Questions tagged [enigmatic-puzzle]

Puzzles where the genre or solving strategy of the puzzle is not explicitly stated; puzzles where the puzzler must deduce what type of puzzle it is.

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Three is the key

Another puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. This one requires coordination plus some basic math. Enjoy! Final answer: (7) Hint 1 Hint 2
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Why would I need a Lamborghini Rebenton?

The proper word to use as the ninth symbol is in Berlin (3) Daily Hint 1:
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Fun with Flags part 3: what used to be

We are looking for 4 countries/kingdoms/sovereign states which do not exist anymore. Other puzzles in this series: Part 1, Part 2.
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Going up in flames

A scream! I rushed up the alley towards the yellow light oozing through the mist, pulling my greatcoat around me. As I neared, a man stumbled into me, clutching at a bloody wound in his stomach. He ...
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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 previous ...
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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 Hint 2 Hint 3
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This new puzzle type needs a name {5}

I believe I have invented a new type of puzzle... What is its name? Colour-blind-friendly version available here. Begin by solving the 9x9 sudoku; each of the 9 symbols ...
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Fun with Flags part 2: a musical connection

We are looking for a song (artist and title). Other puzzles in this series: Part 1, Part 3.
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Fun with Flags part 1: something different

We are looking for 4 categories. Other puzzles in this series: Part 2, Part 3.
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On The Subject of Regular Crazy Talk

(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 ...
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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 ...
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I'm no Riley! Honest!

I thought of this riddle myself. Feedback is appreciated. My prefix is meta. My suffix is better. My infix holds the key. I lie, as you can see. What am I?
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A Tale of Prehistoric Times

Gather round if you want to know A tale of creatures from long ago This rhyme is of the greatest beast To rule the land from West to East All creatures then would tend to run To see the ...
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A special chemical compound with a touch of math

What do you get when mixing Aluminium, Neon, Nitrogen, Sulfur, Titanium, Vanadium, and two math ingredients $\lim_{n\to\infty}(1+\dfrac{1}{n})^n $ and (degree,?,seconds) and don't ask ...
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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 ...
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This Nonogram seems a bit… off

Hmm...... Did I miss something? The hidden word has six unique letters anyway...... Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Addendum: There is a (very) minor fix to ensure the puzzle "uniquely solvable", adding 1-...
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This new puzzle type needs a name {4}

I believe I have invented a new type of puzzle... What is its name? Begin by solving the 16x16 sudoku; each of the digits 1-16 must appear exactly once in each row, column and thick-bordered 4x4 ...
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On The Subject of Blind Alleys

(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 ...
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On The Subject of Battleships

(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 ...
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On The Subject Of A Souvenir

(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 ...
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Fishing Safe Puzzle

My friend has come down with a fever, and asked me to retrieve his anniversary present for him. It's a song he wrote for his wife called "Ja, vi elsker dette landet". I went to the fishing supplies ...
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Five Enigmatic Images

(There is no "flavour text" for the puzzle, but I need to post some words for StackExchange to accept my question.)
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On The Subject of Dr. Doctor

(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 ...
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On The Subject of Binary Puzzle

(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 ...
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On The Subject of The Odd One Out

(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 ...
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What city am I supposed to be travelling to next?

I'm currently on a trip around the United States (for pleasure) and am a little lost. I had it all planned out but lost my itinerary somewhere along the way. Thought maybe you could help. I started ...
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LongEst in anothEr way?

A puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. Too simple? Anyway, enjoy! Final answer: (15)
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What's the word this cryptic message refers to?

Constantly move more than 1850 needles to renew your life!
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For all your flag design needs

Pleased to meet you. I'm the CEO of a startup that specializes in designing flags for newly-independent countries. As an example, let me present to you the flag we designed for the proud republic of ...
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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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An unusual shopping list

6 bears 3 cucumbers 2 winks 2 birds 5 sheets 3 judges 2 bones 2 dogs 3 houses 4 feathers 1 rake 3 posts 4 daisies 3 razors 1 bat 3 lords 4 pancakes 2 boards 3 peacocks 5 whistles
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On The Subject of Marble Tumble

(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 ...
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On The Subject of Word Searches

(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 ...
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On The Subject of Bitmaps

(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 ...
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On The Subject of Colored Switches

(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 ...
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On The Subject of X-Rays

(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 ...
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On The Subject of Discolored Squares

(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 ...
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On The Subject of Black Holes

(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 ...
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On The Subject of S.E.T

(This is the first in 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 ...
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Starry Knight, or Crazy Heights

Apple Bounce Chip Desk Egg Fizzle Gird Heat Image Jewel Kangaroo Liquor Mustache Nickel Opportunity Person Quiz Reel Saturate Tornado Umbrella Vehicle Wallaby Xylophone Yak Zebra Alabaster Birth ...
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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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This new puzzle type needs a name

I believe I have invented a new type of puzzle... What is its name? Colour-blind-friendly version available here. Begin by solving the 16x16 sudoku; each of the digits 1-16 must appear exactly ...
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Another new puzzle type needs a name

For an example of how this type of puzzle works, see here... I believe I have invented another new type of puzzle... What is its name? Colour-blind-friendly version available here. Begin by ...
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The Wind Blows as the Wheel Wills

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend and names fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In ...
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Beginner's Cryptic Crossword

I've always been terrible at Cryptic Crosswords so I spent some time creating some clues of my own and have managed to fit them together to make a small Crossword of my own. Once solved, any issues ...
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If they mess with my daughter, my doctor will axiom

My maxim is: "I'd call devil medic amid clinic six if odd minx in illicit Miami maid film hid ill will via my idyllic child, Lily." Where am I living right now? Hint:
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Wrap your head around this treasure hunt

You are participating in a treasure hunt, with the following instructions: X N F I I S + N I G B W P Tired sunrays ...
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What game am I?

Can you work out what game I am? (My original puzzle): Head hung low in… (5) - Best card of the deck (3) Written much by peer and shakes, often read for the love it makes (6) - Certainly not pretty ...
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Something Simple

A simple task: It’s White to move selfmate themselves in three moves. White pawns are moving up.
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A Humourous & Simple Selfmate In One

Here's simple and humourous chess puzzle that I created after a few non-consecutive hours. I had to prove the concept feasible while making it as economic as possible. White To Move, And Selfmate In ...

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