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This website provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge and skills, in categories related to hack: Rev, Crypto, Web, For, Coding, Misc.
Solve Me
Sites origin country Korea, Republic Of
Language English
Category Tags Cracking, Crypto, Realistic, Programming
Site Admins St4rburst
Auto update yes
Has OnSiteRank yes
WarBoxes 0
Score 17285
Base-Score 10000
Users 334
Challs 9
Linked users 67
Average 30.95%
Difficulty 50.00%
Enjoyment 50.00%
Latest 4 active Players, ordered by last update (14d)
evernickbolofecalsuperblahsco4x0
Score history for site Solve Me
Number of Users on Solve Me
Number of Challenges on Solve Me

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Global Rank: 137
Totalscore: 113354
Posts: 18
Thanks: 21
UpVotes: 12
Registered: 2y 324d
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what happened with the site ? new owner ? i mean i saw my account was deleted Sad and seems most of the challs (cant remember them well lol but there are less challenges at least)
Global Rank: 9
Totalscore: 415434
Posts: 6
Thanks: 4
UpVotes: 3
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It seems like when the site was revamped it caused a bug in the scoring. Someone is currently sitting on 190% solved and 170000+ points for this one site (!)
Global Rank: 1
Totalscore: 718707
Posts: 271
Thanks: 244
UpVotes: 204
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Yeah, it's a known issue with the scoring. Perhaps we should just unlink everybody?
Global Rank: 4
Totalscore: 467694
Posts: 57
Thanks: 56
UpVotes: 49
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I don't want to start another scoring function discussion (although we didn't have one for a long time! ;), but I don't like how scoring works right now.

Not to mention it's poorly implemented, because clearly you can never solve more than 100% on a site. Maybe it is enough to add a min(100, oldPercentSolved) as a workaround?
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Not sure what that would solve, really. It only hides problems.

I've been thinking that we shouldn't just ask for the score from sites, but also keep track of the solved challenges themselves somehow. That would give you a lot more information that you can do something useful with instead of just capping at 100% or updating and possibly unlinking everyone. However, it requires more effort from the sites and it still doesn't protect against "misbehaving" sites.
Global Rank: 137
Totalscore: 113354
Posts: 18
Thanks: 21
UpVotes: 12
Registered: 2y 324d
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i think for this particular case everybody should be unlinked before the site gets more people linked. right now only like 10 people had a few points and just the top 5 had significant amount of points. also 176k on the guy with 190% is really unfair lol
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I've unlinked all accounts that currently don't have a matching account on Solve Me (88 in total) and send the owners a message about it. Hopefully all is ok now; let me know if not.
Last edited by dloser - Apr 17, 2017 - 09:58:50
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