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Questions tagged [mystery]

A puzzle that involves figuring out what happened with regard to a certain incident through analyzing clues and deducing conclusions.

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Gift guessing game [on hold]

At work, we are playing guess the gift. We get one guess and one clue per day. The first clue is "No guides needed". The second clue is 'It's not a frisbee". The third clue is "Dozens of options". The ...
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Four boys are playing football and one of them breaks a window

Four boys at school are playing football and one breaks a window. No one owns up to doing it but someone gives the teacher an anonymous note saying: hE iS thE CuLpriT? The four boys were: ...
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What was in the dead person's bag? [duplicate]

There are two people—they went to the city, and one of them died. The dead person's bag is closed and the living person's bag is open. What was in the dead person's bag?
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There is a secret message in the picture #2

There is a secret message in the picture, can you find it? This solution is also a clue (how to solve) to the previous one - There is a secret message in the picture. This picture was neither used ...
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There is a secret message in the picture

There is a secret message in the picture, can you find it? This picture is from the 50 trillion dollars challenge from the free ebook "Muko and the Secret". This one is already solved so I hope I do ...
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Horror Episode #6: Lord of the Fries

An amusement park chef named Maxwell was heading into the kitchen to clean up and shut down after another successful dinner service. He has a bit of grievance over his head as so do the other chefs, ...
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Murder in a bar [closed]

Two men enter a bar. They are served identical drinks with poison. One lives; the other dies. How is that possible?
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Mysterious Murder

A man and his wife are on vacation. They take a ship to and from an island resort. After the vacation, the man is reported by their travel agent and arrested for the murder of his wife. How did the ...
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Holmes Improvement Case 2: Cursed Cove

After the success of the first case you've had as a detective, Interpol has given you another strange mystery. The Loch Ness of Scotland is becoming a site of interest for many recent disappearances. ...
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Holmes Improvement Case 1: Abandoned To The First Degree

There had been a murder at the ruins of an old house recently on July 6, 2018. This house was abandoned and it is said that there have been multiple murders involving the strange house ever since it ...
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Who killed the husband? [duplicate]

There is a round house with only one room. There is a maid who does everything, a butler who usually gets the mail, an annoying husband, and a lazy wife in the house. The husband is murdered ...
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Determining the meaning of a challenge coin

I saw this rather cool looking challenge coin the other day, and I was wondering what the associated binary on the back of it means, as it isn't standard ASCII. I'd appreciate it if you all have any ...
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Crack this safe

Yet another investigation calls you to the home of John Speldnick, a criminal with ties to a terrorist organization that had plans of bombing the subway station in the metropolitan area. Luckily, ...
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What is the passcode?

Another unsolved case for you to investigate. This one concerns a robbery of very sensitive government information, along with the murder of several former government secret agents. The CIA has ...
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Who is the hitman? [closed]

You are an agent in the FBI and you have been assigned to another investigation. A murder has been committed in an undisclosed location and it is your job to identify the suspect. Your team has ...
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Mysterious Benedict Society and The Prisoner's Dilemma [duplicate]

“The answer to this riddle has a hole in the middle, And some have been known to fall in it. In tennis it's nothing, but it can be received, And sometimes a person may win it. Though not seen or heard ...
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Finding the murderer

There are six suspects "Siva", "Durga", "Ekagra", "Naman", "Aniket" and "Manish". Amartya has written the murderer name in secretly in his diary in a mysterious way as "DVVPQ". Police were unable to ...
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Who is the Culprit

One day you were at the hospital that you work at. You have 7 people you are over for their residency, since you are the head pediatric doctor. There was Ava, Ben, Chris, Delilah, Evan, Francine, and ...
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Can You Figure It Out? (Chapter One)

Once upon a time, there was a boy of only 13. His name was Constantine A. Sittine and he lived in the quiet suburbs in a small town in Nashville, Tennessee. It was a cold and stormy, winter night when ...
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Who killed Tom?

The date is 20/2/2018. You are a detective and have been contacted by the police officer to help to crack a case. "Our CEO, Tom has been murdered in his room just now. The only suspects are Norman, ...
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Awesome Murder Mystery [closed]

Source: gpuzzles.com Note: The owner of gpuzzles.com did not allow me to copy the puzzle, However site is fine pasting picture.
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Where should I meet Penelope?

I woke up to see that my car and \$4100 cash had been stolen from me. I found this note and map on my doorstep: I need to get away from Richard. As you know he is possessive and controlling. I am ...
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How Did The Tellers Mom And Police Know [duplicate]

Can anyone solve this riddle? A bank is getting robbed and one of the robbers tells one of the tellers to give him all of the money. The teller tells him she doesn't have access to it. ...
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The murder of the captain

One day, in the interstellar space near the system "Calibri"... The battleship B15, controlled from the control ship and flagship "Wielder", has just destroyed an opposing control ship with a long-...
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Who killed the child? [duplicate]

Here's a puzzle. You will probably find this out easily :) A family lives in a round cabin. The kid's mom and dad go outside. When they come back, their son is dead. The butcher said he was cutting ...
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Who killed the indiscriminate warden?

You are in jail, along with all other Puzzling Exchange users, for crimes against each other with your obtuse riddling and mathematical references. One day, there is a large brouhaha at the prison, ...
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Can you find the killer [closed]

Source BRiddles.com Find the killer: The killer is someone inside the store. I have no idea of the answer though.
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Mystery of the misprinted dice

Dan Hedfelt is a small gaming equipment manufacturer. Recently, he upgraded the machine that makes six sided dice, but the new machine started acting up, and he faced a production quality issue: the ...
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Is this Murder or Suicide Picture Puzzle [closed]

Deduce what happened, supporting with observations and deductions, also a possible story of what might have happened. I got This Puzzle From another source on internet. Give the answers with reasons....
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A murder mystery I’ll host at a bar

I’m hosting game night at my regular bar, and I’m gong to stage a murder mystery. Each of the suspect will make 4 statements, one of which is known to be a lie. I tried to construct it as soundly as ...
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How to create my own murder mystery game?

I’m hosting a game night next week at a local bar, and. I wanted to have a segment with a murder mystery. The owner of the bar has agreed to be the deceased victim, and four people who regularly ...
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Are you born detective? [closed]

I take facebook quiz, and here are some of the questions. My answer is My answer is These three I have no Idea. Did my reasoning right? or are there better reasoning?
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“suicide” from a window

A woman died from falling out of a window of a 100-story building and landing on her back, breaking her neck. While they knew it was from a window, they weren't sure which. They also were unsure if ...
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Murder or Suicide?

Deduce what happened, supporting with observations and deductions, also a possible story of what might have happened. Disclaimer: I didn't create this one. I don't know the original source too.
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Who’s the serial down-voter?

Amanda, Frank, and Michael are 3 users on Stack Exchange. One of them was serial down-voting. Can you figure out who the culprit is? Evidence: Amanda has been suspended for sock-puppetry numerous ...
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The king and his magical diamond [closed]

A king seated on his throne is contemplating about the future of his kingdom as he is growing very old. His kingdom will be safe while the magical diamond is in the kingdom. This decently size ...
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Smart Students in a Murder Madhouse

Alright detectives, we got a good ol' who dunnit here. Notes given to you by the department before you begin your examination of the place: May. Unclear Reasoning. During Evening. Raining. ...
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Hot Spring Homicides - the unlucky 5

(Warning: Heavy reading incoming, you may want to take notes. You have been warned) It's the year 2157, and you're one of the few people who didn't leave earth twenty seven years ago. Why? A deadly ...
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Why does everyone keep incessantly saying this? [closed]

Why does everyone keep incessantly saying this in all the chatrooms, ALL THE TIME?!?! If you see cay If you see cay then what, noone posts anything after it, are ...
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The Mystery of Lake Laberge

The following document was enclosed in a tattered box, on the shores of Lake Laberge. To: Mission control Subject: Zo'Ardi investigation Much progress has been made in the investigation. The divers ...
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The Group Meeting and An Argument

I was just coming back from my classes in the evening when I heard voices coming from an old house. So, being naturally curious, I figured there were groups of people and eavesdropped and here's what ...
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Cipher: Find the murderer

Bob was killed by someone. This is what you found at the crime scene: the person who ended bob's life is Iapes Ehzn also, the person is Ictlb Puod Jolin Hera Rivka Mond Hyman Yarn   ...
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A strange sight in London

While travelling in London, I noticed something strange. I saw some numbers which appeared to be counting up but which then switched to counting down. Later on, I saw the same thing, but the numbers ...
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A murder in the Puzznk rock band

There has been a murder! Crazy Dan, one of the members of the Puzznk rock band, was found dead on the ground after a wild party with the other band members last Saturday. He didn't die of an overdose ...
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Assassination in an office (again)

Inspired by a puzzle posted not that long ago. A man was killed in an office. We have five suspects: Isaac - takes care of trash in the company Caleb - he once stole two dollars from a ...
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Can you find the killer?

Mystery Cipher: Rakesh murdered in his office. CID arrested four suspects. Mehul Patel - Business partner Reena - His wife Ekta - His Secretary Chirag - His Servant All these ...
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The Robber in the Agency [closed]

Special agent John Washington looked at the four men standing across him. “We are going to get Devious Dan this time,” The FBI man growled. “Dead or alive.” The men nodded and jumped on to their ...
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The Football Murder Mystery [duplicate]

"THE COACH IS DEAD". That's the news buzzing around the country. There always was a sort of hatred towards the coach after he failed to guide the Team into the Olympics in football even after ...
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Suicide in the Kitchen (or murder…) [closed]

One day a detective investigates a case where a dead man was found in the kitchen of his house. Police reason that this was an act of suicide, judging that he had pills in his mouth. The detective ...
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This is it. This is the one. Find your wife

If you have found her, maybe you could try saving her? You come home one day and find your wife is out. You open your computer and discover an email from her. To xxxxx, / Curiosity killed the ...