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#1 2007-03-16 09:10:42

rida
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Railfence cipher code

see if you can crack this.

LGTIGSOL
IHNNICO

please hide your answers.

Last edited by rida (2007-03-17 03:45:25)


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#2 2007-03-16 09:15:19

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Re: Railfence cipher code

it semms like somesort of code but i am unable to crack but i can still try...... can you give clues?


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#3 2007-03-16 19:44:38

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Re: Railfence cipher code

lightning wrote:

it semms like somesort of code

Hahaha ... no kidding, lightning.

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#4 2007-03-16 20:26:06

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Re: Railfence cipher code

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#5 2007-03-16 21:42:20

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Re: Railfence cipher code

rida wrote:

see if you can crack this.

LGTIGPMAO
IHNNSASLT

please hide your answers.

Last edited by lightning (2007-03-16 21:46:05)


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#6 2007-03-16 23:00:28

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Re: Railfence cipher code

That's the funniest thing, rida. And it was lightning who cracked the code!

The best bit was that it was Devante actually 'found' his own hidden meaning in it!

I can't stop smiling.

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#7 2007-03-16 23:59:30

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Re: Railfence cipher code

Rida wins an internet.


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#8 2007-03-17 00:00:06

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Re: Railfence cipher code

LOL!

So, lightning, you DID crack the code, and beat all of us ... are you sure you still want it deleted? Or maybe just laugh it off?


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#9 2007-03-17 03:44:22

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Re: Railfence cipher code

fine I'll edit it


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#10 2007-03-17 03:47:08

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Re: Railfence cipher code

another one

EEYNIEUL
VROESQA

same rules apply.


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#11 2007-03-17 04:36:13

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Re: Railfence cipher code

Ah, how very World Peace of you. smile

The problem with this kind of code is that it's always cracked in exactly the same way. That means that once you know the trick, any and all codes of this type become fairly trivial to break.

Maybe you could come up with a slight variant?


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#12 2007-03-17 05:14:35

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Re: Railfence cipher code

ok


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#13 2007-03-17 05:26:05

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Re: Railfence cipher code

I have to disagree with you, rida.

EEYNINTQA
VROESOEUL

I don't think it is really a cipher.

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#14 2007-03-17 05:39:22

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Re: Railfence cipher code

It is a cipher, it's just a different type to the one you're used to.

Usual ciphers do something like change ABCD to BCDE. They just map each letter to a different one (or maybe to symbols or something else). These are substitution ciphers.

The railfence cipher is different, because instead of changing letters, it just rearranges them. This is a type of transposition cipher.

Transposition ciphers are less common than substitution ones, but they're still ciphers nonetheless. More secure ciphers sometimes combine the two together.

In general, a cipher is anything that changes a piece of writing by doing stuff to its letters.
If it did stuff to words instead, then it would be a code.


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#15 2007-03-17 08:13:13

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Re: Railfence cipher code

oh oh oh i got one and never mind i don't want it deleted tongue

enoyreveih


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#16 2007-03-17 08:14:37

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Re: Railfence cipher code

rida wrote:

see if you can crack this.

LGTIGSOL
IHNNICO

please hide your answers.

thanks wink

RDSUNACO
IAFNYNOL   up


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#17 2007-03-17 09:23:25

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Re: Railfence cipher code

Try this one it's, slightly different

EEIELOAAOWDAESLELD
SOSAYONNNHIGEHLKL
PNRLCLDYEOSRSABIE

I've done it in 3 lines instead of 2.


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#18 2007-03-17 09:41:27

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Re: Railfence cipher code

it says ' ESPEON IS REALLY COOL AND ANYONE WHO DISSAGREES WILL BE KILLED' i agree i like espeon big_smile lol up

mines different try this - enoyrereih
try and crack that


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#19 2007-03-17 09:50:00

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Re: Railfence cipher code

Is that railfence cipher though ?

LKCDS
IEOE


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#20 2007-03-17 09:55:53

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Re: Railfence cipher code

MTO
EO

hey this could be a great game only talk in  code like
TILL
HSO


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#21 2007-03-17 09:57:26

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Re: Railfence cipher code

GETNHSAM
RAETUIS

Get it ?

But only talk in railfence cipher.

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#22 2007-03-17 10:00:59

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Re: Railfence cipher code

Taktiwlbaragm
Hnshsilegetae


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#23 2007-03-17 10:43:18

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Re: Railfence cipher code

LHISSTVYE
ITNAHOEO
GNGYIERN


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#24 2007-03-17 19:42:40

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Re: Railfence cipher code

Can't make sense of it...

My answer was something rude, though. I won't post what my answer was!

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#25 2007-03-17 22:02:24

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Re: Railfence cipher code

mathsyperson wrote:

LHISSTVYE
ITNAHOEO
GNGYIERN

i got lightnings ag shy to everyone
is that it? i don't think it is i got my nme and i got everyong but whats the middle bit


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