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A puzzle whose solution relies on external sources such as tables, dictionaries, Wikipedia, or specifics that may not be common knowledge.

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Check my drawing skills!

I was never too good at drawing, but... if this is the case, there is a word associated with this bmp image. Find out which one. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4: Hint 5: Hint 6:
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Why did she choose O6G?

He gave her 8 choices. 7 lead to death, one lets her continue. O6A O6B I6C U6D I6E I6F O6G O6H Of course, he knew she had no idea. He turned the hour glass and gave her 5 items from his suitcase....
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Pictures to words

There are three set of images, for each set please determine a word/phrase representing it, and determine the final word by the three words/phrases. (A set can have any amount of images.) Set 1: ...
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Emoji Puzzle - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Emoji Puzzle - UNESCO World Heritage Sites Created by myself during Covid-19 lockdown. I've posted an image because emoji rendering as text are not working too well.
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They all relate to one thing

1: $60$ $60$ $60$ 2: $\frac{n(n+1)(2n+1)}{6}$ 3: $\sqrt{s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)}$ 4: $\frac{21}{7}$ 5: 25, 36, ? 6: $>90$ Find what all of these mean or what they represent (What I ...
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Zed's Garden: Nothing But Flowers

My friend Etta and I constantly pay visits to each other. Etta runs a little flower shop down the street from my house, so naturally I try to stop on by while I gad about town, and sometimes I'll even ...
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Another UNESCO World Heritage riddle

This puzzle was inspired by this ⛵😱$-$p 🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳 😂Long 👑a⚽u Ak➕ 🔴🌲$-$🍃 💍 of 👦d🧄 $-$ 😋 ❄️👀 🏰$-$ 🍑 $+$ C
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The Alchemist leaves a trail

I discovered the entrance to the secret passage in the first chapter of the Alchemist. The stone-walled corridor curved to the right and downwards towards a source of light emanating from a chamber ...
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What is my lover's name?

I have a lover, I love her so She has a special name as we all do But I wish, from me to you, not to tell A secret kept is a secret kept well But if you truly want to know I shall soon reveal her ...
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Help Kevin come out of this mysterious world!

Kevin is stuck in a mysterious world. Your task is to help him find the correct route to get back to Earth. He finds the following pieces of paper on the ground. Kevin collects these ...
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Some luck involved

Can you guess the theme? OK, feel free to reverse image search, it's been many days now. Slight Tip:
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My friend's next country

My friend gave me this puzzle. Here is the list of the places I went to, in this particular order, and their scores. United States (USA) 1890.19 Soviet Union (URS) 860.14 France (FRA) 749.02 ...
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2020!(Not exactly though)

The images in the rectangle will help you replace the question marks with the correct numbers!
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I am from the future, and I need your help to meet someone

I came from the future. Earlier today (when I was still in the future), I was supposed to meet my friend. I asked Where do we meet today? The response was I feel depressed lately, I need some ...
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The Alchemist goes missing

He hadn't been responding to emails for days. When he was deeply involved in his work, delays were not uncommon, but not this long. Something was clearly amiss. Something had happened to my long time ...
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Complete the following analogical analogy

In an analogy ":" means "is to" and "::" means "as/like". Now, since this is almost an analogy (maybe a future type), I will accept the solution if it's almost correct. Kinberg : ‴niɘɈƨnɘƨiƎ‴  :: ?
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What do all of these things have in common?

What do these five things have in common? Hint:
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The scientific one!

The picture below will lead you to the correct answer. The answer consists of two parts(_____ _____). Try see if you can make sense of it! Oh, and don't forget.... the scientific one! Hint
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Guess characters from pictures

I've been sent this by my friend on Facebook. Unfortunately I don't know the original source. Every picture represents a set of TV characters. Can you guess who they are?
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A short puzzle especially for social isolation time

Solve the following analogy. ":" means "is to" and "::" means "as". Text only:
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A descriptive cake

A 'geezer' walks into a bakery. The man is covered from top to bottom with tattoos - on his face, on his shoulders... even arrow tattoos on his fingers. He has dropped by to hand in a design for a ...
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A trip around the United Kingdom?

Last year, I visited the following towns and cities in the UK, in order, following a specific route Huddersfield Portsmouth Grantham Sutton Edinburgh Giffnock London Eastbourne Where ...
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Pretty lame reviews.. Why do people want this?

Browsing an online store, you see this product. The reviews are pretty low, but it seems many people want it. What is it ?
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Zed's E-mail: My Good Ol' Uncle Sugar

My friend Gabby and I constantly look out for each other. Just the other day, she received a strange message from what I thought was an uncle of hers. "Problem is," she started with a worried look, "I ...
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A trip around the United States

My journey so far has taken me to the following cities in order: New York (where I started from), Baltimore, Cincinnati, Sioux City, Monroe (La.), and Columbus (Ga.). What's my next stop? Hint: ...
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Usually in games!

Try to replace the question mark with the help of the clue! The clue will make you understand what those symbols represent. Now you just have to find the pattern! (The vertical bars are just there to ...
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7 clues that fit a squid

7 clues that fit an octopus, a monkey, the monkey's brother, the monkey's cousin and a Siamese centaur. small adorned place you can drink after about the kind I like to meet be1oved teacher ...
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You don't know what this means

What name is missing from the second place in the following line? Rembrandt ? Heinrich Replace the question mark. Hint 2
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No trap in this one

This visual puzzle resolves to a number. HINT Hint2 Hint3
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An awesome but unusual concert

Some times ago, I went to a concert, somewhere south of where I lived. Security had canines, but those were very unruly and attacked each other. When setting up my tent, I wanted to use a stone to ...
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The answer to this visual puzzle is a name

The answer to this visual puzzle is a name
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What is Austria?

IF New Zealand is 64 Argentina is 54 Then Austria is?? Need Two answers with explanation NO PARTIAL ANSWERS PLEASE
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The bird with the ball

An evil bird snatched the ball but the people burst in laughter. An angry devil tried to kill the bird but the bird never died. Who is this crazy bird? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4 [added ...
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How many “I”s am I talking about? : Asks Grandpa

Grandpa is sitting there with his poker face "Tell me son" He says calmly. "If 4Js equal 12Is 4Ks equal 14Is How many Is does 1Q equals? And no, it is not 6.5 or 6. And while you ...
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Never Completed Game - Difficult Riddle

The seventeenth of the primes. Its twin is twentynine. Po. Let’s drive. Bye, Alfonsín. Add seven triangular. Sweet. It named the Valley. This riddle is taken from https://www.nevercompletedgame....
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Zed's Dance: Disarray and Cabaret

All this talk about my friends and I... it's about time I announced myself for a change! I'm kinda nervous about this because — let's face it — I'm an odd-ball. Take, for example, the ...
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Up, down, left, right

Right 1. Stop behind fashionable content (6) 4. Wingspan is chosen to cover language for left clues (8) 10. Former students crossed feet and consumed metal compounds (9) 11. Six losses to start with? ...
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The Single Digit - a chess riddle

In front of you lies a safe. Within the safe, you are aware, lie the AI-discovered secrets to solving the game of chess - indeed, every one of its complexities, all of its unknowns, implausibly ...
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Insufficient facts

Some wear gold; some wear blue; Some wear red while watchest you. Some are brown; some are yellow. All aboard would save their fellow. Flights of fancy, flights of risk, Flights beyond our orb'ting ...
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A set of eight related to eight

The 36 words below comprise a set of eight related to eight, a set of seven related to seven, a set of six related to six, and so on. Which word belongs to the set of one? ...
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What is my brother?

My little brother likes puzzles a lot, and recently he started making his own. The first ones were simple, but his newest got me good. He always describes one word with simple but not too revealing ...
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Make Some Homophonous Noise [closed]

How many homophones can be used in a single sentence? Rules: Sentences must be English. (no foreign words, like see & si (si is "yes", in Spanish) Sentences can not be a setup to list homophones....
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…vs VTE(next to)

What do these letters and numbers below represent? After you've figured that out, replace the three question marks! LXE 329, CIE 266, PNS 260, KPE 141, HCQ 132, LZE 122, FVS 111, DIG 101, VTE 100, ...
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Harry Potter Ditloids

Each of the 15 lines below represent a phrase related to Harry Potter. For example: $$\text{1994 I W the W C} = \text{1994 Ireland Wins the World Cup}$$ Can you figure out the rest? $$\text{150 P ...
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Zed's Note: Famously Infamous

My friend Al and I constantly bicker. One time, he proudly boasted that he can crack any cipher ever written, so I put out a little wager: if I can stump him with any cipher I write, he would have to ...
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Can you see through me? Then guess my name!

This is yet another guess-my-character puzzle. Here you are: My name relies on two things: The technique used to find the hidden text in the image. The meaning of the text inside the image. HINT 1 ...
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You can't reach the answer

I sound like I'm near where a staircase once went, Or guarding a place that's impossible to reach. But I'm really a creature that you've never seen: My home is remote as it's possible to be. Though I ...
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One is outstanding, another doesn't belong : Says Grandpa

"Here is a group of words with a specific property-- except for one", said Grandpa. He had his Merriam Webster dictionary out. I looked at them. Raking Finest Latest Parent ...
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The Great Vowelburger™ Theft

You can find the first Vowelburger™ Riddle here Local Vowelburger™ business has been booming lately, which has been great for our CEO's retirement plans. Unfortunately, all those profits have ...
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A horror from the past

When the word horror is about to fall, This person sits in a throne above all. All life ends at one point, for bringing them back makes them another worlds joint. While the death are having a ...

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