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(49/7) | #/# | I ate | V | 4! - 4 | 2^8 / 32


Gorilla Meme
Sky holder
Very much

Flattened tree
E.g. basil


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biɘT ↄokɘ TYqiꙅT


(Passphrase is from extending their username)
Pei aqyrssxzrutv Fiaz all Uüaohvg


Australian golfer started solving puzzles before 30th century. (6)

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    $\begingroup$ Well I see an anagram of a certain moderator in there straight away $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil They can't all be super intricate now can they... ;_; $\endgroup$
    – n_plum
    Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:13
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah, 'i' is missing. $\endgroup$
    – Sid
    Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:15

2 Answers 2


Going down: (Italic text is from OP for reasoning behind clues)

V from Sid:

Gives '7 1 18 5 20 8' which is A1Z26 for GARETH - Gareth is good at math so he got a number based clue.

I (idea from Sconibulus):

Is indeed I: BEASTLY GERBIL - HARAMBE ATLAS MOSTLY (or greatly) PAGE HERB EVIL - Reference to an animal as Gerbil thinks he's an actual rodent.


TECHIDIOT - Morse code - I often misread their name with DOT not DIOT so it made me think of morse code.

D from Silenus:

ANKOGANIT - taking first and last letters alternatively - Their image has twisting words so it made me think of this clue.

O from Sid:

'Diet Coke Typist' = RUBIO - Each letter reversed - Just a reference to the diet coke in his image.

S from Deusovi:

MOEHM - The keyword of 'MARTIN' (his full first name gives 'der hilfsbereite mann aus münchen' or 'The helpful man from Munich' - He's from Germany so I incorporated the language.


Sp3000 - Cryptic clue, he is australian, big on code golf and he 'starts solving puzzles' before 3000 (30th century) - Reference to his high rep on puzzle golf.


DEUSOVI - anagramming the letters outside the boxes - His name is an anagram so why not mix it up again.

  • $\begingroup$ @n_palum hope I'm in here ;) $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:31
  • $\begingroup$ Don't you worry ;) $\endgroup$
    – n_plum
    Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:31
  • $\begingroup$ I was too easy :-) $\endgroup$
    – Techidiot
    Commented Mar 31, 2017 at 7:16
  • $\begingroup$ @Techidiot I think the reason I missed the second 'i' initially was because I thought, oh 'dot'! I'll do morse code because that has dots! $\endgroup$
    – n_plum
    Commented Mar 31, 2017 at 12:01


The first one:

7 18 5 20 8 (The #/# is probably 1) which gives: Gareth

I is:(Thanks to Sconibulus)

Beastly Gerbil. (HaramBE, atlAS, MosTLY, PaGE, heRB, evIL)

O is:

Diet Coke Typist- Which is Rubio

E is:

Morse code which decoded gives Techidiot

U is:

Sp3000 (Def- Aus Golfer. Starting letters of Solving puzzles

Beastly Gerbil has astutely observed that:

The letters outside the boxes anagram to Deusovi

S is:(Thanks to Deusovi)

A vigenere cipher with key MARTIN which decodes to "der hilfsbereite mann aus münchen" which translates to "The helpful Man from Munich" - M Oehm

D is:

Ankoganit. (Taking the first and last letters in an alternating manner)

  • $\begingroup$ The #/# is intended to be 1 yes, you're missing the / in your answer $\endgroup$
    – n_plum
    Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:27
  • $\begingroup$ I really wouldn't bother crediting me with 'DEUSOVI' :P $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:34
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    $\begingroup$ S is Vigenere with keyword MARTIN (Oehm), decoding to "der hilfsbereite mann aus münchen" which means "The helpful man from Munich" according to Google Translate $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    Commented Mar 30, 2017 at 19:35

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