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Matt Ellen
Matt Ellen

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Crack my code

I created an encoded message for my 404 page for my github.io site. Unfortunately I have forgotten what the message is and I can't remember how I encoded it. I'm pretty sure it's not a straight ascii substitution, but I don't think I did anything particularly complicated. Maybe I squashed each character into 7 bits. I can't remember. Can you help me? This is the encoded message:

100010111100101110010110111111100101000001101001
100001101001110101000001110010110010111100111101
111111010111100101100011110010110000011011101101
111111010010000011001101101111111010111011101100
100101110101010000011101100111001111011111011001
000001110011110111111100101110010111100110110010
000011110011101111111010111100101000001110000110
010111100101110011110111111011101100001110110010
000011001001100001111010011000011000001101000110
000111100111000001100010110010111001011101110100
000110110011001011100001110101111001011100100101
100100000110001011101011110100100000110010011011
111101110100111111010010000011101111101111111001
011100101111001101100100000111011111001011001111
101100110110010000011100001101111111001111101001
000001100001100000111011011001011110010111100110
000011010001100101110000111100101110100110011011
001011101100111010010000011101001110111110010111
001011110100100000110000111000101101111111010111
1010010000011010011110100101110
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Matt Ellen Author • Edited on

OK, cracked it:

click to see decrypted message
Error 404: resource not found.
Also, sorry, your personal data has been leaked, but don't worry, we'll post a very heartfelt tweet about it.
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Matt Ellen Author

Oh dear. I see what I've done. Difficult to automate the decoding.

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gourav majee

(Input is not valid!!!)

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Matt Ellen Author

Nice try but I think the message is longer than that 😁