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Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 11:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"It's so beautiful, Nicole."

dear Nicole, Several days ago, the sunrise over the Eiffel tower reached its Zenith at three, like Fire burning into the Twilight, Fighting back the enveloping darkness. For you, it Seems as though Einstein himself cannot match your intellect, Only surpassed by the beauty of the Eiffel.

p.s. Eileen wishes you the best of luck on your interview.

p.p.s. did you get the first two letters that I posted to you?

love, john.
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I'm not sure I understand this one...is it the beginning of a lateral adventure? Proceeding as though it isn't...

Are the oddly placed capital and lowercase letters (i.e. "dear", "Fire", "Twilight", etc.) relevant?

is this a true story?
Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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I'm not sure I understand this one...is it the beginning of a lateral adventure? Proceeding as though it isn't...
Nope, it's a riddle.

Are the oddly placed capital and lowercase letters (i.e. "dear", "Fire", "Twilight", etc.) relevant?
Yes.

is this a true story? Irr, but let's just say no.
Balin (Balin)
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Are all the words in capital letters relevant? Some of them? All the words in lowercase? Some of them?
Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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Are all the words in capital letters relevant? Some of them? All the words in lowercase? Some of them?

All of the words in capital letters are relevant.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011 - 1:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So those are:

Nicole
Several
Eiffel
Zenith
Fire
Twilight
Fighting
For
Seems
Einstein
Only
Eiffel
Eileen
I

Is this correct?

Are the capital letters themselves relevant? If the words in capitals started with the same letter, but were different words, would the riddle still work?
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So those are:

Nicole
Several
Eiffel
Zenith
Fire
Twilight
Fighting
For
Seems
Einstein
Only
Eiffel
Eileen
I Everything except for this one.

Is this correct? Mostly.

Are the capital letters themselves relevant? Yes. If the words in capitals started with the same letter, but were different words, would the riddle still work? Yope. Not necessarily, but you're half right.
Balin (Balin)
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Length of the words relevant? Last letters of the words? Number of consonants? Of vowels?
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Length of the words relevant? No. Last letters of the words? No but... Number of consonants? Of vowels? No to both.
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Any of the other letters in the word relevant? The second letter?
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Any of the other letters in the word relevant? The second letter? Yes.
Balin (Balin)
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So the first and second letters of each word are relevant - is that all of them?

If so, we have:

Ni
Se
Ei
Ze
Fi
Tw
Fi
Fo
Se
Ei
On
Ei
Ei

Right?
Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011 - 1:49 am:       
So the first and second letters of each word are relevant - is that all of them?

If so, we have:

Ni
Se
Ei
Ze
Fi
Tw
Fi
Fo
Se
Ei
On
Ei
Ei

Right?

Correct.
Balin (Balin)
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Are these segments meant to be read in this order? Is an anagram relevant? A code?
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Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011 - 2:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

HANG ON A MINUTE!!!

How about this:

Ni (ne)
Se (ven)
Ei (ght)
Ze (ro)
Fi (ve)
Tw (o)
Fi (ve)
Fo (ur)
Se (ven)
Ei (ght)
On (e)
Ei (ght)
Ei (ght)

or 9780525478188...but I don't know what that number could mean. A phone number?
Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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HANG ON A MINUTE!!!

How about this:

Ni (ne)
Se (ven)
Ei (ght)
Ze (ro)
Fi (ve)
Tw (o)
Fi (ve)
Fo (ur)
Se (ven)
Ei (ght)
On (e)
Ei (ght)
Ei (ght)

or 9780525478188...but I don't know what that number could mean. Haha, you got it! They're numbers. A phone number? But not this.
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***Recap***

Let's recap and see what we got so far.

The original pizzle:


"It's so beautiful, Nicole."

dear Nicole, Several days ago, the sunrise over the Eiffel tower reached its Zenith at three, like Fire burning into the Twilight, Fighting back the enveloping darkness. For you, it Seems as though Einstein himself cannot match your intellect, Only surpassed by the beauty of the Eiffel. You now know the significance of the capital letters.

p.s. Eileen wishes you the best of luck on your interview.

p.p.s. did you get the first two letters that I posted to you? You know that the first two letters of the the capitalized words matter.

love, john.
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Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011 - 6:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the sequence of digits meant to signify one 13-digit number? 13 one-digit numbers? Several numbers with more than one digit?
Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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Is the sequence of digits meant to signify one 13-digit number? 13 one-digit numbers? Several numbers with more than one digit?

This is a little bit difficult to answer, but the sequence of numbers signifies one number made up of other numbers, some of which have one digit and some of which have multiple digits.
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Are there any one-digit numbers in the sequence? 2-digit? 3-digit? 4-digit? 5-digit? More-than-5-digit?
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Are there any one-digit numbers in the sequence? Yes. 2-digit? No. 3-digit? Yes. 4-digit? No. 5-digit? Yes. More-than-5-digit? No.

Try to figure out what the rest of the riddle means, like the beginning.
Balin (Balin)
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Is the italicized statement above the "letter" relevant?
Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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Is the italicized statement above the "letter" relevant?

It is extremely relevant, but only for similar reasons as the content of the letter.
Balin (Balin)
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Is the italicized statement part of the code? Capitalized words in italics relevant?
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Is the italicized statement part of the code? Yes! Capitalized words in italics relevant? Every word is relevant.
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ISBN?

I worked at Barnes & Noble, so...

Is 9780525478188 an ISBN number?! Upon reflection, it does look like one!!!
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If so, this?
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ISBN?

I worked at Barnes & Noble, so...

Is 9780525478188 an ISBN number?! Upon reflection, it does look like one!!!

****SPOILER****

The italicized gives you "ISBN", the letter gives you the numbers, and the p.p.s. tells you to look at the first two letters.

The book is "Paper Towns" by John Green.

Congrats to Kayleetonkslupin for the solve!

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