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 Forum: Main Forum 05-13-2016, 12:50 PM Replies: 211 Views: 130,044 Posted By fishbum "If A__ Ni_a_ is a terrorist, so is George... "If A__ Ni_a_ is a terrorist, so is George Washington." by Gaddafi. There were 14 letters left. That is practically an infinite number of combinations try. If you didn't know who A__ Ni_a_ is you...
 Forum: Main Forum 03-11-2016, 01:20 PM Replies: 12 Views: 3,944 Posted By fishbum I saw a comment from a regular who said she... I saw a comment from a regular who said she hesitated because she wasn't sure of the answer. I try my answer all the time and often have to go back. Other than time, is there a penalty for this?
 Forum: Main Forum 11-18-2015, 01:31 PM Replies: 2 Views: 1,260 Posted By fishbum Thanks Lurker. Thanks Lurker.
 Forum: Main Forum 11-17-2015, 01:51 PM Replies: 2 Views: 1,260 Posted By fishbum Success rate Just finished a gram with a very low success rate. I didn't find it all that difficult. Some folks commented on the low rate. I can't imagine that the dedicated solvers had much impact on the rate...
 Forum: Main Forum 01-08-2015, 01:59 PM Replies: 5 Views: 1,526 Posted By fishbum The state are counts for the substitute letters... The state are counts for the substitute letters not the letters in the actual quote.
 Forum: Main Forum 01-08-2015, 01:54 PM Replies: 5 Views: 1,526 Posted By fishbum Time for my usual complaint about 'remaining'... Time for my usual complaint about 'remaining' letters. Doesn't work right.
 Forum: Main Forum 11-05-2014, 02:11 PM Replies: 58 Views: 19,533 Posted By fishbum This not a "solving" tip but a way of... This not a "solving" tip but a way of completing 'grams in a relaxing manner. It assumes you are not in any competitive mode other than finding the solution. I use the on-screen keyboard, set my...
 Forum: Main Forum 08-11-2014, 01:20 PM Replies: 38 Views: 16,224 Posted By fishbum Numbrix, Jumble, daily crosswords, Spider... Numbrix, Jumble, daily crosswords, Spider Solitary and used to do a lot Free Cell. Oh, and Kyodi Mahjongg.
 Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2014, 01:31 PM Replies: 2 Views: 4,330 Posted By fishbum Solving techniques: Someone commented that they were reluctant to hit 'enter' or 'check it' because they were not sure of one letter. I hit 'check it' all the time. But I am not concerned about speed. My question is: Is...
 Forum: Main Forum 07-18-2014, 01:52 PM Replies: 16 Views: 13,120 Posted By fishbum When I first started, I was skeptical that anyone... When I first started, I was skeptical that anyone could even type that fast.
 Forum: Main Forum 04-10-2014, 11:29 AM Replies: 53 Views: 77,695 Posted By fishbum I think it is fine the way it is. You might... I think it is fine the way it is. You might consider making it a "preference" setting so it could be turned off or on.
 Forum: Main Forum 07-10-2013, 11:08 PM Replies: 26 Views: 16,547 Posted By fishbum Comment col. Maybe some who post their times just felt elated that they did pretty good.
 Forum: Main Forum 06-26-2013, 11:30 PM Replies: 26 Views: 16,547 Posted By fishbum Late comments In the comments column of one puzzle someone made multiple comments at different times on the same day. When someone questioned how this was possible, someone else answered that one could go back and...
 Forum: Main Forum 03-13-2013, 12:47 AM Replies: 24 Views: 9,732 Posted By fishbum Classifying by the number of of letters seems to... Classifying by the number of of letters seems to be oversimplification. I recently did a "difficult' 'gram where the first 3 words were "it is not.." and the next word started with 'on'. With this...
 Forum: Main Forum 03-01-2013, 11:23 PM Replies: 4 Views: 3,075 Posted By fishbum Where does one the info that says there is 20... Where does one the info that says there is 20 folks with 100%?
 Forum: Main Forum 02-24-2013, 12:20 AM Replies: 7 Views: 6,013 Posted By fishbum wvwoman: Here, here! wvwoman: Here, here!
 Forum: Main Forum 02-13-2013, 12:16 AM Replies: 3 Views: 1,730 Posted By fishbum I have been lead to believe that the 'difficulty'... I have been lead to believe that the 'difficulty' scale is based on the number of words. I think this is too simplistic.
 Forum: Main Forum 01-29-2013, 11:38 PM Replies: 41 Views: 23,021 Posted By fishbum 'Hey lady, your sign fell down." 'Hey lady, your sign fell down."
 Forum: Main Forum 12-21-2012, 01:37 AM Replies: 7 Views: 2,652 Posted By fishbum LilyH, Is it the top 50 for the month? fishbum LilyH, Is it the top 50 for the month? fishbum
 Forum: Main Forum 11-14-2012, 11:29 PM Replies: 30 Views: 30,875 Posted By fishbum I think Cryptoquips are still published in the... I think Cryptoquips are still published in the pink section of the S.F. Chronicle. I know they are often someone's attempt to be clever with word play.
 Forum: Main Forum 11-13-2012, 11:40 PM Replies: 41 Views: 23,021 Posted By fishbum "It's not true that I had nothing on---I had... "It's not true that I had nothing on---I had the radio on." Marilyn Monroe
 Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2012, 12:00 AM Replies: 41 Views: 23,021 Posted By fishbum He who laughs, lasts. He who laughs, lasts.
 Forum: Main Forum 11-03-2012, 11:05 PM Replies: 10 Views: 4,667 Posted By fishbum Your right. I meant to it does NOT figure in.... Your right. I meant to it does NOT figure in. Thanks for catching that.
 Forum: Main Forum 11-02-2012, 01:31 AM Replies: 10 Views: 4,667 Posted By fishbum Resetting does calculate in your percentage... Resetting does calculate in your percentage completion rate. I ended October with 100% completion rate and I know I reset many, many time during the month.
 10-23-2012, 10:19 PM Replies: 24 Views: 53,924 Posted By fishbum I don't think it is the success rate that... I don't think it is the success rate that determines the score. It is the difficulty rating and the time that makes the difference.
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