My friend suddenly left the office today.
He left his computer on carelessly.
On the screen, I can see a message.

The message on the screen:

Counts n, key at, old er, handphon
A, secret m, you se,
So i, puzzling u,
Go on, great and, powerful on, the go,

Dear u,
Do a, greater and, big x,
Not to, brings co,
Secret ly, coming for, important x,

I think he is a secret agent.
He got important message.
What is the message ?
Where is he going ?

  • $\begingroup$ Is handphon intended to be handphone as in mobile phone/cellphone or is the lack of the e intentional? $\endgroup$ Jun 24, 2017 at 4:40
  • $\begingroup$ @jamesCoyle Handphone is Cellphone. The lack of e is intentional. $\endgroup$ Jun 24, 2017 at 12:30

2 Answers 2


A Partial Answer:

I'm rather new to puzzling, so these are some of the first things that popped into my head:

When sorted by comma, the sets of words grouped together creat this:

n at er A m se i u on and on go u a and x to co ly for x

Counts key old handphon secret you so puzzling go great powerful the dear do greater big not brings secret coming important

I tried ceaser cyphering the first grouping, but no luck

When sorting the second words alphabetically I get this

A a and and at co er for go i ly m n on on se to u u x x

handphon do great greater key brings old coming the so secret secret counts go powerful you not puzzling dear big important

When sorting the first words alphabetically I get this:

x co for n u a and and on A c at to er on u ly m i go se

big brings coming counts dear do great greater go handphon important key not old powerful puzzling secret secret so the you

A couple of interesting things I noted:

There are 36 clauses (A nice perfect square)

secret is the only word repeated in the first "section" of the clause

a, and, on, u, and x, are all repeated in the second "section" of the clause

handphon is the only non-word in the first "section" of the clause, the only clause with a capital second "section", and the only clause separated by a line break. I have a feeling this is a big part of the riddle.

there are 21 clauses total. 12 in the first paragraph, and 9 in the second

Those are my observations! Hopefully someone with more expierence than I can do something with them

  • $\begingroup$ Your answer is wrong, but because you are the only one answering my puzzle, so you get the bounty prize. $\endgroup$ Jun 28, 2017 at 4:42

Here is the answer for my puzzle :

The clues from the messages

count n => counts the leters in each word
older handphone => check old handpone keypad
coma after each 2 words => each 2 words for a letter

After counting the letters to each words, we get:

61 32 32 81 61 32 21 81 22 53 82 32 41 21 73 31 32 62 62 63 91

mapping the handphone keypad to letters we get :

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21 => a, 22 => b, 23 => c, 31 => d, 32=> e and so on

the secret message is

"meet me at blue garden now".
So he is going to the blue garden.

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    $\begingroup$ You could have added a hint instead of self answering. $\endgroup$
    – Techidiot
    Jun 28, 2017 at 5:23
  • $\begingroup$ The disjointed and misspelled manner of the message, although central to the puzzle, made it difficult to parse into something meaningful. $\endgroup$ Jun 29, 2017 at 22:04

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