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21 Getting to the archive by Internet, FTP, gopher, or WAIS (rec.puzzles)




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This article is from the Puzzles FAQ, by Chris Cole chris@questrel.questrel.com and Matthew Daly mwdaly@pobox.com with numerous contributions by others.

21 Getting to the archive by Internet, FTP, gopher, or WAIS (rec.puzzles)

Internet
http://ce.et.tudelft.nl/~arlet/puzzles/
Partially HTMLized.
http://alabanza.com/kabacoff/Inter-Links/puzzles.html
http://xraysgi.ims.uconn.edu
A keyword search plus links to other puzzle sites

FTP

The entire archive is also accessible via anonymous FTP, from any site
which maintains archives of the newsgroups news.answers or rec.answers.
The file part01 contains the index. The remaining files contain
alternating problem text and solution text for all the puzzles.

Some FTP sites are:

North America:
ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/puzzles/
ftp://ftp.uu.net/usenet/news.answers/puzzles/archive
ftp://mirrors.aol.com/pub/rtfm/usenet/news.answers/puzzles/
ftp://ftp.cis.ksu.edu/pub/mirrors/news.answers/puzzles/

Europe:
ftp://ftp.cs.ruu.nl/pub/NEWS.ANSWERS/puzzles/
ftp://src/doc.ic.ac.uk/usenet/news-faqs/news.answers/puzzles/archive
ftp://uni-paderborn.de/doc/FAQ/rec/

Asia:
ftp://ftp.hk.super.net/mirror/faqs/puzzles/

GOPHER

>From the global home page, the menu choices to access the archives at
"cs.ttu.edu" are:
North America/USA/Texas/Texas Tech University, Computer Sciences
/Entertainment/Games/Puzzles
To access "uni-hohenheim.de" your menu choices are:
Europe/Germany/University of Hohenheim/Lots of Interesting Stuff
/FAQ Frequently Asked Questions/rec/puzzles/archive

WAIS

wais://xraysgi.ims.uconn.edu:8000/rpa

 

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