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SUBJECT: Cicada 3301

Publish 26-11-2018: Original Draft modified full Cicada 3301 disclosure discouraged, not specifically barred from posting image or "WORKING NOTES".

We are modifying the information posted as requested. Please review strategies AND PATHING as necessary. Fill in gaps through self-attrition.

IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER, at times they reveal a certain path in a logical order, others you may have to connect the dots. Good luck!

Cicada 3301 first message is surprisingly MEMO-like.

Google query: What is the DDCI?

The DDCI is the DIA Director's senior advisor on all Five Eyes (FVEY) defense and intelligence issues and works to increase collaboration and intelligence sharing between allies.

Under DCI is the deputy director of Central Intelligence (DDCI), who assists DCI as head of the CIA and of the Intelligence Community.

DDCI stands for Deputy Director of Central Intelligence

Google result #3 on page is normally: FROM THE DDCI | CIA FOIA (
There's an attachment here? CLICK ON IT. CIA-RDP91-00901R000600040006-5.pdf

Sidenote: READ the articles. The NSA was out of control way back in 1977.

Google Query: DDCI

Result was:

Library of Congress > Linked Data Service

Arrived at the Library of Congress- we are missing this connection/link. Believe it was from that DDCI - CIA document. Moving on....( QUERIES:
We started with the obvious and searched for ddci- and got nothing.

We then selected ALL in the dropdown and got one result:
Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária. Seção de Sindicalismo

We then added a wildcard at the end * and got the same:
Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária. Seção de Sindicalismo

Additionally, We then added a wildcard to the front *DDCI* and returned:
Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária. Seção de Sindicalismo


Noble Douglas Dance Company LC Name Authority File Corporate Name no2017042274 NDDCI

which leads you too noble dance company (tagged as NDDCI) -
>leads to Names Collection - Authorized Headings


(personal name) (identifier n2009073240) which leads to link:



Virtual International Authority File VIAF Screenshot 2012 Screenshot 2012 Acronym VIAF Introduced August 6, 2003 Managing organisation OCLC Example 106965171 Website The Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) is an international authority file. It is a joint project of several national libraries and operated by the Online Computer Library Center.

Patience is a virtue is a proverbial phrase referring to one of the seven heavenly virtues typically said to date back to "Psychomachia," an epic poem written in the fifth century.

Who said patience is a virtue?

Background: The first known recording of this expression is in Piers Plowman, a narrative poem believed to have been written by William Langland between 1360 and 1387. It is similar to the Latin expression, maxima enim, patientia virtus (patience is the greatest virtue).


perform search of william langland - results that include piers plowman (there is multiple to investigate, what about other personal records?),_William,_1330?-1400? Important: "One text of the Piers Plowman poems is found in the Bodleian Library's Rawlinson Poetry MS 137. This manuscript presents an important witness to the A version, and it is on that text that the present edition is based"--Text.

you can also search william langland directly in the VIAF and you will see that there is MORE than ONE VERSION OF THE TEXT.

Is there a better place to hide things than IN PLAIN SIGHT?


back to noble dance company (NDDCI) leads you to FOAF Organization:
FOAF is a project devoted to linking people and information using the Web. Regardless of whether information is in people's heads, in physical or digital documents, or in the form of factual data, it can be linked. FOAF integrates three kinds of network: social networks of human collaboration, friendship and association; representational networks that describe a simplified view of a cartoon universe in factual terms, and information networks that use Web-based linking to share independently published descriptions of this inter-connected world. FOAF does not compete with socially-oriented Web sites; rather it provides an approach in which different sites can tell different parts of the larger story, and by which users can retain some control over their information in a non-proprietary format.

Status of This Document

FOAF has been evolving gradually since its creation in mid-2000. There is now a stable core of classes and properties that will not be changed, beyond modest adjustments to their documentation to track implementation feedback and emerging best practices. New terms may be added at any time (as with a natural-language dictionary), and consequently this specification is an evolving work. The FOAF RDF namespace URI, by contrast, is fixed and its identifier is not expected to change. Furthermore, efforts are underway to ensure the long-term preservation of the FOAF namespace, its domain name and associated documentation.

Cicada Press... AKA?

Interesting Links leads to leads to

You will face a trial in which you cannot gain access without the answer to a question.

All answers are accepted, BUT ONLY THE CORRECT ANSWER will grant you ACCESS to the proper channel.

Who is buried in Grant's Tomb?

*excerpt-cite from Quote Investigator
This query was explored by the New York Times journalist Michael Pollak in an article that was part of an ongoing series answering questions about the megacity New York [NYGT]. Top researcher Barry Popik and QI were able to help Pollak respond successfully to this query, and he kindly acknowledged our aid.

The earliest evidence of this humorous question appeared in a syndicated newspaper column by the comedian and actor Ed Wynn who often used the persona of “The Perfect Fool”. In September 1925 the column “Ed Wynn’s Question Box: He Knows All – He Sees All” printed several interrogatives with a comic edge. Here are three of them [EWGT]:

Do you know that a female “moth” is called a “myth?”

Do you know where your lap goes to when you stand up?

Do you know the name of the general who is buried in Grant’s tomb? If you don’t know, ask me.

This version of the Grant query even includes a hint that the answer is a general. The show “You Bet Your Life” with Groucho started broadcasting in the 1940s, so the joke was not constructed for that show. Here are additional selected citations.

It is not clear whether Wynn originated the quip since his newspaper column contained many older jokes. For example, the two other jokes listed above had already appeared in print.

In 1920 a Colorado newspaper published a collection of gags titled “Laughs in Vaudeville” that included this exchange [DCLV]:

“You are a myth. Do you know what a myth is?”

“Sure. A myth is a female moth.”

“I suppose you would say an epistle is a sister to an apostle.”

In 1908 the novelist and future politician Nellie McClung published her first book and achieved popular success. The work “Sowing Seeds in Danny” contained the following passage [NMSD]:

She told me the other day she was sure Danny was going to be a doctor. She bases her hopes on the questions that Danny asks. How do you know you haven’t got a gizzard? How would you like to be ripped clean up the back? and Where does your lap go to when you stand up?

In June 1927 the question about Grant’s tomb was printed in a newspaper as part of a quiz with fourteen items. All the questions in the parody quiz were comical [HDGT]:

Practically every newspaper and magazine carries an article asking questions on general information that you might score yourself and obtain an intelligence quotient, so why not us? …

Who said, “Give me Liberty or give me The Saturday Evening Post or give me Colliers. I’ve only got a nickel.” …

What great general was buried in Grant’s tomb?

In August 1927 a syndicated newspaper column called “Now You Ask One” presented a quiz that included a non-humorous question on the subject of Grant’s tomb. QI believes that it was this type of question that was being parodied when the absurdist query was crafted [SPGT]:

Anyone should be able to do fairly well on this quiz, for the answers are practically given with the questions. Correct replies are on page 6: …

5.—Is General Grant buried in Washington, Cairo, Ill., or New York city? …

8.—Who said, “Give me liberty or give me death,” Benjamin Franklin, Barbara Frietche, or Patrick Henry?


5.—General Grant’s body lies in Grant’s tomb, New York city. …

8.—Patrick Henry said, “Give me liberty or give me death,”

Sticklers for accuracy have noted that the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia Dent Grant, are not actually below ground in the mausoleum. Hence, strictly speaking, no one is buried in Grant’s tomb. Perhaps responses of this type may have inspired humorists to create absurdist questions.

In conclusion, the question about the contents of Grant’s tomb was being asked before Groucho’s show “You Bet Your Life” hit the airwaves. QI thinks the quip probably predated 1925 when Ed Wynn published a version in his column.

Here is link to the New York Times article on this subject, and here is a link to Barry Popik’s discussion which includes some additional citations.

(This question and investigation were inspired by an inquiry from the journalist Michael Pollak relayed by Barry Popik.)

[NYGT] 2011 October 9, New York Times, F.Y.I.: Answers to Questions About New York: Unearthing the General by Michael Pollak, Section MB, Page MB.4, New York. [Online publication date is 2011 October 7] (ProQuest; Also Online New York Times archive; Accessed 2011 November 10) link

[EWGT] 1925 September 13, Ed Wynn’s Question Box: He Knows All – He Sees All by Ed Wynn “The Perfect Fool” [The Bell Syndicate, Inc.], Section: Sunday World-Herald Magazine, Page 1, [GNB Page 73], Omaha, Nebraska. (GenealogyBank) [The question about Grant’s tomb ends with a period in the newspaper image, and not a question mark. A question mark is used above.]

see Quote Investigator for the full article at this link:

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