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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Find the other wheel

This 17-gonal wheel is to be spun counterclockwise. Find the other missing wheel. Believe me, I needed a computer to find the wheels!
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What date is the event described in this invite - 2022 ficktrip On febrile – annoy unlucky day At Xam From ouRYaChT [closed]

2022 ficktrip On febrile – annoy unlucky day At Xam From ouRYaChT “Parrot Certain” PBAP egg-g squirrel fodder failed matador virgin smile with madness MNXfingers Don’s last score with head low hanging ...
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A *Problem* for you

How many possible ways? The full answer is 11 letters long. Hint1 Hint2(Rebus)
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The Alchemist's Cauldron

This is Part II of a series. Part I can be found here: The Alchemist's Grimoire Again told from the perspective of my fantasy self. The story is not needed to solve the puzzle, but may contain some ...
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By which criteria should we judge the correctness of a solution to a Musical Enigma?

Not 100% sure how to tag this post; it is really about how E. Elgar constructed the puzzle we know as the Enigma Variations, announced as "Variations on an Original Theme". Since the ...
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It is countable

I'm looking for three words. Try to find them.
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Go mad with this one-dimensional jigsaw

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The Alchemist's Grimoire

Told from the perspective of my fantasy self. The story is not needed to solve the puzzle, but may have some useful tidbits. So earlier today, I finally decided to sit down with my newest party ...
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Puzzle Society Headquarters

You finally did it! You've been accepted into the elite Puzzling Society. All that is left to do is to go to headquarters and attend your first meeting. You received your invitation letter in the mail,...
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Although it's commonly known as _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ , it's also called

The answer consist of two words.
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What is this puzzle?

$$\huge\text{This puzzle is _______}$$
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SECRET PUZZLER EYES ONLY

Today is my 40th birthday and I will be celebrating by sharing a puzzle with you all. I recently stumbled upon an abstruse image, and apparently the words in main body of the image all have something ...
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Need help with an ARG puzzle

I am attempting to solve a puzzle on angusnicneven.com It contains entering things into the url to move forward https://angusnicneven.com/Terminal_230_psst I found a series of numbers on this page ...
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Help! I need somebody

A friend sent me the following puzzle and claimed that with a bit of general knowledge (or compensatory research skills) and creative thinking I could arrive to the answer. Alas, the puzzle exceeds my ...
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Seasonal and visual

I'm new here, but I guess this is terribly easy. One clue: Further indication, removing the "enigmatic" nature of puzzle:
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Said to be made in China

I'm looking for two words. In this order: Y B R |-2 -13 +2|+3 -12 -2 -1|+7 -8 +4 +0|
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Visual puzzle with unfolded cubes, hatched lines [closed]

A friend of my provided me the following puzzle, asking for help to solve it/ We don't have any additional input information except the picture. Answers should give a logical explanation.
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Estimating Time

Here is a descending sequence of seven puzzles sorted from large to small. If you work on one a day, you should finish within a week. So let’s say two weeks to be safe. The sequence is also ascending ...
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Our Common Bond

Puzzles are fun But we share a ton Between and beyond Our common bond. Concise, memorable, and usually philosophical aphorism "You know, sometimes I _____ even myself" Mongolian yurt Cured ...
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Blurred Pictures

The answer is... well, you'll notice it. Hint1
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a paid day/cOmes, goEs away quIck, So/much became/of a juco

The entirety of this puzzle is contained within the title. Your final answer should be a single word.
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Naughts and Crosses

Transcription of some of the text in the puzzle: ...
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The Pairs and the Puzzlers' Comeback Tour

"Have you heard? Your cover band, The Pairs and the Puzzlers, is having a comeback tour without you because you 'always spoil the mood!' They'll be playing these thirteen songs (given in ...
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That's what we say

Try make sense of this puzzle.
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 24): The Witneys - Your Comfy Puzzles

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 200 reputation.< Previous Door Your great-grandmother ...
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And we could all use a little change

"Sometimes, I feel like I could use some change in life." "Prudent thought. Know, however, that to change one must first destroy." "How am I supposed to do that?" "...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 23): Gee, I Really Wonder Where We'll Land

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > To fully ...
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An Unnatural Puzzle

Try find the answer to this puzzle below. I'm looking for two words.
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Matter and antimatter

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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 18): A Reunion, and Christmas Decorations

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > I lived ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 16): Poké(snow)ball battle!

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Reports are ...
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We have the same size, yet we are different

The answer to this puzzle is one that makes sense. Good Luck! For the colorblind: Left grid (in order, row by row)- (GV)(G)(Y)(B)(O) (R)(RY)(I) (O) (B) (V)(I) Right grid (in order, row by row)- (B)(O)...
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Winter Rebus? (W in box)

The answer is a phrase. (1 9 6 2 1 4 5) … (10 1 7) Please provide an explanation justifying your answer. No computer needed. Text Version of the image: Across the top of the image is a single word: “...
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Binge drinking with a purpose

I was in a rut. Something terrible had happened to me, and as a consequence I had descended into alcoholism, drinking one cocktail at the nearest bar every non-Sunday night for nine straight weeks: ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 12): Christmas Confusion

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 100 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Part 1: ...
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Pain By Numbers - a friendly enigmatic puzzle

I found this worksheet going though some old notes. Unfortunately, it seems the answer key got lost. Can anyone help?
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 11): What Child – Er, Game Is This?

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > I. The story ...
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Just for fun (it's fair)

Try make sense of the image below. The answer is ten letters in total. Hint: Hint2: Note: I added a (4) and an (8). It doesn't affect the puzzle.
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Cracking the Cryptic Logo

The well-known Cracking The Cryptic YouTube channel has a logo consisting of 12 circles joined by 16 straight lines running horizontally, vertically or diagonally. What is the significance of this ...
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Restore the table runner

The holidays are coming. Time to get out the beautiful table runner my grandmother quilted by hand... Oh, no! Moths got to it! Can you help me to restore it? For those who prefer text only: ...
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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

You are finding 3 places. Also, Kiribati's flag is for checking if you got the "places" correcct. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4: Last hint:
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A ----------y Puzzle

The puzzle below asks a question. Can you answer it?
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Incomprehensible Crossword [Puzzle]

What Notable Object is the Following Crossword Cluing? Across: 1. Clattering or banging, for example (5) 2. Has never been done before (8) 3. Fiery pit (4) 4. Exam solution (6) 5. Very cream of ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 1): La laa laaaaaa laa la Christmas

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.Next Door > ...la laaa laaa laaa la la: ...
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Between you and me

🟥🟥🟥🟥🟥 ⬛⬛ ⬜⬜⬜⬜ air pollution ⬜⬜⬜⬜ wildebeests ⬜⬜⬜⬜ bullets ⬜⬜⬜⬜ whine ⬜⬜⬜⬜ cozy Your final answer should be an appropriate image.
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The grass is greener on the other side (it's a matter of perspective)

What word is hidden in this image?
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12:41 puzzle: colorful geometry

The answer is a 4-letter word. I will not be giving any hints. This puzzle is very old. The puzzle is solved using only the image (no clues to the puzzle in title or description).
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Enigmatic maths

$\left\lceil{\left(\left(2-1\right)^{19}+5\right)^{\left(\frac{20-23-5+14}{\left(\cos\left(\cos\left(\sin\left(\sqrt{\ln\left(\ln\left(\frac{20-\sqrt{25}\cdot19}{9-24}\right)\right)}\right)\right)\...
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Seven Part Exhibit

What word is displayed by these seven clues?
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A gross of colored dots

The answer to this puzzle is a person. Transcript of the colors: ...

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