Puzzhole Wallet (SOLVED)

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3 years ago

🔔 This was solved! See the solution here. 🔔

Here is an image that has a secret message! This is a fairly simple puzzle. The private key to a wallet (bitcoincash:qphtxmueyjqznty89tatr4nm94pzkc4pvq2ngwrc9t) is encoded into the image below:

Can you solve the puzzle?

If for some reason the above image isn't available at it's full 1200x1200 resolution, you can get the original image here: https://i.imgur.com/4z56RAG.png


To add to the prize pool simply send funds to the wallet public address or scan this QR code:

Best of luck to everyone participating! 👍


As this puzzle goes unsolved hints will be published and this post will be updated with a link to the articles containing the hints:

  • Hint 1 - March 30th, 2021 12:00 PM (PST)

  • Hint 2 - March 31st, 2021 12:00 PM (PST)

  • Hint 3 - April 1st, 2021 12:00 PM (PST)

  • Hint 4 - April 2nd, 2021 12:00 PM (PST)

  • Hint 5 - April 3rd, 2021 12:00 PM (PST)

Do I have to do anything besides solve to claim the prize?

No. The wallet private key is contained in the puzzle.

Do I need a powerful computer to "crack" the solution?

No. The solution does not require bruteforce.

Will you answer questions about the puzzle?

While the puzzle is unsolved I will not be answering any questions regarding it's solution. Once the puzzle is solved I will gladly answer any questions.

How do we know when someone else has solved the puzzle?

Anyone can see on the blockchain explorer if the funds have been moved from the wallet. I will also update this (and any subsequent) post to let people know it has been solved.

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$ 1.34 from @TheRandomRewarder
$ 1.00 from @OverCover
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3 years ago


Ok, as it is finished, can you explain everything, please?

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3 years ago

What type of wallet is it?

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3 years ago

The most I can say at this time is that it's a Bitcoin Cash wallet.

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3 years ago