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This is Not Pron

  1. Nov 28, 2004 #1
    http://www.deathball.net/index.php?cat=info&pid=12

    This is probably the hardest online game/scavenger hunt I've seen. It consists of about 60 stages. In order to pass each stage, you really have to think outside the box. This isn't just a point and click on the right spot game. You need to look at the URLs, view source, edit the pictures, google, solve riddles, translate Morse code, etc etc. The online stats show that only 0.0009% of people who have tried this game have made it to the end.

    Good luck!

    (I'm at stage 7 right now... I suck. lol)

    http://www.deathball.net/index.php?cat=info&pid=12
     
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  3. Nov 28, 2004 #2
    wow! I just got past level 5, whew!
     
  4. Nov 29, 2004 #3
    Critical Error!

    MySQL database offline, page cannot be loaded. Slap GameServer.net to restart MySQL!

    :mad:
     
  5. Dec 2, 2004 #4
    I got to level 5 before I had to go to bed. I haven't really tried since I first played it, though.
     
  6. Dec 2, 2004 #5
    Wow this is fun!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Darn it i have exam tomorrow i wont play this one pretty long..
    maybe i will give it a try after exams!!

    Level 1,2,3 are breeze
    Level 4 was a bit diff but was not very hard
    Level 5 was err straightforward (i needed a bit of help from clues tho)
    Level 6 .... well hints were good no probs
    Level 7 was hard too hard ...... too much of googling yeech!
    I am on Level 8 and i am hungry
    I will prolly catch up on it a bit later, but when will i study for the exam :cry:

    **Blames check for all these**

    -- AI
     
  7. Dec 2, 2004 #6
    hey!!

    i'm stuck on the #4. guess, i m not any good at this, but i still want to do it. if anyone of you is kind enough, then pls pm me the username and password.
     
  8. Dec 2, 2004 #7
    hmm
    dont give up so soon!!
    The level 4 is pretty easy but you need to have sharp eyes ...
    The image is the only important thing here ...
    I might suggest brightening up your monitor cuz the "message" may not be seen properly ..

    -- AI
    PS -> i am on level 16 now oh brother i must stop myself or i will fail my exam tomorrow :cry:
     
  9. Dec 2, 2004 #8

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    This game is awesome.
    I was going to study today, but I`m not going to now.

    I just got to level 8.
     
  10. Dec 2, 2004 #9
    dammit i cant figure out this number 4. :mad:
     
  11. Dec 3, 2004 #10
    cdhotfire,
    did u brighten up the image as i suggested ?
    did u see something peculiar in the image ... something u feel looks odd and shouldnt be there?

    -- AI
     
  12. Dec 3, 2004 #11
    the only thing i saw was dots on the drower, but i cant read what it says. My screen only brightens a little, :grumpy: .
     
  13. Dec 4, 2004 #12
    Thats the message :wink:

    a hint to proceed
    ::think SOS

    -- AI
     
  14. Dec 4, 2004 #13
    Man I'm stuck on no. 3. I feel sooo stupid!
     
  15. Dec 4, 2004 #14
    dont feel that way .... many ppl get stuck

    A general method of solving the levels on this site,
    1> note down the url of the page
    atleast anything after http://deathball.net/notpron/
    2> note down the title of the page
    3> carefully peruse the image and see for peculiarities and note them down
    4> look at the source code of the page (if u have html experience , it could be highly useful) there are hints on the source code of the page included as comments.
    5> last and not totally necessary , a browser with google opened.

    for level 3,
    first see the image,
    why do u think the image was taken ... do u see anything peculiar? i mean why would anyone take a pic of a monitor , its useless but if the pic of a monitor is given then it must have some clue maybe a picture or some text?
    secondly,
    once u found what the image has, concentrate on url.

    -- AI
     
  16. Dec 4, 2004 #15
    by the way,
    if anyone has made it beyond level 23
    please help me :cry:

    i have found clues , but i am not making any sense out of them .... yet! :cry:

    -- AI
     
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2004
  17. Dec 4, 2004 #16
    No worries i solved 23!!! ---> onto 24!!!!

    -- AI
     
  18. Dec 4, 2004 #17
    Oh wow, I just gave up after #7. I didn't think anyone followed the link. You guys are good.
     
  19. Dec 5, 2004 #18
    Well I cant get past level 3 !!!! I can't make out what it says on the monitor???
     
  20. Dec 5, 2004 #19
    ok I got 3. But now WTF is 4 all about?
     
  21. Dec 5, 2004 #20
    Oh, how do I save a level, or do I have to redo all previous levels if I exit.
     
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