posted on Aug, 3 2008 @ 04:09 AM
Originally posted by Ian McLean
Also curious what tools other are using?
I'm going strictly low-tech for this: paper and pens. I've made a Caesar's Cipher-type sheet on one sheet of graph paper, repeating the pattern
over and over to fill the paper, and cut out squares corresponding to the dots from another sheet of graph paper, creating a mask I can lay over the
Caesar's Cipher paper. That way I can start at whatever position I want and also check out backwards and upside-down versions.
I also tried a few things with the q=1 w=2 e=3 r=4 ... cipher.
And I used the first occurrence of each letter in the words at top and bottom as a starting place, adding or substracting the y-value of each dot,
counting from the top and from the bottom, and working backward.
I haven't come up with ANYTHING that I can use the filename for, and I agree that that's been bugging me. It seems like it should mean
I'm starting to think that whatever the text is, it's been double-encrypted. Nothing I've come up with has even looked like a good anagram to
And I'm giving up. For now.