Sentient AI


This puzzle consisted of three sets of matching metal touch plates which all had be touched in order to complete three separate circuits. However, the plates were far enough apart that teams couldn't reach them all. They also were given Play-Doh, a metal pitcher of water, PVC pipe and connectors. This is not solvable online.


GW Community School
9001 Braddock Rd Springfield, VA 22151

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Who knows what horrors lie in this section of the clock?


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    To defeat the computer, you'll need to simultaneously close three separate circuits. Some circuits require no people. Other require several. You might be surprised at what can conduct electricity.


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  • Phil Dasler and Todd Etter