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Fire Lovers Furniture Monthly (Posted on 2004-11-13) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Is the following statement True or False?

/P2G15/P2G16/
/P4G2/P7Act102/P7Act99/
/P3G16/P5G17/P2G15/P4G1/
/P5G17/P2G15/
/P6G6/P6G17/P6Lan68/.

secondly, is it possible to encrypt every message this way?

See The Solution Submitted by Juggler    
Rating: 3.0000 (2 votes)

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Solution re: Another wild guess (spoiler) | Comment 3 of 6 |
(In reply to Another wild guess by e.g.)

I think e.g. is on to something.  In fact, I give e.g. the credit for solving this problem.

Periodic Table:
Lanthanoids:  68 is Er    Erbium
Actinoids:      99 is Es    Einsteinium
                   102 is No   Nobelium

P is Period
G is Group
Hydroden is P1, G1  (for example)
Helium is     P1, G18

So the message is:

N/O/Ca/No/Es/S/I/N/K/I/N/W/At/Er
"No canoes sink in water"

Q1:  This statement is false, since a canoe made of lead would sink, or a canoe with a hole in it would sink
Q2: Not all messages can be encrypted this way since some letters are not represented by symbols of elements


  Posted by Larry on 2004-11-14 00:00:18
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