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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Who killed the swimmer in the cave?

4 swimmers entered a round room with no windows and no doors, but there was a hole in the floor. One man left through the hole in the floor and closed it behind him, but it is not how he arrived. 2 ...
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My Childhood in 11 letters!

2 6 4 9 1 5 9 9 7 The word/group of words is __________? Everyone is familiar with this (I guess). Hint 1 Hint 2
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When I was brushing my teeth

I came up with this puzzle in the morning when I was brushing my teeth. 3, 8, 4, 6, 5, 8, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, ? What should the next number be? Give your reasoning as well. HINT: NOTE: I have edited ...
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A rusty place to fly to

A red "Indian church-rat" is dreaming of a geometrical shape. Who has the highest hand? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4:
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Find the odd ones out!

Find the odd ones out! Each section will have 1 part that is the odd one out. 1. Computer Chancellor Conference Coincide Curriculum Continue Champion Customer 2. 3 ...
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Who was the murderer?

The florist has just been murdered, and you, a freelance detective called on to the case by the police, arrive at the crime scene. Three suspects are present in the flower shop: the florist's ...
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#!/bin/puzzling_bash

WMJS LX BN HCBMSQF MHXTAJJ UO GJNOQXURDYF HRB UHH HJPKJS PUT (UM) VTGTZFSE ZTSKV
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A princess falls in love with a lowly stable boy [duplicate]

A princess falls in love with a lowly stable boy. The king cannot stand to see his daughter marry a commoner, but he also can't say no to her.He proposes a deal. He says that they will all go down ...
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Sum the two numbers

If you know that: TWO + THREE = TILAS THREE + NINE = TUZRI FOUR + TWO = GIRF EIGHT + NINE = EVOUX NINE + NINE = BARAI Can you tell: TWO + NINE = ?
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Find the relation?(if you are really smart)

SMOKE : TNPF Question is simple just find how these two words are related to each other
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Artaxerxes the great and just king

What is the correct tag for a puzzle on Puzzling Stack Exchange that is centered around the following paragraph? And I, even I, Artaxerxes, the great and just king, do make a decree to all the ...
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Solve this cipher puzzle [closed]

PJb6bN5lUW3R0ZbRrfWMf4swe6CZyqBPS4GT8+bzoLE= This is a cipher that cannot figure out. It's probably a url but it doesn't look like one. I'm thinking its a math ...
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Nine lemons,find the difference [duplicate]

You have 9 lemons, which all look exactly same. Same height, same color... There is no visible difference between any of them. All lemons weigh the same amount, except for one, which weighs a ...
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Connecting ends of a single object through portals [closed]

You put a metal rod halfway through a portal and open another portal so that the end of the rod that went through the first portal touches the other end of the rod. If you weld the two ends of the rod ...
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Replace the odd one out image

One of the following images from A,B,C,D,E is incorrectly matched. Which one is it and which image from the 3 depicted below will replace it?
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A Cryptic clue; an all encompassing question

Oh I dismay. My life is infinitesimal, the universe so huge and everything is amiss! Won't you help me find meaning? I won't make it another $(Year)_8$. The weeks would just drag on! Wont you help me ...
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Mad king riddle [duplicate]

I was asked of a similar riddle to the one you posted where a mad king asks you to kill a chicken but would have to use the same method on you : how do you survive? I’ve been thinking of this for ...
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I didn't write this with the answer

When I use my keys, they make such a sound. Many a bygone writer and poet have dated me for their work. In the olden days, I fared well The ones who play me have the same name, but they soon fell ...
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Number trouble in here [duplicate]

I have been given 24 hours to solve this. So, my friend has given me 10 examples. $$1024 = 1$$ $$1000 = 3$$ $$2880 = 5$$ $$6591 = 2$$ $$2113 = 0$$ $$1345 = 0$$ $$...
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What is the enigmatic word? [closed]

Well, it is always good to start slowly. Hence let us start slowly. You are looking for a certain word in this paragraph which occurs once only. The first letter of this word is the seventh after ...
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POLORVM-REGINA-OMNIVM-NOSTRA

Please help me to solve this interesting puzzle. Someone asked me this before, but I can't find the answer. POLORVM-REGINA-OMNIVM-NOSTRA skqjet STELLA-...
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Find the missing digit in the sequence 0110100011111?0011000011011 [closed]

What digit would you put in place of question mark in the below sequence and why? 0110100011111?0011000011011 P.S. Hint: 0=1, 1=0,...
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City of thieves [duplicate]

During school I studied some cryptography and creating a story about it, I was able to create this riddle! I hope you like it <3 In one country all the inhabitants are thieves. Items cannot ...
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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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ENCRYPTED MESSAGE

I have been given a code to break, and I did frequency analysis on it, but I cannot go any further due to the fact that I am not clear on where are the spaces between words, so in example I present ...
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What is the alphabet for the following cipher?

I got this image with some strange drawings and I cannot figure out from which cipher it comes from. The only hint I got was "coca cola".
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Find the empty part

I tried several hours to figure out and tried all possible way i could think but didn't worked well. hope this question does not seem silly.
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Find the missing box

Can't find any logic here. Can you? *This question is from the one of high IQ Society founded by Xavier Jouve Ph.D for the top 0.3% of people along the IQ spectrum.
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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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Solve it… Uncover the mystery!

One of my friend, who is really too good with cyphers and puzzles challenged me to solve this one. I think it reveals a name, or date or some information with which he can surprise his friends. That's ...
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Solve the riddle [duplicate]

Solve the riddle, That's all you great folks Hint:
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Enigmatic Boxes

  b25lIGVhc3k gb25lIHRvIH N0YXJ0Lg==   ...
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Correct way to add 22 to 4 to get 613867

Inspired by this, this, and this. I'm not great at math, I'll admit. However, I am quite sure that there is a way to add 22 to 4 to obtain the number 613867. Now, that's a pretty big number, so my ...
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What Britney Spears is famous for

And an even longer clue: tolerating a look at her belly.
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Not a mathematical equation to solve

If R + G = Y, B + R = M and G + B = C then, what is the value of R + B + G ? Well, it is NOT (Y+M+C) / 2 !
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In honor of last 2 Olympics: Taking first and second places

Took a first place in Russia. But only took a second place in Brazil. Identify the subject being discussed.
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Thin Pipe Super Delivery Committee

A city built its water supply system with hollow metal pipes that are as uniformly thin as having only two inches (roughly 5 cm) of outer diameter at any point. However the pipe-built system is able ...
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How did the judge pay his barber? [closed]

An Olympic judge rushes into the barbershop. "You need to help me!" he pleads. "I have to judge in 10 minutes, but I've been traveling so much I look just awful." The barber looks at him carefully. "...
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a text in a text

Organizations, ranging from multi-national for proft corporations to nonprofit charities, keep secrets for competitive advantage, tomeet legal requirements, or, in some ases, to conceal nefrious ...
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Can you help me get a date with this girl?

There are 3 puzzles below. To reach the second puzzle, you have to solve the first. The image has hidden messages and keys. I need you to help me get a date with this pretty girl in my uni. She ...
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Polybius square puzzle

Find the coordinates get out of that square then take one step back and see the answer 24-34-45-24-21-24-12-34-15-44-35-22-45-24-21-14-35-15-21-23-24-52-21-43
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Riddle:you see all your friends when you're with me. but when you come to me, you look at your own face the most [closed]

Riddle: you see all your friends when you're with me. but when you come to me, you look at your own face the most The answer belongs to a non-living thing and commonly seen in houses and offices.
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What is special about this number?

The number is 154967328. No other information is given, except that it's possible to answer in a minute (so no complex calculations). What is specil about the number?
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In Indiana's footsteps [closed]

Cross the chasm and pick up all gold coins along the way. Red tiles break away when you step off them.
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Don't be Greedy

this is a cs50 puzzle day 2019 question as you would know the questions have a one english word answer. will someone like to collab with me to solve all of them? there are 10 more of them.
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I need a little help at this level of the game „Flow Mania”

I've tried to cover all squares, but I can't.
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Can you solve for x?

[$s$]   [$u$]  [$r$]  [$q$]  [$22$]  [$r$] , [$q$]  [$22$]  [$p+2k$]  [$100-7k$] , [$q$]  [$k$]  [$3q$]  [$t$]  [$100-r$]&...
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Brainteaser: Octopus in the Box [duplicate]

There are two boxes in front of you. One box has an octopus inside it and the other box does not. Box A has owner A standing in front of it and Box B has owner B standing in front of it. One of the ...
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Geographic Patterns

Complete the following pattern : 1) O, W, B, B, C, N, B, ? 2) N, C, A, P, B, L, D, ? 3) B, N, J, B, I, A, D, ? 4) W, B, T, L, P, N, R, ? 5) T, N, L, P, C, O, L, ? More notes: The ...
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Can we break the coded message?

One guy communicate with his Girl friend via a secret coded message: "Sarà, If you're listening, I know I can't ask you for another chance, I only hope by you have found your safe haven, I took ...