School-Safe Puzzle Games

## Friday Items December 4th 2009

To conclude the week, lots of neat things below:

Answers to the 2nd and 3rd Whoa Kitty, division puzzle, and any insights to the character head emotion can be entered below in the comment section. Will unmask sometime next week. Have a great weekend

### 10 Comments to “Friday Items December 4th 2009”

1. RK | Founder | Profile

I should mention, with Whoa Kitty, tiled elements (floor panels, shower tiles, etc..) will never be used as ‘object doubles’.

2. hex | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

Whoa Kitty 2:
Cat stripes = Wolverine claws
back chair piece = T-square fixing piece
Guy’s hair = green grass on top of cassette player
Lamp arm = T-square arm
Triangular ruler = design on blue basket
Drawer handle = drawings red box cap

Whoa Kitty 3:
Telephone handset = shower nozzle
Faucet knob = medicine bottle cap
Soap = Falwan (lol) bottle
Orange towel = yellow towel
Belt buckle = cassette player front
Brush = broom
I am not sure about the 7th one. Could be the smilies or the pipe under the flushing tank = phone cord or the cat stripes = design of purple mat

3. hex | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

Division Math puzzle 1:
S = 0
E = 1
T = 6
A = 5
M = 2
U = 3
3125 / 25 = 125

Division Math puzzle 2:
S = 0
E = 1
T = 6
A = 5
M = 2
U = 3
O = 8
3300 / 125 = 26 remainder 50

I was able to solve each puzzle separately. Only then I noticed that the variables are the same for both puzzles!

4. nattlebattle | Profile

Whoa Kitty #2:
1. Joint by head of lamp = Joint on contraption attached to desk (for holding paper down?) <– I’m hoping this one is a legitimate duplication :/
3. Straight-edge ruler = Bin under desk
4. Plant = Boy’s hair
5. Back of chair = Base of the paper-holer-thingy
6. Drawer handle = Molding on wall
7. Wolverine’s claws = Cat’s stripes

Whoa Kitty #3:
1. Shower head = Hairdryer (kinda looks like telephone, or vacuum…
2. Left faucet knob = Cap on bottle in cabinet
3. Soap = Shampoo bottle in cabinet
4. Towel over shower = Towel in hamper
5. Brush = Broom
6. Belt buckle = Front of radio
7. Cat’s stripes = Toilet seat cover

I really like these puzzles – very cute and enjoyable.

As for the statue, my initial impression was “indignation” or even “stubbornness”, but I feel like there are so many possibilities. I’m going mostly on the furrowed brow and scrunched up nose, which could even imply contempt or disgust. I’m eager to see what everyone else thinks…

5. Shawn | PUZZLE GRANDMASTER | Profile

Have a good weekend, everybody!

silence is extremely brittle.

S=0
E=1
M=2
U=3
A=5
T=6
I=7

Division#1:
E*MA=MA, -> E=1
A*MA=100+MA, -> MA=25
this is enough to solve the rest

Division#2:
all the letters had the same values as in Division#1!!
I suppose this was intentional?

6. Shawn | PUZZLE GRANDMASTER | Profile

Messerschmidt’s is a sad story. I could picture this character head as representing the artist as he looked back on his life. “If I close my eyes and try really hard, the bad things will go away and everything will be back to normal.”

7. Bobo The Bear | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

Wow. Lotsa stuff in one item.

3125/25 = 125; 3300/125 = 26 r 50

For Whoa Kitty #2, the differences are:
1) Wolverine claws / Cat stripes
2) Base of arm of drafting tool / Back of chair
4) Plant / Hair
5) Drawer pull / Edge of molding strip
6) Joint (near bulb) on lamp / Joint on arm of drafting tool
7) Artist’s triangle / Pattern on wastebasket

For Whoa Kitty #3, the differences are:
1) Cap on jar on top shelf / Faucet knob
2) Green bottle on lower shelf / Bar soap in shower
4) Tower in hamper / Towel on shower door
5) Pushbroom / Hairbrush
6) Belt buckle / Cassette deck
7) Cat stripes / Pattern on toilet seat

I also enjoyed the puzzle box puzzle, look forward to seeing the tougher ones to come.

8. andreii_1989 | Profile

second Whoa Kitty picture
1 guy’s hair – green plant(?) on the left of the desk
2 stripes on cat – wolverine’s claws
3 the smaller piece of the chair’s back-the piece that attaches the measuring instrument to the table
5 the 2nd round piece of lamp – the round piece of the measuring instrument on the table (in the middle of the arm)
6 triangle on the table – blue triangle, part of the paper basket
7 the double bars section on the lamp – same part of the measuring instrument’s arm

9. andreii_1989 | Profile

third Whoa Kitty picture
1 soap – falman bottle in the cupboard
2 orange cloth in the top-right – yellow cloth in the bottom left
4 brush hairs – mop hairs
5 tap handle – bottle cap on the top shelf
6 stripes on cat – stripes on beige toilet cover
7 orange piece on the belt buckle – blue part on the cassette player

10. suineg | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

See falwan in the whoa 3 and there is like the same signature in whoa 2 and 3, wonder if it is Shawn?, cool congrats to the listed.