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Fun With Idiotest

Post by MarkBarrett » Thu May 14, 2015 5:25 pm

Last week I put a puzzle in the Hammer Education thread. I'll leave that place for its intended purpose and make a new thread for five puzzles only from the 5/13 shows.

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The answers the show gave just in case there is any disagreement here.

[spoiler]Trip; Never; Ray, G.; 1 & 3; the candlestick[/spoiler]

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Thu May 14, 2015 6:14 pm

I got only #1 and #4.

I don't get #3. What's the pattern? (Also, nice to see Michael Rosen was one of the choices. I love that poem about the Skyfoogle.)

#2 and #5 were just dirty. I don't even see a [spoiler]candlestick[/spoiler] anywhere in that picture. Isn't the right answer supposed to be hidden somewhere in the picture at least?
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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by Bamaman » Thu May 14, 2015 6:23 pm

[spoiler]1. This was a bit tricky as the correct player's name was right in front of the category. It was the only one that made sense, but it still worried me.

2. It made my head hurt but I figured it out.

3. The correct answer is creepy looking.

4. Insteget.

5. TPH...Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jumped over a .......[/spoiler]

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Thu May 14, 2015 6:28 pm

I know the nursery rhyme, but I wasn't at all seeing the [spoiler]candlestick[/spoiler] in the picture until I looked at it a 10th time. I swear I am the least observant person in the world.

I still don't get #3 though. Explain?
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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by dhkendall » Thu May 14, 2015 6:36 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:I know the nursery rhyme, but I wasn't at all seeing the [spoiler]candlestick[/spoiler] in the picture until I looked at it a 10th time. I swear I am the least observant person in the world.

I still don't get #3 though. Explain?


[spoiler]Glee, cross, welder, madams, and gray are all words. (In the U.S., anyways)[/spoiler]
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Post by econgator » Thu May 14, 2015 6:38 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:I know the nursery rhyme, but I wasn't at all seeing the [spoiler]candlestick[/spoiler] in the picture until I looked at it a 10th time. I swear I am the least observant person in the world.

I still don't get #3 though. Explain?


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Post by UniquePerspective » Thu May 14, 2015 6:40 pm

Think of it this way. If you got 1, you probably'll get 3.

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Thu May 14, 2015 6:41 pm

dhkendall wrote:[spoiler]Glee, cross, welder, madams, and gray are all words. (In the U.S., anyways)[/spoiler]


Ah, that's why. I was somehow failing to process [spoiler]welder and madams[/spoiler] as words.
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Post by Vermonter » Thu May 14, 2015 7:52 pm

Viewing this on mobile, so I didn't see the answers to 1 right away. My first thought was

[spoiler]upply[/spoiler]
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Post by BigDaddyMatty » Thu May 14, 2015 9:21 pm

Vermonter wrote:Viewing this on mobile, so I didn't see the answers to 1 right away. My first thought was

[spoiler]upply[/spoiler]

[spoiler]So you were just making answers out of nothing at all?[/spoiler]
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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by Vermonter » Thu May 14, 2015 9:28 pm

BigDaddyMatty wrote:
Vermonter wrote:Viewing this on mobile, so I didn't see the answers to 1 right away. My first thought was

[spoiler]upply[/spoiler]

[spoiler]So you were just making answers out of nothing at all?[/spoiler]

Nah just an attempt at a precall, although at one point I felt
[spoiler]I was all out of options; I was so lost without them[/spoiler]
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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by Bamaman » Fri May 15, 2015 7:55 am

TPH-I don't see a candle, either. I just got it from knowing the nursery rhyme. I figured all that other stuff was just there to throw you off.

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Post by econgator » Fri May 15, 2015 9:02 am

Bamaman wrote:TPH-I don't see a candle, either. I just got it from knowing the nursery rhyme. I figured all that other stuff was just there to throw you off.


Really? You don't see the big ol' candle sitting right next to the picture?

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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by Bamaman » Fri May 15, 2015 9:10 am

econgator wrote:
Bamaman wrote:TPH-I don't see a candle, either. I just got it from knowing the nursery rhyme. I figured all that other stuff was just there to throw you off.


Really? You don't see the big ol' candle sitting right next to the picture?


Oops!!! :oops:

I only looked at the picture, not the whole screen.

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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri May 15, 2015 10:40 am

Bamaman wrote:
econgator wrote:
Bamaman wrote:TPH-I don't see a candle, either. I just got it from knowing the nursery rhyme. I figured all that other stuff was just there to throw you off.


Really? You don't see the big ol' candle sitting right next to the picture?


Oops!!! :oops:

I only looked at the picture, not the whole screen.


The contestants have to touch the correct answer on the screen. Saying or thinking the correct answer is not enough.

Next week I'll have to post one of the 2-part puzzles the show uses.

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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by TenPoundHammer » Fri May 15, 2015 10:55 am

Bamaman wrote:
econgator wrote:
Bamaman wrote:TPH-I don't see a candle, either. I just got it from knowing the nursery rhyme. I figured all that other stuff was just there to throw you off.


Really? You don't see the big ol' candle sitting right next to the picture?


Oops!!! :oops:

I only looked at the picture, not the whole screen.



I apparently have horrible tunnel vision, because I didn't even see the fork on that spaghetti one after looking at it 10 times...
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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by BobF » Fri May 15, 2015 11:18 am

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Bamaman wrote:
econgator wrote:
Bamaman wrote:TPH-I don't see a candle, either. I just got it from knowing the nursery rhyme. I figured all that other stuff was just there to throw you off.


Really? You don't see the big ol' candle sitting right next to the picture?


Oops!!! :oops:

I only looked at the picture, not the whole screen.



I apparently have horrible tunnel vision, because I didn't even see the fork on that spaghetti one after looking at it 10 times...


Me too, I don't even see any spaghetti on this whole thread!
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Post by TenPoundHammer » Fri May 15, 2015 12:11 pm

The spaghetti one was in my dedicated thread. I think it's been up long enough now not to count as a spoiler.
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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by Rex Kramer » Fri May 15, 2015 12:48 pm

Vermonter wrote:Viewing this on mobile, so I didn't see the answers to 1 right away. My first thought was

[spoiler]upply[/spoiler]


I strongly suspect the writer of #1 was being sneaking in a little self-reference.

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Re: Fun With Idiotest

Post by ihavejeoprosy » Sat May 16, 2015 5:05 pm

This show is one of my guilty pleasures. The host looks weird and does some pretty cringey comedy, which makes everything even more hilarious.
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