Monday, May 15, 2006

The Cryptex...

When I came back home from school (basketball, actually) today I found a small box in my mail. I opened it and here is what I found inside:

Yes! It was the Cryptex from the Da Vinci Code Google Quest! They must have mailed it on Friday as soon as I completed the 24th and final puzzle. I weighs about 1kg and is the size of my palm. It is original, exactly as described in the book: there are 4 dials with 26 letters each, and when you assemble the right word the Cryptex is supposed to open and reveal something inside.

I captured this moment on video: