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Offline Max Kuehnau

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #525 on: September 29, 2018, 01:22:02 PM »
Yeah but consider this: when it started in July it will have been 16 weeks ago in the grand scheme of things. 16.
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« Reply #526 on: September 29, 2018, 01:25:02 PM »
Ok, now I got even more excited for this  :metal :metal :metal :metal :metal :metal :metal :metal :metal
It sounds like, "ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk." Instead of the more pleasing kick drum sound of, "gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk."

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« Reply #527 on: September 30, 2018, 08:50:27 PM »
Not a clue, but:

I found out that Freddy's profile picture here is taken from a gif of a sock puppet:



Here's a link to the gif: https://dribbble.com/shots/2395656-Sock-Puppet-Motion-Track-WIP

The name of the guy who created it? Fred.

A day later, he created a gif of a pirate sock puppet. :yarr



Even if it's all a coincidence, I find it very funny!

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« Reply #528 on: September 30, 2018, 09:19:45 PM »
A day later, he created a gif of a pirate sock puppet. :yarr



Even if it's all a coincidence, I find it very funny!

This confirms that Freddy is secretly James LaBrie :biggrin:
It sounds like, "ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk, ruk." Instead of the more pleasing kick drum sound of, "gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk, gzarruk."

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #529 on: October 01, 2018, 09:45:50 AM »
I'm really surprised nobody thought to delve into the sock puppet rabbit hole earlier.  ;)

I can confirm that the sock puppet iconography was chosen deliberately.
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #530 on: October 01, 2018, 10:05:13 AM »
I thought so (because everything about the whole hunt is deliberate)
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« Reply #531 on: October 01, 2018, 11:15:30 AM »
Can someone please post the link to the Google doc again?
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« Reply #533 on: October 01, 2018, 11:19:13 AM »
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #534 on: October 01, 2018, 11:19:54 AM »
anytime
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« Reply #535 on: October 01, 2018, 12:15:55 PM »
Yeah, thanks Max! Now, I wonder, will we ever know who Fred Jacobi is?
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« Reply #536 on: October 01, 2018, 12:20:05 PM »
Yeah, thanks Max! Now, I wonder, will we ever know who Fred Jacobi is?
Is "Jacobi" a reference to the famous Mathematician who created the Jacobi symbol? I'm pretty sure it is.
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« Reply #537 on: October 01, 2018, 12:22:48 PM »
Now, I wonder, will we ever know who Fred Jacobi is?

Probably, I think.  But in the end, he may just be a sock puppet.
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #538 on: October 01, 2018, 12:58:17 PM »
Yeah, thanks Max! Now, I wonder, will we ever know who Fred Jacobi is?
Is "Jacobi" a reference to the famous Mathematician who created the Jacobi symbol? I'm pretty sure it is.
that's what I thought too, but we don't know yet (or will we ever?) Maybe Kim (noxon) knows, since he gave the "green light" as it were by saying that the hunt is legit (at the very beginning of the thread, remember)
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #539 on: October 01, 2018, 06:47:02 PM »
I think Noxon and Bosk1 both know who FJ actually is.

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #540 on: October 01, 2018, 08:37:50 PM »
I do.
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« Reply #541 on: October 01, 2018, 09:00:24 PM »
I'm really surprised nobody thought to delve into the sock puppet rabbit hole earlier.  ;)

I can confirm that the sock puppet iconography was chosen deliberately.

So we can assume Freddy Jacobi and Pupp Socket may also be ciphers or clues themselves.

Well, I was almost close. Going to have to put my thinking cap back on.

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« Reply #542 on: October 01, 2018, 11:52:47 PM »
Now, I wonder, will we ever know who Fred Jacobi is?

Probably, I think.  But in the end, he may just be a sock puppet.

I would absolutely love it if he was just a sock puppet. Or better, it's the owner of the sock puppet : Garfield, the cat! :metal
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #543 on: October 02, 2018, 07:59:27 AM »
Now you're thinking.
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« Reply #544 on: October 02, 2018, 09:00:49 AM »
Now you're thinking.

Which means that usually, I don't?!? Thank you VERY MUCH, Bosk1!

B.Lee

Edit : if it's Garfield, I swoon! :biggrin:
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #545 on: October 02, 2018, 09:09:40 AM »
:lol
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #546 on: October 02, 2018, 09:41:21 AM »
I do.
I'm sure you do. Should have included you in my post above. Sorry about that.
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #547 on: October 02, 2018, 09:51:00 AM »
No worries.  I'm not bothered.  I was just confirming that I know/what who he is.  Or, perhaps more accurately, I know his/its identity.
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #548 on: October 02, 2018, 09:52:24 AM »
Or..."hers"?   :\
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« Reply #549 on: October 02, 2018, 09:52:55 AM »
Of course.  :biggrin:
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« Reply #550 on: October 02, 2018, 10:43:28 AM »
Of course.  :biggrin:

I knew it! Even if not confirmed, I know it was a cat, hence the "hers" or she. Yeah, I know , Garfield is a he but you know what I mean. My world is complete!!! Yeaaah!!! :yarr (you see what I did there, hm?)

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #551 on: October 02, 2018, 10:47:14 AM »
I have read it three times now, and I will have no idea what you did there.  :lol  But I still find it amusing nonetheless. 
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« Reply #552 on: October 02, 2018, 11:05:55 AM »
Might be stating the obvious here - but a sock puppet is another name for an alt account on a message board, i.e. when someone pretends to be someone else, like Bosk totally hasn't within the last five posts.

Figured that was why Freddy was a sock puppet, didn't figure that it was deliberate / significant!  Basically might suggest it's a forum member?

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« Reply #553 on: October 02, 2018, 11:14:05 AM »
I will just go on record as saying that Freddy is not me, if that is what you were insinuating might be the case. 

Beyond that, I will not say anything more about who or what Freddy is.  That will be made known eventually, I assume.
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #554 on: October 02, 2018, 11:20:58 AM »
Name's Freddy - short for Frederica. Or Frederic. Depending on the mood of the day.
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« Reply #555 on: October 02, 2018, 11:23:32 AM »
So....the name of the new album is....

Androgynous Puppet!!!
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« Reply #556 on: October 02, 2018, 11:29:23 AM »
I have read it three times now, and I will have no idea what you did there.  :lol  But I still find it amusing nonetheless.

Tbh, I have no idea either... :rollin
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« Reply #557 on: October 02, 2018, 11:53:26 AM »
What does FJ's signature means?

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #558 on: October 02, 2018, 12:21:50 PM »
What does FJ's signature means?

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that was part of the code needed to solve puzzle 7 (and that was 7 weeks ago)
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« Reply #559 on: October 02, 2018, 12:23:30 PM »
Name's Freddy - short for Frederica. Or Frederic. Depending on the mood of the day.
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