Our teams were randomly designated to start at the following Checkpoints:|
Each team then had to progress upwards through the Checkpoints, wrapping around at the end.
For example, Rob and Spencer had to find the Checkpoints in this order:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 1
Phantom of the hall? Checkpoint 1 shares its name with the initials of the actor who played a young version of the man who lurked around Fine Hall. Find it near the French Quarter.
Shady! Unscramble the following to discover the one-word name of Checkpoint 2.
Find it in the French Quarter and get your photo with signage.
Chilly Today, Hot Tamale! Checkpoint 3 is on Royal. To find out the address, imagine you live in a little house in Montana near the Canadian border. Because of your proximity to the border, you get the weather and daily temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit. You wonder at what temperature, if any, the temperature would be the same in both Celsius and Fahrenheit. Substitute that temperature, if it exists, for A in the equation below. If no such number exists, use zero.
A + 749
Pong? Checkpoint 4 shares its name with an old Atari game. Find it in the French Quarter.
Callooh Callay! The name of Checkpoint 5, located in the French Quarter, can be found in this literary extract:
Let them say what they want! Checkpoint 6 is the rough foreign translation of a Ric Ocasek song. Find it on Magazine.
Oh Boy! Checkpoint 7 is located at (2 times A) + 1255 on Exposition Blvd. To find out the address, add one or more O's (and O's only) to each group of consonants below to make a word. For example, tmrrw becomes tomorrow. Solve them all and count the O's. Substitute the total number of O's for A in the equation above and that's the address of Checkpoint 7. Please stay on public property for your photo!
Kiss Me, I'm Irish! Find the Blarney Stone on the Tulane University campus. Get a photo with the stone cuz it's Checkpoint 8.
How 'Bout a Blue Spot? Find 13 nearly identical buildings between St. Charles and the Mississippi. Of those 13, get your picture in front of the establishment which shares a connection with Shopgirls and King Tut.
Bustin' Out the Patented Wacky Equation™!
Rhymes with Do
Find it between St. Charles and the Mississippi and get a photo with signage because it is Checkpoint 10.
Crest ... as in toothpaste? Based on the number of vessels flying its flag (or "flag of convenience"), which of the following countries would be considered the largest maritime nation on earth?
Multi-Media! True or false, the same character killed Gloria for her heart in both the so-so movie and the gripping novel, Blood Work.