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Lesson 10 - To heck with text, we've got pictures!

Subj:  [SE2600-P] PhreakNIC Code Lab - Lesson 10 - To heck with text, we've got pictures!
Date: 09/15/2000 5:57:18 PM Central Daylight Time

This is an ongoing series to dissect the PhreakNIC v3.0 code, which can be
seen at

So we've found the sekrit webpage:

We are deep, deep inside JonnyX's head now.  Step carefully -- this area is
highly unstable.  ;)

There are lots of sights to see here though, in this JonnyX Twilight Zone
gallery of the bizarre. Step over this way, and we see JonnyX's
self-portrait.  A regular cyber-Picasso.  And over here, a picture of one of
JonnyX's many women.  As he often does, he has written an obscure message on
this one:  GEOGRAPHY ANTS?

Hey!  No fondling the pictures!  Move along, we've got a Code to solve . . .
Let's take another look at the self-portrait now. What are those numbers
he's holding?

Well, we can do some more hex/ASCII translation on the top row:

49 53 42 4E
I  S  B  N

But those bottom numbers, 0127386718, don't seem to be hex.  What do they

And what are Geography Ants?

Let's dig even deeper . . .  Under the page perhaps?  <Elonka pulls out one
of the Britney(tm) Lasers, and carefully slices into the area below the
pictures, to get to the projection source below>  . . .

  - The page does say that there are more clues around.  Check out the HTML
  - Go to a search engine, type in ISBN, and see what you come up with.
  - Also type in that string of numbers in the second row, and search on
those too.
  - Fnord:

Next installment: A picture is worth a thousand words . . .

Elonka  :)
AIM: Elonka

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick
  - Krishnamurti

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