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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby Bamaman » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:49 pm

What did the players' give as their questions in the game?
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby alietr » Sat Feb 09, 2013 4:43 pm

I have a user who is having trouble accessing JBoard ... he says it doesn't work on Firefox or IE (it times out), it does work on his phone (not an ideal solution), and that he has cleared his cache and cookies and reset his modem. It's probably not a firewall issue since he had no problems before recently. Any other thoughts or things to try?
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby RandyG » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:05 pm

alietr wrote:I have a user who is having trouble accessing JBoard ... he says it doesn't work on Firefox or IE (it times out), it does work on his phone (not an ideal solution), and that he has cleared his cache and cookies and reset his modem. It's probably not a firewall issue since he had no problems before recently. Any other thoughts or things to try?


Is it timing out on Firefox too, or just IE? Any other messages? I find that when web pages time out, I can fix the temporary problem by disconnecting my wifi connection on the computer and then reconnecting. Is he running wifi? If it's a wired connection, then I don't know what else to suggest. I assume he's having no problems with other sites? I suppose he could temporarily take down the firewall and see whether that clears it.
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby jeff6286 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:21 pm

alietr wrote:I have a user who is having trouble accessing JBoard ... he says it doesn't work on Firefox or IE (it times out), it does work on his phone (not an ideal solution), and that he has cleared his cache and cookies and reset his modem. It's probably not a firewall issue since he had no problems before recently. Any other thoughts or things to try?


He should try to access the Archive. If he is unable to load that either, then it could be that the server that hosts both has banned his IP address, something that has happened to me and others in the past. If this is the case, then Brian may be able to unblock him if he has his IP address.

Now if the Archive loads but jboard doesn't, then I am clueless.
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby bpmod » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:16 pm

Yes, if the user cannot access either the JBoard or The Archive, it is likely our firewall has blocked him for whatever reason.

If you can get the IP address(es) from which he can't connect, I can check to see if it has been blocked, and, if so, unblock it.

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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby silverscreentest » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:33 am

Got another puzzle accepted for Kennections. Not getting an additional set of books for it.

http://www.parade.com/games/kennections ... le-74.html
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Re: Reretaken Down

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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby bpmod » Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:17 pm


So, the technology that allows a computer to press a button with millisecond timing can be used to cure cancer?

Cool!

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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby jeff6286 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:13 pm

bpmod wrote:

So, the technology that allows a computer to press a button with millisecond timing can be used to cure cancer?

Cool!

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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby georgespelvin » Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:39 am

For you "Princess Bride" fans out there, albeit this is a day late.

http://arslnga.tumblr.com/post/43124883 ... n_ref_map=[]

I haven't had a chance to watch the ToC yet. Going to catch up with a three show marathon tonight, trying to avoid this board until then but had to post this.
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Re: Markennection

Postby Paucle » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:14 am

Stealing Mr Barrett's thunder in announcing he not only got re-Kennected today, but it's also the prize winner!
Number 3 for you, Mark? (I'll give you the privilege of the link.) ;)
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Re: Markennection

Postby MarkBarrett » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:59 am

Paucle wrote:Stealing Mr Barrett's thunder in announcing he not only got re-Kennected today, but it's also the prize winner!
Number 3 for you, Mark? (I'll give you the privilege of the link.) ;)


I always visit this board in the morning befor the Parade site. When I saw you had a post in this thread I made the connection that it could be about Kennections and that perhaps another boardie won the books. My puzzle was submitted on Monday: http://www.parade.com/games/kennections ... le-82.html

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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby ElendilPickle » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:20 pm

georgespelvin wrote:For you "Princess Bride" fans out there, albeit this is a day late.

http://arslnga.tumblr.com/post/43124883 ... n_ref_map=[]

I haven't had a chance to watch the ToC yet. Going to catch up with a three show marathon tonight, trying to avoid this board until then but had to post this.


Several of those are mildly creepy. Thanks for the link!
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby John Boy » Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:07 am

I hope Oscar Pistorius isn't formally charged with murder. In a court of law the guy wouldn't have a leg to stand on.
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby bpmod » Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:46 am

John Boy wrote:I hope Oscar Pistorius isn't formally charged with murder. In a court of law the guy wouldn't have a leg to stand on.

I think you're in the wrong thread. Or, more likely, Andy was.

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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby silverscreentest » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:12 pm

Yet another puzzle accepted for Kennections. This may have to be like the old pulp science fiction magazines where most of the stories were written by two or three people. I may need a pseudonym.

http://www.parade.com/games/kennections ... le-83.html
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby Bamaman » Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:43 pm

I wonder if dhkendall's wife was a flag virgin when they met?
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby dhkendall » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:20 pm

Bamaman wrote:I wonder if dhkendall's wife was a flag virgin when they met?


Odd question, but, like most people, yes she was. And still is, to an extent, although she enjoys them and appreciates them more (as do our kids). (Same goes for national anthems).

As to any other kind of virgin, well, I'll take that on a case by case basis. :)
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby MarkBarrett » Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:05 am

dhkendall wrote:
Bamaman wrote:I wonder if dhkendall's wife was a flag virgin when they met?


Odd question, but, like most people, yes she was. And still is, to an extent, although she enjoys them and appreciates them more (as do our kids). (Same goes for national anthems).

As to any other kind of virgin, well, I'll take that on a case by case basis. :)


Odd question? You don't watch BBT anymore? Penny was the guest on Sheldon's show. Now we know all about Nebraska's flag.
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Re: Reretaken Down

Postby dhkendall » Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:02 am

MarkBarrett wrote:
dhkendall wrote:
Bamaman wrote:I wonder if dhkendall's wife was a flag virgin when they met?


Odd question, but, like most people, yes she was. And still is, to an extent, although she enjoys them and appreciates them more (as do our kids). (Same goes for national anthems).

As to any other kind of virgin, well, I'll take that on a case by case basis. :)


Odd question? You don't watch BBT anymore? Penny was the guest on Sheldon's show. Now we know all about Nebraska's flag.


Ah, yeah, but that was so long ago now! :) (I *always* note the "Fun with Flags" episodes, my wife was even watching that one with me (I get the impression she just watches them because I love the show, not only is she not a flag/anthems person, but she's also not a geek. I know, I know, why did I marry her? :) ) I also remarked to my wife how at least 36 of the state flags (that I could think of right then) were also seals on blue.
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