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Forum: Main Forum 05-23-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By gryhnd51
Marnita, I totally agree with you. I've been...

Marnita, I totally agree with you. I've been paying closer attention to which quotes have been voted "offensive" and it has amazed me quite often. There are a couple of quotes by Mother Teresa...
Forum: Main Forum 04-26-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 699,818
Posted By gryhnd51
"The reason that there are so few women...

"The reason that there are so few women comics is that so few women can bear being laughed at." Anna Russell

patsy86 on 2011-05-12 04:49:02
Now there are many, but back in the 1950's...
Forum: Main Forum 04-24-2016, 09:33 PM
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Posted By gryhnd51
"The test of real literature is that it will...

"The test of real literature is that it will bear repetition. We read over the same pages again and again, and always with fresh delight."
Samual McChord Crothers

chopstix on 2013-10-22...
Forum: Main Forum 04-22-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 699,818
Posted By gryhnd51
"At the end of the day, a loving family...

"At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable."
Mark V. Olsen and Will Sheffer



saipanwriter on 2015-01-03 23:31:08
I always wonder how a quote can have two...
Forum: Main Forum 04-18-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By gryhnd51
Welcome to the site JWBUCK! I sincerely hope...

Welcome to the site JWBUCK! I sincerely hope you have fun here and stay long enough to enjoy this wonderful community of folks! One of the greatest pleasures of being here is reading the comments...
Forum: Main Forum 04-17-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By gryhnd51
I can pretty often solve a cryto in my head...

I can pretty often solve a cryto in my head before entering the letters. However, this is due to long years of playing here and NOT from any special talent. I do wonder about Nanrich, though. She,...
Forum: Main Forum 04-01-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By gryhnd51
I have nothing of importance to add to this...

I have nothing of importance to add to this conversation except that I happen to have a very large book titled "Webster's Encyclopedic Dictionary"
...
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By gryhnd51
Now that we've had many quotes removed because...

Now that we've had many quotes removed because some folks find them offensive, I've been paying attention to every single quote I solve and the ratings they've been given. I have to say that I've...
Forum: Main Forum 03-25-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,993
Posted By gryhnd51
Opallady's number is 7. Check out her...

Opallady's number is 7. Check out her profile...she does great stained glass !
Forum: Main Forum 03-23-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By gryhnd51
I wish I had known that there was a way to...

I wish I had known that there was a way to counterbalance the votes for an offensive quote. I assure you that I'll be using that option in future. We are all given an opportunity to "opt out" of...
Forum: Main Forum 03-18-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,933
Posted By gryhnd51
Abra, I'm totally NOT fast.. I just keep plowing...

Abra, I'm totally NOT fast.. I just keep plowing ahead, and do the best I can. And I agree with you that the whole purpose of playing is to have some fun at something you enjoy doing. I've been...
Forum: Main Forum 03-18-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,933
Posted By gryhnd51
LLapp, you might be promising more than some of...

LLapp, you might be promising more than some of us can do. I've been playing for a very long time, and I promise you, I have NEVER yet solved a quote in 10 seconds or less!!
Forum: Main Forum 03-17-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,993
Posted By gryhnd51
Wow...I'm # 13 !!! Now I feel REALLY old.

Wow...I'm # 13 !!! Now I feel REALLY old.
Forum: Main Forum 03-06-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By gryhnd51
Damsel, I'm really sorry that happened to you. ...

Damsel, I'm really sorry that happened to you. There are a few of us here who know EXACTLY how you feel!!! I'm sure I'd be embarrassed if Stephen ever posted some of the woebegone emails I've sent...
Forum: Main Forum 03-01-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By gryhnd51
There doesn't appear to be any stats for all of...

There doesn't appear to be any stats for all of January...and the Feb stats reflect just that last 4 days of the month.
Forum: Main Forum 12-17-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,946
Posted By gryhnd51
I'm beyond worrying about how long it takes me to...

I'm beyond worrying about how long it takes me to solve a quote since there are so many of you who are much faster than I am! But I hope the info I've tried to collect helps some of you folks!
And...
Forum: Main Forum 12-17-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,946
Posted By gryhnd51
I've been trying to pay more attention to my...

I've been trying to pay more attention to my scores and the time it took me to solve. I'm still not completely sure about this, but it SEEMS that the same timing rule holds for all levels of quotes....
Forum: Main Forum 12-11-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,946
Posted By gryhnd51
I'm pretty sure those are the basics. I THINK...

I'm pretty sure those are the basics. I THINK that for the most difficult quotes there are 10 points deducted for each minute it takes to solve....so if you solve it in less than 60 seconds there...
Forum: Main Forum 12-06-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,946
Posted By gryhnd51
The highest possible score for a difficult quote...

The highest possible score for a difficult quote is 450; for an average quote 300; for an easy quote 150.
Of course, those numbers are impossible to achieve after taking into account the time to...
Forum: Main Forum 11-30-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,388
Posted By gryhnd51
thanks so much!! It's a milestone I hope to live...

thanks so much!! It's a milestone I hope to live long enough to see broken!! There are several of you who are far more talented than I am, and FAR faster. Kudos to all of you who keep challenging...
Forum: Main Forum 11-30-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By gryhnd51
I haven't noticed your particular situation, but...

I haven't noticed your particular situation, but that doesn't mean it hasn't happened, just that I haven't paid attention. I HAVE learned over my many years here that sometimes I get several quotes...
Forum: Main Forum 11-23-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 131,046
Posted By gryhnd51
"A young man is a theory, an old man is a...

"A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact."
quote by Edgar Watson Howe
Forum: Main Forum 10-08-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 131,046
Posted By gryhnd51
Ah, the old "rudder maun" quote!! If I...

Ah, the old "rudder maun" quote!! If I remember, it's...
He who winna be ruled by the rudder maun be ruled by the rock...Scottish proverb
Forum: Main Forum 09-24-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 131,046
Posted By gryhnd51
"changing husbands is only changing...

"changing husbands is only changing troubles." quote by Kathleen Norris
Forum: Main Forum 09-17-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,631
Posted By gryhnd51
DMVJDCPA is missing from this thread! Having...

DMVJDCPA is missing from this thread! Having started playing in 2008, his/her solve rate has always been 100% until this month!! Quite an astounding accomplishment!!!
Perhaps I got this wrong,...
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