## Top new questions this week:

### I hate Valentine's Day

I played her my favorite song on my favorite [prefix] As I gave her a decorated Hallmark [infix] And said, "I hope I'm [suffix] to make you happy" But alas, she said no, and left me alone. Is my ...

riddle word
 asked by Don Thousand 27 votes
 answered by David Lewis 28 votes

### Is this a game to you?

All was still as the stranger loaded a cartridge into his shotgun and peered around. Looking out furtively from deep within the shadowy gorse thicket, he waited, in silence. They would be ...

word enigmatic-puzzle letters
 asked by Stiv 24 votes
 answered by HTM 24 votes

Ahem, let's formalize your task... A Sudoku is a puzzle consisting of a grid to be filled with symbols, such that each constraining unit contains each symbol exactly once. The regular Sudoku is a $9 ... sudoku construction  asked by athin 18 votes  answered by Deusovi 20 votes ### On The Subject of ​?​?​? (This is the last of a series of puzzles written for Timwi for a Secret Santa puzzle exchange, themed around various custom modules for the game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. Note: Unlike ... knowledge enigmatic-puzzle metapuzzles  asked by Deusovi 17 votes  answered by mbingo 13 votes ### A six letter Name Can you figure this out? It's a name And a Surname An island A code Three US states And also elements A six letter word that ends in a college, that will need some ... word knowledge  asked by DEEM 17 votes  answered by Tom 27 votes ### Paint 21 Squares of a 7×7 Board Without Forming a Rectangle Got a nice puzzle from my friend, when he was competing in IWYMIC/IMC 2011. Paint$21$of the$49$squares of a$7 \times 7$board so that no four painted squares form the four corners of a ... logical-deduction no-computers combinatorics checkerboard  asked by athin 17 votes  answered by Rand al'Thor 20 votes ### On The Subject of Rubik's Cube (This is part of a series of puzzles written for Timwi for a Secret Santa puzzle exchange, themed around various custom modules for the game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. No KTaNE knowledge is ... enigmatic-puzzle rubiks-cube  asked by Deusovi 16 votes  answered by mbingo 11 votes ## Greatest hits from previous weeks: ### What is the maximum number of solutions a Sudoku puzzle can have? I've seen Sudoku puzzles that can be solved two different ways. Referring to a traditional 9x9 grid: Is it possible for a Sudoku puzzle to have more than two solutions? If so, what is the maximum ... sudoku solvability  asked by WendiKidd 55 votes ### How did the police know? One night, a man receives a call from the police. The police tell the man that his wife was robbed, murdered, and her body dumped in a remote location, and that he should reach the crime scene as soon ... logical-deduction story mystery situation  asked by Aggie Kidd 41 votes  answered by A.D. 82 votes ### I am the first in Earth, What am I? I am the first in Earth, The second in Heaven. I appear twice in a week, Never in a month, Once in a year. And I am found in the middle of the sea. What am I? riddle  asked by coDe murDerer 31 votes  answered by Daedric 47 votes ### What is the number of the parking spot? One needs to find the number under the car. lateral-thinking pattern  asked by klm123 54 votes  answered by klm123 47 votes ### 3D wooden puzzle I got a 3D wooden puzzle in which you are supposed to rebuild. I took pictures of the 6 pieces (click images to enlarge): I found this image on the Internet. I believe it's the solved version: ... mechanical-puzzles real  asked by warspyking 9 votes  answered by bkuehner 15 votes ### Not the usual "8 5 4 9 1 7 6 3 2 0" sequence puzzle This is not the usual$8, 5, 4, 9, 1, 7, 6, 3, 2, 0$sequence puzzle, which the answer of the pattern is Numbers are in alphabetical order The sequence is:$3, 9, 1, 5, 7, 0, 2, 4, 8, 6\$. Can ...

number-sequence
 asked by u_ndefined 4 votes
 answered by kraby15 16 votes

### How can one solve a Rubik's cube without relying on guides/algorithms?

I am wondering who is able to solve Rubik's cube just by thinking without knowing the rules behind it. As far as I know the inventor Ernő Rubik was professor of architecture and he intended to help ...

rubiks-cube
 asked by Thomas 33 votes
 answered by Jaap Scherphuis 29 votes

## Can you answer these questions?

### A short bio of me, guess what I am or I'll end up in the sea

My mother died giving me birth at an old age. I was surrounded by romantics as much as pragmatics. People still judge me on my skin color. I have two enemies but a very good friend, who has matured ...

riddle
 asked by user65573 4 votes

### Rosetta's Stone

Another puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. Fairly hard I suspect. Enjoy! Final Answer: (6, 7) Version for the color impaired here. Hint 1 All letters in the first word are unique. ...

enigmatic-puzzle visual anagram
 asked by Jens 7 votes
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