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Pronunciation of Russian word Тетрис[edit]

Pronuciation of Russian Тетрис is IPA [ˈtɛtrʲɪs], like in теннис, not [ˈtʲetrʲɪs]) like in тетрадь. The reason of this phenomenon is that letter Е doesn't palatalize the preceding consonant (like in Russian тема [tʲemə], тесть [tʲesʲtʲ], теорема [tʲɪɐˈrʲemə], тело [tʲelə]) if the word may be considered a loanword and it is considerably new for the language. Examples are: теннис [ˈtɛnʲɪs], тег [tɛk]/[tɛg], тест [tɛst], тент [tɛnt], Теодор [tɛɐˈdor].

Source: I was born in Russia, my first language is Russian, I live in Russia. I think I know. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Shevvv (talkcontribs) 15:13, 25 June 2013 (UTC)

Indefinite play section: OR?[edit]

The idea that play is impossible with an ideal random flow of pieces is well-cited. The argument that the piece generators are not actually random and therefore the previous argument fails in practice, seems right, but is uncited. Is it OR? Anybody know some sources on this? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2607:F140:400:A002:9284:DFF:FEF3:FFE5 (talk) 22:07, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

Source required for the Hicks story[edit]

In this article, there's the information: "By 1988, the Soviet government began to market the rights to Tetris, after a promotional trip to the country by Gerald Hicks, the one time United States champion of the game" Where does that info come from? I've searched on google, and here are two interesting search results:

this yields the wikipedia page, and many others with exactly the same text! (ripoff? :-) )

no result with hicks and tetris, without the exact phrasing of the WP article. This makes me wonder whether it's just a piece of folklore that is being passed around. Of course I'm probably wrong, but still, I think it should be sourced. Jrob kiwi (talk) 15:40, 10 June 2014 (UTC)

Computational complexity[edit]

I think that the section of computational complexity should be made bigger.

Check this page: http://liacs.leidenuniv.nl/~kosterswa/tetris/ There is a lot of information about tetris complexity, like ways to create board configurations, some variants of tetris that are undecidable, etc.

Also, recently appeared a document in arxiv that claims to have solved an open problem about tetris:

http://arxiv.org/abs/1506.07204

what do you think about it? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.172.13.166 (talk) 16:22, 26 June 2015 (UTC)