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Old 02-15-2013, 10:15 AM
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Default Completion time

My average completion time is huge because occasionally I walk away and don't return for a few hours. Is there a way to pause so the clock' s not running?

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Old 02-15-2013, 03:05 PM
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NO.

If you paused the clock ...not you but some
nefarious person ...would find the quote
after one second elapsed, unpause type and have a record time
each and every quote depending on their typing skills,
internet connection and browser.

I can see where a pause would be helpful, but on avg
they take just a few moments to solve. Finish what you ve
started then take a break.

Hope that helps.
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Old 02-15-2013, 05:11 PM
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The best way to up your average time is not to start a puzzle if you don't have time to sit there and finish it. Sure, the phone rings sometimes. Just don't load a new one, or decide you don't care about solve times as long as you finish the puzzle. A lot of people go only for 100% and never look at their times.
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:25 AM
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I know Bansai occasionally folds a load of laundry after he's begun a puzzle, which is why his solve time sometimes runs 13 or 14 seconds instead of the usual 6 or 7.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:49 AM
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now that made me laugh aloud!!
...do you suppose he also has time to fluff while folding?
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:04 AM
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now that made me laugh aloud!!
...do you suppose he also has time to fluff while folding?
Sure... but what would he do with his other arm?
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:21 AM
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now, now, barnabas--i'm not even gonna go there--some things must be kept private!
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:56 AM
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now....that made me laugh out loud!!!!
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Old 11-08-2014, 04:39 AM
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Thank you all. I did get to have ice cream, and even cookies!! And I didn't make any of it!
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