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Forum: Main Forum 07-23-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
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Yes! I'm working on a way to display the votes...

Yes! I'm working on a way to display the votes in a meaningful/unobtrusive way, but it will take a while before there's enough votes to make it possible. In the two days since the feature was...
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By admin
Quote rating system

Hi folks -

It's no secret the old rating system for quotes (the 1-10 scale determining whether they were funny, thought-provoking, clever, offensive, etc.) was clunky and confusing to just about...
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
It's back now.

It's back now.
Forum: Main Forum 07-17-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By admin
At the current rate it looks like every new quote...

At the current rate it looks like every new quote will have a real-world record set for it within about 2 weeks, so enjoy the record-setting bonanza while it lasts. :-)
Forum: Main Forum 07-16-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By admin
To make it a bit more fun I've opened up the new...

To make it a bit more fun I've opened up the new quotes for statistics, so that you can set new records on them right away. Enjoy!
Forum: Main Forum 07-16-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By admin
New quotes added

Hi everyone -

Just a quick note to let everyone know we've added about a large set of new quotes to the puzzle database today. These will show up with no solving statistics at the end of your...
Forum: Main Forum 07-14-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
I did make a code tweak last night but it should...

I did make a code tweak last night but it should not have changed that feature. What browser and operating system are you using, if it is still not highlighting double letters for you?
Forum: Main Forum 07-13-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
Just a note to the few people who have said the...

Just a note to the few people who have said the new game board is completely unresponsive when they click/tap on it... please try now, I've reworked some code which may fix that issue. Thanks!
Forum: Main Forum 07-12-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
I'll see if I can rework it a little for...

I'll see if I can rework it a little for tablet/phone users. Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
Thanks again for everyone's feedback on the new...

Thanks again for everyone's feedback on the new playing board! I've pushed it live just now.
Forum: Main Forum 07-10-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
Thanks nanrich!

Thanks nanrich!
Forum: Main Forum 07-10-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
Thanks aerie! I haven't seen the issue with the...

Thanks aerie! I haven't seen the issue with the pink boxes on my end but will look into it.
Forum: Main Forum 07-10-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,897
Posted By admin
Testing new game board

Hi everyone -

I've put together a new solving board that I think should fix a number of issues people have had with the existing one; namely:

- slow/clunky response time for super-fast typists
-...
Forum: Main Forum 07-07-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By admin
Fixing typos/grammar/attributions on cryptograms

Hi everyone -

First off, an apology for having put this off for so long... I've finally spent some time this weekend going through the Crypto-comments to fix typos, misquotes, misattributions, etc....
Forum: Main Forum 06-23-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By admin
Maintenance Complete - Site Updated to HTTPS

Hi everyone -

Today's site maintenance should now be complete. The entire website should now be secured via HTTPS. I've tested several games all the way through and it looks like the site is...
Forum: Main Forum 06-23-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By admin
PLEASE READ: Site Maintenance Today

We will begin site maintenance today in about 60 minutes, starting at 9:30AM Eastern time. I will post a notice here when this is completed. Some parts of the site may break or become unusable...
Forum: Main Forum 06-12-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,186
Posted By admin
I've set it up now so that the chat page will...

I've set it up now so that the chat page will only work for registered users.

I agree this latest round of posts wasn't all that offensive (compared to what we've seen in the chatbox before), but at...
Forum: Main Forum 07-25-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,960
Posted By admin
Hi folks - I've been blocking these troublesome...

Hi folks -

I've been blocking these troublesome video ads for the last few days, but they keep popping up. I've now blacklisted all of YouTube... hoping that does the trick. This might take an...
Forum: Main Forum 08-26-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,878
Posted By admin
Thanks Lurker!! :)

Thanks Lurker!! :)
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,878
Posted By admin
Crossword Puzzle Testers

Hi again!

Just wanted to put out a quick feeler in case there were any crossword puzzle aficionados here that might be interested in testing 20 brand new puzzles we're about to include in a...
Forum: Main Forum 08-20-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,051
Posted By admin
Cryptograms testers needed!

Hi everyone -

We're working on a new book and will need a couple of volunteers to help test out about 115 different Cryptogram puzzles that will be part of the final manuscript. Each puzzle is in...
Forum: Main Forum 04-06-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,866
Posted By admin
Right now we have a three-tiered difficulty...

Right now we have a three-tiered difficulty system, and one of the pitfalls of that system is that there are a lot of "edge cases". This is a prime example. We're marking as "Easy" all puzzles that...
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,866
Posted By admin
Difficulty Ratings

Hi folks -

We've implemented a new difficulty rating system that should be quite a bit more accurate, based on real-world solving statistics. This means you will now start seeing more short puzzles...
Forum: Main Forum 03-23-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,449
Posted By admin
We use both. If a quote has an offensive rating...

We use both. If a quote has an offensive rating of 8 but only had three votes we won't remove it just yet. If it gets to 10 votes or more with an average of 7 or higher it will be removed. This...
Forum: Main Forum 03-22-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,449
Posted By admin
Offensive quotes

Hi folks -

Just a quick note - we've removed about 1,400 puzzles from the site today that have been widely deemed as "offensive" based on user feedback. We may at some time allow these quotes back...
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