SnoutCast #135: Calibration

In which we discuss the usual, plus Norse mythology.

[ Download mp3 – 25 MB ]

00:00 – teaser: a horse is a horse
01:29 – “precise”
02:37 – the PAX Prime 2012 XP quest
04:14 – cheating?
09:15 – backsolving!
11:26 – prize valuation
16:20 – how we calibrate different puzzles and activities
19:03 – upcoming events: BANG33 re-run (9/29, San Jose & online); Puzzled Pint (10/9, Portland); Mastermind Pub Hunt (10/9, Sacramento); and…
22:47 – …The Hunt for Odin’s Horse (10/13-14, Seattle)
27:03 – The End

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Music: instrumentals from “Code Monkey” and “I Feel Fantastic” by Jonathan Coulton

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Curtis DeeAnn


  1. Was there a file-attachment issue earlier today? My phone couldn't grab the file to listen to during my morning commute (it didn't specifically say "404" but presented an error message that implied it was not found).

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