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I've tried binary but that doesn't seem right since there is one digit to much, i've tried morse but no luck there either playing with different gaps. Any tips? Any good reading?
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As there is only 1 and 0 i'd say it's something represented in "binary".
Maybe do some counting, then it should be obvious.

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I don't get it... I've tried so far:

Binary -> ASCII: Only gives me random symbols and stuff.
Binary -> Number: Don't really know anything to do with this.

Each line is 32 digits long except for the last one... Which doesn't tell me anything.

I'm supposed to find a message/word in english and nothing i've tried so for is even similar to a word..

I've googled "binary encodings", "simple encodings", "binary encryption" but found nothing..

I've tried using JPK and gone through ALL of the function but I can't see a pattern anywhere.

You told me to do some counting and I've counted everything I can imagine but i still don't know how to convert any number I find to text. Using the ASCII-table?

Am I close or really far away? Am I thinking too simple or too advanced for the challenge?
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You are probably thinking too hard.
Count how many digits are there.
Then check the possible divisors.
Then it should be obvious and the first thing you try will be it.
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Quote from nille86
Mar 25, 2012 - 21:42:33

Am I close or really far away? Am I thinking too simple or too advanced for the challenge?

You tried right things, but you don't have the basic knowledge!

you have to learn how binary works, learn something about number systems!
learn something about numbers, learn something about encoding!

you know what a byte is, but dont u think there are more than bits and bytes?

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Quote from Gizmore
Mar 25, 2012 - 21:44:17

You are probably thinking too hard.
Count how many digits are there.
Then check the possible divisors.
Then it should be obvious and the first thing you try will be it.

NO! it should not be obvious if you dont know basic things...
a year ago i struggeled with this challenge, too.
now i am laughing about it...
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If you think you give away too much, feel free to edit.

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It is binary.
Remember to check first the ASCII Table.
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Quote from Gizmore
Mar 25, 2012 - 21:44:17

You are probably thinking too hard.
Count how many digits are there.
Then check the possible divisors.
Then it should be obvious and the first thing you try will be it.


This is HUGE hint. All the best!
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Yes...well,as it told us that the message is most likely in english,so the first thing we think about is the ASCII,then check out how many digits are there in the whole binary sequence and find a proper divisor to make sure that each line has the same length after your dividing.Obviously the possible divisor is limited so you can check it one by one until one you find that its ASCII format is a meaningful sentence,then you will get the solution,i think i can't say any more...
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