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May 24, 2012 3:40 pm  #1


A cipher from my classmate

One of my classmates sent me a cipher, and I had already deciphered it, so I post it here.

The only clue he gave me was that the original text says something narcissistic.

TRGHEE                 37
CSRW EQWA TBOAR      10 9 21
OHFB                    10
TFRHDIS                 75
SUD MCBM ARIY          6  9  13
IOS                      5
SUOPL EILRLAYT IPV6AE          26 157 41

This one may be easy, however, have a go. 


John: "Why does your phone make that noise?"
Sherlock: "It's a text alert, means I've got a text."
 

May 25, 2012 11:12 pm  #2


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Easy? Well, not for me
But it's supposed to be a little text in english, right?
Hm...

 

May 26, 2012 4:46 am  #3


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Sammy wrote:

Easy? Well, not for me
But it's supposed to be a little text in english, right?
Hm...

Yep, the original text is hidden in english, and the numbers are really important clues.

Last edited by hx1997 (May 26, 2012 4:47 am)


John: "Why does your phone make that noise?"
Sherlock: "It's a text alert, means I've got a text."
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May 29, 2012 10:33 am  #4


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Oh, still no one got it? do you need more clues?


John: "Why does your phone make that noise?"
Sherlock: "It's a text alert, means I've got a text."
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June 9, 2012 4:08 pm  #5


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Wouldn't mind a clue...


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February 14, 2013 7:36 pm  #6


Re: A cipher from my classmate

It looks interesting. Really isn't there anybody able to decipher it?


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October 15, 2013 10:21 am  #7


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Not yet....

Last edited by FluteLocked (October 15, 2013 10:22 am)


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January 16, 2014 4:36 am  #8


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Been wrestling with this one for hours!!
I'm not that familiar with ciphers so veen doing some reading online, but this doesn't seem to follow any of those patterns.
I've discarded some approaches by numerous attempts and my understanding is that each number correspond to each letter combination on that line and each line contains only one word. It almost seems like it's an anagram and you can make out some words just by discarding some letters on that line. For instance:

The
****
Of
This
Summary
is
Solely ****

However I have no idea how the numbers fit in. I had an idea to write it out and whatever letters matched should be kept in that word. For example:
TRGHEE       THIRTY-SEVEN
Only "G" can't be found in 37 and so that is erased giving you the word "three".
Then I tried the idea of putting all the letters in a 8x8 row-column layout, but that idea also crashed and burned. For starters there's only 63 letters.
I've looked into the possibility of prime numbers, but can't seem to find any value of doing this.

I'm curious if 2-digit numbers should be read separately. 37= 3, 7.

guess I need a clue...

 

January 16, 2014 1:28 pm  #9


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Will you provide a clue?

 

February 13, 2014 6:24 pm  #10


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Easy? I don't know...

My guess was: take the first letter and then count further. After the first number you start counting again with the next. But this would only make sense if it is a 3 and 7 and not a 37 in the first row.

But it doesn't make sense in the fourth row. "this" would be more logical but I got "td"...
"The cows of td smud is sleo"... Err... Not really... http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/confused.png

So I'd like to have a clue, too.

 

March 20, 2014 7:39 am  #11


Re: A cipher from my classmate

the
creator 
of
this 
summary
is
superlative

-ChildsPlay

 

April 16, 2014 10:13 am  #12


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Childsplay wrote:

the
creator 
of
this 
summary
is
superlative

-ChildsPlay

But how?


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-JM
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April 18, 2014 7:13 am  #13


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Wow~thanks a lot. So easy after understanding the trick~:-o


Sentiment is a chemical defect found in the losing side.
-SH
You need me, or you are nothing.
-JM
James Moriarty isn't a man at all. He's a spider. A spider at the center of a web. A criminal web with a thousand threads and he knows precisely how each and every single one of them dances.
-SH
 

April 21, 2014 9:01 pm  #14


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Pretty cool. I got to the binary bit but it took me too long to finish it off.

 

March 11, 2015 3:12 pm  #15


Re: A cipher from my classmate

Puzzle, ciphers and logic enthusiast, please try not to cheat.

-Childsplay

 

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