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Aha! The top scorers list is back. Excellent - thank you!

Suggestion for a short entry in the FAQ: "Why is it called Project Euler?"

The answer could include a wikipedia link.
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The "Top scorers" feature works great, unfortunately it is spelled wrong (it is shown as "Top scoreres").
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Of course. It should be spelled as topsorcerers :lol: 8-)
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I think the displayed time is wrong on projecteuler.net
For example in Hungary the current time zone offset is UTC/GMT+2 hours.
For this now it says 6.45pm, but the correct time is 5.45pm.
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For the Netherlands the time is correct now.

edit: What about some sort of "All Time Top 100 Scorers" list, updated once every week. That'd be cool 8-)
Of course Robert will be leading that one also, but still :D
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henk263 wrote:edit: What about some sort of "All Time Top 100 Scorers" list, updated once every week. That'd be cool 8-)
I'm thinking of a list, where every user gets a point, when he reaches 100%. To get every possible point, one has of course to solve all problems and to solve every new problem before the next problem is published.

What sort of list do you mean?
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jaap wrote:The "Top scorers" feature works great, unfortunately it is spelled wrong (it is shown as "Top scoreres").
I must be missing something. Could someone point me to where it's spelt this way?
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euler wrote:
jaap wrote:The "Top scorers" feature works great, unfortunately it is spelled wrong (it is shown as "Top scoreres").
I must be missing something. Could someone point me to where it's spelt this way?
In the header menu at the top of every page...
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Duh! Sorry about that, but I see a slightly different menu. Anyway, all fixed, and thanks for pointing it out.
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I'd support "Top Sorcerers" :D
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Georg wrote:I'm thinking of a list, where every user gets a point, when he reaches 100%. To get every possible point, one has of course to solve all problems and to solve every new problem before the next problem is published.

What sort of list do you mean?
Something along those lines, but I'd also give points to the first 5 (?) to solve a new problem. That way everyone can score points :)
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What about a cross to show problems you haven't solved yet in your profile?

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I think there had been such a sign until the server problems occured.
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I'm quite happy to put the cross in if that's what members want, but I think I removed it previously because it could look quite depressing when you first start out. A cross seems to give the impression that it's wrong rather than you just haven't answered it yet.

What do others think?
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You could think about some other sign. E.g. a blue circle with a white inner area or something. Just something that's suggesting it is still open.
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It would be more in one style then to have the ticks green again. Not that I care much, I find the empty boxes easy enough to locate, but having a green and a blue or red icon would, well add colour :)
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euler wrote:I'm quite happy to put the cross in if that's what members want, but I think I removed it previously because it could look quite depressing when you first start out. A cross seems to give the impression that it's wrong rather than you just haven't answered it yet.

What do others think?
I found the tick / cross page challenging rather that depressing when I was working my way up. But I can see how others might take it differently.

Some symbol other than cross would work. A circle, as hk suggested, or perhaps a question mark.

I don't know if the database has information enough for this, but how about:
  • A green tick for solved
  • A blue circle or question mark for not yet attempted
  • A red cross for having submitted an incorrect answer
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thumbo wrote:
don't know if the database has information enough for this, but how about:

A green tick for solved
A blue circle or question mark for not yet attempted
A red cross for having submitted an incorrect answer
That would be interesting. Not sure how many blue circles I would have. Better yet, have a red count of incorrect submissions. (The field might not be wide enough for this though !!)
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As far as I know, incorrect submissions aren't entered into the database.
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stijn263 wrote:edit: What about some sort of "All Time Top 100 Scorers" list, updated once every week. That'd be cool 8-)
Of course Robert will be leading that one also, but still :D
I kept track of the first X people to hit 100% every week. This is the result after 13 weeks, do with it whatever you want :)

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189	Name	Language
1	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
2	BrianHuffman	Haskell
3	aleksey	Mathematica
4	balakrishnan	C/C++
5	joshbowman205	C#
6	BjornEdstrom	Python
7	stijn263	Maple
8	Taifu	Python
9	kotulek	Mathematica
10	sunwukong	LISP
11	kaoru	Python
12	pokerke	Java
13	oxy	Haskell
14	Georg	Java
15	geza	C/C++
16	Thumbo	C/C++
17	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
18	Rob_Harley	
19	zeycus	Python
20	markr	C/C++
21	hupo001	Mathematica
22	ansrivas	C/C++
23	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
24	mikev	
25	sfabriz	C#
26	xan	Java
27	ilyad	Pencil/Paper
28	kong_k	Java
29	jicote	Pascal
30	hk	Delphi
31	purelisp	

190		
1	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
2	aleksey	Mathematica
3	kotulek	Mathematica
4	BrianHuffman	Haskell
5	ansrivas	C/C++
6	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
7	balakrishnan	C/C++
8	stijn263	Maple
9	BjornEdstrom	Python
10	ilyad	Pencil/Paper
11	Georg	Java
12	Mike	APL/J/K
13	Rob_Harley	
14	Thumbo	C/C++
15	purelisp	
16	Taifu	Python
17	markr	C/C++
18	sunwukong	LISP
19	jicote	Pascal
20	mikev	
21	kaoru	Python
22	pokerke	Java
25	kong_k	Java
26	zeycus	Python
27	sfabriz	C#
28	xan	Java
29	friggstad	C/C++
30	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
31	sklarzm	
32	int-e	Haskell
33	mathguy314	C/C++

191		
1	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
2	BrianHuffman	Haskell
3	balakrishnan	C/C++
4	aleksey	Mathematica
5	geza	C/C++
6	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
7	ansrivas	C/C++
8	Georg	Java
9	Thumbo	C/C++
10	BjornEdstrom	Python
11	kotulek	Mathematica
12	kong_k	Java
13	friggstad	C/C++
14	purelisp	
15	zeycus	Python
16	markr	C/C++
17	stijn263	Maple
18	jicote	Pascal
19	mikev	
20	Taifu	Python
21	sunwukong	LISP
22	joshbowman205	C#
23	pokerke	Java
24	kaoru	Python
25	int-e	Haskell
26	ThomasH	Delphi
27	Mike	APL/J/K
28	xan	Java
29	sfabriz	C#
30	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
31	mathguy314	C/C++
32	funnything	Ruby
33	ilyad	Pencil/Paper

192		
1	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
2	BrianHuffman	Haskell
3	aleksey	Mathematica
4	sunwukong	LISP
5	markr	C/C++
6	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
7	jicote	Pascal
8	Georg	Java
9	balakrishnan	C/C++
10	friggstad	C/C++
11	pokerke	Java
12	int-e	Haskell
13	ansrivas	C/C++
14	BjornEdstrom	Python
15	kong_k	Java
16	sklarzm	
17	sfabriz	C#
18	stijn263	Maple
19	joshbowman205	C#
20	zeycus	Python
21	kotulek	Mathematica
22	jdrandall123	APL/J/K
23	unime	ML
24	ThomasH	Delphi
25	Rob_Harley	
26	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
27	ilyad	Pencil/Paper
28	Mike	APL/J/K
29	Taifu	Python
30	xan	Java
31	Hui	Delphi
32	mikev	
33	Doraki	ML

193		
1	balakrishnan	C/C++
2	aleksey	Mathematica
3	joshbowman205	C#
4	stijn263	Maple
5	BjornEdstrom	Python
6	Doraki	ML
7	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
8	Georg	Java
9	kotulek	Mathematica
10	pokerke	Java
11	kaoru	Python
12	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
13	BrianHuffman	Haskell
14	friggstad	C/C++
15	sunwukong	LISP
16	jdrandall123	APL/J/K
17	geza	C/C++
18	zeycus	Python
19	Rob_Harley	
20	ilyad	Pencil/Paper
21	nandor	Mathematica
22	kong_k	Java
23	jaap	Java
24	sfabriz	C#
25	ansrivas	C/C++
26	unime	ML
27	mikev	
28	Mike	APL/J/K
29	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
30	Taifu	Python
31	markr	C/C++
32	ThomasH	Delphi
33	xan	Java
34	sklarzm	

194		
1	aleksey	Mathematica
2	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
3	balakrishnan	C/C++
4	Doraki	ML
5	stijn263	Maple
6	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
7	geza	C/C++
8	sunwukong	LISP
9	pokerke	Java
10	Georg	Java
11	Rob_Harley	
12	jaap	Java
13	friggstad	C/C++
14	BjornEdstrom	Python
15	jdrandall123	APL/J/K
16	sklarzm	

195		
1	sklarzm	
2	aleksey	Mathematica
3	BjornEdstrom	Python
4	balakrishnan	C/C++
5	Rob_Harley	Noo
6	pokerke	Java
7	Doraki	ML
8	BrianHuffman	Haskell
9	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
10	geza	C/C++
11	mathguy314	C/C++
12	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
13	zeycus	Python
14	jaap	Java
15	Taifu	Python
16	markr	C/C++
17	kong_k	Java
18	int-e	Haskell
19	Georg	Java
20	stijn263	Maple
21	mikev	
22	unime	ML
23	xan	Java
24	ansrivas	C/C++
25	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
26	kinaba	Python
27	hk	Delphi

196		
1	Rob_Harley	
2	BjornEdstrom	Python
3	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
4	aleksey	Mathematica
5	zeycus	Python
6	idiot94	
7	pokerke	Java
8	Georg	Java
9	kong_k	Java
10	ansrivas	C/C++
11	BrianHuffman	Haskell
12	balakrishnan	C/C++
13	geza	C/C++
14	kinaba	Python
15	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
16	int-e	Haskell
17	sunwukong	LISP
18	jaap	Java
19	unime	ML
20	markr	C/C++
21	mikev	
22	joshbowman205	C#
23	sfabriz	C#
24	Taifu	Python
25	mathguy314	C/C++
26	Doraki	ML
27	kotulek	Mathematica
28	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
29	nandor	Mathematica
30	hk	Delphi
31	stijn263	Maple
32	sklarzm	

197		
1	Rob_Harley	
2	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
3	Doraki	ML
4	stijn263	Maple
5	mathguy314	C/C++
6	Taifu	Python
7	BrianHuffman	Haskell
8	jaap	Java
9	idiot94	
10	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
11	ansrivas	C/C++
12	Georg	Java
13	balakrishnan	C/C++
14	BjornEdstrom	Python
15	geza	C/C++
16	sunwukong	LISP
17	aleksey	Mathematica
18	mikev	
19	markr	C/C++
20	sfabriz	C#
21	kotulek	Mathematica
22	unime	ML
23	sklarzm	
24	joshbowman205	C#
25	kong_k	Java
26	Eigenray	Mathematica
27	zeycus	Python
28	Giulio	Python
29	ThomasH	Delphi
30	Googly	Java
31	funktio	Haskell
32	hk	Delphi
33	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
34	pokerke	Java
35	nandor	Mathematica
36	jdrandall123	APL/J/K

198		
1	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
2	aleksey	Mathematica
3	BrianHuffman	Haskell
4	funktio	Haskell
5	balakrishnan	C/C++
6	jaap	Java
7	stijn263	Maple
8	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
9	pokerke	Java
10	Eigenray	Mathematica
11	idiot94	
12	Georg	Java
13	joshbowman205	C#
14	Doraki	ML
15	BjornEdstrom	Python
16	sigh	Python
17	Googly	Java
18	zeycus	Python
19	mikev	

199		
1	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
2	aleksey	Mathematica
3	sigh	Python
4	balakrishnan	C/C++
5	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
6	jaap	Java
7	mikev	
8	Taifu	Python
9	Georg	Java
10	sunwukong	LISP
11	kotulek	Mathematica
12	BjornEdstrom	Python
13	idiot94	
14	pokerke	Java
15	Doraki	ML
16	BrianHuffman	Haskell
17	funktio	Haskell
18	Googly	Java
19	Eigenray	Mathematica
20	zeycus	Python
21	ansrivas	C/C++
22	sfabriz	C#
23	stijn263	Maple
24	joshbowman205	C#
25	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
26	funnything	Ruby
27	hk	Delphi

200		
1	Googly	Java
2	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
3	aleksey	Mathematica
4	idiot94	
5	funktio	Haskell
6	BjornEdstrom	Python
7	kotulek	Mathematica
8	stijn263	Maple
9	funnything	Ruby
10	Georg	Java
11	sigh	Python
12	jaap	Java
13	Eigenray	Mathematica
14	Taifu	Python
15	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
16	BrianHuffman	Haskell
17	sfabriz	C#
18	joshbowman205	C#
19	pokerke	Java
20	balakrishnan	C/C++
21	kong_k	Java
22	zeycus	Python
23	sunwukong	LISP
24	ansrivas	C/C++
25	mikev	
26	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
27	xan	Java
28	Doraki	ML
29	quilan	Python
30	hk	Delphi
31	nandor	Mathematica

202		
1	funnything	Ruby
2	Eigenray	Mathematica
3	idiot94	
4	aleksey	Mathematica
5	miodrag.milenkovic	APL/J/K
6	Googly	Java
7	BrianHuffman	Haskell
8	balakrishnan	C/C++
9	Georg	Java
10	BjornEdstrom	Python
11	sigh	Python
12	mdm	Maple
13	daniel.is.fischer	Haskell
14	Robert_Gerbicz	C/C++
15	pokerke	Java
16	kotulek	Mathematica
17	ansrivas	C/C++
18	xan	Java
19	Taifu	Python
20	jaap	Java
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