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Ik5ldmVyIHRydXN0IGEgY29tcHV0ZXIgeW91IGNhbid0IHRocm93IG91dCBhIHdpbmRvdyIgLSBTdGV2ZSBXb3puaWFr 

How do I decode this and get the answer?

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Just echo that string into a base64 decoder command, such as openssl enc -d -base64.

What you get is:

"Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window" - Steve Wozniak

Also, you can append that string to a data URI and put that in a browser.

data:text/plain;base64,Ik5ldmVyIHRydXN0IGEgY29tcHV0ZXIgeW91IGNhbid0IHRocm93IG91dCBhIHdpbmRvdyIgLSBTdGV2ZSBXb3puaWFr

  • Cool trick with the URI thingie. – ivanivan May 10 at 3:11
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or

echo "Ik5ldmVyIHRydXN0IGEgY29tcHV0ZXIgeW91IGNhbid0IHRocm93IG91dCBhIHdpbmRvdyIgLSBTdGV2ZSBXb3puaWFr" | base64 -d

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