# General Strategy and Gameplay Discussion

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###### boosting multiple, consecutive, 1 nucleotide bulges
I see we have Guides to boost 1 nucleotide bulges, but I also think that these are pesky setups many puzzle designers use to confound th...
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###### WHAT DO I DO??? (I am such a newbie)
I know this sounds really well, dumb but I just started playing eteRNA and although I aced the tutorials I still don't get how to follow ...
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###### Why do some puzzles not credit towards rank but only money?
Some puzzles credit +1, 2, 3 while others add +0. At the same time each adds money to my total. Is this normal?
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###### Are there any keyboard shortcuts?
There is a lot of clicking. Is there any way to reduce clicking? Are there any keyboard shortcuts?
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###### How many AU pairs are bad?
So I have been trying to focus on using as few GC pairs as possible and can design some pattern with almost no GC pairs. When I try that ...
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###### Where to place required G-U pairs?
In the first few strategy guides I looked at, I haven't seen anything about how to distribute G-U pairs when we're required to include a ...
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###### Contiguous energy
What is (are) the technical term(s) for the type of energy that 6, 8 or 10 nucleotides share in common ? I have consulted the directo...
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###### Recording results - how is this done?
I filled out all the nucleotides in a puzzle, and the thumbnail formula color has now turned from red to white. No red can be seen. How...
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###### Loops versus stacks
In tutorial 4 there is a formula with 12 nucleotides which can be arranged in several ways: each with a loop in positions 5,6,7,8. 1. U...
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###### Stablizing multi-loops with C instead of G
Generally, I place G-C pairs on multi-loops with the G on the right as looking from inside the loop, i.e. on the clockwise side looking f...
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Just an idea. Maybe you could publish a book about Eterna. About, beginning,intermediate and advanced. Discussing FMN which I still don't...
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###### Nomenclature
The dark blue tutorial screens have a block to display for energy in calories. To the right of this is a small schematic of a molecule co...
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###### what is the goal for these challenge puzzles?
question: what is the goal for these challenge puzzles? Just solving them how ever possible within the restrictions presented?
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