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 Forum: Main Forum 02-23-2015, 06:47 AM Replies: 2 Views: 1,072 Posted By BuzzBuzz Thank you montyb. Thank you montyb.
 Forum: Main Forum 02-22-2015, 06:20 PM Replies: 2 Views: 1,072 Posted By BuzzBuzz Ctiteria to be on sucesslist I have looked at the list of solvers with the highest solve percent for the current month. My percent is higher thansome on thelist. Iassume there must be some criteria for games played, points...
 Forum: Main Forum 02-14-2013, 04:01 AM Replies: 24 Views: 9,076 Posted By BuzzBuzz Thanks Thanks grynhd41. Very helpful.
 Forum: Main Forum 02-14-2013, 12:18 AM Replies: 24 Views: 9,076 Posted By BuzzBuzz Difficulty levels determined by puzzle length Hi gryhnd51: Thanks for your repsonse. My investigation of puzzle lengths is that "Easy" puzzles have more than 100 letters and difficult puzzles have fewer than 50 letters. I am currently unable...
 Forum: Main Forum 02-12-2013, 08:39 PM Replies: 24 Views: 9,076 Posted By BuzzBuzz Awarding Points In a message I posted earlier today (copied here below) I show what I deduced about how points are awarded, which is very similar to what Maradnu said is his posts. I see that several messages...
 Forum: Main Forum 02-12-2013, 07:32 PM Replies: 3 Views: 1,578 Posted By BuzzBuzz How are POINTS awarded? I have been trying to figure out how points are awarded for solving cryptograms. So far I have solved 44 puzzles, and I have plotted a graph of the points awarded vs. seconds to solve. My main...
 Forum: Main Forum 12-04-2011, 02:59 AM Replies: 14 Views: 3,453 Posted By BuzzBuzz Hi Pootie: I like games and puzzles. I have... Hi Pootie: I like games and puzzles. I have already solved over 100 cryptograms here, but not competively. When I didn't use hints, my times were awful, way to the right. So I started using hints...
 Forum: Main Forum 12-04-2011, 02:45 AM Replies: 14 Views: 3,453 Posted By BuzzBuzz Thanks Pajarito. Thanks Pajarito.
 Forum: Main Forum 12-03-2011, 10:02 PM Replies: 14 Views: 3,453 Posted By BuzzBuzz Hi Pootie: I am sorry my math shut you up. That... Hi Pootie: I am sorry my math shut you up. That was not my intention. It was to get a response like the one pajarito sent. Thanks for your suggestion about sending a pm to admin. I will do that...
 Forum: Main Forum 12-03-2011, 09:48 PM Replies: 14 Views: 3,453 Posted By BuzzBuzz Hi Parajito: Thank you for your help. I... Hi Parajito: Thank you for your help. I understand that the distibution cannot be Gaussian since negative solution times are not possible. I had guessed that the center of the bell shape curve...
 Forum: Main Forum 12-03-2011, 06:11 PM Replies: 14 Views: 3,453 Posted By BuzzBuzz Explanation of question Hi Pootie and Lily: Thanks for your comments. I am a mathematician by training, and I am curious about some odd things I see related to the bell shaped curve that accompanies the time (in seconds)...
 Forum: Main Forum 12-03-2011, 02:06 AM Replies: 14 Views: 3,453 Posted By BuzzBuzz Thanks for the reply Pootie. If you tell me... Thanks for the reply Pootie. If you tell me where I can find the actual formulas used, I would much appreciate it.
 Forum: Main Forum 12-02-2011, 07:34 PM Replies: 14 Views: 3,453 Posted By BuzzBuzz Questions How are the points calculated that are awarded for solving a cryptogram?
 Forum: Main Forum 12-02-2011, 07:24 PM Replies: 53 Sticky: Poll: New feature - input needed! Views: 75,496 Posted By BuzzBuzz A suggestion I notice that there are possibilities of getting one or more hints. I suggest that solution times and scores be compared only with other times and scores that use the same degree of getting hints. ...
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