Got this puzzle from my colleague, which he says he made it and says use whatever means to solve, so no problem with posting here.

Trying to solve this puzzle but unable to get with it.

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Hint 1:

Avoid distractions

Hint 2:

Hidden text is a quote

Hint 3:

The hidden text does not use all characters available, and it has no spaces

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    $\begingroup$ Hi Abdul, and welcome to Puzzling :) Where is this puzzle from, please? All puzzles from elsewhere need to have their source accredited or they may end up being closed. Also, do you have any ideas about this puzzle yourself? What have you tried so far? This would be useful for us to know... Thanks! $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Oct 8, 2019 at 10:50
  • $\begingroup$ @Stiv yes its a puzzle given by one of colleagues, and we have been trying to solve it. $\endgroup$ Oct 8, 2019 at 10:52
  • $\begingroup$ Are you sure you've given everything involved for this puzzle? Some bits of information, like the name of an image or description on the file, text in the email etc etc could be relevant. $\endgroup$ Oct 8, 2019 at 13:21
  • $\begingroup$ @LioElbammalf yes I am sure, thats what he only gave those 3 hints are all we got $\endgroup$ Oct 8, 2019 at 13:48
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    $\begingroup$ New hint is that its going to be a complete sentence but without spaces like, ThisIsStackOverflow @Stiv $\endgroup$ Oct 9, 2019 at 10:35

1 Answer 1


We were unable to solve this puzzle, so our colleague who made this puzzle gave us the answer.

The answer is



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    $\begingroup$ Ah, that's actually quite cool! Nice mechanism. Thanks for sharing the answer - always happy when a puzzle is closed off nicely! +1 $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Oct 11, 2019 at 10:16
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    $\begingroup$ Definitely cool! I can't figure out if the wingdings play a part in the logic of solving it, or if they are just placeholders? $\endgroup$
    – Tonks
    Oct 11, 2019 at 10:46
  • $\begingroup$ Is it obtained by putting alternate black and white letters until e meaningful sentence is formed? Or any other analysis was necessary? $\endgroup$
    – SamRoy
    Oct 11, 2019 at 11:01

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