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Wyco

the boxes on the top.. seems like have been mirrored.. the top left and top right..

good point. also the top mid one.

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nisse_bisse

I think these different puzzles will get the same key...

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Trevahaha

Yeah, I'm sure.

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What is that packet sniffer that is open source and the name starts with an "e"? This has been killing me trying to find it. It's a good sniffer :p

Maybe I'm wrong about the "e" thing. Or the open-source thing. But it definitely does not run the native Windows GUI. Uses an "overlay" (much like Java, GTK, etc)

I think you're refering to Ethereal

http://www.ethereal.com/

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emale_tart

right after studying the animation there - there are 10 letters that do not appear in the next picture

ZENPH

and

CJMRO

(not in any special order)

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Adis

I think the puzzle has just now been made solvable and when we solve this one the third one will also change.

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maygaess
I think these different puzzles will get the same key...

if they give the same answer.. then shouldnt we analyze the letter that are fixed and forget the changing ones ?[

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ymgve

Even though it had two errors, I managed to solve the Picross puzzle. When you follow the "path" from the right border to the top one, you get this quote:

"it was cearly over his head the monk who screwed up the transliteration samt ar-ras"

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Wyco

if they give the same answer.. then shouldnt we analyze the letter that are fixed and forget the changing ones ?[

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emale_tart

Even though it had two errors, I managed to solve the Picross puzzle. When you follow the "path" from the right border to the top one, you get this quote:

"it was cearly over his head the monk who screwed up the transliteration samt ar-ras"

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It Was Clearly Over His Head The Monk Who Screwed Up The Tranliterationsamt? AR-RAS

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Novaoblivion

^ Thats an interesting quote lol. I have been following along with this thread (read all 23 pages) good work guys I would never have figured any of this out lol.

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S.F.

{you changing stuff image here}

Here is the letter changes graph.

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DaveLegg

Even though it had two errors, I managed to solve the Picross puzzle. When you follow the "path" from the right border to the top one, you get this quote:

"it was cearly over his head the monk who screwed up the transliteration samt ar-ras"

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I got that too, I just spend a while scanning it in from the paper I did it on and discussing it with rob, so you beat me to posting :p confirms its the right answer though :D

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Rob

Wow, good work ymgve!! Now to see if we can turn that into a code somehow!

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AnTimOnY

samt ar-ras thats from arabian which translates to (literally) "way or path over the head". however, it was originally translated as sanit arr-as by some dude. i think we need the name of this guy. (i guess he was a monk)

edited for spelling

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episode

The most famous mistake of a monk was that one made an error in translating the name of "god" from Hebrew. He translated the Hebrew into Jehovah, when the closest would have been YHWH (Yahweh)

I don't know if this is whats being referred to, though.

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S.F.

Even though it had two errors, I managed to solve the Picross puzzle. When you follow the "path" from the right border to the top one, you get this quote:

"it was cearly over his head the monk who screwed up the transliteration samt ar-ras"

picrosssolveddh2.th.png

From wiki:

Transliteration is the practice of transcribing a word or text written in one writing system into another writing system. It is also the system of rules for that practice.

Technically, from a linguistic point of view, it is a mapping from one system of writing into another. Transliteration attempts to be lossless, so that an informed reader should be able to reconstruct the original spelling of unknown transliterated words.

Look for stuff that sounds like "samt ar-ras". I stumbled upon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arras

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ymgve

It is also possible the quote is supposed to be "it was clearly over his head the monk who screwed up the transliterations amt ar-ras" - so the last part is "amt ar-ras" without the first S.

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emale_tart

ffs i knew it - "Fewer than a thousand people have ever been there to see the ultimate vista. The grand prize winner will be one of them."

Ultimate Vista... *sighs*

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Knaibesu

Has anyone placed any time in figuring out the numbers at the bottom? I tried ordering them and got an interesting result. I'm sure it's somehow related.

215936162 turns into 112235669

142966259 turns into 122456699

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maygaess

i think the whole thing has to do with windows vista.. as of the directory "zenith" message

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Adis

Oh my god and I thought it would be like the uncovering of the secrets of the universe or something.

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Novaoblivion

i think the whole thing has to do with windows vista.. as of the directory "zenith" message

Yeah looks like it to me too.

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spex04

Oh my god and I thought it would be like the uncovering of the secrets of the universe or something.

:rofl:

There's still the other puzzle to solve though...

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