publication date: Thursday, February 16, 2012 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Literature

clue: The Bobbsey twins and the taser have this man in common. Can you solve the mystery?

explanation: Stratemeyer was a publisher of children's mystery books featuring the Bobbsey twins, the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, and others. The taser was named for a similar (fictional) device in his Tom Swift books. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, and Ryan Dunn

Winter 2012 Tournament: It's the ultimate battle for supremacy! Or, it's just a silly online game. Take your pick. Players will face off in one-on-one competitions until all but one is eliminated, producing a season champion. Have fun!

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