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Any volunteers?


I'm pondering changing this blog to a "community", with a team of about 3 to 6 people to share the task of writing up comments about the day's puzzle. So far I have one volunteer to share this task on a regular basis. If I can find a couple more, I'll run with this new idea.

I'm not looking for champions or contenders, just people who finish the puzzle most times they try it. You'd be expected to indicate your time and any clues you got wrong or didn't solve, but you don't need to share my opinions or follow my writing or explanation style - just be willing to write about your experience of solving the puzzle. I'm actually keen to have a couple of people who've only just got to the "regular completion" stage, as their comments may be more useful for beginners than ones from people who've been finishing the puzzle for decades. You will need a LiveJournal account, but as far as I know the free kind will suffice. If you're interested, let me know at one of the e-mail addresses on my "Cryptic Crossword Corner" site.

Comments

(Anonymous)
Oct. 26th, 2006 09:35 am (UTC)
Any volunteers?
Go on then...
petebiddlecombe
Oct. 26th, 2006 10:10 am (UTC)
Re: Any volunteers?
'Anonymous': To join the team, you need to send me an e-mail. See my User Info page or the "Peter's Cryptic Crossword Corner" site linked just underneath my ugly mug at top left.

We now have a team of six (not counting 'Anonymous') - enough to cover one day each, which seems about right. If I get lots more, I'll end up with multiple comments about the same puzzle or the same kind of waiting list of eager volunteers as a broadsheet xwd editor, but it's a nice problem to have!