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#1 2019-12-05 13:51:55

Alex55
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duplicitous characters

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I've found 19 double letters but no word that fits as the note says.

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#2 2019-12-11 16:53:57

Alex55
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Re: duplicitous characters

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according to note, I have r epell and trot. What I missing? ...

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#3 2019-12-13 15:44:07

Alex55
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Re: duplicitous characters

Any help?

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#4 2019-12-15 02:18:08

summer
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Re: duplicitous characters

you're nearly there - but you missed a line out

and then you need two words

Last edited by summer (2019-12-15 02:18:57)

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#5 2019-12-15 10:10:14

Alex55
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Re: duplicitous characters

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.I know that has e&n, but I can't make 2 words that fits..

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#6 2019-12-17 00:25:32

summer
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Re: duplicitous characters

Clue:

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they mean "disgusting rubbish"

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#7 2019-12-17 08:25:24

Alex55
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Re: duplicitous characters

thanks a lot...

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#8 2020-08-20 12:49:46

AcidBurn39
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Re: duplicitous characters

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How to find double characters??

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#9 2020-09-08 13:54:57

tablar
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Re: duplicitous characters

I have also gotten the letters that Alex wrote earlier but can't see how to get to the final answer. Is the line about dialling the hotline important? Does the text itself have any meaning, there are some parts about numbers...

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#10 2020-09-11 07:17:01

AcidBurn39
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Re: duplicitous characters

SOLVED

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Translate “disgusting rubbish” the best way you can smile
I used this hint and tried to translate it the best way I could smile

Last edited by AcidBurn39 (2020-09-13 14:59:46)

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#11 2020-09-11 14:12:11

tablar
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Re: duplicitous characters

I finally solved it. I've had the letters a long time but they didn't seem to make up any readable words so I've tried multiple other ways to count letters or transpose characters without success. I feel like this one could have been better designed or had more hints of some kind.

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#12 2020-09-13 15:02:35

AcidBurn39
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Re: duplicitous characters

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One letter too much smile

Alex55 wrote:
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according to note, I have r epell and trot. What I missing? ...

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#13 2020-09-13 17:35:50

mcwuzzy
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Re: duplicitous characters

AcidBurn39 wrote:
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One letter too much smile

Alex55 wrote:
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according to note, I have r epell and trot. What I missing? ...

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When you have found all the duplicitous (duplicates or doubles) characters in the text number them in order from 1 to 19

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Use the numbers on the business card to extract the code

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Two words, nine and three letters

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#14 2020-09-14 06:36:05

AcidBurn39
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Re: duplicitous characters

Awesome solution tips

mcwuzzy wrote:
AcidBurn39 wrote:
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One letter too much smile

Alex55 wrote:
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according to note, I have r epell and trot. What I missing? ...

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When you have found all the duplicitous (duplicates or doubles) characters in the text number them in order from 1 to 19

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Use the numbers on the business card to extract the code

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Two words, nine and three letters

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