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## #1 2005-08-07 01:32:17

wcy
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### Decode the Text!

Here is a challenge to decode the following text (in english):
158:198:236:212:68:150:234:68:144:238:224:68:144:226:232:238:222:30:24:140:214:234:202:238:
234:234:214:226:224:68:198:200:226:238:236:68:222:198:236:212:92:68:228:238:248:248:220:206:
234:92:68:210:198:222:206:234:68:198:224:204:68:208:238:224:96:68:30:24:30:24

Hehe, have fun!

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## #2 2005-08-07 02:07:13

wcy
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## #3 2005-08-07 02:19:00

kylekatarn
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Registered: 2005-07-24
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### Re: Decode the Text!

lol:)
you could just say:visit my website plz!
fun indeed

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## #4 2005-08-07 02:43:34

kylekatarn
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### Re: Decode the Text!

I think encryptor 6 is not that safe...
if you have a set of characters {c1,c2,c3, ... ,cN}
you are  encrypting them the following way:

1) get the ascii values of each character
{asc1,asc2,asc3, ... ,ascN}

2)apply password 1 and pwd 2 {p1,p2}

{asc1*p2+p1*p2,asc2*p2+p1*p2,asc3*p2+p1*p2, ... ,ascN*p2+p1*p2}

3) separate the values and create a string
"a'1:a'2:a'3:...:a'N"

that's a pretty weak encryption imho..
anyone can find out this with a few encryptions of small strings like "ab" or "aaa"
we could also suspect that multiplications were involved because say "Enter password 2 (integers other than 0"

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## #5 2005-08-07 16:44:43

wcy
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### Re: Decode the Text!

well, it is not meant for real encryption, just for fun!

there is another encryptor that can encode into special Chinese characters:

eg:

again, it is not really secure since one symbol only codes for one letter

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## #6 2005-08-16 05:09:43

Roraborealis
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Registered: 2005-03-17
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### Re: Decode the Text!

It's just weird little squares on my computer! Does that mean that I can't view them because they're not installed?

School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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## #7 2005-08-16 20:14:01

justlookingforthemoment
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### Re: Decode the Text!

I think so...I can view them fine but I have Asian languages installed.

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