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vill

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Post Sun Jun 05, 2005 10:52 pm

msgre wrote:Is the evil1.jpg just key to others things, or I must make some processing with it?
it's just key to other things, i didn't need to do anything else with the picture.
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drea

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Joined: Sat Jun 11, 2005 12:37 pm

Post Sat Jun 11, 2005 12:51 pm

Ok, I've got the binary file, opened it in a hex editor and I don't know what I'm looking at. I've never worked with binary data directly (getting good at text though), so I'm feeling a bit out of my depth (I'm an artist by day). I can't find an obvious module to help. Can someone give me a hint about how to get the data into a sensible format?
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fdavid

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Location: Austria, Graz

Post Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:09 am

drea wrote:Ok, I've got the binary file, opened it in a hex editor and I don't know what I'm looking at. I've never worked with binary data directly (getting good at text though), so I'm feeling a bit out of my depth (I'm an artist by day). I can't find an obvious module to help. Can someone give me a hint about how to get the data into a sensible format?


Read through the 4th page of this forum carefully. There's all the information you need. (Staring at hex data is not always intuitive, particularly for the kind who isn't familiar with that.)
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akx

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Post Wed Aug 03, 2005 11:03 am

I'm trying to deshuffle the gfx file [spoiler removed]. However, now my file #1 seems to have 2 JFIF headers...
Do I need to do more deshuffling or is my current approach entirely wrong?
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mjpieters

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Post Wed Aug 03, 2005 10:58 pm

Sounds like your approach is correct but your code is buggy..
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cwescott

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Post Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:16 am

Stuck

I thought that I had it figured out, but I don't. I took the .gfx file and divided it into 5 piles each of which is a different type of image file when using the imghdr.what() function. I save each file and hope to have 5 images with further clues, but all of them are corrupt. I have 2 .jpg, 2 .png, and one .gif.

Where did I go wrong? Is there any signifigance to the third .jpg clue "No ___ _____" because I went to the fourth .jpg which says to go back. I also found the "Yes _____ is ______.". So far I have abandoned everything but the .gfx file. The first image suggest to divide into 5 piles and the .gfx size also divides nicely into 5.
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ajohnson

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Post Wed Aug 17, 2005 10:39 am

A couple wrong filetypes there, although some softwares don't care. One of them stayed corrupt for me though, I had to open it in something that would at least show me part of it, and guess
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cwescott

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Post Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:09 pm

Awful luck

I had the code pretty much right, except I didn't open the files in binary mode. Finally got it though.
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japplegate

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Post Fri Aug 19, 2005 12:25 pm

GAH! I am *SO* lost!

Here's where I am stuck: I have three .JPG files, one misnamed .JPG file, and a .GIF file. I have NO idea how to shuffle/unshuffle the files while keeping them in any kind of usable format. I've looked at all the files in a hex editor. I've tried manipulating the files in GIMP (to no avail). I've messed with file headers. All with no luck. From what I can tell, the .JPG files are .JPG files, except the misnamed one, and the .GIF file is a .GIF file. What have I missed?

I noticed above that we have an artist in our midst. I'm a in a similar situation in that I am not a programmer by trade, or even by hobby. I've played a little bit with Python a few years ago, and that's about it. Give me a shell script any day. :P
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cwescott

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Post Fri Aug 19, 2005 1:04 pm

Focus on the file without a standard graphic extension.

Hint: gfx = graphics
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japplegate

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Post Fri Aug 19, 2005 1:29 pm

Do you mean the misnamed file, or one of the sequence? If one of the sequence, which?

I still don't know what is meant by "shuffle" or "unshuffle" either.
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cwescott

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Post Fri Aug 19, 2005 1:43 pm

japplegate wrote:Do you mean the misnamed file, or one of the sequence? If one of the sequence, which?

I still don't know what is meant by "shuffle" or "unshuffle" either.


One of the pictures tells you to change part of the url, which leads to another file. That is the file you should pay attention to.
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japplegate

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Post Fri Aug 19, 2005 2:06 pm

Beautimous! :) I have the file now! Now I just need to figure out how to eviscerate this thing to make it usable. :)
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oiffrig

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Post Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:36 am

What is the man doing in the first image?
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michael_g_hu

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Post Mon Aug 22, 2005 1:18 am

who can tell what or who is evil or it means other thing
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