20160106, 18:28  #12  
May 2004
New York City
5×7×11^{2} Posts 
Quote:
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20160107, 08:39  #13 
Oct 2015
100001010_{2} Posts 

20160223, 18:02  #14 
"Tilman Neumann"
Jan 2016
Germany
11×43 Posts 
Has this link been provided already?
http://www.theguardian.com/education...ereducation.uk 
20160223, 18:54  #15  
Bamboozled!
"πΊππ·π·π"
May 2003
Down not across
2·5,477 Posts 
Quote:
Code:
AFFDXVXAAAGXXDF XXFGGAFAGGXFG AAXAAXXFXXFFFGG AFXGGVGGAFFAAFG VGGAXFXGXXFFAAF XDFFFAVFDXFDDXF I'd have a go but currently totally brainless with flu. 

20160223, 19:30  #16 
"Tilman Neumann"
Jan 2016
Germany
11·43 Posts 
Good guess I think, but on the other hand, many people may have tried that before?
(not me, I am proud I found that source xD) 
20160224, 14:38  #17 
"Tilman Neumann"
Jan 2016
Germany
11·43 Posts 
The Guardian article omitted 2 letters in the code...
The correct version from http://de.scribd.com/doc/109559436/H...IQTest#scribd is Code:
AFFDXVXAAAGXXDF XXFGGAFAFAGGXFG AAXAAXXFXXFFFGG AFXGGVGGAFFAAFG VGGAXFXGXXFFAAF XDFFFAVFDXFDDXF 
20160229, 09:34  #18 
Romulan Interpreter
Jun 2011
Thailand
2^{4}·13·47 Posts 
Ha! half of my white hair comes from that problem. (edit, which is the only one in the test which was never solved, so only the authors knows the answer).
[Edit 2: for some reason, I remember that in the original papers of the test, the letters were grouped 3 by 3. I have looked on scribd and on the web and it seems that this grouping is lost in time, but I spent so much time on this problem that I am almost sure that there were grouped like this: Code:
AFF DXV XAA AGX XDF XXF GGA FAF AGG XFG AAX AAX XFX XFF FGG AFX GGV GGA FFA AFG VGG AXF XGX XFF AAF XDF FFA VFD XFD DXF Also, I somehow remember that the first letter always was in AD, the second was always a FH and the third always XY (so, 4, 3, 2) and I tried to make proportions of the position of these letters in the alphabet. Now, that was 1012 years ago, so I may be totally wrong, but the 6 strings of letters, all together like presented on scribd, do not make much sense to me, and they don't remind me of anything. I will look for the original papers, I have them somewhere... end of edit 2] And the other half of the white hair I have is from those freaking furbles... (see my post #10 in this thread). (anyone solved Has/Dick #2? If you solved it by yourself, without external help and hints, just tell me how did you like it? Don't say the answer, just if you liked it or not. As I said, it is one of the best puzzles I ever solved, and I was so excited when I solved it, hehe) Last fiddled with by LaurV on 20160229 at 09:48 
20210312, 16:56  #19 
Mar 2021
1 Posts 
I solved the UNSOLVED QUESTION. Except the authors I know the answer too.

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