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23rd November 2022 at 2:51 pm #87339
Here’s a reimagining of the trick:
Choose your alphabet keywords and cipher.
Choose one letter as your shift key and encrypt the alphabet ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
Choose a different letter as shift key and encrypt the alphabet again.
Post the two outputs.
From them, I can almost always determine the cipher and keywords.
quagmire3.py enc x flyingsaucer ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
quagmire3.py enc j flyingsaucer ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ