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Contest #402

#402

June 26th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | 21 comments

Contest #401: Wooloroo Prison Farm, Western Australia

This is a minumum security prison near the town of Wooloroo. Wooloroo can hold up to 360 inmates and includes a large industrial complex, which produces goods and food for inmates and for external contracts.

Prisoners can work under supervision in the local community and take part in traineeships.

ABC News

ABC News

Those who avoided getting busted:

  • Lighthouse
  • Garfield
  • mehmet durmus
  • steve willis
  • RicardPG
  • Lelie
  • ndrqu
  • Phil Ower
  • Charley Seavey
  • Steve J

These needed parole with the help of a hint:

  • Ben S
  • Gillian B

June 26th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #401 Hint

For those in trouble down under.

June 24th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 comments

Contest #401

#401

June 19th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | 11 comments

Contest #400: Kirti Mandir, Porbandar, India

This location is the birthplace of Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

When Andrew and I first saw the suggestion from long term contest player Ashwini Agrawal (who automatically receives 2 points), we were somewhat surprised that the previous admins of this contest had never used this site. We had many other locations to look through, but this one was the only one that elicited that reaction from us.

Those who found the site besides Ashwini included:

  • Lighthouse
  • Garfield

And after the hint:

  • Phil Ower
  • Gillian B
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Steve J

This ends this series with Lighthouse and Garfield both coming away with perfect scores!

June 19th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment

Contest #400 Hint

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

June 17th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 comments

Contest #400

We went through at least 25 suggestions, and this one seemed to resonate the most. Many others were usable, and we will be using them (and automatically granting points to the person who suggested it) in future contests.

Here is your #400 contest:

#400

June 12th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | 5 comments

Contest #399: Philadelphia Cricket Club

The Philadelphia Cricket Club is the oldest country club in the United States.

Founded in 1854, the main sport here was cricket initially, but golf and tennis quickly became primary. The cricket league was disbanded in 1929, but revived in 1998, and has become quite popular here.

Philadelphia Cricket Club

Those who batted a century before being dismissed included:

  • Garfield
  • Walter_V_R
  • Lighthouse
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Ridicully
  • Phil Ower
  • Marisa Boraas

and those who needed an extra:

  • Ben S
  • Steve J

June 12th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #399 Hint

Not exactly where you would expect to find a cricket pitch…

June 10th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment

Contest #399

#399

June 5th, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | 8 comments