Author Topic: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/  (Read 938 times)

Offline kosmopol

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[TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« on: January 21, 2018, 03:40:41 PM »
Parallelly with tagruato.jp a new page popped up:

http://04182028.com/
alternatively: 04-18-2028.com
(we see parallels with the very first Cloverfield page http://www.1-18-08.com/: not only the URL as a date, but also the "------" as meta data in browser tab).

The page contains at the moment only one video with distorted footage and unclear sound.
TempestRave over at Reddit exported the video as frames.

Some interesting things were found.

1)
A person:


Wo is it? SebastianDon9 over at reddit finds, this person looks like Annika Peltier, an employee of Tagruato (Subsidiary ParaFUN! Wax):


What do you think?

2) People overlayed the frames and DamienJohn posted a number he's got from this overlayed combination.



Any ideas?
« Last Edit: January 21, 2018, 03:43:52 PM by kosmopol »

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Re: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2018, 08:59:28 PM »
Yeah, that really looks like Anika. Her nose, her glasses, and the shape of her smile lines look the same. I wonder if she will be our MC this time around. That would be nice.

There are five numbers, so my first thought was that they were a zip code. They loook like 59682 to me, but it isnít a valid US zip code, so that went nowhere.

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Re: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2018, 11:45:03 AM »
OK, as remembrance from the previous times:

This was written about Annika Peltier on Tagruato Website:

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Annika joined the ParaFUN! family one year ago as Director of HR to oversee a company-wide reorganization. This month, her team completed the project two months ahead of schedule, saving the company time and resources better spent on improving our already peerless customer service, and earning her a promotion to Vice-President. Well done, Annika!

Here is the old website snapshot btw:
http://archive.is/wraTd

I definitely like her scarf:


Reminds me on Milo Giacomo Rambaldi ;-)
« Last Edit: January 23, 2018, 11:49:53 AM by kosmopol »

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Re: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2018, 12:44:51 PM »
Has anybody investigated the poster on the site, too? It was clear in the metadata, but I didn't see any mention here... I don't have time to look though it just yet....

http://www.04182028.com/poster.png

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Re: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2018, 06:09:11 PM »
Oh that's interesting! I wonder, why it has a filename poster.
Will it be a movie poster one day?

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Re: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2018, 07:19:52 PM »
Now that I've had a moment to look at it, I think that it is the placeholder image for until the video loads. There isn't anything that I can see in the code -or- the metadata that seems to mean anything, so I'm going to run it through photoshop and lightroom and see if I can find anything.

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Re: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2018, 12:08:37 AM »


So, someone posted all of the frames from the video over on Reddit, and a few caught my eye. None of them ended with anything interesting that I could find, but this one still bugs me. Those lines on the left and right appear on several different frames, so I wondered if anything would happen (like creating letters) if you moved them over each other. So, I did it, and:



There are no letters that I can see, but they don't overlap AT ALL. They fit together perfectly (with some gaps). That has to be significant, right? I noticed that there are actually two separate colors (grey and blue) and enhanced it. Here's the enhanced version in case anyone can make anything of it:



Lastly, I wondered if they could possibly be pieces of a wav file or something and put them together, but couldn't find a program to play them. It's probably not the way to go, but here they are if anyone wants to do something with them (one is flipped 180)





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Re: [TRAIL] http://04182028.com/
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2018, 09:39:38 AM »
Oh that's interesting! I wonder, which tool we could use in order to scan and audiolize this one.
***Working on it***