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Forum: Main Forum 02-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Lurker
I had the same problem yesterday. By the time I...

I had the same problem yesterday. By the time I noticed I could reload the puzzle, 90 minutes had passed. So much for my time this month. Did not get a double load, though, and I was able to...
Forum: Main Forum 02-16-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Lurker
It affects your time and, should you not choose...

It affects your time and, should you not choose to solve the puzzle, your percentage solved. Points accumulate based on how many puzzles you finish. If you're going for speed, you need to keep a...
Forum: Main Forum 02-12-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,687
Posted By Lurker
Welcome aboard! Everyone was new here once. ...

Welcome aboard! Everyone was new here once. Some just have a bigger head start than others. Keep practicing, and you'll improve. Everyone does.
Forum: Main Forum 01-31-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,687
Posted By Lurker
This is your game; it's your free time. If...

This is your game; it's your free time. If maintaining 100% at all costs is what is important to you, do that. You will find that the longer you spend at 100%, the faster you start to solve because...
Forum: Main Forum 01-29-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,687
Posted By Lurker
I have the same problem with the program not...

I have the same problem with the program not keeping up with my typing and putting a later letter in the box. I intentionally type slower while solving puzzles to minimize the problem. It isn't...
Forum: Main Forum 01-24-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By Lurker
Well, this is an apt solution

"Sometimes what you're looking for is right under your nose and you don't even know it."

When you have a pattern of abc'de, it's almost always you're or you've. Since the word your is also in the...
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By Lurker
Quick question: for step #3, what about my...

Quick question: for step #3, what about my homepage? It's going to open on my email unless I temporarily change the homepage to here.
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By Lurker
Oh and unlike Unimom, I get mine on the puzzle...

Oh and unlike Unimom, I get mine on the puzzle load. I don't think I've had it on the solve page. Maybe once.
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By Lurker
I'm on Safari 6.2. OSX 10.8.5 (yes, I know I...

I'm on Safari 6.2. OSX 10.8.5 (yes, I know I should upgrade)
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By Lurker
You too! I just sent Admin an email with two of...

You too! I just sent Admin an email with two of the very lengthy URLs. Hopefully, he can track the source of the redirect.

This is not only a cryptogram problem. I've had these redirects on other...
Forum: Main Forum 01-05-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By Lurker
Is this a paid advertisement, or something your...

Is this a paid advertisement, or something your computer is bugging you to do? If it's an ad, take a screenshot and email it to Admin. It helps if you tell him where you are. Different states, or...
Forum: Main Forum 12-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,471
Posted By Lurker
As an example of why this doesn't always bother...

As an example of why this doesn't always bother me, I read the title of this thread as "mosquitoes, …"

Most of the time, it's a poor translation. I do agree with improper use of dashes and hyphens...
Forum: Main Forum 09-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,611
Posted By Lurker
And DO watch bansai's with the sound on. He's...

And DO watch bansai's with the sound on. He's hilarious.
Forum: Main Forum 09-01-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,988
Posted By Lurker
Happy Birthday gryhnd! Hope you get to spend it...

Happy Birthday gryhnd! Hope you get to spend it with the ones you love.
Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,909
Posted By Lurker
Nope, just the speed issue, which automatically...

Nope, just the speed issue, which automatically lowers your score. You can check as many times as you want and it won't affect your percentage.
Forum: Main Forum 07-19-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,796
Posted By Lurker
I can, but for some reason my computer skips...

I can, but for some reason my computer skips letters when I do it on this site. Still, Ban can probably type at least 30 wpm faster than the average player. Add his eidetic memory to that, and the...
Forum: Main Forum 06-25-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,652
Posted By Lurker
One of those days

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZBlqdJkMwQ
Forum: Main Forum 06-25-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,652
Posted By Lurker
Constantly. That's why I had a "Murphy's...

Constantly. That's why I had a "Murphy's Law" page-a-day calendar once. It was a reminder that I'm not the only one trying to prove Chaos Theory. The universe does it on a daily basis.
Forum: Main Forum 06-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,095
Posted By Lurker
How many points did you have? Were you in the...

How many points did you have? Were you in the top 50? Only players who have accumulated enough points to be in the top 50 for the month are eligible for speed and percentage contests. That tripped...
Forum: Main Forum 05-01-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,436
Posted By Lurker
That was an SNL skit, right?

That was an SNL skit, right?
Forum: Main Forum 03-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,384
Posted By Lurker
I've always been horrendously ignorant of who...

I've always been horrendously ignorant of who sings my favorite songs. It would take me a very looong time to research a top-ten list, with artists and styles from the 1800s to now.

My current...
Forum: Main Forum 03-05-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,899
Posted By Lurker
To me, a "great" movie is one that I'll...

To me, a "great" movie is one that I'll watch whenever it's on, no matter how many times I've seen it. That said, in no particular order:

The Mummy
Galaxy Quest
Star Wars: A New Hope
Raiders of the...
Forum: Main Forum 02-18-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,611
Posted By Lurker
I get suspicious, too, but I think a few people...

I get suspicious, too, but I think a few people just decided to get good before joining, like I did. Those of us who have been around for some of the previous cheaters can generally spot them. ...
Forum: Main Forum 02-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,611
Posted By Lurker
Yep, we all play too much :). Some days, I wish...

Yep, we all play too much :). Some days, I wish all the records could be reset so new players could have the joy of seeing the plane. Then I remember the two 6-second solves I have floating out...
Forum: Main Forum 02-15-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,324
Posted By Lurker
Found it. If you're talking about the last bit...

Found it. If you're talking about the last bit before the commercial break, it's 2X2L talking to CQ. Poor CQ, swallowed up by the black fog in NYC.
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