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What is new on the site? Things that have changed or been updates. Interesting bits of information relating to the site itself.

Wind storm took out the power

The power was out from about 1pm to 4pm today due to a wind storm.

Pirate Ship now supports UPS in addition to USPS.

In addition to the USPS, Pirate Ship is now offering UPS as a shipper when you purchase labels. They search pricing based on the size and weight of your package and display the least expensive option as your first choice. You can of course manually switch the shipping method if you have a preference. 

Send a message when you complete a puzzle!

When you complete a puzzle, you will be prompted to send a message to the person you got it from.

Puzzles in pending transactions

Now you can see which puzzles a member has that are in play in an pending transaction.

More secure emails

We have added email signing to our outgoing emails in most cases.

New feature when clicking on puzzles people are offering!

You can now ask questions before starting a trade or purchase.

We encountered a little bug...

On the evening of September 20, A little upgrade went into place. It cause an unintended side effect in the message area.

Improved process for accepting puzzle requests and trades

The process for starting a trade has changed. A little change for those using the website, a big change behind the screens.

Improved a few features

Just a couple of improvements to the system.

You have a puzzle collage!

If you have completed puzzles in your collection, then you have a puzzle collage!

Help just got easier to find!

On the drop down menu at the top/right corner of the screen, there is a new help link.

Duplicate email alerts

Did you receive duplicate email alerts?

Improved puzzle switching during a trade

For a while you have been able to switch puzzles in the middle of a trade, now it is a bit better.

Bulk Transfers & Bulk Shipping

As most people are transferring multiple puzzles at a time, it became important to make the process easier.

1,000 puzzles exchanged!

We just reached 1,000 puzzles exchanged.

Minor message formatting added to the puzzle conversations

I had been stripping off all extra white space and compressing it down to a single space. Now there is some minor formatting.

Did you almost win a prize?

Ever wonder how close you came to winning the monthly prize?

There are new controls on the message screen.

Be sure to explore the ACTIONS buttons on the message screen.

Let us help you pick your next puzzle.

Ever have trouble deciding which of your puzzles to work on next?

Keep track of where you get your puzzles from

There is a new row on the puzzle detail page to help track where your puzzles come from.

Filtering has improved on your profile page!

We have just updated how filtering works on your profile page.

You can click on the bars in your completed puzzle chart!

Ever look at the completed puzzle chart and wonder which puzzles you completed in a given month?

How can we get more people using the website?

Without spending a ton of money on advertising, any thoughts on how to get more people using the website?

Skipping puzzles...

Ever get a puzzle you don't want to do? Or start and never finish? Just mark it SKIPPED now...

Removed swiping on puzzle detail popup screen

The swipe feature was ok, but it caused other issues like making it impossible to copy/paste information.

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