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Angie
10-01-2010, 05:58 PM
i have what may be a silly suspicion. does anyone else notice, that is, are the puzzles sometimes designed...are letters that are used picked purposely to confuse or mislead the puzzle solver?

bobnodding
10-02-2010, 12:32 AM
yes they are, let me further explicate, puzzles are meant to be so, expect the unexpected

Lurker
10-02-2010, 01:35 AM
I've actually noticed sometimes a stand-alone letter will be an A or I, making the choice easier. (Unless it's an Alexander Pope quote, in which case all bets are off.) Same with the one after an apostrophe being an S or T. The awkward letters like Q, X, and Z do seem to pop up a lot, though.

claireann
10-13-2010, 05:04 PM
Are there any quotes on site that actually use all the letters of the alphabet?

Just curious.

LiveLoveLaugh
10-13-2010, 05:06 PM
several actually

bansaisequoia
10-13-2010, 10:20 PM
http://www.cryptograms.org/forum/showthread.php?p=2508&highlight=pangram#post2508

claireann
10-13-2010, 10:40 PM
Vkz qkp rsktm vnjehv vkccdjb ky e wey ev ikxj lauhgjy djin noj fseuum.

(and thanks Bansai and LLL.)