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Encryption puzzle

Shane Burgel
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 47
Can you figure out how to decrypt this?

(I got bored and wrote an encryption program today that uses a standard technique and if you are anything like me you love puzzles so here you go)

xmzzxprpxrwhfgimafbtreazsmef
jvujweeuwlgkmnnwxwieegmilnnv
pvkkmaomqyzcufuqiwbnfvzkvhmr
tboumrnoyaaeigzxxgoiqfnujmhr
dwsehnqfnkfvecswsgmegimmwgee
btcwefnsmgfwsrdcxwmhrctkklia
hauxeiofzzqmobvzywevrtitvhue
qwylxrvugjghrqbqtsgdrtbgteif
ibnalcboazamugjwtxhrgimafbtr
eazsmefpngexrvdi
Vega Zimur
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Joined: Jul 14, 2010
Posts: 9
using this brute-force shift cipher in javascript I can't get a solution ^^
Shane Burgel
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 47
Yep, it's not a shift. It's polyalphabetic. Keep trying!
fred rosenberger
lowercase baba
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I got it. It decrypts to "Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!"

Now, you just have to figure out my decryption method that got me that result!!!


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Shane Burgel
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Posts: 47
LOL, here's a hint. It's encoded using a Vigenere Cipher.
 
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