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I created this puzzle. Find the next term of the sequence.

cjJxa2JyMS9wcHAxcHBwcC8xTjJibjIvQjFucFEyTi8zUDQvOC9QUFAxUFBQUC8xUjFLMUIxUg== MmtycWIxci9wcHAxcHBwcC8zbjQvQk4xcDQvbjJQMU4yLzJQMUtRMi9QUDJQUFBQLzFiMVIxQjFSCg== MmtyTmIxci9wcHAxcHBwcC8zbjQvMU4xcDFxMi9uQjFQMlExLzJQNS9QUGIxUFBQUC8zUktCMVI= MXIzYjFyL3BwcDFwcHBwLzJrNS8xUXFwM2IvMm5QMVIyLzFuUDNOMS9QUEsxUFBQUC80TkIxUg== OC9wMXAxcDMvcDJicDJLLzNwMnBwL2tOMVAxUjFQLzJyUTFQUDEvUFAzUDIvOA== UTRiMXIvcDFwa3BwcHAvcDRyMi9LMnAzQi8zUDQvNVAxUi9QUDFOMVBQUC8xYlIzbjE= OC9wM3AzLzFScE5wMy9wMVE0cC9rMlAycFAvNVBQMS9QMmIxUDIvNUsy OC9wM3AzLzJwMXAzL3AxUXAycHAvM1AxYjFQL0s0UFAxL1A0UDFSLzNOMWsy MkszTjEvcDNwMy8yUTUvcDFwMXBQMXAvM1AycFAvUDRQUDEvOC8yYjRr

Hint 1:

Giving a racist advantage?

Hint 2:

Ephemeral

Hint 3:

Doctor Who

Bonus:

Why am I special and how am I related to the following image?

Cryptic_Clue_Bonus

Note: 'am' refers to the element that continues the above sequence

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  • $\begingroup$ the barcode decodes to 4??6+X2 $\endgroup$
    – matt
    Jun 22, 2020 at 22:32
  • $\begingroup$ @matt That looks like a rot13(cyhf pbqr) $\endgroup$ Jun 23, 2020 at 4:06
  • $\begingroup$ There's the (absolutely obvious) finding that rot13(gur ryrzragf ner onfrfvkglsbhe-rapbqrq purff SRA cbfvgvbaf. V nz gelvat gb svaq gur tnzrf gurl ner sebz, ohg gung frrzf vzcbffvoyr orpnhfr yvgrenyyl rirelobql nfxf sbe n "Cerzvhz Zrzorefuvc" (jub rira ohlf gurfr?). V (enaqbzyl) fhfcrpg gung gur ynfg DE pbqr vf n cyhf pbqr ercerfragvat gur cynpr jurer gurfr tnzrf jrer cynlrq, jvgu 2 punenpgref ercynprq ol ?.) $\endgroup$ Jun 23, 2020 at 4:29
  • $\begingroup$ Lbh'er evtug @mypronounismonicareinstate. Ohg jung lbh fnvq nobhg gur cyhf pbqr vfa'g evtug. Gel gb eryngr gur uvagf. Ohg terng thrff gubhtu. $\endgroup$ Jun 23, 2020 at 4:53
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, @matt and Forgotten_User $\endgroup$ Jun 23, 2020 at 4:56

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Partial answer to lighten the load of future solvers

The base64 strings all decode to the following FEN chess strings:

r2qkbr1/ppp1pppp/1N2bn2/B1npQ2N/3P4/8/PPP1PPPP/1R1K1B1R


2krqb1r/ppp1pppp/3n4/BN1p4/n2P1N2/2P1KQ2/PP2PPPP/1b1R1B1R


2krNb1r/ppp1pppp/3n4/1N1p1q2/nB1P2Q1/2P5/PPb1PPPP/3RKB1R


1r3b1r/ppp1pppp/2k5/1Qqp3b/2nP1R2/1nP3N1/PPK1PPPP/4NB1R


8/p1p1p3/p2bp2K/3p2pp/kN1P1R1P/2rQ1PP1/PP3P2/8


Q4b1r/p1pkpppp/p4r2/K2p3B/3P4/5P1R/PP1N1PPP/1bR3n1


8/p3p3/1RpNp3/p1Q4p/k2P2pP/5PP1/P2b1P2/5K2


8/p3p3/2p1p3/p1Qp2pp/3P1b1P/K4PP1/P4P1R/3N1k2


2K3N1/p3p3/2Q5/p1p1pP1p/3P2pP/P4PP1/8/2b4k

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  • $\begingroup$ What do they signify @micsthepick? $\endgroup$ Jun 26, 2020 at 9:28
  • $\begingroup$ @JohnBrookfields dunno. The intent was to make it easier for others to figure it out, maybe I'll take another look tomorrow $\endgroup$ Jun 26, 2020 at 9:49

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