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October 23, 2009

Tick tick tick

srikanth @ 9:51 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1256334685 ) Play

Man:

Sound clip:

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Identify/connect :-)

Cracked by Raghuvansh , Rogi , udupendra , Dibyo , shrik , Sourya , byslexia , xtremevarun , krudebox , shenoyvarun86 , SV , sidsen , arun , Logik , Chinmaya U.Holla and AC

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October 22, 2009

Time space curve? That’s a lie too!

devadutta @ 11:54 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1256255679 ) Play

A bunch of people believe this is how the earth looks. Who?

300px-Azimuthal_Equidistant_N90

They go to such an extent that they say this flag is made secretly in support of the “truth”

180px-Flag_of_the_United_Nations.svg

Cracked by: Raghuvansh , shenoyvarun86 , shrik , Dibyo , udupendra , krudebox , raklodramA , AC , Chinmaya U.Holla , Meenakshi Sharma , Varun Singh , Nakul , Shrey Goyal , Rogi , byslexia , Sourya , Gaurav and username

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October 21, 2009

Photorealistic explosions?

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1256169548 ) Play

What controversy connects:

Question stays up for 12 hrs longer :-(

Cracked by udupendra , Logik , Raghuvansh , Dibyo , Rogi , shrik , byslexia , shenoyvarun86 , akhi , Chinmaya U.Holla , xtremevarun and Prasad

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October 20, 2009

$100

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1256083175 ) Play

1 originally thought of this idea and designed the concept 2 a long time ago, but  the idea was famously brought to life by 3 only a few years ago and 1 now works closely with the project launched by 3.

Identify 1,2, 3 and the project.

1.  220px-Alan_Kay2 2.  Dynabook

3.800px-NNegoponte_USNA_20090415_

This image of 2 will be very useful

dynabook_2

Cracked by: shrik , udupendra , eli , byslexia , emrohit , Chinmaya U.Holla , Goutham DL , Debasish , krudebox , Dibyo , Sourya , Anubhav , sidsen , daspar , Raghuvansh , akhi , Calvin , Ananth , piezocake , Logik , Rogi , AC , xtremevarun , xtremevarun , madhur and abhishek chakraborty

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October 19, 2009

Great ball of fire!

srikanth @ 9:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1255987848 ) Play

First, second, and third prize winners – of what contest?

Cracked by Raghuvansh , Rogi , AC , byslexia , Dibyo , xtremevarun , Logik , shrik , sidsen and Siddharth Jain

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October 18, 2009

Spot the difference

devadutta @ 9:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1255901436 ) Play

A big round of applause to Rogi , for setting an awesome new run-length record of 70 correct answers in a row! Amazing!

AmK also deserves a round of applause for breaking into the top 5 run-lengths with a cool 45 correct answers in a row!

Amazing job Rogi and AmK!

Now for the question

Many people swear by this new(kind of) philosophy in design. What is it called?

a b

Google (in)famously did the above with around 41 choices.

Happy Deepavali to all of you!

Cracked by: Raghuvansh , udupendra , Logik , Rogi , shashank , Dibyo and shrik

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October 17, 2009

500

devadutta @ 9:52 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1255816354 ) Play

Today’s question comes from udupendra. This question is special. Not because it is framed differently, but because with this, he will hit 500 points on bb!

Awesome!

So, with another round of applause to udupendra, we give you today’s slightly involved guest question.

Here’s how it works –
Four crossword style cryptic clues, cracking which will lead you to a
stage-2 kind of a connect.
1. This bond fellow is a nanogram more than the exclusion principle guy.
2. Odd ranges discover protein structures
3. Listen to the radio, sounds like he is barred in!
4. Mother of Christ finds one in a cure.

Here’s how it works –

Four crossword style cryptic clues, cracking which will lead you to a stage-2 kind of a connect.

1. This bond fellow is a nanogram more than the exclusion principle guy.

2. Odd ranges discover protein structures

3. Listen to the radio, sounds like he is barred in!

4. Mother of Christ finds one in a cure.

Cracked by: Raghuvansh , Logik , Debasish , emrohit , achyuth , Mitesh , shenoyvarun86 , udupendra and daspar

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October 16, 2009

Slow day?

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1255737599 ) Play

Identify experiment:

Hint: It gained fame/infamy in 2005.

Cracked by Raghuvansh , arun , Logik , krudebox , quaziluffy , Wasi Manazir , Rogi , xtremevarun , xtremevarun , udupendra , Martin , shenoyvarun86 , abhijeet , emrohit , achyuth , abhishek chakraborty , malcaluffin , byslexia , AC and sidsen

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October 15, 2009

I hate the ones with ketchup in them

srikanth @ 9:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1255642219 ) Play

Connect:

/me puts on a flame-proof suit.

Cracked by Dibyo and shrik

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October 14, 2009

Does not sound like ‘bundle’

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1255564753 ) Play

Identify this device

wr_hand1_small

Apologies for the delay folks..  we at least got 3 days in a row on time :) We are getting better.

Cracked by: udupendra , Logik , Wasi Manazir , madhur , Ananth , Dibyo , Rogi , Calvin , shrik , xtremevarun , krudebox , joe , eli , foobar and 2-D

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