Clue-based query games
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How to play Needle and Haystack

Solve each Search Challenge using the Internet and the clues provided. Clues must be deciphered--they do not necessarily make good keywords as is.

Each time an incorrect answer is entered, another clue is provided and a point is deducted.

Clues are provided to guide your search if you get stuck. You earn more points without using clues.

Your scores are displayed on this page.

Points indicate the difficulty level of each Challenge.

Needle and Haystack

Searching online can be like finding a needle in a haystack.

Search engines certainly make the task easier, but they don't take thinking out of the process.