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Hack.net - A very difficult website puzzle.

Jung

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This is one of those cryptic website puzzles, created by Ryan Brooks. Here is a link to his blog. Here is the link to the thread on gamedev.com.

The puzzle starts out on www.hack.net, but it's multi tiered. Woodreaux and I have already started, and are on level two; See if you can figure it out! We can use this thread to share information and clues. If you post clues, or anything that might give away the puzzle, please use the spoiler tags.
PHP:
[spoiler]spoiler tags[/spoiler]
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(move your mouse over the black background.)
 

skylinec

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I'm stuck on "27 26 30+3 11+1 15 22+1 23-1 23-1 22-2"
 

tzedek

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spoiler tags
, holy shit you got that to work? :thumbsup:
 

Jung

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[sky] said:
What the hell is it i'm drawing a blank.
I'm thinking some kind of fibonacci sequence. The binary from the first puzzle
spelled "pls get /two" when coverted to ascii codes.
I'm thinking it's something along the same lines.
 

Darklight

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im thinking it a kind of number association line.. like in an IQ test. it equals out to an IP address...
 

Jung

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Bump for boredom, sleeplessness and my continued attempts to figure this out.


Edit: I found this
http://www.hack.net/obs/ which leads to some sight about an observatory. The image embedded in the page is named getcsk .gif. I think there is some significance to this, especially after the "PLS GET /TWO" bit. Consequently, /csk is a page on clearsky.com (cleardarksky.com/csk).

Anyway, that's all I have right now. :happysad:
 

Sinamon

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I dont get it. It's just a pic of a roach. :confused:
 

icka

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sinamon said:
I dont get it. It's just a pic of a roach. :confused:
no its not
look carefully on the page for a "." or view the source code
 
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It involes computers, ancient cultures(Their writing), engineering, astronomy, and literature... and if I remember right some genetic code at least to get past most of the puzzle, I did it quite awhile ago, I have little rememberence of how to get there so don't ask, I just have some of the pages bookmarked now. I can actually help with the acient writing part but thats about it
 

icka

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dull_bullet said:
i'm ont he part with the binary code....i translated and got
᳜òô‚þ÷

weird...
how to do it:
translate it in pieces
 

icka

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sorry about the double post

Jung, werent you still on this page?

how did you find
http://www.hack.net/obs/
then?
 
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Edit spoiler tags grrr,...
They are all primes ;)
1 1
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3 5
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5 11
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27 26 30+3 11+1 15 22+1 23-1 23-1 22-2 = 103 101 116 32 47 80 82 82 77
I'm not gonna give away the whole step just a big big big hint...
 

Jung

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icka said:
how did you find
http://www.hack.net/obs/
then?
Digging through DNS and scanning the shit out of the server. I had forgotten about saffron.hack.net and serge.hack.net too, and checked those out again. I didn't find anything there though, just like before.

[dev_admin1]# whois ninebows.com

Domain Name: NINEBOWS.COM
Reseller..............: AriaDomain.com
Created on............: 23 Sep 2003 00:00:00 EST
Expires on............: 22 Sep 2005 00:00:00 EST
Record last updated on: 15 Sep 2004 00:00:00 EST
Status................: ACTIVE


Owner, Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Billing Contact:
Applied Atomics
Ryan Brooks (ID00035094)
1410 St. Augustine Road
Hartford, WI 53027
United States
Phone: +414.9089011
Email: ryan@hack.net


Domain servers in listed order:

SAFFRON.HACK.NET
SERGE.HACK.NET
WILD said:
It involes computers, ancient cultures(Their writing), engineering, astronomy, and literature... and if I remember right some genetic code at least to get past most of the puzzle, I did it quite awhile ago, I have little rememberence of how to get there so don't ask, I just have some of the pages bookmarked now. I can actually help with the acient writing part but thats about it
Ancient culture = Egyptian?
 

Sinamon

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Lol yall can have at this shit. I dont even know where to begin.. :thumbsup: :confused: :mfinger:
 
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Linksy said:
Greeks were around that time. I think.
First just so you guys know the laungauge thing has nothing to do with the part your on (at least not with the part that was last being discussed) but comes later. And the language is not a very well known one