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Postby Pi » Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:59 pm

In the times there are 4 difficulty ratings but on the pappocom program there are three, does anyone know how they relate to each other??
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Postby PaulIQ164 » Mon Aug 29, 2005 8:11 pm

There are actually five difficulty ratings in Pappocom's program. If you press Control (I think) while clicking on the difficulty setting you can change what you get, like this:

Ctrl+Easy = Very Easy
Ctrl+Medium = Random difficulty
Ctrl+Hard = Very Hard

I believe that the correspondence with The Times is like this:

Pappocom -- Times

Very Easy -- Easy
Easy -- Mild
Medium -- Difficult
Hard -- Fiendish
Very Hard -- Sunday Times puzzles

But I'm working entirely from memory here, so I might be wrong.
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Postby george-no1 » Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:10 am

You're absolutely right.

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Postby Pi » Wed Aug 31, 2005 8:32 am

Thank you
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