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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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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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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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Re: Stuck again

Any ideas?

Anybody?

Bueller?

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

doublecross
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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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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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#12 2019-12-16 17:51:22

kite
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Registered: 2019-11-29
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Re: Stuck again

Happy to see a thread for this one, and it looks like everything we tried has been covered... but there's no hint as to what actually worked in the end! Help? We've read all the official hints, and the only one that we weren't sure we understood was the one about

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the code repeating. What repeats? Is that just telling us to use the codes, i.e. answers, from each puzzle featuring the logo? We were already doing that.

(also, does anyone find the hints super frustrating sometimes? I'm glad they don't give things away 100%, but they tend to repeat the obvious and skip the connections, which are generally where we need help.)

Other things we've tried:

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We're looking at all six previous answers, and trying to apply the order the cameras are looking to do something with them. The puzzle seems to be trying to tell us that the first camera = A, which seems to be hinting at an "nth letter" solution, but as noted above, doing that to each relevant code doesn't yield an answer, not when sorted in puzzle order or in camera order. We've also tried looking at aspects of the puzzle pages other than their codes/answers, but that's also gotten us nowhere. 

Thanks!

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#13 2019-12-17 00:21:45

summer
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Registered: 2019-12-15
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Re: Stuck again

YMMV of course but the thing I see is that the puzzles are only about working out what to do so if the hint gave the real connection it would be really just giving you the solution; but that the hints seem to stop before you get to anything that reveals the solution. But then I haven't read all the hints so I could be wrong.

Anyway on this puzzle I found one way and then another way to solve it:

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The first eye/camera is code 27, and A=27. What is special about A being exactly 27?

Also "the code repeats". What is the most basic number to letter code? What if it repeated?

Last edited by summer (2019-12-17 00:23:23)

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#14 2019-12-17 01:33:10

kite
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Registered: 2019-11-29
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Re: Stuck again

Thank you! The first sentence did it.

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The one aspect of the logo's previous appearances that I hadn't been looking at was puzzle number.

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#15 2020-09-11 06:59:34

AcidBurn39
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Re: Stuck again

SOLVED

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Find the pages with the eye simbol
Write the page numbers down
A=27, B=28
You get 6 scambled letters
Use the anagram solver
You'll get a word that will solve your "riddle" smile

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