Matthew Parker's Decoder #2012-9

Did you see this secret message in the September 2012 issue of Clubhouse?

Matthew Parker's Decoder September 2012

Well, get a ticket and learn what we should show each other.

How It Works:

To bust this code, only read the tickets that are in the same order as the colors of the rainbow. Start with red, then orange, then yellow, green and blue. Skip any ticket colors that are out of that order. Got it?


The original Ferris wheel was created by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. It had 36 cars on it, each holding up to 60 passengers—allowing it to hold 2,160 people at once! It took 20 minutes to complete two revolutions. Cost to ride was 50 cents and 38,000 people rode daily.

Look for another secret message next month!

Copyright © 2012 by Christopher Maselli. Used by permission. Illustration © Gary Locke.