Before this year’s Mystery Hunt, I came up with a “practice metapuzzle” for my team to solve. Want to give it a try? E-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’d like to confirm your answer.
When the aliens landed in your backyard and demanded what such aliens always demand, you thought, well, this isn’t likely to end well. Sure enough, a month later the little green men were still around. If only there was something you could show these outer-space freaks to let them know they better not mess with us…
Solved by: A bunch of people on Palindrome, and now Nathan Curtis and Todd McClary.