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#1 2019-11-26 19:54:25

Rolytic
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Registered: 2019-11-18
Posts: 23

Extra symbols?

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How do you deal with the symbols that aren't included in the puzzle on page 8? Or the ones that are longer than viable strings of symbols?

Ex:
Black circle (as seen in top row, second box)
Square-black circle-X-square (top row, first 4 boxes)

I've tried going forwards, backwards, vertically, but I'm not sure how to find, let alone "project" the letters.

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#2 2019-11-27 11:08:15

Becky_P
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Registered: 2019-11-26
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Re: Extra symbols?

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I haven't solved this but I have found "the plan". As in 8 hollow circles (O) are the start of the word, while solid circles are the end..

The letters start with a "O" and then move in any straight line to the solid circle.

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#3 2019-12-10 20:37:00

Stavr0s
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Registered: 2019-11-18
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Re: Extra symbols?

Edited because I unknowingly posted the solution.

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you found 'the plan'. Now follow (each letter) of it.

Last edited by Stavr0s (2019-12-10 20:40:55)

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#4 2019-12-10 21:47:15

Wabanaba nubnub
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Registered: 2019-11-19
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Re: Extra symbols?

I still don't get it man...

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does It have anything to do with the QR code again?

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#5 2019-12-16 17:53:52

Rolytic
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Registered: 2019-11-18
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Re: Extra symbols?

Stavr0s wrote:

Edited because I unknowingly posted the solution.

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you found 'the plan'. Now follow (each letter) of it.

Still stuck.

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#6 2019-12-17 09:07:33

winterer
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Registered: 2019-11-18
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Re: Extra symbols?

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Follow the letters = follow their strings of symbols (and continue following them).

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#7 2020-02-15 15:46:54

racketaddict
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Registered: 2019-12-08
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Re: Extra symbols?

winterer wrote:
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Follow the letters = follow their strings of symbols (and continue following them).

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Yes I can do this, for example the T symbols lead to an X in a circle, which is the letter S. The problem I have is that I dont have anything following on from my E or L so I get SS_N_WW which doesnt look like a word to me

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#8 2020-03-24 20:20:18

Cpostano
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Registered: 2019-12-31
Posts: 25

Re: Extra symbols?

Ok so kind of stuck here

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I have found letters B A T L L E L W and there appears to be a code string made up of symbols in the third column starting on row 6 and reading up vertically as white circle, black square, black half ellipse, circle with X and black circle that I cannot match to any letters on page 8.

Please let me know whether I am on the right track - thanks!

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#9 2020-04-16 04:45:38

siangbilly
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Registered: 2019-12-27
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Re: Extra symbols?

This is my final code left unsolved!

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I have tried converting the letters 'THE PLAN' into symbols and try following through the symbols on the grid, but it's not yielding any recognizable patterns. Which white circle 'O' should I start from?

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#10 2020-07-29 22:24:42

CaseyH77
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Registered: 2020-07-29
Posts: 3

Re: Extra symbols?

siangbilly wrote:

This is my final code left unsolved!

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I have tried converting the letters 'THE PLAN' into symbols and try following through the symbols on the grid, but it's not yielding any recognizable patterns. Which white circle 'O' should I start from?

I don't know if you're still looking for help on this one, but:

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you need to think (follow) outside the box (grid).

Hope that helps!

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