An Open Letter to the IHC

Imagine you’re a part of a soccer team. Your coaches have decided to make your games a little more fun and have set up a series of semi-random bonuses to people who complete the tasks set out each week. Because of the type of player you are, you either don’t have the ability or inclination […]

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Corruption Theory’s Proof

Corruption Theory has gone into hiding. His identity has been compromised and he’s trying to protect the life that he has left. Before he left though, he sent Soren Ulfert a link to a puzzle that shows proof that the IHC lottery is a fraud. For some reason, it’s being hosted on Charlie Frost’s website […]

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Project Naaczaal – Dallas Decode

I guess everyone was watching the baseball game last night, because there still is no decode as of this morning. Luckily the encoder must have gotten just as sick as I was about counting out really long numbers as this one was pretty easy to do just by sight. Still too many mistakes though.
Re: Project […]

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Project Naaczaal – Miami Decode

Good thing Corruption Theory was able to get to Miami or had a better contact in the area than I did, because I’m not sure how else we would have gotten the files otherwise. Whoever encoded this must have had more time to work, because I only count about 8 mistakes this time. Of course, […]

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Project Naaczaal – San Francisco Decode

Re: Project Naaczaal
Status Briefing, October 20
We have encountered some significant challenges regarding site location, and we are bringing our allies to table to negotiate on our behalf. We are examining a number of fallback options, but do not believe this will present a serious impediment to our schedule.
Our effort to preserve cultural artifacts is proceeding […]

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Project Naaczaal – Washington, DC Decode

Weird. Wonder why the Project Naaczaal peeps have switched over to a hex based system. Maybe because the members got sick of parsing numbers with ROTs? I dunno. At least now we have the password to Aerospace Robotics Corp to go along with the username from before: safehaven2012
RE: Project Naaczaal
Status Briefing, October 14
As per previous […]

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Project Naaczaal – New York City

At least I’m getting better at this. I wonder if my decoding skills will get me a ride on whatever kinda spaceship this is.
RE: PROJECT NAACZAAL
STATUS BRIEFING OCTOBER SEVEN
ATTACHED IS THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE NAACZAAL CONSTRUCTION TIMELINE. THIS REVISION ACCOUNTS FOR DELAYS IN PROGRESS ALREADY ENCOUNTERED. FUTURE DELAYS MAY CAUSE THIS TIMELINE TO […]

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Project Naaczaal – Los Angeles Decode

Holy crap this is annoying. Can I just say how much I hate parsing numbers. That and keeping track of which ROT number I’m on. Now I understand why they do this. The Project Naaczaal people want the solve to be so annoying that you just give up before you complete it.
Except I’m on to […]

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Project Naaczaal Decode

Note to self: If I’m ever running a top secret conspiracy and I want to make sure that outside individuals can’t possibly stumble onto what I’m doing, don’t use a simple substitution that is obscured by the fact that you’re using numbers without spaces.
Luckily for Corruption Theory and anyone else who is trying to find […]

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The IHC Pyramid

Not that I have any plans to become the Leader of the Post-2012 World, but I went ahead and took the challenges that the Institute for Human Continuity had up on their website. The tests weren’t that difficult but they were annoying. I really got sick of playing Dots against the computer. That last little […]

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