Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Millennial Folklore

How long has it been since you had a scavenger hunt?

Last Thursday, our HR manager arranged us into teams of 5 and we played a scavenger hunt game around downtown LA, starting from the Central Library and ending at LA Live. For an hour and a half, we power-walked and solved puzzles, such as:

  • Locating animal sculptures or specific parts of a complex structure, like the Cabrillo Venetian Quadrant
  • Studying the cryptic symbols on the steps of the library (aka the Well of Scribes)
  • Finding historical places (such as Engine Co 28) and comparing them to the pre-renovated photos from the visitor guide posts
  • Matching words/numbers on floor plaques to spell a phrase.

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Solving Puzzles inside Figueroa Hotel

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Some of the sights we explored today:

  • Staples Center and Nokia Plaza
  • An Indian restaurant hidden inside a tiny Figueroa Hotel
  • The original The Pantry restaurant
  • The 10 Areas of Study fence – LA Central…

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