Difference between revisions of "Thanksgiving Puzzle"

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The first puzzle appeared in 2005 and required residents to anagram the names of slugs to match up with pictures that they were given.  Adding to the difficulty was the fact that the pictures were drawn by Aaron and therefore were of fairly poor quality.  However despite this difficulty the slugs solved the puzzle in good time.
 
The first puzzle appeared in 2005 and required residents to anagram the names of slugs to match up with pictures that they were given.  Adding to the difficulty was the fact that the pictures were drawn by Aaron and therefore were of fairly poor quality.  However despite this difficulty the slugs solved the puzzle in good time.
  
The Thanksgiving Puzzle for 2006 will have 3(?) parts: an acrostic, a crossword, and a word find.  It will be available to the public on Nov 18th following Thanksgiving Feed, (check this page for the link)
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The Thanksgiving Puzzle for 2006 has 3(?) parts: an acrostic, a crossword, and a word find.  It will be available to the public on Nov 18th following Thanksgiving Feed, it can be found at http://web.mit.edu/abader/Public/4e/Thanksgiving_puzzle_2006/Thanksgiving_puzzle.xls
  
The puzzles are designed to be more fun than difficult and should not take more than a couple hours for an individual working alone to solve.
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The puzzles are designed to be more fun than difficult and should not take more than a couple hours for several individuals from the hall to solve.

Revision as of 14:27, 19 November 2006

The thanksgiving puzzle is a an annually occurring following Thanksgiving Feed written by Aaron Bader.

The first puzzle appeared in 2005 and required residents to anagram the names of slugs to match up with pictures that they were given. Adding to the difficulty was the fact that the pictures were drawn by Aaron and therefore were of fairly poor quality. However despite this difficulty the slugs solved the puzzle in good time.

The Thanksgiving Puzzle for 2006 has 3(?) parts: an acrostic, a crossword, and a word find. It will be available to the public on Nov 18th following Thanksgiving Feed, it can be found at http://web.mit.edu/abader/Public/4e/Thanksgiving_puzzle_2006/Thanksgiving_puzzle.xls

The puzzles are designed to be more fun than difficult and should not take more than a couple hours for several individuals from the hall to solve.