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Posted: 12:00AM Aug 30, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

Professions

I believe this would be more clear if presented this way.

MmedAN

so as to better distinguish the 2 words.


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 10:49PM Sep 4, 2006
Ninjakillyou*us
Posts: 4641

I still don't have enough points to review teasers, and I'm not expecting points from this, but when I was rating teasers I found a duplicate. Teasers #28888 and #28499 are almost identical- even in the title. They are both submitted by different people so it seems kind of obvious that it's a duplicate.

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Zigthepig, ruroken, akl, Ninjakillyou, Jamie, Lucky13 -- the six posters of the Simulpostocalypse. | People take after the attitudes of those around them, so, please, keep yours positive. =D
Post from Gizzer deleted on 07:46PM Apr 5, 2013.
Posted: 02:03PM Sep 5, 2006
Ninjakillyou*us
Posts: 4641

Oh okay.

Zigthepig, ruroken, akl, Ninjakillyou, Jamie, Lucky13 -- the six posters of the Simulpostocalypse. | People take after the attitudes of those around them, so, please, keep yours positive. =D
Post from akl21 deleted on 10:50PM Sep 6, 2006.
Posted: 02:02AM Sep 7, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

Where am I?
Maybe the author could try to make the riddle flow a little bit better. Either change the grammar/puncuation or try rhyme.
I like it though.


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 02:07AM Sep 7, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

The Switch
The anwser is not clear.


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 02:10AM Sep 7, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

Foundations
Is Christopher Columbus really the founder of America????


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 02:35AM Sep 7, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

Underwater
The riddle states "using no types of equipment" but a glass could be considered "equipment"
Instead it could read.."using no type of special breathing equipment/apperatus"


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M.L. Middleton
Posted: 06:53PM Sep 10, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

Missing Planet

It was astronomers not astronauts who degraded Pluto's Planet status.

So, dose anyone actually read these posts????


M.L. Middleton
Post from Gizzer deleted on 07:45PM Apr 5, 2013.
Posted: 07:13PM Sep 10, 2006
SunroseAus
Posts: 3490

These posts are read. Just because there isn't a response to them, doesn't mean they aren't being noticed or ignored.

The editors do appreciate the help.

You're doing a fine job! Keep up the good work.


Made your bed, now lay in it....But you can always add a bedside table, change the sheets, take out the trash...it doesn't have to stay the same unless you want it to.
Posted: 11:27PM Sep 10, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

The Sky's the Limit With This Teaser...
In the hint section the it should read "The man in the moon..." not the man is the moon..


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 08:43AM Sep 11, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

A Bored Man
This teaser needs a better explanation of the answer before I will accept it.


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 11:18PM Sep 11, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

Monk

This is what we like to call a "Shaggy Dog Story" Is this really a teaser? I'm not sure I know. Maybe it needs to go to Wacka?

It's fun though.


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 11:30PM Sep 11, 2006
DevilBunnyAus
Posts: 46

The Sphinx's Riddle

Yes it's a Harry Potter riddle, but it's not currently posted, and it's a great example of a really good riddle. As long as J.K. Rowling is given credit I have no problem adding it. Unless that breaks some kind of rule.


M.L. Middleton
Posted: 03:28PM Nov 17, 2006
scallioAus
Posts: 54


I enjoy pre-reviewing some of the teasers waiting for approval, but I would like to suggest we be given more options for feedback at that time.

1. Allow us to comment whether or not we believe the teaser is in the correct category.

2. Allow us to add a few brief comments.

Examples of comments we might leave: too obscure, leave out word #3 but rest of teaser is great, not enough clues given, riddle is too short and/or vague or even HUH? for those we can't even figure out even after reading the answer.

Thank you for considering...


Scallio "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page" -St. Augustine
Posted: 07:57PM Nov 17, 2006
phrebh*us
Posts: 1870

You should post that in the bugs/requests forum, scallio.

Never send a linguist to do a physicist's work.
Posted: 01:33AM Nov 18, 2006
SunroseAus
Posts: 3490

scallio wrote:

I enjoy pre-reviewing some of the teasers waiting for approval, but I would like to suggest we be given more options for feedback at that time.

1. Allow us to comment whether or not we believe the teaser is in the correct category.

2. Allow us to add a few brief comments.

Examples of comments we might leave: too obscure, leave out word #3 but rest of teaser is great, not enough clues given, riddle is too short and/or vague or even HUH? for those we can't even figure out even after reading the answer.

Thank you for considering...


Also, this topic is used for the comments also. If you wish to remain anonymous about your comments you can always PM an editor about your concerns as well. This has been suggested before, and it was stated that comments are for the Editors only and not for reviewers.

Also, when you get 2000 points there is another topic within the "High Scores" that has much more activity than this topic gets about teasers. Feel free to post your concerns about a teaser here in this topic. The editors do in fact take time to read this topic and the other one each day and take in consideration about the concerns and suggestions on a teaser.

Thanks - Suni


Made your bed, now lay in it....But you can always add a bedside table, change the sheets, take out the trash...it doesn't have to stay the same unless you want it to.
Posted: 12:29AM Jan 16, 2007
SunroseAus
Posts: 3490

The correction for teaser PACHINKO should be rejected. Thus is was made before the rule was put in place and should not be changed.

Made your bed, now lay in it....But you can always add a bedside table, change the sheets, take out the trash...it doesn't have to stay the same unless you want it to.
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