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ildg

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Joined: Tue Jul 12, 2005 11:17 pm

Post Wed Jul 13, 2005 4:32 am

I really can't find where the data is hidden

I read this thread once and once again and I can't find where the data is hidden and what does the jean mean.
I surrender.
Can anyone just give some more hint?
Thank you~
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dc949

Posts: 5

Joined: Sat Aug 06, 2005 7:30 pm

Post Sat Aug 06, 2005 9:03 pm

I just want to say thanks to dontfeartheGC for the post with the *** stuff,
and then jorjun for his help with the C's. I was looking for #, when I should have been looking at the docs. Thanks guys!
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gumby145

Posts: 3

Joined: Sun Aug 07, 2005 3:20 pm

Post Sun Aug 07, 2005 3:29 pm

So, I just wanted to share the ass-backwards way in which I solved this one.
Step one was simple, just think about it for a second.

But then, instead of employing a previous used technique, I simply
concatenated it all into one big chunk and manually perused it. Took me about 3 seconds to find the next clue.

Then I simply used a proggie capable of letting me view the (nouns). A little sorting and some experience in anagramming and I was on to riddle 7.
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teimu

Posts: 2

Joined: Tue Aug 09, 2005 12:22 pm

Post Tue Aug 09, 2005 12:30 pm

compression

does this challenge have anything to do with compression/decompression?

thats what ive been trying, and i feel that its a dead end (and its hard :cry: )

EDIT: d'oh! it does (vaguely) have to do with compression, but nothing the user has to create with python!

EDIT: haha, i take that back. you do have to create something that has to do with compression. btw, dont look at the 'little things' in anything but python. ie, other programs will not (necessarily) show you what you need.
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RayD

Posts: 6

Joined: Sat Aug 13, 2005 11:35 pm

Post Sun Aug 14, 2005 12:40 am

Very nice! I agree with the hint above (about 4 is to php as 6 is to...)

being the best hint. After figuring out 6 is to what, the rest is just like 4. easy :)
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SST

Posts: 4

Joined: Sun Aug 14, 2005 5:16 pm

Post Sun Aug 14, 2005 5:34 pm

The only thing I can't work out is how to use the relavent module!

I can open text files and get webpages, but I can't figure out access the relavent filetype.

I have typed import ......
but then whatever i type like x = something(path and filename....) doesn't work.

HELP
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ajohnson

Posts: 38

Joined: Fri May 13, 2005 2:16 pm

Post Mon Aug 15, 2005 9:44 am

I put the relevant file on my hd and worked with it from there. I assume you're using something like x = module.FunctionName().subfunctionname().subsubfunctionname format?
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SST

Posts: 4

Joined: Sun Aug 14, 2005 5:16 pm

Post Mon Aug 15, 2005 3:45 pm

ajohnson wrote:I put the relevant file on my hd and worked with it from there. I assume you're using something like x = module.FunctionName().subfunctionname().subsubfunctionname format?


Done it, WOOO.

Thanks so much ajohnson.

Its as much understanding what the docs mean as anything.
(Used http://python.org/doc/2.4.1/lib/lib.html but also http://pydoc.org/2.4.1/ )
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bitkidoku

Posts: 3

Joined: Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:06 am

Post Fri Aug 26, 2005 1:22 am

great!

wow this puzzle was great! I really enjoyed much!
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RaH

Posts: 12

Joined: Tue Jun 14, 2005 2:21 pm

Post Tue Sep 13, 2005 1:02 pm

I am stuck, I took a break from the challenge for a bit and now am back. I found the data I need, I have found the second clue that was within the data, I know where to find the 3rd clue, but I don't know how to use the module to work properly. So far, all I get is the memory offset of what I am looking for.
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Crusoe

Posts: 2

Joined: Mon Nov 07, 2005 9:52 pm

Post Mon Nov 07, 2005 9:56 pm

I've found the hinted pages, and I know it involves a module named similairly to a builtin.

But, well, I can't find anything else.
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Crusoe

Posts: 2

Joined: Mon Nov 07, 2005 9:52 pm

Post Mon Nov 07, 2005 9:58 pm

Just found it, GAH!
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telliott99

Posts: 5

Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 10:58 am

Post Mon Nov 21, 2005 4:00 pm

almost but not quite

I found the data, and traversed the beast. I see the clue, but find no ______ to collect in the data.
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joskerc

Posts: 6

Joined: Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:23 am

Post Sat Dec 03, 2005 6:04 pm

Re: almost but not quite

telliott99 wrote:I found the data, and traversed the beast. I see the clue, but find no ______ to collect in the data.


As you traverse the beast, there is something else you might want to check...
But then again, I just say this as a comment while passing through!
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isatis39871

Posts: 1

Joined: Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:46 am

Post Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:49 am

There si 2 things we can use which are related to the picture : a module and a builtin function. Shall we use BOTH of them ? Because I used one of them to solve the riddle's begin (I am at the same level than telliott99) but I can't figure what to do next, even with your hint.

Great game anyway. I gona look for the answer again and again !

//EDIT : And I finally found. I answer to my own first question : no. You just need to go deeper and deeper in the documentation to find the answer.
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