DTMF buttons is still not the coding scheme. If this coding scheme uses yet-another obtuse/obscure first-year computer science drill, I'm going to be utterly lost (again).
Umm. Step one required one word, and a non-cooperative website that forced me to reload the page each time I tried something new. Step two gave me 6 words, and one letter per. Not a digit amongst them.
The result of Step 2 clearly already says that 13ar is at the end of the passcode. This hasn't been the case in any earlier challenges. So, there is no need to "decode" the 13ar part, since it is already provided.
This coding scheme is older than the age of computers.
Those 6 words will bring you to see 13AR (no need to search)
The correct counts of M F and B have been posted earlier in this thread; if your counts agree then there's a fair chance you are right.
The slightly annoying about my experience solving this (apart from that it was night time and I needed sleep) was that I had the right idea early on but took a wrong turn and abandoned it for several hours of chasing up other dead-ends. (A similar thing happened for Interpreter.) I'd probably have got there much quicker if 13ar had been part of the encoded string.
You're looking at a string of 27 (3 cubed) things, each of which is one of three. It's obviously a trinary code!
(no it's not)
It was a confusing, but very interesting and cognitive task.
Step 3 was the simplest and most obvious.
The hardest thing was to find the right dictionary in step 2.
Hint for those stuck in step 3:
The three-character encoding method is simple and well known. Two characters are explicit, one is implicit.
yes step 2 ... using several google search results sites, get one at a time, with the same number of letters but not suitable for crosswords at first, but finally according to crosswords 😁
Perhaps it's "well-known", but Google's answers are immensely flooded with all these newfangled "modern" computerized encoding schemes. And without more keywords to search for, there's nothing to find.
Ok, but i dont know what to do with that 27 😅
Maybe order them alphabetical and then FBM, or just by FBM, and then try to guess a number/letter for each word... Or maybe change FBM to ABC and hexa... Or pay a beer + patatas bravas to someone who explain me what to do 🤣
yeah, I tried, but seriously, I tried spelling his name the short version and full version, with and without spaces and I seriously don't know what to do next.
Just see what it looks like
For the sept 2 i used the languages that La Malinche spoken 😉
Thank you. It does help. I was using a wrong gender reference where, unfortunately, it by chance got the same numbers.:(
With Wikipedia I managed to eyeball the result, easily.
One Word, case sensitive, attention to the Clués.
It doesn't look like anything, just a line of Fs, Ms and Bs. Any new hints as to what to do with it? Please?
Please edit. You actually give out the finished word.
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This one is utterly frustrating.
Step 1 was easy.
Step 2, solving the crossword took a little while but then running in circles for hours because it has ambiguous/misleading clues about what to do with the words.
Okay, step 3, begins easy enough, we all get 27 letters = 3x3x3, all of which is one of 3 symbols. Well, there must be a system in there. Guess not.
I have the same 27 chars from right genders since 10 hours ago, but still dont get it...
Sorry! Just trying to get some help.
then, do you know what to do after it? please help
You are on the right track. It is possible you have already typed in the right password but the page had not refreshed. I had to refresh between each attempt, and always click the unbin button - pressing enter/return did not always work for me. Also keep in mind there are two alternative spellings for the name. I also had tried all combinations, but had been typing quickly and pressing enter/not refreshing. So don't be afraid to try again something you know you previously typed, just in case it didn't submit right.
thanks sir.. you are very insightful
This generated quite the facepalm on my part. Thanks.
Don’t telegraph the answer :D
I've edited my post. But your post is quoting mine, so the finished word is still there in your posts, if you wanted to remove it.