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A tourist found a code which seemed very intriguing to him, while visiting a ruined city of the old Indus Valley Civilization. He has a great interest in deciphering ancient codes, but he has a tough time solving this one. So he hires you to help him solve the code for him. The code goes as follows-

H Y Y R E U H U T X R U P H T R R F E : A R O N D

(PS: I don't know the solution to this problem)

Source: Asked in Sphinx 2013(Puzzling event in MNNIT Tech Fest (Avishkar))

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    $\begingroup$ Also, take a look at this link : Codes: what not to do. $\endgroup$ – IAmInPLS Sep 12 '16 at 13:15
  • $\begingroup$ Found it in the question paper of a puzzling contest of my college's tech fest. $\endgroup$ – dazzieta Sep 12 '16 at 13:22
  • $\begingroup$ The mentioning of "Indus Valley Civilization" would hint at the Indus script, but since it's still undeciphered and doesn't use latin characters to encrypt like this one, I assume it's a red herring or a subtle hint I don't yet get. $\endgroup$ – user14478 Sep 12 '16 at 13:35
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It's a simple transposition cipher. If you split the characters into 5 rows of 5, you get this:

H Y Y R E
U H U T X
R U P H T
R R F E :
A R O N D

You can then read the deciphered message from the columns, working from left to right:

HURRAY HURRY UP FOR THE NEXT :D

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