The combination is a six digit number.
There are two ones separated by one other digit.
There are two twos separated by two other digits.
There are two threes separated by three other digits.
3 1 2 1 3 2
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The combination of the Transum safe is a 14 digit number.
The two 7s are separated by seven other digits;
The two 6s are separated by six other digits;
The two 5s are separated by five other digits;
The two 4s are separated by four other digits;
The two 3s are separated by three other digits;
The two 2s are separated by two other digits;
The two 1s are separated by one other digit.
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