Author Topic: [TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate  (Read 127 times)

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[TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate
« on: June 21, 2018, 09:45:19 AM »
http://boards.4chan.org/x/thread/20974607

NB2HI4DTHIXS64DVOJYGYZLUOJUWC3THNRSXGLTXMVSWE3DZFZRW63JP

This translates to:


It's a strange site with lots of stuff to wade through.
« Last Edit: June 21, 2018, 09:56:07 AM by HalifaxNick »

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Re: [TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2018, 01:24:47 PM »
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Here is the homepage of the site.
Pressing the first dot on the site gives you a page called "password" which when button 2 is pressed starts a download for a .zip file called "3rd Circle". This contains two files one called "key", a text document, and the other "MqYPQ", a .png file. Both are protected by a locked password so I cannot access either.

Clicking the second button on the main page brings you to a large page called "w" with multiple buttons on.

The "w" page

When the button labeled "2" is pressed it gives you the following image:


When the button labeled "3" is pressed on "w" another file called "61k6uvp2xxl" is able to be viewed:

This cipher wheel may be useful for a future decryption.

Back to "w", when "7" is clicked it comes up with three buttons "KEYBOARD", which sends you back to the homepage,"QWERTY", which downloads "circle-gate" (as with "3" and "7777", also sends you back.

"8" brings you to the "password" section (as does the click of the first dot)

"6" brings you to a page called "code" which when Ctrl+A is pressed on it, 3 full stops appear. Clicking the farthest right brings you to the "password" page. The next to a page called "666" with two equations on (see Nick's post) and a file called clue.txt which is locked. The last brings you to a "caesar_cipher_left_shift_of_3.svg.png" picture file with shift on.

"5" brings you to a page where you can download a folder entitled "what_gate_do_you_seek_the_most", inside being a textpad file called "LOCATION" but it's not able to be opened.

"1" brings you to a page called "3rdcircle" that has the words "password" with seven arrows under it pointing to the left. However, there is nothing visible there.

Button "9" on "w" leads you to a page called "Rabbit Hole". This is probably one of the most confusing pages. Here is a small diagram I made showing the combinations and outcomes
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Firstly, all the black boxes are buttons, the red boxes files/ outcomes, and the green boxes outcomes that send you to the page with the buttons shown.

The prominent file "Suicide Mouse" downloads a file called "sm1" inside is a 9 min 5 sec video called "Suicide Mouse" that is crated in the style of the old Mickey Mouse cartoons, and is of Mickey walking along a pavement. Over the course of the video, Mickey begins to glitch and laugh weirdly until the climax towards the end where the image goes black and a few seconds later he gets shot in the head. The video ends with the classic "The End" words, but in the last frame these words in Russian dialect appear: "визирования ада приносят своих телезрителей назад внутри". This translates to "sightings of hell bring their viewers back inside".

"june_15_2012.zip" is a folder which, inside is another folder, "zuluindiapapapapaechoromeo" which is protected making it impossible to open. The name of that file is actually in the phonetic alphabet and reads "zipper".

Lastly, "Finally.zip" has a file called "finallyyyyyyy" which cannot be opened.


The final circle on the page brings you to the "3rdcircle" page.


The "3rdcircle" page

Hope this helps. More analysis to follow.
« Last Edit: June 22, 2018, 07:57:06 AM by CEa5ArC1Ph3R »

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Re: [TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2018, 01:49:10 PM »
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Some random observations I've made:
Some of the html files have text hidden in them. The ones I've seen so far are:

<!-- this isn't your normal binary crap -->
<!-- jhtrmuiidvndyiwhaj.wiqc -->
<!-- Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing... --> (Edgar Allan Poe quote)
<!-- cueW91dHViZS5jb20 --> (if you remove the "cu" it's base64 for youtube.com)

I found 5 zip files. All password protected.
3rdcircle.zip
clue.zip
finally.zip
june_15_2012.zip
what_gate_do_you_seek_the_most.zip

There was a link to http://www.filedropper.com/sm_1 (wasn't able to open it from work)

The picture of the code wheel (61k6uvp2xxl.png) had the following encoded inside the image:
tkx rhn hd?
mxee fx patm atiixgxw.
b zhm mh max bletgw tgw ltp...
rhn ltp patm?
ghmabgz, bm ptl ghmabgz

which translates using a Caesar cipher to:
are you ok?
tell me what happened.
i got to the island and saw...
you saw what?
nothing, it was nothing

The picture of the Caesar cipher (caesar_cipher_left_shift_of_3.svg.png) has this hidden inside the file:
eqqmp://ttt.vlrqryb.zlj/txqze?s=_djgkquo1q4
zobafq ql qeb drv tel xzqrxiiv jxab fq.

which translates again using a Caesar cipher:

credit to the guy who actually made it.

There are two math equations:
Y = 8(2x - 4)
Y = 4x + 16
The intersection of these lines would be x=4, Y=32 I think.

One of the pages has the text "What subjects did Einstein fail?

Thant's all for now.


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Re: [TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2018, 04:22:15 PM »
is a link to a movie called Suicide Mouse. It's an old black and white cartoon of Mickey Mouse (the second Disney reference now). At the end of the video there is what appears to be Russian text. I used the camera on my phone with google translate so I'm not sure how well it is translated but the text says:

SIGHTINGS
HELL BRING
THEIR
TV VIEWERS
BACK INSIDE

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Re: [TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2018, 01:19:10 AM »
Cool that's where I got up to as well! Not too sure where to go from here though...

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Re: [TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2018, 07:42:50 AM »
I guess now we need to figure out the passwords to these zip files.

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Re: [TRAILHEAD] Circle Gate
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2018, 08:31:39 PM »
https://discord.gg/X8jQXM

this is a discord dedicated to purple triangles.
to add onto your little rabbiteloh diagram there, "what subject did einstein fail" leads to "noneofthem.html"
there's also "udecideforyourself.html" but i can't quite remember how we got there.