This was my tribute to Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016). It is the title to one of his most popular songs: Purple Rain.
I thought this was appropriate to start the new year with. After all, at the end of every year, one usually hears sentiments like "The best year ever" etc. So all of the arrows are pointing to the last letter which gives us the cliche / song title "The End of the World" (song by R.E.M.)
Hopefully the cerebral itch or ear worm or what ever you call it goes away soon :-)
A fairly simple location puzzle. The word "Up" is on the "Housetop" - a song you may have heard too often this Holiday season. Though reindeer have hooves, not paws...
So using the hints that I am a bad speller and this is from the music genre, only four people got the correct answer for two weeks: Jason M Appleton, WI, Jenni H Madison, WI, Mari H, Appleton, WI and Taylor Z. Darboy, WI.
These are all bad ways to spell company. The music hint give us Bad Company.
Obviously this was harder than I thought. How could I make it easier
Hopefully you could see that the words "Sweet Dreams" were filled with the word "This" repeatedly. Once you caught that, then the only thing left was to figure out what it meant. This time it was a song title - "Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This" by the Eurythmics.
Words within words are pretty easy to come up with, so keep looking for the hidden words. Sort of like "Hidden in plain si
In fact, I was here. I don't think anyone had trouble reading the word "concert" even thought he O was replaced. I think the trouble may have come in recognizing that the O was replaced by a picture of the back of a US nickle. Which makes this week's "What in the World" answer "Nickleback in concert". For what it's worth, I seem to be stumbling on a bunch of music references to make into puzzles. So stay tuned for more (pun intended).
We had a record number of winners last week. We also had 100% of the entries win. Does that mean no one is entering unless they are sure of the answer or was the answer that obvious? Hopefully as this contest develops asdfasdf
What in the World
Linguistic Illusions to challenge adults and children.