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Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
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: 3,900
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: 3,900
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: 127,243
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: 1,391
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: 13
Views: 17,873
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: 18,062
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: 136,833
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: 136,833
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: 127,243
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: 48,038
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: 48,038
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: 16,198
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: 17,436
Posted By Lurker
What a list. Whew!

What a list.

Whew!
Forum: Main Forum 05-14-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 183,777
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: 4,602
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: 18
Views: 15,841
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: 3,836
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: 3,836
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.
Forum: Main Forum 03-19-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 33,562
Posted By Lurker
gryhnd, sudoku isn't math, it's a logic puzzle...

gryhnd, sudoku isn't math, it's a logic puzzle using numbers for the symbols. I've seen them with letters instead. If you're good at logic puzzles, you should try it. Ken-ken and that other one...
Forum: Main Forum 03-17-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lurker
Puffybob, to answer your question about who the...

Puffybob, to answer your question about who the longest members are, I figured out how to look up the order of when new members joined.

Go to your profile page. At the end of the url is a number. ...
Forum: Main Forum 03-07-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,140
Posted By Lurker
Llapp, I always thought it was "jumped"...

Llapp, I always thought it was "jumped" too, until someone pointed out that leaves it without an S. The E is in "over" and the D is in "dog".
Forum: Main Forum 03-02-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,753
Posted By Lurker
Your hard work is definitely appreciated. I'm...

Your hard work is definitely appreciated. I'm not going back to paper-and-pencil puzzles yet!
Forum: Main Forum 02-28-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,140
Posted By Lurker
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy...

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Shockingly, this one isn't on the site.
Forum: Main Forum 01-20-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,471
Posted By Lurker
I believe you have the ability to delete your own...

I believe you have the ability to delete your own thread. No one else can remove it but Admin. Maybe shoot him an email.
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