Agh, hate to keep replying to myself, but I've made one more tweak (in the 
pastie) to manually check for increasing NVPs.


I wrote:
> I wrote:
> > Here's my first solution, attached and pastied here:
> > http://pastie.caboo.se/149976
> 
> I've taken out the net-negative check, since it was throwing out cases where 
> there is a solution (like [-1000, 999]). I was trying to toss out the cases 
> where the NVP graph is increasing past -1 (like [-100, -30, 35, -40, -45]). 
> How can these be detected?
> 
> -Jesse Merriman