# This is why I shouldn't leave my notebook out in my sleep

So, last night, I accidentally left my notebook out on my nightstand, because I was doing homework late.

When I woke up, it was open (which it wasn't before!). My hands were covered in ink, and there were some really weird symbols on the page the notebook was open to.

I wrote them (my hands were inky), so there must be some meaning to my sleep-writing, perhaps something important? Can you find anything in the odd symbols?

P.S. Even in my sleep, I'm not a good drawer, keep that in mind if you find any oddities.

Hints coming maybe, there is at least one already hidden.

2X 5Y 3R 1W 4V
1B 3M 5H 4J 2U
4U 7N 6G 3V 1T 5U 2G
1I 3H 6B 2Y 5H 7M 4J
1E 3V 4T 2C
2V 6F 3R 1R 5H 4Y

These correspond to directions on a keyboard - trace a path from letter to letter in numerical order within each line. For example, the first line traces W X R V Y, creating the letter W.

This spells out the final answer WAKE UP. Sounds like it worked!

• Pretty sure you've got the first letter upside down :)
– Jafe
Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 14:10
• @ExcitedRaichu I think jafe means that Level 51 has the first letter upside down... Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 14:16
• @El-Guest phew, I started second guessing myself lol. Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 14:31
• @jafe: ha, I did indeed! The new answer makes a ton more sense, too :P (edited in the new answer!) Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 14:49
• @El-Guest: good catch (and edited in)! Though of course I'm going to pretend none of this brainfart ever happened :)) Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 15:18

The markings are:

letter and number overlayed and mirrored.

My interpretation of them:

2X 5Y 3R 1W 4V
1B 3M 5H 4J 2U
4U 7N 6G 3V 1T 5U 2G
1I 3H 6B 2Y 5H 7M 4J
1E 3V 4T 2C
2V 6F 3R 1R 5H 4Y

Each 'word' has numbers that count up to the number of letters in that word(i.e. a 5 letter word has 1,2,3,4,5). If you order each letter based on the corresponding numbers you get:
WXRVY
BUMJH
TGVUUGN
IYHJHBM
ECVT
RVRYHF

So far I've tried shifting the letters but no clear answer from that yet. Still looking further.

• Yup, you're on the right track. Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 13:41
• Great start! I think r13(gur barf lbh'er zvffvat ner obgu W'f) Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 13:41
• @El-Guest Thank you! somehow must've forgot that letter Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 13:42
• ROT13(Nyy bs gur yvarf unir ahzoref pbeerfcbaqvat bar gb gur ahzore bs yrggre va gur yvar)... not sure if that's helpful (and I apologize if you already noticed) or what to do with that info Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 13:48
• @Greg I was just looking at that now will update my answer if I find anything Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 13:50

Partial:

Letters:

2X 5Y 3R 1W 4V
1B 3M 5H 4J 2U
4C 7N 6G 3V 1T 5U 2G
1I 3H 6B 2Y 5H 7M 4J
1E 3V 4T 2C
2V 6F 3R 1R 5H 4Y

The clue in the puzzle already:

Mentions finding anything in the odd symbols, which means let's look at only the odd numbered ones:

So that's:

5Y 3R 1W
1B 3M 5H
7N 3V 1T 5U
1I 3H 5H 7M
1E 3V
3R 1R 5H

I've tried

Shifting them forwards and backwards the number on the letter, so i'm thinking it's something else? 5H seems to be repeated a few times which might pare down a frequency or something.