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dropquest2012 [2017/01/05 06:56] (current)
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 +<​code>​
 +from scipy.optimize import fsolve
 +from math import sin,cos
 +
 +def f(x):
 +    a = float(x[0])
 +    b = float(x[1])
 +    c = float(x[2])
 +    d = float(x[3])
 +    e = float(x[4])
 +    return [
 +        a*b-24,
 +        2*d-b,
 +        d+e-a-c,
 +        a+b+c+d+e-26,​
 +        b+c-e,
 +    ]
 +
 +result = fsolve(f, [1,​1,​1,​1,​1])
 +
 +print result
 +print f(result)
 +</​code>​
 +
 +2. Go to https://​www.dropbox.com/​about
 +
 +ChenLi Wang -> Ramsey H. - > Allison Louie -> Naveen Agrawal -> Emily Zhao
 +
 +https://​www.dropbox.com/​dropquest2012/​crane
 +
 +3. Just some icons. SMUDGES
 +
 +4. Follow Google Map. SOMA
 +
 +5. MADLIB
 +
 +6. Invert the colors, use the not match ones. 2005-3-21
 +
 +7. The letters are in the comments. Change the order by using the legend. DEALING
 +
 +8. TRIUMPHANT, First letter of each college mascot:
 +<​code>​
 +MIT - Tim the Beaver
 +URI - Rhody the Ram
 +LMU - Iggy the Lion
 +UGA - Uga the Bulldog
 +LSU - Mike the Tiger
 +GSU - Pounce the Blue Panther
 +UNLV - Hey Reb!
 +UF - Albert and Alberta Gator
 +UNCC - Norm the Niner
 +MIT - Tim the Beaver
 +</​code>​
 +
 +9. Order the files by file extension: Your next destination is the last page of the tour.
 +
 +Then Go to https://​www.dropbox.com/​tour/​6 and send a dropbox invite to the email listed there (boxer@dropbox.com) via https://​www.dropbox.com/​referrals.
 +
 +10. ARGENTINA
 +
 +11. SOUTHPOLE
 +<​code>​
 +SCFTB
 +OYBPX
 +UEHVD
 +TDGUC
 +HRUIQ
 +PZCQY
 +OYBPX
 +LVYMU
 +EORFN
 +</​code>​
 +
 +12. Restore `Chapter12.txt` to its previous version via [[https://​www.dropbox.com/​revisions/​Dropquest 2012/​Captain'​s Logs/​Chapter 12.txt]]
 +
 +13. Go to https://​www.dropbox.com/​help and click on the shield icon of "​Security and Privacy"​.
 +
 +14. Re-arrange the slider puzzle according to the highlighted part of the sudoku puzzle. Use this to help you: http://​analogbit.com/​software/​puzzletools
 +<​code>​
 +638
 +924
 +517
 +</​code>​
 +
 +15. Share a folder with boxer@dropbox.com.
 +
 +16. Click the large rainbow icon next to `Sharing` on https://​www.dropbox.com/​share
 +
 +17. SHANGHAI
 +<​code>​
 +1. Days of the Week - Missing Sunday
 +2. Seven Dwarfs - Missing Happy
 +3. Zodiac Signs - Missing Aries
 +4. Planets - Missing Neptune
 +5. Seven Deadly Sins - Missing Greed
 +6. Chinese Zodiac - Missing Horse
 +7. Noble Gases - Missing Argon
 +8. Colours - Missing Indigo
 +</​code>​
 +
 +18. Go to https://​www.dropbox.com/​home/​Dropquest%202012/​Spring%20Cleaning
 +
 +Put 1, 3, 6, 8, 9 (.jpg) into Category 1 and 2, 4, 5, 7, 10 into Category 2.
 +
 +19. The answer (URL) is in this format: 1.2/3
 +
 +1 = Korean for db
 +
 +2 = Audi TT
 +
 +3 = For each column, subtract the smaller card value from the larger one
 +
 +http://​db.tt/​Q2J9J4
 +
 +20. https://​www.dropbox.com/​dropquest2012/​apollo13
 +
 +<​code>​
 +Ocean'​s Eleven - 11th word in 1.txt is Houston
 +X-Men: First Class - 1st word in 2.txt is we
 +21 - 21st word in 3.txt is have
 +Super 8 - 8th word in 4.txt is a
 +28 days later - 28th word in 5.txt is problem
 +Sixth Sense - 6th word in 6.txt is movie
 +</​code>​
 +
 +21. The functions applied are: 1, 2, 21, 19, 9, 22, 5, 12, 25. Match them to the corresponding letter in the alphabet to get: ABUSIVELY
 +
 +22. BADGE
 +
 +Identify each flag, convert it to the ISO 2 digit country code. With the ISO Country Code, look up the corresponding chemical element in the periodic table and find the atomic number.
 +
 +Substitute the atomic number for the country flags and solve the equation! N. B. mod refers to modulo operation which is the remainder after division.
 +
 +Use the equation solutions to find the appropriate midi files for your puzzle (in correct order).
 +<​code>​
 +flags0.png - 11.mid
 +flags1.png - 18.mid
 +flags2.png - 01.mid
 +flags3.png - 14.mid
 +flags4.png - 19.mid
 +flags5.png - 05.mid
 +flags6.png - 04.mid
 +flags7.png - 13.mid
 +</​code>​
 +
 +List the musical notes in the midi file, the snare hit (_) denotes a missing letter:
 +01: C E D _
 +02: C A G _
 +03: C A B _ A G E
 +04: E G _
 +05: _ E G
 +06: D E _ F
 +07: C A_ E
 +08: _ A B B A G E
 +09: _ E E F
 +10: F A C _
 +11: A C E
 +12: B E _ F
 +13: _ E A F
 +14: _ A B B A G E
 +15: _ E G
 +16: A G _
 +17: C E D _
 +18: D E _ F
 +19: D E C _ D E
 +20: D E C H D _
 +
 +23. Go to the different dropquest twitter accounts and find the coordinates.
 +
 +eg: https://​twitter.com/​dropquestalpha 18.836043, -72.545993
 +
 +Connect the dots (looks like dropbox) and find the missing point - http://​g.co/​maps/​hmqd2
 +
 +MACHU PICCHU
 +
 +24. Solve the crossword to get the clues:
 +
 +20 Across - ORDERLOGSBYSIZE
 +
 +61 Across - NINELETTERWORDS
 +
 +Order the Captain'​s Logs by size (ascending),​ find the 9 letter words and take the first letter of each word to get nthwordoflogbychapter.
 +
 +Order the log files by chapter and look for the nth word (Log 1 = 1st word, Log 2 = 2nd word, etc). This gives you a clue which leads you to the answer: COLOSSEUM
  
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