"I'm too embarrassed to admit to having eaten there; I'll just tell everyone I was doing NCMO instead. I have my pride, after all." -Hobbes' friend
Question #24449 posted on 04/08/2006 3:01 a.m.
Q:

Dear 100 Hour Board,
Does anyone understand this code. Please help


00110000 00110001 00110001 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110001 00110001
00110001 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110001 00110000 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110000 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110000 00110000 00110000 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110000 00110000 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110001 00110000 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110001 00110000 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110000 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110000 00110000 00110000 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110001 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110001 00110000 00110001 00100000 00110000 00110000

[Editor's note: This submission was edited for length--or else this post would be pages long. But I think you get the idea.]

A: Dear ,

This is, "Be sure to drink your Ovaltine. Be sure to drink your Ovaltine. Be sure to drink your Ovaltine." encoded into binary, and the resulting binary code re-encoded into binary to produce this extremely long string of 0s and 1s. Now, why anyone would bother to do this is a good question.

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