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1. First, there is this text appended to the end of image:
2. TIBERIVS CLAVDIVS CAESAR says "lxxt>33m2mqkyv2gsq3q=w]O2ntk"
3.
4. Decrypt this with a Caesar cipher, and you get:
5. http://i.imgur.com/m9sYK.jpg
6.
7. This image of a decoy contains the words "out" and "guess", a reference to the steganography software OutGuess:
8. http://www.outguess.org/
9.
10. Decrypting the message with Outguess gives you this text:
11. http://pastebin.com/aXYZzzcv
12.
13. There is a book code and a link to a Reddit page:
14. http://www.reddit.com/r/a2e7j6ic78h0j/
15.
16. Of note are two images ("Welcome" and "Problems?") on the Reddit page which also contain Outguess messages:
17. http://pastebin.com/sJiGQEPM
18. http://pastebin.com/2xkvnPER
19.
20. The text from the Reddit page is here:
21. http://pastebin.com/RcjRf6sv
22. but more text continues to be added.
23. Note that there is supposed to be a double space between one sentence and the next.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28. The title of the Reddit page:
29. a2e7j6ic78h0j7eiejd0120
30. and the Mayan numbers on top (although the Mayan numerals only give the first 13 characters) are two representations of the following sequence of numbers:
31. 10, 2, 14, 7, 19, 6, 18, 12, 7, 8, 17, 0, 19, 7, 14, 18, 14, 19, 13, 0, 1, 2, 0
32.
33. Subtract these numbers from the text as follows:
34. U - 10 = K
35. k - 2 = i
36. b - 14 = n
37. n - 7 = g
38.
39. A full decoding is available at:
40. http://pastebin.com/iiiAWyNQ
41.
42. In the book code, 1:20 means to take the 20th character from the 1st line.  There are only 69 out of 76 lines posted so far, but what we have right now is (? = character not available yet):
43. Call us at us tele phone numBer two one four three nine oh nine six o???????
44.
45. The full telephone number is (214) 390-9608.  If you call this number you will hear the following from a computer-generated voice:
46. "Very good.  You have done well.  There are three prime numbers associated with the original final.jpg image.  3301 is one of them.  You will have to find the other two.  Multiply all three of these numbers together and add a .com to find the next step.  Good luck.  Goodbye."
47.
48. The two other numbers are 509 and 503, the width and height of the image.  Multiplying them together gives you the number:
49.
50. In addition, you can obtain this number if you look up the PGP key from the "Welcome" message:
51. http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?search=0x7A35090F&op=index
52. where the User ID is listed as:
54.
55. So we are led to the website:
56. http://845145127.com/
57. which displays a cicada and a countdown.  The cicada image also contains an OutGuess message, signed by the same key:
58. http://pastebin.com/L0i40NA0
59.
60. We were asked to wait until:
61. 17:00 on Monday, 9 January 2012 UTC
62.
63. After this time the page changed. It became a set of coordinates (as shown below) under the message: "Find our symbol at the location nearest you:".
64.
65. Coordinates:
66.
67. 52.216802,              21.018334
68. 48.85057059876962,      2.406892329454422
69. 48.85030144151387,      2.407538741827011
70. 47.664196,              -122.313301
71. 47.637520,              -122.346277
72. 47.622993,              -122.312576
73. 37.577070,              126.813122
74. 37.5196666666667,       126.995
75. 36.0665472222222,       -94.1726416666667
76. 33.966808,              -117.650488
77. 29.909098706850486      -89.99312818050384
78. 25.684702,              -80.441289
79. 21.584069,              -158.104211
80. -33.90281,              151.18421
81.
82. The locations these coordinates refer to are:
83.
84. Oleandrów 6, 01-001 Warsaw, Poland
85. 89-91 Rue de la Plaine, 75020 Paris, France
86. 36 Rue des Maraîchers, 75020 Paris, France
87. 4739 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
88. 514 Crockett St, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
89. 428 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
90. South Korea, Seoul, Gangseo-gu, Banghwa-dong, 830-8
91. South Korea, Seoul, Yongsan-gu, Seobinggo-dong, 287-1
92. 853-899 W Dickson St, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
93. 15717-15735 Euclid Ave, Chino, CA 91708, USA
94. State Highway 407, New Orleans, LA 70131, USA
95. 8718-8798 SW 152nd Ave, Miami, FL 33193, USA
96. 66-420 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712, USA
97. 143 George St, Erskineville NSW 2043, Australia
98.
99. We are currently waiting for people who live near such locations to give information on what is to be found at the designed place.
100.
101.
102. ATM UPDATE
103. So far, three of the locations have been visited and at the locations, QR codes were posted on lightposts.  These QR codes lead here: http://845145127.com/935691396441.jpg, http://845145127.com/876873892385.jpg, and here http://845145127.com/162667212858.jpg.
104.
105. Two of these images have been outguessed and revealed this: http://pastebin.com/r5L2YrXK and this: http://pastebin.com/HcLcAeYW
106.
107. In each of those are a bookcode and poem which is a clue for a text that (we think) should be used with the book code.
108.
109. Here are the poems reproduced:
110.
111. In twenty-nine volumes, knowledge was once contained.
112. How many lines of the code remained when the Mabinogion paused?
113. Go that far in from the beginning and find my first name.
114.
115. The Mabinogion was a book translated into english that was originally 29 volumes.  We assumed, "pause" referred to the break between Vol. 1 and Vol. 2.  We found how many lines were left in Vol. 2 and 3 then counted that many lines from the beginning and found the name "Peredur"
116.
117.
118. A poem of fading death, named for a king
119. Meant to be read only once and vanish
120. Alas, it could not remain unseen.
121.
122. We don't know what text this is referring to but we think, possibly, it's Tithonus.
123.
124. we've also found this: ftp://845145127.com/
125. we're thinking there are supposed to be 14 unique logins associated with the locations
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