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


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From Somebody's completed nonogram grid, we can see Therefore,


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Finished nonogram: These are Meaning the captain's new boat is literally a


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Thanks to jafe for spotting this. I think the answer is Solved nonogram Reasoning


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Here is what I have as a completed nonogram. I don't think I've missed anything. I'm not yet sure where to go from here but it's a start!


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Aha! The solution:


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Partial answer Answers to the trivia quiz: The letters And now?


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It is a And here is why And a picture is worth a 1000 words.


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The secret message is The model appears to be Searching for different possible mappings... The other mappings don't have an obvious translation. Finally,


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The answer is: How to solve? Notice first that there are: If we then: At this point, now that we know the encoding, we can see that there was another clue in the puzzle that I inadvertently skipped past altogether! Notice that: This solution also explains the title, since:


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Continuing from M Oehm's answer: The phrase he extracted should be parsed as This is then interpreted:


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Thinking about this problem in reverse is easier, i.e. think about the trees that need to remain. Find the fewest number of trees that can be arranged in five lines with 4 trees in each line. To minimise that number, we need as many trees as possible to do double duty by being part of multiple lines.


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Okay, I believe the answer to this puzzle is: Why? Well, first of all note that the title is: Line 1: Line 2: Line 3: How do we put all this together?


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Answer: Building off of Jens' answer, we get the instruction Stacking the boxes in this manner, with 1 in the lower left corner, and filling columns first yields Reading this as


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Very partial answer If you you get If this is interpreted as There's (at least) two ways to stack the boxes in that way, but neither way immediately gave me an answer. I'm thinking


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Completed nonogram grid: This is (thanks @msh210 !) and so the dress code must be Edited to add:


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I believe the answer should be Reasoning:


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Answer: Building on the same reasoning as per @Belhenix:


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TL;DR: The answer to this puzzle is: Explanation: Note first of all that the puzzle itself bears a resemblance to: Note next that: Looking familiar? Of course! Because: So if we next: What can we do with this now? Well, how about trying to interpret this using: By doing so, we find that: Which (as stated at the very top) translates to: Notice finally ...


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I'm going to ... The last pages of the logbook read: How the cipher works:


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Final answer See Deusovi's answer for the first step of filling in the grid. Now so evidently the buckle resembled


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Partial answer: Grid filled, not sure how to extract The trick to filling the grid is that The filled grid, and clue explanations: What next?


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Professor Pun studies The solved nonogram looks like this: If you I arrived at this answer independently of the commenters on hexomino's answer.


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Partial Answer It appears to be an equation, but I haven't looked closely at whether it could be a message disguised as an equation. Either way, the nonogram was fun!


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Not sure if I'm missing the actual puzzle, but this seems to be


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As Thomas Markov found in their answer, This can be taken to mean In fact, this answer is quite thematic since


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PARTIAL ANSWER First thing of note: Which gives us the ordering of: However:


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Given the solved nonogram by Anna I believe:


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Partial Answer, ~50% done Part 1 - Green figures, top right Part 2 - Yellow Triangles, Dots, and Crosses


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Wrap-up: The Making Of A Twisted Enigma This is not a solution to the puzzle, but provides notes from its poser. This type of answer has been approved by the community. Caution: This post may contain spoilers. Inspiration Creative steps Logistical steps and resources Takeaway The detailed things I was looking for in a solution were: That's all the ...


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