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    Default One more puzzle that absolutely STUMPS me:

    Hi everyone

    After the swift solve of the nasty puzzle yesterday, which had me wondering for DAYS, I thought I'd put up another one that has me absolutely dead in the water :P

    It IS a .jpg file, but I do not think that is important.

    Supposedly, all you need to solve it is right here on the page.

    What you need is the surname.

    The answer is 5 syllables.

    This is NOT a real quote... the puzzle creator has stated he made it up, to sound "real".

    Supposedly, the quote itself IS the clue...

    That's really all I know about it... this one leaves me cold. I really feel there needs to be more explaination or instructions for it, but that's all there is...
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    May I ask where these puzzles are originating? I liked the one yesterday!

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    In the forums for a stupid online game I play :P This one guy decided to make a bunch of puzzles, and most were too easy (crosswords) or just trivia (identifying song titles), but these 2 were just TOO hard I think he found them somewhere else, or something... they do not conform to the style displayed by his other puzzles :P

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    Ack! I think, perhaps, the font is important

    The "d" in "idiots" and the "h" in "than" are distinctly different from the other h's and d's in the puzzle Shorter, for one thing. There is "supposed" to be some sort of pattern in the words or letters of this puzzle, I think...

    Dang it! My brain is melting

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    There are several different sizes for letters in here, the G in righteousness is different than the G in guess. I would say look for the different sized letters, and see if it spells out a word. There may be more than one letter in each word. The H in than looks different as well.

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    Yeah, that's what I am working with now It has me SO frustrated, though... I cannot find a solid PATTERN to the different letters, I dunno how many to look for, and most letters are too close to tell if there is even a difference! Sigh... I see a definitely different "d" and "h", and probably a "g" and an "a". Maybe a few "e"s, too. I KNOW that the answer is 5 syllables (dunno how many words, though), which tells me that there are a LOT more letters different than I am seeing; else there is something else to it.

    God, I feel like such an idiot, looking at this thing!

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    I'm done looking at this for the day. I see some slight differences in the following letters, but I am not sure I found them all. Capitals are the slight changes in font that i can see.

    wherE is the sENse and why Would we need a ruler iN this age of idiots better tHaN to cheCk Every tiny detAil is neither rightEousness Nor a Silly Guess

    EENWNHNCEAENSG

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    Ah! I have found the first step! Lol...

    The "odd" characters are in a definite pattern; 5th letter, then 7 after that, then 5, then 5, then 7, then 5, 5-7-5-5-7-5-5-7-5 etc., for a total of 21 odd letters.

    The odd letters, in order, are:

    eenwnrigdbhcenanreesg

    The puzzle creator said we have to add an additional "s" to the end; also, I am unsure if the "F" from the author name should be used... it DOES fit the pattern, but is NOT part of the quote...?

    I have already tried to caesar shift them; no go. I suppose it's probably a scramble, but those are my WORST type of puzzle :P I am going to keep trying, but Internet Anagram Server is NOT being friendly, with this one :P

    Can anyone find a list of words, using all of these letters (plus an s) that equals 5 syllables? Especially that makes ANY sense whatsoever?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pianoman View Post
    I'm done looking at this for the day. I see some slight differences in the following letters, but I am not sure I found them all. Capitals are the slight changes in font that i can see.

    wherE is the sENse and why Would we need a ruler iN this age of idiots better tHaN to cheCk Every tiny detAil is neither rightEousness Nor a Silly Guess

    EENWNHNCEAENSG
    Lol... Thanks, Pianoman! I think we were posting at the same time... interesting

    Thanks for helping!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pianoman View Post
    May I ask where these puzzles are originating? I liked the one yesterday!
    Yes where do you find these puzzles ?

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