Message #1576

From: spelwerdzrite <>
Subject: Re: [MC4D] Reorganizing the various halls of fame?
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 18:22:34 -0000

Hmmm… I hadn’t considered cheating, that really does pose an interesting threat to such a competitive feature. However, this doesn’t seem to be the group that is full of cheaters.

— In, Melinda Green <melinda@…> wrote:
> In principle it sounds fine to me though there are a couple of
> consequences. Right now only the records for shortest involve a single
> solution that everyone can examine to detect cheating, etc. Your way
> requires that all log files need to be published and more importantly,
> it requires more work from all solvers who are beaten to assure it was
> done legitimately. If nobody objects, then this is fine with me. I just
> don’t want to maintain the list for the cube.
> Maybe the entire official HOF should also be moved to the wiki? That
> would certainly be the easiest for me! :-) If we do that, I will still
> volunteer to police the cube solutions for cheating, just not for any
> shortest records other than new solvers or for shortest records other
> than the top for each size. Opinions anyone?
> -Melinda
> On 3/21/2011 11:20 AM, spelwerdzrite wrote:
> > I’m suggesting we organize each puzzle’s records by categories of earliest solves and shortest moves, but not for the single highest achiever, but as a descending list. This will also help build a better competition for individuals wanting to rank higher in the shortest moves bracket.
> >
> > I’d love some input on this idea.