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October 21, 2010

Take a guess – he’s probably right.

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1287705599 ) Play

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What connects a creation of (1) and the creators of (2)?

Cracked by: jowens , username , Raghuvansh , apar , Rogi , AmK , Ananth , Manish Achuth , Thejas V R , v.chandrashekar , Rahul Rajeev , kallukudian , dineshk , shrik and Rahulk

Answer:
The creators of (2) Contra 4 (for the Nintendo DS) are called WayForward Technologies – seemingly a reference to a company of the same name in Douglas Adams’s (1) famous Dirk Gently series!


16 Responses to “Take a guess – he’s probably right.”

  1. jowens
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    WayForward Technologies


  2. username
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    The name WayForward Technologies may refer to the novel “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”, by Douglas Adams, where a character named Gordon Way had founded a company by the same name.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W.....chnologies


  3. Raghuvansh
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    Contra 4 was developed by WayForward, which was named as a reference to Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.


  4. apar
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    Wayforward Technologies developed Contra 4, and ‘Wayforward’ is from Gordon Way in ‘Dirk Gently’ written by Douglas Adams.


  5. Rogi
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    WayForward Technologies (and II)


  6. AmK
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    1) is Douglas Adams, author of “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”. Contra 4 (2) was created by WayForward Technologies, which took its name from one in the book.


  7. Ananth
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    WayForward – the name of the company started by Gordon Way (in Dirk Gently…) and the creators of Contra.


  8. Manish Achuth
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    1. Douglas Adams
    2. Contra 4 developed by WayForward Technologies.
    Wayforward Technologies takes its name from Douglas Adams’s book Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.


  9. Way Forward technologies, creators of Contra 4. In Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Gordon Way founded a company of the same name.


  10. Logik
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    1 – Douglas Adams.
    2. – Creators of Contra – Konami.

    No idea for the connect : I’d say Konami code and 42.


  11. wayforward technologies


  12. Rahul Rajeev

    WayForward Technologies creators of Contra 4(pic 2) is widely believed to have been named so after a company by the same name from Douglas Adams'(pic 1) novel Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency


  13. kallukudian

    Douglas Adams and Contra 4.
    Adams’s book Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency was called WayForward Technologies. It was a company by the same name that developed Contra 4.


  14. dineshk
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    Wayforward technologies – the actual company that created Contra 4 and the fictional company in the Douglas Adams work “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”.


  15. shrik
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    Gordon Way in Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency had a company called WayForward Technologies. Who are the developers of Contra 4 for the DS.


  16. Rahulk
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    The name WayForward Technologies may refer to the novel “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”, by Douglas Adams, where a character named Gordon Way had founded a company by the same name


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