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"He Wears Many Hats" - Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:00 pm
by ChrisKochmanski
Fun meta here: http://redhead64puzzles.blogspot.com/20 ... wears.html

I'd say it's Week 2 level. Maybe 2 point something.

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" -- Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:24 am
by Richard B.
Thanks, Chris. Enjoyable meta. Hard for me to rate puzzle difficulty. Here’s my scale. If I get the meta shortly after completing the grid, it’s a 1 for me. If I have to put it down once for a time before returning to it, it’s a 2. And so on. 4s are the ones I don’t get!

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" -- Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:41 am
by Dplass
I'd say a week 1.5,but that's just me.

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" -- Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:41 pm
by MikeM000
Thanks for posting the link! Going to submit an answer to the redhead in a few but am 100% sure I've got the FINAL ANSWER.

I'd say an easier week 2...one where you finish the grid and don't get it right away, but then come back 15 minutes later and it pops out at you...

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" -- Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:19 pm
by Cindy
solved - didn't submit to anyone

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" -- Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:31 pm
by MikeM000
Cindy wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:19 pm
solved - didn't submit to anyone
Ha! Yeah...after I posted that, I looked at the website and it seemed like he posts the full names and/or emails of solvers. Plus he has some unnecessarily complex "hint stars" system that made me just shrug my shoulders and walk away, content in knowing I solved a good puzzle he made.

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" -- Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:33 pm
by boharr
Solved

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" - Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:27 pm
by mokelfish
This person doesn't do a lot of metas, but does post quality variety puzzles week after week. Clueing does veer towards pop culture and video games though. It's very much a sibling blog to https://mathgrant.blogspot.com/, which also posts weekly variety puzzles and uses the hint star/names of solvers format.

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" - Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:36 pm
by spotter
mokelfish wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:27 pm
This person doesn't do a lot of metas, but does post quality variety puzzles week after week. Clueing does veer towards pop culture and video games though. It's very much a sibling blog to https://mathgrant.blogspot.com/, which also posts weekly variety puzzles and uses the hint star/names of solvers format.
Grant Fikes' blog is excellent

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" - Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:24 pm
by Laura M
Fun one! Thanks for the pointer!

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" - Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:36 am
by Al Sisti
Very enjoyable puzzle/meta... would love to see more from Ryan.

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" - Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:19 am
by C=64
Solved. No relation, although we share a last name, er, number.

Re: "He Wears Many Hats" - Redhead64's Obscure Puzzle Blog

Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:05 am
by Beth Tyrpin
Thanks for sharing. Grid and meta were both gentle.