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shaqmeister
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RE: Constrained Z13 solution: slaves’ slayer

Although I’m still not at all clear as to what is intended by “the very small p-value” argued for starting with an arbitrary and severely limited voca…

1 year ago
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RE: Constrained Z13 solution: slaves’ slayer

Hey @urik. I don’t know if you are — or if anyone is, for that matter — still around on this board, but still, I have a few questions. Primarily, …

1 year ago
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RE: Possible solutions to the Z32 cipher

So, @oliv92, I like your overall approach here of starting with certain ‘hypotheses’ and experimenting with these as, effectively, secondary (external…

1 year ago
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RE: Broken links to old board

Is it possible, maybe, to make use of what’s been archived on the Wayback Machine, such as at? EDIT: Ah, yeah. But the original site needs to be sti…

1 year ago
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RE: Problems with forum posts – reply w/ quote, editing posts, …

Update: this issue appears to have righted itself as of this posting. Thanks.

1 year ago
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RE: Decipher the 2 messages together

Personally, I would argue that this is not only a valid approach to take towards their solution, but that we are actually invited (prompted) to do exa…

1 year ago
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RE: Approaching the two remaining ciphers as chess ‘problems’

The following is merely to close with a simplified ‘description’ of the one solution produced here as a result of initially committing to the idea tha…

1 year ago
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RE: Z13 as Z32 Mk. I

As it happens, there is little to worry about here in any case, and a separate manual attack has been found to be sufficient in the investigation of t…

2 years ago
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RE: Approaching the two remaining ciphers as chess ‘problems’

And here is where we can now leave the pursuit, as we have reached the point of now only being able to duplicate what has already been argued elsewher…

2 years ago
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RE: Approaching the two remaining ciphers as chess ‘problems’

But why should we have to work even this hard, when there is a chance that we have been gifted something else to help us on our way? Consider, at th…

2 years ago
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RE: Approaching the two remaining ciphers as chess ‘problems’

It is thus, at this point, that we cannot fairly proceed at all without first acknowledging that we are now, of necessity, entering on a whole new ter…

2 years ago
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RE: Approaching the two remaining ciphers as chess ‘problems’

In summary… The method we have been following thus far has been, in all senses, a simple and direct one. At the very outset, we have merely accepted…

2 years ago
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RE: Approaching the two remaining ciphers as chess ‘problems’

Two distinct but nonetheless related attacks are going to be made here. The first will develop candidates using ‘[#]HOURS’ simply. The second will all…

2 years ago
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RE: Approaching the two remaining ciphers as chess ‘problems’

What, then, of these “further alternatives,” and why don’t we just stop here? We have considered both of the primary and commonly encountered units fo…

2 years ago
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