Much Ado About Mensa


Puzzlement #44

Sunday 14th April 2019

There were only 2 responses to the Puzzlement #43 cypher, both had the correct answer, the first one, submitted by Peter Bergonzi was: ‘Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’ Brooke Holmes was second.

On to the puzzle:

Consider a number square using the digits 1 - 9, thus:
1 9 2
3 8 4
5 7 6
Note that the second line is twice the first and the third is three times the first.  There are three other ways to arrange the digits to produce the same result.  What are they?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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April Mensaversaries

Monday 8th April 2019
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April Birthdays

Monday 8th April 2019
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Puzzlement #43

Sunday 7th April 2019

There were 5 responses to Puzzlement #42, 4 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by David Eagle was: 

Jenny - guitar - Schubert - fourth.
Malcolm - flute - Beethoven - first.
Neville - oboe - Gershwin - fifth.
Phyllis - piano - Handel - second.
Sheila - clarinet - Kern - third.

Clifton Burt was second and Laurie Lalko was third.

On to the puzzle:

Puzzlement:  Solve this cypher of a well known phrase.

Hints:  Since the numbers exceed 26 it’s not a straightforward number substitution code.  X and Y answer to the same number.  Punctuation is in the proper place.

32/24/21/15,// 32/24/12/15/43/45/54,// 11/34/14//45/23/13// 41/51/43/44/51/24/45// 35/21// 23/11/41/41/24/34/15/44/44.

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #41

Sunday 31st March 2019

There were 29 responses to Puzzlement #40, 17 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Evan Bauer was: None.  (There were four and twenty blackbirds.) Diana McClure was second and Frank Pabian was third.

On to the puzzle:

Puzzlement:  Jenny, Malcolm, Neville, Phyllis and Sheila played in a music competition.  

Not in these orders:

They placed 1st thru 5th in the contest.  They played clarinet, flute, guitar, oboe, and piano.  They played music by Beethoven, Gershwin, Handel, Kern and Schubert.

What else we know:

Phyllis didn’t play the clarinet, nor did she place third.  A male musician placed fifth.  He was not Malcolm, who played Beethoven.  Jenny played Schubert on her guitar.  The flautist placed directly ahead of the woman playing Handel who placed just before Sheila who played Kern.  The oboist played Gershwin.

Who placed where in the contest by playing what instrument on music by what composer?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #40

Sunday 24th March 2019

There were NO responses to Puzzlement #39. The correct answer was: 

TILES
TILLS
TELLS
SELLS
SEALS
SEARS
STARS
STARE
STATE
STATE

The Grumpy Puzzle Maven was again disappointed, but unapologetic for giving us these very challenging “Morphs.” As a result, the creator of this type of puzzlement concept has been sacked!

On to the puzzle:

In the nursery rhyme ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’ how many bluebirds are baked in the pie?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #39

Sunday 10th March 2019

Puzzlement #38 proved to be a stumper Not a single response. The Grumpy Puzzle Maven is finally smiling. The cypher that created the coded message was a five by five matrix with ranks and files numbered 1-5 from top to bottom and left to right, A in the 55 position, E in the 51 position and Z in the 11 position. The solution was “Slowly I turned, step by step.”

On to the puzzle:

Morph 5 - Morph the first word to the last word by changing one letter at a time.

Training wheels example:

Morph FLAT to PREY in four steps.

FLAT
FRAT
FRAY
PRAY
PREY

Puzzlement:  Morph TILES to SLATE in nine steps. (not less)

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #38

Sunday 3rd March 2019

There were only 3 responses to Puzzlement #37, only 1 had the correct answer (done in SIX steps), submitted by Steven Sutlief:

JOE
DOE
DIE
DID
AID
AND
ANN

On to the puzzle:

Puzzlement:  Solve this cypher of a well known pop culture cliche.

Hint:  Obviously not a straightforward number substitution code.  X and Y answer to the same number.

22/34/31/13/34/12// 42// 21/15/23/32/51/52,// 22/21/51/25// 54/12// 22/21/51/25.

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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GPM “MAD” Date Change

Sunday 3rd March 2019

This year’s Spring Member Appreciation Day will be held April 7 (changed from April 13) at Glendale’s Heroes Park, 83rd Ave and Bethany Home Road, noon to 5pm. (MAP) If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to Lynn Floyd by March 31 by email at southken2@cox.net with your name and total number attending.

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March Birthdays

Friday 1st March 2019
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March Mensaversaries

Friday 1st March 2019
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Puzzlement #37

Sunday 24th February 2019

There were 10 responses to Puzzlement #36, 8 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Stephen Stuart was: 26 minutes. Brad Tebow was second and Ed Goheen was third.

On to the puzzle:

Morph 4 - Morph the first word to the last word by changing one letter at a time.

Training wheels example:

Morph FLAT to PREY in four steps.

FLAT
FRAT
FRAY
PRAY
PREY

Puzzlement:  Morph JOE to ANN in six steps.

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Lynn & Dale Floyd Photos from Paris

Tuesday 19th February 2019

GPMers Lynn and Dale are visiting Paris and have sent this photo of one of the highlights: the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur on Montmartre. More to come…

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Puzzlement #36

Sunday 17th February 2019

There were only 2 responses to Puzzlement #35, neither had the correct 8-step answer of: 

MOVED
MOVES
DOVES
DOTES
DATES
DARES
DARNS
DAWNS
PAWNS

On to the puzzle:

An easy one.  How many minutes is it until six o’clock if fifty minutes ago it was four times as many minutes past three o’clock?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Eastside DOSIG News

Saturday 16th February 2019

From Mary Prior -

Eastside DOSIG (Dining Out Special Interest Group) met for lunch at noon on January 26th at Waldo’s BBQ on Main Street in Mesa.  There were six of us there:  John and Judy Hermann, Terri Pokash and Chuck, and Brenda Jensen, a Mensan new to the area.  I had the pulled pork sandwich with beans

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If you wanna get even, get MAD!

Friday 15th February 2019
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Yes, get MAD!  Member Appreciation Day, that is.  This year’s Spring MAD will be held April 7 (changed from April 13) at Glendale’s Heroes Park, 83rd Ave and Bethany Home Road, noon to 5pm. (MAP) As with previous events it will feature excellent groceries, ample refreshment, and the opportunity to hang out with a bunch of really smart, really friendly people.

If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to Lynn Floyd by March 31 by email at southken2@cox.net with your name and total number attending.

All this as a way of expressing how glad we are that you’re all members.

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Call for ExCom Candidates

Friday 15th February 2019

Any GPM member in good standing is qualified to run for any seat on GPM’s ExCom.

The seats include Local Secretary, Assistant Local Secretary, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, and three Members at Large.  If you wish to run for any of these offices please submit your name and member number to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Dale Floyd, at sdf65@nau.edu or in writing to GPM attn: NomCom at PO Box 60456, Phoenix AZ 85082 by May 1st.  After May 1 and by May 5, nominating petitions can place a member’s name on the ballot by submitting a hard copy petition signed by no fewer than ten members to the same address.

If there is more than one candidate for any office an election will be held in May and the results will be reported in June. Officers serve from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

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Puzzlement #35

Sunday 10th February 2019

There were only 2 responses to Puzzlement #34 and only one had the correct answer, submitted by Peter Bergonzi was: Noah’s Ark. 

On to the puzzle:

Morph 3 - Morph the first word to the last word by changing one letter at a time.

Training wheels example:

Morph FLAT to PREY in four steps.

FLAT
FRAT
FRAY
PRAY
PREY

Puzzlement:  Morph MOVED to PAWNS in eight steps.

Ed Note: You can check your word’s validity with the free Scrabble dictionary lookup at https://scrabblewordfinder.org/check

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Hello, from George Haynes - Running for Mensa 2nd Vice Chair

Sunday 10th February 2019

Editor’s Note: Publishing this letter does not represent an endorsement by GPM.

Letter to GPM members from George Haynes: 

If there existed a secret Mensa handshake, I’d ask you to pretend I was offering it to you now. Hello, Mensans all. My name is George Haynes and I’m just popping in to your newsletter to raise awareness that I’m running for a national office within Mensa that YOU will have the opportunity to vote for. 

Second Vice Chair is the name of the office for which I’m running. It’s like the Vice Vice President of Mensa. If Alexander Haig held this position, his grasp of the rules of succession would be correct (that’s my attempt at making a joke).

This is not my official campaign statement or my official biography. This is just a friendly howdy. Although my tone is more informal in this article, you can rest assured that I take this election very seriously and the responsibilities that come with being on Mensa’s national board of directors. I served on the AMC (that’s the national board) from 2015- 2017.  I’m currently the LocSec (that’s the president) of St. Louis Area Mensa. I was also the newsletter editor for St. Louis from 2010-2015. 

Interesting tidbit, I ran in 2015 for the AMC as a total newcomer to elected office for national Mensa. At that time, there were two ways to get on the Mensa ballot:  The Nominating Committee (NomComm) was one way and the other way was by petition, i.e. getting enough signatures to get your name on the ballot. The NomComm initially rejected me because they thought my supposed “lack of experience“ should keep me out of the running for national office. Thankfully, the people who signed my petition thought otherwise and indeed got me on the ballot. I won that election against my two opponents who were, ironically, favored by the NomComm. By the way, the two guys who were my opponents were great candidates; I consider them both my friends. My victory in 2015 as an AMC member was made even sweeter by a ballot initiative that eliminated the NomComm.

I share that story to respectfully highlight that I was a big outsider candidate four years ago.  Even though I have substantially more Mensa experience, now, that outsider mentality still pervades my thinking. Everyone plays politics to a degree; there’s no avoiding it. If you say you don’t EVER engage in political machinations (at work, at home, etc.), I have a hard time believing you. However, there comes a point where every person should ask the question, wherever they find themselves, “Am I primarily just an authentic person or am I a politician?” My desire is to be an authentic hard-working person (with skills and strengths) who serves the organization faithfully and diligently. Politics are real, but they don’t have to pervade everything.

Here comes the campaign slogan (forgive me if it’s cheesy):  “We’re all in this together. You’re a Mensan too.”   If you have specific questions, please email me at: haygeomensa@gmail.com

Please vote George Haynes for Second Vice Chair.  Your vote is very much appreciated.

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Puzzlement #34

Sunday 3rd February 2019

There were 5 responses to Puzzlement #33, only 2 had an acceptable answer, but the first one, submitted by Scott Holloway was exactly what the “GPM” provided: 

CHESS
CRESS
CRASS
BRASS
BRATS
BOATS
BOARS
BOARD

David Eagle was second, but with a slightly different, although valid sequence of 7 steps.

Ed Note: You can check your word’s validity with the free Scrabble dictionary lookup at https://scrabblewordfinder.org/check

On to the puzzle:

Atlantic Mutual Insurance Co. has a nearly complete collection of records of maritime wrecks, sinkings and groundings.  Which takes pride of place as the first in the archive?  

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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February Mensaversaries

Friday 1st February 2019
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February Birthdays

Friday 1st February 2019
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Puzzlement #33

Sunday 27th January 2019

There were 20 responses to Puzzlement #32, 12 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Curtis Horton was: Ton. Paul Cottey was second and Evan Bauer was third.

On to the puzzle:

Morph 2 - Morph the first word to the last word by changing one letter at a time.

Training wheels example:

Morph FLAT to PREY in four steps.

FLAT
FRAT
FRAY
PRAY
PREY

Puzzlement:  Morph CHESS to BOARD in seven steps.

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #32

Sunday 20th January 2019

There were only 5 responses to Puzzlement #31, and only one had an acceptable answer and was the first one, submitted by Diana

white
whine
chine
chink
clink   (chick)
blink   (click)
blank  (clack)
black

Grumpy Puzzle Maven sez: Must be 7 steps and all must be legitimate, non-slang words. His answer is in parentheses. 

On to the puzzle:

Backward I’m heavy, forward I’m not.  What am I?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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2018 RG Photo Slide Show Available

Friday 11th January 2019

Phoenix Phiesta XXXVI: “Ph⨀⨀lin’ with Phriends” is now over, but we still have preserved a lot of photo memories for you to enjoy. See the show HERE.

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Puzzlement #31

Monday 7th January 2019

There were 10 responses to Puzzlement #30, everyone had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Paul Cottey was: A blind horse. Dave Hoffman was second and Evan Bauer was third.

The Grumpy Puzzle Maven has come up with a few new puzzlements that might appeal to vocabulary persons. This one is for you!

On to the puzzle:

Morph 1 - Morph the first word to the last word by changing one letter at a time.

Training wheels example:

Morph FLAT to PREY in four steps.

FLAT
FRAT
FRAY
PRAY
PREY

Puzzlement:  Morph WHITE to BLACK in seven steps. (show each step in your answer as in the example, each line must be a valid word)

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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January Mensaversaries

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Congratulations to Alan Gore with 50 years of Mensa membership!

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January Birthdays

Tuesday 1st January 2019
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Happiness, Health, and Success in the New Year!

Monday 31st December 2018
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Puzzlement #30

Sunday 30th December 2018

There were 27 responses to Puzzlement #29, 23 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Joe Gruberman was: Same guy. Skipped a term (Grover Cleveland). Paul Cottey was second and Robert McAtee was third.

On to the puzzle:

What has four legs, a tail, eats oats and hay and sees equally well from both ends?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #29

Sunday 16th December 2018

There were 30 responses to Puzzlement #28, 25 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Stephen Stuart was: Snow White. Robert McAtee was second and Russel Silverberg was third.

On to the puzzle:

The 22nd and 24th Presidents of the US had the same mother and father but were not brothers.  How is this possible?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #28

Sunday 9th December 2018

There were 8 responses to Puzzlement #27, only 3 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Evan Bauer was: The egg. Other less developed species than chickens laid eggs. [Like dinosaurs, eh?] Alex Vrenios was second and Stephen Stuart was third.

On to the puzzle:

The Seven Dwarves were Dopey, Sneezy, Bashful, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy and Doc.  Who was the tallest in their household?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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December Birthdays

Saturday 1st December 2018
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December Mensaversaries

Saturday 1st December 2018
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Puzzlement #27

Friday 30th November 2018

There were 11 responses to Puzzlement #26, only 2 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Peter Bergonzi was: The President. (Four of the 45 people who have held the job were assassinated.) Craig Davidson was second.

On to the puzzle:

At long last a definitive answer to which came first, the chicken or the egg.  What is it?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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RG Banquet Group Photo

Friday 30th November 2018

About 1/3 of the gang stayed through the whole program to participate in the group photo.

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GPM’s 2018 RG Is History

Sunday 25th November 2018

Phoenix Phiesta XXXVI: “Ph⨀⨀lin’ with Phriends” was one of the best ever. This year we moved hospitality across the patio at the Hilton which provided much more space and comfort. We’ll be collecting photos and publishing an update to the RG web page with the full slide show as has been done in previous years.

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Puzzlement #26

Sunday 25th November 2018

There were 13 responses to Puzzlement #25, 7 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Mark Mach was: The wall clock. Robert McAtee was second and Alex Vrenios was third. Note: The clock wasn’t slow. Explanation from Robert McAtee - The 61 second interval is the second hand “clicking” every time it passes the minute hand which advances 1/60th of the dial each minute, so it takes the second hand 61 seconds to pass it each revolution of the dial.

On to the puzzle:

From statistical records what American job is the most likely to be fatal?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #25

Sunday 18th November 2018

There were 11 responses to Puzzlement #24, 6 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Stephen Stuart was: 5 Apples. Sky Shipley was second and Scott Holloway was third. 

On to the puzzle from Sky Shipley:

I arrived at my ASU class early. Sitting alone in the quiet room, I began to notice a very faint but regular clicking sound. By the wall clock, the interval between clicks was exactly 61 seconds. In a stroll around the room the sound was audible throughout, but I could not determine the source. This mystified me for several weeks; the sound was always there in this particular classroom. One day the answer dawned on me and I was easily able to confirm it by direct observation. What was it?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Puzzlement #24

Sunday 11th November 2018

There were 10 responses to Puzzlement #23, all had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Sky Shipley was: Avg groundspeed = 6000 mi/12.5hrs= 480 mph. Ann DeVlaeminck was second and Linda Jones was third.

On to the puzzle:

Get ready to groan:  If you take half of ten apples from seven apples what have you got?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Thanksgiving with GPM Family

Friday 9th November 2018

It wouldn’t be a Greater Phoenix Mensa Thanksgiving-weekend RG without our tradition Patricia Hull Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner. Pat was a generous Mensan who tirelessly opened the door of her home each year so Mensans who might otherwise eat alone on Thanksgiving could gather and have a good time with their “family”. The tradition now continues at the RG hotel, but the spirit is the same: come and share your Thanksgiving Day with your Mensa family.

Whether you plan to attend the RG or not, you are welcome to join us at our pot luck buffet meal. It is set up for all GPM members and their guests. Full details HERE.

The feast begins at 2:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd at the Hilton Garden Inn Midtown, 4000 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85012 MAP. Parking is FREE in the gated lot across 1st Ave.

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GPM’s 2018 Regional Gathering Coming in Just Two Weeks!

Friday 9th November 2018

Phoenix Phiesta XXXVI: “Ph⨀⨀lin’ with Phriends”

30-Plus Programs to Inform, Stimulate and Amuse:
• Interesting and Interested Speakers on many subjects
• Games Galore!
• Parties After Dark (pack a bathing suit and your fanciest PJs)
• Romance! Sex! Adventure!
• Awesome Kids’ Track! - All Day!
• Endless conversation, debates, and infinity of puns.
• Saturday Night Banquet with delightful entertainment!
• AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!! And full agenda HERE.

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Puzzlement #23

Sunday 4th November 2018

There were 15 responses to Puzzlement #22, only 3 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Stephen Stuart was: The military time is 1630. The hour hand is halfway between 1600 and 1700 hours. 360*16.5/24 = 247.5 degrees. The minute hand is at 180 degrees. 247.5-180 = 67.5 degrees. Steven Sutlief was second and Sky Shipley was third. (An amazing coincidence of initials.)

On to the puzzle, contributed by Larry Bond:

On the way to Los Angeles from Boston (3000 miles) for the Red Sox & Dodgers World Series, my plane traveled into a headwind at 400 mph. But on the way back home (for the victory celebration!!) with a tailwind, it went 600 mph. So what was the average speed for the round trip?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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New Mensa Speaker Forum Location

Thursday 1st November 2018

Last Friday we had our first Speaker Forum at the Paradise Valley Civic Plaza where Richard Powers presented a very interesting talk about the history of the Roosevelt Dam. Richard was involved in the construction of the new bridge above the dam.

We are considering making this a permanent change to our location, thanks to the generosity of John Wintersteen, former Chief of Police of PV, we have use of the space for free. The location for the Post Forum Debriefing when this location is used is Char Kitchen + Bar, shown above and is close by on Scottsdale Road. Forum will resume in January after the holidays. Check for details in the GPM Live Web Calendar.

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November Mensaversaries

Thursday 1st November 2018
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November Birthdays

Thursday 1st November 2018
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Puzzlement #22

Sunday 28th October 2018

There were 17 responses to Puzzlement #21, 15 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Larry Bond was: Tomorrow. Nancy Allen was second and Alex Vrenios was third.

On to the puzzle, submitted by Alex Vrenios:

You look up at the 24-hour military clock on the wall to see that it’s only 4:30 PM, half an hour to quitting time. In the hopes of making that time pass by quickly, you decide to calculate the distance between the hour and minute hands. How many degrees are in the smaller of the two angles between them?

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

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Scholarships!

Wednesday 24th October 2018

The 2018-19 Scholarship Program is underway. Visit our Scholarships page for details on how ANYONE heading to college or a certificate program can write an essay and have a chance to get one. We will also need GPM Member judges for those essays. Get more info HERE.

Contact David Coast, Scholarships ChairM for more info: dcoast123@gmail.com

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RVC9 Column

Sunday 21st October 2018

From Mike Wong, RVC9

The Typhoon Mangkhut is raging outside and it is raining so hard that I can hardly see anything beyond the apartment building across the street.  The category 5 equivalent typhoon is weakening and will soon be lowered to category 4, but it is still uprooting fairly large trees while ripping large branches off others, blowing debris all over.  The normally busy streets are completely deserted as all the public transportation suspended services, it is literally a dead city.

The wind is coming in from the south east.  It is fortunate that the apartment we reside mostly face north, only one bedroom is facing east.  Rain water from the storm leaked through the bedroom wall without our noticing, flooding the floor.  We soaked up the water using up most of the dry towels, now we only replace the towels by the leaks every half hour to keep the room dry.

On the subject of natural disasters, the national office sends out emails to check on members when disasters struck.  We have had volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and the Hurricanes through the southern and eastern states earlier this year.  Please let us know you are okay when you receive these from Mensa.

I am currently visiting my ailing mother, this is something I started doing 3 years ago.  She was only supposed to last at most two years after being diagnosed, so I visit her as often as possible.  This is the first time my visit coincided with a major typhoon.  In some ways this brought back a lot of memories of my childhood as we prayed for major typhoons during school year so we can skip school.

Mom’s declining health over the last few years could be attributed to her having to take care of my father and her grandparents, while volunteering to help out with her social activities.  We were not aware of her declining health until it was too late, but by that time both Grandpa and father had passed away, Grandma was in late stages of dementia and bedridden.  I’m no stranger to burnouts as I’ve experienced that too.  There are a lot of Mensans that I see in our local groups who work way too hard, and I would like to caution them that it is not work sacrificing their health by overdoing it.

I apologize that this column may sound lacking in content, I had originally hoped to write about the planning meeting and AMC board meeting in Dallas.  The date was changed from the beginning of September to the end of September after my trip to Hong Kong was already arranged and can not be altered.  I did manage to visit Orange County’s monthly forum to present Art and Angie Mattson his national and regional service awards and her proctor and testing awards.  The presentation given by the public defender was informative and entertaining, I highly recommend attending that if you ever visit Orange County.  I will have more Mensa related material next month.

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Puzzlement #21

Sunday 21st October 2018

There were 9 responses to Puzzlement #20, 5 had the correct answer, but the first one, submitted by Alys Carnesi was: He was donating blood. Joe Gruberman was second and Frank Pabian was third.

On to the puzzle:

Always talked of, never seen,
Ever coming, never been,
Daily looked for, never here,
Still approaching, coming near.

Thousands for its visit wait,
But alas, alas for all their fate,
Though they expect me to appear,
They never ever find me here.

Who am I?  (Hint:  I’m not Godot.)

To submit an answer, click HERE or send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org

POSTSCRIPT: The Grumpy Puzzle Maven is asking for your own favorite puzzlements to be published here. Please send it to editor@phoenixmensa.org and it will be featured along with your name in “lights.”

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