Questions tagged [password]

A password problem focuses on finding the proper response to a challenge, typically a guard wanting a password.

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The Sink Password

You are desperate to get past the guard and get into the party at The Sink (You're you, so you know why). To get in, you need to give the right password to the guard. You watch from the side at all of ...
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Absent Employee's Password

You are the boss at an engineering firm. Recently a rather eccentric employee named Mr. Robemer made an abrupt exit when you accused him of devoting his worktime to his hobbies. Robemer stormed out ...
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Baby don't hurt me no more

You've been taken captive by a spy organization who seems convinced you're an agent for the other side. You've already spent a miserable day of questioning and torture and have no wish to spend ...
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What's written on the book?

I have a riddle for you guys: Of the four I am the oldest, of the five I am the lowest. On my back I have a temple and at it's feet what you need to find a woman. Look at her sister pointing at her....
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Three numbers, three words

Given only these 3 numbers below, find the 3 words related to: An animal A car brand A drink Numbers: 456448711 875654332 7456987877 Hint:
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Temple Password

You and your friends Brutus and April are exploring an ancient temple when you encounter a locked door with a stone keypad next to it numbering 0, 1, 2 and 3. Out of curiosity you decide to type in ...
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My school has a “crack the code” riddle [closed]

Title says most of it. I've been at this for hours with almost no progress. There are two codes (37068 and 57063) that didn't work although they seem to fit the conditions given. Can someone please ...
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Bro's password… must've forgotten

My overseas friend has forgotten the password to his SackExpunge account, and the only information he wrote down about it was this: Username: LiveSound Password: ...
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Who is at the mall?

My younger sister wanted to play a game with me. She: You have to say a random word, and I'll tell you a number related to it. In the end, I'll ask you a question, whose answer will open a secret ...
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Complete the Hangman Game - BBC R1

Currently on BBC Radio 1, one of the presenters is stuck in an escape room, and needs the listeners' help to break out. One of the puzzles is the following: Can the PSE community help? You can ...
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Puzzle Dungeon: Floor 3

Puzzle Dungeon Floor 3 is here! Previous Floors: 1 2 One rule that I forgot to clarify earlier (but worth clarifying now) A normal passage or door will not take you to a room on a later floor. ...
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Puzzle Dungeon: Floor 2

After bravely circumventing floor one of Puzzlandia's dungeon and descending the staircase, you find yourself in room $2^4$, or $16$ (as the staircase said.) Items you have: rusty sword (+1 ...
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Puzzle Dungeon: The Intro

Inspired by this puzzle that I found by looking randomly at the top-voted puzzles up to page 7. Don't question it. In the magical land of Puzzlandia (I am very creative at making up names), there ...
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What's the passcode?

One morning, as you wake up, you feel something on your face: It's a letter. As you take it off your face to read it, You fall off your bed. Uurrrgh, you say and stand up. The letter says: ...
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Self Destruct Activated

NOTE: Very much of this question is part of the challenge, and exact wording sometimes matters. Please do not edit "For clarity" without ensuring that your edit does not disturb the puzzle. When you ...
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Security to the party[Part 39]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who correctly ...
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Can you escape?

You have to find a passcode to escape from a kidnapper. Enter the right code or the room will be flooded with water. The kidnapper will give you hints, as he thinks, you are not smart enough. Hints: ...
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Password in Rubik's cube

Alice needs a strong password, but she has terrible memory - so she have decided to hide it in a Rubik's cube she happens to carry around all the time Alice starts with a solved 5x5x5 Rubiks Cube She ...
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Given these numbers, find the secret word

My son is 12 years old and his task was to find an English word from these numbers: 13; -8; 2; 2; -6; 12; 2; 6; -1; -12 where ...
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A free pack of pantyliner if you could guess the number

At the opening of a new pantyliner shop, the manager would give its customers a free pack of pantyliner if they could guess the number of a word given. Angie came and asked a word, the manager said ...
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Hack into the file!

You are a government worker. You have successfully intercepted a file from terrorists. But you need to put in a password. This is the only clue: 1 4 1 1 4 4 4 4 2 5 5 3 3 4 4 1 4 2 4 4 4 2 4 4 Hint: ...
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Hack into the system

Important: Some of you guys may be concernced about the "unsecure" page, which I can fully understand. However, be sure, that you don't provide any personal data. You are simply trying to hack the ...
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The most probable key

You broke into John Doe's house and found the safe. It has a combination lock with 4 dials ranging from 0 to 9 each. ...
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Generate a valid string

I have been observing her for just over a week now. She had seen me but didn't know she was being watched. As people pass she hands them a piece of paper. Some even stop and put money in a cigar box ...
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What would '34' answer?

Here's a riddle for you: If you ask the question to the 1, it'll answer: None of them. If you ask the question to the 90 , it'll answer: 6 If you ask the question to 86, it'll answer All of ...
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Counter, Clock and Wise

Remember I told you that I am slowly turning eccentric? Well, turns out, it's worse than I had imagined. See, writing some random words on a piece of paper is one thing, and taking apart the hands of ...
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One cold night for (…)

There is a great magnificent wall to your east Look at wall There is a small gate in the wall. Open gate The gate is locked. <...
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Simple glyph and cypher

A spy acquired a microfilm containing the list of clues that he can decode to complete the hinted message in the password for opening the electronic vault of old records. What is the password? ...
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The Third Room of Numbers Dungeon

After being enslaved by the evil Lord Numbers, you have been forced to navigate his treacherous puzzle rooms. After easily defeating the first and second puzzle rooms, you stumble into the third room, ...
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A themed poem. Can you guess the numbers?

Six numbers, which can be repeated, are selected from the set $\{0,..,9\}$, and form a sequence: $<{*}{*}{*}{*}{*}{*}>$. Each verse in the themed poem corresponds to a number. Can you find the ...
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Can you figure out the password?

This past week, I was trying to remember my password for my computer. However, no matter how hard I tried, there was just no way that I could figure it out. Eventually, after several attempts, I gave ...
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A bouncer named Bob

A new club has recently opened downtown. You're not usually a clubbing person, but what catches your attention about this one is that apparently, instead of having to present your ID to get in, you ...
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Entering the star club

Inspired by this question, I created this puzzle. I was walking down a street, I see a star club with a security guarding the entrance door. A man approaches him, and the guard flips a middle and a ...
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A rude security guard

I was walking down a street, when I see a door, with a security guard. A man approaches him, and the guard flips a middle on him. "Well that escalated quickly." you think. The man, unfazed, replied ...
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Discovering the past

An entry in the 19th fortnightly challenge... Soon it'll be your 20th birthday. Time is ticking... and you're spending it in the car going to check the new house you will be moving into with your ...
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Secret Reception

I think I just came upon a secret reception. I was just about to go in when a guard stopped me and asked for my number. I wasn't sure how the system worked but I was able to see the checklist of ...
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A number that is a word

Below I have a string of numbers, these numbers form to become words and letters. It's your job to find out what the phrase is. 10-0-12-15-16-24-0-21-9-6-0-2-15-20-24-6-19 Good luck with ...
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Twelve Zodiac Coins

Another old puzzle I dug up from my creations: this time I'll try and add in a bit of story, too. I'll try my best not to throw in any undue red herrings. "Hello?" "Hey, [insert name here]! It'...
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A Colourful Escape [closed]

You wake up in a room, you don't know where you are. You look around, you see a computer, a note, and door with an 9 digit combination lock. You go up to the note, it reads: I heard you were a ...
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The princess arrived safely at the castle

The princess took the correct and safest path on the crossroad, seeing lots of beautiful butterflies along the way and is now standing in front of prince Laniff's castle. However, it turns out she ...
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Reveal the password in the blank text

To get more evidence, a police is trying to hack a criminal's computer. He finds a suspicious transaction file, but it is protected by a password. Than he find a text file which he thinks contain the ...
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Merr Doue, If be Eufel

You've been invited to a secret meeting of the Puzzlers (who cannot be named in person). Well, by invited, more sort of given the opportunity to be invited. You were sent an email containing an image ...
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A secret reception

This is it. This is the night. Megina, a fellow puzzler, has been invited to a secret reception, by a secret society, in a secret place (yes, a lot of secrets). She has already discovered the place. ...
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What is the secret password of the rabbit? [closed]

Once a talking rabbit came to me and told me, "I will take you to the moon," then it took me near a spaceship. I was shocked to see it, but I had to enter a 7 digit password to open the door of ...
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The Mathematics Club

There's a new cool kids club in town called the Math Club. Of course you want to go in, but the only way in is if you know the password. Next to the door (and the bouncer) is a large sign that says: ...
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I went on a world tour and came back home

After you enter the right password, once again the door opens before you. You are not surprised to see another door blocking your path; looks like they want a three letter password this time. However, ...
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The Beginning Stops at the End

After a few minutes of thought, the password finally becomes obvious. You can sense your body shivering as you slide the letters into correct position with quivering fingers. The 'D' at the last slot ...
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What was my luggage password

So I went to the new high security airline and gave them my luggage, then they told me, I needed a password. Thankfully I always used the same number lock for my luggage. Alas, they said my password ...
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Password for mobile

So, there I was, standing in front of my mobile, my best friend Eve pulled one of her infamous puzzling prank... The mobile is patterned lock and there was a post-it on my mobile, reading : What's ...
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When you give it out in the wrong way

To know the secrets of the universe and hence attain ultimate power, you just need to enter a four-letter password. All you have is a sheet of paper with the following written on it, which is ...