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Offline SebastiŠn Pratesi

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #630 on: October 09, 2018, 05:29:20 PM »
I'm going to go back and read this entire thread, but while I do that, quick question:  Are there any unsolved puzzles at the moment?
Hi, Nick! It's an honor to meet you. I'm putting together a document on the hunt in Spanish, and have researched a lot of additional things, like previous DT challenges, and the history of fan communities. I found an archive of the Ytsejam Mailing List which includes some posts by you, so yeah - you're sort of legendary!

To answer your question: yes - the next 2, which we are waiting for. The previous 14 have been solved. (Some in 4 days, some in a couple of hours)

By the way, this is the hint Noxon said you were for us: https://twitter.com/FreddyJacobi/status/1035930167326199811

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« Reply #631 on: October 09, 2018, 06:48:53 PM »
Well, look who showed up! You should know, you were a hint in one of the puzzles ;)

I see that - lol!  Better late than never, I suppose. 

Looking forward to puzzle 15!

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« Reply #632 on: October 10, 2018, 05:09:37 AM »
Well, look who showed up! You should know, you were a hint in one of the puzzles ;)

I see that - lol!  Better late than never, I suppose. 

Looking forward to puzzle 15!
Feel free to join us on the Google doc if you like, I'd love to have you on. I'm sure Sebastiŗn would love to as well.
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« Reply #633 on: October 11, 2018, 04:27:46 PM »
Feel free to join us on the Google doc if you like, I'd love to have you on. I'm sure Sebastiŗn would love to as well.
Of course!  :)

By the way: new password protected page on Vail Renovations site. Freddy created it a couple hours ago.

Seems that the puzzle will begin soon! :)
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #634 on: October 12, 2018, 01:22:29 AM »
Feel free to join us on the Google doc if you like, I'd love to have you on. I'm sure Sebastiŗn would love to as well.
Of course!  :)

By the way: new password protected page on Vail Renovations site. Freddy created it a couple hours ago.

Seems that the puzzle will begin soon! :)

Bring it on!
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #635 on: October 12, 2018, 10:19:45 AM »
OK guys: Puzzle 15 has just begun. Home stretch time. See FJ's twitter for clues.
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« Reply #636 on: October 12, 2018, 10:28:13 AM »
I donít even understand these puzzles, but you can do it, guys! :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 #637 on: October 12, 2018, 10:30:38 AM »
I donít even understand these puzzles, but you can do it, guys! :metal
You caught the Octavarium reference though.
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #638 on: October 12, 2018, 10:43:24 AM »
HYYYYPE!  :metal

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #639 on: October 12, 2018, 10:49:13 AM »
The story began with calling the phone number?

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« Reply #640 on: October 12, 2018, 10:52:49 AM »
That was part of the beginning, but it strictly began on his Twitter and the photo of James with the sheet.
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« Reply #641 on: October 12, 2018, 11:48:13 AM »
"mm. I forgot some vowels. Like eaoa, and end with a ϕ"
https://twitter.com/FreddyJacobi/status/1050803980014706693

Extra letters we need to combine with the puzzle pieces, maybe?

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #642 on: October 12, 2018, 11:54:23 AM »
"mm. I forgot some vowels. Like eaoa, and end with a ϕ"
https://twitter.com/FreddyJacobi/status/1050803980014706693

Extra letters we need to combine with the puzzle pieces, maybe?
well, my guess is taking the filename of the photo (stgngr) and combining it with the things in the tweet yes. The Greek letter is a phi btw (part of the Majesty symbol as well.) Edit: turns out that we were both right. (yay intellect)
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #643 on: October 12, 2018, 12:44:42 PM »
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #644 on: October 12, 2018, 12:47:20 PM »
So the last letter of the title is F? 🤔

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« Reply #645 on: October 12, 2018, 12:53:41 PM »
It might be. Some Discord guys are faster than us on the Gdoc sometimes.
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« Reply #646 on: October 12, 2018, 01:12:59 PM »
It might be. Some Discord guys are faster than us on the Gdoc sometimes.

So, the title may be Spaceman Spiff? :biggrin:
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« Reply #647 on: October 12, 2018, 01:30:00 PM »
So they solved it already? We might have to wait another week for the final part, then :'(
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 #648 on: October 12, 2018, 01:43:18 PM »
So they solved it already? We might have to wait another week for the final part, then :'(

They're still going... I'm just watching with a chicken bucket cheering for their progress  :lol

https://discordapp.com/channels/285051699717210113/467246922265001986

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« Reply #649 on: October 12, 2018, 01:46:40 PM »
It might be. Some Discord guys are faster than us on the Gdoc sometimes.

So, the title may be Spaceman Spiff? :biggrin:

So the Northern Empire has finally developed space travel? The Astonishing part II confirmed!

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #650 on: October 12, 2018, 01:50:29 PM »
It might be. Some Discord guys are faster than us on the Gdoc sometimes.

So, the title may be Spaceman Spiff? :biggrin:

So the Northern Empire has finally developed space travel? The Astonishing part II confirmed!
Sure :D
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #651 on: October 12, 2018, 04:22:54 PM »
Oh nice, 'the Astonishing' has started!!! Where we at now? And oh lord, I sincerely hope 'the Astonishing II' is not in the cards  :-X

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #652 on: October 13, 2018, 12:32:06 AM »
Where we at now?
In short:

There's a game which, when solved, gives the following string of letters (plus a "!" at the end):

DLTHQSXERGFWPPBLWCENLRAEKNIIHUDDLPESAFB!

We have to remove/keep some of those letters, but it's not very clear which; at Discord, we are working on it.

Once we have that, we might have to decode/decrypt it using either a numeric key hinted in Freddy's first pic (which could be 20345 or 24345 with or without 97 somewhere) and/or the "+4,-2,+3,-1" from the second pic (like we did with puzzle #11).

It seems that the result will suggest the password to input here:
https://vailrenovations84552723.wordpress.com/the-last-puzzle-before-the-final-puzzle/

(Oh: the pic of the band looking at the screen is the coolest thing ever! :) Thank you Mike, Jordan, John, John, James and Freddy!)
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #653 on: October 13, 2018, 12:57:53 AM »
Yeah that is so cool. Couldn't believe it myself. I've added the solution page link to the Gdoc already.
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #654 on: October 13, 2018, 02:18:26 AM »
It might be. Some Discord guys are faster than us on the Gdoc sometimes.

So, the title may be Spaceman Spiff? :biggrin:

So the Northern Empire has finally developed space travel? The Astonishing part II confirmed!
Sure :D

Yep, TA II confirmed. Main characters : Calvin and Hobbes + Garfield!
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #655 on: October 13, 2018, 04:54:35 AM »
Yep, TA II confirmed.

Jesus, don't even mess with that... This night I dreamed that the puzzle was finally solved and not only DT14 would be TA II, but the band would also have signed a contract to produce a third album as a prequel to TA.

I enjoyed TA a lot, but this would be too much. Hell, no  :lol

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #656 on: October 13, 2018, 05:47:46 AM »
I had to show the guys just how well you guys have been doing so far. They were very impressed.

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« Reply #657 on: October 13, 2018, 05:49:39 AM »
Here's also a candid shot of them doing the publicity photos

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #658 on: October 13, 2018, 05:53:22 AM »
Is that person on the forground Freddy? :neverusethis:




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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #659 on: October 13, 2018, 09:38:55 AM »
Mangini itís doing a 2, Myung 4, James 3, Jordan 4, John 5. And in the first picture Jordan does a 1 while pointing the screen where Symes was hinted. That must means something, does it?

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« Reply #660 on: October 13, 2018, 09:48:22 AM »
Mangini itís doing a 2, Myung 4, James 3, Jordan 4, John 5. And in the first picture Jordan does a 1 while pointing the screen where Symes was hinted. That must means something, does it?

It has solved already, see Gdoc!
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #661 on: October 13, 2018, 09:56:44 AM »
Mangini itís doing a 2, Myung 4, James 3, Jordan 4, John 5. And in the first picture Jordan does a 1 while pointing the screen where Symes was hinted. That must means something, does it?

It has solved already, see Gdoc!
the puzzle is not solved yet from what i see?

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #662 on: October 13, 2018, 09:59:41 AM »
No it's not (at least it's not documented as such). This is the most current tweet: https://twitter.com/FreddyJacobi/status/1051126920023367682
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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #663 on: October 13, 2018, 10:10:04 AM »
If it ends where it begun. Does it means that Syme reference in the picture is valid does it?

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Re: Treasure Hunt
« Reply #664 on: October 13, 2018, 10:11:05 AM »
If it ends where it begun. Does it means that Syme reference in the picture is valid does it?
What reference to Hugh Syme?
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