This is a puzzle you can make on your friends and family.

It's like that Sherlock episode where they use book ciphers to hide a message.

So you will need:
1. A book (preferably old).
2. A page to write on.
3. A fancible pen.
4. A place to write what you're going to do and how.
5. A reward.

Step 1: (Old) Book

You will need a book or some kind of text that you can use a cipher.

I picked up this book for 0.2 pounds at a flea market (there were lots of books like this one)

It doesn't matter really what text you use, as long as it contains a basic vocabulary of words.
The book i used had a lot of egyptian names and stuff so i decided to make the code include some of them.
Moving from text to cipher is called 'encoding'. Moving cipher to text is called 'deciphering'. Also, if you're not from US, you may not know, but this sort of exchange was fairly common during thePprohibition Era, except the "prize" was alcohol, and the cipher text was usually a banned book, which (presumably) would be harder for a policeman to get his hands on.
Aaaand apparently I'm fail at typing today...

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