Date: Mar 12, 2013 11:00 AM
Author: Joe Niederberger
Subject: Re: Please help me with the following question

R Hansen says:
>You don't see how there is an attribute to this problem that when you go in one direction you are losing ground and when you go in another you are gaining ground or at least holding your own

I don't think this problem is particularly devious or deceptive. Any problem that offers paths to explore, though, some of which are dead ends, could be described as you say.

Cheers,
Joe N