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2:37 AM
@J.Sallé My friend made a breakthrough
Got this: lcinomgi@gmail.com foxtrotted.
It was done by octalling the 3 digit image dimensions
 
 
10 hours later…
12:29 PM
Oh daaaaaamn
does it get us anywhere?
@MilkyWay90 have you tried logging into this account?
 
 
2 hours later…
2:23 PM
@J.Sallé I logged in with the password "foxtrotted." It tried to do the verification thing (send a message to a phone number, verify from mobile, etcetera)
I know that this isn't intended
 
2:41 PM
Huh, that's weird
 
 
1 hour later…
4:09 PM
@J.Sallé Maybe we have to try and get them to verify it first?
 
@MilkyWay90 Yeah but how?
Contacting them somehow?
 
@J.Sallé Maybe we have to send an email to them
I actually have an email draft already
Or maybe they will verify it on their phone or something
 
That makes sense
 
Get a verification code
Google will send a verification code to (•••) •••-••17. Standard rates apply
Is what I see
Text, or Call?
@J.Sallé ^
A text message with a 6-digit verification code was just sent to (•••) •••-••17
ok
It should be sending to randomstuffonline
If I'm lucky
 
4:30 PM
@MilkyWay90 that's usually the account's owner's contact number
 
@J.Sallé Yeah
I'm not getting any verification code on RSO
Iassume it expired
 
looks to me like an american phone number with the 3 digit area code and 7 digit number
 
I FOUND A CHAT MESSAGE
OMG
62 793 77 47: 4559 73 122 11 4331 3337 1633 731 3869 1349 11 5063 2021 901 142 19. 4331 97 1333 235 713 731 989 4757 22 7.
@J.Sallé Oh my god, theres' actually a chat message
It's in my timezoen
*timezone
@J.Sallé Is it okay if I credit you in the fake cicada wiki?
@Quintec See ^; is it okay if I mention you in the fake cicada wiki?
 
5:02 PM
@MilkyWay90 sure thing
@MilkyWay90 this is recent?
 
@J.Sallé If you mean 23 minutes ago, yes
 
Holy crap
We can assume 62 793 77 47 means alfredo, right?
 
I'm not sure
not same length
 
true
 
maybe something to do with prime factorization
 
5:06 PM
The number lengths seem to suggest unicode
 
The seven shouldn't be there
then
 
Oh yeah, that's right
 
Prime factorization of 62 is 2, 31
2 is first prime and "a" is first letter
31 is 11th prime?
yeah 11th
That's "k"
Can you write a program in a golflang or something that could do this?
CMC: ^
I'll try getting a program to do this in jelly
 
5:28 PM
The nicest I get can it to do (without too much work) [1, 0, 11, 0, 6, 0, 18, 0, 4, 0, 5, 0, 15, 0, 15, 0, 25, 0, 21, 0, 1, 0, 18, 0, 5, 0, 18, 0, 20, 0, 15, 0, 20, 0, 9, 0, 20, 0, 7, 0, 14, 0, 16, 0, 21, 0, 8, 0, 20, 0, 5, 0, 18, 0, 23, 0, 14, 0, 15, 0, 7, 0, 16, 0, 1, 0, 20, 0, 8, 0, 18, 0, 20, 0, 25, 0, 11, 0, 14, 0, 3, 0, 15, 0, 9, 0, 11, 0, 7, 0, 14, 0, 9, 0, 14, 0, 19, 0, 20, 0, 1, 0, 5, 0, 4, 0]
excluding the zeros and turning it to an alphabet (e.g. 1 goes to "a", 2 to "b")
I'll continue it with Python
 
Sorry, I've been drifting in and out of the chat because of work
I can do that in APL easily enough
 
oh ok
I get BLG: SEFPPZVBSFSUPUJUHOQVIUFSXOPHQBUISUZLODPJLHOJOTUBFE
I think I did it wrong or this isnt the correct way
 
Let's try the first prime, first letter thing then?
Let me see what I can whip up
 
Okay I got this:
AKFR: DEOOYUARERTOTITGNPUHTERWNOGPATHRTYKNCOIKGNINSTAED
I accidentally did +65 for chr instead of +64
It looks like "You are to ??? instead"
@J.Sallé Do you see anything?
It's telling us to do something instead
 
5:43 PM
Yeah, I got that part. It looks scrambled somehow
I mean, AKFRDEO is very similar to Alfredo
 
Yes
Can you add this to the wiki?
 
sure
 
More people are starting to get interested, so I want the wiki to be up-to-date so people don't resolve what we already have solved
 
5:59 PM
Okay, I added this most recent info
@MilkyWay90 I think the message says "You are trotting up the wrong path. Try COIKGN instead."
Not sure what COIKGN coiuld mean.
The only anagram for those letters in English is Coking
Oh wait
It's actually KNCOIKGN
Try knocking instead.
Yeah, that looks like it. Alfredo: You are trotting up the wrong path. Try knocking instead.
 
 
2 hours later…
8:01 PM
@J.Sallé Knocking means sending an email?
 
8:28 PM
@MilkyWay90 We can definitely try that
 
 
2 hours later…
10:10 PM
@J.Sallé Okay, I'm going to send an email with the subject of "Knock on your Door" and a body of "Am I trotting on the right path now?" Sound good?
 
@MilkyWay90 yup, fire away
 
yay
@J.Sallé Done
 
Nice
 
5 hours later
Where is my email back?!
 
10:25 PM
Hahahahahahahahaah 5 minutes more like
 
lol
It feels like 10 hours
As I jitterclick the refresh button
 
hold down the f5 key
 
i meant the inline refresh button
Which checks for more emails
 
ah, I see
 
So i won't have to wait for gmail's loading screen
 
11:10 PM
@J.Sallé I GOT AN EMAIL REPLY
It has checkpoint.mp4
 

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