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Prime Number Snake

Place numbers 1 to 100 in the cells of the 10 x 10 board below in such a way that consecutive numbers occupy neighboring cells (either horizontally or vertically). Shaded cells should contain only ...
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Calculators are bad at Arithmetic

Consider the following fraction: 17/30 Punch this into a calculator and you'll get the following answer: 0.566666666666666666666666666667 However, I disagree. I say the answer is most ...
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Returning with solution in hand

My beginning, as you may see, has a unit of account. That it does take first parts for me is clearly paramount. My middle, for writing refined, is a symbol for its correction. If you look, then you ...
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A series of fortunate transpositions

Using only a sequence of transpositions, see if you can take this: to this: while maintaining English words on each of the three horizontals. At each step, you may transpose any two neighboring ...
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Identify me through my hobbies [closed]

Rule: I will be posting one hobby per day (in no particular order)(was that a hint?) until the riddle is found. The riddle's answer is the name of either the real human or their persona. I ...
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What was once thick and green

The following is an adaptation of a Riley riddle. Good luck! A is a friend and foe of the wind Without B, wheels will go astray C bears around it what all others of its kind conceal The answer ... ...
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A solvable Riley Riddle

My prefix is one that can be just plain rude, To get my infix, I think you may need to brood. My suffix can be seen in the actions of angry dudes All in all, I am something that 'eats food'
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A very strange character

My mouth can kill, but my eyes can only damage. Religious people turn into atheists because of the offhand positions my golf ball is in. I conceal what I wish to, as small people tend to do. I'm an ...
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The dimensional Portal

What am I? I am like a portal between two worlds, where neither one of them is our world. The second world is mirrored to the first one, but I am not a mirror. Hint Hint 2
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My prefix gives a lesson; my infix makes a sound

My prefix gives a lesson My infix makes a sound My suffix is a tunnel to keep smoke off the ground For a kingdom that's worthy Though it stands tall If it does not heed this ...
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Their mistake or mine?

I've found Pepper's Puzzles to be a very nice introduction to picross puzzles, with a cute anime girl to boot. While I've steadily improved in my deductive powers and the logic inherent to nonograms, ...
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Riddle of the Black Knights

As per their long-time ritual The Black Knights sat in a circle. The captain sat at the head, and to his right the colonel. A runt sat left of the captain, half the size of the colonel. A ...
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I can run, but I cannot walk - What am I?

I can run, but I cannot walk. Sometimes I have insects hiding inside of me. I can be written in many different languages.
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I'm a remorseless killer

Locked in an eternal struggle to impede the son, By natural law, I am the true heir apparent, I am voracious, but nothing will whet my appetite, Until the day comes to reign over the masses, ...
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I am in the beginning of time and space - What am I?

I am in the beginning of time and space. I stand for nothing, but I mean a lot. I cannot be divided into parts. What am I?
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Ten-second riddle

My start's somewhere down below My middle's what sleep does bestow My end's a value close enough My whole's probably not that tough What am I? A Riley Riddle
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The missing number

The integer numbers from 1-30 are mutually communicated to you one by one in a random order (one number about every 5 seconds). However exactly one of those numbers is not communicated. What is a ...
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Rugby Mascot question

Why is Leo here an appropriate mascot for Leinster Rugby? [Disclaimer: You're more likely to get this if you're from Ireland]
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My Mother's Dish Collection

From every trip she makes, my mother brings as a souvenir a well-decorated dish to hang in a wall. She now has a collection of 12 dishes, all disks, of radii 1, 2, 3, ..., 12 inches respectively. ...
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Circular arrangement with professions and age based puzzle [closed]

Eight people, named A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H; who work as a dancer, singer, lawyer, painter, doctor, teacher, architect, and professor; are 25, 40, 45, 29, 66, 24, 21, and 34 years old; although ...
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What time is it?

Bon Giorno! 5 20 14 5 4 14 5 16 15 9 26 9 14 9 1 3 9 20 1 13 5 20 1 13 What time is it!?
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If you gently squeeze me with your hands, I'll get hard like a potato

If you gently squeeze me with your hands, I'll get hard like a potato. Can you guess what I am? (This is my translation of a famous riddle.)
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Call for help, there's something amiss!

Eleven gents in academic training environment Exist as groups under elevated superiors And by organizing ranks and, together, inspiring very excitable little yippers Enable convening those ...
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A challenge-find the shortest solution!

I come here with the challenge today-find the shortest solution! Recently, I set out to created the longest helpmate possible, not caring for legality or duals I have created this monster as a result....
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Locations on the Earth that are all separated by the same distance

What is the maximum number of distinct locations you can select on the surface of the Earth, such that the distance between every pair of locations is the same? Assume that the Earth is a perfect ...
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Starry Knight, or Crazy Heights

Apple Bounce Chip Desk Egg Fizzle Gird Heat Image Jewel Kangaroo Mustache Nickel Opportunity Person Quiz Reel Saturate Tornado Umbrella Vehicle Wallaby Xylophone Zebra Alabaster Birth Colonel ...
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Vowelburger™ Riddle

(A new kind of riddle) I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat only - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! $$ % custom template - do not reuse \def\S#1#2{\Space{#1}{20px}{#...
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This is a Rilerdl

My prefix's full of expertise My infix's in the diocese My suffix's citation missing link My whole's making a sink sync What am I? A Riley Riddle
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In times of crisis, I am priceless

In times of crisis, I am priceless. I’m illegal, yet permissible. Enemies call me despicable.. But what is my profession? That is the question. Concealed among bureaucrats, who administer ...
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This new puzzle type needs a name {3}

I believe I have invented** a new type of puzzle... What is its name? ** Well, 'adapted' an existing one, really... Colour-blind-friendly version available here. Those without colour-blindness ...
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Lost in Translation

You arrive on a foreign island, but upon heading to the local library, you find yourself unable to decipher the texts. You wonder what's caused this... ...
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I am enclosed by rock and ice - What am I?

I am completely enclosed by rock and ice. I see no light of day. No human has ever been here, but if you could come here then you wouldn't know what time of day it is. What am I?
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Need help with riddle [closed]

I am useful, not beautiful. Years ago I was huge, but now I can sit in a desk. I do not think, but I can help you do your school work. New models of me can play music. What am I?
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An army marches

This is my first riddle - I think it is probably quite an easy one. I'm interested to see how quickly it gets solved. There is an overall theme with four elements to be identified. The Red Army ...
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Is it possible to divide a square into convex pentagons?

I have seen this question on reddit (r/math's chatroom - to be specific). No one has answered it yet, so I thought I would pose the same question here. The only discovery I made that is worth ...
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A Computer CHip [closed]

Stickman's trapped in a Computer chip. Is it possible for him to get to the Exit? Credits: Wiggins
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Fastest Finger First- Pointing Fingers

Fastest Finger First Which hand have the most fingers pointed at?
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Solving an enigma

OQBA BQWG OZBF XSFX AIUF MIQE FGBE JEAJ UNLE QXTR ZEXL YFKJ LBQV XDRG N My friend gave me this and said it was an actual message so I'm determined to find out but I'm not sure how to crack it. Anyone?...
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Feedback for puzzle i made up

So I made this puzzle where you have words that branch off into other words. For example: The blue letters you take and move it on to the next blank space, still putting it in order: For ...
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Is it possible to put the numbers into circles?

This topic is motivated by the trolley813's answer on my question. Question. Is it possible to put the numbers $1,2,3,...,23$ in circles so that the sum of the four numbers on $9$ sides of $3$ ...
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Let's get down to a Riley riddle!

My prefix, proudest hunter, still stands guard o'er home and grain; My suffix, firm foundation, from which space is realised; My infix, part outstanding, leaves a gap for us to work. But ye who seek ...
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I'm Back…!

To: My Mods! (and the community) Note: The following is a letter enclosing the details of what's going on. It's more for "story" and humor, but does have some information that you might want. To save ...
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Rearranged recounting stirs the pot

My friend always speaks in anagrams (he's very clever). He was describing a dispute that tore his family apart: Side sea we toast, "Winter moon!" Shortly after that, I terminated my friendship ...
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How to load balls on conveyor belt? [closed]

A conveyor belt that carries one ball in each of its fixed size slot has to be mechanically loaded from a crate full of balls. The balls are different in size but no ball is greater than the size of ...
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Are we there yet?

Quotations, but melt? Have you found the answer yet?
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It is a very big state: Says Grandpa

"Wow, this is a very big country, our USA" Said Grandpa. He was looking at the USA map. "Everyone knows that" My two cents. "Did you know that California is twice as big as Nebraska?" "Could ...
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My prefix is wet, my suffix is cheap

My prefix is wet. My suffix is cheap. My infix can be expensive. As a whole, I am happily devoured. What am I?
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White to mate in 2

This is a cryptic crossword puzzle. Clues are normal, however some entries clash with one another. Each such clash is resolved by adding the clashing letters using the standard A1-Z26 numerology, ...
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Hints, with a bit of love ! (5)

Inspired by this page and some other pages, I made some cryptic clues. Start growing before rain! Needles , before first sewer! (8) Dirty, dirty room! (9) Eleven plus two makes... (6,4,3) Dust, head ...
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Put the numbers $1, 2, …,16$ in circles

Put the numbers $1, 2, 3, ..., 16$ in circles so that the sum of the four numbers on each side of the triangle should be equal.

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