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"Tonbo etoto rono thart dofo rybo eu"

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We have the famous

To be or not to be

and we highlight

"Tonbo etoto rono thart dofo rybo eu"

to get

Not too hard for you

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  • $\begingroup$ How did you arrive at the idea to take out that particular quote? Random chance, or was there some clue? $\endgroup$ – question_asker Feb 24 '16 at 12:59
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    $\begingroup$ It was actually the first quote I could think of. And then it magically fit. $\endgroup$ – Improve Feb 24 '16 at 13:24
  • $\begingroup$ I was on this track as well, but I found that "famous" quote by working backwards .. ;) start at the end of the text, and look for common words, that famous quote kind of starts leaping out at you :) $\endgroup$ – Ditto Feb 24 '16 at 15:00
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    $\begingroup$ @Improve I weirdly arrived about the same way, looking at that quote somehow you can still see the underlying "To be or not to be", it just kind of sticks out. $\endgroup$ – DasBeasto Feb 24 '16 at 15:02
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    $\begingroup$ The interesting part about composing the puzzle was getting a quote and a message that were about the same length and then putting them together in a way that neither leapt right off the page. The brain is incredibly good at seeing patterns. $\endgroup$ – Hugh Meyers Mar 5 '16 at 10:54

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