answer for BLAG Puzzle for the UK?

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answer for BLAG Puzzle for the UK?

Postby kryton » Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:39 pm UTC

Did anyone ever find out the answer to the BLAG's puzzle for the UK?
I followed the hints provided about where it will be posted, -- nada...
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Re: answer for BLAG Puzzle for the UK?

Postby Deva » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:47 pm UTC

Source wrote:First the distance on the map needed to be plotted from a location touched on in the paragraph about the city. In Oxford it was Merton College (associated with William of Ockham); in Cambridge the descendant of Newton’s apple tree; in Edinburgh the birthplace of Alexander Graham Bell; in Bristol the tower on the Clifton side of the Clifton Suspension Bridge; and in London the Royal Institution where ten elements were discovered. The end destination was a bookshop where they could pick up the rules of the game (see below). Tasked to write a story of at most 250 words, using only the words on Thing Explainer’s list of ten hundred words people use most, XKCD fans rushed to take up the challenge …

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Re: answer for BLAG Puzzle for the UK?

Postby teelo » Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:31 pm UTC

We're also still waiting for the results of the xkcd survey :(

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Re: answer for BLAG Puzzle for the UK?

Postby Angua » Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:49 pm UTC

Merton College is the best college.
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