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#323391 The Chromatic Witch, Ep 2: The Power of Green

Posted by DudleyDude on 29 July 2012 - 02:51 AM

My apologies for not using a Spoiler but I think we are all playing together against the Witch and trying to reformat this inside a spoiler would be a huge pain.

This is what I have so far. Nothing I can make much sense of, but maybe will help everyone else.

The nth term in sequence K is: (49 - n)/[2|3] where '[2|3]' means 'either 2 or 3', but I haven't yet figured out when to use 2 instead of 3 or vice versa.

Similarly, the nth term in sequence H is: n*[1|2|3|4]

Rewriting the sequences with the variable choices yeids:
H: 3,2,2,2,3,3,4,1,3,2,3,1,2,3,1
K: 2,2,3,3,3,2,3,2,3,2,3,3,2,2,2


I'm guessing that we need to figure out the rules behind the 2 sequences and extend them out far enough to find the corresponding pairs that K and H quote at the very end (112,21), (93,9), (48,0.5), (84,14), (18,10.3), (84,7) and that the values of n for each entry will end up corresponding to a 6 letter word.

Since the H sequence involved [1|2|3|4], I decided to try that as well for the K sequence. I'm still not sure how to decide which multiplier/divisor is used, so I opened a spreadsheet and calculated all 4 possible H and K sequence numbers for n=1:48. I then looked for n's where both the final values quoted by H and K were existing for that value of n. That yielded the following sequence 28,31,48,21,18, 28.

I still don't know if this sequence is significant nor how to convert it to a word.
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#323338 The Chromatic Witch, Ep 2: The Power of Green

Posted by DudleyDude on 28 July 2012 - 06:15 AM

Spoiler for An educated guess for the final answer

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#323090 Help with cryptics

Posted by DudleyDude on 24 July 2012 - 10:37 PM

Here's a few to get started (without explanations). I'll try to add more after work.

Spoiler for Across guesses

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#322784 By An Utter Nuisance (literary litter à la Shakeepuddn)

Posted by DudleyDude on 21 July 2012 - 01:47 AM

I keep coming back to this and keep coming up blank.

@PG - Do you have a link back to Shakee riddle you reference?
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#321631 A Day on the Links

Posted by DudleyDude on 09 July 2012 - 01:01 AM

The clue is in the first spoiler. Still not positive of the final answer, but my first guess is in the 2nd spoiler

Spoiler for clue


Spoiler for guess


Sometimes I get excited when I solve (or partially solve) a riddle and then realize that PG beat me to it by a wide margin....
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#320829 Hunting Trip

Posted by DudleyDude on 02 July 2012 - 05:48 PM

Spoiler for another guess

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