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A puzzle that uses images and/or text, where solving the puzzle requires examination of the components' attributes. Typically wordplay combining the images/text will yield a word or phrase.

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Use your fingers!

This puzzle is my attempt to make one in the style of PSE user Prim3numbah: Find what is in the question mark! 1D3, 12, ED, ED, 5A, 244, 84, 1E2, 1E2, ? Go back a ...
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One within the other

What letters are missing? Explain your reasoning.
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What song are these lyrics from (translated into emojis) ~ 2

πŸ˜πŸ‘ˆπŸ€ πŸŽπŸŽ° πŸ‘ˆπŸŽ°πŸ—ΊοΈπŸ˜οΈπŸ˜οΈ / πŸ‘ˆπŸŽ°πŸ’―β­• πŸ•°οΈπŸ‘‰πŸ«±πŸ«²πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒ πŸ‘‰πŸ§ πŸ€ πŸ‘ˆπŸ›οΈπŸ’°πŸ‘ˆπŸ‘‡ πŸ›οΈπŸ’°πŸ‘ˆπŸ‘‡ (2x) I am happy to share this wonderful song with you. You will love driving or doing any travel with this song. The ...
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What is the HIP recording?

CAN YOU FIGURE OUT THE FAMOUS RECORDING BASED ON THESE 7 CLUES? Hints:
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What song are these lyrics from (translated into emojis)

Each emoji stands for 1 English word: there are no combo words. The candle πŸ•―οΈ is a classical European art motif. When a candle is on, you are living! If the candle goes out, you're dead. If you watch ...
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What does the following represent?

What does the following represent?
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Incomplete Fruit Salad [closed]

1 fruit is missing, are you able to find it?
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A puzzle of protection

Solve the rebus below. The answer is a word. What word is it?
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Emoticon text code

I found this text on my phone. Is there a genius out there that is able to tell me what this means? Edit: I received a similar message again: Edit II: A new message... it's all Greek to me:
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Burial Traditions

This is part 56 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The answers to these twelve rebuses are single words in alphabetical order. Your ...
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Find the B and tell me what you see

What trio is hidden below? Explain your reasoning. ...
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"H--- and k-----"

Something has been replaced by question marks. Find what's been replaced and then tell me what the two rows stand for. Hint 1:
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Sending the rookie shopping

My business is going quite well, and I finally make the decision to train up an apprentice, as the workload has been only getting worse lately. Luck clearly is on my side - I put up the ad yesterday, ...
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Finding the Ring of Truth

Tips: First, wait on others. Remember: overlap is chaff. The answer is a 7-letter word.
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Time to play some

What two-word answer is hidden below?
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It's what's inside them that counts

What is this puzzle about? The answer is a word. Hint: Edit: Added an image.
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A Shocking Revelation

Name Who to Shock (Electrically): David Ingram Anne Garcia Robert Ortiz Teresa Smith Edward Vasquez Elizabeth Nguyen
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Fill in the two blanks

Fill in the country names in the two boxes to make the equation correct.
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Turn the three lines into a part of the body

Using a single letter (alphabet) exactly twice turn the lines below into a part of your body.
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 7): The Oracle Rambles On and On

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Hadn't ...
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College Athletes

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #16: Restricted Title: xkcd 2000-2500. Solve the following 10 sub-puzzles, then use the information you've found to solve the metapuzzle: Puzzle 1 ...
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Not once, but twice

What's the answer to this puzzle? Text version of the numbers under pattern: ...
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A puzzling QR code

What common phrase is encoded in the QR code below? Hint 1: Hint 2: Note: I realized that the original puzzle was only really solvable for me due to my search history in constructing the puzzle. ...
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What we commonly refer high definition as

What is the two word answer to the puzzle below? 16777215+262709978263278+3435973836 = (4) 281474976710655+1240612796065921481376886589594988270+967140655691703339764940 = (12) ...
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E Rebus Unum – a picture sequence puzzle

This is part 42 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Today I have been taking it easy. You might even say it has been a walk in the ...
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Futuristic navigation

This is a 3-part puzzle. Parts can be solved out of order, but, in the end, parts must be put together in order they appear (1, 2, 3) to solve the whole puzzle. Parts are independent from each other. ...
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Roman Empire goes to space

Here is the binary part for convenience: 01110010 10000000 10011111 10110111 Find what celestial objects has Roman Empire visited. Hint 1:
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A Trivial Pursuit #08 (Entertainment 2/4): Names

This is part 8 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Solve the fourteen rebuses below to find some names, ...
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An engineer, a mechanic and an athlete walk into a bar

...to exchange puzzles about the thing they talked about the other day and have a drink. The engineer showed these numbers: 2, 8, 14, 2, 99 2, 4, 0, 0, 1 The ...
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Python Conundrum 2: Guess The Place

Python Conundrum: The Series The key: The puzzle: ...
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A delicious country puzzle

Why is this puzzle delicious? Give me the 5-letter answer I'm looking for. ...
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Python Conundrum: Guess The Song

Python Conundrum: The Series The key to the puzzle: The puzzle: ...
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Techno-Culinary Brain Teaser: Unravel the Code in the Kitchen

The answer is one word. The rebus:
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Guess the movie using the image

The image: Do not overthink things.
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Could you find the way in this maze of rebuses?

Below there is a maze that is made out of small rebuses. And when I say small, I mean really small: every rebus is only 18x18 pixels! All rebuses can be solved independently from each other, and ...
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Vivaldi's favorite

I am looking for a single word, that is missing. Everything you need to know, is right here: ...
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A famous sentence

What is the famous sentence I am looking for? Hints: A deeper hint:
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Please tell me where I am

Can you tell me where I am? A simple Rebus
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Two favorites combined: A Crypto Sudoku

Below is just a plain old sudoku. However, the clues given are a little bit different than usual. It's your job to use them properly. Note: Not every letter makes the same digit, nor every digit is ...
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Seen from above

I'm looking for an image that represents this puzzle. Can you tell me what that image is?
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What is this: G D F?

What does the following represent?
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Working with numbers

I met my old friend. When I ask him what you are working on now, here's his answer: 0 1 2 3 [4] 5 [6] 7 8 9 What is his job?
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Why can't I see you

Can you guess the above phenomenon?
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Can you guess the phrase?

What is the phrase shown here? Please ignore the background.
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A Burning Puzzl .

Final Answer βœ… Can you solve this burning puzzl...?
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Stealin' Bill - Enigmatic Puzzle

Clues: [contextual images] W Instructions: Name That Actor _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a _ _
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Halloween Magic

Halloween is coming, and the little skeleton is learning a new magic trick. Find the hidden key and solve the hidden code in the image. The code is 4 digits. Hint 1: Hint 2: created by Abai, ...
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Add a line and turn this into a sport

Add a straight line to this visual and turn it into a sport.
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A Quick Rebus Puzzle

(Awarding prizes to runners-up) And the winner is... (drumroll) ... where is our winner? (Click to enlarge.) Note: The flavor text is for flavor only. This is a rebus puzzle. So, What does this ...
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One More Holiday Rebus!

I've made three of these so far... but here's another one! The toughest one so far.
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