Remember, if you haven't used our clues pages yet, check out the instructions here to learn how they work and how to best utilize them. 

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Hint 1

Do you know who is depicted in these images?

Hint 2

If you're not looking familiar, you might want to think more American.

Hint 3

They're United States presidents... but which ones?

Solution

The four presidents pictured are Reagan, Obama, Madison, and Eisenhower. The first letter of each last name spells out ROME.

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Hint 1

Does anything look amiss in this message?

Hint 2

The answer will become the most clear at its least clear.

Hint 3

Take a look at the smudged letters...

Solution

Certain letters throughout the message are a little smudged, as if water-damaged. However, if you take all those letters on their own they give you the website ILMUSEONAZIONALE.COM

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Hint 1

You don't need to know Italian to know one of these words is extra important.

Hint 2

This isn't the first use of Italian you've seen in this game.

Hint 3

The right connection might "link" you to what you need.

Solution

The word 'collegamento' is featured on the card itself and appears in the article on the website. It's a secret hyperlink that, if clicked, will lead you to another page.

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Hint 1

He will help you narrow down what you're looking for.

Hint 2

This is a picture of Da Vinci.

Hint 3

This is not the picture that was stolen.

Solution

You're hunting for a stolen painting that was painted by Da Vinci.

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Hint 1

Hmmm... what could all these number pairs be referring to?

Hint 2

They are often, though not always, in segments of 4.

Hint 3

Could they have something to do with the card's theme?

Hint 4

Ah! They're presidential terms for U.S. presidents! But now what?

Hint 5

Interestingly, only the first 26 presidents are referenced.

Solution

The presidents are used as an alphabet, so if George Washington's term is used, then the letter is A since he's the first president. The decoded plaintext is: I WAS HIRED BY A CULT.