2017 decoding challenge solutions

The week preceding January first, 7 pieces of codes were included in the daily Ingress.Codes posts

Put together they made up the following string

ybbxgjbkisbehsviruvqqraoyhrnpbqrffriravaugjbc7562

Solution

At the strike of Midnight on January first, a code was posted for every timezone around the globe

GMT +12

NHR4bzdwZWFjZXIycjNq

20 characters. Capital and lowercase letters and number.

GMT +11

TeRaIrPtCsBiPoTbAcBiBaRnXeRe

Seems to be pairs, this is a periodic theme !

GMT +10

kaktrezykonumrzlbiqfaefylozuhhaavvbeltyoocuahravveeittolcirkee

All letters, go through the usual cipher and a keyword sub

GMT +9

182437232327151726342623122837124733181936232634262338

All numbers, after you group them, check the range of the first digit

GMT +8

332441244544521345121535152412442314

All numbers ranging between 1 & 5

GMT +7

cdysv;lfgqowwxic4

That “;” is the best hint there is

GMT +6

9PmRcadY45bQ9WfK2IpkD

This code remained unsolved, a rearrange will give you the prefix, suffix and a link

GMT +5

GNZWQYZXO5XWYZTFO43G6MTP

Check those number range, sometimes it’s Base64, sometimes it’s…

GMT +4

g)i*y@z&t#n?t%n&s&i?d*k?u%w*e%y&c!z&x@f*r$v?q(i*n@*

This code also wasn’t Fully Redeemed. The string is alternating between letters and symbols

GMT + 3

37666b7232-1493609653-79347a3574

Seems to have 3 parts

GMT +2

0508120110040818191700190406080201192218180821

All numbers, group them check the range and convert

GMT +1

m950899900881949899880888892889886899886899950879945884

That “m” is a hint on where to start from

 GMT

2v/g2fwgblwbj2f9w

That / should lead you to the cipher

GMT -1

23211111212111122111312222112231212111331121411111312211115111232111132221214222122142

Sum up the numbers to see if you can divide by 8

GMT -2

O9Y7ETCNAEOMOTK7NAE2

Passcode format seems to be in reversed

GMT -3

6utyl5ktsyr56ad

15 characters with the right amount of numbers for a passcode

GMT -4

c6b5adbacaadbaacabadbeb6b1abacccb1c9b1

Hex but not in the right range

GMT -5

AUJR1A5IC9WDET5AZKD6AJVL9ANAKO

Close your eyes and feel it

GMT -6

FVFTSAVFCLJGJIRVW

GMT -7

FJMRQJJMKILLKJILNKIOOLKMPJGHKI

This one wasn’t fully redeemed. “A” is you key…

GMT -8

8F00FF4B00820000FF00FFFFFFFFFF0F52BA4B00820132204B00820F52BA00FFFF80800040826D50C878FF0000FFFF000072BB0F52BA4B0082DA91000072BB4B0082E1AD21

A long hex string. Even looks like a rainbow :p

GMT -9

6niv4jfvhgrlms5j1q

Passcode format is there

GMT -10

XPEri.EnC.eOF.sUDD.enand.StRi.kiNGR.EaL.Izati.ON

Dots are there, you’re missing the dashes

GMT -11

d9ac9de9ca268a7b5df23edf

It’s hex…

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  • Jason Lepack

    GMT +4 Rewards 15 L2 power cubes, 10 L3 Ultra Strikes, 20 L1 Resonators