GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Black Eye Odds

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Did you correctly simulate or calculate the odds for each player winning a game of Black Eye? Is the $50 ThinkGeek certificate prize for this week’s GeekDad Puzzle of the Week have your name on it? Continue reading

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Roundtable Elimination

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Twelve people sit at a table in a conference room, knowing that eleven of them will be let go by the end of the meeting. Our hero, who would like to stay gainfully employed, knows that the CEO will soon enter the room, and start chanting “Eeny meeny miney moe. Catch an employee by the toe. If he flinches, let him go. Eeny meeny miney MOE…” Continue reading

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Friggatriskaidekaphobia

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The Dark Ages, in Europe, were a time of fear. There was the fear of invading armies, the plague, dragons — there was a lot the be afraid of. Some people were superstitious — afraid of things based upon omens or signs that weren’t necessarily related to bad luck.

One specific fear that people still encounter today is Friggatriskaidekaphobia – the fear of a Friday falling on the 13th day of the month. Continue reading

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution: drowssorC Puzzle

The puzzle as presented: DrowSsorc? Is this another RA Salvatore reference, like Arach-Tinilith? No, it’s actually just the word “crossword” as in “crossword puzzle,” backwards. Technically, this week’s GeekDad Puzzle of the Week is more of a cross-number puzzle, but … Continue reading

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week: drowssorC Puzzle

DrowSsorc? Is this another RA Salvatore reference, like Arach-Tinilith? No, it’s actually just the word “crossword” as in “crossword puzzle,” backwards. Technically, this week’s GeekDad Puzzle of the Week is more of a cross-number puzzle, but then I won’t … Continue reading

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Answer: Guinea Pig, Labrador, Kale

By far the best solution to this week’s puzzle was to let the Labradors eat the guinea pig bedding and Templeton (said guinea pig) eat the kale, and then simply buy new kale or admit that kale is something purchased … Continue reading