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December 20, 2007

!Useful

devadutta @ 9:51 am, GMT +0000 ( 1198144297 ) Play

Connect all of them

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Bonus credit if you can extend your connect to this

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Gammafunction gets the perfect answer along with the bonus credit (this is the bonus credit :P ).
Rohan gets the perfect answer.
nishas thambi is almost perfect in spite of his fading powers due to the missing apostrophe.
jayanth , Dibyo , bobo , shreyas , BiGFooT , A Nony Mouse and Vinay were also more or less correct.

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December 19, 2007

Very soluble

srikanth @ 10:39 am, GMT +0000 ( 1198060799 ) Play

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(A) is a professor of biochemistry, although he is better known for his contributions in a different field. While using (B) in his work, he saw something, and hypothesized something interesting. His hypotheses led to a paper titled (C).

Identify A, B and, mainly, C.

Cracked by: udupendra , teju , Ranjana Ninan , Dibyo , Tathagata Chatterjee , shyam , Lord Jim , Gammafunction , BiGFooT , sidsen and prasanth.

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December 18, 2007

Not my favourite animal

devadutta @ 9:42 am, GMT +0000 ( 1197970965 ) Play

Identify 1.(Hint: 2 will take you into the right forest :) )

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Once in a while, we like to put up questions which have a huge number of cracks. Makes us really happy to see so many people crack a question. This was one of those. Some 33 people, namely, udupendra , Gammafunction , nisha’s thambi , jayanth , Dibyo , Shashank , teju , Arjun Chennu , madhur , bobo , shenoyvarun86 , iamniks , shivathilak , varun , Ganesh Prasad , VikraM , Archana , Vinay , RahulRanade , Vinod P.V , yaksha , Napoleon Dammit , Keerthi Kiran M , Lord Jim , Ranjana Ninan , Atul Mathew , Tathagata Chatterjee , prasanth , Madan , sidsen and Arjun June have got it right.

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December 17, 2007

Usually paradoxical

srikanth @ 10:22 am, GMT +0000 ( 1197886957 ) Play

What’s common to all of these?

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Cracked by:  udupendra , sidsen , madhur , Dibyo , Lord Jim , jayanth , Tathagata Chatterjee , varun , shivathilak , VikraM , RahulRanade , Ranjana , iamniks , Shashank and yaksha

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December 16, 2007

You can’t eat this kind..

devadutta @ 9:45 am, GMT +0000 ( 1197798328 ) Play

Connect 1,2 and 3.

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Please don’t take the pains of identifying 3, but do identify 1 and 2.

Cracked by: udupendra(but, of course!) , bobo , nisha’s thambi , jayanth , Lord Jim , RahulRanade , Shashank , prasanth , Tathagata Chatterjee , sidsen and Dibyo(Perseverance is the key, huh dude? ;) ).

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December 15, 2007

By talos!

srikanth @ 12:37 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1197722274 ) Play

Identify this Czech play, and its impact on modern English

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Cracked by: udupendra , BiGFooT , teju , Dibyo , shenoyvarun86 , VikraM , Tathagata Chatterjee , prasanth , jayanth , yaksha , bobo , arbitguy , Shashank , nisha’s thambi , Lord Jim , Gammafunction , and Rohan.

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December 14, 2007

Calculate, see

devadutta @ 10:07 am, GMT +0000 ( 1197626873 ) Play

Analogically speaking,

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Cracked By: jayanth , Gammafunction , VikraM , bobo and Dibyo.

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December 13, 2007

Got a Q on your transcript?

srikanth @ 10:40 am, GMT +0000 ( 1197542439 ) Play

This company was originally founded by Thomas Kelliher as a media business. The capital that was generated then helped the company move on to more interesting things. Today, the company is infamous for its failed experiments.

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Identify the company. (Bonus for getting the clue in the title ;) )

Cracked by: udupendra , teju , vaibhav008 , shyam , Vinay , Lord Jim , varun , shivathilak , Vinod P.V , Mahesh , Shakeel , Vinod P.V , sidsen , jayanth , bobo , A Nony Mouse , prasanth , Shiva , Abhishek , Madan , Tathagata Chatterjee and BiGFoot (and yaksha and Keerthi Kiran M and Dibyo).

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December 12, 2007

Marie was Curious..

devadutta @ 9:46 am, GMT +0000 ( 1197452780 ) Play

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Identify the controversial device in 2 and connect to 1.

Huge bunch of people got this one. Namely bobo , Shreyas , teju , shenoyvarun86 , Dibyo , varun , Vinay S , Shiva , Keerthi Kiran M , Vinod P.V , shivathilak , udupendra , vaibhav008 , jayanth , Madan , Lord Jim , Lord Jim , Gammafunction , Archana , prasanth , Mahesh , Shakeel , Tathagata Chatterjee , yaksha , BiGFooT and Abhishek . Others were close, but not close enough for a cookie :)

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December 11, 2007

Beyond UV and IR…

srikanth @ 10:05 am, GMT +0000 ( 1197367556 ) Play

How are the four astronomers in the pictures below related?

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Cracked by: teju, VikraM, Vivek, prasanth, bobo, Gammafunction, Dibyo, alephnull and Lord Jim

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