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A Thought From Douglas Adams

In Cryptography teasers, a phrase or expressions has been encoded in some way (frequently by replacing letters with other letters). You need to figure out the encoding method and then decode the message to find the answer.

 

Puzzle ID:#35538
Fun:*** (2.71)
Difficulty:*** (2.72)
Category:Cryptography
Submitted By:silent_lucidity*****

 

 

 



This thought is from Douglas Adams, author of 'The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'. Can you decode it?

"IVOLO PR C IVOXLF AVPZV RICIOR IVCI PW ONOL CEFTXUF UPRZXNOLR OMCZIJF AVCI IVO KEPNOLRO PR WXL CEU AVF PI PR VOLO, PI APJJ PERICEIJF UPRCGGOCL CEU TO LOGJCZOU TF RXSOIVPEB ONOE SXLO TPYCLLO CEU PEOMGJPZCTJO. IVOLO PR CEXIVOL IVOXLF AVPZV RICIOR IVCI IVPR VCR CJLOCUF VCGGOEOU."



Answer

"There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened."

Key:
A=W
B=G
C=A
E=N
F=Y
G=P
I=T
J=L
K=U
L=R
M=X
N=V
O=E
P=I
R=S
S=M
T=B
U=D
V=H
W=F
X=O
Y=Z
Z=C

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