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Fix position
Kwon-Tom Obsessive
Puzzles: 1083
Best Total: 12m 56s
Posted - 2005.12.12 11:27:43 a crutch for the feeble-minded.

Is there any honour in a fast time if it was achieved using "fix position"? What do you guys think?
Kwon-Tom Obsessive
Puzzles: 3002
Best Total: 22m 33s
Posted - 2005.12.12 16:29:53
Interestingly, quite a while ago Foilman and I had an e-conversation which went something along the lines of: 'how about a penalty of some description each time you use the 'reset to fixed' button?'. I can't remember exactly what our conclusion was at the time, probably something like 'Great idea.  How big a penalty?', 'Um... Oh.'.  However, now that there is a lot more experience of how long the puzzles take etc, I might suggest a 15 second time penalty for using the reset to fixed button?

Though having said that, on the weekend puzzles I'll take all the crutches I can get!

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