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ERJ Brainteaser: May

Added: 17 May 2024

Each month, ERJ sets a weekly brainteaser, with questions of varying degrees of difficulty. Readers…

ERJ Brainteaser: April

Added: 28 Apr 2024

Several strong candidates but for his extra-sharp answering of Q1 it's big congratulations to Sudi …

ERJ Brainteaser: March

Added: 28 Mar 2024

For their answers to Q1 and Q3 respectively, it’s congratulations to Ian Brooker, HB Chemical and J…

ERJ Brainteaser: February

Added: 26 Feb 2024

The prestigious Brainiac of the Month title this time goes to everyone who answered Q2: David Mann,…

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ERJ Brainteaser: January 2024

Added: 26 Jan 2024

For his excellent answers to all four questions, especially problematic Q3, it's big congratulation…

ERJ Brainiac of the Year Awards

Added: 5 Jan 2024

Our judging panel used a points system for answers sent in during the year to decide the new title …

ERJ Brainteaser: December

Added: 22 Dec 2023

For consistently stylish and clever answering, its congratulations to Michele Girardi of Scame Mast…

ERJ Brainteaser: November

Added: 24 Nov 2023

We have a clear, stand-out winner this month, not least for answering Q4. Congratulations to David …

ERJ Brainteaser: October

Added: 27 Oct 2023

For the first time ever, the Brainiac of the Month title goes to the ERJ question-setter for stumpi…

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ERJ Brainteaser: September

Added: 21 Sep 2023

A difficult call, but especially for his Q1 'triangularity' calculation, its congratulations to Jos…

ERJ Brainteaser: August

Added: 1 Sep 2023

A close-run decision but our top award goes to Sudi Sudarshan of Bridgestone Americas, new holder o…

ERJ Brainteaser: July

Added: 28 Jul 2023

For some stand-out answering throughout July, it’s big congratulations to Stephan Paischer of Sempe…

ERJ Brainteaser: June

Added: 30 Jun 2023

Some great work all round but for so quickly unscrambling Q1, the top prize goes to John Bowen, our…

ERJ Brainteaser: May

Added: 26 May 2023

Some great answering during May, with Q4 as the tie-breaker. Well done, so, to Michele Girardi, Sca…

ERJ Brainteaser: April

Added: 28 Apr 2023

Amid all the number-crunching, spotting two obscure references to Eurovision decided this month's t…

ERJ Brainteaser: March

Added: 31 Mar 2023

From time-to-time, top award goes to an impressive newcomer tackling our toughest teasers. Very wel…

ERJ Brainteaser: February

Added: 24 Feb 2023

There was one stand-out answer, but given all the effort put in, our February Brainiac of the Month…

ERJ Brainteaser; January 2023

Added: 27 Jan 2023

We kick off 2023 with some great answering, not least to Q4. Well done, so, to David Mann of SPC Ru…

Brainiac of the Year Awards for 2022

Added: 6 Jan 2023

The new ERJ Brainiac of the Year Awards have been decided using a system through which points are a…

ERJ Brainteaser: December

Added: 23 Dec 2022

For their stand-out answers to Questions 1 & 3, congratulations to David MannJose Padron and Step…