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Old 02-10-2013, 06:51 AM
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I was given a puzzle to solve and the only clues that I have been given are: it is star trek related and there are 2 methods to solving it. I have figured out that it has been reversed, but can t get any further than that. Please help.... Dont give me the answer, but please help me figure it out....

Here is the origional puzzle as I received it.

UHYH FQLV IBPH WVUL RBDG HKWQ DERM WVDV OIUD FWHH DWSD VLQL
HURZ HQGL OUHY BPWH IOHV FWHJ KJXD RQLW IRHQ VHKW GRJH VURI QHND
DUDS HARG HKWV WVDS KWVL WXIH WHUX XIHK HUXW KWVL VDSH DWLW
LJOO PVHY HKDH FDGD HK

And here it is reversed...

KH DGDF HDKH YHVP OOJL
WLWD HSDV LVWK WXUH KHIX XUHW HIXW LVWK SDVW VWKH GRAH SDUD
DNHQ IRUV HJRG WKHV QHRI WLQR DXJK JHWF VHOI HWPB YHUO LGQH ZRUH
LQLV DSWD HHWF DUIO VDVW MRED QWKH GDBR LUVW HPBI VLQF HYHU
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:12 PM
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How did you determine that is was reversed?
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:34 PM
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There were other puzzles on the origional page, and they all said the same thing for instructions 2 methods. I figured out they were all reversed and it made all but this one easy.
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:39 PM
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There were other puzzles on the origional page, and they all said the same thing for instructions 2 methods. I figured out they were all reversed and it made all but this one easy.
And were there 2 methods to solve them? Are you saying they were merely the text
written in reverse? Were they grouped in 4's like this one? I wouldn't mind seeing the
original page as it may have some subtle hints, but don't bother typing it all in if that's
your only option.

My point is, that I've exhausted a few "easy" things to try and am loathe to dig in for a
long-ish effort when:
1) there could be some clues, etc. to make things clearer;
2) it's not really my puzzle to solve.

And BTW, you may get more help at a site for puzzle solvers or general cryptography buffs or something. This site is really just cryptograms - which is a specific, and really simple, cipher.
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:58 PM
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It was copied and pasted as it was on the page. In blocks of 4 and the instructions are to use to simple methods. I have exhausted all of my methods... There are no other clues.
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Old 02-11-2013, 06:29 AM
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puzzle.jpg

i had to make it smaller so it would fit
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