Countdown to Pre-orders

Hey all! Unfortunately I was out sick yesterday (no joke!) and therefore your answer to the weekend puzzle had to be delayed until today. From the looks of it no one has reached the correct answer! *Gasp*! It appears that with less direction, these puzzles are more likely to stump you…hehe….now I know how to do it…

Brain-vexing aside, I really need to release the answer, because it will be given away soon, anyway. For those of you who would like to keep at, go ahead, I will put it all in spoiler code below for those who’d like to know.

To solve it, first take out the red letters in the poem.
Once you have those, [identify their value in the alphabet. Ex: A = 1, B = 2 and so on].
According to the directions provided, [add all these values together]. You should get this total: [45].
Now divide [this value by the number of words in this poem]. The math problem is this: [45 Γ· 5] = [9].

What this answer really means: [The official trailer will be release on April 9th, Tuesday. The same day we launch pre-orders.]

Woot! I’ve had my calendar marked for that day for a long time….(and today we are working on it)!

~Psych! We uploaded a different video today. Check it out! Can you tell we had a little fun?~


Head’s up! New poll to your right!
~Little Jackalope~
These were the lyrics to this video, mwahaha!

25 responses to “Countdown to Pre-orders”

  1. Rachel Stevens says:

    I just wanted to tell you how beautiful you looked in the new video LJ! I love your outfits and I love your hair when it’s down πŸ™‚ Don’t ever change.

  2. Aw, I was close on the weekend puzzle. I divided by 9, the number of red letters, instead of 5, the number of words in the poem. Tricky, LJ! (^.^) I had my hopes up that it would be tomorrow, but preorders day is good too.
    I LO♥E the video! I have listened to Call Me Nancy, Second Chance Me so many times, now I have a new song to enjoy too! How do you come up with this stuff, it’s awesome!!
    Can’t wait to see the trailer next Tuesday, and to preorder GTH, too!

  3. Breanna(; says:

    Wow thats just seven days away(: I can’t wait i’m definitely going to pre order this game!!!

  4. Anonymous says:

    πŸ™‚ I hope you are feeling better LJ! πŸ™‚

  5. Hannah says:

    THAT WAS AWESOME! Wa-hooo!! That was so fun! The snippets from games were the funnest part!

    I really liked your dark blue dress, it looked like the outfit from the original Nancy Drew books. Vintage style.

  6. I knew somehow that the trailer would be realeased around the preorders. But didn’t know that it would be excatly on that day. Yay! And that’s what you were up to with the hidden messages! Sneaky LJ, you got us real good. Really cute movie though. I LOVE that girls voice! She has some good talent there. Do you think you can do an Amateur Sleuth interview video blog with her? She seems amazing! xx

  7. ND's #1 fan says:

    *very long scream that is so loud China can hear it!!!* OH MY GOSH I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO EXITED!!!! That’s only ONE WEEK AWAY!!!!!!!!!! You sure had us stumped, LJ! (at least, you had me stumped) (^_^) Awesome vid, too! Now that’s all I’ll be singing for a whole week! Let me rephrase that one line… “I’m coming for ya, April 9th!” lol
    -Nancy Drew’s #1 fan

  8. Anonymous says:

    this song should be avalable on itunes OwO

  9. Anonymous says:

    LJ, i love love LOVE that dress that your wearing in the vid!!!! where did you get it???? i HAVE to know!!!

  10. Theresa says:

    Oh my gosh, thanks for the birthday shout-out Little Jackalope! πŸ˜€

    Also, I love the the music video! haha πŸ™‚

  11. Anonymous says:

    I’m extremely proud of myself πŸ™‚ in one of your posts you said …18 days… In hidden text and I thought maybe that’s when the trailer would be released so I counted 18 days and came out with April 9!

  12. Emma says:

    Hey, Little Jackalope! I was just wondering, how and when did you get your job at Her? You used to be Mysty on the boards, right? I remember seeing you there way back in the day.

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  14. Anonymous says:

    Wow LJ! you look great in that dress! I love your hair like that!And that song is really cool!!! Could you give me the chords and strum pattern so I could learn how to play it? I love singing and playing guitar, but with a Nancy Drew song played on guitar? That’s like 2 for 1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    And the lady who did the song did really good!!! did she write it?
    Love the video!!!


  15. Anonymous says:

    WOW!!!!! AWESOME VIDEO!!! I have that song stuck in my head now!!! πŸ™‚


  16. Anonymous says:

    You guys are always making me smile. I love your outfits litte J:so cute. The song reminds me of the one you did with Phoenix which I listen to too many times to count. Who wrote this new one?
    Wish I could hang with you for a day!

    From me,

  17. Anonymous says:

    LJ, just curious, what program do u guys @ HeR use 4 graphic design?

  18. ND's #1 fan says:

    OMG LJ i was just curious what would come up so on i typed in Little Jackalope and whadda know?
    AMATEUR SLEUTH BLOG CAME UP!!!!!!!!!!! or, at least the link did. Just had 2 share that with you.
    (^_~) -Nancy Drew’s #1 fan

  19. Anonymous says:

    Hey Little J!! Would ya mind giving a Happy Birthday shout out to Candra today? Thanks!

  20. Anonymous says:

    I just found out you guys had tumblr!!! I love ur page!!! Keep up the gifs!!!

  21. ND's #1 fan says:

    Okay.. so i’m playing VEN for the 1st time and you know that book you find in MHM in Abby’s room called ‘The Zodiac and you’? In the kiosk where you get the books and stuff that book is in there! Same book!
    Sorry. just had to vent my excitement to you guys. (^_^)
    -Nancy Drew’s #1 fan

  22. @Rachel Stevens – Thanks Rachel! XD

    @Norwegian Dancer – Creative Writing and lots of practice is how we make awesome stuff like this. (~.^)

    @Hannah – I love that Nancy Drew vintage-style look! (And thanks!)

    @Anonymous – I got the dress at a Marshalls!

    @Emma – I am still Mysty on the boards, yes, but I don’t post as much since I’m an Admin and the red words kinda look intimidating… (o.O) And by the way, I started out as a fan, went to school, then got an internship, then was hired. πŸ™‚

    @Junebug – I’m not sure what the strum chords were…I’ll have to ask the Tech Girl…

    @ND’s #1 fan – You should try typing my name into Google Images and see what turns up! (Lots of Blog images)

    @ Anonymous – All of our social media sites are linked to the top right of this blog, in case you’d like to check them all out. πŸ˜‰

    @ND’s #1 fan – Yep, we hide repeat items in several games!

  23. Anonymous says:

    sorry if I’m ‘getting in your hair’ Little Jackalope, but the next time you see Tech Girl, could you ask her what the stum pattern and chords were for the guitar song? thanks!!! I just reeeeaaaaallllllyyyyyyyy want to learn how to play it!


  24. Isis4Ever says:

    I love the song! πŸ™‚ What a clever idea.

  25. Anonymous says:

    Oh, cool LJ! In the backround I saw The old Nancy drew book series and the Nancy figure from the cover of the second book in the old series! (LJ, if you check it you’ll find out that I’m right.) It’s titled: THE HIDDEN STAIRCASE.
    -write’cha later

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