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  • 2 -> Sudoku
  • 30 -> Tic Tac Toe
  • 33 -> Rubik's Cube
  • 39 -> 2048
  • 100 -> Sudoku
  • 143 -> Seven Bridges of Königsberg
  • 269 -> Magic Hexagon
  • 323 -> Rubik's Cube
  • 27914 -> The Finger Game
  • 49755 -> Russian Roulette
  • 74275 -> Snakes and Ladders

- 31896 -> ?

They're all games, but what's the link? It's puzzling!

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31896 ->

Othello

because

these are PSE question numbers, corresponding to questions about particular games, and question 31896 is about Othello.

So indeed

the link is Puzzling.

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  • $\begingroup$ Well done! How could I have made it harder? less examples, or left out the comment? $\endgroup$ Nov 8, 2019 at 14:06
  • $\begingroup$ Double You Oh Double You. $\endgroup$ Nov 8, 2019 at 14:06
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    $\begingroup$ It might have been a little harder without the comment, or without the [metapuzzles] tag. (Which wasn't strictly correct but was still informative!) But I think the correct answer would still have been the first thing I'd have thought of :-). Maybe if there hadn't been any five-digit numbers? $\endgroup$
    – Gareth McCaughan
    Nov 8, 2019 at 15:19
  • $\begingroup$ Can you please write the acronym of that answer in full? Wikipedia has ~30 possibilities.... $\endgroup$ Nov 9, 2019 at 6:58
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    $\begingroup$ If you mean rot13(CFR), it stands for rot13(Chmmyvat Fgnpx Rkpunatr, v.r., jurer jr ner evtug abj). $\endgroup$
    – Gareth McCaughan
    Nov 9, 2019 at 12:19

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