Hello friends! I recently discovered a new group. Quite an interesting performance. But perhaps there is more behind this.
Here, take a look.

Hint 1: If you are looking for the key, you should know 2 things. First one is that you actually need two keys. Second one is that everyone (who knows about puzzle) can see those keys.

Hint 2: If you have a message, but don't know what to do with it, just ask that man you see. He managed to solve it once

Hint 3: If you see nothing inside, maybe you should open it like a box?

Solution: There is a symbols in youtube link after 2nd "=" - qEKaF7Ze. Leads you here.

  1. Image is clickable and leads you here.
  2. You'll find "Look inside!.jpg" file which actually a .zip archive. You should unpack it.
  3. There are two files inside. "_" without extension - .txt file actually and 1.jpg which actually a .zip archive again. You should unpack it again.
  4. You'll find another two files again. There will be "1" without extension - .txt file and 2.jpg. You should unzip all .jpg files. it's all archives.
  5. Collect all files without extension - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. There is a text chunks inside. Combine it into one string.and you/ll get this: "GDGDADGDFDAGFAFDADDAVDDXVFAAAA".
  6. To understand what does it mean you should ask a man from the picture. So, after image searching you'll know that he is Georges Painvin known as the cryptanalyst who broke the ADFGX/ADFGVX cipher used by the Germans during the First World War.
  7. Now, when you know what cypher was used you'll need two keys. You can find them where everyone, who knows about puzzle existing(about hidden symbols in youtube link) can see it - on this page. Here they are: "Default option".
  8. There are a lot of different online tools for decrypting this cypher. But, for my opinion, the most convenuient is this one. You can use any other though.
  9. So, if you add first word into Polybius square you'll get this alphabet: "DEFAULTBCGHIJKMNOPQRSVWXYZ0123456789".
  10. Using the second key/word - "option" you can actually crack it and get: "UNBREAKABLECODE". It is the message you are searching for. Just enter it here.
  11. You'll get "rRLQV" as answer. It is id of the giveaway on SteamGifts.

Games from this puzzle train: 1. Morkredd -> 2. Out of Space -> 3. Levelhead -> 4. Remothered: Broken Porcelain -> 5. Retimed.

Thanks for participating and congratulations for all solvers. It was my first puzzle here, but not the last. Feel free to ask your questions.
P.S. Привет моим русскоговорящим друзьям, а так же пираньям из группы "Халява".

2 weeks ago*

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"Plug Me In" is good one.
Also, take a look at video for it, if you can find it.

2 weeks ago
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Yeah, liked that too. Thank you! ^_^

2 weeks ago
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hmm

2 weeks ago
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Bump for solved

2 weeks ago
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Tried following instructions to add N to X, only got even more confusing and blurry. 🤣

Gotta give my eye a break and look later... Maybe something will click then.

2 weeks ago
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It's not an instruction, just the name of the group.😄

2 weeks ago
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I saw that it was the name of the group, but I also thought you were using it as a hint, lol...

I am terrible at SG puzzles, I can only solve the Jigidi ones, lol!

2 weeks ago
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There's often a bit added to the end of the YT link, that is what you need to fill in a sg link to get to the giveaway. This time though there are 8 characters instead of the normal 5.

2 weeks ago
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Thanks for that, I am aware of what's going on with that, I am just stuck looking at a black and white picture with a bunch of what looks like mashed Xs, so I was trying to tack on the Ns to see if something would pop out... Haha... I doubt I will get this one. XD

2 weeks ago
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These 8 numbers are for filling out a link on the one website other than sgtools and jigidi.com, that is commonly used for the puzzle giveaways.

Just think about it for a minute, it's not too hard.

2 weeks ago
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I appreciate your help, but I am well past that point, I just cannot decode the message at the end.

2 weeks ago
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1 week ago
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Indeed, I have. That's where I was talking about the actual puzzle itself, with the black and white picture that I cannot decode...

1 week ago
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Dude, thats pretty rude to just reveal puzzels like that. Its okay for the creator to do that but spoiling it like you do here is quite bad.

1 week ago
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I helped with the easy bit of getting to the puzzle, but didnt help with anything in the puzzle itself.

1 week ago
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I thought I had it but either I am totally wrong or the message I'm using has quotes and punctuation differences from the actual answer.

It sure is a pain in the something...

2 weeks ago
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Are you sure you received the message you are entering correctly?
There can't be problems you are talking about.

2 weeks ago
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Then I wasn't on the right track. Thanks for the reply!

2 weeks ago
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Learned something interesting, but no idea what the settings should be?

2 weeks ago
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Same here.

2 weeks ago
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Hmm... human 👀...Message..?

2 weeks ago
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ok ok... wait moment UFO scanning...

2 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
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The answer is No for all questions.

2 weeks ago
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(*p'Θ'q) Roger that.
I am probably stuck with a local problem.

2 weeks ago
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Have you found whats inside the image?

2 weeks ago
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Probably. But I'm not sure.XD

2 weeks ago
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|Bed room|ョ'Θ`*)i go to Sleep
Thanks to the author for letting me check the "clues" I found.
It seems I'm missing one more step.
I wonder who will be the first to cross the finish line while I sleep?

Thank You Puzzle♪

2 weeks ago
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nhahtdh already did 2 hours ago 🙈

2 weeks ago
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ヾノ・Θ・)
I'm sleepy too, so I'm sure it's a hallucination.
At least I think it's a little difficult.
nhahtdh is always early ... surprised ...

2 weeks ago
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I just woke up and tried replacing "means" with something else.
It showed what I thought was the answer, but something was wrong.

It looks like I have a problem that can't be solved in an hour or two, so I will probably skip it.
┐(´Θ`)┌ooO(❓)

1 week ago
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Stuck at the moment. I will look more into it later.
Have a bump! ;)

2 weeks ago
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I'm wondering if the solvers got it without bruteforcing. I'm most confused about the key.

2 weeks ago
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Everyone can see the keys.

2 weeks ago
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Bump! Still getting dizzy looking inside!
Reached somewhere new which i think is the last stage, gotta take a coin from each pocket now i guess
The keys are not in my pockets!

2 weeks ago*
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I think I'm on the right track but I can't figure out how to form the final answer, have an inception bump :)

hopefully you will post the solution once the puzzle is over...

2 weeks ago
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Had another look, and with the 2nd hint I managed to solve it!

Nice puzzle, I learned something new :)

1 week ago
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I feel like I've tried everything I usually try to "look inside", and then some, yet still no result. Seeing how there are only 2 solvers in 4 hours (second one just solved it 4 minutes ago as of writing), maybe indeed itstoohard

2 weeks ago
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Have you tried to open the box to look what's inside?

2 weeks ago
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Yeah, i give up. Really looking forward to the solution afterwards since I'm pretty sure I know what to do with the encrypted message that comes after :)

1 week ago
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aight, i did it now.. :)

1 week ago
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dug six foot under.. guess I have to rest here now.

2 weeks ago
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Indeed. Sit down, rest, look what you could get

View attached image.
2 weeks ago
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So close and yet so far :D Close though going to think about it.
Thank you for this puzzle :D

2 weeks ago
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I give up. I have no idea what default option is.

2 weeks ago
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Bump for solved! Thanks for the puzzle and the GAs!

2 weeks ago
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Bump for solved :D

2 weeks ago
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This is a tough one. I'm pretty sure I'm on the last step, but I have no idea what the keyword is. Great puzzle!

2 weeks ago
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So, I came back for another crack at this and I see that the part with looking inside is different now. Considering now I actually managed to look inside, I guess something got lost in the first posting :)
Still haven't solved it though, not sure if there's some key that I'm missing.

1 week ago
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I have read all your comments in the thread, but I have no idea how to find the message. I tried everything I can think of, but I'm at a dead end.

1 week ago*
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Bump!

1 week ago
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hmm, so i got 6 strings of 5, but i'm stuck there. nothing is working, don't know what to do with them.

1 week ago
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View attached image.
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1 week ago*
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Bump for solved :D

1 week ago
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Added a hint, so those who nearly at the end can crack it.

1 week ago
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