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Re: OT - can anyone help me 'decode' this?




On 4/21/2018 11:49 AM, David B. wrote:
On 21-Apr-18 9:38 AM, Stanimir Stamenkov wrote:
Well, decoding the HEX numbers [1] (all appear valid ASCII printable characters) produces:

geJ0gov3jeJ1fn+0f7J2goF3e7JkgowPgeJ1
geB3feT2genigYn1goFke7JkgeGSf7T2fn/P
hYTmgenifYn1goXmg7J1goB0e7JkgpFjf7T1
geTigYJ1gpJlfoJ2goFmf7T1geXikoJ1goGQ
e7nkgePlgYJ2geT4foJ2gpX0e7JkgpFjf7T1
goTihYn1goBke7nkgov1f7J1gpJ0feT2fn/R
kYJmfn/SgeJ1gpKSf7T1fn/Pfon1geB0e7Bk
fn+4g7J1goBje7JkgpJ3e7J2geX0e7JkgpJ1
foT2geXikoJ1goGQf7J2gov3kYJ1fn+2hYJ1
geCRgYn1goFkfen2govmkYJ1fn+2f7J2fn/S
g7J1gd+je7J2gpF0kX+ke8QQj6+if7wNe7Jk
gpJme7JkgoP3goJ2fn+0feJ2gpCSgYT1goni
koJ1goCSe7nkgoPifon2geXme7JkgoKSe7Jk
gpFjkon1gormgYn1fn+kgoJ2goB4gYJ1fn/S
goJ1goP0f7n2geT0hYJ1gooRe7nkgormgYT1
f7Tijen1goF0foJ1geT4f7T1geBig7J1geGS
geJ1fpF3e7BkgewQe7nkgoFkfYn1gpJlkYT1
genifYn1fn+lf7J2goF3e7nkgov2kYJ1fpFm
e7BkgeB4e7nkgoP2feT2geXikoT1geXif7n2
gpJkkYJ1fn+2gYn2fn+ig7J1geT0gYT1geBi
g7J1geBje7Bkfn+4feJ2genje7nkgpJlj7J1
fn+0f7J2gov3kYJ1geX2e7Bkfn+4g7J1goBj
kYT1geB2e7nkgoFlgYJ1fn/RfoJ1goJ0kon1
goFkkX+ke8QQj6+if8CNfoT2fn/RfoJmgeGP
gYJ1govkfoJ2fn+mfYn1fn+mkoJ1goGRe7nk
govmj7J1fn+0f7J1goX0hYJ1goFmf7T1geBi
koT1goJijen1fn+4gon1gpJkj7T1geBig7J1
fn+0fon1geX0g7T1geBikoT1gorihYn1fn+l
goJ1geJjkon1govkf7J2fn+0f7n2goFkgYT1
goTifoJ2gpFjfeJ1fpF3e7BkgoF3e7JkgpX1
gYn1fn+2hYJ1fn/RfYT1geXif7n2goPkhYJ1
gor2f7T2gpXihYJ1goGRe7nkgpJme7Jkgov3
feT2gd+igYn1goXkg7T1fn/Pfon1geB0e7Jk
goF3e7nkgoP2feT2goPikYJ1gpX2gYJ1fn+m
fYn1fn+mgoJ1geUSf7n2fpB4goJ1geJ4gYT1
goBigYJ1geT2gYJ1geX0e7JkgeT1koJ1fn/Q
g7J1geX4e7JkgowPkYJ1fn+0koJ1fn+1goJ1
gowPgeJ1geB3e7JkgeGNfen2fn+mjeJ1gpT4
gYT1geBig7J1geYSgYT1gorifYJ1geT4hYT2
goPihYn1gd+kkon1geBke7JkgoQPkYJ1govm
kYJ1fn+2hYF0fn+mgoJ2goB4gYJ1geYSe7nk
gov2f7J2fn+3fYJ1geT4jeJ1gpF4gYn1geXk
e7JkgoQPkYJ1govmkYJ1fn+2hYJ1fn/RfYT1
geXif7n2gpJkkYJ1fn+2fen1gpJkfen2genl
hYJ1goCRkX+ke8QQj6+if7QNe7BkgoPmfoJ2
fpCOgYn1goF4f7T1f8PigYJ2goYRkoT1geBi
koJ1gpUSe7JkgoKSgoT1goJifoJ2gpCSe7Jk
fn+jf7n2gov2geT1gpJikYT1geBig7J1fn+0
fon1geX0g7T1gorifYn1gov1kYJ1fn+2f7J2
geT4gYJ1fn+mkoJ1fn+1feJ1gowPkYJ1gov2
kYJ1fn+2f7J2fn/ShYn1fn+mhYJ1fn/Rf7J2
goF3e7nkgov2kYJ1fpFme7BkgoF3e7nkgoP2
feT2goTigYJ1geBjhYJ1gooRe7nkgormkon1
goFle7nkgov2kYJ1geX2e7nkgoF1fon2fn+4
g7J1geTjf7T1fn/PhYJ2geB0e7nkgeTikoJ1
goFlgYJ1goFmf7T1gd+ifYn1geBle7JkgewQ
e7nkgov1gYn1fn+2f7J2govjjeT1goJihYn1
geXkf7T2goPifeT2govigoT1gorigYT1geni
gYn1goFke7JkgpX1hYJ2gpF4geT1goTifYJ1
gpTlgeJ2geTjf7T1goTigYJ1goPlgYn2goFl
e7Jkfn+jfen2geTmkoJ1gooRe7JkgeF2fen2
fn+mg7J1geB4e7JkgeGNfen2fn+mfYn1fn+l
g7J1fn+0f7J2gpKSjoT1gpJigoJ1fpF1j6+i
e8CNjYBigeUQkYTkgYXifYn2gov0fon2goFk
jeT1gorifYJ1fn+me7n2govkgYJ1fn+mf7J2
goF3e7JkgoPlgeJ1fn+0g7J1gpYSf7J1gpF4
geT1geBig7J1fn+0fen2goF0f7T2geXigYJ1
goB0e7JkgpFjf7T1govikYn1goFlfen1fn+m
fon1govkfeJ1fn/Okon1goFikYT1goPie7Jk
gowPf7n2gpXmgYT1goPikYJ1fn+mgeJ2geXj
e7JkgoP3kYJ1gov2kYJ1fn+2fon1fn+4g7J1
geX4e7nkgoFkfYn1fn+kgoJ1goF0f7T2geni
g7J1gpX4gYT1gorikoJ1goCPhYJ1gooRe7nk
gormgYT1goXifYJ1goF2e7JkgpFjf7T1goBi
hYJ1gon2hYJ1gooRe7nkgov2f7J2fn+3g7J1
geX4e7JkgeCSg7J1geT0e7JkgeT1koJ1geCR
e7nkgoPigeT2govikYn1gpJme7nkgormgYT1
goXifYJ1goGOkYTkf7PikYJ1geCSg7J1geT0
e7JkgeF2fen2fn+mg7J1geB4e7JkgpFjf7T1
gpTikYJ1goYSjoJ1goB0e7Jkgov3j7T1gpJi
goJ1fn+1f7J2goF3e7JkgeTkfYJ1goYRg7T1
fn/Rg7Jmfn+0geJ2geXje7JkgoP3kYJ1gov2
kYJ1fn+2koJ1fn/Rf7J2fn/Sf7J2goF3e7Jk
goPlgeJ1fn+0geJ2geB4g7T1geBig7J1fn+0
koJ1goGRe7Tkgor2fYJ1goCRgeTkgoPikYJ1
fn+mgeJ2geXje7JkgoPmkYJ1gpX2hYJ1gooR
e7nkgovlf7J1gen0fYn1fn+4g7J1gpFjgeJ1
gpF4geT1goJifoJ2gpCSe7nkgormgYT1goTi
kon1geBmkoJ1fn/QkoJ1fn+1f7J2goF3e7Jk
goPlgeJ1fn+0geJ2gov3feJ1fn+3geJ2geXj
e7JkgpKRgeT2geXif7n2goPkhYJ1gor2f7T2
gpJigYn2fn+mfeJ2goB4gYn1goP2hYn2fn+l
hYJ1fn/Rf7J2goF3e7nkgov2kYJ1fpFmj6+i
e8CNjYFigpJikon1fn+kgoJ1gpX0jeJ1fn+j
jYn1geX0f7T2goXikon1gpX0f7J1fooRf7T2
gorifYJ1gooRe7JkgpGSjeTkgorigYT1gpXi
gYn1fn+mgeJ1fn/SfYJ1goCRe7nkgoP2feT2
goTijeJ1geoSkYT1goPifoJ1geGSf7T2geBi
g7J1geT4f7n2fn+4goJ1goF0f7T2gpJikYn1
gpJme7nkgormgYT1goTifYJ1gpTle7JkgoKS
e7nkgormfYn1fn+mfeJ2goB4gYT1gevifYn1
goBkkYTkf7rigYT1gpXifYJ1goCRgYJ1fn+m
fYT1gpXihYn1geBmjeJ1fn+0koJ1goBmjen1
fn+4fon1geB0e7nkgormgYJ1fn/RhYJ1gpCQ
gYJ1govmfYn1goFmjen1fn+4feJ2geBje7nk
gd+0e7JkgpF4e7nkgormfYn1fn+mgoJ1gpBj
hYJ1gowPfYn1fn+ke7J2geYSgYT1goPikYJ1
fn+mj7n1gpF0feJ1goF3f7T1goBikon1gpF2
e7nkgor2fYn1fn+mg7J1fn+0fYn1gd+ifYn1
goFkkYn1gpXmhYT2geXif7J2gpX4jeT1gori
fYJ1fn+mhYJ1fn/Rg7J1geX4e7JkgoP3kYJ1
fpFme7FkgormgYJ1fn/Rg7J1fn+0foJ2gpFj
e7JkgoPkfeJ1fn/OgYn2fn+if7J2goF3e7Jk
geFkfeJ2fn+3goJ1geUSe7JkgpFjkon1gorm
gYn1fn+kg7J1gpFjf7J1geF1jeT1gpJifoT2
geBigeJ2fpGSj6+ie8CNjYFigpJljeTkgoPi
e7JkgpX1hYJ2gpF4geT1geXifYn2gov0fon2
goFkjeT1genig7J1fn/SgeJ2geXjkYT1geB2
e7nkgoFkfYJ1gpYPhYT2geXigYn2gd+ikon1
goFlf7T1geBikoT1goTigYT1goPie7JkgpX1
hYJ2gpF4geT1geXifYn2gov0fon2goFkjeT1
e8CRjYBifn+jfoJ1geT4f7T1goJijen1gov4
kYJ1fn+2foJ1goXjjon1goP2foJ2geXme7nk
goPifen2fn+mj7n1fn+4geJ2gpF4f7J1geoS
jeTkgenig7J1goX4g7T1genifYn1gpFlgenk
fn+mfYT1gorigYJ2gpCQhYJ1gooRfoJ1geT4
f7T1e8CRjYBigpKRe7JkgoPlj7J1geT0fYT1
geBikoT1goXifYn1geBigYn2goFke7JkgeB4
e7JkgeXje7JkgeB4e7JkgoP3e7n2goFikYJ1
goGRf7T1geBikoT1goJifYn1geBlkX+ke8QQ
feJ0fpYSe7Bkfn+4e7n2gpJke7n2goFif7T1
govif7n2gd+0e7JkgpF4e7nkgormgYT1geni
hYJ1goCRkon1fn+2fYJ1goCRe7JkgoGPf7T2
govif7T2goFig7J2goP3gYn2geBle7nkgorm
gYT1gpBigYJ1gpKQfon2fn+4kon1fn+kfoJ1
geBjf7J2geT0hYT2genig7J1goX4g7J1geJ0
gYn1fn+kfeJ1gpBjgYT1goJihYn1geXkf7T2
fn/RkYJmfn/SgeJ2gevje7nkgpJme7JkgoKS
goJ1gpKPfYJ1fn+mf7J2goF3e7JkgpB4fYJ1
goF2feT2gpJifoT2goXig7J1geTjgeJ1fn+0
f7J2goF3e7JkgoPkf7n2goFmfon2fpF4j6+i
e8CNjX8=

The result does end with '=' which is used by Base64 (but not limited to) encoding as padding character.  Base64 decoding further doesn't yield meaningful result to me so it might be something else.

[1] http://www.convertstring.com/EncodeDecode/HexDecode

Thanks for taking a look.

Sadly we appear to be no further forward to discovering the hidden message! :-(

Regards,

David B.


I tried with computer power and couldn't come up with anything. So my best guess would be:

if u cn rd ths u cn gt a gd jb w hi pa

;-)
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