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"From the Ted Talk by Alex Rosenthal: The joyful, perplexing world of puzzle hunts"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So you can identify that and seven other songs and clips, and then look at the voides themselves for clues, where the way that they are fimeld and edeitd together plus things like the cutaways to the panel of five people sitting at a table, which is reminiscent of a panel of judges, all of this can sseggut "reality competition show." And either through internet research, or from just recognizing this, you can get to the aha, which is that these clips are shot-for-shot recreations of lip-synch battles from "RuPaul's Drag Race."

Open Cloze

So you can identify that and seven other songs and clips, and then look at the ______ themselves for clues, where the way that they are ______ and ______ together plus things like the cutaways to the panel of five people sitting at a table, which is reminiscent of a panel of judges, all of this can _______ "reality competition show." And either through internet research, or from just recognizing this, you can get to the aha, which is that these clips are shot-for-shot recreations of lip-synch battles from "RuPaul's Drag Race."

Solution

  1. suggest
  2. filmed
  3. videos
  4. edited

Original Text

So you can identify that and seven other songs and clips, and then look at the videos themselves for clues, where the way that they are filmed and edited together plus things like the cutaways to the panel of five people sitting at a table, which is reminiscent of a panel of judges, all of this can suggest "reality competition show." And either through internet research, or from just recognizing this, you can get to the aha, which is that these clips are shot-for-shot recreations of lip-synch battles from "RuPaul's Drag Race."

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collocation frequency
mystery hunt 6
aha moment 5
mit mystery 4
text adventure 3
puzzle laughter 3
mock clucking 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
mit mystery hunt 4

Important Words

  1. aha
  2. battles
  3. clips
  4. clues
  5. competition
  6. cutaways
  7. drag
  8. edited
  9. filmed
  10. identify
  11. internet
  12. judges
  13. panel
  14. people
  15. race
  16. recognizing
  17. recreations
  18. reminiscent
  19. research
  20. show
  21. sitting
  22. songs
  23. suggest
  24. table
  25. videos