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Forum: Main Forum 02-07-2016, 01:19 PM
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Posted By fishbum
A "fishbum" is someone who spends a lot...

A "fishbum" is someone who spends a lot of time fishing, in my case it is flyfishing. Sort of like a 'ski bum' spends all winter just hanging around the slopes.
Forum: Main Forum 02-06-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,493
Posted By fishbum
Mine is straight forward. I wasn't going to...

Mine is straight forward. I wasn't going to respond to this thread until I saw someone with this: nehiyawiskwewniya.
Forum: Main Forum 11-18-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By fishbum
Thanks Lurker.

Thanks Lurker.
Forum: Main Forum 11-17-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By fishbum
Success rate

Just finished a gram with a very low success rate. I didn't find it all that difficult. Some folks commented on the low rate. I can't imagine that the dedicated solvers had much impact on the rate...
Forum: Main Forum 01-08-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By fishbum
The state are counts for the substitute letters...

The state are counts for the substitute letters not the letters in the actual quote.
Forum: Main Forum 01-08-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By fishbum
Time for my usual complaint about 'remaining'...

Time for my usual complaint about 'remaining' letters. Doesn't work right.
Forum: Main Forum 11-05-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,691
Posted By fishbum
This not a "solving" tip but a way of...

This not a "solving" tip but a way of completing 'grams in a relaxing manner. It assumes you are not in any competitive mode other than finding the solution. I use the on-screen keyboard, set my...
Forum: Main Forum 08-11-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,711
Posted By fishbum
Numbrix, Jumble, daily crosswords, Spider...

Numbrix, Jumble, daily crosswords, Spider Solitary and used to do a lot Free Cell. Oh, and Kyodi Mahjongg.
Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,997
Posted By fishbum
Solving techniques:

Someone commented that they were reluctant to hit 'enter' or 'check it' because they were not sure of one letter. I hit 'check it' all the time. But I am not concerned about speed. My question is: Is...
Forum: Main Forum 07-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,444
Posted By fishbum
When I first started, I was skeptical that anyone...

When I first started, I was skeptical that anyone could even type that fast.
Forum: Main Forum 04-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 75,362
Posted By fishbum
I think it is fine the way it is. You might...

I think it is fine the way it is. You might consider making it a "preference" setting so it could be turned off or on.
Forum: Main Forum 07-10-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,926
Posted By fishbum
Comment col.

Maybe some who post their times just felt elated that they did pretty good.
Forum: Main Forum 06-26-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,926
Posted By fishbum
Late comments

In the comments column of one puzzle someone made multiple comments at different times on the same day. When someone questioned how this was possible, someone else answered that one could go back and...
Forum: Main Forum 03-13-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,064
Posted By fishbum
Classifying by the number of of letters seems to...

Classifying by the number of of letters seems to be oversimplification. I recently did a "difficult' 'gram where the first 3 words were "it is not.." and the next word started with 'on'. With this...
Forum: Main Forum 03-01-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,778
Posted By fishbum
Where does one the info that says there is 20...

Where does one the info that says there is 20 folks with 100%?
Forum: Main Forum 02-24-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,760
Posted By fishbum
wvwoman: Here, here!

wvwoman: Here, here!
Forum: Main Forum 02-13-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,574
Posted By fishbum
I have been lead to believe that the 'difficulty'...

I have been lead to believe that the 'difficulty' scale is based on the number of words. I think this is too simplistic.
Forum: Main Forum 01-29-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,016
Posted By fishbum
'Hey lady, your sign fell down."

'Hey lady, your sign fell down."
Forum: Main Forum 12-21-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,442
Posted By fishbum
LilyH, Is it the top 50 for the month? fishbum

LilyH, Is it the top 50 for the month?

fishbum
Forum: Main Forum 11-14-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 29,569
Posted By fishbum
I think Cryptoquips are still published in the...

I think Cryptoquips are still published in the pink section of the S.F. Chronicle. I know they are often someone's attempt to be clever with word play.
Forum: Main Forum 11-13-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,016
Posted By fishbum
"It's not true that I had nothing on---I had...

"It's not true that I had nothing on---I had the radio on." Marilyn Monroe
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,016
Posted By fishbum
He who laughs, lasts.

He who laughs, lasts.
Forum: Main Forum 11-03-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,317
Posted By fishbum
Your right. I meant to it does NOT figure in....

Your right. I meant to it does NOT figure in. Thanks for catching that.
Forum: Main Forum 11-02-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,317
Posted By fishbum
Resetting does calculate in your percentage...

Resetting does calculate in your percentage completion rate. I ended October with 100% completion rate and I know I reset many, many time during the month.
Forum: iPhone Application Questions/Comments 10-23-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 52,474
Posted By fishbum
I don't think it is the success rate that...

I don't think it is the success rate that determines the score. It is the difficulty rating and the time that makes the difference.
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