# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Twelve Pixel Profiles

How many heroes could you identify from their 12-pixel color profiles? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Flipping Digits

Were you able to find the numeric auction bidding signs that required a “bottom bar” to avoid possible bidding confusion? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Flipping Digits

If there are 650 different participating parties in an auction, each with their own consecutive number, how many numbers require a “bottom bar” below them to avoid possible bidding confusion? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Homophones, Heteronyms, and Oronyms – Oh my!

Can you decipher this set of homophones, heteronyms, and oronyms? That is, if a fish plays a 4-stringed guitar, did you know that he is bass bass? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Black Eye Odds

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 – Black Eye Odds

What are the odds for each player playing Black Eye, given their playing style and past history? Determine their chances, and a ThinkGeek Gift certificate could be yours… Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Meaning of Life Word Grid

Did you find all the words that add up to 42, like MATH (13+1+20+8)? Is the \$50 ThinkGeek Gift Certificate in your name? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Meaning of Life Word Grid

Is MATH (M=13 + A=1 + T=20 + H=8, 13+1+20+18=42) truly the meaning of Life, the Universe, and Everything? Are there other such words? Why, here’s a word grid just full of them! Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Roshambo Strategery

Against a few different players, selected at random and with fixed strategies, what is your best “paper-scissors-rock” plan of action? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Geeky Doublets

Solving these word ladders will gain you a chance at a \$50 ThinkGeek Gift certificate. Are you up for the task? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Roundtable Elimination

Were you able to determine in which seat our hero should sit, knowing that “eeny meany miney moe” eliminations were coming? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Roundtable Elimination

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 – Smmr Blckbstrs

Try your hand at this week’s puzzler for a chance to win a \$50 gift certificate to ThinkGeek! Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Bayesian Orthodontics

The solution to last week’s puzzler, and the announcement of the \$50 ThinkGeek gift certificate winner! Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Bayesian Orthodontics

Just look at that guy… somehow, him loosing a tooth (loosing, not losing — he knew where it was the entire time!) made him even more adorable. Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Dash Dot Dash

Reading through the past week’s puzzle submissions, I once again heard a tapping sound… of course, this time, I recognized Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Friggatriskaidekaphobia

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 – The Bright Clock

The puzzle, as previously presented: After getting a new alarm clock for our master bedroom, I determined that the clock Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Easter Cryptogram

Happy Easter to those who celebrate, and a happy Sunday all around. After the annual family egg hunt, I thought that 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: A Weighty Proposition

Presented with a life or death challenge, Wyoming Smith has to try to make as many balance combinations as he can with a limited number of weights. How does he do it? Solve that riddle, and qualify for this week’s … Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution: Finger Primes

Just who was able to correctly count the primes representable on eight hands, with each hand being its own numeric digit? Continue reading

# GeekDad Puzzle of the Week: How to Bullseye a Womp Rat

The Death Star has been all the rage lately, from the White House petition to the recent Kickstarter. So I thought it would be worth taking a look at the fate of the DS-1 Orbital Battle Station. Specifically, what was … Continue reading