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This is an example of a completed LITS puzzle. The grid is split up in to regions with at least 4 cells
each, your aim is to insert a Tetromino in each region such that,

- Two Tetrominoes of the same type can't touch horizontally or vertically. Additionally, this applies to rotations and reflections as well.
- The Tetrominoes should form one continuous area.
- 2×2 filled cells are not allowed.

This is an example of a starting LITS puzzle. You will sometime find that a starting puzzle has some
regions are exactly 4 cells, i.e. you can just fill those regions in straight away.

That isn't the case here. A good starting technique in this kind of situation is to look at regions
that are only 5 or 6 cells. There are 3 regions in this starting grid that only have 5 cells. For each
of these 3 regions, there are only 2 different ways we can insert a Tetromino, so we can fill in the
overlapping cells.

We are now in this situation, and can make a few observations,

- We can't fill in cell A as this would break rule 3, i.e. we can't have any filled 2×2 blocks. This means cell A must be empty.
- This only leaves one option of Tetromino for this region, i.e. cell B must be filled.
- Apply rule 3, we can also conclude that cells C and D must be empty.

We are now in this situation, and can make a few observations,

- If we filled in cell A, this would leave us with two S Tetrominoes next to each together, which breaks rule 1.
- This means cell B must be filled.
- With the 'X' we inserted last time, the region on the left only has 5 available cells, and we can fill in cells C, D and E.

Some more observations,

- Cell A must be empty to make sure we don't break rule 3.
- Filling in cell B would give us two S shaped Tetrominoes together and break rule 1, so cell B must be empty.
- This means cell C must be filled.
- We can also insert a I Tetromino across the top as we only have 4 unfilled cells in this region now.

More observations,

- Filling in cell A would give us 2 Tetrominoes of the same type next to each other, so cell A must be empty.
- This means cell B must be filled.

Our final observations for this puzzle,

- Cell A must be filled to satisfy rule 2, i.e. all filled cells must form one continuous whole.
- This region can't contain a S or L Tetromino as after filling cell A it will be touching both of these types.
- There is no way to insert a T Tetromino in this region without breaking rule 3.
- This means this region must contain a I Tetromino, and there is only one way to do this.

Our completed LITS puzzle!

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