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There is more to this text than can be immediately seen. Find the answer hidden a layer inside

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Give an answer as the text inside of the answer\in here - 4 words/ that you find.

Hint

Hint

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    $\begingroup$ Welcom to Puzzling SE! $\endgroup$ – North Mar 14 '18 at 18:46
  • $\begingroup$ @North Thanks, I hope this is a good enough puzzle $\endgroup$ – pfg Mar 14 '18 at 18:46
  • $\begingroup$ Are you sure the formatting is correct where it says "answer\.../"? $\endgroup$ – EKons Mar 14 '18 at 18:49
  • $\begingroup$ @ΈρικΚωνσταντόπουλος When you find the answer, it's text inside the word answer\the answer will be here when you find the answer/. It might not be necessary to have it twice $\endgroup$ – pfg Mar 14 '18 at 18:49
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Is the answer:

"answer\a deeper meaning inside/answer" ?

I took the text on the pastebin link:
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that @Gareth McCaughan found and converted it into a QR code...

QR code
...which spewed those words into my phone.

Amid the white and black blocks comprising the QR code (in text form) are the words "something seems like 29." On the 29th character of each line is where the line break needed to be.

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Partial Progress: overlaying the two paragraphs, we see something interesting:

enter image description here A few words are shifted, just a few pixels off. These words are:

 cups, 6, Many, 2, 1, Rarely, ze, Xavier 
Additionally,
cups, 6, 2, Rarely
are shifted slightly in one direction, while
Many, 1, ze, Xavier
are shifted the other direction.

I'm not sure how to get an answer from that though

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    $\begingroup$ I realised I didn't really put any hint to where to go in the image, so a hint has been added to the question $\endgroup$ – pfg Mar 14 '18 at 22:17
  • $\begingroup$ How did you overlay the paragraphs since they have a white background? $\endgroup$ – tyobrien Mar 14 '18 at 22:20
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    $\begingroup$ Given the hint, the next thing would seem to be pastebin.com/c6M21RzX but (though you could kinda-sorta call what's visible there four words) it seems like there's at least one more layer to unpeel. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Mar 14 '18 at 22:42
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    $\begingroup$ @user991003 if you have a graphics/image editor like Photoshop (I use free Gimp), you can either a) select all the white and delete it/convert it to transparency or b) make one layer semi transparent (50% Alpha). $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Mar 15 '18 at 0:17
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    $\begingroup$ I've failed, I expected the pastebin to be case sensitive so it uses the shifting to say upper or lowercase $\endgroup$ – pfg Mar 15 '18 at 0:46

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