Well Ladies and Gentlemen... I am in need of some help with a riddle

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by JSylvia007, Jun 13, 2003.

  1. JSylvia007

    JSylvia007 OSNN Junior Addict

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    Ok.. first let me pose this to you:

    11011010101100- If you're smart enough to decipher this, then you're smart enough to figure out how to use it on someone.

    this is in a friend of mine's personal info... I can't figure it out at all... and I really want to. this is what I have been able to figure out... first of all if anyone cant convert it to decimal, it's 13996. which I still cant come up with. I've tried possible letters on a phone pad, but thats not it... i've also tried ascii code... and using the table on http://www.asciitable.com , and this is what i came up with...

    here... 1 means SOH (start of heading), makes more sense as 13, or CR(Carridge return...) next comes 99, which is c, therefore CRC, and finally the 6 means ACK, or acknowlegde, and therefore CRCACK...

    But that makes no sense... SO, as usual, I jump to you my friends... any insight would be greatly appreciated! I hope that someone could help me with this :)

    ~Jake
     
  2. Octopus

    Octopus Moderator

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    ouh my god!
    he is.........the one:D
     
  3. JSylvia007

    JSylvia007 OSNN Junior Addict

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    LOL... i know and right now it's aggrivating... I've been working on it for over an hour now, and he just informed me that simple 8th grade math would figure it out, and i should have figured it out in 5 min... HOW STUPID DO I FEEL!!!

    ~Jake
     
  4. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Not sure if this is of any help, but...

    Binary: 11011010101100

    Ternary: 201012101
    Quintal: 421441
    Octal: 33254
    Decimal: 13996
    Hexadecimal: 36AC
     
  5. Un4gIvEn1

    Un4gIvEn1 Moderator

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    well, you are assuming that he meant it to be a single number. Maybe they are pairs that are clumped together? So, if you paired them in 2's, then you would have "3122230" I don't know if that is anything, but you never know.
     
  6. Un4gIvEn1

    Un4gIvEn1 Moderator

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    If what you mean is you can't figure out how to convert, then here's a little help...

    Code:
    1    1    0    1    1    0    1    0    1    0    1   1   0   0 
    8192 4096 2048 1024 512  256  128  64   32   16   8   4   2   1
    
    
    Add these together...
    8192 4096 0    1024 512  0    128  0    32   0    8   4   0   0
    
    it equals...
    13996
    
    If that's not what you meant, then just ignore me... maybe someone else will find it useful
     
  7. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    It could be a trick question. It means nothing. And if you are smart enough to understand this, you can figure out that it can be used to drive people crazy. Well almost anyway.

    Just a thought. :)
     
  8. JSylvia007

    JSylvia007 OSNN Junior Addict

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    Good insight Zed... If i cant get it in a bit, i think i'll just agree with you LOL!!

    ~Jake
    P.S. Thanks for all the input so far
     
  9. dave holbon

    dave holbon Moderator

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    It nearly makes sense when looked at as a musical rhythm (you know long long short) etc or the reverse. This would translate to (nearly) we will rock you be Queen.
    Are you sure?
    :eek: :) :(
     
  10. Mubbers

    Mubbers Shoot! Political User

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    Maybe it's more simple than that.

    Might be morse code with 1's as dots and 0's as dashes (or vice versa).

    Mubbers
     
  11. JSylvia007

    JSylvia007 OSNN Junior Addict

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    Well.. I still havent found out the answer... but i did come across this website.. http://nickciske.com/tools/binary.php it converts binary into ASCII code... Might be fun to use.

    ~Jake