Contest: ABOUT COLORS

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I really like riddles, brain teasers and contests.
Solving @onealfa's contest yesterday really inspired me to create a riddle myself.
I contacted @onealfa about it and he was willing to sponsor this contest. He didn't mention the prize money, but knowing him it will be generous. Thanks for that!

The Contest

The image above holds some secrets that have something to do with encryption.
If you manage to figure out what the secret is you will get access to an image.
When you find it you will know you have the right one.
The first one to post this image in the replies will win the contest.

Warning! I think solving this puzzle is quite tough, but there are also some smart people on Hive.
If there is no winner after 24 hour I will give a hint that might help you in the right direction.

Good luck everyone!


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FriendlyMoose

I'm crypto and security enthousiast with a passion for photography that likes to play games.


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i saw something similar posted on twatter somewhere -

this could be fun for a bit -

you could do a 'double the prize every 24 hours' until it gets solved ;)

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Bang, I did it again... I just rehived your post!
Week 48 of my contest just started...you can now check the winners of the previous week!
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Seems this may be not an easy one too.

The author of the first comment with the right picture, will win my prize.

Prize value again will grow in time, and it will be delivered to winners account in a format of STAKED LEO
As the Leo price grows crazy last days (and no doubt with the help of CUB will continue so in the nearest future), the value of donated LEO will be equal in USD as per this table:

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Good luck

@onealfa


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How to discover an image from a set of color codes and ciphers. Me searching in google. :-)

Lol, looks super fun. I'm feeling more and more convinced that I need to learn coding. Good luck to all!

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I decoded the first message and have the password ;)

but the image decoder not being friendly with the images i'm trying - grrrrr

'go find the file' ??? really need a clue where to look here ;)

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So I have struggled a lot with finding a start, but I know you like to use gimp so for my third try I imported the picture into Gimp and played around. I can see a code when I play with the Schwellwert but every third cipher is unclear to me and even the once that seem clear are a little warped... not sure if I am seeing things after trying to hard or if Im on to something :D

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Keep on trying!
We will eventually give some hints. Although some of them already solved a part of the puzzle.

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omg. this is so deep. i try to put minecraft thinking since it is full of box but i still cant get it.

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I can't find any clue about file 😖, where i can find the file? Is the password a hint? or just a password?

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Got it??! :)
So...am I the winner? :) I wasn't sure if you meant encrypted or decrypted one, so I posted both of them!

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nooooo.... I think the previous is a mistake, still I let it be...
I think that now I got you!

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Wow! This is indeed the image we were looking for.
I didn't expect anyone to be able to solve it without hints this quick!
Well done! Respect!

@onealfa we have a winner!

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What was the crack for the filename? I'm assuming the password was a decryption key, but damn, good job.

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You did this right, @cryptosneeze. Another good job !
Your $3 worth of Leo stake has been delivered.

Picture posted after 35 hours and 12 minutes since contest start. Could wait another 48 minutes, and your prize had doubled . 😀

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I considered waiting but solving these quickly is more satisfying than waiting for a bigger prize. Not to sound ungrateful, but solving before hints is worth missing out on $3 😂

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Congratulations to @cryptosneeze!!! :) Well I am one of them who tried this site because of the contest, found it so clever, enjoyed it and I am proud of me, because I've done this for the first time in my life, still, I found the riddle and I was searching for hex colors BUT not in the color word but in 1alfa... lol :) Cheers to you as well for the clever contest!!!

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