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4 Million Views

We have reached the 4 million views mark so…

A  Big Thank You to Mrs BD…

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….. who must have put up with an awful lot since the day Dave announced that he was “just going to get involved in a little blog helping people solve the Daily and Sunday Telegraph Cryptic Crosswords” !!

Thanks as ever to Big Dave too.

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31 comments on “4 Million Views

  1. Ditto, DO and all. Thanks for the quickening of my crossword enthusiasm.
    I talk occasionally (incecssantly) about this ‘blog and people are astonished when I start quoting stats like these. A grand testament to yourself.

  2. Congratulations to all who are involved in this remarkable site on this auspicious landmark, Especially our host Big Dave many thanks.

  3. Many congratulations, Dave, and I am sure that everyone who has visited this site will have been suitably impressed as I was when I first saw it. Long may it continue.

  4. Another fantastic milestone. Congratulations to BD and to all others who make the site such a fun place including the bloggers, setters, contributors et al.

  5. Congratulations and thanks from me too. Like many I don’t often actually contribute to the blog. However I do drop-in most days to check the odd clue and see what my fellow crossword lovers think of the days offering! I dabbled with the DT crossword off and on for a few years but it was only when I discovered this site (and learned the tricks of the trade!) that I got addicted! So many thanks Dave (and all your helpers) and keep up the good work!

  6. Congratulations! I was delighted to find this blog when l became a fan of the Saturday DT Cryptic and pop in whenever l can. My enthusiasm for crosswords and not simply solving them but understanding the clues and decoding them has grown so much since l discovered it. Thank you all for making it what it is and especially to BD for creating it in the first place

  7. I would just like to add my thanks for such a brilliant website. The exchange of thoughts, ideas & hints in such a polite manner makes it refreshingly different from other blogs which seem to have as their main contributors foul mouthed Neanderthals.

    Here’s to the next 4 million!

    1. As a recent visitor to the site – just want to say that it has helped so much. Thank you and long may it continue !!

  8. Well done BD and thanks to Mrs BD of course, and all the other bloggers for a super site. I’ve been tackling the DT for 35 years and since stumbling upon this site my knowledge and understanding have increased amazingly, wonder what I was doing for the first 33.5 years :-) Thank you very much and keep up the good work

  9. FANtastic, brilliant, well done Dave and Mrs BD ( behind every good man there is an even better woman) thanks Dave for all the help and encouragememt I’ve recieved on this site, I couldn’t have done it without you , your merry band of ‘helpers’ and all my blogging friends, if only all sites were as well run! :-D

  10. Well done Big Man, you thoroughly deserve all the accolades you are getting and many more besides, thanks for everything.

  11. Having read all the comments above, I second every one. This site has really helped my solving skills and increased my enthusiasm for puzzles. But more than that, it has created a community – we don’t know each other but we learn little things about each other’s and the rest we fill in with our imagination. Thank you Big Dave for bringing all over us together and for letting us chat for a few minutes every day with one another and of course, for letting us share our enthusiasm for the Telegraph crossword. three cheers for Big Dave!

  12. well done and many thanks for all the help that has been given , the blog has a wonderful family feeling , once again well done

  13. Congratulations – how absolutely amazing! For once I can’t think of anything to add to what has already been said. :grin:

  14. Congratulations, well done and thank you to BD and Mrs BD. I think Kate has summed up the additional benefit of this site – an excellent community and a learning curve as well.

    Also thank you to all the bloggers and commenters – sometimes I don’t have time to make a comment but I enjoy reading the blog each day..

  15. I can’t add anything to what has already been said but wanted to add my voice to the ever increasing throng. maby thanks BD and all who contribute to my enjoyment of the crossword and this blog.

  16. Having trouble posting a comment. Maybe it’s because I am a day late! Well done to all involved in this life-saving blog! Flint.

  17. Only saw this today as away staying with daughter no.2. I also enjoy this blog v much, and appreciate all the work put in to make it so enjoyable.

  18. I agree with all the sentiments above – it’s a brilliant blog which has done away with the frustration of not knowing why! Huge thanks to BD and the other bloggers, and to all the contributors who make this blog so interesting and frequently make me laugh out loud (not always a good thing at work!! :-D).

  19. Many thanks to all of you for your kind words, but I couldn’t do it without the help of the rest of the team. Especial thanks to Sue for posting this milestone. Next stop 5,000,000 very early next year!

  20. I’d like to add my congratulations to BD for the milestone; perhaps five million won’t take quite as long as you think!

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