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I'm working on a puzzle that seems to involve capital and lowercase letters. The arrangement of the letters seems to all be unique. There are no repeating phrases or sets. I wanted to know if my approach is correct, or if I should be rethinking everything.

Here is the initial passage

Find adjacent four letter groups, first whispered, then shouted

Here is a small snippet of the 'groups' in question.
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The statement (I think) means that there will be four of these sets
hOWPpjHcEWmthjrKXEnfeNKDmPEyvneMQrDBGZdibvyCCFlfMFPsXhhADOZwmmoJ
and in this set, it needs to start off as lowercase, and then becomes uppercase.

The other idea that I had was that I need to be looking for groups of four letters that are lowercase, and uppercase, within close proximity to each other. I even went as far as color coding capital and lowercase groupings, but after a while, this didn't make much sense to me. I feel like I'm getting closer though.

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  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling! Where is this from, and do you have permission to post it? $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    Commented Jan 19, 2018 at 2:18
  • $\begingroup$ It comes from this website. challenge.hiringsolved.com/42 and It says nothing about permissions $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 19, 2018 at 2:27
  • $\begingroup$ FWIW this "challenge" was first posted in January 2014 (the winner to be first to complete it, no later than 2014-01-31) so I think it's fair to say it's no longer an ongoing contest. $\endgroup$
    – Gareth McCaughan
    Commented Jan 19, 2018 at 12:22

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so i found your answer its:

pqvsTNSQ

i wrote some code to parse through the whole text blob and find 4 lowercase followed by 4 uppercase. i tried the link and it worked so its probably correct.

goodluck on the other puzzles!

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  • $\begingroup$ Jesus :P I was making it harder than was necessary 😫 $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 19, 2018 at 5:18
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    $\begingroup$ well the next set looks more convoulted so goodluck with the challenge $\endgroup$
    – Nobody
    Commented Jan 19, 2018 at 5:19
  • $\begingroup$ Completed the last challenge, built a little crawler that followed each number... spoiler: it's not that interesting to follow the breadcrumbs :P $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 19, 2018 at 5:50
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Though kshishoo found it first, there's an even easier way of finding the answer:

I used Inspect Element on the page and grabbed the code from it. Then I went to RegExr and wrote a RegEx that matches 4 lowercase + 4 uppercase letters. The expression is as follows: [a-z]{4}[A-Z]{4}

And the result came out as follows:

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