Candy Crush Saga Level 2290 tips and video

Hints and tips showing how to pass level 2290 Candy Crush Saga without boosters by Cookie
Level 2290 has been made easier by increased time and decreased points, but is still not easy.
While this is not impossible to do it is extremely hard for anyone who doesn't love timed levels.
It is imperative that you get down into the bottom half of the board as quickly as possible using stripes or stripe/wrap combos. It isn't hard to make the special candies, but racing against the clock means it is very easy to miss the best moves.
DON'T WASTE BOOSTERS!
Colourbombs won't do much good to begin with so starting with a colourbomb booster is likely to be a waste of the booster.
Once you get down into the bottom of the board try to make moves there as much as possible while at the same time collecting extra time candies as often as you can. Extra time candies will drop from the top when you create cascades and these are best made using colourbombs and stripe/wrap combos.
 You really need to get those fingers moving and forget about thinking about your moves, there just isn't time.
Using a colourbomb on the countdown bombs will give you the best scores, but keep your eye on the timer and you may have to use a colourbomb to collect extra time instead.
Don't switch a colourbomb with a stripe or wrap because it gives very low points and takes up a lot of time. The only time a colourbomb/stripe may be useful is at the beginning of the game to break through into the bottom.
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182 comments:

  1. These hints come up at 2288 for me.... and 2288 is pretty difficult without boosters I
    d say. I had to throw the kitchen sink at it twice to get it.... with a fish, sprinkle, wrap/stripe and a handswitch it was easy.... what a cheater I am... LOL gotta go to work.... see ya later... Onward Crushers.

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  2. I'm not going to waste any more time on it until a MAJOR fix occurs. I hate timed levels anyway. I've tried 2290 about 25 times and just barely been able to make the score bar move up. I can't imagine there being a lucky enough "lucky board" to make this level possible for me.

    MB
    lostmessages@charter.net

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  3. Really? I must have gotten a lucky board. I passed 2288 without boosters on the first try. Was able to match a colourbomb and a stripe. I had much more trouble with 2286,2287 and 2289.

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  4. uh oh MB if you are waiting what will we do.... trying 2290 now... it's horrid I agree.... did you pass it yet? Onward Crushers

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  5. OK tried it and it is NOT doable,,,,, sucks....
    well done if you are going onward crushers.... and if you are how'd you do it?

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  6. Ridiculous beyond words!!! Tried this level over 50 times now and highest score is 30,000.... please fix this so we can continue to enjoy this game....... Video sure gives a lot of extra time candies, and I'm lucky to get one!!!.....nothing more to say.

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  7. Just not doable! Why are they developing this type of frustrating levels?

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  8. Hey Ditte: Way to crush! Glad you got a good board. I've played in fifty something more times ( since last post ) and just not getting anywhere. It's just nasty, sticking with a game this long and having the writers hand you a kick in the teeth (not sure that's a valid... oh never mind) like this.


    MB
    lostmessages@charter.net

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  9. got up to 143,000, so it is doable...I think

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  10. Tried over 30 times and barely got the bar to move even using a colour bomb or a striped/wrapped booster.

    Need a VERY lucky board I think and I quite like timed levels. Sue

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  11. Note. You will not score highly if you mix a colour bomb with a striped or wrapped candy. This sounds counter-intuitive, but you will get a much better score by mixing the colour bomb with a plain colour. I agree with all the negative comments above. I think King throws in these impossible boards to slow people down. They must know by now that most of us hate timed levels, especially those like this one where it appears impossible to score anywhere near the required amount unless you get a lucky board. I'm getting tired of waiting.................

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  12. PS There is an even worse one waiting at 2290! :-) ..............

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  13. Yippie! Finally! I managed to open the board by matching two colourbombs and scored 347140 points. Glad to be done with this horrible level.

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  14. Having said I'd tried over 30 times the very next go I passed. HOWEVER my score was 158,000 (only 1 star)and before it had said you needed to score 200,000???
    Have they just made it easier? Sue

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  15. They made it "easier" by boosting the moves to 35 with a score of 150,000....that being said, I have been playing this level for some time now and can't get my score above 25,800...I will need the luckiest board on the planet to beat this one, but the frustration continues and I HATE TIMED LEVELS!!!!

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  16. AFTER they made it easier, I got it, 3 stars, first try, no boosters.
    Does this mean they actually listen, or maybe read this blog? Oh, and by the way, it was one heck of a lucky board...


    MB
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  17. Well, what do you know.... I passed with no boosters!!! Scored 164,000.... Thank you King!!! I guess it can be done!

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  18. I've tried over 40 times and have only gotten 43,000 points. It's almost impossible and certainly no fun! I enjoy playing if the level is anywhere near doable without waisting time and special candies over and over. It may be a little easier since they increased the time and deceased the points you need, but it's still WAY too frustrating.

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  19. I agree, over 50 tries, impossible, ready to quit

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  20. OK. Got through 2290 this morning. Just sat done and went through a few more levels and ran smack into 2295. Did I mention I hate timed levels? It doesn't look THAT evil, but I'm out of lives and my first few tries were massively so so.

    Keep crushin'

    MB
    lostmessages@charter.net

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  21. I'm about done. This is so stupid and frustrating. I'll come back in a couple of weeks.

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  22. This is not a fair level. I will ask KING : Please fire de person that made level 2290
    greetingsd from the Netherlands.

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  23. noticed that level 2290 has been changed to 35 secs and 150000 points needed. it doesn't make this level any easier. played about another 20 times since the change and got 46000 points once. not been above 12000 the rest of the times. very rarely do any time candies fall from the top and making special candies is still not easy because there is hardly any room at the top of the board. also there is far too much icing to clear with so little time. this level needs a complete overhaul ASAP. you need to start bringing levels back that have a bit of skill in them instead of making people hang around for a lucky board to appear. all the fun has been taken away from this game. don't think i'll be hanging around much longer unless big changes are made

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  24. I have been collecting extra lives by asking teammates to send some for the first time ever ! These, along with my dailies (collected at least 3 or 4 times a day) for the past 3 days and I haven't once scored anything above 22,000. Most of the time I run out of moves at about 8,000 !! I HATE timed levels anyway but this is ridiculous -(

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  25. OK, my first opinion of 2295 was wrong. I don't think it's as bad as 2290, but I'm going through a lot of lives trying to get through it. Not fun at all.

    MB
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  26. Boring, boring timed level. Frustrating too! I am not even getting close to the required score.

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  27. I don't think I have complained about a level before, but this is just a stupid level. Tried over 100 times, best score 67K. Is this the best they can do?

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  28. Anyone who needs more people sending them lives, send me a FB friend request: Rob Mason in Banner Elk, NC.


    MB
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  29. King deserves every negative comment it gets with this level....I cannot begin to guess how many times I've played it now, but when you can't even get half the points necessary, it's time to hang it up...are you listening King???? People are not having fun when they can't even get close to winning...it's just a game, so if you don't go a little easy on us, it's just not worth it to stick with you...again, are you listening King???

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  30. Finally finally finally passed this level. Got lucky enough to get a stripe next to a sprinkle on the top early on. Knowing, the point value for this combo is low (lower than sprinkle with plain candy), I hesitated but ultimately switched them (heck, after 80+ tries at this, why not). This enabled a great swath of the bottom area to clear. Three sprinkles with a a bomb later, I'm at 291,000. What an awful awful level. After this, I'm thinking it might have been worth it to use a sprinkle booster with the package/stripe booster and hoping that they line up next to each other at the outset. Anyway, moving on...

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  31. Nice offer rob but I am so bored with this one that playing 5 lives at a time is too much

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  32. Random. Agree with above comment - it all depends on opening up the bottom. After about 60 attempts it opened up for me and then it was simple. Make a color bomb (that simple!) and take out a couple of bombs with it. 1 star and onwards. This level achieved what I am sure is its objective. It slowed me down for about a day.

    Good luck from Manila

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  34. This is by far the most annoying level ever. Stuck now for a few days but I did not even come close. Maybe 50.000 is the best I did. Now I quit playing after 3 attempts. So boring. I don't even use the free lives I get from my friends anymore, they can keep it. Time to quit this game. 35 Seconds and in between shuffles because there no more moves........... This is stupid.

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  35. Seriously jealous of those of you who have passed this. It's taken all my good boosters, stupid me used them when it was even harder and now I have to go sugar popping again to get a stripe wrap and some hand switches and hammers to hopefully help me get through. I was close once in about 200 tries...

    MB I sent you a friend request. I have no friends at this episode or anywhere close.... course I might not be playing much longer if it continues to frustrate me beyond belief..... I am not purchasing moves.... it is not on my terms LOL.... I only purchase when I feel that it's fair and I'm being impoatient... This is not fair and I am getting really frustrated! Go onward you lucky crushers.

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  36. I have got to say, this is one of the most irritating levels so far. It's a miracle if you can even get the bottom opened up, yet alone to get any extra 5 sec. I've been on this a couple of days and just don't seem to even get close. I guess it's just waiting for a lucky board-- anytime soon would be good!!!!

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  37. this level is again a joke

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  38. candy crush saga level 2290
    ive been trying this level for 5 days now and got nowhere.
    even although points have been reduced to 150000 and time has been increased by 10secs this level has not been made any easier.
    very rarely do extra time candies drop down and its very hard to make special candies. ive had over 90 goes even after the changes and ive never opened up the bottom half once.
    this game has had all the fun taken out of it.
    I think its time that your designers take a long hard look at themselves. I don't mind hard levels but you have to give people a chance.
    think i'll be leaving this game once and for all. its become a total waste of time

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  39. Congrats, after all these years you finally got me this far. I just deleted the game, goodbye.

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  40. what a stupid level. no chance of getting the score! cant even make it half way! whats their problem? not enough people beijng able to create levels to keep up with us? what do think when they invent a game? these slow down tactics are really starting to bore me zzzzzzzzzzzzz

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  41. First post, worst level

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  42. what a crap level! I am lucky if I get 10,000 points let alone 150,000! wheres my lucky board? think I will be here forever. I dont even enjoy playing timed levels ... when is there going to be skip button? i play for fun and to think out moves

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  43. So now that I have paid to get past this level they have made it 125,000 points in 40 seconds. this happens all the time as if they just want to collect some $$ before moving on and dangling another carrot. I just wish it would end.

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  44. BORING BORING BORING BORING BORING

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  45. I am not paying to pass this level, If I don't pass it by Wednesday I am quitting the game. Their little trick is to make it somewhat possible and let it seem like you will get a sprinkle if you pay to continue... so sucks and I am not going to do it.... it would be one thing if it were reasonable and I wanted to pay to pass it cos I just wanted to move along. I am not going to pay them to build hopeless levels. Nope.... so we will see.... sigh... onward you lucky crushers....

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  46. OK I made it now that it was 125000 and 40 seconds and a whole lot easier to break through. I did it without boosters.... pretty frustrated crusher here..... happy to move on though.... onward crushers!

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  47. This is one of those levels which I designed to make money for them.

    I have used enough candies, stripes etc on this level and will not spend any more until a fix is applied to this level.

    What a rip-off

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  48. Oh the irony. Takes me a week to get passed this level and then get 260k. No boosters though :)

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  49. This is the second-worst level I have ever played (I once had a level that took months!). I don't know how much more patience I have. I was hoping this would come out for the mobile app, because I find timed levels are sometimes easier on a mobile. But no, I guess I have to wait another week--or hope I get a lucky board soon.

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  50. I finally got through this awful level. Had a few lollipops so when I had a colour bomb and a bit of time, I used 5/6 of the lollipops to create bombs which the colour bomb took out.

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  51. It's easier now, 125K target wt 40 secs. I started wt CB and wrapped/stripped candy (wish that it's at hp, can restart the game for best position). Anyway, those candies helped to open the bottom part. Easy after that.

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  52. I hate timed levels. I hate this timed level. The only good thing about it is that it's over so quickly that I can go about my day. Ridiculous.

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  53. It's official. I will never finish this level. It's not even remotely fun.

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  54. no need for tips and hints, king will let you through when ready. ridiculous 5 lives used in 8 seconds that beats the previous level by about 3 seconds, that's fun!!!!!!
    takes longer to prove I'm not a robot that to play this level.

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  55. Been trying for 2 weeks now, still get nowhere close! Could be here forever. What a dreadful timed level!!!!

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  56. It seems like every time I come here to read the blog, I get the lucky board. 298,000 points just like that. Keep crushing!

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  57. Timed levels are all about lucky boards and nothing else. I scored 110k on my first try at this level, maybe that was my lucky board and I missed my chance. Since then I cant get over 30k. Oh well, just a matter of time I suppose, but I am starting to play this game an awful lot less, it has become very boring with these seemingly impossible levels

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  58. The amount of comments on this level says it all. Soul destroying crap!!

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  59. KING WE HATE TIMED LEVELS...........posting for luck and praying for a lucky board ......AGAIN......

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  60. 5 lives last about 4 minutes on this level, if you are lucky and 2 hours and 30 minutes to refill. No fun at all, just another boring, tedious level

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  61. If you are willing to use boosters, this level is very easy: add an additional CB on top of magic helmet, as soon as game starts, use two hammers to knock blocker under timed bomb, use CB on timed bomb color immediately, with one more CB on board and board wide open, it is easy to get required score. PH

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  62. Another frustrating timed level! I hate timed levels more so the ones that are marked Hard! Haven't come even a quarter close to passing this level.

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  63. Posting for luck. Bhahahahaha, no really, I am..

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  64. Thanks PH for your suggestion. I have the Magical Helmet on my Android but I don't want to lose it so I used my iPad. I played levels 1, 2, and, 3 just to acquire the Magical Helmet. Then load another CB and striped/wrapped for good measure. I passed it on that try. Now I have both Magical Helmets on my 2 tablets, IOS and Android.

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    1. Glad that you passed this level without much of trouble. Just to clarify, load stripe/wrapped could be a bad thing because if it triggers cascading before mystery candy drops, then game is pretty much over. PH

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    2. Sorry, please ignore above reply, it should be for another timed level 2295, not for this level. PH

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  65. What is the magic hat thing? I keep asking get as I've never seen one. How do I get one? What does it do? How can I pass this God awful level?

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    1. The Magic Dash is a feature that automatically available from time to time.
      You need to pass levels without loosing any life i.e. first try.
      You can see if it is available by entering to the cup/envelop info (top right on android).

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  66. Very difficult. I too used the helmets and an extra bomb. Still nothing. Need lucky board.

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  67. 125,000 points in 40 seconds is still a joke! This level still needs nerfing once again! Goodbye CC!😡

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  68. Passed it on scond try using one color bomb from the magic helmet and form 3 more by myself.
    For the last color bomb I used hammer even though I was way above the required points.
    Finished with 461,160.
    Good Luck.

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  69. I don't know how you all are passing this one. I think I lost all my five lives in about 5 minutes:(
    Ms. Cookie, please help and send me a lucky board.

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  70. Never pay a cent Bobby15 February 2017 at 13:48

    I've tried helmet with extra sprinkles; not even close. I usually can't crack open the bombs even with my boards.

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  71. 5th try, no boosters,the bombs went off and a sprinkle popped up and sent it over the limit.

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    1. I want what you were having:)
      Ms. Cookie, help!!!!

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  72. Posting for luck as I am not finding it "easy" to make combos! Haven't been able to get any score out of a few thousand! Going to be a long few days or week trying to get this one done without that lucky board...

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  73. I HATE TIMED LEVELS!!!!!!!

    After trillions of tries I got close, and bought 5 extra lives with my gold bars and THANK GOODNESS! It's done.

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  74. Another impossible level that makes it harder with my arthritis.

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  75. Look at all the comments King. And shockingly on a timed level. You SUCK King. Done with you . Deleting cc

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  76. What jackass is creating these timed levels. Completely impossible, they leave it for awhile and then make it easier. Fire this jackass and make FUN, DOABLE, levels.

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  77. King are complete assholes

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  78. I finally passed this miserable level with a lucky board that got me to 114K. Bought 10 gold bars and was able to pass with about 150K. Thankful that is over!

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  79. Reshuffling 6x?????? Ridiculous and many times there is only one move. This is an insulting level.

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  80. I followed PH's advice yesterday at 05:37 and finished on 2nd try. Level 2295 in my opinion is much, much harder.
    Sharon

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  81. Got tired of not coming anywhere close. Got the helmet added sprinkle and wrap/stripe. That opened things up and away I went. When you have to use that much fire power- something's wrong.

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  82. Very strange: on IPad hundreds of tries and not even close. On Android, made it on my second try.

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  83. Sage here: lots of comments. Lots of frustration. Suddenly I don't feel so old. Just determined. In the morning 2290. I will crush you! But then there's 2295? Oh my!

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  84. Thanks Gil - I'll kept an eye out.

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  85. Finally done it, no boosters. You need to be very lucky to be able to make a sprinkle and match it with a colour that you have at least one bomb of. That's the secret but getting the arrangement for a sprinkle is pure luck.

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  86. You win candy crush. I just can't get one. Frustrated to the max.

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  87. Sage here: Level failed. You did not reach the goal! Demoralizing words.

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  88. Nearly 100 comments.... says it all, really. I just got to 115000 and my finger hovered over the 'play on' button to buy more moves. But I resisted! How many people haven't? Say no more....

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  89. Lucky board I guess...third try. Got two sprinkles side by side and bam the rest a piece of cake. Over 335,000. Thank you candy crush. Good luck crushers!

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  90. Someone has to be paying king to buy boosters for levels like this. If they weren't, they wouldn't be making levels like this that make others quit for good. It's also enough for most of us to not play any other game ever again. So King is defeating it's purpose by not making these fun.

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  91. Need a lucky board CC, this one is very hard

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  92. You can tell somethings wrong by the number of posts. Doesn't matter if I use booster or not. I can barely break into the bottom. Only hope is waiting for the lucky board.

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  93. Done, done, done.

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  94. This is absolutely the WORST level ever! There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason. I've gotten as high as 78000 doing nothing and 25000 with boosters. I think it's time to say goodbye to Candy Crush. I've been at it a week now. I couldn't wait for my friend to catch up. She did and passed me! All luck! Jersey Girl

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  95. Took almost a week. I have no idea where my score came from. I was heading for the usual 10,000, got one speckle and action and the score was way over the requirement some how.

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  96. Need a lucky board

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  97. Sage here: praying for a lucky board posting for a lucky board.

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  98. Followed Cookie advise, although still very difficult, finally opened the board up. Things fell nicely then. Three stars. Keep trying. I was on this level two days. Yes, I believe in lucky boards. Yours will come.

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  99. Played over 100 games can't even get close, need that very lucky board!!!!

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  100. I am never going to pass this level, despite the fact it has supposedly been simplified. It's IMPOSSIBLE ! I cannot get even close ! Highest score about 80,000. Average score about 8,000 after many tries. Fed up, sort it out please king. At this level of the game we should not have to wait for so called lucky boards. You are insulting our intelligence. We want levels in which we have to rely on our skill, not luck.

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  101. Impossible. Posting for luck.

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  102. I cannot even imagine ever passing this level. What a nightmare 😭😭😭

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  103. The worst dumb-fuck level yet, can't even get to 10,000 most of the time. No tips, have to wait for a lucky board. FUCK those of you, who pay for boosters

    - angry bird

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  104. Posting here for advice, I still never got my levels starting at 2286 on my android phone. I pistwd5 on King care and someone said I should do an update for cc on my phone. I thought that makes you lose all of your boosters. Y'all are the cc gurus so asking for your advice.

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  105. This is the worst level yet. Average score after numerous games is 10,000. I may try a few more times but it's time to get rid of CC, levels are getting worse and worse.

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  106. I don't have any mates at this level, I don't know what to do, nothing seems to work, I got 75,000 once but that's to little to buy moves, it would cost a fortune, help please

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  107. I brought my IPad on a trip with my husband so I would have something to do while he works.Timed level 2290:(. I get no timed candies falling at all, and haven't scored even close to the points.I cannot understand why CC would want people to give up after days of trying .Why waste time and stay frustrated?I have other games so I guess that is where I will go unless CC makes this level passable.

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  108. Posting for luck after days of trying.

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  109. Posting for luck, maybe that's the only way to get past this

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  110. A couple of other games that are fun if you need some time to fill are Cookie jam and Genies and Gems. That both have lots of variations on different levels, have boosters that can be earned without costing money and best of all you sometimes get 24 hours of unlimited lives for no reason. Oh wait, really best of all is that there are NO timed levels. I don't know how long I'll be stuck here but who cares, there are other games that are less frustrating and maybe soon King will finally get the point that timed levels are just not fun.

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  111. Level 2290 is so difficult, I never manage to get anywhere near the total required. Please wish me good luck for what must be 80th attempt, after 100 I will have to give up

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  112. Had board very open at bottom..when i timed out a choc bomb hit a bomb and made score! Took about 8 tries

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  113. Impossible level posting for luck

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  114. Amen to all the above. This is no fun anymore!

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  115. I've been stuck here for a day and it definitely no fun. Once I got to 105k but most of the time I'm struggling to even reach 20k. I need a miracle.

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  116. A miracle happened two tries later. A stripe/wrap combo blasted a big hole and a couple of sprinkle later my score was over 259k. Pure luck but I don't care.

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  117. Reading all these frustrating blogs, I can tell I'll be here a long time.

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  118. Did I say I don't like timed levels.?

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  119. This level is impossible. Can't get to the bottom of the board.

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  120. Waiting for a lucky board. Very frustrating!

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  121. No time for skill in the level. Boosters are no help. Waiting for a long time for a lucky board.

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  122. Not super hard level but impossible level. Time to quit this frustration. No slkill but luck only. No fun!

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  123. Even had a double chocolate sprinkle and no luck.

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  124. You made it till here and everybody complains about how hard the level is. Yes, it is hard, even marked as "super hard", and it is super hard so what do you expect? A challenge. Nice!! E
    But everyone is personally insulted if a level is not solvable after 10 attempts. Yes, you need patience and a fairly good board (and if you do a CB, usw it soon for a color with 5sec or any color helping to open the lower board). Because the solution is "only" to get down and open the lower part of the board and then a little luck. I promise you, it is possible. Btw, after about 70 attempts I had 124900 points which meant to fail for 100 points, but did still not want to invest 10 gold because I knew one can make it without boosters. Needed another 40 attempts, then ended with about 270.000 points, You need patience and as I said little luck and you must be quick quick quick and use every vertical stripe you can make, the more the better. Later wrapped are better. Good luck!

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  125. Tried at least 100 times with no luck. Patience is the key.

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  126. Still waiting for a lucky board. Can't make necessary combos. I know patience is the name of the game but this is getting boring. Not even close.

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  127. Helmets and booster aren't any help. Just a waste to use them. So frustrated!

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  128. No clue how to accomplish this level. Been on it too long with no success. Boosters don't help. Getting about ready to quit. Not fun anymore.

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  129. Can't get passed 40,000. Any suggestions? Been on this level for ever.

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  130. Has anyone passed this level on an iPad? No luck. Not close.

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  131. Absolutely rubbish I hate times levels and this one is impossible, time to delete I think there are other better games about

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  132. Posting for luck ... luck you need again for sure! Not stressing me though ... it's just a game and eventually lucky board will arrive like it happened to other crushers.

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  133. Come on King ... Do you want to get rid of your non profitable players that much? (the ones who can't spend money) This level needs more time or less points ... don't you see it? I want to keep playing for fun while using some strategies once in a while ... that would be great don't you think?

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  134. No complaints, no one listens so why bother! Hoping for a lucky board! Mouse

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  135. I don't understand why King makes levels that are impossible to pass for days...If it's about making money, which it is! then atleast let you get close so you're tempted to buy something. This level is needlessly impossible making it a non revenue generating.

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  136. Well I never thought I would say this but 2290 is beyond anything I wish to continue. It may very well be the last one. Not even close to anything. Time after time after time. I don't really like the new set design either. It's been real but adieu.

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  137. King is out of it's mind if they think I'm spending money on this freakin level! This is the STUPIDIST LEVEL YET!!!!! I'm sick of their BS and these stupid level that require NO thought, NO skill and NO way to pass without playing and playing until some supposed "lucky board" shows up! I'm done!!!!!

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  138. Yuk!!! Still trying!! Even with helps I'm getting no where.

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  139. I just got the jackpot on the daily spin ,was delighted but even with an arsenal of boosters I couldnt even make the score bar rise , ,ive been on this level for DAYS !!!!!!!! I don't know what the object of the game is anymore , all I know is that a game should be fun and this level is sucking the life right out the game , it's like no one cares anymore ,just keep producing levels that hold you back for days on end and pushes people who are dlose to quiting over the edge .

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  140. King are sucking the life out of this game lately

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  141. Posting for luck...

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  142. Struggling for days on this one just can't get anywhere near the score needed

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  143. Posting for luck.

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  144. I have never been stuck on a level for this length, there's no fun in this

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  145. Posting for luck. Mind numbingly boring. Never even been close. Good luck everyone.

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  146. I'm doing well to break 10%. I think the only way to beat this level is to uncover some bombs and then get lucky enough to form a candy ball to set the bombs off. But even uncovering bombs is very difficult in the time allowed.

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  147. King has made it clear they dont give a flying fuck about the players. This last ten level stretch has made this the worst game for fun ever. Posts use to be about fair but challenging levels and how it was fun to beat it now its just about how people hate it and are sick to death of timed and hard lucky board levels . FUCK OFF KING

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  148. My Challenge King CC Players quit all king games . FUCK CC
    Such garbage after garbage never will you see a nickle from me again all players quit this game

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  149. "Bob,I need you to get on the design for level 2290. Players are catching up!"

    "I know, boss. I'm trying to come up with something new and fun for the players. Seems like we're in a bit of a rut. Too many levels dependent on luck rather than skill. I don't know about you, but if I was a player I wouldn't like that."

    "Skill schmill! Who cares about skill? What we want is for them to pay money to win. Make the level hard...no,wait... impossible to pass without spending money."

    "Hmmm, ok, whatever you say, boss. You know,I just had a great idea. I'll design a timed level. Make it virtually impossible for the player to pass. Well make lots of money!"

    "There you go. I knew I liked you, Bob. You have a great imagination."

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  150. I'm too old.
    I'm too slow.
    I'm too addicted.

    WTF

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  151. Worst timed level ever, got close onve then time ran out! Then last night i was doing well, matched CB with bomb, so intent on matching extra time candies I didnt notice bomb about to explode, had the points but lost the game���� so frustrating!! Not been clos since..

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  152. Worst timed level ever, got close once then time ran out! Then last night i was doing well, matched CB with bomb, so intent on matching extra time candies I didn't notice bomb about to explode, had the points but lost the game���� so frustrating!! Not been close since..

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  153. Not even getting 25,000 never mind 125,000. Never anywhere near, even starting with boosters so now just praying for lucky board to get somewhere near... Collecting GOLD BARS but nowhere near enough to chance using them!!!

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  154. Posting for luck then I'll give it a try
    If I don't​ pass it, l know I won't cry.
    See I can't stand these whiners, these babies and snits,
    Who bitch and complain If they can't complete shit.
    If you can't play this game and handle a loss
    WAIT...you made it this far....I don't need to go any further do I?

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  155. Very poetic and cute. However, I guess I will be classified as a crybaby, snit or whiner. As one who suffers from neuropathy in the fingers from chemo, these timed levels are extremely difficult. There has definitely been a increase of these type of levels, which most are only doable when given a lucky board.

    Guess my only option is to await for that lucky board.

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  156. Guess I won't be playing cc much. This is IMPOSSIBLE!

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  157. In 2 words....TERRIBLE LEVEL!

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  158. I see a treasure chest...too bad I will probably not reach it since I can't pass this dreadful level.

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  159. Day 4
    Posting for luck...
    Posting for SANITY!!!!!!

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  160. I GIVE UP! So frustrating.

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  161. I've lost count on how many days I have spent on this one. UGH!

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  162. TOTALLY BORED NOW

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  163. Ah. Finally beat this one. Looks like the trick is indeed to try to break through to the bottom as quick as you can. So in the beginning take a bit of time to check for possibilities for vertical stripes and concentrate on the side that looks like having the best perspective from the strat. Took me 3 days but I just managed with some 370.000 points. Good Luck CC'ers. JJ from NL

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  164. this level is giving me a headache...I see a cc vacation in my future

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  165. Lots of comments here, so this is another " wait for a lucky board " level. 5 games goes by really fast.

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  166. Not many + time candies falling. This is proving to be another level to keep me from playing very much.

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  167. Impossible been on two weeks the end candy crush R.I.P

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  168. Posting for luck!

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  169. Can't even get the board to open up. Posting for luck.

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  170. After posting for luck got through this level had to buy 10gold bars but worth it to get through.

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