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Forum: Main Forum 03-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,231
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On the other hand, if the findings lead you to...

On the other hand, if the findings lead you to pursue medical genetic testing, it's going to be on the record anyway. I miraculously came up negative for all of the cancer predispositions for my...
Forum: Main Forum 03-18-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,601
Posted By Lurker
I agree about keeping quotes from controversial...

I agree about keeping quotes from controversial figures as a way to create a dialogue and teach, as much as it might hurt to see one from a fallen hero (or horrible person from history) that...
Forum: Main Forum 12-31-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,394
Posted By Lurker
I'm presuming he met them all headed the other...

I'm presuming he met them all headed the other way, and the traveller was the only one going to St. Ives.
Forum: Main Forum 12-28-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,231
Posted By Lurker
Who were you back then? Anyone we might...

Who were you back then? Anyone we might recognize?
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 200,972
Posted By Lurker
Wait, the answers were in the back of the book? ...

Wait, the answers were in the back of the book? Aaargh!
Forum: Main Forum 10-21-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,781
Posted By Lurker
You could cheat and use a ROT13 converter, which...

You could cheat and use a ROT13 converter, which just shifts all the letters halfway around the alphabet. Around here, we can read that like it was uncoded, so you probably couldn't fool your...
Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,494
Posted By Lurker
For a while, I was solving cryptos in French on...

For a while, I was solving cryptos in French on one of the French newspaper sites. It was a pretty limited list of quotes, since they were only expecting you to do one a day, so I gave it up. Plus,...
Forum: Main Forum 08-01-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,367
Posted By Lurker
When new quotes are introduced, there's a period...

When new quotes are introduced, there's a period of stats-gathering. It's a couple of months. Long enough that the puzzles get played a lot, but not so much that players start to memorize them and...
Forum: Main Forum 07-31-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,367
Posted By Lurker
A lot of people play and don't compete, or don't...

A lot of people play and don't compete, or don't care about their %. Before I had an account, I only finished about half of the ones I tried. Short attention span.
Forum: Main Forum 07-23-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 129,054
Posted By Lurker
Lol, LLapp, I was going to post that!

Lol, LLapp, I was going to post that!
Forum: Main Forum 06-16-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,374
Posted By Lurker
I need to get a sheet of those!

I need to get a sheet of those!
Forum: Main Forum 03-04-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,438
Posted By Lurker
Getting back to fishbum's original complaint,...

Getting back to fishbum's original complaint, send Admin an email, ideally with a screen shot. He buys ads in packages and does not have control over the content, but is generally sympathetic to...
Forum: Main Forum 02-21-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 18,882
Posted By Lurker
Perhaps your load speeds are slow, either from...

Perhaps your load speeds are slow, either from router or ISP issues. If your initial page is still loading when you submit your solve, it may add those extra couple of seconds while it redirects. ...
Forum: Main Forum 01-11-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 139,174
Posted By Lurker
Ambrose Bierce: The first word after the colon...

Ambrose Bierce: The first word after the colon is A or An, and it's a quirky definition.
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 139,174
Posted By Lurker
Jerry Coleman: Some player you've never heard...

Jerry Coleman: Some player you've never heard of, who if you had would be the key to solving the entire quote.
Forum: Main Forum 11-30-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 129,054
Posted By Lurker
24 letters? Are you doing these in Greek? Wow,...

24 letters? Are you doing these in Greek? Wow, you are good!
Forum: Main Forum 09-23-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 49,354
Posted By Lurker
…another opens but often we look so...

…another opens but often we look so...
Forum: Main Forum 09-22-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 49,354
Posted By Lurker
Haven't really delved yet. The 2-letter words...

Haven't really delved yet. The 2-letter words are the easiest. 93 is we and the last word is up. The palindrome 5665 is probably look, but a double number doesn't necessarily mean they're both...
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,106
Posted By Lurker
Thanks for giving us more than 10 days this time!...

Thanks for giving us more than 10 days this time! I'm on crypto 100. If I still have a brain after this weekend, I might try the crosswords. (Seriously, it's about the puzzles. I keep forgetting...
Forum: Main Forum 05-28-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,966
Posted By Lurker
What a list. Whew!

What a list.

Whew!
Forum: Main Forum 05-14-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 200,972
Posted By Lurker
Wow, I need a good night's sleep. I thought you...

Wow, I need a good night's sleep. I thought you wrote "al-Banana".
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,689
Posted By Lurker
Thank you! Although, I'm going to miss all those...

Thank you! Although, I'm going to miss all those points on short "difficult" quotes.
Forum: Main Forum 03-25-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,681
Posted By Lurker
Here's another tidbit. Look at the top right of...

Here's another tidbit. Look at the top right of your post, under the #13. It says you joined in June 2009. And if you go under "My Scores", it tells you in your lifetime stats exactly the date you...
Forum: Main Forum 03-24-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,607
Posted By Lurker
Why am I not surprised? ;)

Why am I not surprised? ;)
Forum: Main Forum 03-23-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,607
Posted By Lurker
Now, if we could do something about quotes with...

Now, if we could do something about quotes with errors or mis-attributed… Those get voted on much more than anything else.
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