(In reply to Ideas:
Yes, the prime factors looks like a very good place to start. Obviously this isn't a straight substitution, because the things separated by hyphens aren't words created by the digits (though may be words created by the factors or something), and if each hyphen-separated number was a letter the puzzle would be unsolvable.
Hmmm, so does
23-13 71-19 23 67-23 67-53-2 61-2 7 23 67-11 23 83-23 67-19 23-19-2 7-2 37-2 83-43-41 47 83-11 61
mean anything? Probably not, but it looks a little nicer, perhaps. At least we have some repitition. Must think.
I'm not sure I quite understood SK's comment, though..
Posted by Sam
on 2003-12-13 02:13:49