Week 14 – Challenge 2 – Recurring

Challenge page : http://www.ancientsocieties.com/recurring/

The challenge text says Ping his partner.

We can see that the P, N, G characters are bolded.

This is confirmed is the source code of the HTML page :

<p><strong>P</strong>i<strong>ng</strong> his partner.</p>

And the file name of this picture is ricky.jpg

Ricky & Lucy are known to be famous partners : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_and_Ricky_Ricardo

The link for the original picture is :

Get it from the source code of the HTML page also.

Lets replace ricky.jpg by lucy.png


The picture perfectly exists !!

Once downloaded, you have to combine the two pictures in a certain way.

You need to use a graphic editor, I’m using photoshop but you can use others, this one for example : http://www.getpaint.net/

You need to superimpose the two pictures, the lucky.png one has transparency so you can put it on top of ricky.jpg

Move the picture to superimpose some lines (red lines of lucy.png), the perspective on the ground will help a lot.

You will get this picture (partial view) :


Now zoom in on The Amazing Campfire In A Can, it’s at the bottom right…

You will see some underlined letters.


Use an anagram solver program to find a name with these letters.

I’m using http://anagram-solver.net/ and got


The solution page is http://stl.la/hairpiece, this page is redirected to http://www.ancientsocieties.com/sketch/