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Forum: Main Forum 05-03-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,803
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There's the occasional gamer who asks in chat...

There's the occasional gamer who asks in chat basics of how the site works or how to solve cryptos. We then direct them to the appropriate pages. Some can't figure it out for themselves and look...
Forum: Main Forum 05-02-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,803
Posted By Lurker
I hate to drive off potential members, but the...

I hate to drive off potential members, but the trolling has gotten bad. I've recently been in a chat room where there's at least one mod online at all times to delete anything inappropriate. ...
Forum: Main Forum 03-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 47,908
Posted By Lurker
On the other hand, if the findings lead you to...

On the other hand, if the findings lead you to pursue medical genetic testing, it's going to be on the record anyway. I miraculously came up negative for all of the cancer predispositions for my...
Forum: Main Forum 03-18-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,321
Posted By Lurker
I agree about keeping quotes from controversial...

I agree about keeping quotes from controversial figures as a way to create a dialogue and teach, as much as it might hurt to see one from a fallen hero (or horrible person from history) that...
Forum: Main Forum 12-31-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,656
Posted By Lurker
I'm presuming he met them all headed the other...

I'm presuming he met them all headed the other way, and the traveller was the only one going to St. Ives.
Forum: Main Forum 12-28-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 47,908
Posted By Lurker
Who were you back then? Anyone we might...

Who were you back then? Anyone we might recognize?
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 208,823
Posted By Lurker
Wait, the answers were in the back of the book? ...

Wait, the answers were in the back of the book? Aaargh!
Forum: Main Forum 10-21-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,770
Posted By Lurker
You could cheat and use a ROT13 converter, which...

You could cheat and use a ROT13 converter, which just shifts all the letters halfway around the alphabet. Around here, we can read that like it was uncoded, so you probably couldn't fool your...
Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,133
Posted By Lurker
For a while, I was solving cryptos in French on...

For a while, I was solving cryptos in French on one of the French newspaper sites. It was a pretty limited list of quotes, since they were only expecting you to do one a day, so I gave it up. Plus,...
Forum: Main Forum 08-01-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,112
Posted By Lurker
When new quotes are introduced, there's a period...

When new quotes are introduced, there's a period of stats-gathering. It's a couple of months. Long enough that the puzzles get played a lot, but not so much that players start to memorize them and...
Forum: Main Forum 07-31-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,112
Posted By Lurker
A lot of people play and don't compete, or don't...

A lot of people play and don't compete, or don't care about their %. Before I had an account, I only finished about half of the ones I tried. Short attention span.
Forum: Main Forum 07-23-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 129,785
Posted By Lurker
Lol, LLapp, I was going to post that!

Lol, LLapp, I was going to post that!
Forum: Main Forum 06-16-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,844
Posted By Lurker
I need to get a sheet of those!

I need to get a sheet of those!
Forum: Main Forum 03-04-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,649
Posted By Lurker
Getting back to fishbum's original complaint,...

Getting back to fishbum's original complaint, send Admin an email, ideally with a screen shot. He buys ads in packages and does not have control over the content, but is generally sympathetic to...
Forum: Main Forum 02-21-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,176
Posted By Lurker
Perhaps your load speeds are slow, either from...

Perhaps your load speeds are slow, either from router or ISP issues. If your initial page is still loading when you submit your solve, it may add those extra couple of seconds while it redirects. ...
Forum: Main Forum 01-11-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 139,998
Posted By Lurker
Ambrose Bierce: The first word after the colon...

Ambrose Bierce: The first word after the colon is A or An, and it's a quirky definition.
Forum: Main Forum 01-09-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 139,998
Posted By Lurker
Jerry Coleman: Some player you've never heard...

Jerry Coleman: Some player you've never heard of, who if you had would be the key to solving the entire quote.
Forum: Main Forum 11-30-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 129,785
Posted By Lurker
24 letters? Are you doing these in Greek? Wow,...

24 letters? Are you doing these in Greek? Wow, you are good!
Forum: Main Forum 09-23-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 49,882
Posted By Lurker
…another opens but often we look so...

…another opens but often we look so...
Forum: Main Forum 09-22-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 49,882
Posted By Lurker
Haven't really delved yet. The 2-letter words...

Haven't really delved yet. The 2-letter words are the easiest. 93 is we and the last word is up. The palindrome 5665 is probably look, but a double number doesn't necessarily mean they're both...
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,480
Posted By Lurker
Thanks for giving us more than 10 days this time!...

Thanks for giving us more than 10 days this time! I'm on crypto 100. If I still have a brain after this weekend, I might try the crosswords. (Seriously, it's about the puzzles. I keep forgetting...
Forum: Main Forum 05-28-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,496
Posted By Lurker
What a list. Whew!

What a list.

Whew!
Forum: Main Forum 05-14-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 208,823
Posted By Lurker
Wow, I need a good night's sleep. I thought you...

Wow, I need a good night's sleep. I thought you wrote "al-Banana".
Forum: Main Forum 03-31-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,374
Posted By Lurker
Thank you! Although, I'm going to miss all those...

Thank you! Although, I'm going to miss all those points on short "difficult" quotes.
Forum: Main Forum 03-25-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,709
Posted By Lurker
Here's another tidbit. Look at the top right of...

Here's another tidbit. Look at the top right of your post, under the #13. It says you joined in June 2009. And if you go under "My Scores", it tells you in your lifetime stats exactly the date you...
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