Okay, I’m a little fuzzy on the details; but basically, it involved being given a set of two widely disparate Wikipedia pages, and then seeing if you could get from one to the other following links in the pages only. (in as few moves as possible.) I’m pretty sure it’s not cool to work backwards from the endpoint.
Honestly, I’m more about the mere possibility of getting from the one to the other… like that time I started out researching Puritans, and wound up at the page for Siouxsie Sioux… but that’s another story.
Each person posts their path, and gives the next person their start and finish points. Did I forget anything?
I decided to go from “Stargate Universe” to “Mata Hari”:
ETA: I got from Puritans to Siouxsie Sioux, but not in the way I imagined. I thought it would be simple to go from Pilgrims to Native Americans to Sioux, but I couldn’t get from Sioux (the tribe) to Siouxsie. I had to backtrack and go through England:
Wow! I thought that would be a stumper for sure, and you did it in four clicks! Hmm, I did yours but I need a ruling. I’d never heard of Raga, so I clicked on the link to see what the heck it was. Does that count as working backwards? I generally think that is cheating, but what if we don’t even know what the word means? Perhaps it is allowable to look up the word in a source that’s not Wikipedia? At any rate, once I knew what it was, it was pretty straight forward: