Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by winneratlife » April 26th, 2010, 3:47 pm

robodude wrote:Fine! Even though you can't spell "ornithology" based on the Knight's Journey brain teaser, its too good a coincidence to let go, so I protect amerikestrel.
There. We still have 9 more protects, so even though its probably wrong, we can still us our other ones.
Who said that it was necessarily the Knight's Journey?

I could have been moving kings...or anything. If it's an anagram, I'm gonna say that it's probably right.

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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by BeeVolturi » April 26th, 2010, 3:52 pm

Never mind...
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by zyzzyva980 » April 26th, 2010, 3:54 pm

Well, unless another user is named amerikestral, he's already been protected (robodude)
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by brobo » April 26th, 2010, 3:54 pm

Um, sorry, but I already protected him, so your protection doesn't count.

And winneratlife, that is a good point, but what are the odds of that? Remember the assassinator's hint: 2 right, 1 down, then 2 down, 1 left, which is exactly how a Knight moves.

EDIT: Sorry, didn't see zyzzyva98's post
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by zyzzyva980 » April 26th, 2010, 3:56 pm

This is probably something way too trivial for this thread, but why are they called assassinators instead of assassins? That's always bothered me for some reason...
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by RandomPerson » April 26th, 2010, 4:14 pm

zyzzyva98 wrote:How about "The ornithology wiz you must protect quickly?"
Its still valid to protect amerikestrel, but that combination doesn't work, you can't make "quickly!" right after "protect", nor can you make "ornithology" after the.

Edit: or make ornithology at all, which makes me think its a coincidence more than anything else, so you guys need to keep working on this one, because I doubt you've solved it
Make sure to protect eta150 as well, his name is also makeable with valid knight moves (d4->f5->d6)
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by amerikestrel » April 26th, 2010, 4:33 pm

Thanks for the protect guys, now let's see if you were right. And yeah, my username only has one 'a'. :roll:
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by zyzzyva980 » April 26th, 2010, 4:37 pm

RandomPerson52 wrote:Make sure to protect eta150 as well, his name is also makeable with valid knight moves (d4->f5->d6)
That could be a fluke... how many times have you done a word search and seen unintended words like "wow" or "tab" etc. You can also get "gh" by moves. But if you've got an extra protect... why not?
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by BeeVolturi » April 26th, 2010, 4:51 pm

I protect Eta150 because of some of the letter combos in the chess board.
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Re: Scioly Assassination 52: Checkmate

Post by winneratlife » April 26th, 2010, 4:56 pm

BeeVolturi wrote:I protect Eta150
RandomPerson52 wrote:
winneratlife wrote:I accuse nejanimb.
Ahem. You have to follow the format or it won't count.

I accuse <insert person> because <insert reason>.
Except change that to protect.

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