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Let's number the hallways (doors) from $1$ to $2001$ from west to east. One important observation is that: This is because: Now, another important observation is that, if a dead-end room connects hallway $i$ and $i+1$: Combining both observations: How long will it take for us to survive? This is a visual help:


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I don't think there's anything in the story that shows that the (fictional) Chinese didn't fake this right, but here's a thing that seems like it might be easy to get wrong and possible to detect: Some caveats:


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James has difficulty


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You could be A long time ago, I used to be a model, Even though I was a bit thick boned, I'd dress in casual clothes like everyone else, I could have been a thousand different things, I was way ahead of my time, It pains me to think I should have been a singer instead, Nowadays, I'm not as mobile as I used to be, People treat me like I'm a ...


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The twelve images The twelve answers To get the instruction, To follow the instruction,


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Noticing that I created this: In which we find the following: Which are And at last, all are revealed!


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The bank is The colleagues are, in order, The person in need of urgent assistance A few other remarks:


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StephenTG has the correct answer. Just to finish off the full explanation by solving the remaining clues: James doesn't understand the difference between a trash can and a belt. James thinks that kings helped mosquitoes reproduce. James thinks that cylinder locks have ink in them. James believes that the atmosphere will possess his father's estate. ...


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The VoleBurgers The VygynBurgers The FowlBurgers The BowelBurgers The alleged authentic VowelBurgers where of course we know something is amiss because of Confession:


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Solution Your sister is and the age on the cake is Proof of uniqueness We're given several pieces of information: "transposed the digits of her age" - her age is 2 digits. "She'll thank you for the compliment" - the age on the cake makes her seem younger, so the second digit is smaller than the first. "her age is a prime number" - her age is a 2-digit ...


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I bet you're a because However,


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I assume there is something more to this, but the authors' names can all be


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Partial: So having gotten here, some possible clues to find what's missing:


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You were in the


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You might have been in In such a vehicle,


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I suspect the cyanide was hidden


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Update: Figured it out! They are playing: Explanation of Hints Here's my initial thoughts if it helps kick this off:


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Perhaps you Reasoning


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The message is: The way to reveal it:


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Jimmy's shaking in his _____. Then it would be simply impossible for him to _____ their appetite for questioning and dampen their hopes of finding a loophole. Give him one heck of a _____, perhaps? He thought he saw rhos, sigmas, maybe even _____. Then, with a look of disgust on his face, he _____ its contents, grumbling that they weren't the kind of ...


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I think the building is an The rooms are The roommates are The guests are


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Were you driving a The instructor was in the back seat, because You can't go slower than 60 mph, because The engine won't break, since You can probably stop by Once the journey stops, will be quite unusable, and is usually towed to storage.


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To start: Next, we follow those instructions: The next instruction is So, the last instruction says The last step was found by Jens:


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It's also possible that:


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Arranging the answers in columns, with the relevant letters next to them: Yielding


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I'm guessing you were


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Partial answer ... Welcome back btw! Nonogram I love me a good nonogram puzzle :-) This seems to be Poem I think perhaps Incorrect, there is zero weight Mother! Striped with no bra Beat the sword, the best characters Gentlemen, behind! Largest to smallest Here’s the rhyme there’s not much time Every façade will fade to show true face Let your head ...


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Final Answer It was because Also, I'm thinking the BANG could have been The murderer probably got in And the burned documents probably were This should leave both hints satisfied and the mystery... hopefully solved!


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