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Questions tagged [lateral-thinking]

A puzzle solved through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious and involving ideas that may not be obtainable only using logic.

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Crazy for revenge

@Brandon_J recently asked us in Can't Even Sit Down to identify a movie based on the words tart con arc host I've also been to see a fun movie from a few years ago, just a short one buck ...
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Rethinking this series on the syllabus

I assigned each person in my class the task of creating a number-sequence, however, 4 of the guys I usually consider to be leaders came back with baffling results. Can you make sense of their work ...
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My drunken formula?

I know that today is an important day, but I can't remember why... All I have in my possession is this formula I wrote last night in my drunken stupor: You go here: $$B = 25 + \biggl(\frac{O}{...
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Find the third ( τρίτος -trito) one

From the below two equivalences, can you find what corresponds to the third (trito) Greek letter ? $\alpha \equiv$ Earth $\upsilon \equiv$ Japan $\iota \ \equiv \ \color{red}{?}$
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A sentence with all numbers

Crazy thought. Can you make an (grammatically correct) english sentence using english words which are all numbers? Each word in that sentence must represent a number. I am expecting a minimum 6 ...
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Where would you place a pair of deuce, the devil, and the Lady Luck?

By examining the following cells, decide on Where (which cells), you want to place the following numbers? Give your reasoning. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: 22, 666, 777, 123, 147, 567, 44