Word Searches or Cross Word puzzles. Which are better?

Page 2 of 2 [ 26 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

Campin_Cat
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 6 May 2014
Age: 55
Gender: Female
Posts: 25,050
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

31 May 2015, 7:18 pm

Crosswords!












_________________
White female; age 55; diagnosed Aspie.
I use caps for emphasis----I'm NOT angry or shouting. I use caps like others use italics, underline, or bold.
"What we know is a drop; what we don't know, is an ocean." (Sir Isaac Newton)


IDontGetIt
Velociraptor
Velociraptor

User avatar

Joined: 12 Apr 2011
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Posts: 499
Location: Cheshire, UK.

01 Aug 2016, 3:42 pm

Crosswords. Word searches are painfully dull.



AnonymousAnonymous
Veteran
Veteran

Joined: 23 Nov 2006
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Posts: 40,530
Location: Portland, Oregon

01 Aug 2016, 5:35 pm

Sudoku! :D


_________________
Silly NTs, I have Aspergers, and having Aspergers is gr-r-reat!


MjrMajorMajor
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 15 Jan 2012
Gender: Female
Posts: 8,783

01 Aug 2016, 11:48 pm

AnonymousAnonymous wrote:
Sudoku! :D


Even better....Word Sudoku! :D



DancingCorpse
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 12 Dec 2015
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,404

01 Aug 2016, 11:51 pm

I prefer where's wally and colouring books, crosswords make you look at the individual stars rather than glancing across the whole sky so probably them.


_________________
'He wondered, as he had many times wondered before, whether he himself was a lunatic... perhaps a lunatic was simply a minority of one?'


Britte
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 23 Nov 2014
Gender: Female
Posts: 6,616
Location: CA

10 Sep 2016, 3:54 pm

I enjoy both...



Aprilviolets
Veteran
Veteran

Joined: 6 May 2011
Gender: Female
Posts: 3,234

10 Sep 2016, 6:50 pm

I like crosswords I'm even trying to do the cryptic ones as well.



Skilpadde
Forum Moderator
Forum Moderator

User avatar

Joined: 7 Dec 2008
Gender: Female
Posts: 22,764
Location: Alola

11 Sep 2016, 12:24 am

I kinda like both, although crosswords can often be too hard. That's not to say that I can always find the words in word searches either though. I like WordFit too, and Hangman.
None of them are my favorite things to do, but they're okay to relax with. I avoid anything that is timed though. I take my time with things.


_________________
"And the turtles, of course...all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be." -Dr. Seuss

http://turtleforum.freeforums.org/index.php

Wolves - second only to turtles <3


envirozentinel
Forum Moderator
Forum Moderator

User avatar

Joined: 16 Sep 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 12,278
Location: Keshron, Super-Zakhyria

11 Sep 2016, 2:22 am

I like cryptic crosswords but don't always manage to finish them. It all depends. Often the answers start falling into place once one's started on it with the ones you see straight off. I also like the ones where you have to convert numbers to letters of the alphabet.

Other word games I enjoy are Scrabble, which I regularly play online, and doing funny anagrams, such as archaeologist (I GO SEARCH A LOT) or headmistress (AH, I'M STRESSED).


_________________
If life were a bed of roses, we'd all be aphids!


my blog:
https://sentinel63.wordpress.com/


Quiet Water
Raven
Raven

User avatar

Joined: 31 Jul 2016
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Posts: 123
Location: Northern New England, USA

11 Sep 2016, 9:20 am

I liked word searches when I was a child. These days, I don't have much time for either, but do like to bring a stack of crosswords along if I'm travelling, waiting in a doctor's office, or some other situation where I'm likely to have time. I don't often finish the crosswords - many have a few clues that refer to pop culture I'm simply not familiar with - but seeing how far I can fill out a crossword is usually preferable to reading the meager selections of newspapers and magazines in many offices or at the houses of relatives who don't read much.



nick007
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 4 May 2010
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Posts: 17,120
Location: was Louisiana but now Vermont

12 Sep 2016, 12:23 am

I find them both frustrating due to my dyslexia.


_________________
But I don't want to go among mad people, Alice remarked.
Oh, you can't help that, said the Cat: we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad.
How do you know I'm mad? said Alice.
You must be, said the Cat, or you wouldn't have come here.