Seek the Six

I knew any exhibit as obtuse as the one I saw at Comic-Con this weekend had to be about The Prisoner! I visited the address on the card I was handed: After staring at an unhelpful splash screen for an awkwardly long time, eventually the site loaded: six screens of 6 x 6 images apiece. All I had to do to unlock their hidden meaning was to click on images with six of something in them. I’m starting to detect a theme here…

Anyway, here are some of the images I found which worked for me.

  • six red locks on teal wooden door
  • 6 sign on green brick wall
  • black stadium seats among red seats
  • roulette wheel on 6
  • six-fingered hand
  • rotary phone face all 6’s
  • six stacked stones against blue sky
  • digital stock chart
  • six diamonds
  • Q-bert blocks

Pictures with six things in them, easy enough. This list can also be described as “things they already know at kotaku, io9 or toplessrobot”, but I thought I’d list it here anyway. After you solve this little puzzle, it takes you to a place to enter your email address, then dumps you out on an already available blog following the remake of The Prisoner. The number they gave me is 590875… but I refuse to answer to it.

And thus my viral marketing role is fulfilled. Enjoy!

By Tim

An animator, video producer, Lego artist, and author—I am moderately skilled at a lot of different things.