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Forum: Main Forum 04-06-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
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Right now we have a three-tiered difficulty...

Right now we have a three-tiered difficulty system, and one of the pitfalls of that system is that there are a lot of "edge cases". This is a prime example. We're marking as "Easy" all puzzles that...
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By admin
Difficulty Ratings

Hi folks -

We've implemented a new difficulty rating system that should be quite a bit more accurate, based on real-world solving statistics. This means you will now start seeing more short puzzles...
Forum: Main Forum 03-23-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By admin
We use both. If a quote has an offensive rating...

We use both. If a quote has an offensive rating of 8 but only had three votes we won't remove it just yet. If it gets to 10 votes or more with an average of 7 or higher it will be removed. This...
Forum: Main Forum 03-22-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By admin
Offensive quotes

Hi folks -

Just a quick note - we've removed about 1,400 puzzles from the site today that have been widely deemed as "offensive" based on user feedback. We may at some time allow these quotes back...
Forum: Main Forum 03-08-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By admin
We've been fiddling with various configurations...

We've been fiddling with various configurations over the past week and at this point I think we've got the server to a point where its running pretty smoothly. My diagnostics are showing excellent...
Forum: Main Forum 03-03-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By admin
Glad to hear it, thanks!

Glad to hear it, thanks!
Forum: Main Forum 03-03-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By admin
Hmm.... that page is working for me. Its...

Hmm.... that page is working for me. Its possible you have a cached version of it stuck in your browser from when the site was buggy - can you try clearing your browser's cache and see if that helps?
Forum: Main Forum 03-03-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By admin
Quick update... We found a major issue yesterday...

Quick update...

We found a major issue yesterday with a system process on the new server that was creating an unbelievably huge log file (700 GB by the time we caught it). That was fixed about 24...
Forum: Main Forum 03-01-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By admin
Hi everyone - Well, obviously, we're not quite...

Hi everyone -

Well, obviously, we're not quite past our server issues just yet - sorry about that! I'm working behind the scenes to iron out issues as they become apparent but we're running into a...
Forum: Main Forum 02-27-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By admin
STATUS: New server up and running

Hi everyone -

As you may have noticed, we had a major server malfunction this week which resulted in some fairly severe data corruption. Our only option to move forward was to set up a brand new ...
Forum: Main Forum 05-17-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,805
Posted By admin
Go to User CP > Options and set your time zone...

Go to User CP > Options and set your time zone to "GMT - Western Europe". (Its stupid, but that's the only way that your forum time will align with the rest of the site. The forum software wasn't...
Forum: Main Forum 05-17-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,805
Posted By admin
Forum says your post was 4:45pm pacific time,...

Forum says your post was 4:45pm pacific time, which is just 4 minutes off. Seems ok to me. Unless you're seeing something different?
Forum: Main Forum 05-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,805
Posted By admin
Do you mean the time specifically in the chat...

Do you mean the time specifically in the chat room? That one seems to be off but everything else should be fairly close to Pacific time, which is what the server is set to...

I'll see if I can...
Forum: Main Forum 05-15-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,805
Posted By admin
The server upgrade is now complete. I'd be very...

The server upgrade is now complete. I'd be very interested to hear from you guys over the next few days to see whether or not you notice any overall improvement - both in page load times and...
Forum: Main Forum 05-13-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,805
Posted By admin
Server upgrades

Hi everyone -

This is just a quick note to let everyone know that I put through an order today for a new super-powerful server to help alleviate some of the issues we've been having lately with...
Forum: Main Forum 05-11-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,388
Posted By admin
Hi everyone - I apologize for the late response...

Hi everyone -

I apologize for the late response - I've been out of the country, and then got hit with a nasty cold literally the day after I returned, so I'm a bit behind on things at the...
Forum: Main Forum 01-19-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By admin
If you can post or email (admin@puzzlebaron.com)...

If you can post or email (admin@puzzlebaron.com) a screenshot I should be able to track down the ad and have it removed. Unfortunately different people see different ads, it depends on geographical...
Forum: Main Forum 01-10-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,393
Posted By admin
Just an update - I believe I've found the source...

Just an update -

I believe I've found the source of the problem (a Google ad) and I've sent through a removal request just a few moments ago. It should stop displaying within 1-2 hours. If anyone...
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,393
Posted By admin
It will still work if you reverse the steps a...

It will still work if you reverse the steps a little. i.e.

1. open your browser, it will load your homepage
2. open Charles immediate after that stops loading
3. then load cryptograms.org and...
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,393
Posted By admin
If anyone is up for doing this, it would be the...

If anyone is up for doing this, it would be the best way for me to track down this problem, since it isn't happening at my location so far. There is a free software package called "Charles" which...
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,393
Posted By admin
Please let me know the browser and operating...

Please let me know the browser and operating system you're using. I'm currently trying to replicate but so far no luck with either Chrome or Firefox.
Forum: Main Forum 01-05-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,508
Posted By admin
Excellent - thanks!

Excellent - thanks!
Forum: Main Forum 01-05-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,508
Posted By admin
Can you try clearing your cookies? A cookie...

Can you try clearing your cookies? A cookie should be set each time you see the ad that will then make it not appear for a certain amount of time. If you keep seeing it on every solve page, my best...
Forum: Main Forum 01-05-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,508
Posted By admin
What browser and operating system are you using? ...

What browser and operating system are you using? (1) You shouldn't see that ad after *every* puzzle and (2) even if you do see it, the ad shouldn't interfere with anything else on the page.
Forum: Main Forum 11-11-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,358
Posted By admin
banned/deleted - thank you!

banned/deleted - thank you!
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