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The puzzle can be solved without deciphering the last line

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    $\begingroup$ I assume there's more to this than the decoding of the bottom? What exactly are we looking for? Even "enigmatic puzzles" have a way to know when you're done. $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    Feb 23, 2018 at 14:16
  • $\begingroup$ @Deusovi removed the enigmatic tag. I guess this is just steganography. My fault for misunderstanding the meaning of the tag. $\endgroup$
    – ferret
    Feb 23, 2018 at 14:54
  • $\begingroup$ 7 words in the warning, 7 links in your riddle, is that a coincidence? $\endgroup$ Feb 23, 2018 at 15:03
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    $\begingroup$ @Flying_whale yes, the links are just links and unrelated to the puzzle. I originally tagged enigmatic which might have unintentionally sent people on a wild goose chase in the links -_- But it’s just steganography $\endgroup$
    – ferret
    Feb 23, 2018 at 15:04

2 Answers 2


I believe the warning must be

It's addicting

Although I made some mistakes when I was originally looking for it, I nevertheless wound up with the correct answer.

However, the correct way to find the warning is simply to

take the most frequent non-space character for each line.

The clue that led me to the solution was

alliteration on a few of the lines.

Thanks to Έρικ Κωνσταντόπουλος for decoding the bold text. I think

the last letter was helpful in getting the warning.

  • $\begingroup$ @frabjrew Maybe this isn't a surprise, but the reason the message wasn't clear with the program was because I made a mistake when writing it. $\endgroup$ Feb 23, 2018 at 23:15
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    $\begingroup$ lol. Well there are plenty of letter frequency checker websites out there, for future reference :D $\endgroup$
    – ferret
    Feb 23, 2018 at 23:49

Don't know if this is the full answer, but the bold text says:

But ignore my warning at your peril!

...the question still remains though.

How did I find out?

I went to http://rot13.com/ and simply checked each possible ROT-N cipher until I got to ROT11, which is the cipher used by the warning.

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    $\begingroup$ Decoded correctly of course, but not the answer. $\endgroup$
    – ferret
    Feb 23, 2018 at 14:47

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