CV045 - Puzzled Aliens (US)

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For the puzzle appearing in the UK version, see CV045 - Lunar Weight (UK)
Puzzled Aliens
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Puzzle Number 045
Puzzle Name Puzzled Aliens
Picarats Given 30 Picarats
Type Write Answer
Location Park Road
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CV046 - Star in the Sky (UK)

This is the forty-fifth puzzle that appears in the US version of Professor Layton and the Curious Village. To access this puzzle, you must talk to Adrea. In order to solve this puzzle, you must determine the object the aliens are talking about.

Contents

[edit] Hints

Hint One
    Even something as common as paper can look bizarre to someone who's never seen it before.

    What kind of device puts holes in paper? It must have a needle or sharp point on it.

Hint Two
    This object uses a needle to punch a hole in a sheet of paper.

    Then it's used to draw a solid line around the hole. Since it draws a line, it must have some sort of writing implement attached to it.

Hint Three
    It's safe to say that very few people ever use these once they grow up and join the working world.

    However, because of math class, a startling number of students probably have one in their bag or their desk at home.


[edit] Messages

[edit] When Failed

Don't give up!

Most people don't use this object often, but almost everyone has used this tool in school at one point or another.

[edit] When Completed

Nice work!

When you think about it, the alien's description of a compass is pretty much spot on. Interesting how widely the perception of a single object can vary, isn't it?

[edit] Solution

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The aliens are describing a compass.

[edit] Progress

1555 Picarats and 77 Hint Coins.



Last edited by Squiggle on 27 December 2015 at 20:32
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