The problem is the "retry" option. If you were stuck, you could just look at the answer, then go back and retry it.
Believe me, I would LOVE to be able to see the answers to some of the pain in the a** quotes that took me five minutes or more to solve the first time I saw them.
Maybe an Answer option if you were logged-out or in non-compete mode, like being able to use hints? It would be a button next to the Hint button that would automatically zap you to the solved screen without posting any stats.
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