The Method

Read the problem.

Re-read the problem (optional: out loud.)

Mess up hair by thoroughly scratching head in confusion.

Throw some darts to help think of a solution.

Optional: throw them poorly.
Optional: throw them poorly.

Consider how to explain the solution.

Type frantically.

Realize a better, shorter solution and type that instead.

Publish.

Sip of coffee as a reward.

Next problem.