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Help me decode this morse code into plain text. I can't solve it because it has no spaces.

Morse Code

Text version: ..-.-..--.-.-...-...-..---.--.....-....-. Ending Part Might be: -- -.-- ... . .-.. ..-. "myself" ??

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    $\begingroup$ According to jbowman.com/remorse there are over a quadrillion possible space combinations for this code. Good luck to anyone solving this. $\endgroup$ – Excited Raichu Feb 5 at 15:03
  • $\begingroup$ Do we have any idea as to what it might say? $\endgroup$ – Hugh Feb 5 at 15:06
  • $\begingroup$ -- -.-- ... . .-.. ..-. This ending part is "Myself" $\endgroup$ – Huya Wachako Feb 5 at 15:32
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    $\begingroup$ Morse code is generally impossible to solve without spaces unless you're very lucky with your guesses. $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Feb 5 at 15:39
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    $\begingroup$ @Deusovi: It shouldn't be too difficult to write a program to brute-force the possibilities. If we assume every word belongs to the dictionary, the vast majority of the quadrillion possibilities will be dropped early, making the search-space feasible. $\endgroup$ – BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Feb 5 at 18:20
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A bit gloomy but we can break it up this way

..
-.-./.-/-.
-.-/../.-../.-..
--/-.--/..././.-../..-.

which is

I can kill myself

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    $\begingroup$ I just confirmed that using the jbowman link. Gloo-my. $\endgroup$ – Van Feb 5 at 15:52
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There are many possibilities, but this seems to fit letter-by-letter, word-by-word, and it makes a grammatically valid sentence:

.. / -.-. .- -. -.-. . .-.. . -.. / -- -.-- ... . .-.. ..-.
I  / c    a  n  c    e l    e d  /  m  y    s   e l    f 
I canceled myself

Hopefully that means something in context.

Method: Start at known letter boundaries (end, beginning, guess common words). Try all possibilities; attempt longest letters first, since they are rarest, and have the fewest possible follow-ups, so they are easier to rule out.

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