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Puzzles and Ciphers

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6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
Who is any good at them?
Im not bad but im really struggling with this.

all i have is this text and the title: LOST

and 2 words: Chalky, Gazebo

TEOEROGGTR VNOVZWVORZ IOEERHWZFH IWITIEFZRZ ONUEREWITO EEFFTEOEOO
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6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
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#1
What is a chipfer? What do you have to do?
#2
chesso
What is a chipfer? What do you have to do?


he means cipher, it helps you break a code or understand a secret message
#3
milewide
he means cipher, it helps you break a code or understand a secret message

Thanks. I thought it must be some latest craze. :oops:
So the 6 blocks of ten letters relate to the title LOST and two of the blocks mean Chalky and Gazebo.
I can't do that!
I'll be interested to see the answer though.
#4
chesso
What is a chipfer? What do you have to do?


a cipher is a way of encrypting a message.

The most famous is probably the Caesar Cipher, Julius Caesar used a shift of 3 to encode his messages.

The letter you want to write gets paired with a letter 3 along from it in the alphabet so:

A becomes D
B becomes E
C becomes F

Etc.

Thats an easy one. i think this one is some kind of double column transposition cipher.

Essentially its code breaking.

The blocks of 10- letters may be a further encryption and the words Chalky and Gazebo are cipher Keys, but the decoded message will be coordinates.
Im expecting the first part to be NORTHFIVEONE or NFIVEONE
#5
Thanks for the info.:thumbsup:

Good luck with the code breaking.:-D
#6
chesso
Thanks for the info.:thumbsup:

Good luck with the code breaking.:-D


Ta! Im going to need it!
Its starting to send me a bit loopy at the moment!
#7
I hope someone is going to post the answer or I'll be up all night...
#8
yep think i got it, Chalky is Lost some where in the Gazebo using a crap keyboard TEOEROGGTR VNOVZWVORZ IOEERHWZFH IWITIEFZRZ ONUEREWITO EEFFTEOEOO
#9
I was wondering where I was
#10
chalkysoil
I hope someone is going to post the answer or I'll be up all night...


I still havent got it.

Im almost certain it is to do with a double transposition cipher though!
#11
for those who were interested, i finally solved it!

NFIVEONETWOFIVEEIGHTZEROFIVEWZEROZEROTWOFOUREIGHTZEROZEROTWO

:D

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