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He gave her 8 choices. 7 lead to death, one lets her continue.

  • O6A
  • O6B
  • I6C
  • U6D
  • I6E
  • I6F
  • O6G
  • O6H

Of course, he knew she had no idea. He turned the hour glass and gave her 5 items from his suitcase.

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She still had no idea when the hour glass was over. With his giant smile: don't worry, you have another hour to find out.

He turned the hour glass once more and told her:

You are missing three letters, they are within:

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Why did she choose O6G?

Hints

This hint was added following @user118161's answer

For second part, what he gave her was three papers. One printed all black, another empty one, white color and one with a # printed in huge font size.

Hint 1 - 8th of April

The five items share something in common. What they share has 5 letters.

Hint 2 - 15th of April

The three rightly chosen letters from black white and hashtag plus the letters of words in Hints 1, when correctly concatenated, form a person's surname that help identify why she choose O6G :)

Hint 3 - 15th of May

They are playing Chess
I modified a little Hint 2 making it better. That is, his surname is 8 letters length.

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  • $\begingroup$ Does the ship and the card have anything to do with the movies Titanic and Joker? $\endgroup$ – user118161 Apr 9 at 3:06
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    $\begingroup$ @user118161, well... looks like you only have 3 items left :) $\endgroup$ – JKHA Apr 9 at 10:56
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    $\begingroup$ @user118161 What about searching gladiator on your favorite search engine? I have edited the Yellow Dress so you are better well directed :) $\endgroup$ – JKHA Apr 10 at 1:42
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    $\begingroup$ I reverseimagesearched the yellow dress, and apparently it's from La La land(2016) $\endgroup$ – user118161 Apr 10 at 1:51
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    $\begingroup$ @oAlt! Yes, adding it $\endgroup$ – JKHA May 15 at 3:17
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Partial answer, based on @user118161's comments:

The pictures represent:

Oscar winning movies: Lala Land, Joker, Titanic, Green Book, and Gladiator

So, the solution to Hint 1 is:

Oscar, which has 5 letters

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  • $\begingroup$ As does 'movie'. $\endgroup$ – Lanny Strack Apr 10 at 3:53
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    $\begingroup$ As does 'films', and for that matter, 'thing'. But, would the op choose 5 academy award winners if a more generic answer was wanted? $\endgroup$ – Kramii Apr 10 at 7:44
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    $\begingroup$ I think it is likely that 'Oscar' plays a role in the solution to the puzzle, but the purpose of Hint 1 was just to get us to figure out why those images were chosen in the first place. I suspect that 'movie' is what the OP had in mind with that hint. We'll know soon enough. $\endgroup$ – Lanny Strack Apr 10 at 7:50
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    $\begingroup$ First letter of oscar is o, which is also first letter of o6g. $\endgroup$ – user118161 Apr 11 at 1:37

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