Mr, Mrs, Dr, Ms and Miss Order Comidita
In December 2020, a pdf containing directions for a puzzle hunt was posted on the Mechanical Puzzle and Puzzle Hunt Discord groups. Hilarity ensued.
These are the words contained therein.
Results and Walkthrough can be found here
On November 28, 1989, a future Judge and her furry friend were trapped in a car, tuned to Song of the South; making the best of a colorful situation, they created a Hokey Pokey for the modern era whose title could help clarify parts of the story below. They stepped forward and back and wondered: How many and when?
Meanwhile, in the 21st Century, a blogger kept having visions of yet another musician, this one a crooner from a bygone era; the blogger’s sight blurred as he struggled to focus, ten blinking blue eyes staring back into his. He wondered where they were, doubting they would come and follow him home. Pack-ed into the baritone was the following story – I hope you can make better sense of it than I:
On the day after the saddest night on tv, an athletic killer stalked the halls of a hotel’s most popular floor. Down in the steam tunnels, a killer who reminded me of a topiary gardener I like to call Edward Burton, his face wrinkled with fear, pointed with every finger on his right hand at the teens who spent their day dreaming. Meanwhile, it was either a wild-eyed scientist, or a kid, that showed up asking about that book, the one called something like Nothing Loud off the Eastern…. well, I suppose by now the moment has passed. Later that night, a tall hearse driver dropped his poking ball when there appeared before him something real and tangible. It must have been Christmas, because my friend was once again trapped inside, building kids’ toys, held hostage but feeling grateful that, all in all, the way he got to live was pretty easy.
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