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Paint_It_Black
01-09-2007, 08:18 AM
Someone just posted this on another forum, and I quite enjoyed it. See if you can figure it out.

Obviously don't read ahead if you don't want to see the answer. It's going to get posted at some point.



http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/806/puzzpuepkg9.png

One letter is missing in one of these rectangles. What is it, and where should it go?

T-6005
01-09-2007, 08:41 AM
All of them have 3 letters except the bottom one, so I'm obviously working off of that but not making any headway otherwise.

the_GoDdEsS
01-09-2007, 08:49 AM
Hahahaha, I'm guessing "O" in the bottom one on the right but not exactly in the corner. How very American.

Paint_It_Black
01-09-2007, 08:52 AM
Damn woman, that was fast.

It should be more to the left than the right though.

JoY
01-09-2007, 08:54 AM
I'm guessing it's supposed to say "How I hate you." So, maybe the letter missing in that bottom right box is the letter Y.

what about the -e?

the_GoDdEsS
01-09-2007, 08:54 AM
Oh yes, second letter. :P

T-6005
01-09-2007, 08:57 AM
Break it down for me. Please.

the_GoDdEsS
01-09-2007, 08:58 AM
Hint? Put the four rectangles together, on top of each other. And then read.

T-6005
01-09-2007, 09:01 AM
Ah. Now I feel dumb. You should have seen the charts and numbers I had totally written out for this.

Anything to escape class, I suppose.

the_GoDdEsS
01-09-2007, 09:04 AM
Oops, meant four. Edited.

Haha, I was thinking it had to do something with the order of the letters in the alphabet but then after it did not make sense I tried the other trick. Way easier than you'd think.

T-6005
01-09-2007, 09:05 AM
That's definitely true. I'm glad I didn't save the file I had opened to think about this or I'd be tempted to post it. And then I'd get laughed at. There were charts and tables and codes.

JoY
01-09-2007, 09:08 AM
makes perfect sense, yes. =)

Paint_It_Black
01-09-2007, 09:42 AM
Hint? Put the four rectangles together, on top of each other. And then read.

That would only count as a "hint" for Zagmeno. For everyone with a brain it's the whole answer.



Haha, I was thinking it had to do something with the order of the letters in the alphabet

That was my first idea too. I assigned them all a number based on their position in the alphabet but quickly realized that wasn't making sense. It took me a while after that to actually figure it out, but I have been up all night.


There were charts and tables and codes.

Don't feel bad, I had Wordpad open with some shitty math in it for a while. Then I opened Paint to draw one rectangle and put all the letters in it because I couldn't do it in my head.

T-6005
01-09-2007, 09:55 AM
That was my first idea too. I assigned them all a number based on their position in the alphabet but quickly realized that wasn't making sense. It took me a while after that to actually figure it out, but I have been up all night.
That's definitely what I did too. And then I flipped the number assignment in case it was backwards from Z.

Paint_It_Black
01-09-2007, 10:37 AM
Wow, I didn't consider that one.

You didn't solve it, but damn, points for trying.

T-6005
01-09-2007, 11:32 AM
Correction, smartass: For you it's the whole answer 'cuz you already solved it. Other people are still trying to unscramble everything and try to make a sentence out of it and yadayadayada.
No. No. No way. Seriously?

NO WAY.

Harnum
01-09-2007, 11:45 AM
So, you still don't know what it says Zagmen0? There's no unscrambling dipshit.

JoY
01-09-2007, 12:50 PM
Correction, smartass: For you it's the whole answer 'cuz you already solved it. Other people are still trying to unscramble everything and try to make a sentence out of it and yadayadayada.

oh. my. god.

I'm a blonde woman. even I got it straight away after what she said.

H1T_That
01-09-2007, 01:06 PM
You fucking dumbass. The answer has been given, how can you not know what it is?

H1T_That
01-09-2007, 01:21 PM
I don't see it anywhere in here.

Then you are a total retard.

BTW, its obvious now that you know what the answer is, and are just being a worthless spamming cunt.

Tizzalicious
01-09-2007, 02:00 PM
I guess I'm on the same retard level als ZagmenO, I couldn't figure it out, even with Sim's help, I needed more help from Per :(

Llamas
01-09-2007, 02:01 PM
I lol at the people who tried math and such. I could tell that there was no association with the letters... but it was obvious that a letter was missing from the bottom box, and that it had to be more toward the left, due to letter positions in other boxes. I didn't figure out that it was an O, because I read the thread after looking at it for like 1 minute, haha.

And Zagmen is either really stupid, or really unfunny. But we already knew that.

Oh, and his comment reminds me of Sean Connery in celebrity jeopardy on SNL. "Trebeck, you think it's so easy because you have the answers on that card! This man reads from cards!"

Lodat225
01-09-2007, 02:02 PM
oh. my. god.

I'm a blonde woman. even I got it straight away after what she said.

Who cares if you're blonde?

And no, i didn't get it/tried.

Llamas
01-09-2007, 02:09 PM
...have you never heard the stereotype that blondes are dumb? Never heard a blonde joke? Wow, that's sad.

Lodat225
01-09-2007, 02:11 PM
...have you never heard the stereotype that blondes are dumb? Never heard a blonde joke? Wow, that's sad.

Of course i have heard about it, but it annoys me that someone that's blonde, and obviously smart, says she's dumb because of the color of her hair.

Llamas
01-09-2007, 02:13 PM
You know, there's this thing called "kidding". You should try it out sometime. I'm *pretty sure* Bella doesn't actually think she's dumb.

Lodat225
01-09-2007, 02:16 PM
You missed my whole point . Just stop.

T-6005
01-09-2007, 02:31 PM
You missed my whole point . Just stop.
No. She didn't.

Llamas
01-09-2007, 02:34 PM
This is true that I didn't, but lodat is not smart enough to bother continuing this conversation with.

T-6005
01-09-2007, 02:37 PM
This is true that I didn't, but lodat is not smart enough to bother continuing this conversation with.
I don't ever have conversations with him.

Sin Studly
01-09-2007, 10:50 PM
I guess I'm on the same retard level als ZagmenO, I couldn't figure it out, even with Sim's help, I needed more help from Per

You're not very smaartje. :(

JoY
01-10-2007, 08:36 AM
Who cares if you're blonde?

And no, i didn't get it/tried.

I'm blonde inside out. I'm a real fucking slow thinker. if I solve something, I'm most of the times the last one to solve it. well, depends on what it is, but STILL. Sim basically said what it is.


You know, there's this thing called "kidding". You should try it out sometime. I'm *pretty sure* Bella doesn't actually think she's dumb.

hehe, no I don't. I do KNOW fo sho I'm a reaaally slow thinker, though.:p hell, I'm the inventer of; "but y'know, Paris is like, a city".

I think Lodat may be blonde in the worst kinda way. & he can't admit he's lost an "argument". sad. dear Lodat, telling people they missed YOUR point only clearifies how much you missed THE point.

the_GoDdEsS
01-10-2007, 08:51 AM
I still think we're paying too much attention to the trolls.

HeadAroundU
01-10-2007, 09:17 AM
Listen to this wise woman who solved a puzzle mystery. :p

Paint_It_Black
01-10-2007, 01:43 PM
It's already been explained so clearly.

Put the 4 rectangles on top of each other, including the letters within them. This forms three words. One of the words has a missing letter. The missing letter is "O".