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[SOLVED: FIBEROPTICS] [9] Interoffice Memos

edited 2013-09-14 17:27:13 in Puzzlers Chat

All these memos have words in all caps.

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  • The subject lines seem to be cluing encoding styles (morse, semaphore, nautical flags, Braille, NATO, etc.)

  • edited 2013-07-07 10:06:14

    That's interesting. The clues seem to be going toward other logos.


    TO BE IN SPAIN: 2B in Spanish (Hex: +); Title hints at:


    CRAB MEAT, HOLLANDAISE AND ASPARAGUS: not sure; Title hints at: flag semaphore


    THE LONELIEST NUMBER: one (possibly Alberti); Title hints at: Periodic Table conversion


    CREED SONG: With Arms Wide Open (Flag Semaphore: R); Title hints at: Morse Code or maybe Tapping Code


    A MILLION COPIES: Platinum (Periodic Table: PT or 78); Title hints at: Tic Tac Toe, or maybe Morse Code or Phonetic Alphabet? Like NATO, maybe?


    GIRL HANGING OUT WITH THE WARNER BROTHERS: Dot (Morse Code: E); Title hints at: Braille


    HAIRSTYLE: not sure; Title hints at: Alberti cipher?


    SOMETHING BETWEEN THE CESUM AND THE RECTUM: Colon (Braille: B); Title hints at: Charades


    QUINCE: not sure; Title hints at


    WITNESS: not sure; Title hints at: Ascii Hex

  • A million copies is gold and that looks like phonetic to me
  • Also "colon" is a K.
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_record 


    This says Platinum.


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RIAA_certification


    So does this.


    I'll give you colon K. I saw two dots on top of each other for B.

  • Also, Crab meat hollandaise and asparagus are used when you want to make something "Oscar-style". OSCAR is O in the NATO alphabet.

  • Thank you. Didn't know about that.

  • edited 2013-07-07 17:10:03

    Also, I think "To be in spain" is cluing the Spanish word for "To be". That would be either SER or ESTAR. I'm leaning toward Ser because one of the titles clues "Building Blocks", which may refer to Amino acids. Serine is an amino acid with the codes SER or S.


     


    WITNESS could also clue SEE, which sounds like the letter C.


    The "Numbers in italian" title could be Roman Numerals. One would become an I in that system.


    Do you mind if I edit the above post arks to incorporate the new info?

  • Okay, I think I have them in order. I rearranged the clues based upon one title referencing another letter, but that doesn't seem to produce a phrase. Feel free to double check my work.


    TO BE IN SPAIN: SER/ESTAR? (Amino acids: S); Title hints at: Solfege?

    HAIRSTYLE: DO? (Scale: C); Title hints at: Roman numerals?

    THE LONELIEST NUMBER: one (Roman numeral I); Title hints at: Periodic Table conversion

    A MILLION COPIES: Platinum (Periodic Table: PT or 78); Title hints at: NATO Phonetic

    CRAB MEAT, HOLLANDAISE AND ASPARAGUS: OSCAR (NATO Phonetic: O); Title hints at: flag semaphore

    CREED SONG: With Arms Wide Open (Flag Semaphore: R); Title hints at: Morse Code

    GIRL HANGING OUT WITH THE WARNER BROTHERS: Dot (Morse Code: E); Title hints at: Braille

    SOMETHING BETWEEN THE CESUM AND THE RECTUM: Colon (Braille: B); Title hints at: Charades

    WITNESS: SEE? (Charades: C); Title hints at: Ascii Hex

    QUINCE: spanish for 15 (Hex: F); Title hints at Amino acids?



  • If you go in the other direction, it spells OPTICS at the end.

  • Got it. You were one letter off.

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