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Old 06-08-2018, 11:45 AM
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Default Holy glitch!

So I decided to check my scores and noticed that my success rate had gone down since the last time I checked, even though I was positive I hadn't left any puzzles unfinished since then. I went to look at recent games, and there were 26 unsolved puzzles that all said they had been started 3 minutes before!! I had never seen any of them come up though. What gives? Anybody else ever have this happen?
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Old 06-09-2018, 12:47 PM
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Default yikes!

yes, i once had over 300 unsolved at exactly the same time! i immediately took screen shots of all the pages and emailed stephen (admin@puzzlebaron.com)
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Old 06-09-2018, 03:02 PM
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Default same thing here

I'm now in the habit of checking my 'recent games' tab every time I play. Nine chances out of ten there are a few cryptos that I supposedly left unsolved.
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Old 06-09-2018, 08:40 PM
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Default Same glitch here

Same for me. All of a sudden I saw my success rate drop precipitously. I went to recent games and found SEVEN unsolved puzzles. Fortunately they were within 5 minutes so I went and solved each of them. My success rate was restored (99.6%) but my time for the month went to hell and my overall average dropped a few tenths. WHY IS THIS HAPPENING????
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Old 06-10-2018, 06:05 AM
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That is puzzling, especially since I have never (knock on wood) experienced that particular glitch. I have discovered single uncompleted puzzles from time to time, but I have always been able to trace them to inadvertent double clicks of my mouse.
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Old 06-10-2018, 11:29 AM
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I'm using a MacBook (2016 version) without a mouse. I changed the settings on my trackpad to the very basic because I was also inadvertently double clicking, probably because I'm technologically challenged. I also never log out. It might be helpful to identify the types of equipment being used by the players who are finding surprise multiple unsolved quotes.
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:09 AM
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I'm using a Dell Latitude 3440 (no idea what year) with a wireless mouse. I know in the past I have accidentally double clicked and had one puzzle that I never really saw, but there's no way I could have clicked past 20+ puzzles simultaneously!
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Old 06-12-2018, 02:25 PM
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My setup is about the same as what letfreedomring describes -- Macbook, no mouse, trackpad -- though my Macbook is a 2011 model. I have never seen unsolved puzzles in my Recent Games list that I could not account for, and I do check the list at least once daily. I have occasionally had a "double load" -- 2 puzzles loaded in rapid succession -- but that has always been because I accidentally double-tapped on the trackpad.
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Old 07-03-2018, 10:48 AM
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Angry Holy Glitch

I have been hit with this phenomenon several times. The latest event was today (7/2/18) and it showed up twice. The first time was 33 "unsolved" puzzles over an indicated time period of about 2 minutes. The second time it was 380+ (over three hundred eighty puzzles) over an indicated time period of just a few minutes. I can usually tell when it is going to happen--I finish a cryptogram, and hit CHECK. If the response is quick, I'm OK. If it stutters for a few seconds, then my solve rate does a nose dive! Frustrating to say the least.
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Old 07-03-2018, 11:00 AM
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Default Holy Glitch

10 minutes later--Must be my day in the barrel! I solved 3 cryptograms, and got credited with another 33 "unsolved" puzzles. I probably have the all time low monthly record for solving percentage, and it's only July 2.
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