# According to String Theory

In addition to being quite similar to my previous puzzle in construct, this puzzle has the dubious honor of being another hint for this hintless question.

1. Bm F# A E G D Em F#
(4) -----_----------

2. Am C(G) D(F#) F E
(15) ----_- -_-----_-----_--- *

3. A7 D A7 D G A G A G Bm
(4) ----_-_------_---

4. Am C D F Am C E7 Am C D F Am E Am
(15) -----_--_---_------_---

5. Am Dm(F#) Em G Am F Em G Am D G C Am Bm D
(7) -----_------

6. G D Em F C D G D Em F C D F C D
(8) ----_----

7. G F# Bm C D G F# C D G F# F D G Am Bm C G Am Bm C A7 G# G
(7) ----_-----

ANSWER: ----__---

As was terribly important in the last one:
*Punctuation is indicated, but doesn t count.

Hints for unsolved, #2 and #5:

#2-LZ #5-RH

• Unfortunately, the xkcd String Theory has too short a title. – noedne May 31 '18 at 3:05
• I'm really sad I don't have my guitar nearby. This seems like a fun puzzle. – Ian MacDonald Jun 1 '18 at 13:04
• @IanMacDonald Here ya go! – Chowzen Jun 1 '18 at 16:22
• Yeah, my phone also has a guitar on it... but it's not the same! :( – Ian MacDonald Jun 1 '18 at 16:42

1.

Hotel_California by The Eagles, letter 4 = e

2.

Babe I'm gonna live you by Led Zeppelin, letter 15 = v

3.

Give_a_little_bit by Supertramp, letter 4 = e

4.

House_of_the_rising_sun by The Animals, letter 15 = n

5.

6.

Free_bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd, letter 8 = d

7.

Sexy_sadie by The Beatles, letter 7 = d

even__odd

Special thanks to @IanMcDonald and @ManyPinkHats for solving the remaining two songs.

• I thought that #7 would be the hard one. All answers correct so far! – Chowzen May 31 '18 at 6:38
• @Chowzen I'm stuck on the last two. Any chance on getting a hint? – rhsquared May 31 '18 at 7:19
• i feel the need to wait a while, give the rest of the world a crack at it, ya know? – Chowzen May 31 '18 at 10:58
• Given the hints, #2 is ROT13(onor v'z tbaan yrnir lbh) and #5 is ROT13(xnezn cbyvpr) – ManyPinkHats Jun 1 '18 at 12:38
• That's it! Acceptance forthcoming... – Chowzen Jun 1 '18 at 16:23