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Help me find the 6-letter password!

Help me find the password! All stories in this puzzle are fictions. Once I was checking my old notes, and found a small chest with a 6-letter lock and 4 strange papers. Paper #1 inventor a b d h t m ...
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Trapped in an escape room with 2 liars

You are in a room, with 6 people. 2 of them are liars. The room has a code pad. The people say: People What they say Keith The first and last digit are the same number and are not used anywhere else ...
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Totally not spam; don't delete me

Thanks for registering for our super-not-spam mailing list! We'll let you unsubscribe if you can find a super-special password! Here are the criteria for the password: Matches the following regex ...
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3 weird images from a friend

I got sent this from a year ago, and I am still thinking what was the secret number that they hid a secret from, so here are the pictures. The first one was a car, and a random equation. The next one ...
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Figure out the code

So remember all those puzzles about 100 or 1000 or however many logicians abducted by aliens and they are going to be killed if they can't figure out their hat color or the number on their back? Well ...
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“Friend”-ly Puzzle

All stories in this puzzle are fictions; the puzzle was made by myself. My friend left me a puzzle. He gave me 5 papers, each had some information on it. #1 WORD SEARCH A B C D E F 1 SOR SUF HYP ...
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The Security to the Party [X]

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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Password with capital letters

John created a password for a social network, thinking he could forget it, he left the information below in his agenda: None of the syllables is in the word JUCOMAGO: Two syllables are in the word ...
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What's the Combination?

Hacker Harry really wants to get into the server room at a local dot com company, so he dressed up as a phone repairman and planted some bugs in the break room to listen in on the workers. Sure enough,...
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You will have the answer

A small puzzle to pass the time, because there's nothing else to do. Find the password from the riddle, with your reasoning. (A note to non-native speakers and really everyone, yes this puzzle ...
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A worthless little puzzle

A quick puzzle to pass the time. Find the three word passphrase from the clues. You will know the answer when you see it. Clues: ale/ail/gale conal/vane Nero/sib oiler/piper rant/wallow
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Auferonyms - Words Inside Words

I have hidden something from my nemesis Aufero inside other words. The rules are that I can only add one or more letters to a word inside that word (not at the beginning or end), I can only add a ...
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Break into Goldbach's safe

You need to unlock a safe by typing in the correct password. All you have is the following note: ...
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Unlock the safe!

There is a (very insecure) safe, which has three digits in the lock. Each digit can only be $0,1,2$. The user choose a password made up with three $0,1,2$ digits, and the safe can be unlocked if at ...
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Why is that my pin?

Why is 4382516 the pin of my Samsung phone? Note: This is the first time I post on this stackexchange, I hope I did it right. I think this is a puzzle that you will find fun. It has a unique solution ...
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A Simple Password Puzzle. Or Maybe Not

Prologue: It's me, KryptonOmega, back with a password puzzle. Enjoy! Puzzle: Edits: Add "unique" in condition 2 for clarification. Length of answer is five. (Why would you expect more ...
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An algebraist's code lock

Distinguished algebra professor Max P. Lusz was known to be working on the problem to determine the last digit of $\pi$. Ten years after his passing , experts are now allowed to open his safe. The ...
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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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Lost my Password! Please help!

I was working on this new puzzle for quite some time now. Unfortunately, I locked the file and now I don't remember the password... :( Here's a snapshot. I think I ...
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HELP! What's the password for my safe?

I've just been told some exciting news - I'm going on holiday! It's all booked and paid for, but I've not been abroad in so long, I've forgotten the password to get into my safe, which is where my ...
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Discover the six-character password!

You are given several pieces of paper which are as follows: (Unfortunately, a textual rendering is very difficult with this puzzle, so if someone can offer a suggestion on how to do it, that would be ...
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Password Strength

An entry to Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 - based on this xkcd. I am the password manager, helping others remember passwords. I am the password manager, receiving many calls ...
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Enter the Password

You sit in front of a computer terminal. To save a puppy from beeing eaten by a unicorn (I'll make up a better background next time) you need to enter the correct password of 4 letters. You are given ...
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Crack the Terrorist's Password!

You work for a secret organization, and recently the personal data of a terrorist leader has fallen into your hands. This would be great news, except for the fact that all the files are locked with a ...
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A riddle by any other name

On his retirement, Bill Gates left behind a four number combination safe with a dial similar to this. In that safe is a secret that had eluded him many years ago...along with a small fortune of course....
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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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Periodic Shifting Lock

I'm a delivery agent for UPS. On the package, I've been given instructions to drop off the package at a mail reception building accessible only through a "Periodic Shifting Lock," which I assume means ...
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Help Me unlock her phone

She knows all my passwords and when I asked her what is your mobile password (pattern), she gave me a chit which was exactly: it was neVer your password Can someone help me unlock her phone? It ...
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Piece de Resistance - Ten Quotas. Nine Passed. Your Turn

Ten Quotas. Nine Passed. Your Turn This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten... Hmm... this is......
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The Secret Club

Since I was a kid, nobody wanted me in their super-exclusive clubs... the "House in the Tree Club"... the "Girls Only Club"... the "Whatever you are NOT Club"... but now that I am a skilled (and a bit ...
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What's the correct password?

A detective was working undercover to try to bust a suspected gang of criminals. He got invited to a fancy club that needs a password to get in, but the gang leader said that everyone will be given ...
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A cryptic list of words

You find yourself trapped in a dark room. You say, "hello" and bright lights turn on, flooding the area. You see a piece of paper on the ground: ...
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How did my little sister survive?

In a far other universe, my little sister was trapped in a cave. Surprisingly for humans, in this universe, all caves are electronic. This electronic cave had nothing but 5 buttons, two little screens,...
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Escape the dungeon, by deciphering the codes and navigating the rooms to find a way out

You have been thrown into a dungeon with many rooms; you don't know who did this or why. You start in room 37. You might be thinking "Why 37?", so I will explain this: "Why not?" You need to find ...
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Military Weapon System

To access the Military Weapon System we need to enter a multi-language password with a keypad. There is a clue for the above selection and we can front attack it but maybe there is a trial limit. ...
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A Retrospective Captor [Part 2]

Trevor woke up suddenly. He found himself in some sort of office, though it looked like it had been abandoned for sometime. It was relatively clean, however. Apart from the desks and computers, there ...
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A Retrospective Captor

Matthew woke up suddenly. He was in a dimly lit room -looked like an old office space. He stood up in a panic and looked around. He saw a few desks, ancient computers, yet no dust anywhere. He made a ...
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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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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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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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♦ Series - Getting a free donut

Introduction There is a way to get a free donut at a coffee shop near the Stack Exchange offices. However, you are required to solve a phrase and convert it into a single number. Codes You watch ...
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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. Only ...
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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 combat ...