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Thread: Missing Letter - Q??? 25 vs 26 in the 5x5

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    Calvin, maybe "TO HELEN" since that is all written in pink?

    Quote Originally Posted by calvin
    Helen
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    Knothole
    Key
    Keyword
    Text
    Cipher
    Alphabet
    Mushroom
    Jewel
    Jewelry
    Zac
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    Quote Originally Posted by LanceC
    Another observation, related to avoiding the letter Q, is the overabundance of the letter Z. Though I don't have the patience to do a frequency analysis of the entire story, I'm positive the frequence of Z would be well above normal. The chapter with Bee speaking in "Beezzzzzz language" alone would likely throw things off.

    I've often wondered if is intentional -- to throw off frequency analysis.












    hey guys q=17 down 17 mile drive in california

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    with the blocks one of the theories I've read for the OZ was that it's really "02" since most of MS's signatures have his name and then a date.

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    Also if you noticed:

    An even code with on(e) piece nary, could be
    Ab cdef ghij klmn opq rstuv wxyz.....

    The E that's missing for that part of the poem is replaced by the "Q" if you lay out the entire alphabet.

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    Wow fire, that is a pretty original angle. We already know the Q gets left out, so your proof is academic at this point.

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