Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Plain Evil

Who are these super anti-heroes?

Crime Syndicate of America (in another dimension where Lex Luthor and Lois Luthor save their son by sending him on a spaceship. Everything is opposite of what it is in the actual comic world)
Cracked by Lakshmy and vigi99

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Midweek Jobless Madness


These are the footprints of R2D2, C3PO and Darth Vader infront of the Chinese Grauman Theatre

Cracked by vigi99 aka Arjun Variar

Monday, October 4, 2010

Monday Morning Questions

Connect these three images

The connect is Shakti
Operation Smiling Budha was India's first nuclear test in 1974 and Operation Shakti was India's 2nd nuclear test (series) in 1998. Vikku Vinayakram, Ghatam player with Shakti and HUL's Corporate Social Responsibility initiative aimed at improving its network of distributors as well as providing rural woman income-generating initiatives is called Project Shakti

Monday, September 27, 2010

Easy PC Lemon Skweezy

Old Chestnut. Just posting for the sake of it. Connect

Iron Maiden songs
Icarus (Olympic Airways was called Icarus and then they called their Frequent Flyer Program Icarus), Rime of the Ancient Mariner (statue of the mariner with the albatross), Andrew Lloyd Webber who wrote Phantom of the Opera, Doomsday clock which gives rise to Two Minutes to Midnight

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Now its like this...

How do we know this place?

This is how the place where windows wallpaper for Luna theme titled 'Bliss', taken by Michael O'Rear, looks like now and the place is Sonomo Valley in California. The new picture is called 'After Microsoft'

Cracked by U.Siddharth, Arjun Variar, Aditya Ramani and Anonymous

Friday, September 17, 2010

What an outrageous Claim!!

What is this?!
(no apologies for the haphazard image edit. Got a seminar and report submission in the evening. Question courtesy random discussion between Joe Sunny, Prakash Murali n Me :P)

This is the cover for the book 'The True Stella Awards', a book about outrageous legal suits

Answered by Lakshmy PS and Raghavendra Datta Palletti

Monday, September 6, 2010

I did not make the TV Series

Just identify this dude

This is Henry Gray, who first published the book on anatomy titled 'Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical' which then became popular as 'Gray's Anatomy' (Title referst to the TV Series Grey's Anatomy). Went Uncracked

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

rock n ROLL

Identify and explain the connection between the 3 images...(the FIAT logo and the coat of arms that comes with it is one image)

CEAT-racked by corpsegrinder, Karan and Dela and Moez
CEAT was started by Virginio Bruni Tedeschi but his heir Roberto Tedeschi sold it R.P.Goenka. The coat of arms and FIAT is mean to indiciate Turin (CEAT = Cavi Electri Affiniti di Torini, Electrical Cables and Allied Company of Turin)

Monday, August 16, 2010

And then there was no fight...

One said something related to 2 and then the concept evolved into something related 3. Identify and connect...

Thomas Friedman - McDonalds Brothers - Micheal Dell
Friedman coined the 'Golden Arches Theory' which said no two countries with a McDonalds outlet had gone into war against each other. But India - Pak conflict over Kargil changed this and then he came up with a better theory in Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention
Answered by vigi99 aka Arjun Variar and PRD

Friday, August 13, 2010

The Sound of....

A tribute to what keeps me from boredom at office..
Id the logo, simple one..

Answered by Vigi99 aka Arjun Variar
Kaushik and Raghavendra (via Buzz)

Friday, July 30, 2010

The Finger


The connect is Thumbs Up

Akshay Kumar is the brand ambassador
Ramesh Chauhan, who along with his brother owns Parle, used to own THumbs Up from 1977 when they started it to 1991 when it was acquired by Coca Cola
Manmad Mountain which gives Thumbs Up its logo

Answered by Madhu.k, Nikhil and Kaushik

Monday, July 19, 2010

And ID

Okay, I admit, I'm rather bored at work, so here's another one. Easy one, like the previous question. :)

Yep, it is the Papal Bull, taken straight from Wikipedia. You can recognize it from the seal at the end, like Ameya said.


Here's some food for thought. (Not an exhaustive list by the way)

I know this one was a little far fetched,(which is probably why no one got it. :)) still the connect is eggs. Deviled eggs, Eggs mayonnaise, Eggs benedict and eggs Florentine.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Lazy days...

Connect the images..

Answer is Crimean War

Florence Nightingale worked as a nurse during this war
Tolstoys war and peace is based on Crimean War
Battle of Balaclava was fought during the Crimean war (in the region called Balaclavae), giving the headgear its name

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Et tu?

Who and What made him famous?

Francis Gary Powers of the shot down U2 spy plane fame

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Question 139

What came about as a result of the release of the following album cover?


Friday, April 16, 2010

Going Places

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Identify and explain the connection between these images

Venice is the connect.
Vivaldi is from Venice.
Aleppey is called Venice of the east
St.Gobain was started by the french to counter the growing splendour of Venetian glass makers
No one answered..

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Hello People

Connect the above Pics and identify what is next in the list
(Q1-Q2 is one set and Q4-Q5 is another set)

THe pictures depict the works of Carol Ann Duffy since she has been appointed Poet Laureate in England. The next in this list is David Beckham, about whom she wrote a poem 'Achilles'

Thursday, April 1, 2010

In the End..

Connect the following(not an exhaustive list):



The best is yet to come

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Way We Came


The Connect is Charles. Answered by Kaushik, Rahul Raghuraman and Atul.
No fully correct explanations though

The tortoise is called 'Harriet', who was collected by Charles Darwin from Galapagos Islands and is second oldest turtle ever authenticated. The guy is Alfred Russell Wallace, who independently came up with the same conclusions as Darwin, but not as extensive as him in writing or research. The girl is Annie Darwin, who died at the age of 10 which upset Darwin

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

133rd Question


Answer:The Terminal. Tom Hanks acted in the movie where he collects the signatures from all artists who appear in 'A Great Day in Harlem' photo. The story of Mehran Karimi Nassiri inspired the movie Terminal where Tom Hanks's character is stranded in the airport
Cracked by Zed, SGNTR, Kaushik and Celebrating Life