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Old 10-19-2009, 03:41 AM
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What is the longest word you have ever deciphered?
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Old 10-19-2009, 03:56 AM
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Lightbulb It's possible

The longest word I can think of right now is "possibiltarian."

"Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities--always see them, for they're always there."--Norman Vincent Peale

But Anatolia is so impressive, she once solved a quote with "brobdingnagian megalosauruses."

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Old 10-19-2009, 09:18 AM
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Question Frisbeetarianism

Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck. George Carlin

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Old 10-20-2009, 03:42 PM
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Default I love it

thanks for the delightful illustration
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Old 10-20-2009, 08:35 PM
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Question Longest word...

I decided to google what the current longest word is in the common English language:

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters)
(a disease of the lungs cause by inhaling silica dust)

Would not want to see that in a crypto.

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Talking It's a long word after all

If we include proper nouns, which are obviously used in very many cryptos, words can get even longer. For example, this town in North Wales:

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch

The English translation of this is "The church of St. Mary in the hollow of white hazel trees near the rapid whirlpool by St. Tysilio's of the red cave."

And then there's this New Zealand town:

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakit anatahu

Translated from the Maori, it is "the place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as 'landeater,' played his flute to his loved one."

And here's the full Thai name for Bangkok:

กรุงเทพมหานคร อมรรัตนโกสินทร์ มหินทรายุธยามหาดิลก ภพนพรัตน์ ราชธานีบุรีรมย์ อุดมราชนิเวศน์ มหาสถาน อมรพิมาน อวตารสถิต สักกะทัตติยะ วิษณุกรรมประสิทธิ์

Krungthepmahanakonbowornratanakosinmahintarayudyay amahadiloponoparatanarajthaniburiromudomrajniwesma hasatarnamornpimarnavatarsatitsakattiyavisanukamph rasit

Or, in English:

"The land of angels, the great city of immortality, various of divine gems, the great angelic land unconquerable, land of nine noble gems, the royal city, the pleasant capital, place of the grand royal palace, forever land of angels and reincarnated spirits, predestined and created by the highest devas."

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Old 10-21-2009, 04:23 AM
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Old 10-21-2009, 11:07 PM
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Default holy guacamoli

first of all, LLL, you have a talent for understatement! that was amazing bansai! you really did your homework. where do you get all this %$#&$! I can't wait to send that pic to people. 'course i have to figure out how to do that...it is possible isn't it?

anyway, let's all be thankful that bansai didn't come up with a pic for Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis!
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Old 10-22-2009, 03:10 AM
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How did you do that, Bansai?????????

That is way impressive. Care to enlighten us with your expertise on how in the heck you were able to either create or find a picture with pneumo etc etc in it???
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