Retrospective

Wei-Hwa's Puzzle Module for August 4th, 2006

Many users failed to notice that there was a hidden message in this module.

Show Hints (added 2006-08-09)

Some of the letters are in a different typeface. If you put them together, the hidden message appears.

Show Answers (added 2006-08-09)

The message reads "HIDDEN PUZZLE IN HTML". To find the hidden puzzle, right-click in the module and select "View Source" (or the equivalent) in your browser. In the source code is the message:

Good job finding the hidden message and this message too!

Here's your bonus hidden puzzle:

I have a card in my pocket with the numbers from 1 through 48 written on it.
Some of the numbers are red, some are blue.  They are arranged in a grid like
this:
 
 14   25    8  ( 1)   4    5
 41  ( 6)  35   30  (27) (26)
(29) (18)  47  (42)  39  (38)
 21   32  ( 3)  10  ( 7)  12
(34) (23) (40) (45)  48  (43)
( 2)  37   20  (13)  16   17
( 9)  44  (15)  22  (19)  24
 46  (11) (28) (33)  36  (31)
 
The numbers in parentheses are red.

What is this card used for?

(This puzzle is based on an actual card I got from Will Strijbos.)

Show Hint to Hidden Puzzle (added 2006-08-28)

Try doing a search for [ "6 7 12 13" "3 6 7 10" "14 15 24" ].

Addendum (2006-08-10): This module was released concurrently with these web pages (and, coincidentally, my birthday).  E-mail feedback increased greatly once this module made the feedback e-mail more visible.