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AdamCTake Something Literally 2Every now and then, I like to dust off the ol' grey cells with a more challenging mental contortion. You know—when slaughtering hoards of zombies or jumping from platform to floating platform becomes too monotonous (and young as I am, I can still appreciate just how ridiculous that statement sounds). Sometimes, I just have to give colorful characters and gripping storytelling a break and get down to some real problem solving. Few games can truly test the fortitude of my formidable problem-solving capabilities, which border on Einsteinian. Haha, I'm kidding, you'll probably beat this next game way faster than I did.

Following the original, Take Something Literally 2, by Benoit Freslon, continues in the footsteps of its predecessor, delivering 25 mind-churning, browser-busting puzzles. The setup is pretty straightforward; puzzles are arranged in rows of increasing difficulty. One star means the puzzle is a little annoying. Two stars will give you a headache. Three stars... well, you can extrapolate from there. Each puzzle presents you with a separate screen and a title which will be the key to figuring out how to solve the puzzle. And believe me, this can get pretty tricky, so you may be tempted to get some outside help. But hey, you're not a cheater, right? Walkthroughs are for wussies! (Note: Not actually for wussies!) In case you get stuck but don't want to get beaten up by your fellow gamers for being a dirty cheater, just look for the light bulbs hidden throughout the levels. One bulb will earn you one tip on a level, though sometimes these hints are almost as enigmatic as the puzzles themselves. Gee, thanks, Benoit! These little light bulbs are well-hidden, enough so that finding each one adds another level of satisfying challenge.

Analysis: What can I say? Take Something Literally 2 lives up to its title and often requires you to think a little harder than you might on your lunch break. I've touted the value of out-of-the-box thinking before, but it's particularly useful with the minimalistic presentation style and the various forms of solution inputs, like clicking, typing something in or reaching a destination. Some of the solutions become apparent after a minute or two, while others are (sometimes MUCH) more obtuse. In fact, one of the problems that plagues these kind of puzzle games is that you are often trying to do what the designer thought made sense at the time. The problem, of course, lies in the fact that you may not make the same mental connection between the title and the solution that the designer did during beta testing. Take Something Literally dodges this bullet narrowly because of its relatively high accessibility, but one or two puzzles require a certain amount of familiarity with the designer's work. If you played the original, though, you will be used to this sort of thing.

The whole appeal of the TSL series is the challenge. It is not found in the monochromatic presentation or the canned "reward" for each puzzle solved. You will, however, experience some "ah-HAH!" moments, particularly when... well, I hesitate to say too much, lest I be flayed for spoiling. So just go give it a shot, okay? The reward for each puzzle may be a little... 3 years ago, but we all know the REAL satisfaction that comes from this type of game is knowing you totally didn't use that walkthrough or ask anyone for help in the comments, right?

Right, guys?

Play Take Something Literally 2

Walkthrough Guide


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Walkthrough

level 1

click outside of the window
click on click

level 2

when you click on the level button, don't release the click
keep holding until the timer goes away.

level 3

highlight the email in the background and copy it

takesomethingliterally@gmail.com

email that address, with this as the subject
and as the body of the message
(I'm not sure which is required, but both works)
copy in the password

mine was:
hello world

level 4

create a txt file
put hello in it
save it as hello
click the submit file button
upload the hello file

level 5

copy the wingdings
paste into a word processor
change font to times new roman
read the message

Congratulations you found a secret place the password is:
crazy

input the password

level 6

right click on the mouse
select [here] from the menu

level 7

right click and select play from the menu

level 8

zoom in your browser to read the text

The password is:
microscopic
microscopic

type in the password

microscopic

level 9

turn the crank until the cage rises
you should hear a short tune
leave the level
the next time you start the game, a heart is uncovered on the title
click the heart to complete the level

level 10

click the show button
take a screenshot of the camera
count the number of cameras in leisure
submit that number

level 11

this is impossible
so quit before the time runs up

level 12

click and hold on the button
navigate the maze-your mouse will be inverted.
get to the :) button

level 13

open a new tab
google "the key of my he4rt"
go to the armor games link
click the key
go back to your original tab
drag the key to the heart

level 14

go back to level 6
select [here] as before
while the victory video is playing, click o nthe mouse to grab it
go to level 14
the cat will eat the mouse

level 15

click the invite button
send the given link to a friend and have them follow it

level 16

go o this level, then leave
while you are playing a butterfly will eventually fly by
quickly return to this level
catch the butterfly in the net

level 17

hit tab 3 times, then enter

level 18

the puzzle will not help you solve this, but it will give you a light bulb

click on show
it opens the game up in a new window
not the url

level 19

hit play, and listen to the music
press any of the letters given to hear the corresponding note
match the notes played with the letters to get a message

one two two three

if you input that, it says almost! :)
input it in numeric form

1223

level 20

use a screenshot program to copy the animal part from level 3, 20 and 16
paste them together to get an image

this can be interpreted as two different animals

Duck

Rabbit

input them in the box, one at a time

level 21

click on start
navigate the maze to the :) button
the mouse will move VERY quickly, so move the mouse slowly.

level 22

you need to change the resolution of your monitor
The picture gives you a clue of how to change it
I set mine to 1280x800, not sure if the exact resolution matters.
refresh the game
go to the level

level 23

this is a time-based puzzle
drag the pacifier onto the baby
set your clock ahead 20 minutes
put the shoes on the man
set your clock ahead another 50 minutes
give the cane to the old man

level 24

I was unable to do this one.
Theory: you need to show your webcam pink, or
upload a pink image

level 25

carefully watch it draw the shape
guess what it drew

an apple

put that in as the password

apple

116 Comments

Miles O'Toothpaste June 8, 2010 6:23 PM

Sorry, but I quit after the 4th level started. This game is way too much work. Email for a password to complete a level? Send a file to complete a level?

Meh. I'm here for mindless fun. That almost felt like work.

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OK STUCK ON FIRST LEVEL. any ideas?

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Haven't played enough of it to form an opinion yet, but I'd just like to say that the sound effects from Zelda (A Link to the Past, I think) are making me really nostalgic right now.

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wlangford Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 7:20 PM

Hey, just wanted to share

Your links hide the address bar which makes one of the levels unsolvable (essentially).

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I think I was more interested until level 3; I'm not especially enthusiastic about giving them my email address.

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I'm 90% sure I'm doing level 4 correctly, but I think it's not working because of character encoding or line-break codes since I'm on linux.

I created a text file called 'new text file.txt' and put 'hello' in the body, then attached it. But it just tells me "Wrong password". Am I missing something?

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Ah, I just watched the walkthrough... I don't see a Download button or a password box at all.

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shyguy528 Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 8:30 PM

@keith

have you tried naming the text file "hello"?

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Mystify Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 8:32 PM

I need help on level 24, without a webcam

I've tried uploading images of varying shades of pink, but it doesn't seem to like it.

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crashlanding Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 8:55 PM

Alot of these puzzles don't seem to like macs :/
for example:

level 1: clicks outside of the game simply do not register, making it impossible
level 4: same problem as keith, despite imitating what happened in the walkthrough.

aside from those two, I managed to do the rest. Not entirely sure about lv 24, as I had the same problem as Mystify

for some reason, it just gave me a complete if I hit "access my webcam" and then denied access to my webcam. This was after uploading a pink picture, though. not a clue whether that affected it.

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Chiktionary Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 9:21 PM


Walkthrough for first four levels:
I only played to this point before it all felt too hard. Maybe someone with tenacity and smarts can play some more and write a walkthrough. I'd be really interested in one for the rest of the game...

Simon Says

Click where the arrows are pointing, first outside the game then inside. You'll need to click a few times.

Don't Release

When you first click in this level, hold the mouse button down until the LoL Cat appears.

Email

Send an email to takesomethingliterally@gmail.com. A reply will come through almost immediately, with an assurance that your email address will not be used for anything, nor will you receive any email from Benoit. The password you receive is:

hello world!

Send Me Hello
Like Miles O'Toothpaste said, this one was like work.

Create a new text document with just the word:

hello

and submit it. Retrieve the password once the download link becomes active

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Mystify Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 9:24 PM

I'll post a walkthrough then.

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This developer definately has skills, but the puzzles feel too much like work.

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sirgren Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 9:43 PM

Without walkthroughs, i got the three star level on my FIRST TRY. I beat it in like 5 seconds

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someone come to my party :)

66980

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I agree with MIles, cool concept, but a pain.

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Mystify Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 10:06 PM

Walkthrough

level 1

click outside of the window
click on click

level 2

when you click on the level button, don't release the click
keep holding until the timer goes away.

level 3

highlight the email in the background and copy it

takesomethingliterally@gmail.com

email that address, with this as the subject
and as the body of the message
(I'm not sure which is required, but both works)
copy in the password

mine was:
hello world

level 4

create a txt file
put hello in it
save it as hello
click the submit file button
upload the hello file

level 5

copy the wingdings
paste into a word processor
change font to times new roman
read the message

Congratulations you found a secret place the password is:
crazy

input the password

level 6

right click on the mouse
select [here] from the menu

level 7

right click and select play from the menu

level 8

zoom in your browser to read the text

The password is:
microscopic
microscopic

type in the password

microscopic

level 9

turn the crank until the cage rises
you should hear a short tune
leave the level
the next time you start the game, a heart is uncovered on the title
click the heart to complete the level

level 10

click the show button
take a screenshot of the camera
count the number of cameras in leisure
submit that number

level 11

this is impossible
so quit before the time runs up

level 12

click and hold on the button
navigate the maze-your mouse will be inverted.
get to the :) button

level 13

open a new tab
google "the key of my he4rt"
go to the armor games link
click the key
go back to your original tab
drag the key to the heart

level 14

go back to level 6
select [here] as before
while the victory video is playing, click o nthe mouse to grab it
go to level 14
the cat will eat the mouse

level 15

click the invite button
send the given link to a friend and have them follow it

level 16

go o this level, then leave
while you are playing a butterfly will eventually fly by
quickly return to this level
catch the butterfly in the net

level 17

hit tab 3 times, then enter

level 18

the puzzle will not help you solve this, but it will give you a light bulb

click on show
it opens the game up in a new window
not the url

level 19

hit play, and listen to the music
press any of the letters given to hear the corresponding note
match the notes played with the letters to get a message

one two two three

if you input that, it says almost! :)
input it in numeric form

1223

level 20

use a screenshot program to copy the animal part from level 3, 20 and 16
paste them together to get an image

this can be interpreted as two different animals

Duck

Rabbit

input them in the box, one at a time

level 21

click on start
navigate the maze to the :) button
the mouse will move VERY quickly, so move the mouse slowly.

level 22

you need to change the resolution of your monitor
The picture gives you a clue of how to change it
I set mine to 1280x800, not sure if the exact resolution matters.
refresh the game
go to the level

level 23

this is a time-based puzzle
drag the pacifier onto the baby
set your clock ahead 20 minutes
put the shoes on the man
set your clock ahead another 50 minutes
give the cane to the old man

level 24

I was unable to do this one.
Theory: you need to show your webcam pink, or
upload a pink image

level 25

carefully watch it draw the shape
guess what it drew

an apple

put that in as the password

apple

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ChrisForsyth June 8, 2010 10:08 PM

Wow--talk about failing badly. The person doing this does know that some features like Zoom aren't available in some Flash setups, right? (Mine seems to be inconsistant--sometimes I get Zoom in the context menu, other times, like when trying to play this game, I get just an option for 'settings'. I think it depends on which version of Flash is called for--it seems like if the file itself is for an older Flash version it'll work fine, but if it's for Flash 10 it'll only give the settings menu). Not to mention the puzzles depending on external features--such as requiring e-mail or files are a bad idea in general. :-/

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now, to catch that ..... butterfly.

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For level 24...

it's not so much what's in the picture, if you don't have a webcam. it's what you name your picture.

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sirgren Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 10:25 PM

I didnt even know about the candle thing till just now...

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oh, and for pink(24):

Take a screenshot of that screen, grab the shade of pink in the rectangle.

if you don't have a webcam or don't want to use one

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oh-kay, never mind then :) kudos to sirgren - I just named my document pink, just like I named my txt hello for the hell of it.

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hikari no sakura Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 10:35 PM

My party code is 67320, welcome exchanges!

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Jeepz72 June 8, 2010 10:50 PM

My party code is 67016!

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Mystify Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 10:51 PM

for 24

First thing I tried was screenshots of the pink rectangle, and I did name my image pink. It still didn't like it.

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I think I've figured out what I can for now. Walkthrough for 21 (or 22) of the 25 levels. But first, remember to notice the level's button-icon and read the level title. Those are often big hints.

1.

Keep clicking on the center until you win.

2.

When you click on the icon for this level, keep your mouse button held down. Just a couple seconds does it.

3.

Send an email to the email address given.
The email address is:

You can click on the white-on-white link or highlight it to find that the address is takesomethingliterally@gmail.com

Then:

Watch your inbox for a quick reply.

For me (and everyone?), the password is

hello world

Not 4:

Reported to be easy on Windows, but I can't get it to work on Linux.

5.

This may or may not be Wingdings or a similar font. The easy way to read it is to:

select the text, copy, and paste into a text editor.

For me (and everyone?), the password is

crazy

6.

You sure you need a hint? These trick games always have one of these.

Right-click, then select [Here] from the popup menu.

7.

Similar to #6.

Right-click and select the Flash 'Play' option.

Not 8:

The Flash 'Zoom In' button is disabled for me (Linux Firefox). I'm not going to go looking for a Flash decompiler.

9.

Turn the crank.

Recall that there was a heart in a cage in the opening credits/intro.

Open the game in a second window/tab, or reload it, and click the now freed heart on the intro screen.

10.

Unless you can count really fast or have a photographic memory, use the title's hint. Take a screenshot while the cameras are visible, and enter the answer (exact number varies).

11.

What would you have if you COULD beat the timer?

Ignore the puzzle. Exit the level before the timer runs out.

12.

Click and hold on the 'Keep holding' button. And really do keep holding. The pointer will move opposite your mouse motion. Navigate the maze to the smiley, then release the mouse button.

13.

The title is the big hint. To get started:

As of this writing, the #2 google hit for "the key of my he4rt" (with quotes) is http://www.benoitfreslon.com/my-games/the-key-of-my-he4rt/ ... which links to http://armorgames.com/play/710/the-key-to-my-he4rt .

So:

In your http://armorgames.com/play/710/the-key-to-my-he4rt window, click the key. In your "Take Something Literally 2" window level 13, click the heart.

14. No clue.
15.

Be either the host or the guest of a successful "party". To host:

click the Invite button. You get a URL ending in .../go_to_party.php?door_code=###### . Note the URL and/or just the number at the end.

To be a guest:

Visit the host's full URL, OR click Go in the game's level 15 and just type in the "door code" number.

A party is a success if:

At least two different IP addresses attend. (Basically, two computers, but computers in the same residential home might not count.)

If your friends are offline or you have no friends, you can try something like proxify.com

16.

Wave the net around some, give up and go back to the menu.

Continue playing OTHER levels, and you'll occasionally see butterflies fly by.

When you spot one, quickly go back to the menu and to level 16 so your pointer turns into the net. Then catch that butterfly.

17.

Solved by keyboard.

Press TAB, TAB, TAB, ENTER.

18.

The puzzle, when assembled, is

An arrow pointing up at the level's title, 'Useless puzzle'. Oops.

There's also a 'Show!' button

which opens a link ending in ...#password=here . That's more hint than the puzzle.

The password is

'here'. After all, it does say 'Type the password here'.

19.

If you match the notes you hear to the letters shown on the piano keyboard and put spaces where there are rests, the tune spells:

ONE TWO TWO THREE. The password is:

1223

20.

Level 20 is not complete all by itself.

The numbers in the 'equation' refer to level numbers.

The backgrounds of levels 3, 20, and 16 combine to form an image similar to http://www.frenblog.com/illusion/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/rabbit-duck-illusion.gif

The two animals to be seen are

'rabbit' and 'duck'. Type these in separately. And sadly, the game does not accept 'bunny'.

21.

Click Start. Move slowly, because the pointer will now move much faster than usual. Get through the maze without bumping a wall to click on the smiley.

22.

Yes, the figure on the left is *your* resolution.

Change your screen resolution so the two images match. The correct resolution is

800x600

On Linux/Firefox, I had to

restart the browser!

23.

Just drag the pacifier onto the baby, then the shoes onto the adult, then the cane onto the elderly person. It just takes a wait of around 80 minutes total.

Or maybe you could change your computer's clock.

24.

Translated from French, the title is "I see the life in pink". I held a bright pink piece of paper in front of my webcam. Others have reported frustration trying to upload images instead....

25. No clue.

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Farraman June 8, 2010 11:08 PM

Party at my place! 67479

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BrahManty Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 11:10 PM

for 24 without a webcam:

Just take a screenshot, and cut out a spot of the pink color. Copy and paste it in the top left corner and keep making it bigger or cut the picture down in size. Just make sure the whole thing is that color and then save it and upload it.

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BrahManty Author Profile Page June 8, 2010 11:30 PM

Sorry about posting that solution after everyone else did, I didn't refresh for a while so I didn't see them :o

But 21 is literally impossible for me. My mouse just immediately flies off into a wall without me even moving it. It's the only one I have left to get, wish I could see the last video :\

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My willingness to beat this game falls just shy of learning how to determine pitch by ear. In about forty minutes I'll have completed all but the keyboard one without the help of a walkthrough.

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Anonymous June 9, 2010 12:30 AM

Doesn't #15 kinda defeat the purpose of online games, as in, something for lonely people to do? If I had any friends, I wouldn't be here right now.

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Mystify Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 1:35 AM

@bufar

you can type the letters to compare the sounds. I am mostly tone death and I was able to figure it out like this.

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chrishorse Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 2:02 AM

the old man won't take the cane on level 23.
annoying.

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I got very into this game(solving more than half the levels) before hitting the comments section here for help on level 4. Despite doing exactly what the walkthrough says,

the game won't accept my hello.txt file, containing only hello in the body. I also tried sending a file named just hello as the walkthrough technically stated(not hello.txt, just hello with no extension), and that didn't work either.

I can only assume it's a fault of my operating system(ubuntu hardy heron), and how the text file is coded. Very disappointing...I feel as if the time I spent was wasted because I can't win the game. It seems that other people running linux and mac are having similar difficulties. You should add a warning to the review about that level, or at least remove the macwinlinux tag, since it seems that the game may only work under certain operating systems.

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repairmanman Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 6:40 AM

oops wrong section

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repairmanman Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 6:43 AM

please delete this and last comment

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Anonymous June 9, 2010 7:05 AM

Level 24 (using webcam)

pink = tickled pink = smile at your webcam! :)

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ThemePark Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 7:20 AM

69183

Meh. How are you, as the tip says, supposed to solve level 15 WITHOUT friends?

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jaywalkar Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 7:58 AM
ThemePark Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 8:21 AM

Ah, about the party level:

You can just open another window and open your own party link in there. Even if it says there's no party, the game will still register that level as completed.

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Anonymous June 9, 2010 9:24 AM

Themepark, it was the first thing I tried, and it didn't work.

Incidentally, http://www.benoitfreslon.com/games/take_something_literally_2/friend/go_to_party.php?door_code=69793

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sgtdroopy Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 10:39 AM

I'm usually totally into these kinds of games, but this one is just too much work. I don't want to have to leave the game engine to solve its puzzles.

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for the code message, copy into the password box, then delete all but the last word which is the password.

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Uggh. Why do these games always fall from "clever riddles" to "how well do you know your computer?" I understand that the creators want to work with the medium, but really, between games like notpr0n requiring that you Photoshop multiple background layers or whatnot to screwing around with your webcam on this one... it's really not accessible, or particularly clever, to anyone who ISN'T a game designer. [/peeve]

That being said, it seems cute and well made, if not well thought out.

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For level 15, open up the link in a proxy. :)

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For level 24 with webcam on:

First, it seems to want you to show it a certain amount of pink -- enough to fill up that circle. Second, I cheated and held up a pink piece of paper.

Took about 2 seconds to pass the level this way.

I can't get into the party, though. My wife and I are using 2 machines on one home network and we both get the same invite codes. Is the code, perhaps, a hit counter?

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EDIT: Yeah, it seems to be a hit counter. Or just a unique number counter.

I took the code it generated for me and used it to get my wife in to the party, then I added one to it and got myself in that way. When she tried to invite me, it gave her the same code *I* gave her. Which makes me think it's counting based on IP address. Or partial IP address, anyway.

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damn, the reward videos are hilarious.

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A warning for Level 23, for people who have to do it "the long way" because they can't adjust their system clocks:

You have to actually leave the game open for the entirety of the level if you're going to finish it in real-time. I gave the baby the pacifier, then closed the level, did other things, came back and gave the man his shoes, closed the level again, finished the rest of the game, and came back to give the old man his cane--and did not get a level-complete dancing kitty. Furthermore, unless you can adjust your system clock, closing the level after the baby leaves baby-phase renders the level unwinnable, so far as I know--unless, after a much longer period of time, the man dies and the level resets. He was still alive at 70 minutes/years.

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chipmunk Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 3:57 PM

I googled "the key of my heart" and nothing useful came up. Turns out the actual title of the page on ArmorGames is "the key to my he4rt". Pretty lame.

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menschenjaeger June 9, 2010 4:23 PM

Yeah, too much emailing, sending files, that kind of crap. It's almost like an office sim. Points for keyboard cat, tho.

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@Mystify: Thanks for the tip! I finished that one, but I can't do the aging one.

You actually need to change your system time to do it. Waiting it out does not work.

Apparently, if you finish on another date the game gets all buggy.

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ThemePark Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 6:47 PM

This is how I solved the party level:

Have level 15 open in one window, and open up another window with the game, and go to level 15 in that window as well. Now press the Invite button in the first window, and the Join button in the second, then put in the code into the second window. That's how I got through that level, even though I was only at one computer.

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For Level 24:

If you didn't have a webcam, you had to upload a picture with the word "rose" or "pink" in the file name. This picture worked for me:
http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/marion-cotillard-_-wallpaper-la-vie-en-rose-830813_1280_1024.jpg

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ReverendTed Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 11:45 PM

For level 24:

To confirm what's been said already, I tried a couple of images, but only after I changed the name to pink.jpg did it accept it.

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ReverendTed Author Profile Page June 9, 2010 11:48 PM

For 15:

I'm not sure if it'll work for everyone, but I successfully used my Invite code minus one to Join.

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OrigamiMarie Author Profile Page June 10, 2010 12:46 AM

I eventually finished it with hints. I'm not sure the reward videos are really rewards though . . .

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joemac5367 Author Profile Page June 10, 2010 6:16 PM

Does anyone have details on the locations of the light bulbs??

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Ha! The tunes that play for the "Secret" level are from Legend of Zelda! the first is when you uncover a secter area, and the secone is when you get a Heart Container!

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Please go to my party. My party code is 76225

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Anonymous June 10, 2010 11:27 PM

This game's creator seems a little uncertain of what "literal" means.

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wildflower12 Author Profile Page June 11, 2010 5:05 AM

party @ 76650

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You all know that for the party, you when you get your code, enter the code 1 greater than the one you got, e.g. 10000 type in 10001

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jrodman Author Profile Page June 11, 2010 9:52 PM

Some of them just dont' work. For example: tiny text. I can zoom in my browser all i want and get very blurry pixels.

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Xaon Rider Author Profile Page June 12, 2010 8:39 AM

The games keeps crashing at level 23 for me, whenever i

adjust my computer clock. the person changes, but the games just hangs and i couldn't pick up the objects.


Its kind of disappointing, i was so looking forward to this game. There's just too many external elements and those vary between different os and browsers. It would have been better if there were less external elements.

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Anonymous June 12, 2010 11:18 AM

there is something i heard for number 25

1.open up level 25
2. open the original take something literally(#1) in a new window
3. get to the candle puzzle in the original
4. the ink should light up to see things better

Oh, and if i had a username, it would be guharfuh

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Party, anyone? 84275

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67016http://www.benoitfreslon.com/games/take_something_literally_2/friend/go_to_party.php?door_code=85983

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SepiaPhotos June 13, 2010 1:36 AM

number 13!

I. Do. Not. Understand. How. To. Get. The. Key. To. My. Game. Tab!!!!

I read the walkthrough! Make a new tab, open the armor link page, click the key, click the game tab, click the heart. okay, okay, I got the click the key thing, and so the key is following me in its window, but I can't seem to get the key to my original game tab to solve the game! any help?

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tgreatblueberry June 25, 2010 12:39 AM

SepiaPhotos you may

search for key to my he4rt, click the link to armor games. Then INSTEAD of clicking the picture of the key right away, click the button below it saying play Take Something Literally 2. A tab will automatically pop up. Then, you choose level 13 in the new tab.Look back at the "key" tab and click the key. Click the new Take Something game tab...and then move your mouse to the keyhole. It worked for me!

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At first I was like "oh yay! A nice little puzzle game to keep me occupied for 15 minutes!" No. -_- I do not want to send you an email, create files, google things, invite my friends, and take screenshots all to just complete a level.

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You dont need to bother other people in #15, just use some internet anonymizer, which will hide your IP and the game won't recognize you :), e.g.: http://anonymouse.org/ :) have fun

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i just moved my finger back and forth close to the camera for level 24

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Just add one or two to your number for 15 and bingo!

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Anonymous August 8, 2010 2:01 PM

Okay, this is going to be HARD!!! THINGS WILL MESS UP!!! I actually DO NOT suggest attempting this game with something earlier than an '07 PC. And AdamC?

I cheated. I went on a website that has the youtube walkthrough with the game. It opened in a smaller but separate window and I just played it until the question I was on, got the info, paused it, sovled the puzzle, and moved on. Pathetic, I know.

I enjoyed the cat that told you you either completed the level or failed. It was cute ;). Also, every 5 levels you complete there is a present which is actually a video clip of, I think, Benoit, or someone else. I don't speak french, so I had no idea what they were saying that wasn't subtitled.

While these vids are some pretty funny material, they are a HUGE temporary download along with the game itself. You just CAN'T use an older computer and expect it to work. I dunno what they have in France, but it must be more advanced then American stuff. Sorry Apple.

The game itself is argueably even more challenging than the last one. Like in the review, look for the light bulbs (if you don't want to cheat like me).

As I said, there is a complete walkthrough on youtube, and for level three, if you dont feel secure about giving someone/thing your email, the password is...

hello world

(okay I hope I did the spoiler right). Ask me (for now, "Muse") for any help! ;) Good luck!

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I can't get trough level 21. I did reduce my mouse speed, but it's sttil too hard.Isn't there another way of doing it?

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harryeddy August 17, 2010 12:59 AM

For those of you with macs having problems with level 4.

Open textedit, write "hello" (minus quotes). Go to format menu click make plain text, go to save as, choose western-windows-latin-1 for format. save and upload.
It's a shame it's this complicated - the developer should have written it better,

for those in linux

not sure how to do it exactly, but you need to use gedit or similar to save in western windows ISO format instead of UTF. Complicated I know.

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For 24

Upload a pic of a rose look at last word in french

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If you're on Linux or Mac OS X (or any other UNIX-like system) level 4 might not work because some text editors append LF to the last line. Try using a hex editor to type only hello, or use some editor like gedit.

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propain flames September 3, 2010 10:30 PM

my party code is 165067

anyone come!!!

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Haha! Hint to 25: Remember Take Something Literally 1? Wasn't there something on that game that might help??

Open up the Take Something Literally 1 in another browser, and go to the level that had a candle on it!

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Crystalinia September 11, 2010 12:37 AM

This is such a fun game!

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Visit: 167104

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I don't really like many games like this. This "game" seems more like a phycological experiment to see how far the average Joe will go to win some game they found searching for cat names on google...

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BTW, a way on level 8 would be to

Using a digital camera, take a picture of the monitor. Then just zoom in on the camera to finish it

For those who dont have a camera, the password is Microscopic

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Easiest way to beat level 22:

Go back to level 6.
Click on mouse, then exit to main menu.
Go to level 22 and cat does same thing as he does in level 14.
Thats what the tip means by something missing next to your keyboard: theres no mouse on the keyboards in that level

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another thing:
for those who leave their party number on forums or blogs, unless you keep the game open, it wont work because you get a new code each time you play it.
Where are the lights?
I got 22/25.

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On 12 it helps if you turn your mouse upside down then move it normally

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For the party one remember your number, exit the level, go back on it, click go, type your number with bell after it eg 645743bell and then click the picture of the bell

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My party code is 193360

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i dont know what you guys did wrong at lvl 24.

i made a jpeg with paint and filled it with the standard pink from ms paint.
i named it "pink.jpg" - worked perfectly ;)
maybe you should try a different shaoe of pink

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For lvl 24, show the webcam your tongue. Worked for me :)

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Breeze Currie May 23, 2011 9:35 PM

LEVEL 24!!!!!
go to paint, make a completely pink box, save. Go to game level, click level, click that you have no camera, go to your pictures when the file opens and click on the completely pink pic. That's all :)

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leveel 8 June 15, 2011 10:34 PM

for level eight [spoiler] aother way right click on the text, go setting and do something, just leave does nothing, do something and leave and it will be highlighted! now copy it.

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Where are ALL of the light bulbs. Yes, even the obvious ones, just in case people didn't look out in the open.

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What if you get no party number?

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Stuck on level 8..... I CAN'T FIND MY ZOOM IN BUTTON.. (cause I'm too stupid to)

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There is a lightbulb in level 2 do what it says but don't hold it the whole time just wait for the fail music then click the lightbulb on the right side

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there is a light bulb in

level 2 just hold it not the whole time just half then during the fail music click the light bulb to the right of the screen!

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another lightbulb is in

level ten keep pressing show. eventually you will see a light bulb in the middle of the screen. click on it!!! ^_^

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another lightbulb is in

level ten keep pressing show. eventually you will see a light bulb in the middle of the screen. click on it!!! ^_^

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party at 348103

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