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Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 06-06-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By cerine
Chrome on Windows 10

Chrome on Windows 10
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 06-06-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By cerine
Malware alert

My virus protection software has prevented me from loading several puzzles since yesterday, with error messages like this:

"The transferred file contained a virus and was therefore blocked.
URL:...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 08-03-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,481
Posted By cerine
Is it possible to cheat? Apparently. Is it...

Is it possible to cheat? Apparently.

Is it an interesting challenge to figure out how to cheat? Yes, for some people.

Is there any real point to cheating? Not really. It's not like there...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-23-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,613
Posted By cerine
Usually, people just take a screen shot of the...

Usually, people just take a screen shot of the grid, but since the hint doesn't depend on the state of the grid, the bad formatting doesn't matter.

Anyway, the hint is pointing you towards clues 1...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-15-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,445
Posted By cerine
I also hate those GPS co-ordinates! The...

I also hate those GPS co-ordinates! The challenging part of the puzzle should be detangling the logic, not keeping way-too-similar strings of numbers straight.

Also on my hate list for similar...
Forum: Logic Puzzles and Brain Benders 05-04-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,459
Posted By cerine
Full length common first name: Johnathan (this...

Full length common first name: Johnathan (this one I had to back fill, based on the rest)
Is rapid: Swift
A seabird with no tail: Gull - l
Joins a northern city that's lost it's swimming facility:...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 02-13-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,870
Posted By cerine
I have a life and a job, but my job frequently...

I have a life and a job, but my job frequently involves waiting 5 minutes or so for something to compile or run or whatever. So I often fill that dead time with a logic puzzle or two. Apparently,...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 08-30-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,850
Posted By cerine
First click puts an X, second click puts a circle.

First click puts an X, second click puts a circle.
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 07-14-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,008
Posted By cerine
I've had that happen once or twice when my...

I've had that happen once or twice when my internet connection was crazy slow and the puzzle didn't load properly. Have you tried either refreshing the page or reloading the puzzle through the...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-30-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,996
Posted By cerine
I find I solve most puzzles faster if I don't...

I find I solve most puzzles faster if I don't bother marking anything in the lower section of the grid except for X=Y type clues. That isn't always possible, but I probably manage it 90% of the...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-29-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,600
Posted By cerine
Can you post a screen cap of your grid so far? ...

Can you post a screen cap of your grid so far? That'll give us a better idea of what you're not seeing.
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 05-12-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 24,238
Posted By cerine
I think jeffnn is right about needing an eidetic...

I think jeffnn is right about needing an eidetic memory. I have a pretty good memory, and even after seeing an individual puzzle a dozen times, I can't ever remember any part of the solution. Not...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 03-20-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,719
Posted By cerine
Scoring issue

I just completed puzzle #21842877. It's a 4x7 puzzle, and I got a time in the average range, so I was expecting at least a few hundred points. Instead, I got only 39 points. I suspect there's a...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 03-11-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,107
Posted By cerine
I think it's taking longer than normal because...

I think it's taking longer than normal because almost all the data collected in February was lost due to the server issues.
Forum: Logic Puzzles and Brain Benders 01-06-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,854
Posted By cerine
I suppose it depends on how accessible you want...

I suppose it depends on how accessible you want your puzzle to be, especially for non-native speakers. And how good you are at making sure the clues are unambiguous. Personally, I like those kinds...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 01-05-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,251
Posted By cerine
Yeah, the format is a bit odd. On the "High...

Yeah, the format is a bit odd. On the "High Scores" page, click on "Monthly Competitions" to get the current month's leader board.
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 12-28-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,825
Posted By cerine
Yeah, I remember the old percent completed leader...

Yeah, I remember the old percent completed leader board and how many perfect scores there were at the top every month. And now that I think about how long I've been playing here, I'm kind of amazed...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 12-28-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,825
Posted By cerine
Well, that doesn't bode well for the OCD part of...

Well, that doesn't bode well for the OCD part of my brain that really wants those numbers to match (especially since I actually completed the darn puzzle). But thanks for the warning.
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 12-28-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,825
Posted By cerine
Bug: Unrecoverable incomplete puzzle

I just had a server timeout error between getting the green square confirming a correct solution and getting my score for the puzzle. The leader board now says I have completed 448/449, but the...
Forum: Logic Puzzles and Brain Benders 12-19-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,930
Posted By cerine
One should always get the same solution...

One should always get the same solution regardless of the grid format. After all, the grid is just a visual aid to finding the unique solution which satisfies all the clues. As for which categories...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 07-16-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,442
Posted By cerine
I have no idea why it's doing that, but if you...

I have no idea why it's doing that, but if you don't like having uncompleted puzzles in your stats you should be able to click on "Recent Games" for a link to all your uncompleted puzzles from the...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 06-19-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,429
Posted By cerine
Agreed. I miss the completion rate and solve...

Agreed. I miss the completion rate and solve time rankings they used to have on the old site. You had to be high enough in the points ranking to be eligible for either of those lists (I forget what...
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 04-10-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,692
Posted By cerine
It's related to how many times you've posted on...

It's related to how many times you've posted on the forums. I think the threshold is 30 posts to move you from junior member to member.
Forum: Questions About Logic-Puzzles.org 02-28-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,505
Posted By cerine
For each story line, there are lots of different...

For each story line, there are lots of different puzzles with different solutions and clues, but you will occasionally see the same exact puzzle repeated.

Seeing multiple puzzles with the same...
Forum: Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests 02-27-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,866
Posted By cerine
What if the pause button stopped the clock, but...

What if the pause button stopped the clock, but also added a significant time penalty to your score? Like something in the ballpark of the average solving time for that size puzzle.

That should...
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