Zipcar License Plates
This seemed to have been caused by Hubert Farlowe the orginal cause of the Zipcar deaddrops. He posted “So if someone wants me I'l be hiding out, basking in the knowledge that I helped the masses ;)”G+ post. Later it was revealed that the origin of the leak was an Edward Faulle.
Over 1000 codes come out. You can find them here
Thomas Greanias seems to be an author that has some connection with Hank Johnson and Conrad Yeats.
He has published in the past some posts in his own website that seem to relate to Niantic and the story
Ingress Island Map
Conrad Yeats and Hank Johnson spotted in Cape Verde article had this passcode posted in plain view -2sc4nianticx8r3z.
According to Thomas this the result of a decoding from the Ingress Island map done by some Resistance members
The Alignment: Ingress (Q&A)
Since the publication of his book The Alignment: Ingress Thomas has had ocasionally sessions of Q&A in google+.
Answering correctly to the questions he makes gives the possibility to choose between an activation code or an one use passcode.
These one use passcode have some unique characteristics:
- They have a new format. [letter][letter][letter][number][number][word][number][number][letter][letter]
examples CRA44FIELD65AM LCK99ISPIRARE93WB WAK97SHAPER12IU KIC99HUMAN30LJ
- The letters are capitals unlike what was seen before
- The resonators and busters adjust to the player's level. Example a lvl 4 player will get lvl 4 resonators and busters
- They are one use only.
- Hidden Info
On the bottom of the document you can see
239 221 175 253 188 203 218 205 188 207 174 221 254 207 238 207
Decimal to hex
EF DD AF FD BC CB DA CD BC CF AE DD FE CF EE CF
Create a 6 by 6 grid like this
Use the string you had as coordinates (row, then column)
Jim Bowie Letter
13 Magnus and the Alignment
Some hints were given by Thomas that the alignment and 13Magnus could be related in this page.
Ingress: Global Intel - Dec, 19, 2013 - #13MAGNUS Ends
The weekly newsletter sent on the 19 of December has 2 interesting things.
One is the message from Hank
Am not terminated.
Not until Saturday.
The other is in the source code of the mail - <img alt=3D“Hank Johnson z535pknah4aut3 Nomad” =
- Hidden Info
Using the first letters of the message you get AntIMAGNuS
Reverse z535pknah4aut3 to get 3tua4hankp535z
Hint water website
On the 4th of March hint water posted
RT @ingress: Passcodes for XM, Res, and Xmps at your Level under select @hintwater caps. +1 Wjfx Tpvsdf: http://bit.ly/MLFRuw
The link leads to http://www.drinkhint.com/blog/its-time-to-move-with-hint-ingress/
- Hidden Info
Following the hint rot +1 gives View Source
In it this can be found
<!-- These are good for 8 Xmps, 8 Resonators, 2 Shields, and 800 XM at your Level (high-value codes) FAEB32888346LODB DFEU60583193WAVG BVRI94746909WQKR WUYR89291048RXQW HHVS93996136PHKA -->
These must have been one use passcodes like the ones used in hint bottles