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By David, 12 December 2018 Brainteaser

If you’re sitting there twiddling your thumbs, see if you can decode this message. If you need a hint, you can always phone a friend!

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Brainteaser answer

The secret to this puzzle is on the number keys of a phone. Most number keys also have three or four letters on them. In this code, a single number is the first letter associated with that key, a double number is the second letter, and so on.

If you check everything, you’ll end up with the message:

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Before the invention of smartphones, people wrote text messages on their mobile phones by repeatedly pressing the number keys like in this puzzle!

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