Contest #160 answer: San José Mine, Copiapó, Chile

Again we looked at a current event: the miraculous rescue of the 33 miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in the San José Mine near Copiapó, Chile.


I think half the world witnessed the drilling and rescue operations, which saved the lives of these 33 miners.


Those who were hoisted into the daylight:

  • hhgygy
  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • Taliesin
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • Dennis S.
  • Paul Franson
  • lardarz
  • Willem
  • ACG
  • José Miguel Díaz
  • James Craven
  • Michael T
  • Sarah G
  • ewen
  • Rolando Marín Monge
  • Michael Kennedy
  • David Kozina
  • Javier Abadia
  • Andy McConnell
  • Josh Muehe
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Max_Power
  • John Honeywell


  • LawnBoy
  • Ben
  • Chris Nason
  • Dan Watson
  • Carvas, Portugal
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Camargo, California
  • Marlowe D
  • Andy M, USA
  • Sanghoon Han
  • alyca

This ends the current series, were we experimented with the new ‘Hint’ system. And your reactions are unanimous: We are keeping the hint system as it is now.

This series had a clear winner: hhgygy with 19 points. Congratulations Horváth!

One Reply to “Contest #160 answer: San José Mine, Copiapó, Chile”

  1. I thank you for the great quiz. Now I now what ‘Thank God it’s Friday’ means 🙂

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