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Is there a way in which all the members can be seated?

Here's a puzzle where it is very difficult to find a possible seating arrangement of all the members. I have been struggling to solve it. I have devoted so much of my time trying to figure out ...
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How can I find the least number of candies in a box when they cannot be seen?

I've been going in circles with this question which belongs to certainty about something. The problem is as follows: A porcelain jar is filled with a set of sphere candies. The baker made them ...
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Double feature: Unpopular

This puzzle is part 9 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: Health shakes". Across 2. A victory is found in path leading to hardship (...
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A Cyclic Riley [dupl$ $icate]

This question already has an answer here: The Cyclic Riley #1 1 answer Here we go, a classic Riley with a twist! My firsts are the firsts of the days; My middle is the middle, not lacking; My ...
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Octagonal Kurotto

This is a Kurotto puzzle. Rules of Kurotto: Shade some cells to form connected groups of shaded cells. Circled cells are unshaded. If they have a number in them, that number tells you the sum ...
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What do you think if you see some lively plants? [on hold]

Find the common association to the following word that satisfies the given clues and your feeling.
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“bees” -> “hive” in 5 letter changes or fewer

Example of "warm" -> "cold": warm worm word cord cold Notice that it's a real word each time. Can you get from "bees" -> "hive" in 5 letter changes or fewer?
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Used to Stop a Fight?

In whole, you may see me on a farm or on The Moon. Remove my rear part, you may see me in a prison or in the supermarket. Remove my middle part, you may see me on my whole or on your ...
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On which day the pond will fill half? [duplicate]

A pond has flowers in it each day the flowers in the pond get doubled if the pond gets full-on 20th day, on which day the pond will fill half? How? We are sitting here in the office in a group and ...
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Twelve Labours - #04 Erymanthian Bar

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 Now one crate lighter, Hercules made his way back up the road to the Erymanthian ...
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The falling broom handle

As the reaction to my previous physics puzzle was somewhat mixed, I'll try again. I found this in an online physics book. You hold a broom as shown in the following picture: The head of the broom is ...
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Forgot Login Password

I'm always forgetting my login password. When I try to login computer says your password is incorrect So I did something so I will never forget my password What I did? This is my first Puzzling at ...
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What is Arnold Hotel Font™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a font shares a specific commonality with another font, it's an Arnold ...
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Several IQ test puzzles

Here are some fun puzzles I would like to know the answers and explanations for. Enjoy! Source. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Wondering why there is a down vote...
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Nobody can solve this puzzle [on hold]

Yes, literally, nobody can solve this puzzle. While every answer might get upvotes, nobody's answer will be accepted. Nobody gets the green check. In this sense, the puzzle is fair to everyone. ...
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I can be found near gentle green hills and stony mountains

I can be found near gentle green hills and stony mountains, Alongside the gas in the clouds and the iron of the earth, At times I can be white and frosty, red and fiery, or blue and stormy, What am ...
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Double feature: Going postal

This puzzle is part 8 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: Unpopular". Rules of Yajilin1 Shade some cells in the grid. The ...
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Precious Stone, as Clear as Diamond

A precious stone, as clear as diamond. Seek it out while the sun's near the horizon. Though you can walk on water with its power, try to keep it, and it'll vanish within the hour. What is it?
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The shortest , largest number [on hold]

"Write a number", said Grandpa "Which is the shortest number, that is also the largest" "Shortest?" I asked "Yup. You can write it with six straight lines, period" "So you want me ...
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Double feature: Weightier

This puzzle is part 7 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: Going postal". Rules of Statue View1 Insert the four given pieces (<...
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Density type puzzle 4

In the spirit of this puzzle, here's another (with dice!). Enjoy! Final answer: (8) Hint
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land of light bulbs

Leuks is the land of light bulbs, where the bulbs are leading a peaceful life, with no humans at all. Presently there are 100 residents . (Of course, they all are light bulbs!). Let $a_{1}, a_{2}, . ....
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The Weird cipher password?

During your search to the ' great hidden computer virus ' , you realized that you are just a password from accessing it. Frantically , you searched for a clue that might help you . At last you ...
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Density type puzzle 3

Another puzzle in the spirit of this puzzle. Enjoy! Final answer: (8,7,4) Hint Hint 2
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What is the next number in the sequence and why?

7 4 11 2 14 5 18 3 21 ? Find the next number in the sequence?
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I need help on this sticks and circles logic!

I'm completely stuck on this logic problem, which was on a school test given by my 8th grade math teacher, who I assume wrote the problem. Can anyone help me understand it? I have tried to figure out ...
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A partially ugly group with a casual secret

I’ve assembled a group with nine members but you’ll have to guess what their names are. One letter from each name will spell the name of a 10th group member that everybody talks about but nobody ...
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Need help in this number puzzle / reasoning [on hold]

I came across this number puzzle . I need help for solving . I think it has something do with square . The centre number is perfect square
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Red means go, green means danger

Bitterly regret the quip, poisonous part of stage chatter goes away. (7, 6)
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A mysterious story that will leave you in the dark (1)

This is the story of a man: He was designing a booster rocket that could put people on the moon. (3) Every day he would drink a whole pot of hot coffee. (2) One day he knocked his best mug ...
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Crack this rhyme

You can see me inside bars and also inside the stars. Some may call me a key, The above line is a clue to thee! My brothers are bigger than me, I again say, the above line is a clue to thee! ...
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Density type puzzle 2

Here's another puzzle of this type. Perhaps my next one will be complex enough to require the full $72$ x $72$ size. Final answer: (5,2,5)
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Is it necessary to state that there is a logician with a blue hat in this 100 logicians puzzle? [duplicate]

I've been discussing the logic puzzle where 100 logicians, all wearing blue hats, are trapped in a room and told: they can leave when a bell rings if they know they know they are wearing a blue hat, ...
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Solve the last equation

My brother showed me the following puzzle from some type of (IQ?) quiz game on his phone: 1 + 2 = 21 2 + 3 = 36 3 + 4 = 43 4 + 5 = ?? I am quite sure this was the original question asked. ...
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Hangman game backward #12

Time to get back to Puzzling! Hangman game backward #12 - guess what the question was: fill in "a" - In some area it proves to be a big problem to kids / teens or even adults these day, which ...
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What is the objective function of the magic square? [on hold]

If I wanted to describe it as a minimum problem, where I want to identify the minimum value of the constant for a certain matrix order, how should I do it?
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Frequent or rare?

Which common thing do these words have uncommonly in common? mole kiss breath Mates! Please note, that until you have not found the answer, it helps you find your way back to the real world.
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SAME DIGIT NUMBER PUZZLE

You have 5 numbers 1, 9, 3, 5, and 7 you need to arrange these number like Rules create 2 pairs from numbers above keep one of the number in the middle then apply this law ...
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A subset of a subset of a subset of a subset of a set of $\{1,2,\cdots,10\}$

There is a set of $10$ first natural numbers, $S = \{1,2,\cdots,10\}$. Alice picks a subset of it, say $A \subseteq S$. Bob picks a subset of it, say $B \subseteq A$. Charlie picks a ...
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Paint numbers from 1 to 23 with three colours

Can you paint every number from 1 to 23 with three colours, such that there are no distinct numbers $𝑎,𝑏,𝑐$ of the same colour with $𝑎+𝑏=𝑐$? For example, you cannot have 2, 3 and 5 of the same ...
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Paint numbers from 1 to 8 with two colours

Can you paint every number from 1 to 8 with two colours, such that there are no distinct numbers $a, b, c$ of the same colour with $a+b=c$? For example, you cannot have 2, 3 and 5 of the same colour ...
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A visual crack the code puzzle

Just have this now what are all these acronyms refer to and what is the code ?
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Double feature: Legal trouble

This puzzle is part 6 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: Weightier". Rules of Hitori1 Shade some cells in the grid. No ...
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Density type puzzle

Inspired by this puzzle I decided to make something similar. To warm up, I made something simple. It follows the rules set up by @Dmihawk except for the size: Final answer: (1,6)
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What is a Spaceman Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Spaceman Word™. Use the following ...
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Identify the odd one out element

There are two columns (two sets), in each set there is a pattern among the 7 elements. The elements are not arranged in any order, the two patterns are not necessarily the same, but they are related ...
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Word Square - AXLE

Fill in ~ with letters to create a real words vertically, horizontally, and diagonally. Vertical and horizontal words have to be the same: ~ A ~ ~ A X L E ~ L ~ ~ ~ E ~ ~ Edit: Final
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Last Person Remaining Avoids Death [duplicate]

There are 1600 people sitting around a circular table. The first person (person 1) has a sword and kills the second person then hands it to the next alive person (in this case person 3). Person 3 ...
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Message for my club members

Two people in particular have come to my Codes and Ciphers Club almost every week. One of them is always expecting a certain message to appear in the weekly puzzles, so of course I can't include it, ...
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Hilfe White Rochade!

It’s Black to move. What must Black do in order to help White castle queenside in just 11 moves?

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