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Drama! Intrigue! Geekiness!

May 21, 2008

Retro OLPC

devadutta @ 9:13 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1211404421 ) Play

Identify 1 and connect to 2

Cracked by: duriel , varuns88 , akhi , Dibyo , BiGFooT , Prasad , udupendra.

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May 20, 2008

Hello Grandpa

srikanth @ 9:02 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1211317378 ) Play

What is this sports team’s connection to the software/services world?

Cracked by: Prasad , madhur , prasanth , Goyal , Rohan , Sandhip , Tathagata Chatterjee , , Ganesh Prasad , BiGFooT , jayanth , varuns88 , Dibyo , yaksha , akhi , priyananda , shashank , shyam , udupendra , rajeshvj and srikar.  (Everyone who tried, basically)

Note 1: With this answer udupendra‘s score has hit 200. Congratulations dude!
Note 2: Just a reminder, avoid copy-pasting whole texts from websites into BB. There’s basically no need for it, since if you just put the funda, you’ll get the points.

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May 19, 2008

Navigator, Explorer and …

devadutta @ 8:47 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1211230033 ) Play

Match the following and explain

Cracked by: varuns88 only! NIce job dude..

Dibyo , jayanth , RajT , Prasad have an interesting HHG2G connect. If any of you can get the gears also into the connect, I will give points. But nice try guys! really cool!

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May 18, 2008

Only the best is good enough

srikanth @ 9:02 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1211144573 ) Play

(1) created, developed and patented [(2)] a series of items, which he tried to sell through his company. Though they never took off in his time a Danish carpenter was inspired by these designs, and started manufacturing them through his company (X). They eventually became wildly popular.

Identify (1), (2) and (X)

Cracked, in whole or in part, by varuns88 , pratap , Dibyo , yaksha , srikar , Tathagata Chatterjee , prasanth , Rahul , madhur , duriel , sidsen , udupendra , jayanth , shenoyvarun86 and BiGFooT.

sidsen: As you wish :) If your valiant efforts at training bots do work out, we’ll soon be seeing really smart learning machines. And at that point I, for one, will welcome our artificially intelligent spambot overlords. However, till then, are there any known bots (spam or otherwise) that are capable of learning from context, yet? I am very intrigued by the concept.

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May 17, 2008

Major Glory!

devadutta @ 8:54 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1211057670 ) Play

Easy one for the weekend(its easy because 2 was in news very very recently)

What is the guy in 2 staring at? Also, connect 1and 2. You don’t have to be very detailed about the connect.. the general idea is enough.

Cracked completely by: Dibyo and varuns88! Nice work!!

srikar , yaksha were close, so I will give them points.

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May 16, 2008

Very profitable

srikanth @ 10:01 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1210975275 ) Play

Whose jingle is this song?

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Cracked by: udupendra , Dibyo , varuns88 , bobo , sidsen (see devadutta’s post) , duriel , BiGFooT , Ajay Parasuram , srikar , shashank , prasanth , madhur , vijayaraghavan and jayanth.

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May 15, 2008

Iconic Gifts

devadutta @ 9:10 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1210885801 ) Play

yay! Guest question time. udupendra asks you to “Just connect”

and

Tumba Thanksu for the question..

If you want your question to appear on bb front page, mail it to boiledbeans@gmail.com

Two things:

First: Yes, we screen guest questions that we receive and post only those which we feel have enough “drama, intrigue and geekiness” in them.

Second: sidsen, dude, are you trying to tell us something with your encrypted code words? If yes, throw us a hint, will ya?

Cracked by: madhur , varuns88 , srikar , svgreatest , udupendra , Dibyo , jayanth , sidsen and shashank.

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May 14, 2008

Pendulum

devadutta @ 9:49 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1210801780 ) Play

1 set up this huge pendulum somewhere in Europe to prove something for the first time.
Identify him and tell us what he proved.

Cracked by: VikraM , varuns88 , Tathagata Chatterjee , Keerthi Kiran M , shivathilak , Anu , Dibyo , sidsen , jayanth , BiGFooT , vijayaraghavan , Atul Mathew , udupendra( ;) ) , Rohan , akhi , srikar , svgreatest , vinod , Ginkgo100 , shashank , Rahul , Salil , Yash , duriel , madhur , chandru , Paresh , p vs np , sandesh , pratap and Shakeel.

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May 13, 2008

It’s in your hea-ad

srikanth @ 10:43 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1210718589 ) Play

Top 5 of 25 of what?

Cracked by Salil , manubhardwaj , duriel , udupendra , varuns88 , vijayaraghavan and Shubhendu Saha.

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May 12, 2008

Survival …

devadutta @ 8:26 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1210623973 ) Play

1 is an artist’s impression of a legendary event from 1990(popularized in 95). The guy who drove the car was one of the original winners of a particular “award”.
Which “award”?

Cracked by: Amar , Goyal , Dibyo , svgreatest , varuns88 , yaksha , jayanth , Atul Mathew , shashank , udupendra(Happy Birthday!) , sandesh , Ginkgo100 , duriel , madhur.

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