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Did you get the answers right?

Many thanks to everyone who took part in our World Intelligence Day competition. The winner of the Carlton Books bundle will be announced in due course, but here are the answers to the puzzles: GIBE is to TAUNT as BADINAGE is to: A. Prank, B. Repartee, C. Pleasantry D.Witticism, E. Joke Answer: B Mr Smith went on vacation to America. He liked New York, but not Maine. He liked Colorado, but not Wisconsin. He liked Nevada, but not Chicago. He liked Dallas, but not Michigan. Did he like Idaho?...

Win a bundle of Mensa books!

Today is World Intelligence Day - and it's Mensa's 72nd birthday! To celebrate, we have joined our friends at Carlton Books to offer a bundle of Mensa puzzle books in a birthday competition. All you have to do is answer three puzzle questions, which will be revealed throughout the day, and email your answers to news@mensa.org.uk before midnight tonight (October 1). You can also enter through our Facebook and Twitter feeds - just search for @BritishMensa The first question is: GIBE is to TAUNT...

Crossing borders for photography competition

Could you cross national borders to be crowned Mensa’s International Photographer of the Year? The theme for the 2017 PhotoCup competition is Borders, so there is plenty of scope for professional and amateur photographers alike to let their imagination run wild. Photography is an area where Mensans from more than 50 countries with different languages, customs and traditions can converge with a single, visual language. Use your creativity, skills, and technical expertise to produce your entry in...

Speedy images snap up Mensa photo titles

The Race is on, by Nick Kitson, won the competition There was a race to the finish line in this year’s Mensa photography competition, with images of motorbikes in a rush filling the top two places. Nick Kitson, from Eastleigh in Hampshire, won the competition with The Race Is On, his picture of a speeding bike on a soggy racetrack. The theme of the competition was Urgency!, encapsulated perfectly in the top three images. Second place went to David Walker from Kilmacolm in Renfrewshire, with Mid...

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