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Wednesday
Jul092014

Fun-Size Mini Show: Music Puzzle Challenge!

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It's a minisode this week and boy, do we have a challenge for your ear holes! See if you can solve this special music puzzle and maybe, you might win yourself some GJB goodies.

RUNTIME: 5 minutes 6 seconds

 

KAREN'S HINTS!

1. (Mentioned) Had to triple-reference using Wikipedia, Amazon, and iTunes. What kind of information would those three services provide for a song? And why would I use 3 references to triple-check one particular information about a song?

2. The songs are in a particular order.

3. 0 = A

 

 

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Reader Comments (12)

Is the answer another song?

July 9, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBollo

@Bollo - The two words do make up a title of another song, actually.

July 9, 2014 | Registered CommenterGood Job, Brain!

Bummer! I don't get credit for finding something else within the puzzle? That all songs came from all of the artists' third album?

July 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAngela

@Angela

that is incorrect..

first two came from the third album
third was from his second compilation that came out long after his third album
and last song was from their debut album

July 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterStuart

Well there are 128,250,361,881 possible two word combinations in the English language. Time to start guessing!

July 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMichael B

Abacab?

July 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBollo

1st and 3rd have the same song length. As do the 2nd and 4th.
But that gives me DABDCE. Which is only a hit at the bad spelling places.

July 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBollo

So, the first and third song are both 3:01 in length, the 2nd and 4th song are both 3:24 in length..... so based on the code 0=A, we would get the code DAB, DCE, DAB, DCE.... DABDCE is a color code for a Grayish Pink color. I can't find any songs called "Grayish Pink", so I think I am barking up the wrong tree with this theory. Any more hints??

July 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAJ

AJ, I had the exact same thing. I even tried using those as notes in the piano, but it didn't sound like anything familiar.

It has to be the song length, right? But then why use 2 songs with the same song length? Nothing seemed to anagram out either.

July 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBollo

@Bollo
I just wanted to win some GJB swag, and thought I could figure this thing out without a problem. However, it has taken over my life, and sadly I can't figure it out just yet.
So--we know the information given on Amazon, ITunes and Wikipedia is mainly song length, year the song was released, and album position--yet I can't make anything work out to an answer that makes sense. If the order wasn't important, I could foresee a couple possible answers--none strong though. But the fact that the song order means something is really throwing me off.

July 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAJ

Help us Obi-Won Kareni, you're our only hope! Maybe a hint, or are we at least on the right track with song length?

@AJ: I agree, if two sets of songs have the same song length, why would order matter?
I used the DABDCE and tried using a Caesar-shift code, that didn't pan out anything either.

If 0=A, then we need to be looking for some numerical value for each of those songs. If it's not track length, some other numerical associated with those songs? The Dylan one is tough because it's on multiple albums I believe, and the Bieber song is located in the 7th circle of Hell.

July 30, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBollo

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