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#1 2020-01-04 06:18:57

deanashuff
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Registered: 2020-01-04
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Noticeboard Clues?

I'm wondering about the small scrap of paper with letters

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=V (voltage, related to "Potential Difference"?)
I R (current and resistance)
I^2R (power)
It seems like there should be a way to get a hidden code from that, but I can't figure it out. Is there more that was torn off the bottom?

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#2 2020-01-12 02:59:40

deanashuff
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Re: Noticeboard Clues?

Also, is it just a coincidence that...

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There are 19 letters in NYCTALOPIA INSTITUTE, as well as Potential Difference, and the binary on the code 37 page that also references NYCTALOPIA?

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#3 2020-01-23 01:07:00

deanashuff
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Re: Noticeboard Clues?

Regarding the scrap with letters:

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The shape and tear matches the scrap with code 31, which is the same but larger. FYI, code 31 has some binary: 1001010110110101010 and 0101001011010101101.

Along those same lines...

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The bottom coffee ring stain with code 40 matches the bottom one with code 56

and...

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The random characters and horizontal bar on the cover are reminiscent of the same theme with code 1. But that could easily be just artistic design.

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