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Forum: Main Forum 03-07-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,906
Posted By fishbum
Wonder woman: What do mean by check the records?

Wonder woman: What do mean by check the records?
Forum: Main Forum 10-30-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,189
Posted By fishbum
There is a web site that will do it automatically...

There is a web site that will do it automatically for you. Look for 'create cryptogram'.
Forum: Main Forum 08-01-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,716
Posted By fishbum
So statistics include everyone who tries?

So statistics include everyone who tries?
Forum: Main Forum 07-31-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,716
Posted By fishbum
I am curious about very low success rates. Do...

I am curious about very low success rates. Do folks just give up if they don't see solution right away. No real interest in solving? I just solved one with a success rate < than 7% and gave it about...
Forum: Main Forum 07-26-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By fishbum
Thanks admin. The problem for me seems to be...

Thanks admin. The problem for me seems to be remedied.
Forum: Main Forum 07-25-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By fishbum
Video ads

I get a video car ad that I can't get rid of. It takes 25 secs to download and then just start to down load again. There seems to be nothing I can do to get past it. Some times it switches to another...
Forum: Main Forum 05-04-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,482
Posted By fishbum
Sorry. Ignore my post.

Sorry. Ignore my post.
Forum: Main Forum 05-04-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,482
Posted By fishbum
Stats bar on the right of screen

Please ignore this post.
Forum: Main Forum 11-18-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,980
Posted By fishbum
Cabela's ad for fire arms.

I would like to see it go away.
Forum: Main Forum 05-13-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 204,925
Posted By fishbum
"If A__ Ni_a_ is a terrorist, so is George...

"If A__ Ni_a_ is a terrorist, so is George Washington." by Gaddafi. There were 14 letters left. That is practically an infinite number of combinations try. If you didn't know who
A__ Ni_a_ is you...
Forum: Main Forum 03-11-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,284
Posted By fishbum
I saw a comment from a regular who said she...

I saw a comment from a regular who said she hesitated because she wasn't sure of the answer. I try my answer all the time and often have to go back. Other than time, is there a penalty for this?
Forum: Main Forum 11-18-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,067
Posted By fishbum
Thanks Lurker.

Thanks Lurker.
Forum: Main Forum 11-17-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,067
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: 2,953
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: 2,953
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: 29,955
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: 24,501
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: 6,224
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: 17,151
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: 92,073
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: 20,732
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: 20,732
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: 13,991
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: 5,033
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: 7,635
Posted By fishbum
wvwoman: Here, here!

wvwoman: Here, here!
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