The only clue I've been given is there are no numeric values.
I'm not all that good with this stuff, so could really do with a hand.
More Info: the cipher was self created with concepts from a lot of different cipher algorithms, there is not tool online that will decrypt it
My friend made it in college! Here's what he sent me in full:
Background: When I say just started I don't mean we looked at Ceasers cipher and implemented it, we went threw a lot of the history starting with the enigma code and progressed from there to present day.
There are no numeric values
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