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This is the Puzzle:

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and this is the hint:

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and the answer seems to be 000111 but I have absolutely no idea how it is done. Can anyonw help me out here?

That's the puzzle. There are no other hints, explanations or anything at all.

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What is the puzzle asking for? –  Emmad Kareem Sep 13 '12 at 11:36
    
@EmmadKareem That's the puzzle. There are no other hints, explanations or anything at all. –  user221287 Sep 13 '12 at 11:37
    
This is a "meta-puzzle": You have to find out the rule by which the given solution of the puzzle is generated from the two pictures. Maybe you should show it to a child. –  Christian Blatter Sep 13 '12 at 12:01
    
There is apparently a subculture of "puzzles" where it is considered an essential part of a puzzle that it doesn't explain what is being asked, and that figuring out the secret criteria for a correct solution is the most interesting part of it. David Morgan-Mar attempts to explain it here. Not that it all sounds very convincing to me... –  Henning Makholm Sep 13 '12 at 12:42
    
errrm, just match the triangles in the first diagram to the triangles in the second one...or is that too obvious? –  fretty Sep 13 '12 at 13:22

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As I said above, just consider each triangle as pointing to a corner of the hint picture and you get the numbers.

I wouldn't consider this a "puzzle" as such though. What meaning does any of it actually have?

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+1, good discovery. –  Emmad Kareem Sep 14 '12 at 5:13
    
Really? I thought it was obvious... –  fretty Sep 14 '12 at 17:39

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