View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Sun May 20, 2018 9:22 pm



← Back to the Calcudoku puzzle page




Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
 Access to timed puzzles 
Author Message

Posted on: Thu May 17, 2018 9:53 pm




Posts: 713
Joined: Fri May 13, 2011 6:51 pm
Post Access to timed puzzles
I have been experiencing problems (the last two days) when accessing the timed puzzles, I could not sent any (4x4, 5x5, 6x6 and 8x8). After the first attempt it makes impossible either to go "back" or loading another new page for a while. This is happening with Chrome, IE or Android (either from a tablet or a smart phone). I have restarted the browsers and the wifi router but the problem continues (in fact, in the case of the smart phone, I have tried not using the wifi connection and using instead the data link of the mobile telephone line with same result) [confused] [confused] .

It seems like any attempt (4x4, 5x5, ... ) "blocks" the access for some time (like if the pool of timed puzzles is exhausted for all categories, ... ). It's the first time I experience this kind of problem (it's different than when the access is very slow due to wifi problems, computer overload, etc., this time simply it is absolutely impossible to access them).


Profile
User avatar

Posted on: Fri May 18, 2018 9:12 am




Posts: 2294
Joined: Thu May 12, 2011 11:58 pm
Post Re: Access to timed puzzles
I was looking at network problems and such, then suddenly something dawned on me...:

there are about 10,000 timed puzzles in each "pool", and you've exhausted all 4x4 ones... [scared]

5x5 and 6x6 you still have some left, and 8x8 a bit more,
but maybe the ordering matters (so if you start with a 4x4, the code gets "stuck" maybe).

I'll increase the size of the pools, and can also add points for missed timed puzzles for the 16th and 17th if you want.

Patrick


Profile

Posted on: Fri May 18, 2018 11:41 am




Posts: 713
Joined: Fri May 13, 2011 6:51 pm
Post Re: Access to timed puzzles
pnm wrote:
I was looking at network problems and such, then suddenly something dawned on me...:

there are about 10,000 timed puzzles in each "pool", and you've exhausted all 4x4 ones... [scared]

5x5 and 6x6 you still have some left, and 8x8 a bit more,
but maybe the ordering matters (so if you start with a 4x4, the code gets "stuck" maybe).

I'll increase the size of the pools, and can also add points for missed timed puzzles for the 16th and 17th if you want.

Patrick


Thank you, it is working well now (tested 4x4 and 5x5 from the smart phone). Yes, I would appreciate if you add those 8 points (I usually do all possible attempts in order to improve my usual bad times), in this case I have spent a little more time "investigating" the problem than solving them :-) :-).


Profile
User avatar

Posted on: Fri May 18, 2018 12:12 pm




Posts: 2294
Joined: Thu May 12, 2011 11:58 pm
Post Re: Access to timed puzzles
clm wrote:
Thank you, it is working well now (tested 4x4 and 5x5 from the smart phone). Yes, I would appreciate if you add those 8 points (I usually do all possible attempts in order to improve my usual bad times), in this case I have spent a little more time "investigating" the problem than solving them :-) :-).

I see that the 8x8 on the 15th was also missing, I added that one as well.


Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 4 posts ] 

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
All forum contents © Patrick Min, and by the post authors.

Forum software phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Designed by STSoftware.