If you look carefully at the Portal 2 end credits (found here, spoiler warning), you'll see the following numbers at the top of the screen:


Is there meaning behind these numbers, or are they just random?

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    The scrolling stuff to the left of it also seems interesting. I have searched a lot but have found nothing interesting yet so far; the values you found could be an in-game coordinate or angle (but for what level?) or perhaps they are parameters for something... Will we ever discover? Apr 25, 2011 at 23:29
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    Or, it could be that these numbers can be used as a code to decrypt the scrolling stuff... Apr 25, 2011 at 23:50
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    Related thread we can follow along: facepunch.com/threads/1082375-Portal-2-Ending-Hidden-Code Apr 25, 2011 at 23:59
  • There is a BSOD somewhere in the game, perhaps the error there might mean something too... Apr 26, 2011 at 0:17
  • For the record, the numbers that appear in the end credits of Co-op Mode are the same as these ones.
    – Keaanu
    Apr 26, 2011 at 15:37

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On map sp_a4_finale4, with setpos 2.67 1002 45.6 under sv_cheats 1 (and noclip?) you are placed at an interesting position. You are placed between GLaDOS and the stalemate resolution button, properly between the beginning of the lines. So the coordinates could be taken from where the dragging animation starts if I'm not mistaken...
I haven't checked all levels as I don't have time for that at the moment.

Go ahead and check the location; but perhaps, there might be more meaning to these coordinates.

Thinking about the connection between the song and that location, it does refer to the location where that she gets back in control of the Aperture Science Enrichment Center...

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    I may be dumb, but I don't see where that solution comes from... Apr 26, 2011 at 15:07
  • I don't understand how they got there either, don't want to create a one-time use account either to ask. But it has been discovered before too, some Steam threads found on Google when combining that sentence with Portal 2 also mention that this has been found in the early leaked Portal 2 ending credits song... Perhaps it's a known technique that can be found in the ARG thread? Apr 26, 2011 at 19:42
  • Accepted for the intriguing coordinate position, but I don't buy into the whole ovaltine bit. That seems to be more of an internet meme than a real easter egg.
    – Keaanu
    May 12, 2011 at 14:59
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    It's Facepunch. I used to be a member there, and I read through the thread a bit. They made the Ovaltine bit up.
    – user56
    May 17, 2011 at 20:44
  • @TomWijsman - It seems the Youtube link has gone dead
    – Robotnik
    Apr 16, 2015 at 12:44

The ovaltine thing on facepunch is a joke related to a penny-arcade strip from a few months ago. I think the coordinates thing is a good lead, but we haven't been able to solve the mystery of the scrolling bit.


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