Drama! Intrigue! Geekiness!

December 22, 2008

It’s a brave new world

srikanth @ 10:25 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229984727 ) Play

These objects are examples of a tradition started many years ago by a company that was a pioneer in its field. You still get things like these today with some select products.

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What are such things called, and what company are these specific products from?

Cracked by Akshat , username , Dibyo , shrik , Bipin Banavalikar , varuns88 and madhur.

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December 21, 2008

Michael Moore actually had more options

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229903976 ) Play

Many people measuring the same thing. What? Please to identify them all also.



p.s: Sorry for the pathetically ugly looking image sizes. Backend decided to just not work.

Cracked by: Goyal , shenoyvarun86 , Johny Walker , Bipin Banavalikar , Dibyo , username , sriram , Nakul , Chandrakant Nair , shrik , Ananth and Atul Mathew.

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December 20, 2008

These are great mysteries

srikanth @ 10:41 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229812862 ) Play


Cracked only by shenoyvarun86 and Goyal. Great stuff!

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December 19, 2008

Speedy Gonzales met him once

devadutta @ 9:53 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229723635 ) Play



Cracked by: shenoyvarun86 , Jean Valjean , Goyal and Priya. Nice work!

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December 18, 2008

Live Quiz date changed

devadutta @ 10:21 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229638868 ) Play

By popular demand, Boiledbeans Live Quiz schedule has been changed. It will now be conducted on January 3rd 2009 at 9:30 PM Indian Standard time.

Going somewhere?

srikanth @ 10:07 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229638073 ) Play

Earlier this year, there was a possibility that when you typed to reach us (or any other URL for that matter), you would’ve been hijacked to a site designed to commit acts of unspeakable evil upon your data. However, thanks to the guy in the pic below, it didn’t happen.

Who he?


Cracked by BASAB , Goyal , anirudh patil , dheeraj , mach101 , Dibyo , varuns88 , priyananda , Prasad and username.

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December 17, 2008

Wherever I may roam

devadutta @ 11:25 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229556303 ) Play

What is this comic’s claim to fame?


(This comic series and not this strip in particular)

Cracked by varuns88 only. Fantastic dude!

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December 16, 2008

Guns N’ Roses

devadutta @ 9:38 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229463483 ) Play

Guest question time! This one comes in from Dheeraj K. Thanks a bunch man.


The rest of you, send in your questions to

Cracked by: Ps , username , shenoyvarun86 , Goyal , varuns88 , Vishnu , Rohan , Martin , Dibyo , Aditya , Prasad and Sruti.

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December 15, 2008


srikanth @ 10:54 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1229381654 ) Play

What GUI metaphor did this program introduce that we cannot live without?




Cracked by Goyal , nikhil , username , Priya , varuns88 , sne , shashank , jayanth , Ananta , Rahulk and Siddharth Jain.


Boiledbeans live quiz contest!

devadutta @ 2:14 am, GMT +0000 ( 1229307241 ) Play

On 24th December this year, we will be reaching an awesome milestone. We will be posting our 500th question!
So, to celebrate, we have put together a live quiz contest and we will be conducting it on 24th December. See below

We have built a very exciting interface to conduct the quiz online and we are sure that you will love it! (Think of it as the Google Code Jam arena for quizzes ;) )

Questions will be a mix of trivia and riddles, so it will not only test your Googleing skills, but it will also test your problem solving skills.

Here are some details

  1. Live Online Quiz
  2. Link to the interface will appear on 24th December at 9:00 PM IST January 3rd 2009 at 9:30PM IST exactly.
    UPDATE: See this. Date and time changed to January 3th 2009.
  3. Each correct answer will take you to the next level
  4. The first one to finish all levels wins

A surprise awaits the first one to finish!

So, mark your calendars and keep yourself free on 24th December to take on the rest of bb users live!

P:S: We want maximum number of bb users to take part in this EPIC event ( ;) ), so please let us know if this time/date does not work for you(post a comment). We will see what we can do about it.

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