Re: {Newbie} Possible Bug or Hacker?

From: Jeremy Davis (davisjw@EARTHLINK.NET)
Date: 11/09/98


In Windows : the Program "Character Map". You may be able to search thru its database to get the letters.
Here's the closest representation that I got!
D
The first letter I know is screwed up.  But I couldnt get calypso to write in another font..
Under the Bookshelf fonts, it had the right symbol...  all the rest are regular arial fonts.

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On 11/9/98, at 8:21 AM, the Huntress wrote:

>Hex representation?  It wasn't in hex.  I can't even type the characters
>that I saw on my screen or in the log files, much less give you a hex
>representation of it...
>
>Cut and paste gives me this, but that's not all of the name:
>
>?D?
>
>I'll describe it to you.
>
>1st letter: a small capital d over a c
>2nd letter: an ene (spanish n with a tilda)
>3rd letter: a y with two dots over it (german?)
>4th letter: an upside down ?
>5th letter: capital D
>6th letter: an e with two dots over it
>7th letter: a y with two dots over it
>8th letter: an upside down ?
>
>If you can make heads or tails of that, I'll solemnly worship you ;)
>
>Vinaya
>
>On Thu, 5 Nov 1998, George wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 5 Nov 1998, the Huntress wrote:
>>
>> >I'm not quite sure if this is a bug or a hacker or who knows what else...
>> >I just had a level 2 player log in, his name was in very strange
>> >characters and the game suddenly crashed.  When I checked the crash log,
>>
>> What is the hex representation of the name?
>>
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