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Old 06-30-2014, 07:50 PM
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Default is there a mode besides competitive

You can log off and play as a guest and your scores won't show. When you.want to be in competitive mode, you.can log back on as a registered member.
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Old 07-01-2014, 10:03 AM
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Playing as a guest won't appease what appears to be the major issue, that is showing the time you spent on the puzzle against the bell curve of previous solves. That still occurs. You just won't accumulate points for the game, which it also reminds you every puzzle you solve.

People who truly don't care about how long it takes to do the puzzle, they only play for the fun, would not care about the bell curve statistical graph. If you didn't care, you wouldn't even look at it, but just click a button to move on to the next game or exit.
Only a person who cares would be upset by the graph.
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Old 07-01-2014, 09:44 PM
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I was wondering this for a while too. competitive mode implies another ode, and it would certainly make sense to have a relaxed mode, just so that people who multitask don't skew the average times.

or have the game auto pause if you click out of the window (grid and clues being blacked out so there's no cheating like that.. though if someone wanted to cheat the could just take a screen shot and save the game, and then pull up the screenie and figure it out and then go back to the game and get it super fast.... cheaters always find a way, really.)
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