The string of letters is:


This is from an Android game Hidden secrets. This is all the puzzle tells you and you're supposed to find an answer, which is a simple english word or phrase. I don't know what to do. Any ideas?

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    $\begingroup$ Maybe a screenshot would help? There can be a lot of information to be found in the context. From how the letters are spaced / separated to lines, its colors, background decorations, even the font itself might give a hint on what kind of puzzle it is. $\endgroup$
    – votbear
    Jan 2, 2018 at 2:13
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    $\begingroup$ Me when I stub my toe $\endgroup$ Jan 2, 2018 at 12:29

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I got a hint from the Hidden Secrets Discord group and Reddit

The hint is

1. The question is a cypher of Brainf*ck code
2. e=+ and i=-

Filling in the rest of the puzzle you get


and this leads us to the final result

Executing the program will print to console seem somehow

  • $\begingroup$ Well done! The "phrase" looks as if it were only a part of a larger message. Perhaps the OP can provide more context? $\endgroup$
    – M Oehm
    Jan 4, 2018 at 12:06

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