Timed matching game around 2003

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It was a game played on the computer in and around 2003. It is a matching game but you only click the matches already there you cant move them. It had a blue background I think and it was a rectangle playing field. some of the matches were gummy bears, candy corn. There were different random boards and you couldn't choose them, like fruit, candy. There was a colored timer that counted down, kinda in the shape of an exclamation point. you could clear different levels until the timer ended. very addictive game It is not candy crush or those type of games. Please help me remember the name of this game.

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This seems like a memory/concentration game; matching pairs of tiles with images.

Lots of those, but here is a group for them:
https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/co ... y-variants

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It isnt one of those. I want to think I played it on either popcap games, iwin, gamehouse, or a page like that

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So it should be for browser then, maybe in this shorter list?

https://www.mobygames.com/browse/games/ ... /top-down/


There is quite a number of such games online, so it would be hard to find; nevertheless look at Y8 and similar sites:
https://www.y8.com/tags/match_3

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It was only a match 2 game. Like the board would pop up with random matches and you had to click them. When you got a certain score it would go to the next level, and so on til you ran out of time. I could only get to the 3rd level as it went pretty fast. I looked through your links and still didnt see it. It's so frustrating! Lol I know I found the game in 2003 and started playing it for a year or so till life got in the way.

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It took me over a month but I finally figured it out this time!! The game is called Swapit!

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Thanks for the update, is it the game in this link? https://gsnweb.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/art ... 26-SwapIt-

If so, it is a match 3 game after all; but not listed on mobygames - I think it would not be allowed, as it might be considered as gambling.
(The website for the game is unavailable outside US & Canada, but it seems to be a casino site)

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yes it is! but it can be played without money as well

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