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The green strip has been moved over two letters, so each coded letter is 2 more in the alphabet. Notice that we had to take the extra letters in the green strip and place them at the beginning. This is what happens automatically if the strips of the letters are on a ring. A ring! We could call it a decoder ring!!!
Little Orphan Annie's Secret Code Pin
Jonny Quest's Secret Code Ring
By the early 1960s, "secret decoder rings" were what people remembered (even if they were pins), so some people developed a few. The best of the lot was the PF Decoder Ring, which was on the Jonny Quest television show. It substituted letters for letters, and even had a secret compartment! Later, Kix cereal produced a Kix Secret Agent Decoder Ring, which was a cereal premium.
Midway School Secret Code Ring
We used a 3D printer to make up secret decoder rings for the kids in the 3rd grade. This is a design from Thingiverse . If you are interested, click on the name. The ring is called:
Caesar Cipher Decoder Ring Rounded by cymon
Published on December 21, 2011
If you are interested in a decoder ring of your own and live in the Midway School area, drop me an email.