Wednesday, June 08, 2005

You're all dying to know, aren't you?

Here are the answers to last Friday's Triple Play.

1. Soap Bubble

I haven't played this game much. When I tried it last week I couldn't get past the second screen. Nobody's in the office today, so I'll try to get to the end and let you know how long it takes.

2. The Water Jug Puzzle Solution (with the status of each jug in parentheses):

Step 1. Pour A into B (A-3, B-5, C-0)
Step 2. Pour B into C (A-3, B-2, C-3)
Step 3. Pour C into A (A-6, B-2, C-0)
Step 4. Pour B into C (A-6, B-0, C-2)
Step 5. Pour A into B (A-1, B-5, C-2)
Step 6. Pour B into C (A-1, B-4, C-3)
Step 7. Pour C into A (A-4, B-4, C-0)

3. Significant Other Kevin Bacon Game.

A.1.Tom Cruise-Kevin Bacon (A Few Good Men)
Kevin Bacon-Brad Pitt (Sleepers)
Brad Pitt-Robert Redford (Spy Game)
Robert Redford-Willem Defoe (The Clearing)
Willem Defoe-Tom Berenger (Platoon)
Tom Berenger-Mimi Rogers (Someone to Watch Over Me)

A.2. Tom Cruise-Kevin Bacon (AFGM)
Kevin Bacon-Matt Dillon (Wild Things)
Matt Dillon-Nicole Kidman (To Die For)

A.3. Tom Cruise-Kevin Bacon (AFGM)
Kevin Bacon-Jack Nicholson (AFGM) [A cheap move, I know]
Jack Nicholson-Greg Kinnear (As Good As It Gets)
Greg Kinnear-Katie Holmes (The Gift)

B.1. Brad Pitt-Kevin Bacon (Sleepers)
Kevin Bacon-Demi Moore (AFGM)
Demi Moore-John Cusack (One Crazy Summer)
John Cusack-Jack Black (High Fidelity)
Jack Black-Gwyneth Paltrow (Shallow Hal)

B.2. Brad Pitt-Kevin Bacon (Sleepers)
Kevin Bacon-Jennifer Aniston (Picture Perfect)

C.1. Ben Affleck-Skellan Skarsgaard (Good Will Hunting)
Skellan Skarsgaard-Robert Deniro (Ronin)
Robert Deniro-Kevin Bacon (Sleepers)
Kevin Bacon-Robert Deniro (Sleepers) [This is probably cheating, backtracking like that]
Robert Deniro-Edward Norton (The Score) [Directed by Frank Oz!]
Edward Norton-Ralph Fiennes (Red Dragon)
Ralph Fiennes-Jennifer Lopez (Maid in Manhattan)

C.2. Ben Affleck-Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting)
Matt Damon-Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan)
Tom Hanks-Kevin Bacon (Apollo 13)
Kevin Bacon-Christian Slater (Murder in the First)
Christian Slater-Marisa Tomei (Untamed Heart) [Pulled that one out of my ass!]
Marisa Tomei-Tom Wilkinson (In the Bedroom)
Tom Wilkinson-Mark Ruffalo (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
Mark Ruffalo-Jennifer Garner (13 Going on 30)

D.1. Demi Moore-Kevin Bacon (AFGM)
Kevin Bacon-Brad Pitt (Sleepers)
Brad Pitt-Harrison Ford (The Devil's Own)
Harrison Ford-Bonnie Bedelia (Presumed Innocent)
Bonnie Bedelia-Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Die Hard 2)

D.2. Demi Moore-Kevin Bacon (AFGM)
Kevin Bacon-Tom Hanks (Apollo 13)
Tom Hanks-Matt Damon (Saving Private Ryan)
Matt Damon-Sean William Scott (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back) [Though they're never in a scene together, I don't think]
Sean William Scott-Ashton Kutcher (Dude, Where's My Car?)

E. Elizabeth Taylor-Paul Newman (Can on a Hot Tin Roof)
Paul Newman-Tom Cruise (The Color of Money)
Tom Cruise-Kevin Bacon (AFGM)
Kevin Bacon-Christian Slater (Murder in the First)
Christian Slater-Morgan Freeman (Hard Rain)
Morgan Freeman-Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven)
Clint Eastwood-Richard Burton (Where Eagles Dare) [A great movie, and subject of an Iron Maiden song]

If you have shorter chains or ways around my cheats, let me know in the comments. I'd love to see them, and will still give out precious points!

iPod: "You" by Fossil, "Do You Want Me To Stay" by Weezer, "These Apples" by Barenaked Ladies, "Bye" by Elliott Smith, "Electricity" by 311, "Spiceman" by Thanks to Gravity, "On a Plain" by Nirvana, "Divorce Song" by Liz Phair, "Skyway" by The Replacements and "Lipstick Vogue" by Elvis Costello.