On Fri, 7 Feb 2014, Kerim Aydin wrote:

On Fri, 7 Feb 2014, Alex Smith wrote:+ 9 2 2 1 0 i (Now Philomory has no operators, I have no operators but one 'i', and my score is 0+92210i.)Opinions sought on game balance: should we implement omd's suggestion of limiting huge jumps by allowing a max of P operators in a given weekly play (I'd guess a P of 4)? Other suggestions welcome (or happy to let it play out). -G.

A P of 4 means it takes at least 1000 weeks to win, seems a tad much.

`Except that I see a possible loophole. "Operator" clearly doesn't mean`

`the same as operator in math, since people are using digits, even in`

`sequence. Which means, what happens if you use _only_ digits as your`

`operators, once you've got a positive integer score?`

`Also what if you squeeze an i in the middle of a sequence of digits,`

`mathematically that's most likely to mean multiplication...`

Greetings, Ørjan.