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Contest #348

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May 30th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 12 comments

Contest #347 answer: Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap, Australia.

  • Although Pine Gap is in Australia (a few miles SW of Alice Springs) , it is effectively an USA controlled base, run by the CIA, NSA and NRO and it is part of the Echelon network.

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Last year it was revealed by Edward Snowden that Pine Gap is part of the PRISM surveillance program.

Those who listened carefully

  • hhgygy
  • Eloy Cano
  • Farceur
  • Cloudspotter
  • rob de wolff
  • Walter_V_R
  • mehmet durmus
  • Paul Voestermans
  • krenek
  • Garfield
  • Lelie
  • Lighthouse
  • Gillian B
  • Phil Ower
  • Charley Seavey
  • ACG
  • ndrqu
  • RicardPG

– Hint –

  • DannyS
  • Paul Franson
  • Sasha Smith

May 30th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #347 hint

Looks like a giant pair of ears to me…

May 28th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 comments

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May 23rd, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 19 comments

Contest #346 answer: ADX Florence SuperMax Facility, Florence, CO, USA

Word has it that this ‘Supermax’ facility is the The World’s Most Secure Prison.
The official name is The United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility and it is located in Fremont County, Colorado. But it is better known as ‘ADX Florence’, ‘Florence ADMAX’, ‘Supermax’, or ‘the Alcatraz of the Rockies’.

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It is the most secure part of the Florence Federal Correctional Complex.

Those who couldn’t escape

  • Cloudspotter
  • Walter_V_R
  • Paul Voestermans
  • ACG
  • Eloy Cano
  • Phil Ower
  • hhgygy
  • Lighthouse
  • Garfield
  • Farceur
  • Dennis S.
  • rob de wolff
  • RicardPG
  • DannyS
  • krenek
  • mehmet durmus
  • Ozgur ONGOCMEN

– Hint –

  • Sarah G.
  • donaaronio
  • steven simmons
  • Noisette
  • Charley Seavey
  • Paul Franson
  • Sasha Smith
  • mehtab sond

May 23rd, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #346 hint

You won’t find them tougher than this

May 21st, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 6 comments

Contest #346

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May 16th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 20 comments

Contest #345 answer: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Valencia, Spain

The Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias (City of Arts and Sciences) was built in various stages beween 1996 and 2009.
It is designed by architects Santiago Calatrava and Felix Candela and consist of several attractions: an IMAX theatre, opera house, oceanographic parc and science museum and is a popular tourist attraction in the region.

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It comes at no surprise that the whole project is criticized due to its large overrun of costs

Those who happily paid their entrance fee

  • hhgygy
  • Walter_V_R
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Cloudspotter
  • Eloy Cano
  • Lighthouse
  • Phil Ower
  • mehmet durmus
  • krenek
  • Garfield
  • ndrqu
  • Lelie
  • Charley Seavey
  • Noisette
  • Elrober
  • Farceur
  • TitouPinkRider
  • RicardPG
  • DannyS
  • Skip
  • Rosella
  • Flavio
  • Ozgur ONGOCMEN

– Hint –

  • Mik
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Bill Close
  • rob de wolff
  • ACG
  • Jesus Rodriguez
  • Paul Franson

May 16th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #345 hint

It is a theatre, museum, operahouse, aquarium and a lot more…

May 14th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 6 comments

Contest #345

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May 9th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 24 comments