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AMindForeverVoyaging
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Hmm... I wonder if this is a subsitution cipher? But then three letters of the same kind in a row (e.g. DDD, MMM) probably would not make that much sense... hmm. Neutral
Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:10 am View user's profile Send private message
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The plaintext is very useful in this case...

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The text which is referenced to in this challenge does not seem to contain any character three times in a row. I think that perhaps except for punctuation, and numbers such as 'In the year 1999', and onomatopoeic stuff like 'BOOOM', there are no words in the English language which would satisfy such a criterion. (German, for example, has some words with three of the same consonant in a row.)

EDIT: Okay, apparently I am wrong and Wikipedia lists some (very few) such words... which 99.9% of mankind never use in their life. Wink
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Yeah I'm pretty sure none of them are in there! Keep trying! Very Happy

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I think asdf_2 is a pretty cool guy. Eh kills challenges and doesn't afraid of anything.
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Is that true that each letter of plaintext is substituted by two letters in ciphertext?
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trez0r wrote:
Is that true that each letter of plaintext is substituted by two letters in ciphertext?


No.

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