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Scavenger Hunt (June 2019) - venam - 04-06-2019

Hello nixers,
Welcome to this June edition of the scavenger hunt.

I don't think anyone needs much introduction to the topic. You can find the other years solutions in this thread: https://nixers.net/showthread.php?tid=2184 which when enough persons finish will be updated with the solution to this one.

Prerequisite:

- A good font that supports unicode display
- openssl
- patience


So here we go:



A text file of an IRC chat log of a secret society was found. It looks intricate.
http://venam.nixers.net/irc_chat.log

First Step Hints

Here's a first level hint for the start
You should get an IP and a port, dots and the colon included.
And a second hint for the first step, if you are still stuck
Facts aren't binary. They can be placed on a scale/rating, think of them like a number system. Snopes has the possible ranges. The dot and colon can be in the system after the numbers.
A third one if you are hopeless for the first step:
The system starts at 0 and ends with :


If you are stuck at any point you can contact me on IRC.


RE: Scavenger Hunt (June 2019) - venam - 13-06-2019

Seems like everyone is stuck on this one. Please don't feel bad about asking for more clues, it's part of the fun.


RE: Scavenger Hunt (June 2019) - Halfwit - 14-06-2019

I was playing for a bit with this, but I'm pretty busy working on a few projects, so this hit the backburner.


RE: Scavenger Hunt (June 2019) - acg - 14-06-2019

Same here, I tried to, but noticed I'll have to make some time for it. Luckily next week I start part-time so I'll get my hands on it.