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A 10% off coupon for your next Escape Uranus adventure of 30 minutes or longer will be given to the first person who solves the above cryptogram, cipher, etc. The decrypted plaintext must be delivered to Escape Uranus either in person or by Facebook Messenger. Enciphering will usually be by keyed Caesar cipher. However, you can and should consider all pencil-and-paper or field ciphers fair game.
HINT: Today is May 8th, Victory in Europe Day, the end of World War II in Europe. The source quote honors an MOS that trains at Fort Leonard Wood as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Last week’s cryptogram:
VIYH B VRO R EBD RHD PIY NRMHBTRF VJSFD NJGY PJ PIY OIJKKBHU NYHPMY, B’D UJ DJVH RHD PRFE PJ RFF PIY KYJKFY MSHHBHU PIY MBDYO. B FBEY PIRP VIJFY FBQYOPXFY, GJTBHU QMJG PJVH PJ PJVH BH R HJGRDBN YWBOPYHNY.
When I was a kid and the carnival would come to the shopping centre, I’d go down and talk to all the people running the rides. I like that whole lifestyle, moving from town to town in a nomadic existence.
Kat designs, builds, configures and improves escape rooms at Escape Uranus. Kat also swallows swords at the Uranus Circus Sideshow Museum.