Older Convention Puzzles
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CONVIDENCE -- The 2011 Convention in Providence, Rhode Island
This year, the Krewe will be heading to the smallest state, but that
won't stop us from having the biggest program! Here are a few
Polar Coordinates by Dart
In this groupthink
challenge, you'll need to decide which of the fill-in-the-blank
answers is more obvious as the "correct" answer to the entire room of
players. Can you guess how the Krewe thinks?
Trios by Bluff
A team game where you and two others
complete a set of trivia trios without speaking.
Once More, With Feline by Sue++, La Do La Li/Ti, and a group of Boston puzzlers
Sirhound is back, and
there's gonna be flats! Watch the video stories and figure out the
Different Strokes by Tinhorn
In this team optimization
challenge, you and two others choose sets of words to fit given
categories. The twist: no word in each set may share a letter with
any other word.
A Child's Garden of Flats compiled by Saxifrage.
annual flat competition will feature pastiches of children's songs --
suitable for a post-solving singalong!
Other activities planned include pencil-and-paper puzzles
by Willz and Noam, a Scrabble challenge by Vroo, a hidden contest
by ????, lots and lots of cryptic crosswords, finishing with a
Saturday night extravaganza by Manx.
The general schedule is: puzzles and games Thursday, Friday
and Saturday evenings; the business meeting Saturday morning; prize
competitions and convention photo Saturday afternoon (dressier
clothes for the photo are appropriate, if you're so inclined); and
awards Sunday morning.
See you soon in Rhode Island!