Hey guys! I'm seeing a lot of new users! That's so great!

New users: even if an answer is already seen in the comments section, still write your answer. The answers not written by me still might not be right.

For newcomers who are seeing this blog post for the first time, please read the rules to get started!

ACHIEVEMENTS EARNED DURING THE LAST QUESTION:0

## The Question of the Day - 20 points

A painter takes two days to paint a room (all four walls and the ceiling). If he works at the same pace, how many days will it take him to paint a room that is twice as wide, twice as long, and twice as high? Calculators are permitted.

Lucky Prime Hint: "If you're paying attention, you'll realize almost immediately that what the writer is saying is ... ABSOLUTELY NOTHING."

## YESTERDAY'S Solution

The answer is 855. It is not necessary to find the particular sums involved here. The sum of all the units digits in any "decade" is 0 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 = 45. There are 9 of these decades among the two-digit numbers so that is 9*45=405 so far. The sum of all the tens digits is 10*1 + 10*2 + 10*3 + ... + 10*9 = 10 (1 + 2 + ... + 9) = 10*45=450. Putting the units digits and the tens digits together, we get a sum of 405 + 450 = 855.

Blueeighthnote got the challenge question correct.

And I forgot to make a Lucky Prime. Sorry! There is a lucky prime this time.

## Scoreboards

1. Blueeighthnote: 2650 points (2 achvmt pkgs)

2. TimBluesWin: 655 points (1 achvmt pkg)

3. Imamadmad: 645 points (1 achvmt pkg)

4. Julianthewiki: 365 points (1 achvmt pkg)

5. Wikia Contributor 69.235...: 230 points (1 achvmt pkg)

6. ZombieBird4000: 50 points (1 achvmt pkg)

7. Supermario3459: 45 points (1 achvmt pkg)

8. Wildoneshelper: 40 points (1 achvmt pkg)

9. Minipop56: 35 points

10. Emmaelise401: 30 points

10. CalzoneManiac: 30 points

12. Lefty7788: 20 points (Here are 10 points to get you started. Work your way from the slackers section to the top!

13. Googleaarex: 10 points

## Achievements

### Skills Badges!

Usually awarded for having skills to solving hard questions, etc.

1. Quick Thinker! (+10 points) - Awarded for posting an answer before I write "Please leave your answers here." FIRST FOUNDED BY BLUEEIGHTHNOTE

2. RARE: Leaderboards Expert! (+300 points) - Awarded for being 1st place on the leaderboards for 30+ days. FIRST FOUNDED BY BLUEEIGHTHNOTE

3. RARE: More than a Millenium! (+100 points) - Awarded for being first in the leaderboards and scoring more than 1000 points from the runner-up. FIRST FOUNDED BY BLUEEIGHTHNOTE

4. Questions in a question (+20 points)? Awarded for finding three ambiguities in a single question. EARNED BY IMAMADMAD

### Earth Badges

Most rare ones are found here.

RARE: Top Ten (+30 points) - Awarded for being the first top 10 people ONLY to participate on the question of the day! EARNED BY THE FIRST 10 PARTICIPATING PEOPLE

### Sun Badges

All epic ones are found here.

EPIC: Lucky Primer (+100 points): Congratulations! You have guessed the lucky prime correctly. Get the Lucky Prime two more times to earn the next achievement! FIRST FOUNDED BY JULIANTHEWIKI.

### Galaxy Badges

Mysterious badges from a far-out universe. Each one found here is worth 10000+ points and/or 5+ achievement packages.

### Uniqueness Badges

Unique things one can do in the answers section. ONLY ONE PERSON CAN EARN EACH BADGE.

1. Analyzer! (+10 points) - Awarded for drawing a diagram. FOUNDED BY IMAMADMAD

2. Inspiration! (+5 points) - A question was dedicated to you! FOUNDED BY BLUEEIGHTHNOTE

### Trustworthiness Badges

Awarded by how much I trust someone on this wiki. Please do not ask me about these badges.

1. Reliability (+100 points) - Trusted to write a question of a day. FIRST FOUNDED BY BLUEEIGHTHNOTE, AND IMAMADMAD

2. Scoreboard Tinkerer (+100 points) - Trusted to change the scoreboards. FIRST FOUNDED BY BLUEEIGHTHNOTE AND JULIANTHEWIKI

### Duration Badges

Yes! YOU KNOW IT! PARTICIPATION EVERY DAY!