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April 30, 2008

Like the Deep Purple song…

srikanth @ 8:20 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1209586835 ) Play

Identify and connect:

Cracked by: varuns88 , Dibyo , sidsen , RajT , Tathagata Chatterjee , sandesh , Prasad , Keerthi Kiran M , yaksha , shashank and BiGFooT.

Answer: (more…)


April 29, 2008

Spreads Light

devadutta @ 8:23 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1209500592 ) Play

Fill in the two blanks to get an acronym..

___________ ____________

Cracked by: BIGFoot, jayanth and shashank

Answer: (more…)


April 28, 2008

Don’t…

srikanth @ 6:12 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1209406373 ) Play

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What is the this news bulletin‘s claim to fame ?

Identified by: pratap , Dibyo , Keerthi Kiran M , Atul Mathew , Rohan , Arun Krishnamoorthy , shivathilak , priyananda , yaksha , and RajT.

Complete answer by: Rahul, varuns88, Tathagata Chatterjee, Sandesh, udupendra, jayanth, duriel, Ginkgo100, and Ajay Parasuram.

And piezocake is just weird.

Answer: (more…)


Phase shift

srikanth @ 8:27 am, GMT +0000 ( 1209371243 ) Play

Greetings, Sol-revolvers.

Due to synchronization issues we’re changing the time at which new questions will be moderated and posted (for a short while).

Questions will be be posted/moderated every morning Indian Standard Time. The new question should be live by about 1000 IST each day. That is at 0430 UTC/GMT, and 2130 PDT.

In case this is inconvenient for you, just leave us a note as a comment to this post.


April 27, 2008

It’s like a grapefruit.

srikanth @ 10:01 am, GMT +0000 ( 1209290506 ) Play

What is the (alleged) connection between the creature in (1) and the strange-looking pattern in (2)?

Clue: We’ve been here before.

Cracked by: BiGFooT , shivathilak , Sandesh , varuns88 , Tathagata Chatterjee , priyananda , yaksha and pratap.

Answer: (more…)


April 26, 2008

Stone, evolved.

devadutta @ 10:45 am, GMT +0000 ( 1209206742 ) Play

Whats happening here? and what is it popularly known as?

oh, btw, that’s Downtown Manhattan..

Cracked by: udupendra , varuns88 , srichand , pratap , jayanth , bobo , Dibyo , Sandesh , Vinay and Rahul

Answer: (more…)


April 25, 2008

How many inches is that?

devadutta @ 9:44 am, GMT +0000 ( 1209116652 ) Play

Connect

Hint: See subject line

Cracked by: Ajay Parasuram , jayanth , udupendra , duriel , Sridhar C , Dibyo , svgreatest , pallavi , Atul Mathew and varuns88.

Answer: (more…)


April 24, 2008

Busy, busy, busy

srikanth @ 9:37 am, GMT +0000 ( 1209029862 ) Play

Legend has it that (1) was describing a “special” form of (2) to (3) as a lark (possibly hoping to fire off (3)s imagination and get him to write a book). After (1) and (3) died, (4) wrote a novel about it that turned out to be one of his greatest hits.

Identify 1, the special form of 2, 3 and 4, and also name the novel.

Cracked by: udupendra , manubhardwaj , Anon  , Dibyo , Ginkgo100 , Sandesh , duriel , varuns88 and Mo.

Answer: (more…)


April 23, 2008

Fast!

devadutta @ 9:56 am, GMT +0000 ( 1208944570 ) Play

Jet plane routes from Tokyo-LA and back.

Why are the routes different?

Cracked by everyone! duriel , teju , Ginkgo100 , pratap , manubhardwaj (nice find :) ) , Dibyo , varuns88 , shivathilak , Sandesh , shyam , Vinay , yaksha , Ganesh Prasad , Tathagata Chatterjee and shashank.

Answer: (more…)


April 22, 2008

Seriously, dude, calm down.

srikanth @ 11:02 am, GMT +0000 ( 1208862148 ) Play

A court statement made by (1) during a hearing three years ago claimed that someone, say X, made some very very obnoxious statements involving (2)s and (3).

What am I talking about? Identify (X), (1) and (3). Don’t bother with (2), it is just a representative of its species.

Cracked by: udupendra , varuns88 , shashank , priyananda , Arun Warrier , Dibyo and Vinay.

Answer: (more…)


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