Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

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  • Published: 19 May 2018
  • In this video I explore an elaborate cryptographic internet puzzle orchestrated by a mysterious individual or group known as Cicada 3301.


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    The puzzle I hid in this video has been solved:
    https://www.lemmi.no/post/my-latest-puzzle


    [Music]
    Own work

    Erang - Forever Lost In An Endless Dream
    https://erang.bandcamp.com/track/forever-lost-in-an-endless-dream

    Erang - The Highway Goes Ever On
    https://erang.bandcamp.com/track/the-highway-goes-ever-on

    Erang - Silent Bones
    https://erang.bandcamp.com/track/silent-bones-2

    Cicada 3301 - The Instar Emergence
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YA1fONCH-CY

    Cicada 3301 - Interconnectedness
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ActGqDxBD4A


    [References]
    https://www.lemmi.no/post/cicada-3301#refs
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Comments • 42 653

  • Blaque Marou
    Blaque Marou  52 minutes back

    Gdi I got a jump scare from that “what happens if you reach the EeEe___-E__E__EE_—E__E__E_E_Ennnnddduuwww”

    • SyrupCookie YT
      SyrupCookie YT  3 hours back

      Music from 0:32 to 0:37 ?

      • Jesseee
        Jesseee  5 hours back

        What really knocks me off, is the fact that they went to 4Chan to find the said, intelligent individuals.

        • Laode Andra
          Laode Andra  18 hours back

          at 0:33

          • Laode Andra
            Laode Andra  18 hours back

            what music in cicada 3301 intro

            • Sam Hulbert
              Sam Hulbert  23 hours back

              "In their opinion, only some international collective possesed the means"


              u gusy forgot Alex Hisch's Cipher Hunt

              • Shiny Eyes
                Shiny Eyes  24 hours back

                this guy knows how to make a documentary look like a crime scene

                • HighFive Dog
                  HighFive Dog  1 days back

                  Their is no Illuminati....... just cicada

                  • ayoub zoufri
                    ayoub zoufri  1 days back

                    “Congratulations, you have won and proven yourself as an intellectual person. Your prize will be a free N-word pass, with no expiration date. Hope you enjoy the prize”

                    • Run Too The Fight
                      Run Too The Fight  1 days back

                      Damn!
                      I went down the rabbit hole again !!!!
                      thanks YouTube

                      • Spring Boom78
                        Spring Boom78  2 days back

                        *Congratulations!!! you win!!!!! you can now say the n word for 1 day!!!*

                        • Denton customs
                          Denton customs  2 days back

                          The lone gunmen incarnate.

                          • Oscar Vega
                            Oscar Vega  2 days back

                            Music is Neptune by Neptune or cicada 3301 a internet mystery music

                            • CHAMELiON
                              CHAMELiON  2 days back

                              “The winners are now allowed into Area 51”

                              • No Nаме
                                No Nаме  2 days back

                                The guy who made the cicada probably knows Obama’s last name

                                • No Nаме
                                  No Nаме  7 hours back

                                  ? No it was my idea but I scrolled to the comments and I saw it so we had the same idea

                                • Fairfiresand . TCG
                                  Fairfiresand . TCG  8 hours back

                                  You stealed this commen bruh

                              • Monique Pasquale
                                Monique Pasquale  2 days back

                                This reminds me of the movie "The signal"

                                • Formula Meme
                                  Formula Meme  3 days back

                                  The finalists get to learn Obama's last name.

                                  • BELLVADEAR
                                    BELLVADEAR  3 days back

                                    It makes more and more sense the weirder it gets....🎶🌎💫

                                    • Mute
                                      Mute  3 days back

                                      The winner gets a vibing licence

                                      • Jack Wei
                                        Jack Wei  3 days back

                                        This is like the “39 clues” book

                                        • Alp Yılmaz
                                          Alp Yılmaz  3 days back

                                          The prize is obama's last name

                                          • ULTAMA GAM3R
                                            ULTAMA GAM3R  3 days back

                                            What if you put any of the sounds through what I think is called a spectrograph

                                            • mlg mics
                                              mlg mics  3 days back

                                              the songs sound like morse code

                                              • The Riddler [Read bio]

                                                Bruh why tf does this sound like something I'd do? It even has/had a riddle involved in it

                                                • Doc Glock
                                                  Doc Glock  3 days back

                                                  The winner gets to find out Obama's last name.

                                                  • Callum Jones
                                                    Callum Jones  3 days back

                                                    Anyone else think this sounds like an initiation for Anonymous?

                                                    • Caden D
                                                      Caden D  4 days back

                                                      "Want to know who Joe is?"






                                                      -3301

                                                      • Vezper TM
                                                        Vezper TM  4 days back

                                                        I tried the puzzle but I gave up in the first puzzle

                                                        • LyTr1x
                                                          LyTr1x  4 days back

                                                          Me:searches what the final step said
                                                          The last step: jesus died in the bible
                                                          Me:NOO

                                                          • Viktor Villamil
                                                            Viktor Villamil  4 days back

                                                            What was the back ground music used in the first part of the video???

                                                            • OPTIMUSs_JEDI
                                                              OPTIMUSs_JEDI  4 days back

                                                              What if the real winners are working for aliens ? No , no that’s crazy

                                                              • David McMullen
                                                                David McMullen  4 days back

                                                                Should have been a Rick Astley video at the end of the puzzle.

                                                                • RUSTYLOSER
                                                                  RUSTYLOSER  5 days back

                                                                  Finalists get to know Obama’s last name.

                                                                  • Lenin The Gamer
                                                                    Lenin The Gamer  5 days back

                                                                    Legend has it if you solve all of them they tell you Obama’s last name

                                                                    • Karan Pillai
                                                                      Karan Pillai  6 days back

                                                                      The finalists got the technology to fold paper more than 7 times.

                                                                      • Gham
                                                                        Gham  6 days back

                                                                        Everyone: Her clues are so obvious!

                                                                        Her clues:

                                                                        • Guardian
                                                                          Guardian  6 days back

                                                                          The finalists find out where Cotten Eye Joe came from and where he went.

                                                                          • xisane
                                                                            xisane  6 days back

                                                                            Am I the only one obsessed with the music 0:32 ?

                                                                            • xisane
                                                                              xisane  5 days back

                                                                              @Raitis Jasans just search ''lemmino neptune'' on YouTube and you should find it

                                                                            • Raitis Jasans
                                                                              Raitis Jasans  5 days back

                                                                              I know I'm trying to find it too.

                                                                          • Shravan
                                                                            Shravan  6 days back

                                                                            Do you know what is an internet mystery.......youtube recommendations

                                                                            • - Pyroetheus -
                                                                              - Pyroetheus -  6 days back

                                                                              They are just trying to log into their account they lost the password to. XD

                                                                              • Ginger Blue
                                                                                Ginger Blue  6 days back

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                                                                                • Becca C
                                                                                  Becca C  6 days back

                                                                                  Free Trader Beowulf anyone??

                                                                                  • Mike Founzi
                                                                                    Mike Founzi  6 days back

                                                                                    First book second person

                                                                                    • Kamie P
                                                                                      Kamie P  6 days back

                                                                                      Arguably my favorite Lemmino video.

                                                                                      • yuri wolfram
                                                                                        yuri wolfram  6 days back

                                                                                        For the SELECT FEW who did get selected.........how much time do you guys have in yours hands...?😂

                                                                                        • Ultimatum
                                                                                          Ultimatum  6 days back

                                                                                          Winners get signed copies of Windows 9, Windows 99 and Windows 11

                                                                                          • oxo
                                                                                            oxo  6 days back

                                                                                            08:55 Jasiah - When I'm Gone sample.

                                                                                            • Jeff mates
                                                                                              Jeff mates  6 days back

                                                                                              They made NordVPN