The Great Wikipedia Six Degrees of Separation Game

The object of the game is to get from one page of Wikipedia to another, using no more than six intervening links.
You may leave Wikipedia, but obviously no URL in between may be a search engine's.

The winner will be the one who does it with the lowest number of in-between links.
In case of a tie, not leaving Wikipedia will count as a bonus, and in case there's still a tie, the fastest answer will win.

Here's an invalid example (because it uses seven and not six levels of separation):

To get from Jay Leno to the Roman Republic, you may follow the following trail:

  1. Jay Leno
  2. The Sunday Times
  3. socialism
  4. political theory
  5. Republic
  6. Res publica
  7. Roman Republic

See also Saar's four (!) steps solution in the Comments below.

Please give your solution in the comments below (don't forget to mention which puzzle you are solving).

Enjoy!


2010.11.22

How to get from Colophon to Semper fidelis ?

End of contest: 2010.12.02 at 00:00 UTC

2010.11.19

How to get from Email to the Battle of Stalingrad ?

End of contest: 2010.12.01 at 00:00 UTC

2010.11.18

  1. How to get from Khandahar to Quetzalcoatl ?
  2. How to get from Ginseng to Scipio Aemilianus ?

End of contest: 2010.12.03 at 00:00 UTC

2010.11.17

How to get from zygote to Aardvark ?

End of contest: 2010.12.02 at 00:00 UTC

2010.11.16

How to get from snowboarding to predestination ?

End of contest: 2010.12.01 at 00:00 UTC

2010.11.15

How to get from Jerusalem to Gulliver's Travels ?

End of contest: 2010.11.30 at 00:00 UTC

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Comments 12 comments

Saar 6 years ago

Jay Leno

Dynasty

Roman Empire

Roman Republic

p.s. Mauahahaha


Saar 6 years ago

gulliver's travels

freemasons

knights templar (masonic bodies)

history of the knights templar

baldwin king of jerusalem ( burial)

jerusalem


saar 6 years ago

jerusalem

english

ireland

jonathan swift

gulliver's travels


saar 6 years ago

snowboarding

free-ride

canada

lutherans

predestination


Yuval 6 years ago

gulliver's travels

Fumi-e (link "trampling upon the crucifix")

jesus

Jerusalem


Yuval 6 years ago

snowboarding

germany

lutheranism

predestination


ronbarak 6 years ago from Haifa, Israel Author

Yuval and Saar: please note that the riddle was:

"How to get from Jerusalem to Gulliver's Travels ?"

and not the other way around.


Saar 6 years ago

erm i guess challenges need to be more carefully selected to be able to avoid the common-denominator links like countries and such


ronbarak 6 years ago from Haifa, Israel Author

Saar,

point taken.

However, even with common-denominators, the solutions (those in the right direction ;-) aren't too short (4-5 steps) so the problem is not that bad.

BTW, all solutions above are different than those I envisioned, so - in a way - it gives the riddles more "flavour".


Yuval 6 years ago

Jerusalem -> Roman Republic -> Hannibal -> Gulliver's Travels.


YuvalYel 6 years ago

Zygote -> Mammal(ian) -> Aardvark


geve 3 years ago

Jay Leno, Italy, Roman Republic

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