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bigdavy
Bigdavy  (Level: 131.3 - Posts: 529)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 9:17 AM

SPELLING ERROR IN WP

FYI, there's a spelling error in the current WP (Fours Part Deux). I put in a support ticket so it should be fixed shortly. Cost me 3 moves due to a "wrong" guess but I'm mostly trying to keep all my points...

Sploofus Editor
Sploofiesta (Editor)  
Mon, 7th Jul '08 10:14 AM


Thank you for the heads up. The Word Puzzle has been corrected.

garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 279.5 - Posts: 6640)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 10:58 AM

Can I just file a note to say how angry I was at one of the questions in today's puzzle.
Yes i know there is a culture of entitlement... I dont expect to get puzzles I can solve without guessing a letter (not that I'd complaion.....) but there's a limit to the screwballs compilers should be allowed to throw.
I'm not illiterate; I'd set my vocab ulary skills against anyone out on the site. When I get confronted with not one but two words I've never seen before, one so obscure that when I get nine letters out of ten and still have NO idea of the last letter, the playing field is not level.
Anyone who got that puzzle will have wasted (and I mean wasted) ten minutes of their life and basically the whole puzzle. Anyone who did not should feel happy.

I've never seen such a disparity of difficulty on a word puzzle; and i think the setter should have known that before torturing us this way.

I wish you Snooker TQOTDs for the rest of your life.



Barry

zeedee
Zeedee  (Level: 224.7 - Posts: 1088)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 1:06 PM

Amen.

revdodd
Revdodd  (Level: 68.7 - Posts: 775)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 1:15 PM

I refuse to berate a puzzle...but there's one answer that cost me 12 ... count 'em, 12 ... penalty points.

And, for once, it ain't because I typed wrong.

That's what I get for paying attention in history class and spelling.


rowlanda
Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 1:44 PM

See the other thread re. this "Word" Puzzle
More people who had that "killer" set of words....
Let's start a "Hate on the Paperman Club"

jank0614
Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 1:53 PM

So now it's a paper cut?

alvandy
Alvandy  (Level: 229.3 - Posts: 7560)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 2:10 PM

I'm writing this BEFORE I open the puzzle [PMB's Fours]; so all I have to go on is that I'm probably not going to have a hap hap happiest word puzzle since Bing Crosby tap danced with Danny F_ _ _ _ _ _ _ Kaye.

But maybe not.

Well thanks for the warning- I'm opening a peppermint pattie.
If I choke on it while playing, [expletive deleted].


Al



jank0614
Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 2:16 PM

You dare (almost) defame the hallowed name of Danny Kaye??????? I'm shocked!! Shocked, I say!

papermanbill
Papermanbill  (Level: 41.3 - Posts: 1313)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 3:19 PM

Barry, I've taken up a bi-weekly Snooker course at our local Junior College. Thanks for the concern.

alvandy
Alvandy  (Level: 229.3 - Posts: 7560)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 5:53 PM

Well, I didn't choke on my p.p.

So I might do a tap dance.

Kept all my points and pretty high finish.
Hope Bill posts all ten phrases later.


Yummy- hey ma, another peppermint pattie please !!

kaufman
Kaufman  (Level: 256.8 - Posts: 3936)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 6:55 PM

I am about to do the puzzle, so I have no opinion on it yet. But if I have to figure out Danny Kaye's middle name, or worse, his middle initial, I won't be happy.

bigdavy
Bigdavy  (Level: 131.3 - Posts: 529)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 8:14 PM

LOL Kaufman!

P.S. you may wind up WISHING your phrase was about Danny Kaye! Ha!

bobbsey
Bobbsey  (Level: 153.6 - Posts: 252)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 9:53 PM

david daniel kaminski there, thats entertainment, thats mr., kaye

kaufman
Kaufman  (Level: 256.8 - Posts: 3936)
Mon, 7th Jul '08 10:15 PM

Thanks, Diane. When I know something you need to know, I owe you one.


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