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Forum: Main Forum 02-22-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,717
Posted By cyclisted
Authors

My local paper encrypts authors, also. Usually, I ignore them until the end, but Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are dead giveaways!

Ed
Forum: Main Forum 04-07-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,035
Posted By cyclisted
Most Grossly Misattributed Quote

Friends,

I'm not sure who said this originally, I think I remember hearing it from a comic in the '60, but the quote was "How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Practice. Practice." It was...
Forum: Main Forum 10-22-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,081
Posted By cyclisted
Disowning my record

Well, I just beat a bonsaisequoia time, a feat I rarely achieve. I'm afraid I really shouldn't get credit, though, as it was the same short quote I'd solved only 21 minutes earlier. I guess the...
Forum: Main Forum 08-29-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,497
Posted By cyclisted
Momma mia, "abba" is on Marandu's list!

Momma mia, "abba" is on Marandu's list!
Forum: Main Forum 08-18-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,497
Posted By cyclisted
I've gotten much better as time has gone on, and...

I've gotten much better as time has gone on, and all the patterns you folks have mentioned are pretty familiar to me now, but when I was starting out, I often had success by just trying out "the" for...
Forum: Main Forum 08-18-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,283
Posted By cyclisted
I have no idea how this person manages to get...

I have no idea how this person manages to get over 100%, but if you look at someone's score while they have a puzzle open and unsolved, the attempts will include the puzzle being worked on while the...
Forum: Main Forum 08-11-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,138
Posted By cyclisted
Keeping Score

Oh Hell, I guess I've got to add my two cents...

Of all the cryptogram sites that I've found, and there are quite a few out there, this is the only one that keeps score, and is therefore the only...
Forum: Main Forum 07-31-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,206
Posted By cyclisted
I actually beat a bansaisequoia time once, he...

I actually beat a bansaisequoia time once, he must have paused for a sip of coffee...
Forum: Main Forum 07-29-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,206
Posted By cyclisted
Unhappy Embarrassing

I just solved a short quote from Ezra Pound in just over thirty seconds, checked the records to see how I did, and found I held the fastest time...I'd solved it before in twenty.
Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,265
Posted By cyclisted
Christianity...

Well, as of 3/27 the quote, offensive or not, is still in the database. At least all the discussion led me to quite a quick solve. My thoughts on the subject of offensivity are mostly in line with...
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