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(News.com.au)   Can you crack this code to reveal the phone number of your new job ?   (news.com.au ) divider line
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2013-10-02 10:35:11 PM  
6 votes:
867-5309.
2013-10-03 03:51:23 AM  
5 votes:
It's too far away to commute, and I'm not moving to Europe.
imageshack.us
2013-10-03 04:02:24 AM  
3 votes:
Pi. The answer is always pi.

img2.timeinc.net
GBB
2013-10-03 10:01:38 AM  
2 votes:
www.wallsave.com
Sheldon: This is the algorithm I've come up with to solve the puzzle of the encrypted phone number to an Australian start-up.
Penny: Wouldn't it just be easier to Google it?
2013-10-03 07:20:16 AM  
2 votes:

Bill Evans at Mariposa: yusyusyus: it is a one liner in python.

Lisp also.


It ith a one liner in python.

/Also, concur on the solution.
2013-10-03 04:11:51 AM  
2 votes:
I let other people figure it out in seconds for me without paying them

/next steve jobs right here.
// don't have a turtleneck though
/// yes that's a circumcision joke
2013-10-03 01:39:56 AM  
2 votes:
...base 36. I think I got the number but I don't have a calling card to call those kangaroo humpers.
2013-10-02 10:56:21 PM  
2 votes:
Don't forget to drink your Ovaltine.
2013-10-03 10:54:42 AM  
1 vote:

Barnstormer: The phone number +61(02)64577414

Took me about 40 seconds.

36^5 + 2*36^4 + 16*36^3 + 4*36^2 + 9*36 + 2

Child's play.


Forgot to add 9 to your letter digits, dude. B36 = 11 (not 2) and P36 = 25 (not 16).

Child's play for kids with 36 fingers.
2013-10-03 08:35:23 AM  
1 vote:
0118 999 881 99 9119 725 3
2013-10-03 08:16:07 AM  
1 vote:
fark you guys...

resources0.news.com.au

You can't even design a farking piece of paper so that there is a gap of blank on the end of each tab so that when people pull off the number, the first few characters don't become dissociated.

Idiots.
2013-10-03 05:58:20 AM  
1 vote:

Danger Avoid Death: Pi. The answer is always pi.

[img2.timeinc.net image 400x400]


967-1111

s10.postimg.org
2013-10-03 05:48:56 AM  
1 vote:
Simple base conversion.  Kinda obvious.  They even put the base right there.

From the article:  "The only problem is it's so tough, no one has managed to crack it yet."

It's Australia, so I assume that all attempts at "cracking" the "code" involved punching the guy who put up the flier.
2013-10-03 04:41:18 AM  
1 vote:
Well, now that everyone knows the number, I think we should get everyone on Fark to call it and order a pizza.
2013-10-03 04:12:43 AM  
1 vote:
Won't mean a thing at hiring time.  All they'll find are people willing to spend a few mental amperes goofing around with a puzzle.  At best, they'll get someone who will skive off all day surfing crossword puzzle sites and luminosity.com.  More likely, they'll find someone with an autism spectrum disorder who will insist he's a good driver and make precipitous exits from meetings because it's ten minutes to wapner.
2013-10-03 04:09:06 AM  
1 vote:
rofl. figured it out in 5 seconds.
2013-10-03 04:03:39 AM  
1 vote:
I hope whoever cracks it first just posts the solution prominently online to teach these jabronis a lesson about overthinking things and getting too cute with their shiat.
2013-10-03 03:57:31 AM  
1 vote:
2013-10-03 03:49:25 AM  
1 vote:
1-800-EAT-SHI . . .
2013-10-03 02:53:43 AM  
1 vote:

jasonvatch: 80113871


I should really read the comments before posting...
2013-10-03 01:32:08 AM  
1 vote:

Secret Agent X23: 867-5309.


I got it.
2013-10-03 12:18:37 AM  
1 vote:
12345

/same as my luggage combination
2013-10-02 11:51:27 PM  
1 vote:

Marcus Aurelius: My phone number hasn't changed.

/5551212


Wow, you have the same number I do! You must live in a different area code.
2013-10-02 11:17:16 PM  
1 vote:
(973) BUT-TSEX?
2013-10-02 10:39:51 PM  
1 vote:
My phone number hasn't changed.

/5551212
2013-10-02 10:25:30 PM  
1 vote:
BR5-49
2013-10-02 10:19:37 PM  
1 vote:
80113871
 
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