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Cartoon Prison (Posted on 2005-05-21) Difficulty: 2 of 5
You awaken in unfamiliar surroundings as a plate of food clatters to the ground. Your sleepy eyes open to see someone exiting the room, and you hear the clank of a door locking. You realize that you’ve been taken prisoner. Later, you hear a tapping which you realize is an attempt by a fellow prisoner elsewhere in the prison to communicate with you. The code is a series of 1 to 5 taps, a short pause, then 1 to 5 taps, then a long pause. You start recording the message as a series of 2 digit numbers. Commas represent longer gaps.
What is the message, and for bonus points who is the other prisoner?

Mouse over for a hint: C and K are indistinguishable in this code.

44 23 24 43 , 14 34 33 44 , 31 34 34 13 , 31 24 13 15 , 35 24 43 32 34 ,
12 15 11 13 23 , 24 , 13 33 15 52 , 24 , 43 23 34 45 31 14 , 23 11 51 15 ,
44 11 13 15 33 , 44 23 11 44 , 31 15 21 44 , 44 45 42 33 ,
11 44 , 11 31 12 45 41 45 15 42 41 45 15

See The Solution Submitted by Larry    
Rating: 4.2500 (4 votes)

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re: why garbage????????? | Comment 7 of 11 |
(In reply to why garbage????????? by Ady TZIDON)

Ady-- Do you compose your answers in Word (or some other full-function word processor and then copy and paste it into the Perplexus dialogue box? That could be the problem. The clipboard includes the formatting instructions. Try composing it in Notepad or at least copying and pasting to Notepad, saving, and then recopying and pasting into the dialog box.
  Posted by TomM on 2005-05-21 23:21:29

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