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Cryptajoke II (Posted on 2014-10-11) Difficulty: 4 of 5
A waiter spotted a happy customer which, after finishing his meal, lit a cigar, ignoring the big sign "No smoking allowed."
Approaching the smoker, the waiter asked politely in a soft and friendly voice:
:
"Excuse me, Sir, didn't you happen to notice the sign displayed just in front of you?"
Exhaling a perfect ring of smoke, the jolly fellow quipped:
..." I did, but M'P MDM DPDBMMD AHDPP."

Rem: the puzzle's encryption was not by a simple substitution code , but rather via N(CODE)=N(TEXT)mod K + L or similar (like F(N)instead of N), where N is the ordinal value of a letter in English ABC and K, L integers to be found.

  Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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N(CODE)=N(TEXT)^2 MOD 17.
ALOUD==>AHDPP

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Hints/Tipsre: thoughtsAdy TZIDON2014-10-12 14:27:53
Hints/Tipsre: thoughts.....Ady TZIDON2014-10-12 14:06:20
Some ThoughtsthoughtsCharlie2014-10-12 10:39:32
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