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Old 04-23-2010, 07:07 PM View Post #1 (Link) A note that might be relevant to someone who thinks it is...
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An outside party will be present for the proceedings involved in the super big project that has been alluded to here. Who or what this outside party is will be spoken of in the future. For now, know that the party exists and may perform a service for the fine folks of this community, though that service is not to be taken as the project itself (that means that the project isn't the service provider so much as what the service provider is serving for).

On a side note, you need a clue:
The two names of the secret project pan out, in hangman style, as follows

1. _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _

The total vowels, excluding the first word, which appears three times in this sentence, is seven, with the eight being a cross-dresser. There is also a 2, as you well know, though that 2 is present both in the title and in the description of the thing itself.

2. _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _

The total vowels, under the same restrictions as the first, is six, with the seventh being a cross-dresser. Again, the 2 is present, though it is part of the title and the description.

A zero also plays a role in both the title and the description.

That is all.
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Seriously.

Seriously.

...

I hope the people good at problem-solving riddles are working this whole thing out, 'cause I got no chance in hell of finding what you crazy fools are on about.

Here's a riddle back

_ _ _ / _ _ _' _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ / _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
  
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Old 04-23-2010, 07:14 PM View Post #3 (Link)
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You can't give me a riddle without clues, goof. I can't guess at hangman without having something to go by. You have loads of clues for my riddle...you've got numbers and letters. I've got...blankness from you.
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Have fun

---

1. And you Brutus?
He said three times,
left past him.

2. What will you do?
Draw some noughts,
and the break will
be between-
Oh, tea.

3. Bend.
V.
Turn.
See?

4. Poker cards,
playing around the table,
and you're one up
(fingers tapping)
and the cards are better
(slight humming)
and Simon looks at you,
about to tell you,
"Your eyebrow just twitched."
Aces up your sleeve,
but everybody folds.

5. Shaun suck. Shaun suck.

6. Crowding factor that goes in twice.

7. Contraire del vegrandis

8. Big Brother of 1984 is 5493 in some aspects, or maybe just genius, certainly 5493 in Winston's eyes (and the reader's) but for the majority of people Big Brother is nothing but an omniscient, omnipotent God dedicated to the race for survival.

9. Dead language: illegitimate rulers
Language very much alive,
filled with dead stories,
and marble memories of gods:
monarch, ruler of a polis

1250–1300/2007–08 (SingularRepublic)
  
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Old 04-23-2010, 09:16 PM View Post #5 (Link)
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Yeah, you can figure that out on your own. I'll stick with the secret project
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Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
Yeah, you can figure that out on your own. I'll stick with the secret project
Oh pish posh.

Surely some of them? Ah well... I'll give prizes to whoever gets it.
 
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I just wasted thirty minutes here trying to figure out Space's riddle.

I got as far as:

Why can't you call it the ...

and that's probably all wrong. Why can't you call it the big damn project? Big evil project? I can't remember anything about 1984. The last word probably is not project. But it fits with the other words. Anyway, I'm not sure I can do Shaun's riddle at all.

It could also be why won't or why don't ...

The first word probably isn't why.
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Originally Posted by Carraka View Post
I just wasted thirty minutes here trying to figure out Space's riddle.

I got as far as:

Why can't you call it the ...

and that's probably all wrong. Why can't you call it the big damn project? Big evil project? I can't remember anything about 1984. The last word probably is not project. But it fits with the other words. Anyway, I'm not sure I can do Shaun's riddle at all.

It could also be why won't or why don't ...

The first word probably isn't why.
Close Carr

The first word is "why", Caesar's cypher.

Sorry for wasting 30 minutes of your life btw, I'll give it back to you somehow....
 
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Wait, but where does he say why three times?

Anyway, just so Shaun doesn't feel bad, I tried to give his riddle a stab. It's much more of a guess and run. I have:

The 2010 young writers -----

and I'm giving up now. I only used 2010 because there are zeros and twos in it, and stuff. And I used "writers" because it seems the natural thing to follow "young". On the other hand, I can't make any sense of the first title, and I don't think I can do anymore at this point.
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Originally Posted by Carraka View Post
Wait, but where does he say why three times?
Cause you need to give a number for the cypher letter to go in each direction.

So B, three letters to the left gives Y.

These riddles were all pretty crap and obscure but oh well... I'm amused.
 
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