Daily Cryptogram (Palm OS) - Everyone needs a break now and then. Taking a break from the stresses of work can rejuvenate the brain, allowing you to more efficiently move onto the next task that your boss tosses your way. Periodic breaks can actually make you a more productive employee.
With the Daily Cryptogram you can put your computer and/or PDA to work for your brain cells instead of against them. Once loaded, it will provide you with an instant diversion when you mind starts to become overloaded with the day`s stresses. Anytime you want or need, you can take two minutes for a mental diversion; two minutes to concentrate on something fun and unrelated to work.
Each Daily Cryptogram is a famous quotation where each letter has been replaced with another unique letter throughout the entire puzzle. You need to use letter frequencies and common word patterns to deduce the original quote.
Here is an example (the answer is given below):
Adatl tadfqohefcxtl egax naawn hf adfia hztaa nhxyan fv taxshefc. Hzal wxl ma nowwag or ml hza rztxnan: (1) Eh'n sfwrqahaql ewrfnnemqa -- gfc'h pxnha wl hewa; (2) Eh'n rfnnemqa, moh eh'n cfh pfthz gfecy; (3) E nxeg eh pxn x yffg egax xqq xqfcy.
~ Xthzot S. Sqxtia
Once you purchase this file and load it onto your computer and/or PDA you will have a full years worth of Cryptogram Puzzles. Each puzzle is presented as a single 'All Day Event' in Microsoft Outlook or the Palm Desktop programs. Just click on the event to see the puzzle, and scroll down once you are ready to see the answer.
This data file is compatible with both Microsoft Outlook and the Palm Desktop programs. It will also work with any PDA that can automatically synchronize with one of these programs.
Now here is the answer to the above puzzle:
Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It's completely impossible -- don't waste my time; (2) It's possible, but it's not worth doing; (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
~ Arthur C. Clarke
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Supported operating systems:
Palm OS 3.x, Palm OS 4.x, Palm OS 5.x
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