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  1. BugsPray

    BugsPray Legions Developer

    Well done, Legionnaires. Your final lesson has arrived.

    Lesson Three

    01110000 01100111 # 100000010

    x is A thead skam mounted in an tampertan laywhal sends its wen tentan into a taste of anorapia

    x = 03 135 152 117 ___


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    You're getting close. Put it all together.

    y = x + 1

    To know why you must ask.



    Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
    -Albert Einstein
     
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  2. 3lionz

    3lionz Legions Developer

  3. Arch

    Arch Legions Developer

    This must be torture.
     
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  4. Piggeh

    Piggeh Puzzlemaster

    Nice little anagram going on there.
    x is "A death mask mounted in an apartment hallway sends its new tenant into a state of paranoia"

    That's a quote from the movie Hex. Looks like we know how to decipher part of this.
     
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  5. mausgang

    mausgang Puzzlemaster

    x is in hexadecimal, then?

    edit: if the binary strings are converted to hexadecimal, they are 70, 67, and 102. If they are converted to letters, then the first two are P and G, there is no letter for the third string. That's all I've got right now.
     
  6. mausgang

    mausgang Puzzlemaster

    The number sequence fits a cubic regression equation perfectly (R^2 = 1) Following that, the fifth number is 93
     
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  7. Piggeh

    Piggeh Puzzlemaster

    "y = x + 1

    To know why you must ask."
    "To know why" and "y= x+1"​
    Perhaps this is a play on words?​
     
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  9. Piggeh

    Piggeh Puzzlemaster

    Just a thought - pg is a Unix command to retrieve text files and the # sign is used in Unix. Though I don't really know much about Unix to speak definitively about it.

    pg # probably means page number. The question is, page number from what book?
     
  10. Annihilate

    Annihilate Member

    Aww hell no.
    Wake me up when its over
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  12. Dreamer

    Dreamer New Member

    "To know why you must ask."

    Okay. What is y? There...I asked.
     
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  13. Pure

    Pure Member

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Volt Cruelerz

    Volt Cruelerz Legions Developer

    When Bugs tested this one on the rest of us on saturday, trust me, I asked that many many times.
     
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  15. mausgang

    mausgang Puzzlemaster

    I think the community has lost some stamina on this whole puzzle thingy. I think the picture of the guy is important. Otherwise it wouldn't be included. He looks like if Alexander Graham Bell and Sigmund Freud had a lovechild.
     
  16. Dreamer

    Dreamer New Member

    The main difficulty is understanding how the pieces really fit together. It feels like we're trying to force pieces from different puzzles.
     
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  17. JedrekPl

    JedrekPl Member

    guys I dunno wtf is with number?
     
  18. Jordahan

    Jordahan World Leader of The 21st Century

    I one day wish to have such a nobel beard.

    Good luck all!
     
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  19. xlr8434

    xlr8434 Member

    with some help from my friend tony the brains i think you guys may want to look at this
    Tony
    Let's see here....
    The first one:
    in binary, pg#258

    The second one:
    ...
    x is A death mask mounted in an apartment hallway sends its new tenant into a state of paranoia
    From research, it's from the movie Hex which came out in 2009. Could possibly be a clue to the

    next one, saying that it's hexadecimal? x=hex
    However, the misspelled words go in sets of two... 2, 3, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 17 except for 15

    and 17...

    Third one:
    x = 03 135 152 117 ___ (other people suggested 93)
    x= hex so x = QR or x = QRy
    Could be a .qry file? (QUERY)
    In SQL, a query is the name of its commands, which it uses on the database. It perfroms an

    operation dealing with data... Such as selecting, changing, or creating new objects in the

    database.
    If we fill in the numbers of the words from the quote, we get this:
    Death into in state A paranoia... or Death into in state sends apartment
    Maybe A XAMask XMaskIs XXIn
    Maybe A new mask into is x state
    Maybe a new mask into is sends in
    Maybe A x a mask a mask is x x in

    Maybe it's decimal into hex. So that means x is going to be hex, so you're supposed to convert

    it to hex.
    03 87 98 75

    Fourth one:
    I'd know that guy from anywhere, that's Ivan Pavlov, a Russian physiologist... Known for his

    discovery of the "Conditioned Reflex," which is a learned reflex, as opposed to an instinctive

    one. He discovered that you could train mammals to respond in a certain way to a particular

    stimulus... For example, he did an experiment that before he would feed the dogs, he would

    ring a bell. Therefore, the dogs linked the bell with food and would begin to salivate. He

    won the Nobel prize in 1904, but not for reflexes; for his studies in figuring out how the

    digestive system worked.
    Ivan Petrovich Pavlov

    Fifth one:
    Hmmm... Not quite sure...
    pg#258QRyPavlov
    pg#258 query Pavlov... Maybe there's a database somewhere where you go to 258 and change it to
    Pavlov?
    On the 258th line in the Wikipedia source for Pavlov it leads to the Copley Medal, which he won

    in 1915 "On the ground of his investigations in the physiology of digestion and of the higher

    centres of the nervous system"

    Sixth one:
    y=x+1 is a graph... but we could fill in the x (although I don't think that's right...)
    y=hex+1 y=QRy+1

    Seventh one:
    To know y you must ask. What is y? Y is x + 1. What is x? x is hex, x = 03 135 152 117 or x = 03 87 98 75
    See More


    • Tony-Maybe the numbers make the number of the book?

    • Tony- I'm thinking Dewey Decimal system...

    • Tony-‎003 Systems, 135 Dreams and mysteries, 152 Perception, movement, emotions, and drives, 117 Structure...
      003 Systems, 087 Collections in Slavic languages, 098 Prohibited works, forgeries & hoaxes, 075 Newspapers in Italy & adjacent islands
    credit goes to my good friend tonyXD will anybody tell me if this is right or wrong?!?!
     
  20. Voltage

    Voltage Puzzlemaster

    I don't know if it's right or wrong, but wow!
     
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