Honeydew you know the answer?

September 25, 2009

Blog Guy, I was intrigued by your recent item showing a student painted like a watermelon. Can you tell us more about the photo?

The U.S. intelligence community has ordered me to keep this one under wraps. It seems they intercepted it as part of this three-shot photo cypher – some kind of a coded message.

Wow. What if I think I can help?

The most powerful deciphering gizmos are working on breaking the code right now. If you think you’re smarter, send your solution to my blog.

Ooooh! Like a contest! I’m all over it! Is there a prize?

Sure. Send your personal information to deathpanels.gov, so a government team can thank you in person.

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A fine arts student, covered in body paint, waits to participate in a rock concert in Asuncion, September 21, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno

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Ooh, ooh, me, me!It’s … seed dog sit …no?

Posted by Beth | Report as abusive

I LOVE riddles!What’s red and green, hairy and poops in a diaper?

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive

That website is not available… U trying to fool us, Basler???

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Shra, not so fast. Do you have the right answer?

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

What if I do?If I do, I aint telling!The chances of stolen intelligence profitting someone else, is not unheard of!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Let me get this straight, Shra. You actually tried going to deathpanels.gov? Wow. You know, I own one wing of the White House, and it happens to be for sale now….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

seriously? melancholy baby?

Posted by danielle | Report as abusive

We have a winner! Congratulations to Danielle, who seems to have way too much time on her hands…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Good bye Danielle

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

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I too, guessed “melancholy baby” upon seeing those images.I also wanted to leave a comment just to type my anti-spam word: ikeaIkea rocks!

Posted by Briana | Report as abusive

Watermelon women is very nice. I want such make-up.

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