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The Security to the Party [closed]

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 the host knows ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 2]

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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What's the password?

War has broken out in the kingdom. The king's castle is guarded pretty heavily, by guards with instructions to kill anyone who can't produce the correct password. Unbeknownst to the guards, the ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 3] [closed]

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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The Security to the Party [12] (now with party soundtrack!)

This party is so popular! So just like before, you want the spaghetti recipe yada yada yada... basically, you want to get in to the party. The first guest arrives, the security guard says "6". The ...
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Room 1 of the Maze

You wake up in a dark room that you don't recognize. The walls are made of some material you've never seen before. There is a door with a keypad next to it, and a small platform suspended in air in ...
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Room 3 of the Maze

Exhausted from the effort of solving Room 2, you try to get a good night's sleep, but your sleep is interrupted by vivid dreams of fblthps, numbers, and vectors. The Maze is getting to you a bit, it ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 4]

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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What's the Password, again?

War has broken out in the kingdom. The king's castle is guarded pretty heavily, by guards with instructions to kill anyone who can't produce the correct password. Unbeknownst to the guards, the ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 5]

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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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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The Security to the Party [Part 30] [#1]

Thus is a multi-part party installment. A famous host is storing his party recipes on a data server, and rumor has it that the passwords are in his house. He has another party today without his ...
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Computer Crisis Takeover! [Part 1] [closed]

This is part 1 of a series of multiple parts about a takeover of all the computers on earth. You are an elite hacker working very high up in the government; you handle many important tasks. Recently ...
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Room 2 of the Maze

Still excited about your quick triumph over Room 1, you head straight for the suspended note and read it: Congratulations on making it through the warm-up to Room 2. From here on out, getting the ...
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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 is ...
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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 supposed ...
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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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Room 5 of the Maze

This is Room 5 of the Maze series. For those wishing to start at the beginning, click here. To go back to the previous room, click here. As you arrive at the answer to Room 4, you realize it's the ...
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The Security to the Party [XI]

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 ...
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Room 4 of the Maze

This is Room 4 of the Maze series. For those wishing to start from the beginning, click here You wake up in Room 4 after a troubled night of 'sleep'. Your head was clouded all night with thoughts of ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 8] [closed]

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 the host knows ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 6]

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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The Security to the Party [Part 31]

A party is being held at a local mansion, starting at 7pm. 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 ...
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My Puzzling Girlfriend

So it's my birthday yesterday and my girlfriend comes over. We're kidding around and I asked her if she'd gotten me something good. She said: "Oh, yeah! Big time!" Well, of course I wanted ...
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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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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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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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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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Find the two master lock combinations

Jeremy is a store owner. He uses combination locks like the one below at all of his store locations to secure cabinets of semi-important documents. Each combination is made up of 3 numbers, each ...
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End of the Maze

This the final installment of the Maze series. Here is Room 1 and here is the previous room. After you enter the answer from Room 5, you wait for the door to de materialize as usual, but nothing ...
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Should the angels play their game?

Two angels in heaven want to play a game. One of them comes up with an arbitrary, computable function from the integers to the integers. The other angel has to guess what it is. The second angel can ...
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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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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 Security to the Party [Part 20] [closed]

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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The Security to the Party [Part 9]

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 the host knows ...
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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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Doorknob's Revenge

Disclaimer: I'll be using the gender-neutral pronoun "xe" for the singular third person. After escaping from d'alar'cop's cellar, Doorknob♦ was understandably upset. After almost two months ...
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Shortest Number Containing the Numbers 1-100?

Exactly what the title says: What is the shortest (fewest digits) number you can find such that somewhere in it, you can find each number 1- 100? My thinking for this puzzle is you have an electric ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 18]

Blah, bah, blah, party, blah, blah, blah, spaghetti. First guest arrives, guard says "3", guest says "0", and is admitted. Second guest arrives, guard says "4", guest says "1", and is admitted. ...
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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 ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 24]

A never ending 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 ...
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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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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 Security to the Party 16

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! Tonight he is trying a new variation on his signature ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 7]

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 ...
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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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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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Computer Crisis Takeover! [Part 2!]

My last part 2 was sort of not a puzzle (oops) I've made sure this fits the criteria! This is part 2 of a series of multiple parts about a takeover of all the computers on earth. The links to ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 34] [duplicate]

This is an easy one - a more interesting one is in the works! 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....