# Tag Archives: puzzle of the week

### GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Twelve Pixel Profiles

How many heroes could you identify from their 12-pixel color profiles? Read More

### GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Twelve Pixel Profiles

Can you identify each hero from their 12-pixel color profile? Read More

### 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? Read More

### 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? Read More

### 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? Read More

### 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? Read More

### 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… Read More

### 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? Read More

### 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! Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week #52 – Solution and Winner

Today I get to announce our Puzzle of the Week winner who was selected at random from all the correct entries. Read More

### 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? Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week #51 – Solution and Winner

Many apologies for the delay in this week’s post but I can finally announce our Puzzle of The Week winner who was selected at random from all the correct entries. Read More

### GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Geeky Doublets

Were you able to find the rungs of each of these deliciously geeky word ladders? Read More

### 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? Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week – #51

Welcome to the Geek Mom puzzle of the week! You will have until 11:59 pm GMT the following Friday to submit your answer. ThinkGeek will provide a \$50 gift certificate to each week’s winner. Read More

### 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? Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week – #50

Welcome to the Geek Mom puzzle of the week! Each Sunday, a new quiz will be posted and you will have until 11:59 pm GMT the following Friday to submit your answer. The kind folks over at ThinkGeek will be providing a \$50 gift certificate for each week’s winner. Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week #49 – Solution and Winner

As usual on Saturdays I get to announce our Puzzle of The Week winner who was selected at random from all the correct entries. Read More

### 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…” Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week #48 – Solution and Winner

As usual on Saturdays I get to announce our Puzzle of The Week winner who was selected at random from all the correct entries. Read More

### 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! Read More

### 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! Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week – #48

Welcome to the GeekMom puzzle of the week! Each Sunday, a new quiz will be posted and you will have until 11:59 pm GMT the following Friday to submit your answer. The kind folks over at ThinkGeek will be providing a \$50 gift certificate for each week’s winner. Read More

### 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. Read More

### 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 it as my dog Monty’s wagging tail rap-tapping the door as he was pleading with me to go for a walk. After our walk in the neighborhood, I was able to address the puzzle and review… Read More

### GeekMom Puzzle of the Week #47 – Solution and Winner

As usual on Saturdays I get to announce our Puzzle of The Week winner who was selected at random from all the correct entries. Read More

### GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Dash Dot Dash

As I was sitting at my desk yesterday afternoon, I heard a tapping noise. It sounded too regular to be random, but not regular enough to be a song beat or something dripping. Thinking it may be a code, I quickly grabbed a pen and paper and captured the following pattern of sounds: -… .–  … Read More

### GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Friggatriskaidekaphobia

Here is the puzzle as previously posted: 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… Read More