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#1 2019-11-21 19:03:03

winterer
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Registered: 2019-11-18
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Stuck again

I identified the sources, but however I look at them, I can't find a set of letters that would form a word. What am I missing?

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I tried counting forwards as well as backwards (for three of the letters), in various ways, but nothing yielded a set of six letters that would either be a word or could be permuted to give one... Do the hexagon shapes signify anything, like first letter == last letter?

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#2 2019-11-23 08:00:29

winterer
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Re: Stuck again

Non-progress report:

Using different interpretations of the clues, I came up with different letter combinations, some of which could even be turned into a word.
None worked, so there's still something missing.

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#3 2019-11-26 12:51:13

Becky_P
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Registered: 2019-11-26
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Re: Stuck again

I am stuck as well sad

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#4 2019-11-26 13:52:49

winterer
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Re: Stuck again

Still stuck as well.

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Could it be that the "other" vertical is important (too)? But how?? Could it encode a mode?

Last edited by winterer (2019-11-26 14:22:36)

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#5 2019-11-26 20:22:55

Rolytic
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Registered: 2019-11-18
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Re: Stuck again

Super stuck

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I have the other 6 pages where it shows up. And I can tell that half of the cameras on the left page are upside down.

But I don't know how to associate camera with a letter. Or even how the pages line up with the cameras

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#6 2019-11-26 20:27:30

winterer
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Re: Stuck again

Rolytic wrote:

Super stuck

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I have the other 6 pages where it shows up. And I can tell that half of the cameras on the left page are upside down.

But I don't know how to associate camera with a letter. Or even how the pages line up with the cameras

Welcome to the club.

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I assume we have to re-use the code words from those pages. Would match the letter associated with the first camera. But beyond that, I haven't made any progress, so take with a grain of salt.

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#7 2019-12-01 11:00:33

winterer
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Registered: 2019-11-18
Posts: 110

Re: Stuck again

Any ideas?

Anybody?

Bueller?

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#8 2019-12-01 16:47:46

doublecross
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Registered: 2019-11-18
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Re: Stuck again

This one may be the hardest.

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Did you notice the little A?

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#9 2019-12-01 17:14:02

winterer
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Registered: 2019-11-18
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Re: Stuck again

doublecross wrote:

This one may be the hardest.

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Did you notice the little A?

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Yes, I assumed that camera 1 was looking at position 6, where I find an A if I re-use the codes in their order of appearance. Continuing that scheme didn't give me a valid word, though.

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#10 2019-12-04 18:27:14

winterer
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Re: Stuck again

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And there's that "building with aerial on top" in code 16, where the same font is used as the "A" in code 45, but I couldn't make any sense of it re-using the codes from the pages with the eye symbol, so I guess it's just a red herring...

I.e., still stuck.

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#11 2019-12-04 20:43:01

winterer
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Re: Stuck again

winterer wrote:
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And there's that "building with aerial on top" in code 16, where the same font is used as the "A" in code 45, but I couldn't make any sense of it re-using the codes from the pages with the eye symbol, so I guess it's just a red herring...

I.e., still stuck.

OK, finally cracked it - too many red herrings...

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