A co-worker of mine often asks me for “sophisticated, wild-assed” guesses on work-related matters, and the results he receives are always more wild-assed than sophisticated…
A while back The Experimental Ghost presented a contest in his blog post Shall We Play A Game, challenging his readers to guess his name, which had been shrouded in mystery along with his visage, which remains shrouded in his helmet. As an incentive for the correct guess, Ghost offered a mighty fine, motorcycle-themed bounty from his pal Dan at Daily Bikers.
Reluctant to participate (as I revere the liberating ways of pseudonyms, alter egos, and third person protagonists), I was content to simply observe the goings-on. Well, for a while I was content. Ultimately, I relented–tossing my hat into the ring, analyzing the clues I found…
As with my workplace guesses, my guess of “Adam” was far more wild-assed than sophisticated, for I altogether missed The Ghost’s most informative clue, hidden in the link for the one and only photograph in the post. (D’oh!)
Thanks again, Adam, for the bit of fun that your contest generated for observers and participants alike. And thank you, Daily Bikers, for the delightful, motorcycle-themed goodies: They’ll be enjoyed by me and by the other bike-lovers in my life.
Oh, and as for the Australian Motorcyclist magazine that you sneaked into the parcel: There’s nothing like such glossy publications to feed one’s dreams of riding exotic locations, so thank you, Adam… Yeah, thanks a lot. 😉