Your friend who works at a telemarketing company loves leaving little codes for you all over the place! Today, she left an especially confusing piece of paper taped to your desk!

1209-852 1209-770 | 1477-770 1477-852 | 1477-770 1209-852 | 1477-770 1336-770 | 1209-852 1336-697 What's my favorite animal?

So? What's her favorite animal?


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Her favourite animal is a


This was a different one! I hadn't seen this type of cipher before, the first cipher is

DTMF code, where the following table is used to decode the cipher:

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DTMF stands for Dual Tone Multi Frequency which are the frequencies of the 'beep' emitted for different characters on a telephone keypad

Both the title and the telemarketing company hint at this (I somehow completely missed this lol)

Decoding gives

74 | 69 | 67 | 65 | 72

Which is

Hexadecimal for TIGER

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    $\begingroup$ WOW! Incredible job! Did you catch on to the hints I gave in the title and question? $\endgroup$ Aug 12, 2020 at 15:28
  • $\begingroup$ @Voldemort'sWrath I actually didn't, but I'll add that in now :P $\endgroup$ Aug 12, 2020 at 15:29
  • $\begingroup$ @Voldemort'sWrath oh wow how did I miss the title too :P $\endgroup$ Aug 12, 2020 at 15:38

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