31 December, 2016
January 2017 Skeptical Crossword is about General Skeptical issues.
77-january-2017-crossword-general-skeptical-issues [.pdf form]
January 2017 Logic & Maths Problems
54-logic-and-maths-puzzles-january-2017 [.pdf form] has ten new problems of varying degrees of difficulty
Seven new Picture Puzzles and twenty “Mixed Bag” (general knowledge / trivia) questions, are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
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20 December, 2016
Twelve years of Vic Skeptics’ tradition came to an end this week when La Notté Restaurant closed indefinitely.
Next January’s Skeptics Café (Monday January 16) will go ahead at The Clyde Hotel, corner of Cardigan and Elgin Streets in Carlton. Some of our readers will already be familiar with The Clyde as the site of our recent Convention Trivia Night.
We’ll be in The Lounge. You enter through the beer garden in Cardigan Street. After an optional meal from 6pm with food and drinks at quite reasonable pub prices, Tim Harding will speak on Scientific Skepticism vs Philosophical Skepticism at 8 pm. Those staying on for the talk will be asked to contribute $4.
Street parking can be tight in that area, but tends to open up after six pm. The Eastern Precinct Car Park is very convenient, being next door to the venue in Cardigan Street with a standard $5 fee after 5 pm.
It’s very accessible by public transport: Tram 1 or 8 every 6 minutes stops in Elgin Street at Stop 112.
30 November, 2016
The DECEMBER 2016 SKEPTICAL CROSSWORD is about General Skeptical issues.
New sets of Picture Puzzles and “Mixed Bag” questions, are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
and here’s the DECEMBER 2016 Logic & Maths Problems. Enjoy!
31 October, 2016
The NOVEMBER 2016 SKEPTICAL CROSSWORD PUZZLE is called Selling The Pharm, and is about the often dubious marketing of both alternative and over-the-counter medicines.
There’s a set of November 2016 Logic & Maths Problems
and new sets of Picture Puzzles and “Mixed Bag” questions, which are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
28 October, 2016
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12 October, 2016
Thursday November 24: Convention Trivia Night
The Clyde Hotel cnr Elgin & Cardigan Streets Carlton
Meal from 6pm, Trivia at 7.30 pm
$15 / head entry only (meal & drinks at pub prices)
Friday November 25: Skepticamp
University of Melbourne Old Arts Theatre
9.00 to 5.00
A Great line-up of speakers, and all free.
More details on the UMSS website, here.
Friday November 25: Meet & Greet for Convention ticket-holders.
Bridie O’Reilly’s 29 Sydney Rd, Brunswick
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