MIT Mystery Hunt 2014

MIT Mystery Hunt 2014
Running TeamAlice Shrugged
Winning TeamOne Fish Two Fish Random Fish Blue Fish
Timeframe and Location
LocationMIT (Cambridge, MA)
Hunt LinkLink
MIT Mystery Hunt Chronology
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MIT Mystery Hunt 2014 was the 34th iteration of the MIT Mystery Hunt. It was run by Alice Shrugged, the winners of the 2013 Mystery Hunt (with the full text of Atlas Shrugged as their name). The theme was Alice in Wonderland, a fakeout from the original theme of a research symposium featuring speaker John Galt. The winning team was One Fish Two Fish Random Fish Blue Fish.

To do TO DO

List of Rounds[edit | edit source]

Round Title Number of Feeder Puzzles Number of Metapuzzles
MIT 24 4
The Tea Party 16 1
The Mock Turtle 13 1
The White Queen 18 1
The Red and White Knights 16 1
The Caucus Race 14 1
Humpty Dumpty 14 1
Events 4 0
Final Runaround 5 0

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Reviews and Write Ups[edit | edit source]

From Alice Shrugged[edit | edit source]

Others[edit | edit source]

Leaderboard[edit | edit source]

The top 8 teams were ordered by when they finished the last metapuzzle (based on a reconstruction from a number of sources, see ref link for full work).[1] All other teams are ordered by the number of solves that they had by the end of the hunt, using this graph as a reference.

Rank Team Solves
1 One Fish Two Fish Random Fish Blue Fish 119
2 We're Up All Night To Get Lucky 110
3 Left Out 119
4 Codex Gigas 119
5 Death and Mayhem 115
6 Palindrome 118
7 Immoral, Illegal, and Fattening 107
8 Metaphysical Plant 108
9 Setec Astronomy 106
10 Galactic Dogesetters 105
11 Up Late 103
12 The Rage of the Quebecois 99
13 Central Services 86
14 The Providence Transplantations 78
15 Wafflehaus 78

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  1. Random won, so are 1st. They probably finished their last meta around 10PM Saturday. Luck finishes last meta 11PM Saturday Left Out finished last meta 11:50PM Saturday Codex 4th, likely finishing their last meta around 2AM Sunday. D&M 5th by process of elimination, likely finishing their last meta around 5AM Sunday. Palindrome 6th, last meta 8AM Sunday IIF finishes hunt, towards the end Plant 8th (last team to finish)