Help tie the knots

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From: Peppercorn's illusion

For the first part of his act, Peppercorn will escape from a fiendish array of knots! They must be expertly tied.

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 112

  • 77 - very chancy (41%)
  • 96 - chancy (51%)
  • 114 - modest (61%)
  • 133 - very modest (71%)
  • 152 - low-risk (81%)
  • 170 - straightforward (91%)
  • 187 - straightforward (100%)


A trusty knot

You come onstage and tie Peppercorn's hands behind his back. "Use a double lighterman's hitch, will you?" he whispers. […] Good job you're well-versed in these sorts of skills. Peppercorn frees his hands easily and the show goes on. […]

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A monkey's fist

You're onstage, tying Peppercorn's hands behind his back. […]your simple zailor's hitch turns into an impossibly tight monkey's paw… They have to cut Peppercorn free. The crowd start singing. "Half a knot and half a loop, Peppercorn's left reeling…"

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