## Daily #DadJoke for July 29, 2015

I had a problem this morning with my hard-boiled egg…

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Efficient Gardening

How did you do laying out the fixed size garden? Did you maximize the vegetable potential?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Time for Reflection

Did you properly reflect upon these timely questions?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Falling Letters

Were you able to identify these drop-in/drop-out phrases?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Random Word Search

How many “hidden” words could you find in this random word grid? Did you find the longest word?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Eggsact Decartoning

Were you able determine the best order to decarton eggs, without unnecessarily unbalancing the carton?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Daycare Was Mad

And the Daycare Was Mad goes to…

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Sleeping Bag Conundrum

Were you able to calculate the combinations of scouts that allowed for a good night’s sleep at the museum?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Making Up 2015

Were you able to complete the crossword puzzle with words that summed to 5, 13, 31, or multiples thereof?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Regular Palindrome Numbers

Did you find the 79 regular numbers under 10^8 are also palindromes in at least one base from 2 to 10?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Friend Diagrams

Were you able to classify each of my friends’ names appropriately? Which segment only had two names?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Four Color States

Were you able to color the Lower 48 in just 4 colors? Could you do it with 12 US States in each color?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Modulo Fibonacci

Were you able to find the Fibonacci numbersthat have their position identified by the sum of their last few digits?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Anagrammed Emmy Winners

Were you able to unscramble these relatively recent Emmy winners?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Base 2 Number Find

How many of the eight 85s and the eight 170s could you find in this binary number search?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Right Triangle Numbers

Did you find any sets of triangle numbers that made a right triangle?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – 99 Word Grid

How many words summing to 99 could you find? Were you able to solve the word grid for your chance at a fabulous prize?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Sharing the Name Game

How many root words that generate all English words when run through The Name Game did you “find-find-bo-bind”?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Word Chainz

Were you able to find the word chain that gets you from ALCHEMIST to MATERIAL — repeating the last four letters of each previous word along the way?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Disemvoweled ’80s One-Hit Wonders

Were you able to reconstitute these (in)famous one-hit wonders from the 1980s?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Counting Ones

Were you able to find the runs numbers under ten million where the running count of observed 1s meets or exceeds the running count?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Palindromes and Anadromes

Were you able to unravel these palindrome and anadrome clues and solve this week’s GeekDad Puzzle of the Week?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Ladybug Box Paths

Did you find the the Most Unexceptional way for the ladybug to traverse a fallen box?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Disemvoweled Classics

Were you able to reconstitute these classic books and their authors?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Letter Dice

Were you able determine how many valid words can be “rolled” by these letter-labeled dice? Is the fabulous prize yours?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Face Card Grid

Were you able to place the 16 face cards from a standard deck in a 4×4 grid so that each row, column, and diagonal contain exactly one of each suit and rank?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Jungle River Crossing

This past week’s puzzle, recounting our recent tropical excursion: As part of our recent jungle adventure (invented solely for the purposes of this puzzle), my wife Allison and our two children Max and Nora had to cross a river with our supplies to view a live volcano. From a local canoe rental firm, we were […]

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

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

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Lychrel Sequences

What are the longest runs and sequences of steps required to “disprove” consecutive Lychrel number candidates? Are there many repeated palindromes made?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Easter Anniversary Dates

Were you able to determine how many times my Anniversary was on Easter or just after a Friday the 13th? Is the \$50 ThinkGeek gift certificate in your name?