# Water Bottle

#### View Solution

Show canned hints
KeywordsContent
no puzzle

If the team has not received the physical puzzle but ordered it, go to the #web channel and ask that someone unlock the virtual version of the puzzle for that team. When someone has done so, resolve the hint request.

no string provided

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. Could you be more specific about why you're contacting us?

Sincerely,
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

they indicate that they got USE BRAND and understand it means Hint Water/to ask for a hint

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. From the information you've provided, we think the step you're missing is to remove the second, fifth and sixth letters, and to replace the last letter with T.

Sincerely,
ArnoldTheRhino
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

ANOTHER HINT

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. From the information you've provided we think the step you're missing is to swap the second and third letters, then shift the final four letters to the front, then finally remove letters from or add a prefix of the word GROWING to the end so that you have exactly 8 letters.

Sincerely,
GiantPanda
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

AND AGAIN

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. From the information you've provided we think the step you're missing is to first increment the third letter by 2 and move it to the beginning, then move another letter from what you have to the second position to make the first three letters form a word, then finally change the last letter to an E.

Sincerely,
NtaiNuoy
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

CONTINUE

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. From the information you've provided we think the step you're missing is to add up the values of all the letters (A=1, B=2, ...), add 1 to that, then remove all the letters that divide the result.

Sincerely,
KBEZEL PGMO CIFNDG
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

KEEP GOING

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. From the information you've provided we think the step you're missing is to change all Ts into Os.

Sincerely,
TneMtre
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

ONE MORE

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. From the information you've provided we think the step you're missing is to Caesar Shift by some amount.

Sincerely,
Ocvondo
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

THATS IT

Hello,

Thank you for your hint request. You're right, THAT'S IT. I'm surprised you needed a hint to understand that.

Sincerely,
✈﻿✈﻿✈ Galactic Trendsetters ✈﻿✈﻿✈ Command

This is a physical puzzle, consisting of a metal MIT Mystery Hunt water bottle and five factory-sealed clear plastic bottles numbered 1 through 5. If your team has access to the water bottle swag, you should feel free to open and solve it now. If you believe any part of your physical puzzle is missing or damaged, or you have not received it even though you ordered it, please contact us immediately. We have unlocked hints for all physical puzzles for this purpose.

To work on a virtual version of the puzzle, watch the video below.

A scan of the water bottle