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## Latest revision as of 20:21, 19 June 2007

## Contents

## Information

Early on in the event, this page became a site fFor listing all unanswered questions. Then, as time ticked down on the clock, http://emergency.perplexcity.com/main/clues.html became a repository of questions remaining. At this time, we have converted this page to a resource for all questions and many answers, in the order they were asked.

For more on this event as a whole, see: The San Francisco Connection

## Set 1

17203 If zero was a wind which way would it blow through Rome?

- Answer: West
- Explanation: Eh?

29296 What evil demon achieved a Torino Scale of 4?

- Answer: Apophis
- Explanation: It's an asteroid, given the name of the Egyptian god of destruction.

29923 Conet. 1, 6. First five.

- Answer: 39715
- Explanation: Listen to Disk 1, Track 6 of The Conet Project (some recordings of number stations - this one's of the Lincolnshire Poacher) and note the first five digits of the message. The recordings can also be found online.

41933 On this day in 1990 a skeleton of a T-rex was discovered in South Dakota, what was it nicknamed?

- Answer: Sue

42862 ADFGX^2. Gridapedia. FXFFX GDFXFF AAAXX XGDDD ADXFD

- Answer:
- Explanation: Appears to be a reference to the ADFGX cipher, a German World War I cipher that used a 5x5 grid. Unsolved.

56053 What do you get if you add up the cards on the front of a Perplex City CDU?

- Answer:

65471 If you wrote all of the numbers from 300 to 400 on a piece of paper, how many times would you have written the number 3?

- Answer: 120

82994 Wired predicted that 2006 would see self-cleaning *what* in every home?

- Answer: Toilets

99582 What is the next number in the sequence? 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221 ...

- Answer: 312211
- Explanation: Each number describes the previous term; three '1's, two '2's, one '1'.

103591 What is the full real name of C10H10's namesake?

- Answer:

123827 What London frequency is Resonant?

- Answer: 104.4 FM

124330 What city has an unusual propensity for unclaimed lottery wins?

- Answer:

127398 How tall (in cm) is the recently released human-sized toy of the Japanese anime hero Gundam?

- Answer:

197497 Whose best selling book suggested X32VEFEZZHPG was a Dad?

- Answer: Dan Brown

211509 Perplexing postcard in Parisian Landmark by Mr Hayes and include what? (Drop the quote marks.)

- Answer:

247512 Everyone knows Alice and Bob, but who is Matilda?

- Answer: Merchant

285821 51.568221,0.008304 - Who's commemorated here? (Surname only, please.)

- Answer: Hitchcock

298128 Title: 0749934069

- Answer: Naked in Death

300971 At what hotel did the ICDISS hold an apparently non-existent conference? (Just the name, eg: Karma, not Karma Hotel)

- Answer: Beacon

303909 How many years has it been since the official introduction of the 2-day weekend in the USA?

- Answer:

325352 What was the nationality of the man who died this Tuesday attempting to open a rocket-propelled grenade with a sledgehammer?

- Answer:

329206 What place-name links London, Sydney, Chicago and Boston?

- Answer:

352711 Green yellow purple red blue yellow blue red purple green... what three colours come next? (Enter like: red orange silver)

- Answer:

368017 What comes next? Dial it in: France, Britain, Brazil, ???

- Answer: Thailand
- Explanation: International dialing codes: France=33, Britain=44, Brazil=55, Thailand=66

371557 What shape is carved into TS Andy's headboard?

- Answer:

372452 October 11, 1968. July 16, 1969. April 11, 1970. Final date? (Enter ddmmyyyy, eg: 22031942 for 22nd March 1942)

- Answer:

404874 SQUARESQUARESQUARESQUARE. The one about the quick brown fox. The one with the blowzy night-frumps. YN UP BE OT PX IV IL EC. Skip the queue, as usual.

- Answer:

442697 Which Perplex City figure possibly possesses a travelling audio technician?

- Answer:

482974 October 11, 1968. July 16, 1969. April 11, 1970. Final date? (Enter ddmmyyyy, eg: 22031942 for 22nd March 1942)

- Answer:

508949 Justin Gignac sells items that come signed and individually numbered... what's the number used on the example on his website?

- Answer: 163 [1]

520452 An enigmatic auction. Find the seller who's name is based on a bizzare piece of Harry Potter merchandise and find the keyword...

- Answer:

524968 What are the next two letters in this series: A E F H I K L M ?

- Answer: N T
- Explanation: Only letters of the alphabet with straight edges are part of the series.

549414 Go home, Behind The Music, in what year must you save the last human family on Earth from the evil Robotrons?

- Answer:

558003 Who had flu on the night of the Perplex City Academy Ball?

- Answer: Violet

573054 What do you get if you add up all the numbers in Golddigger by Kanye West?

- Answer:

589182 How many km^2 is the cauldron of #FFFF00 B0000YHJMS? (Just put the number, eg: 2341)

- Answer:

590542 Sheena, Judy, and whO?

- Answer:

674303 Real life web slinger entangles Manhattan with what?

- Answer:

676817 When is Scarlett Kiteway's birthday? (ddmm)

- Answer: 0207

688743 How many millions did ROgers Communications Inc pay for a comma?

- Answer:

696045 Golden Rotation: XNBB LHWCMZ JSVMB RMBB?

- Answer: Chi
- Explanation: Phi = 1.618033988749895 see Goldennumber.net. So rotate each letter by the corresponding number in the Phi sequence. E.g X back 1 to W. N back 6 to H. B back 1 to A. This gives "What letter comes next?". The next Greek letter after Phi is Chi.

ABCDEFGHIJKLMN

728589 What was Tommy's prisoner ID in Shawshank?

- Answer: 46419

732239 What do you get if you cross [snip]ulfo[/snip] with spoons?

- Answer:

733692 Have the last word, carry a Scrabble Dictionary. (The massive hardback one, of course!)

- Answer:

742161 If it's not new, it's not - americas, 4776449, what animal? (Singular, not plural.)

- Answer:

774834 Head for the kind of site that might flash on and off really quickly. Track down the piratical chap knwon as 45448482, with the usual suffix. Find 210054219. What's the 7-letter word for this phenomenon?

- Answer:

777812 The Internet is definitely not a series of these

- Answer: tubes
- Explanation: from Ted Stevens' likening of the Internet to "a series of tubes" and not "a big truck".

785807 According to the 38.032679,-78.505597, who is the centre of 34.099297,-118.324814?

- Answer:

813147 Who was the first Perplex City Academy Master?

- Answer: Aetiant Taversen

813749 In what year was Wikipedia started?

- Answer: 2001

822740 How much bling is there when you cross an MTV show with the opposite to a musical Guy?

- Answer:

859760 Not broken, but missed... Red Dress. 40.759448,-73.979466. 07/08/08. Say what?

- Answer:

875556 Not sabotaged, but missed... 51.510772,-0.113769. 08/08/08. Which way?

- Answer:

882939 What was the first ever line of a tasty petroleum-based comic? (Punctuate exactly.)

- Answer:

891300 SQUARESQUARESQUARESQUARE. The one about the quick brown fox. The one with the blowzy night-frumps. YN UP BE OT PX IV IL EC. Skip the queue, as usual.

- Answer:

894184 How many km^2 is the cauldron of #FFFF00 B0000YHJMS? (Just put the number, eg: 2341)

- Answer:

916079 Not a whorl nor a shawl but close to both... You got bokojifogufre?

- Answer:

929601 What comes next - bondai, UFMacavity, majcher, izuzu27, ???

- Answer:

958363 What's next? happy solving and hunting Smile; But they're all quadrilaterals!; the launch i take it?; Once I get my last couple silvers, I'm holding a large contest to give all my spares away.; ???

- Answer:

992276 What city has an unusual propensity for unclaimed lottery wins?

- Answer:

995195 How many millions did ROgers Communications Inc pay for a comma?

- Answer:

999436 Need a sharp young thing to keep the SF datalink ticking over smoothly. Find the job ad (check them all, OK?) and you'll find the keyword...

- Answer:

## Set 2

6189 How much did the gravitational pull of the earth change in % near Sumatra on 26/12/2004? (Just put a number, eg, 1.5)

- Answer:

21951 Bright! Beautiful! Colour! Or, hi 4775155 - what animal?(Singular, not plural.)

- Answer:

27112 What was Tommy's prisoner ID in Shawshank?

- Answer: 46419

38850 What microwaveable meal makes the perfect disgusie for depressed lupines?

- Answer:

44551 What Perplexian links SchrÃ¶dinger with actions and Fermat with his words? (Full name!)

- Answer:

74088 What item mysteriously appears at 8 'o' clock at Pievepelago, Lago Santo, in their circular life??

- Answer:

76684 Don't Ask MC, Ask MF! @ 7921, SC describes the mood as...

- Answer:

96462 According to the 38.032679,-78.505597, who is the centre of 34.099297,-118.324814?

- Answer:

132776 Which Dire Straits record was used to kill zombies in Shaun of the Dead?

- Answer: Brothers in Arms

149716 What UK comedy TV series stars Dylan Moran as a frequently drunk bookstore owner?

- Answer: Black Books

160468 Which Dire Straits record was used to kill zombies in Shaun of the Dead?

- Answer: Brothers in Arms

175196 AOL created what never-ending month?

- Answer:

205938 What UK comedy TV series stars Dylan Moran as a frequently drunk bookstore owner?

- Answer: Black Books

207218 What was the first stop motion film?

- Answer:

231740 In April 1990, scientists managed to manipulate individual atoms to spell out a company's name. Go to that company's website and find a podcast to tell us that online games apparently make you more what?

233565 You're the constant now, E! Bottom row. Last four digits.

- Answer:

263043 What starsign is Scarlett?

- Answer: Archer

280442 What do you get if you add up all the numbers in Golddigger by Kanye West?

- Answer:

339977 Who designed the classic movie poster for Blade Runner?

- Answer: John Alvin

342671 Everyone knows Alice and Bob, but who is Matilda?

- Answer: Merchant

351261 What puzzlecard has received the following wrong answers: Kurt, Caine, yes, shout loudly in a noisy crowd?(Give the three digit code)

- Answer: 243

366680 Which 1938 film featured an all-dwarf cast?

- Answer: The Terror of Tiny Town

383688 Conet. 2, 30. First five.

- Answer:

408982 What's the one word title of an advert inspired by a Pulitzer-prize winning cartoonist?

- Answer:

505146 Head for the kind of site that might flash on and off really quickly. Track down the piratical chap knwon as 45448482, with the usual suffix. Find 210054219. What's the 7-letter word for this phenomenon?

- Answer: Jetwash
- Explanation: This referred to a photo on Flickr

513667 What animal is associated with applause, a sandwich filling, a TLD and a term of encouragement for the Biffy?

- Answer: Mole
- Explanation: Eh?

514568 Always believe in it + Groucho Marx was suspicious of places that would let him be one. Dopplegangers in all but dimension wear jerseys in prison with what number on?

- Answer:

515810 What bar did Bernardo Holyoke own in Perplex City?

- Answer: Five of Cups

519112 Turn this sentence into Slammatocious cyberslang: I was surfing the net with my web browser researching universities when a corporate fellow opened a chatline with me. I thought he was just a person trying to make money, after my disposable income, but he just wanted to send an mean and angry message. So that sucked! (Make sure you keep the punctuation the same!)

- Answer:

524565 What links Q0906+6930 and Christian eschatology?

- Answer:

526672 Battered by violent winds + Besieged by foul weather = ???

- Answer:

534482 Who is the lead researcher on a recent study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health that claims staying single may shorten your life span?

- Answer:

545349 Card #017 - what regiment? (Just put the number, e.g: 17, not 17th)

- Answer:

552211 Via Modern Mechanix - In the 50's you could apparently turn baths into radio receivers. With what house number does the story end?

- Answer:

554836 Blinking implicitly: Lisa, Matt, John, Bob, Holly, ???

- Answer:

567225 What's the Kiwi equivalent of Anytown?

- Answer:

573059 Douglas Adams doesn't make jokes in...

- Answer: Base 13

579133 How many colours are in the main triangle at MyMassivemonumentasbuiltbynubiansmesopotamiansandgeorgians.gov?

- Answer: 6
- Explanation: http://www.mypyramid.gov/

597613 Which font is being turned into a film?

- Answer:

600125 Primarily 21379333977, but what are the next five digits

- Answer:

622113 How many years has it been since the official introduction of the 2-day weekend in the USA?

- Answer:

638936 Which puzzlecard has recieved the following wrong answers: Volcano, EAVADVGTZYCK, man smoking a joint? (Give the three digit code)

- Answer:

642748 How many colours are in the main triangle at MyMassivemonumentasbuiltbynubiansmesopotamiansandgeorgians.gov?

- Answer: 6
- Explanation: http://www.mypyramid.gov/

643289 Lost my numbers: x - + - +

- Answer: 52
- Explanation: 4*8-15+16-23+42 (insert 'Lost' TV program numbers, Ref)

660847 And from what postcode did he escape?

- Answer:

662075 Which was the middle/nick name of the drummer who died in a bizarre gardening accident?

- Answer:

663120 In what month in Perplex City is the Puzzle Designers Summit?

- Answer:

684396 What puzzlecard has received the following wrong answers: Kurt, Caine, yes, shout loudly in a noisy crowd?(Give the three digit code)

- Answer:

764408 Don't Ask MC, Ask MF! @ 7921, SC describes the mood as...

- Answer:

782866 Mmhmm these links taste good! VENDETTA/ABHORRENT/EXTREMIS

- Answer:

821105 In your grizzly get up / polar attire / black costume / etc, what base would you get married in?

- Answer:

859847 What comes next - Velleity, Deliquesce, Volacious, ???

- Answer: Ineffable
- Explanation: They are all words of the day on Violet's blog

861821 Conet. 1, 6. First five.

- Answer:

863983 What's the biggest grossing film in the US that never went on wide release?

- Answer:

877216 Where is the original CSI series set?

- Answer: Las Vegas

884170 Which minor god in Greek mythology is credited with discovering cheese?

- Answer:

908806 Missing digits? 2?1?4?4?4?4?4?5?0?5?3?1? (Just enter them as a number string.)

- Answer:

912629 What is Simon Peter Gruber's phone number in Die Hard 3?

- Answer: 5550001

926382 What is the full real name of C10H10's namesake?

- Answer:

956687 Conet. 3, 6. Second group of five.

- Answer:

959315 Which film production company's logo features a boy jumping into a lake?

- Answer:

965311 0670875597. 1-1-1 + 64-7-14 / 193-19-1 = ???

- Answer:

977346 This clock ticks backwards and forwards, 17, 14, 9... ??

- Answer:

995762 A book like http://www.vmi.edu/archives/Civil_War/painting.html and V = Energy so X = ??

- Answer:

997668 What was the nationality of the man who died this Tuesday attempting to open a rocket-propelled grenade with a sledgehammer?

- Answer:

## Set 3

5242 Neuroscientists at UCL say what part of the brain stops you tickling yourself?

- Answer: Cerebellum

23796 On this day in 30BC, who died?

- Answer: Cleopatra

31935 What links skateboarding and a fridge?

- Answer:

38108 Who invented the word weblog?

- Answer:

44442 124-22-125-46-345 Solved

- Answer:

51047 According to the SSA what is the most popular girl's name for 2005? 51047

- Answer: Emily

51321 Limiting ratio between successive bifurcation intervals! Rotate! QE SRFDMK NJNE?

- Answer:

53138 Limiting ratio between successive bifurcation intervals! Rotate! QE SRFDMK NJNE?

- Answer:

60661 Like 10k Telephonos when all you need is a?

- Answer:

69852 1568983379. How much does Baru weigh? (Just put the number, eg: 7)

- Answer:

79522 Who is the Master of the Perplex City Academy?

- Answer: Sente Kiteway

84171 Mobile Air. A suffix? The number who joined the hunt at the beginning. Don't type, as you tell any one who'll listen that you feel ignored... how big?

- Answer:

86786 Conet. 3, 3. First three.

- Answer:

194028 If zero was a wind which way would it blow through Rome?

- Answer: West
- Explanation: unknown?

229637 Not sabotaged, but missed... 51.510772,-0.113769. 08/08/08. Which way?

- Answer:

248434 What does PCAG stand for?

- Answer: Perplex City Academy Games

260353 What place-name links London, Sydney, Chicago and Boston?

- Answer:

312397 In Perplex City, who is Yes, #FF0000, Prunus avium, Forestypatch?

- Answer:

347830 In April 1990, scientists managed to manipulate individual atoms to spell out a company's name. Go to that company's website and find a podcast to tell us that online games apparently make you more what?

353537 What are the next two letters in this series: A E F H I K L M ?

- Answer: N T

387555 What is the name of the LiveJournal mascot?

- Answer: Frank [2]

393386 What London frequency is Resonant?

- Answer:

407887 What's the next letter in the following sequence? W T N L I T F _ ?

- Answer: S
- Explanation: the sequence is the first letters of each word in the question itself.

428788 Douglas Adams doesn't make jokes in...

- Answer: Base 13

452296 Who is the original DC Insect Queen?

- Answer: Lana Lang

455337 Fortunately nobody has fired Violet or Kurt for their blogs yet, but what's the phenomenon called? (Past tense, eg: sacked)

- Answer: Dooced

462603 And from what postcode did he escape?

- Answer:

465318 Translucently-haired would-be litigator question special: what score does Elle get on her LSATs?

- Answer: 179
- Explanation: from Legally Blonde

505852 Those tasty bookmarks... ELABORATE/MOMBASSA/VITRO

- Answer:

514055 What puzzlecard has received the following wrong answers: England, Copenhagen, Pokemon, Morcambe, Milgram? (Give the three digit code)

- Answer:

521455 Everyone knows that blimps are the new helicopters. But how big is a flying Skyacht? (just put a number, eg: 123456 not 123,456cm^2)

- Answer: 205000 Skyacht Specs

552470 Which AOL user has been taking revenge on her ex?

- Answer:

552527 In what (Perplexian) year was the Receda Cube stolen?

- Answer: 267

558175 What animal is associated with applause, a sandwich filling, a TLD and a term of encouragement for the Biffy?

- Answer: Mole
- Explanation: unknown?

592724 Who invented the word weblog?

- Answer:

596909 Be alert to the end of this sequence: Elmo, Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, ???

- Answer:

605019 Which was the middle/nick name of the drummer who died in a bizarre gardening accident?

- Answer: Stumpy
- Explanation: from "Spinal Tap"

653699 one sentence is from this word

- Answer:

657996 Which puzzlecard has recieved the following wrong answers: Volcano, EAVADVGTZYCK, man smoking a joint? (Give the three digit code)

- Answer:

658336 Unlikely romance: Lara Croft and Simon Pegg share a special day together...

- Answer:

661800 What is the fifth rule of Fight Club?

- Answer: One fight at a time

673217 What comes next? Dial it in: France, Britain, Brazil, ???

- Answer: Thailand
- Explanation: International dialing codes: France=33, Britain=44, Brazil=55, Thailand=66

678849 From Krumme Lanke, I go 8 stops north, turn left and go six stops, then go south three stops, before going east three stops. Where am I?

- Answer: Zoologischer Garten
- Explanation: Start from Krumme Lanke on a Berlin transit map

681795 When 2+2=5, how do you spell easy peasy?

- Answer:

694459 What was the tariff per night for a double room at the Park Hyatt, Tokyo in Lost in Translation? (Just type a number, like 199)

- Answer:

703688 What TV series stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles?

- Answer: Supernatural [3]

711267 What's the Kiwi equivalent of Anytown?

- Answer:

715827 124-22-125-46-345

- Answer:

718039 Via Modern Mechanix - In the 50's you could apparently turn baths into radio receivers. With what house number does the story end?

- Answer:

766723 What dimension is Mister Mxyzptlk from?

- Answer:

789657 A book like http://www.vmi.edu/archives/Civil_War/painting.html and V = Energy so X = ??

- Answer:

809759 Your circular prism, o9698TqtY4A, bottom-left sign, first word, no accents!

- Answer:

821607 Aid Kiwi EP: 1,000,000

- Answer:

850973 Be alert to the end of this sequence: Elmo, Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, ???

- Answer:

855765 What starsign is Scarlett?

- Answer: Archer

904428 What is hell, according to Salt Choir Users?

- Answer:

911365 Not broken, but missed... Red Dress. 40.759448,-73.979466. 07/08/08. Say what?

- Answer:

968744 How many Lecks are equivalent to Â£1, $1.8 and 1.4 Euros?

- Answer:

969860 What Is Mr 256's name?

- Answer: Satoshi

970224 VERBOSE/UMBRELLA/REDACTED

- Answer:

992313 What do Sean GUllette and Yann Martel have in common?

- Answer:

999495 What puzzlecard has recieved the following wrong answers: Some things are better left unsolved, Las Vegas, death?

- Answer:

## Set 4

9400 The fifth D of Dodgeball?

- Answer: Dodge

29800 Where it all started? Where it all aligned? Notlong now...

- Answer:

43189 Fortunately nobody has fired Violet or Kurt for their blogs yet, but what's the phenomenon called? (Past tense, eg: sacked)

- Answer: Dooced

64733 What do all these have in common: Azkaban, Philosopher's Stone, Chamber of Secrets, Goblet of Fire?

- Answer: Harry Potter

80362 Who did the motion design for perfecttimeforakitkat/139800?

- Answer:

82823 Since the 1990s what popular food stuff has had Octorber 21st dedicated to it?

- Answer:

82866 Which over-caffienated player actually apologised for being #1 so many times on MCP?

- Answer:

93906 When is Scarlett Kiteway's birthday? (ddmm)

- Answer: 0207

100642 For how many years has Hackney's version of a wrinkly Simpsons character been tunnelling thourgh his neighbourhood?

- Answer:

121471 Complete the lucky sequence, ignoring today: 2, 11, 9, 19, 33, ??

- Answer:

128179 Look far into the distance for the third part of this sequence: Very, Extremely, ??? Solved

- Answer:

145620 What bar did Bernardo Holyoke own in Perplex City?

- Answer: Five of Cups

151754 What is the latest book in the Wheel of Time series by Robery Jordan?

- Answer:

171020 In Perplex City, who is Yes, #FF0000, Prunus avium, Forestypatch?

- Answer:

180358 In 1916, how many dollars did the tower in San Francisco's jewels sell for, one by one?

- Answer:

218196 What do all these have in common: Azkaban, Philosopher's Stone, Chamber of Secrets, Goblet of Fire?

- Answer: Harry Potter

222480 Look far into the distance for the third part of this sequence: Very, Extremely, ???

- Answer:

252670 How much is a yearly subscription to the Perplex City Sentinel? (Just a number, please!)

- Answer: 2350

264664 What song with lyrics penned by a young teenager has been covered by Marilyn Manson and Manic Street Preachers?

- Answer: Suicide is Painless

275108

- Answer:

277571 AAAAAAAARGGGH! What sound effect connects Sin City, Toy Story, Raiders Of The Lost Ark and Reservoir Dogs?

- Answer: Wilhelm Scream [4]

288331 Take the guy who patented his own shade of blue, add the smallest composite number that is equal to the sum of its prime factors. Find their song on You Tube, and tell me how many people appear in the video?

- Answer:

297708 What is the tallest building in Perplex City?

- Answer: Ascendancy Point

300285 Since the 1990s what popular food stuff has had Octorber 21st dedicated to it?

- Answer:

300439 What item mysteriously appears at 8 'o' clock at Pievepelago, Lago Santo, in their circular life??

- Answer:

337788 Missing digits? 2?1?4?4?4?4?4?5?0?5?3?1? (Just enter them as a number string.)

- Answer:

341020 What was the tariff per night for a double room at the Park Hyatt, Tokyo in Lost in Translation? (Just type a number, like 199)

- Answer:

379126 1981

- Answer:

407296 Afar Tzar, Flak Ink. When does breakfast arrive? (Use 24hr clock, no punctuation, eg: 0645 for 6.45am)

- Answer: 0800
- Explanation: unknown?

412546 What is Simon Peter Gruber's phone number in Die Hard 3?

- Answer: 5550001

422945 Justin Gignac sells items that come signed and individually numbered... what's the number used on the example on his website?

- Answer: 163

428563

- Answer:

454000 Sheena, Judy, and whO?

- Answer:

499464 After too much coffee, 0,2101,68113,00 and tell me what we face

- Answer:

508157 In which Sean Connery film was the star 37 years older than his on screen love interest?

- Answer: Rising Sun

512834 What is the next number in the sequence? 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221 ...

- Answer: 312211

513403 What comes next - bondai, UFMacavity, majcher, izuzu27, ???

- Answer:

514286 Conet. 2, 30. First five.

- Answer:

538787 What microwaveable meal makes the perfect disgusie for depressed lupines?

- Answer:

542728 What was the Global Consciousness Composite Z-score when the cube was discovered stolen?

- Answer:

549355 Who was the mysterious Advisor who contacted Pietro Salk?

- Answer: Monica Grand

589082 Which store did the 1990 Darwin Award Nominee attempt to hold up on the 3rd of February?

- Answer:

598741 What puzzlecard has recieved the following wrong answers: Some things are better left unsolved, Las Vegas, death?(Give the three digit code)

- Answer:

696070 VERBOSE/UMBRELLA/REDACTED

- Answer:

707312 Going once, going Canadian, 110017621747 - how many cm around?

- Answer:

732223 .lubdxg rliilu slfc skgn .dvg nzuc dzf.h?

- Answer:

752535 .lubdxg rliilu slfc skgn .dvg nzuc dzf.h?

- Answer:

764038 Which cancelled TV series was revived on the big screen in the movie Serenity?

- Answer: Firefly

792857 Unlikely romance: Lara Croft and Simon Pegg share a special day together...

- Answer:

815481 Who is Sente Kiteway's assistant?

- Answer: Patrick Azadian

843027 Weigh up this sequence and float to the end: TF, F, T, S, W...?

- Answer:

877779 Where is Krawk Island?

- Answer: Neopia

896225 Which cancelled TV series was revived on the big screen in the movie Serenity?

- Answer: Firefly

913325 How many chefs are in the photo for New Yorkï¿½s No.1 rated Steak House (22 years in a row!)

- Answer:

954517 The first ever photo tagged Perplex City was (allegedly!) uploaded to Flickr on what date? (ddmmyyyy)

- Answer:

955128 At what hotel did the ICDISS hold an apparently non-existent conference? (Just the name, eg: Karma, not Karma Hotel)

- Answer:

969596 Golden Rotation: XNBB LHWCMZ JSVMB RMBB?

- Answer: Chi

974919 Great Perplexations - What does n equal?

- Answer:

## Set 5

21038 What was the first ever line of a tasty petroleum-based comic? (Punctuate exactly.)

- Answer:

37526 Hemispheres for 24 hours. Who was fishing in Oxford? (Just the first name, please!)

- Answer:

40076 On this day what is celebrated oop north?

- Answer: Glorious Twelth

51757 Where is the original CSI series set?

- Answer: Las Vegas

56957 Wired predicted that 2006 would see self-cleaning *what* in every home?

- Answer: Toilets

87896 Green yellow purple red blue yellow blue red purple green... what three colours come next? (Enter like: red orange silver)

- Answer:

94400 7 = 10004513, and 19 = 339642, but let's not lose 36...

- Answer:

112874 Where is Krawk Island?

- Answer: Neopia

172096 How many Lecks are equivalent to Â£1, $1.8 and 1.4 Euros?

- Answer:

174092 Neuroscientists at UCL say what part of the brain stops you tickling yourself? Solved

- Answer: Cerebellum

175150 If it's not new, it's not - americas, 4776449, what animal? (Singular, not plural.)

- Answer:

175540 Who gave the statues in the Founder's Gallery a nasty case of jaundice?

- Answer: Caine

199431 16/08/06. ~~life~~life. who's playing?

- Answer:

213400 Which Dutch artist has created a floating bed which hovers through magnetic force? (You can ignore any accents, if indeed there are any...)

- Answer: Janjaap Ruijssenaars

234207 Which over-caffienated player actually apologised for being #1 so many times on MCP?

- Answer:

240661 Aid Kiwi EP: 1,000,000

- Answer:

242874 On this day what is celebrated oop north?

- Answer: Glorious Twelth

266516 Lost my numbers: x - + - +

- Answer: 52
- Explanation: 4*8-15+16-23+42 (insert 'Lost' TV program numbers, Ref)

284348 Going once, going Canadian, 110017621747 - how many cm around?

- Answer:

374584 What is the tallest building in Perplex City?

- Answer: Ascendancy Point

388345 What is the magic number in Perplex City?

- Answer:

388781 Segue. Acclimate. Asseverate. Slugabed. What comes next?

- Answer:

394893 What is hell, according to Salt Choir Users?

- Answer:

424921 In what month in Perplex City is the Puzzle Designers Summit?

- Answer: November

456907 KXZ NTFD VSTPV TPQ XF SKQ XLSVBUQ XI SKQ NTCBE VKXJ BF FQXJBT EQFSPTW?

- Answer:

479004 Not to be confused with the two words the other way round, [snip]645104[/snip]?

- Answer:

485241 Great Perplexations - What does n equal?

- Answer:

495954 Who did the motion design for perfecttimeforakitkat/139800?

- Answer:

540357 Who had flu on the night of the Perplex City Academy Ball?

- Answer:

540850 Make friends with PXC_magnitude+direction_gameofholdingone'sbreath@burningpost.co.uk via the expected means, and get into character. What's the codeword?

- Answer:

544155 What do you get if you cross [snip]ulfo[/snip] with spoons?

- Answer:

545019 1568983379. How much does Baru weigh? (Just put the number, eg: 7)

- Answer:

549958 Who's missing? acquired, hinge, love child, of/from, bold counsel

- Answer:

605730 Which 1938 film featured an all-dwarf cast?

- Answer: The Terror of Tiny Town

633163 After too much coffee, 0,2101,68113,00 and tell me what we face

- Answer:

646301 Who is the Master of the Perplex City Academy?

- Answer: Sente Kiteway

667157 ADFGX^2. Gridapedia. FXFFX GDFXFF AAAXX XGDDD ADXFD

- Answer:

693109 In which episode of Friends did Chandler's hands cramp up from playing too much Ms Pac-Man?

- Answer: The one where Joey dates Rachel

704418 How much did the gravitational pull of the earth change in % near Sumatra on 26/12/2004? (Just put a number, eg, 1.5)

- Answer:

736147 Which puzzlecard has recieved the following wrong answers: Dorothy, Sente, Arnold, Fidel? (Give the three digit code)

- Answer:

754189 What do Sean GUllette and Yann Martel have in common?

- Answer: Pi

774157 I'm thinking of a 6-digit number. The sum of the digits is 43. And only two of the following three statements about the number are true: (1) it's a square number. (2) it's a cube number, and (3) the number is under 500000.

- Answer:

778144 Your circular prism, o9698TqtY4A, bottom-left sign, first word, no accents!

- Answer:

785620 When the 49ers beat the Jets in 1985, what was colour was the Golden Gate Bridge?

- Answer:

814944 Where can you find the Bunny comic by Len? (Omit any http://www. nonsense)

- Answer:

815321 Which Perplex City figure possibly possesses a travelling audio technician?

- Answer:

850963 Find what the famous car from tt0058150, go to the manufacturers website and find the license plate at the end of the video? (No spaces, eg: B93FJD)

- Answer:

852347 Mmhmm these links taste good! VENDETTA/ABHORRENT/EXTREMIS

- Answer:

865850 Battered by violent winds + Besieged by foul weather = ???

- Answer:

866646 Go home, Behind The Music, in what year must you save the last human family on Earth from the evil Robotrons?

- Answer:

883651 Nostalgia-me-do! Insincere Dave, Mr T, and The Rappin' Snakes. What index page?

- Answer:

895891 How much does it cost, per word, to send a telegram to the afterlife? (Just put the number in cents, eg: 199)

- Answer:

904151 Out of all the countries surveyed by Jon D Miller, which is the country with less belief in evolution than the USA?

- Answer:

920475 Like 10k Telephonos when all you need is a?

- Answer:

937002 What Is Mr 256's name?

- Answer: Satoshi

949728 What animal lurks among the pages of the Midpoints Paladin?

- Answer:

951392 AOL created what never-ending month?

- Answer:

953090 Quoth the master of the Lyceum: Reason - passion = ???

- Answer:

954199 What does PCAG stand for?

- Answer: Perplex City Academy Games

960387 The Internet is definitely not a series of these

- Answer: Tubes

968678 Which store did the 1990 Darwin Award Nominee attempt to hold up on the 3rd of February?

- Answer:

973827 51.568221,0.008304 - Who's commemorated here? (Surname only, please.)

- Answer: Hitchcock

977530 Which Dutch artist has created a floating bed which hovers through magnetic force? (You can ignore any accents, if indeed there are any...)

- Answer:

987196 Not to be confused with the two words the other way round, [snip]645104[/snip]?

- Answer:

## Set 6

34949 What song with lyrics penned by a young teenager has been covered by Marilyn Manson and Manic Street Preachers?

- Answer:

41212 7-7-10-7-5-3-2: message from III

- Answer:

42459 What is the fifth rule of Fight Club?

- Answer: One fight at a time

70263 AAAAAAAARGGGH! What sound effect connects Sin City, Toy Story, Raiders Of The Lost Ark and Reservoir Dogs?

- Answer:

81606 Death of Garfield Mystery revealed: Scary strips for ........ ?

- Answer:

84303 With a power ring originally crafted from a magic lantern this Superhero could control the physical world

- Answer: Green Lantern

120037 Someone known to occasionally rest on their Laurel caught a cab, but what number was it? Reach out and make friends with an imaginary, dramatised version in the usual places to discover the keyword...

- Answer:

148845 For how many years has Hackney's version of a wrinkly Simpsons character been tunnelling thourgh his neighbourhood?

- Answer:

175278 Who designed the classic movie poster for Blade Runner?

- Answer:

220547 What is the next number in this sequence? 22272, 24742, 25862766, 2674

- Answer:

253984 Have the last word, carry a Scrabble Dictionary. (The massive hardback one, of course!)

- Answer:

265028 Who gave the statues in the Founder's Gallery a nasty case of jaundice?

- Answer: Caine

298476 Everyone knows that blimps are the new helicopters. But how big is a flying Skyacht? (just put a number, eg: 123456 not 123,456cm^2)

- Answer: 205000

314838 Who is the original DC Insect Queen?

- Answer: Lana Lang

325248 Where can you find the Bunny comic by Len? (Omit any http://www. nonsense)

- Answer:

331604 Where it all started? Where it all aligned? Notlong now...

- Answer:

404539 Perplexing postcard in Parisian Landmark by Mr Hayes and include what? (Drop the quote marks.)

- Answer:

440350 Afar Tzar, Flak Ink. When does breakfast arrive? (Use 24hr clock, no punctuation, eg: 0645 for 6.45am)

- Answer: 0800
- Explanation: unknown?

448978 In great Jeapordy, under great pressure, stay quiet like this, kid...

- Answer:

492932 To-don'ts: make it bad, be afraid, carry world upon shoulders, ???

- Answer: let me down
- Explanation: Lyrics from "Hey Jude", by The Beatles

494320 The first ever photo tagged Perplex City was (allegedly!) uploaded to Flickr on what date? (ddmmyyyy)

- Answer:

513067 This clock ticks backwards and forwards, 17, 14, 9... ??

- Answer:

589191 What do you get if you cross a Superbad guy with a Perplexian currency?

- Answer: Lecks
- Explanation: Perplexcity currency is Leck. The original Superman villian was Lex Luthor.

599226 To-don'ts: make it bad, be afraid, carry world upon shoulders, ???

- Answer: let me down
- Explanation: Lyrics from "Hey Jude", by The Beatles

603188 Not a whorl nor a shawl but close to both... You got bokojifogufre?

- Answer:

626045 In which episode of Friends did Chandler's hands cramp up from playing too much Ms Pac-Man?

- Answer: The one where Joey dates Rachel

647163 Freaky, grim science, Classroom A, first 9?

- Answer:

647265 What was the Global Consciousness Composite Z-score when the cube was discovered stolen?

- Answer:

667271 What animal lurks among the pages of the Midpoints Paladin?

- Answer:

706068 Death of Garfield Mystery revealed: Scary strips for ........ ?

- Answer:

732227 If the old adage is to be trusted, how many rules have no exceptions?

- Answer:

742084 What is the name of the LiveJournal mascot?

- Answer: Frank

751567 What comes next - Velleity, Deliquesce, Volacious, ???

- Answer:

752314 one sentence is from this word

- Answer:

760768 When the 49ers beat the Jets in 1985, what was colour was the Golden Gate Bridge?

- Answer:

864538 Who was the mysterious Advisor who contacted Pietro Salk?

- Answer: Monica Grand

874243 Those tasty bookmarks... ELABORATE/MOMBASSA/VITRO

- Answer:

896734 In your grizzly get up / polar attire / black costume / etc, what base would you get married in?

- Answer:

898143 In great Jeapordy, under great pressure, stay quiet like this, kid...

- Answer:

918075 What do you get if you add up the cards on the front of a Perplex City CDU?

- Answer:

920074 Who is famous for first properly describing 3QFMH6EQGNP9? (Just a surname, please!)

- Answer:

930346 You're the constant now, E! Bottom row. Last four digits.

- Answer:

931336 If you wrote all of the numbers from 300 to 400 on a piece of paper, how many times would you have written the number 3?

- Answer: 120

933177 If 1 * 2 = 9, 3 * 4 = 20 and 5 * 6 = 12, what does 12 * 17 equal?

- Answer: 54
- Explanation: It's refering to the number of letters in each word. Example: ONE(3) * TWO(3) = 9. THREE(5) * FOUR(4) = 20. FIVE(4) * SIX(3) = 12. TWELVE(6) * SEVENTEEN(9) = 6 * 9 = 54

933786 What's next? happy solving and hunting :) But they're all quadrilaterals! the launch i take it? Once I get my last couple silvers, I'm holding a large contest to give all my spares away. ???

- Answer:

961022 Who is Sente Kiteway's assistant?

- Answer: Patrick Azadian

962730 Hemispheres for 24 hours. Who was fishing in Oxford? (Just the first name, please!)

- Answer:

963066 Primarily 21379333977, but what are the next five digits

- Answer:

974297 Who won the 267 PCAG Championship?

- Answer:

979352 What puzzlecard has received the following wrong answers: England, Copenhagen, Pokemon, Morcambe, Milgram? (Give the three digit code)

- Answer:

## Set 7

74754 Who was the first Perplex City Academy Master?

- Answer: Aetiant

80895 Weigh up this sequence and float to the end: TF, F, T, S, W...?

- Answer:

109330 What is the latest book in the Wheel of Time series by Robery Jordan?

- Answer: Knife of dreams

178173 Who's missing? acquired, hinge, love child, of/from, bold counsel

- Answer:

291109 Which film production company's logo features a boy jumping into a lake?

- Answer:

359085 Complete the lucky sequence, ignoring today: 2, 11, 9, 19, 33, ??

- Answer:

526755 What's the next letter in the following sequence? W T N L I T F _ ?

- Answer:

534604 Whose best selling book suggested X32VEFEZZHPG was a Dad?

- Answer: Dan Brown

538562 In what year was Wikipedia started?

- Answer: 2001

555312 Bright! Beautiful! Colour! Or, hi 4775155 - what animal? (Singular, not plural.)

- Answer: giant crab
- Reference to this BBC News article - best solved with Google.

624200 If 1 * 2 = 9, 3 * 4 = 20 and 5 * 6 = 12, what does 12 * 17 equal?

- Answer: 54 (See set 6 for explanation)

674095 In what (Perplexian) year was the Receda Cube stolen?

- Answer: 267

676494 0670875597. 1-1-1 + 64-7-14 / 193-19-1 = ???

- Answer:

691500 Who are the 118 men supposedly based upon??

- Answer:

731191 Turn this sentence into Slammatocious cyberslang: I was surfing the net with my web browser researching universities when a corporate fellow opened a chatline with me. I thought he was just a person trying to make money, after my disposable income, but he just wanted to send an mean and angry message. So that sucked! (Make sure you keep the punctuation the same!)

- Answer:

787807 Segue. Acclimate. Asseverate. Slugabed. What comes next?

- Answer:

896014 How much is a yearly subscription to the Perplex City Sentinel? (Just a number, please!)

- Answer: 2350

928018 What links Q0906+6930 and Christian eschatology?

- Answer:

950491 What do you get if you cross a Superbad guy with a Perplexian currency?

- Answer: Lecks
- Explanation: Perplexcity currency is Leck. The original Superman villian was Lex Luthor.

# Remaining Unsolved

At the end of the event, a large number of clues went entirely unsolved. You can try your hand at them here:

## Clue Group 6

603188 Not a whorl nor a shawl but close to both... You got bokojifogufre?

448978 In great Jeapordy, under great pressure, stay quiet like this, kid...

404539 Perplexing postcard in Parisian Landmark by Mr Hayes and include what? (Drop the quote marks.)

647163 Freaky, grim science, Classroom A, first 9?

667271 What animal lurks among the pages of the Midpoints Paladin?

120037 Someone known to occasionally rest on their Laurel caught a cab, but what number was it? Reach out and make friends with an imaginary, dramatised version in the usual places to discover the keyword...

963066 Primarily 21379333977, but what are the next five digits

898143 In great Jeapordy, under great pressure, stay quiet like this, kid...

## Clue Group 5

667157 ADFGX^2. Gridapedia. FXFFX GDFXFF AAAXX XGDDD ADXFD

865850 Battered by violent winds + Besieged by foul weather = ???

949728 What animal lurks among the pages of the Midpoints Paladin?

## Clue Group 4

29800 Where it all started? Where it all aligned? Notlong now...

538787 What microwaveable meal makes the perfect disgusie for depressed lupines?

## Clue Group 3

462603 And from what postcode did he escape?

84171 Mobile Air. A suffix? The number who joined the hunt at the beginning. Don't type, as you tell any one who'll listen that you feel ignored... how big?