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The ethical one

Here is a sequence of eight entries in total. I, T ,E and H are given as you can see but what should replace the question marks... ??ITEH?? Once you've figured out how to approach this puzzle, tell ...
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What are the next three letters in the pattern "OTTFFSS"? [duplicate]

This is a very easy puzzle when the reasoning clicks: What are the next three letters in the pattern "OTTFFSS"? So what are they? HINT:
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Find the pattern in this encrypted sequence

Fill in the question mark in the sequence: tfgz, aqt, its, pxoii, xhfa, nlif, nxi, ezfzh, cqiob, ctcm, swyvyus, frifri, zpfhdz, bfkztlkk, mhztmbx, rzboekb, ? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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Find the missing letter (Alphabet puzzle)

What letter replaces '?' in the stack? How do you arrive at it? Source: CSIR NET December 2018 QP
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Can you help James Bond find the next letter?

James Bond needs to hack into Le Chiffre's computer to prevent him from fulfilling his evil plan. All he needs to do is find the next letter in this sequence: H O T T S F F F S Question: Can you ...
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What is the next term in QOP, UYR, TRT, GHV?

What is the next term in the sequence: QOP, UYR, TRT, GHV? The choices are: A. TMY B. UYT C. UUT D. MNO The question is from an MDCAT sample test. I don't know the answer or how to get to it.
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What letter comes next in the sequence A, P, I, W, A, T [closed]

What letter comes next in the sequence: A, P, I, W, A, T, ?
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What are the missing letters in this sequence?

That's a sequence I found on Quora. The goal is to find what goes replaces the "x"s. The answer should be letters, not numbers. AI, CL, DP, xx, xx Hint: you could convert the letters into ...
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Letter sequence - B, D, H, P,? [closed]

Complete the sequence B - D - H - P _: a. F b. M c. V d. Z e. None of the above is correct. Source I tried to build a sequence based on the distance between the letters, but I didn't get anything ...
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They say, six-four

Without giving away anymore info other than this image below and that the sequence consists of 7 entries only, can you figure out what the correct answer is? The answer is in the form _______ _______ (...
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Ancient character sequence

What is the next character in this ancient sequence: a, a, a, a, n, a, a, a, a, a, a, ? What is your reasoning?
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Mensa Workout Quiz question - letter series

I took the Mensa Workout Quiz and I wasn't able to do this letter series question: Which letter comes next in this series of letters? B A C B D C E D F ? The options given were: C, D, E and F ...
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Letter Connections

What is the connection between each of these pairs and what is the missing letter? A is to G B is to P D is to Q F is to T C is to ? Good luck!
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Great-Uncle Alfred's Letter Sequence

My Great-Uncle Alfred loves sequences and likes to test me with them whenever I visit. The other day, with a flourish, "Voilà!", he presented me a piece of paper with the following sequence, ...
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Fill in the letter cycles

ITM . NDR . EAU . ULT . TEN . TDP . YMH . RYI . SHM . PED . ODP . HIT . AKL . NPT . UKT . UTS . ESA . PRT . DOR . YMT Fill each of the empty circles above with a unique letter. Each of the three ...
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A mysterious paper: a collection of words around a star?

I found this paper which I think has a clue I need, but part's been torn off, and I don't recognize these words. Some of them don't even seem like words, just sets of characters. I'm sure there's a ...
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What is the next item in this numerical sequence?

I found this on a test, and it's under "Numerical sequences". I can't figure it out. I tried using the numbers of the alphabet: 1, 2, 9, 12, 1, 2. A, B, I, L, A, B,? It doesn't go by the ...
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Letters Missing Grid Puzzle

Below is a missing-letter puzzle made by me. You need to find 4 missing letters inside the grid. Can you find them? Hint #1:
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Missing elements of this 32-length list

The following list has 32 elements. Element 8 and elements 22 to 32 are missing. Can you find why element 8 has been chosen to be missing? And can you find what are the missing elements? RTKW EHKB ...
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That letter sequence started so nicely

Find out how the following letter-sequence is constructed: ...
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A puzzle made special for today

Can you find the message hidden within this grid of puzzles?
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Where did she stay?

In 1968, she went to Vientiane. She stayed 1 year Then she went to Ulaanbataar. She stayed 8 years In 1977, she went to ...
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Today's Letter Sequence

Can you figure out what the next letter in this sequence is? C, N, O, I, Z, E It's a very simple one and will no doubt be cracked in a few minutes, but I thought it was fitting for today.
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12 more blackboard puzzles (letter puzzles)

I have previously posted number puzzles. This time it's letter puzzles. Some clues have a Harry Potter theme. Hint: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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Another Secondary Alphabetical Order

Here is another Secondary Alphabetical Order: If you can figure out the rest of the order, the arrows will hint you how the letters should be written.
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Secondary Alphabetical Order

Here are the final 16 Official Letters of the Secondary Alphabetical Order: .. .. K, L, A, I, U, G, R, H, N, F, B, X, O, Q, J, Z If you can figure out the rest of the order, the first ...
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A letter sequence with curious repetitions

There was a time when I created some letter series puzzles. This one is an old one. Replace the question marks. P, Ca, ?, ?, O, Ca, P, Ca, ?, ?, ?, Ca Hints(1-3): I will reveal three question marks....
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What is the missing sequence in this pattern?

I have here a simple binary-like pattern, consisting of crosses (X) and circles (O). ...
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Find the element that does not fit the pattern

These 12 elements form a set with a certain pattern, but there is one element that does not fit. Which one is that? HINT HINT 2
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IQ test: a Letter sequence

I'm looking for solution & plausible explanantion which letter comes next in following riddle: Source (german): https://www.matheboard.de/thread.php?threadid=1459 Update: The correct answer is B....
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Saturdays' Sequences

0.469281 0.267974 0.333333 0.333333 0.666667 0.499346 0.333333 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 3 2 F 0 0 0 0 U P F O X F E 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 Here are 5 intertwined sequences. I will add one sequence each saturday ...
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2019 2-letters 33-length list

Find the final 2-letters element of the following list: AQ AR AT BA BA BA BO CA CY EQ FE FO GO GY HA HO JU KA MO RO RU SA SH SK SP SU TA TA TE TR VO WE ?? Classification The 33 elements can ...
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You have (3^2 + 2^3 + 2^2) Guesses Left. Figure out the Last one

Getting bored of all the sequences (including mine)? Here is a little different one for you. What is the last one in the following: C, H, O, P, S, ? Tell me why?
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Number sequences: 6X000X9, 700XX08,00000015,?,00000015

Here is the question: 6X000X9,700XX08,00000015,?,00000015,?,00000015 This question actually comes from the puzzles made by my friend. He gave me his puzzles recently but I couldn't figure it out. ...
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What's the next letter?

Can you determine which letter comes next? In text U R R R A U ? HINT 1
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Can you complete the sequence?

Well, can you? Q, W, R, I, ? Make sure you provide your reasoning. I can ensure you there is a pattern here. This is probably a simple one, but good luck as always!
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Missing Piece of Pie - Can you find it?

A piece is missing! What should it be?
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Where did the mathematician go?

Two mathematicians were discussing their recent holdays. The first mathematician exclaims I was on an all inclusive trip to lanserote for two weeks. The second mathematician, slightly ashamed, ...
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Find the next letter in the below series

I got a question during an interview in a company and I still could not find out the solution. Kindly help me to solve this. H,A,H,L,U,?
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YES... Now what's next?

Here are some letter sequences, following a very similar rule. The ordering of the sequences may help you solve the sequences. Good luck! 1. Y E S _ _ L _ B J _ 2. U D T C C S _ _ _ D 4. E ...
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Which pair of letters is missing from this sequence?

LB, GO, HG, KL, ? OE a) GN b) NH c) DL d) OM
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Short Puzzle: Graphic Painting

The artist in the market is giving this painting for free (the last one on his rack). I asked him if I can take it but he replied "Why should I give it to you?" The frame could be useful but I dont ...
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Whic to erms bgn a f - l qu?

Whic to erms bgn a f - l qu? ...
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What are the special letters?

You are presented with five groups of five words. All of the letters in each word share a common trait, except for one. The rule governing which letter is different is consistent within each group. ...
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K, L, M, K, L, M, ... what is the pattern? It is not what you first think

Everyone knows the J Family. It is the family where the names of the three sons and three daughters of Mr and Mrs Jameson each start with the letter J. Three Boys: Jordan; Jasper; and Jeremy. ...
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What's the best life advice you would give to a child in Hex Speak? [closed]

This puzzle involves coming up with a sentence using any of following: characters: ABCDEF (+5 points) numbers: 0123456789 (+3 points) numbers disguised as letters: OILSTRG (0,1,1,5,7,12,6) (+3 ...
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TDV, YF? --- Find the letter

The instructions are simple. Please find the letter that should substitute the question mark. TDV YF?
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What letters should be here?

I'm having difficulty with another quiz. By the way, thanks to everyone who answered my previous question or who wants to think over it :) What letters should I put in place of the question mark? <...
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How is BABBAB formed

$[A ...] \to A [...]$ $[B ...] \to B [S [...]]$ $[S A ...] \to B ...$ $[S B ...] \to A [S ...]$ $[S] \to B$ $[ ] \to$ (E.g. $[AAB] \to AABB$) But, $[????] \to BABBAB$ Bonus puzzle:
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Sometimes I wonder how it will end

Complete the verse with a body part, Eco nut our da, We fight on ye dead, Entry _____ and the sequence with a letter, d, e, r, y, k, t, h, r, e, y, _
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