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Chapter 2

"Finally," said Ellie. "I wonder what took Mike so long."

I have the answer, but I'm not going to let you know what it is until you solve my little puzzle. Oh, the answer is a little odd.

M

"Probably hasn't really got the answer," mumbled Ellie. "Let's see what ridiculous puzzle he's sent then."

Above is the puzzle that Mike sent to Ellie. When decoded, it is also a question. You must find the one word answer to the question and type it into the box below.

This problem was first solved on Mon 25th January at 4:01:50pm
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