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To solve this puzzle, note the key word in the text: If we employ this on each of the three parts of the puzzle text, we can get the following: So the reason your puzzle was closed is because it seems like you were telling us: So please provide suitable attribution!! ;-)


The eight patient names 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: Summary: And finally: Easter eggs / references:


The answer is The flags are These have the two letter codes These correspond to atomic symbols for Which have atomic numbers


Solved Slitherlink: Now, getting the question from the solved grid: We get the question, which is: Thematically, the answer is that:


The culprit is: Taking line 11 of the pastebin link in the problem (a text representation of all the notes): Summing all the digits in each 'word' gives: Converting to letters: By some brute force, I found that Not sure where to go from here! With a clue from @Punintended: @Gahja pointed out that: My guess as to what the The Great Art has to do with ...


This looks like some sort of cryptogram -- each symbol in the ciphertext replacing some symbol in the plaintext. "7l8" occurs over and over again, often at the start of a line; could it be "the"? If so then "7l858" is presumably "there" (could be "these" but that seems less likely) and then probably "l6&...


The message says: Method: Why:


First of all, as indicated by the write_as_ascii() function, the message is actually a series of bytes (uint8_t), not 16-bits words. The words given are the combination of two bytes in a little endian format, meaning the least-significant byte is first (e.g. 5dcb is actually the byte CB followed by the byte 5D). Moreover, the decoding function write_as_ascii(...


Some observations that might eventually amount to something, or not: Without the artist's signature, it's hard to know if the painting is oriented as intended. It could be upside-down. It could be sideways too, but I for one find it more aesthetically pleasing in portrait position. When we do get it right side up, there's no guarantee that the information ...


Partial answer: all but two clues solved The cryptic clue answers are: I've tried

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