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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #15 on: August 20, 2018, 08:44:11 pm »
yeah ouch i am kicking myself, its a shift cipher embedded in a caesar cipher
how did i not see that :'(
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #16 on: August 20, 2018, 09:01:22 pm »
true S200 i am kicking myself i had forgotten about them
i think i need a touch up on my code breaking skills

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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #17 on: August 20, 2018, 09:21:24 pm »
yeah ouch i am kicking myself, its a shift cipher embedded in a caesar cipher
how did i not see that :'(
true S200 i am kicking myself i had forgotten about them
i think i need a touch up on my code breaking skills
So what was my first message? :D
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #18 on: August 20, 2018, 10:46:05 pm »
This one?
NGAE ZRUYRPN RTNYIRP FNGVROXQ FJCR
still trying to work it out. do you railfence cipher first then use caesar cipher or what? using 2 is a rather clever way to do it i must say

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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #19 on: August 21, 2018, 05:32:27 am »
I did the message on the fence and then Ceasared it, so you'll have to do the inverse...
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2018, 04:02:09 pm »
How I feel reading this thread:

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« Reply #21 on: August 21, 2018, 04:03:26 pm »
Need an abacus Nick? ;)
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2018, 11:39:50 pm »
Thread revival time. Brownie points to the first person to solve this :)

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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2018, 11:47:33 pm »
How I feel reading this thread:


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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2018, 12:03:55 am »
Thread revival time. Brownie points to the first person to solve this :)

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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #25 on: November 28, 2018, 12:19:19 am »
Any more hints?

One very stumped chump here..

Hint: the English mathematician and logician who solved this code died of cyanide poisoning
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #26 on: November 28, 2018, 05:15:41 pm »
Yeah, I get that it's basic Enigma. (I knew someone would eventually do this...);)

But when do your rotors switch? 1/26?

'cause I get the Transcoded text to be YDMYVL, which I assume should be YDMYDM, as in the 'Scrib' for further encoding?
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #27 on: November 28, 2018, 08:18:20 pm »
Yeah, I get that it's basic Enigma. (I knew someone would eventually do this...);)

But when do your rotors switch? 1/26?

'cause I get the Transcoded text to be YDMYVL, which I assume should be YDMYDM, as in the 'Scrib' for further encoding?

Rotors never 'switch'. The least significant rotor (LSR) moves 1 position each time a character is inputted. Once the LSR has moved 26 times, the 2nd LSR moves. (It's like counting upwards in base 26 but with letters and taking the start position as 000).

Also, make sure you have operations in the correct order, signals go into the board first, and then the rotors from least significant to most significant :).

MASSIVE HINT: The configuration I gave may or may not have been the encoding configuration :o

And the answer is not "YDMYVL". It will be obvious when you have the correct answer :)
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #28 on: November 28, 2018, 11:28:36 pm »
Ok.
I just threw the plug board combo's and the rotor start positions into an enigma simulator app, and that's what it gave me.

I guess I'm gonna have to try my hand at Berkeley Park... :-\
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Re: Code Crackers
« Reply #29 on: January 21, 2019, 11:24:15 am »
Thread revival time. Brownie points to the first person to solve this :)

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