BURN IT DOWN Puzzle - Ongoing Progress (Full Puzzle Complete)

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  1. lpfmfan

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  2. Joe

    Joe I'm tried LPA Administrator

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    Let's say we use a method to translate those numbers into letters, and then these letters will form words. We may not need ALL the puzzles to guess the final word(s) if we figure out the method we need to get the letters. It may be a familiar word that we can guess the rest of, assuming we have deciphered the correct letters in the puzzles we have. If that makes sense.
     
  3. box1992

    box1992 and the sun will set for you

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    ok my brain hurts trying to think of what needs to be done, I have an exam so I am gunna go study for that, be back in a few hours, hopefully you guys find something. Good luck guys
     
  4. ShinodaTwin

    ShinodaTwin Linkinland is the new Disneyland

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    I agree.
     
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    Everyone on this site will be an expert in Javascript, HTML coding and random-ass ciphers by the end of the week.
     
  6. Hybrid

    Hybrid Has gone Rogue. LPA Team

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    So this talk about more than "meets the eye," how Mike said that the answer is right there and that 3D image of the iridescent video reminded me of the quote that laid inspiration to said video; "In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king." Not sure if useful or not...
     
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    I do notice that the codes:
    <!--xxxxx xxxx--> (all of them)
    and
    <!--[if lt IE 9]>
    <script src="http://html5shim.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/html5.js"></script><![endif]-->
    and
    <!-- SiteCatalyst code version: H.14.
    Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc. More info available at
    http://www.omniture.com -->

    They are all green and start with an exclamation point like they're codes of interest?
     
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    My computer is overheating because of all this simultaneous brain power.
     
  9. GoldFire

    GoldFire i haz teh codez

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    Here's a resource I found that has a lot of info/links/tools about ciphers. I've gone over some of it, but there is so much there (and so much more that the links lead to) that there's no way I can go over all of it. I've found that a lot of the ciphers need a key or password, maybe 5/4 have something to do with that.

    http://www.winterdragon.org/index.php?page=puzzle-sites
     
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    o_O

    Anything that starts with <!-- is a comment tag. They aren't anything special. Just a way to add notes to code to say, remind you what they're for without actually showing up when the page is loaded.
     
  11. GoldFire

    GoldFire i haz teh codez

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    That is just how comments work in HTML.
     
  12. Gust

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    The difficult thing with deciphering the numbers at this point is that we don't have a clue of what could be the pattern of the cipher. I mean, if we follow the common pattern which is A=1, B=2, C=3 ... Z=26 (which is unlikely to happen), we have a problem because we don't know how to read these numbers. I mean, 23 could be 2 and 3. And as I see in the word document, the sum of the series of numbers doesn't match with this pattern, because we found the number 28 in it (and the alphabet goes to 26)

    If it helps anybody, this is the list of numbers ordered by the time the pieces came out.

    Puzzle#1: 53168 3156
    Puzzle#2: 39376 9365
    Puzzle#3: 00000 0000
    Puzzle#4: 41602 1589
    Puzzle#5: 44682 4658
    Puzzle#6: 00000 0000
    Puzzle#7: 61752 1732
    Puzzle#8: 00000 0000
    Puzzle#9: 53282 3265
     
  13. Joe

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    Good resource. Looks useful.
     
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    Reading some of the posts in here, I am officially in a permanent state of facepalm. Thank you Linkin Park, my hand is glued to my face and will not move. I hope you're happy.
     
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    The only thing I am noticing is that the numbers are nearly the same if we don't look at the first digit, for example:

    1. <!--5 3282 3265-->
    2. <!--4 1602 1589-->

    Sorry for my bad english. :)
     
  16. Joe

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    When I see them next to each other like that, I'm starting to think that maybe we can look at the string of numbers vertically too. I've always approached them horizontally by line, but maybe there's something in going the other way.
     
  17. Vic

    Vic No game no life

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    Oh man so many possibilities.. This shit is killing me
     
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    Could it be 5, 4, and 0?

    Cipher (second definition): dated a zero; a figure 0.

    (idea from @scarlet_daisies)

    So now we could look at all numbers 5, 4, and 0? xD
     
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    Ah so that's what the exclamation points are for. And i noted they were green because nothing else in the source was colored green. TBH I think I'm starting to become paranoid now :p
     
  20. Blake

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    :lol:
     
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