On the Subject of the Needlessly Complicated Button

Three indicators and a button? What could possibly go wrong?

  • To solve the module, you must press or hold the button at the right time for the right duration.

Part A: The Button

  • The Button contains a label containing a word listed on Diagram A.
    • Use this diagram to determine which of the three indicators are the first, second, and remaining indicators.
  • The leftmost of the indicators listed is Indicator 1, the rightmost is Indicator 2, and the indicator not listed is the Remaining Indicator.

Part B: The Indicators

  • Once you have determined the two necessary indicators, you will need to use them in Diagram C.
    • Diagram C will tell you what digit the last timer digit must be when the button is pressed.
  • The remaining indicator will be used along with the edgework of the bomb in Diagram B.
    • Diagram B will tell you how long to hold the button or when to release.
  • Once you have obtained information from the two diagrams, proceed to Part C.

Part C:

  • Once you have gotten the correct information from the diagrams, hold the button when the last digit of the timer is the number received from Diagram C for the duration specified by Diagram B.

Diagram A:

Button LabelBomb has more batteries than number of portsFirst or last letter of button label in any indicator labelAny letter in serial is in the button labelOtherwise
AbortIndicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
GreenIndicator
1 and 2
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
BlueIndicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
Indicator
1 and 2
Indicator
1 and 3
ButtonIndicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
PressIndicator
2 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
BlankIndicator
1 and 2
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
YellowIndicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
No LabelIndicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
DetonateIndicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
RedIndicator
2 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
CyanIndicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
HoldIndicator
1 and 2
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
Indicator
2 and 3
MagentaIndicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
NothingIndicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
[No Label]Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 2
Literally BlankIndicator
1 and 2
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
1 and 3
Indicator
2 and 3

Diagram B:

Line Type Use if:
Solid
Line
Button is Red, Green, or Blue
Dotted
Line
Serial contains an even number
Dashed
Line
The remaining
indicator is prime
Dot Dashed
Line
The digital root of the
remaining indicator is odd
Value How long to hold
I Release Immediately
A Hold for 5 seconds
B Hold for 10 seconds
C Hold for 15 seconds
D Hold for 20 seconds
F Release on 1
G Release on 3
H Release on 5
J Release on 8
? Hold Until Satisfied

Diagram C:


*Note for top half of diagram: Indicator 1/2 is referring to the relevant indicators.