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CompUSA's Bold Mystery Sale

In the July 31, 2005 Washington Post, CompUSA had an advertising supplement that listed lots of things for sale. One sale item was particularly interesting:

CompUSA sale item

After enlisting the help of some of America's top code breakers and leading mathematicians, we are still at a loss to figure out what this means. But apparently you can buy a $25 gift card for only twice that price, and somehow save more money than you paid for it.