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Banners (blurb)

Every day we see them on top of the board. They give us the title of the day. But on occasions there is something hidden in the banner itself.

02/24/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see y37zxroeopct54d
Reverse - d45tcpoeorxz73y
Skip(2) - d5coox7y4tperz3
Group by 5 and rearrange groups <1, 3, 2>
d5coo
perz3
x7y4t
Move last two chars to the front to make the passcode 4td5cooperz3x7y

06/21/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see x8x4x6x5y3y2yx17y3y0y8z0z2y3x5x8099x4y4yx17x4yx18x8x4x6x5y3x8x4x6x5y3y6
Using the blurb number 111012 and separating into 3 numbers:
11 10 12

Substitute x=11, y=10 and z=12 into string and group into triplets:
118 114 116 115 103 102 101 117 103 100 108 120 122 103 115 118 099 114 104 101 117 114 101 118 118 114 116 115 103 118 114 116 115 103 106

Dec to ASCII:
vrtsgfeugdlxzgsvcrheurevvrtsgvrtsgj

Atbash:
eightuvftwocathexisvfiveeighteightq

Words to numbers:
8uvf2cathexisv588q


08/04/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see xfentiu7p4q3isen78.
Split into 2 groups
xfentiu7p
4q3isen78

Read up the columns to get 4xqf3einsteinu778p


09/01/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 042189079111151151079111045071512109509110112014909218501518

Railfence 2 on the numbers:

054122118099057099111110115112105114097099121118054051057118

Split:

054 122 118 099 057 099 111 110 115 112 105 114 097 099 121 118 054 051 057 118

Decimal to ASCII

6zvc9conspiracyv639v

09/02/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 521811111115712165011010165111921818813534

Split into 3 rows, read each column top to bottom, and then left to right. Dec to ASCII

4ytb4evolveq895r

09/03/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see nsieneerthztcoewitgnhetvreoslqadn
Railfence Encrypt with 2 rails
ninetzceightrolanseerhtowtnevesqd

Split at middle and reverse second half
ninetzceightrolandqseventwothrees

9tzc8rolandq723s


09/04/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 364g366c234b776h260e224b111a833g909i1026i928h468i56a306f575e
Dividing the numbers by letter-number you get
52 122 117 97 52 112 111 119 101 114 116 52 56 51 115
Dec to ASCII - 4zua4powert483s

09/05/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 0FQ3)(81F)481QH04(D
Doing ASCII to hex, adding 70 to the values, and doing decimal to ASCII we get 4tyg3bletchleyv482r

09/06/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 0sjcqbqdg25hmpc1r31e8usnpq54ur7evivpvugrt9l6zh8lj3tfs3

09/07/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see C T GRGTFTCQCUCRCRGTCUCQCOGQe
ROT 13 every second character = C G GEGGFGCDCHCECEGGCHCDCBGD. Letters to number = 37 75 77 67 34 38 35 35 77 38 34 32 74. Hex to ASCII to get 7uwg4855w842t

09/08/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see wetenrfytcilfnocetcrzte
reverse letters and place numbers where needed (each 2 letters represent a number like et = 8)
8xrc3conflicty493w


Also in the EXIF - 93 78 07 63 83 73 86 61 07 65 27 70 63 32 83 77
Reverse every odd pair and then do Hex to ASCII - 9xpc8shaperp628w

09/09/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see NXF6097DJ119YXJ10409921080ZX1033OD108119
Isolate the triples of numbers that look like valid decimal for lower case values. Convert those to ASCII
NXF6 097 DJ 119 YXJ 104 099 2 108 0ZX 103 3OD 108 119 ⇒ NXF6aDJwYXJhc2l0ZXg3ODlw
Base64 decode to 5qzh2parasitex789p

09/11/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 2UN6NATVOLV935C
Gronsfield with 26935 as key to get 2sh6exotics935x

09/12/2013

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On the EXIF you can see 8 18 21 1 2 6 7 14 18 19 15 7 6 8 18
Add 1 to each number, numbers to letters to get 9svb3ghostp879s

09/13/2013

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On the EXIF you can see ixssfwoufmertanislttmrehsienixern
Break into triplets then order each triplet third, first, second to obtain 6wsf4mentalismt369r

09/14/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see q1d1e1Dg1C1W1f1E1b1e1601bebc1c

09/15/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see xiswxeuofrnearulzehgittwisoxv
split into 3s, flip every alternate group (1, 3, 5…) to get 6wxe4neuralz826v

09/16/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 945-878-882-902-946-892-898-889-887-945-945-944-880
Subtract each group from 999, then do decimal to ASCII to get 6yua5kenp667w

09/17/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 1cTOzQzM1MzM3UmNmZTN3MmN3YzNzUjN3cTN3UzM
Reverse, base64 decode, hex to ascii to get 5uwe7gluons549u

09/18/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 062161460515071161341712160151460717066060360613
Rows of four, read first line forwards, second and third lines backwards. Repeat. Octal to ASCII

09/19/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see AGC BCE BCL AKL AGD BBI AKJ AKL BBJ BBK AKJ BCC BBC BCE AGF AGD AGH BCF
Letters to numbers, subtract 1 from the first position, 2 from the second and 3 from the third in each triple (as hinted by the file name). Decimal to ASCII gives you 2pwc3jacklandp537q

09/20/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 09193226300824012513301343044413281421

09/21/2013

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On the EXIF you can see AUE4MQEzqJ5wqTyioaZ3ZwE6

09/22/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 0808171708161212081717170809131708171717131114120817170808160916080817170814111208171709161608160817170911090817081717170913120808171717091312080817170812171116081717160809160908171717111314090808171712131311080817170817141408081717121313170817171708121308

Split into groups of 2. 12 and under: 0; above 12: 1. Split into groups of 8, binary to ASCII to get 4sze4matterv677r

08=0, 09=0, 11=1, 12=1, 13=0, 14=0, 16=1, 17=1, binary to ASCII to get 7que3mirrorx949t

09/23/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see NXZaewZrRrbGFsabyvopnlejxozmmtfrvmNlJf

09/24/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see LCA1ZjZjxnEsdGl2ACZ0NDl2
Groups of 4, atbash every odd group, b64 to ascii to get 9vuf6creativep449v

09/25/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 2112143121314112121142121122142212311411221341111412211122141242113121312211323211224212112214112331112

09/26/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see OHVD-ZTdsbC-ZlbGFjZXUyNzNA
Replace uppercase letters at the end of each group with the respective number (A=1)
OHV4ZTdsb3ZlbGFjZXUyNzN1
Base 64 decode to get 8uxe7lovelaceu273u

09/27/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 571116121384853715794482561135791119725161167276434549471476775253447179155
3 6 9 = space 1 4 7 = . 2 5 8 = - morse to text 6ryf2inspirer525w

This passcode had already been used in

09/28/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see FEIRNDGAFRVRAVVPTBEQFRVRATJBNVAEF

09/29/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see EYYMHUDVWTZZOMVSTNRJGEHDRKAZHHAZZXQTAU

09/30/2013

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Hidden Info
On the EXIF you can see 8fi7veaqpls0fi302c60
Rows of 4, read down columns to get 8vpf2felicias367q

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