Monday, April 24, 2006

The Da Vinci Code Quest # 8 on Google

Welcome back everyone for one more exciting google.

Today's challenge is being called ' The Restoration Challenge'

The instructions are as follows
" Alfred Molina is Manuel Aringarosa, a Bishop dedicated to preserving, if not restoring, conservative values.

A question is hidden in plain sight on this classic work of art - parts of the question are unclear, obscured by debris. Clear the particles of debris by selecting pairs that are separated by one space - they will merge into one particle. When there is only one particle left, the question will be revealed. Ignore any text obscured by the last particle and solve the mystery"

The instructions are pretty similar to what we have seen in Quest # 2. Again, the images you see below might not be the same on your screen but the approach would be the same. So lets start clearing the rubble...

Step 1: Remember, the only places that can be selected are those highlighted when you click on a piece of rubble. Also, when you click on a piece of a rubble, usually two and sometimes three pieces of rubble could be selected. Also, remember the objective, we just need one piece of rubble left in the end.

Step2: First, start clicking the rubble near the text and bring them down where there are more pieces of rubble which allows us to better match and select and pair them up. Also, unlike quest #2 where most people got away by selecting rubble and then the whole screen cleared up, this is a bit different. You might be seeing messages like this if you incorrectly pair them



Once, you are done clearing the rubble, we are asked our daily trivia question. I solved this puzzle twice and both the times, I was asked a question relating to a book with the ISDN mentioned.

So, in this case, I was asked the question,
"Who dealt with the myth of Venice in ISBN 019815254X"

Remember to just google the section mentioned in the dark which is ISBN 019815254x
Once, I am there, I go to the most popular query returned on Amazon. The general tendency of people might be to put the name of the author here which is Craig Kallendorf. However, it is not that simple although the answer to the name of the gentleman could be found in the book description section.

Good luck solving!!

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21 Comments:

Per said...

Hi there!

The answer to secret question today is "Siena".
Can be found here http://www.bokpris.com/0300061250

If it is not random ofcourse.
My question was "If it is not Florence or Padua we are looking for with ISBN 0300061250 then wat is it?

Thanks for you blog.

Best regards
Per

Anonymous said...

yup, the questions are random

KGMom said...

I played challenge # 8 twice, and got TWO different questions from the ones you have identified. The only common thread is that they all deal with an ISBN number.

Anonymous said...

My number was ISBN 0838311482
The answer is Petrach

Anonymous said...

Mine was different as well, who received the letters of isbn#, the answer is Nicolaus DeNiccolis

derek said...

My number was ISBN 0300107277
My Answer was the Marvel of Maps

Darren said...

my answer was Venetian for ISBN 1585440981

Anonymous said...

My question was...

What was remembered in isbn 0801843030

The answer is in the title...

Way too simple... Come on now Google I expect so much more...

Anonymous said...

I got isbn 0801843030 too

here's a hint!

it starts with a b, and sounds like lack death.

Anonymous said...

society for ISBN 1852850906

Anonymous said...

ISBN 0394501128 was the one i got today. The question was 'ISBN 0394501128 has title to power and WHAT?' You need to find the what, just google the ISBN# and the answer is right in front of you.

Kaylee said...

My question was ISBN 0300073895 reports the scholar to be where? and the answer was IN his study

Anonymous said...

why is this site giving away answers, solve it yourself otherwise you will ruin chances of smart ppl winning the prizes

Anonymous said...

thanks for the help

Anonymous said...

The answer to secret question today is Florence.
Can be found here http://www.bokpris.com/0300061250

If it is not random ofcourse.
My question was "If it is not Siena or Padua we are looking for with ISBN 0300061250 then wat is it?

Anonymous said...

my answer was distinct as well - to be found in the title, hence no need to read the book description from anywhere.

Anonymous said...

isbn 0860788288 = Two

easiest one

Aaron said...

Interesting that s/he found this sight, eh?

" Anonymous said...

why is this site giving away answers, solve it yourself otherwise you will ruin chances of smart ppl winning the prizes

5:23 PM "

Anonymous said...

everyone should be well aware that the creators are monitoring all the sites that 'supposedly' give out the answers. The questions will each be individualized, and drawn at random for each participant. And considering that you obviously have no idea what all the answers will be, I suggest you discontinue your attempts at sharing.

Anonymous said...

Its funny people commenting on this blog as "stop giving out answers" where as the guy (blog owner) is just showing how to approach the problems. The questions are indeed random - if you haven't noticed it in the questions themselves, look at the blog comments from the last 7-8 questions here. And where the fuc* do you find the origional poster giving direct answers?

If anyone is monitoring this site, I bet they are happy atleast someone is trying to maintain interest in these quizes.

If you can't solve them, don't come whining here!

Anonymous said...

This site:
http://senisub.com/davinci/index.php?FrontPage
is attempting to deal with the multiple questions and answers by being a wiki where the idea is everyone who gets a different question/answer contributes.