Well then stress2013, today is your lucky day! There have been topics started in this arcade forum for all those games. Scroll through the pages and look for these threads:
- Help me with my Monkey
- Eggz Arcade Game
- I have a tip for the Jigsaw puzzle
Right now they're back on pages 3 and 4 of this forum.
When I started, I was happy to have 100 points in a day and now that I've been playing over a year, I routinely get over 1,000 or even 2,000 points in a day (and still wonder how people are earning more than 5,000 in a day!)
Some games are easier to earn more points in (PegLand, Jigsaw and Crossword) while other games are incredibly hard to earn any points in (Carniball, BlackJack and Slots). If you want to earn more points, play the games that reward you the most. And you will naturally get better at the games as you play and earn more.
I also earn more now that I keep more than one window up at a time. I used to play in only one window and with dial up -- I hardly scored much at all. With multiple windows and high spd internet, I can earn more points in a shorter time.
This time next year, you'll post and tell newbies what you've learned!
The thing about the games...read the tips, such as they are and practice. Give yourself some time. Some of us have been playing almost since the beginning of the Arcade. Even with all the practice that we have we are still improving all the time. Monkey Gems is one of those games that you just have to give it all the time that you are willing to give it...some of the players stay on it for a couple of hours. I don't have that kind of attention span! I get too bored with it. But Like xango said, the more you play it, the better you get at it. And that's the way it is for all the games. Hang in there...and practice. You're going to surprise yourself at how much better you're going to get in no time! And more importantly, have fun!