"Stress Test" - July 3, 2020

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Re: "Stress Test" - July 3, 2020

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Post by Abide » Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:34 pm

I wanted to get on the Zoom call but my meeting ran long. Maybe there could be a dedicated sub-topic in "Come Aboard" with the future call-in details.

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#462

Post by Meg » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:20 pm

Abide wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:34 pm
I wanted to get on the Zoom call but my meeting ran long. Maybe there could be a dedicated sub-topic in "Come Aboard" with the future call-in details.
That’s a great idea, since the zoom number changes every week.

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#463

Post by KayW » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:10 pm

BarbaraK wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:06 pm
WSJ is taking a survey about their puzzles and the app on their site. There's a link to it on the page with the Wednesday puzzle:

https://blogs.wsj.com/puzzle/2020/07/07 ... rd-july-8/

just below the "Download PDF" link.
Barbara, thanks for posting the link. Unfortunately I missed my chance - the survey is already closed! That'll teach me to check the forums more regularly :oops:

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#464

Post by Joe Ross » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:32 pm

KayW wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:10 pm
BarbaraK wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:06 pm
WSJ is taking a survey about their puzzles and the app on their site. There's a link to it on the page with the Wednesday puzzle:

https://blogs.wsj.com/puzzle/2020/07/07 ... rd-july-8/

just below the "Download PDF" link.
Barbara, thanks for posting the link. Unfortunately I missed my chance - the survey is already closed! That'll teach me to check the forums more regularly :oops:
A WSJ staffer reposted the link in Thursday's comment section less than an hour ago. It seems odd to have the survey open barely a day. Bob, can you ask someone at WSJ?

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#465

Post by KayW » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:41 pm

Thanks, Joe! I replied to Taylor's post.

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#466

Post by Wendy Walker » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:43 pm

Abide wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:34 pm
I wanted to get on the Zoom call but my meeting ran long. Maybe there could be a dedicated sub-topic in "Come Aboard" with the future call-in details.
Peter! We actually mentioned you in last night's meeting!
Good luck, fellow Muggles!

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Post by SewYoung » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:46 pm

Abide wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:34 pm
I wanted to get on the Zoom call but my meeting ran long. Maybe there could be a dedicated sub-topic in "Come Aboard" with the future call-in details.
Hi Peter,
Good to have another Mississippian in the group. I live in Meridian, although I am in Alabama for a few days.

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#468

Post by MajordomoTom » Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:03 pm

WSJ - and if the mug is still ... unassigned, please PM me.
"Lots of planets have a North", the Ninth Doctor.

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#469

Post by whimsy » Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:19 pm

Thanks, Sal, and everyone else for the meet up. It was nice to see faces before I went too far down rabbit holes in picturing in my head what folks look like -- for example, Lady Bird (and hey, I just realized that we have some linkage in name via First Lady Mrs. Johnson) you did not have anywhere near the amount of plumage I was expecting! My connection did go wonky towards the end -- I lost the visual, but still had the audio. So I can verify that you are all very nice people because you didn't dis me even though I seemingly walked out of the room without even saying bye. :D And next time I'll have my name sign ready like Frankie.

Oh, talked to Comcast ---they seem to think this is my connection problem ---
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#470

Post by Colin » Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:33 pm

whimsy wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:19 pm
...

Oh, talked to Comcast ---they seem to think this is my connection problem ---

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Bit of a ‘Led Zeppelin‘ issue?
One world. One planet. One future.

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Post by MajordomoTom » Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:39 pm

that's knot funny
"Lots of planets have a North", the Ninth Doctor.

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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:18 am

Regarding the survey on the WSJ puzzles.

https://s.userzoom.com/s/userzoom.aspx?uc=C968S280_408

The survey is open once again. I have communicated with the WSJ about the closing and they have reopened it. They have not indicated for how long.
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#473

Post by Cindy » Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:35 am

Bob cruise director wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:18 am
Regarding the survey on the WSJ puzzles.

https://s.userzoom.com/s/userzoom.aspx?uc=C968S280_408

The survey is open once again. I have communicated with the WSJ about the closing and they have reopened it. They have not indicated for how long.
Link does not work for me. I get a "thank you for participating" message and I have not participated.

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#474

Post by Joe Ross » Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:36 am

Try this link: https://s.userzoom.com/m/MSBDOTY4UzI4MCAg
Cindy wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:35 am
Bob cruise director wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:18 am
Regarding the survey on the WSJ puzzles.

https://s.userzoom.com/s/userzoom.aspx?uc=C968S280_408

The survey is open once again. I have communicated with the WSJ about the closing and they have reopened it. They have not indicated for how long.
Link does not work for me. I get a "thank you for participating" message and I have not participated.

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Post by Bob cruise director » Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:46 am

Joe Ross wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:36 am
Try this link: https://s.userzoom.com/m/MSBDOTY4UzI4MCAg
Cindy wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:35 am
Bob cruise director wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:18 am
Regarding the survey on the WSJ puzzles.

https://s.userzoom.com/s/userzoom.aspx?uc=C968S280_408

The survey is open once again. I have communicated with the WSJ about the closing and they have reopened it. They have not indicated for how long.
Link does not work for me. I get a "thank you for participating" message and I have not participated.
Joe
Thanks for posting the correct link

Bob
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#476

Post by MajordomoTom » Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:41 pm

feedback fed back
"Lots of planets have a North", the Ninth Doctor.

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#477

Post by lacangah » Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:09 pm

If the next puzzle is out, and the previous week's winner hasn't been confirmed, will this result in some sort of "divide by zero, matter/anti-matter mix"? Are we using the same shore? Worlds are colliding! ;-)

Have a good rest of the week,

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#478

Post by BarbaraK » Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:37 pm

Congratulations to Rhonda Brown of unspecified city. (From today's PDF.)

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