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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Locked room poison mystery!

Aaron and his sister Bethany call the police when their live in Grandmother, Candice, failed to get up for breakfast. She was old and ill, and they feared the worst-- especially then they were unable ...
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What does this message in paper say? [on hold]

You wake up in an old horse wagon and get a piece of paper with strange symbols. What does it say? //Anyone can help me. Please!
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Locked Room Murder!! How and who?

Police receive a 911 call from Adam's neighbor, Bob. Bob heard a gunshot! The Police rush over to Adam and Bob's apartment building. The land lord, Charlie, shows the police to Adam's room. The door ...
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How was the murder committed? [on hold]

Alice's body is found inside a locked room. She had been getting ready for the day, and had only just gotten out of the shower and had written a letter when she died. The police had to break the door ...
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Dobbs Murder Mystery : A Picture worth 1000 words?

Detectives Kirk and Singh were looking at the crime scene where Ken Dobbs lay dead on the ground. They were certain that it was a murder because of the stab wounds and the blood all over the crime ...
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Will you be able to solve this murder case puzzle?

CASE June 6, 1992 A family of five was murdered after coming home from a party of their relatives. The family of Lucian and Safire Frenier were found dead in different places. Grizzly, Glinerva and ...
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The Librarian's labrynth

You've entered a library. The library is known for its large capacity, yet small size. Inside, you are in a room about the same size as the outside. There is one window on each wall (This is a four-...
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The mysterious Sahara Desert murders {Story & Mystery} [closed]

Three people were driving through the Sahara desert one bright sunny day. The wind was blowing lightly, but the day was clear, and all seemed right with the world, despite their particular predicament....
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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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The Death of Violet Hunter

March 2019, USA: Star detective Shackle Losmer was sitting in his room when his assistant, Wat Johnson, burst in. "Detective Losmer!" "Hello, Wat," said Shackle, reading yesterday's newspaper while ...
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It's just a little weight

It's been a while since I've posed a riddle; so I'm back with a simple one! I hope you all enjoy, and as always, good luck! Sally went to the farmer's market, with her daily $100\,\text{lbs}$ of ...
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Morse Code I can't solve

Help me decode this morse code into plain text. I can't solve it because it has no spaces. Text version: ..-.-..--.-.-...-...-..---.--.....-....-. Ending Part Might be: -- -.-- ... . .-.. ..-. "...
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Who killed Mr. Green, and Why?

One sun-shining day in London, Twelve people attended a party. They didn't know who was coming, But they hoped the time would be hearty. Four husbands and wives were attending, Each one of two boys ...
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A locked room puzzle

“They’re in the drawing room, Sir,” said the constable who was waiting outside the doors. The house — perhaps mansion was a better word — was a square, four storey building in two acres of grounds. ...
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Why did I create this table? Counting letter frequencies maybe

This is a real puzzle, in the sense that I'm puzzled by what I've found. I stumbled upon a google sheet in my google drive. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...
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Mystery Puzzle Riddle

I don't know how to solve this. When the clock stops at three, it stirs the anger in me. See me at: E-FL W-SL S-FP N-Boundary P.S: You See, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear.
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There is a secret message in the picture #3

This picture is from the 50 trillion dollars challenge from the free ebook "Muko and the Secret". This one is already solved by a reader.
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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.