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#26 2019-11-21 10:57:07

deadman88
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Re: Found the instruction but..

Finally. that made sense now. Like I said, the hints in the website are not helpful, but with the people here, it makes things slightly easier. Thank you

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#27 2019-11-22 05:46:58

jumbomumbo
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Re: Found the instruction but..

Still not able to get the answer...

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got letter 2 lines 123.. but cant get ahead

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#28 2019-11-22 12:44:02

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

Same problem

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#29 2019-11-22 14:47:50

doublecross
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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It can only be either Line 5123 or Lines 123 but not Lines 5123, was my point; in fact it is the former.  There is no clue that says it is six letters, but that is what the answer has.  It is an obscure word, it has to be said. You have to get out of the mindset that e.g. letter 2 line 1 only means one letter.

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#30 2019-11-22 19:41:13

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Re: Found the instruction but..

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So we're supposed to take 2 letters from lines 1, 2, and 3 to get a six letter code?

How the <redacted> do we know which two to pick...

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#31 2019-11-22 19:48:43

winterer
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Re: Found the instruction but..

Rolytic wrote:
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So we're supposed to take 2 letters from lines 1, 2, and 3 to get a six letter code?

How the <redacted> do we know which two to pick...

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not 2 letters, but letter 2...

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#32 2019-11-22 20:09:52

Rolytic
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Re: Found the instruction but..

winterer wrote:
Rolytic wrote:
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So we're supposed to take 2 letters from lines 1, 2, and 3 to get a six letter code?

How the <redacted> do we know which two to pick...

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not 2 letters, but letter 2...

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I was going off of
"There is no clue that says it is six letters, but that is what the answer has.  It is an obscure word, it has to be said. You have to get out of the mindset that e.g. letter 2 line 1 only means one letter."

So using lines 1, 2 and 3, we need to end up with 6 letters. Hmm

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#33 2019-11-22 20:11:17

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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so we take 2 sets of the same 3 letters, but from what lines, 1,2,3, starting from where?

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#34 2019-11-22 20:43:32

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Alex55 wrote:
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so we take 2 sets of the same 3 letters, but from what lines, 1,2,3, starting from where?

You should start

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with the clue "letter 2" and see whether you can extract the appropriate number of letters using clue "lines 1, 2, 3"

And you'll find a word

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that relates to Plato's philosophy

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#35 2019-11-23 11:58:04

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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according to the instructions we must take the letter 2 from lines 123 two times. So we must take two sets of the same letters, otherwise the instruction are wrong.

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#36 2019-11-23 12:10:58

winterer
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Alex55 wrote:
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according to the instructions we must take the letter 2 from lines 123 two times. So we must take two sets of the same letters, otherwise the instruction are wrong.

That's what I struggled with as well.

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I assume it's to make the instructions look more barcode-like.

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#37 2019-11-23 12:23:55

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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so, no same letters, then how we know what letter 2 to pick?.

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#38 2019-11-23 12:42:02

doublecross
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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you don't need to make a choice

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#39 2019-11-23 13:14:27

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

don't understand it

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#40 2019-11-23 13:59:18

doublecross
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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How many 'letter 2' do you have to choose from in line 123?

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#41 2019-11-23 15:50:08

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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line 1 second letter e, line 2 second letter o, line 3 second letter o???

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#42 2019-11-23 16:02:28

winterer
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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No, that's not the ticket... wink Also, you know how many you need, so take all you can get in lines 123.

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#43 2019-11-23 17:21:50

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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first line: making space..., letter a, second line: criminal..., letter r, line 3:includes..., letter n, right?

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#44 2019-11-23 17:28:00

winterer
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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You skipped a line. Also count the words in these lines!

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#45 2019-11-25 02:08:17

jumbomumbo
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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line 1 ... a , line 2 ... r and line 3 ... s.... how to go from there...

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#46 2019-11-27 15:48:15

Alex55
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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all the words in lines

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#47 2020-01-01 23:52:14

Cpostano
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Re: Found the instruction but..

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I am seeing Letter 2 Lines 123 twice, which is ARAARA. I entered that code and no good, any additional clues?

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#48 2020-01-02 03:24:30

Cpostano
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Re: Found the instruction but..

Okay figured it out  - major spoiler ahead if you dare...

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Look at the second letter of every word in the lines from the barcode clue.

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