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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 06:07 AM
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Yup, and there was one in Spanish then English. ...

Yup, and there was one in Spanish then English. Then there's the "a'borrowing", which looks like French because of the apostrophe after the first letter. There are some nasty ones on this site.
Forum: Main Forum 07-15-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 91,637
Posted By Lurker
I haven't had "rudder maun" in a long...

I haven't had "rudder maun" in a long time. Had kind of hoped it had been removed. That one has been around for at least five years, probably more.
Forum: Main Forum 05-26-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,008
Posted By Lurker
"Golly," Evvie said, "did Donna...

"Golly," Evvie said, "did Donna have him arrested for stealing the pie?"
Forum: Main Forum 05-20-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,008
Posted By Lurker
"Earrings! Oh, no!" Evvie exclaimed. ...

"Earrings! Oh, no!" Evvie exclaimed. "That's even worse than stealing a pie. Would serve them right if they bit down on one and cracked a tooth."
Forum: Main Forum 05-10-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,970
Posted By Lurker
As a general rule, PM-ing or emailing Admin (find...

As a general rule, PM-ing or emailing Admin (find the username in the members' list) is the fastest way to get a response. Stephen manages an ever-growing number of Puzzle Baron sites. We're the...
Forum: Main Forum 05-09-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By Lurker
He does, or you can email him. Attaching...

He does, or you can email him. Attaching screenshots helps.

I don't suppose you're in California? I've been getting a Virgin Mobile ad that's running some kind of incompatible Flash and slowing...
Forum: Main Forum 05-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Lurker
If I recall the comments correctly, a lot of...

If I recall the comments correctly, a lot of people put in q instead of c the first time.
Forum: Main Forum 05-08-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,008
Posted By Lurker
Over fifty years ago, as a young newlywed, Zeke...

Over fifty years ago, as a young newlywed, Zeke had taken the well-paying three day run between Denver and Colorado Springs. The trip itself was not that long, but he was part of the loading crew, a...
Forum: Main Forum 03-20-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,909
Posted By Lurker
Wow, we can set some fantastically slow times...

Wow, we can set some fantastically slow times now!! Thanks for giving us the extra time, Stephen, since the site is almost never down for a whole day.
Forum: Main Forum 03-06-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,952
Posted By Lurker
Yeah, me too. While I love the one or two 6 and...

Yeah, me too. While I love the one or two 6 and 5 second times I have floating out there, I kind of wish all the records would be wiped and reset to 60 seconds so everyone could feel the joy of...
Forum: Main Forum 03-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,952
Posted By Lurker
There haven't been any batches of new quotes...

There haven't been any batches of new quotes added to the site in a very long time. When they are, there's a period of a couple of months where the computer collects its speed and percentage data. ...
Forum: Main Forum 03-01-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 91,637
Posted By Lurker
Wow, momof7, if you don't get...

Wow, momof7, if you don't get "without", it's pretty near impossible. Congrats!!!
Forum: Main Forum 02-28-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Lurker
I've had a few similar problems in the past week...

I've had a few similar problems in the past week or so. I'd lose the server for several minutes at a time. A server error or "bad gateway" is on the program's side. Your computer is probably fine....
Forum: Main Forum 02-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,970
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: 853
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: 32
Views: 5,740
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: 32
Views: 5,740
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: 32
Views: 5,740
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: 2,074
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: 2,181
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: 2,181
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: 2,181
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: 2,181
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: 1,319
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: 5,184
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...
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