# The Great Escape: Room 1

You wake up trapped in a room. In front of you is a door. Next to the door there is a computer.

On the computer you see the following

Select the correct image to open the door

Tries Left: 1

Underneath the image you see the following

The key to the door is given in verse

Lineup the objects after they're cursed

Count to 10 for each pair, before they can take you anywhere

Dot 1 and 11 and you won't go wrong

Separate after 8, and negate the long

At last you're here, where all's been said, the final clue is above your head

This is my first puzzle, I hope you have fun, and I'd very much like feedback.

Hint 1: easier clue 1

To find the key, the first thing to do, is concatenate the cursed hue

Hint 2: Clue for line 4

A disarrayed approach will get you nowhere Think like a programmer, we like to start with nothing

Easier version of Hint 2: Hint 2: Clue for line 4

A disarrayed approach will get you nowhere (so use the opposite of a "disarrayed" approach Think like a programmer, we like to start with 0

Hint 3: Clue for line 6

The order is important

Hint 4: Clue for line 5

Use the same logic as line 4, the second half is a clue for how the numbers are used

Hint 5: Once you know what to do with the image

use https://www.colorcodepicker.com/?pn=2O4fA.png to get the hex codes, I realized that different color pickers get slightly different results

Hint 6:

Once you reached the last line, there is one more connection you have to make, the thing being above your head is the final clue, not the answer

Edit: I had to make a correction. Minor spoiler for step 1

I realized when I was going through the answers, that some of my numbers were wrong, I've updated the image

## 2 Answers

Is this the answer..Thanks to the answer by SKOG.

Bucket (Water-Carrier another name for Aquarius Constellation in Latin)

The key to the door is given in verse
Lineup the objects after they're cursed

Convert the colour of the images to hexadecimal value.(Hex is one kind of cursing)

Count to 10 for each pair, before they can take you anywhere

Take pairs of 2 and convert to decimal format. You get 45030718117289879.

Dot 1 and 11 and you won't go wrong

replace 1 and 11 with .(dot)

Separate after 8, and negate the long

Separate after the number 8 between 1 and 11.(To identify which 8). Negate after the 8

At last you're here, where all's been said, the final clue is above your head.

The number is coordinates for a constellation. Format: HH MM SS.S -±DD MM SS.SSS. Convert number to valid format(For example: 45 is 21 in HH. Do this for all Hours, minutes, seconds and then degrees, minutes, seconds). You get 21 03 07.8 -01 13 29.879 as the final coordinates.
The constellation at this co-ordinate is Aquarius which in Latin means Water Carrier.. Hinting that the answer is bucket. Coordinate to constellation converter used: http://djm.cc/constellation.html

• I realized going through your answer that the final info I had was wrong. I had to update the image, I'm sorry for the mistake. On line 3 you made a slight mistake (don't change a string format) There is a better interpretation of line 4 If you redo step one now you'll get slightly different numbers, which will make it more clear when they are used correctly Your answer is great, but there are better interpretations (IMHO) of the lines that lead to the correct answer – Dewey823 May 31 '18 at 14:38
• Also your use of the numbers, reverses the order of the last line, it was written that way for a reason. If that makes any sense – Dewey823 Jun 4 '18 at 11:39

I think I have most of it, but I'm having trouble with the final line.

Lineup the objects after they're cursed

Hex color values (cursed=hexed) are 2d001e 475111 1c624f, then concatenate for 2d001e4751111c624f

Count to 10 for each pair, before they can take you anywhere

Convert every two numbers to decimal (count to 10), for 45030718117289879.

Dot 1 and 11 and you won't go wrong

Dot the 1 and 11: 4503071.811.7289879

Separate after 8, and negate the long

Separate at 8, turn the longer string negative: 4503071.8 -11.7289879

At last you're here, where all's been said, the final clue is above your head

I believe this is coordinates of a star in a constellation. I may have done something wrong, but I don't know what system is needed here.

• I think your reasoning should be correct, but I don't think that number can fit in a celestial coordinate system, the first number seems way too big. – Arch2K May 31 '18 at 3:42
• It's been pointed out to me by someone else that "1 and 11" can also mean the first and 11th digits, and that after the 8 could be the eighth digit. This might give 4.5003071, -811.7289879. Second number still seems a bit large. – SKOG May 31 '18 at 3:53
• Might it mean to replace 1 and 11 with dot. – Nappa May 31 '18 at 4:16
• I realized going through your answer that the final info I had was wrong. I had to update the image, I'm sorry for the mistake. On line 3 you made a slight mistake (don't change a string format) There is a better interpretation of line 4 (the first comment is closer, but I'm a programmer, as a small nudge) – Dewey823 May 31 '18 at 12:04