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Top ten best ways of transportation

This is an entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41. Last night me and my friends had a fun night at the bar. When it was time for us to leave, we couldn't come up with a transport that will be ...
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A tribute to Stan Lee [closed]

Start Here One answer will lead you to the next question
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Find the number using the data

There is a number hidden in this picture The number is not 365 This is all I can tell you for now
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The secret behind a word

The following text tells an English word by describing each of its letters (in individual sentences). What's the answer to this question? &I­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­...
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Who killed the president?

(Semi-interactive puzzle) Puzzle 1 You slowly roll out of bed, preparing for the day of solving crime ahead of you. After all, you are the greatest detective the world has ever seen. But at work, ...
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A lumberjack unjustly captured

One day in China, a lumberjack was caught unknowingly cutting down one of the emperor's favorite type of tree. Because of this, the lumberjack was taken into captivity. The surrounding towns in which ...
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Stack Overflow's invasion

I came back to Puzzling earlier today and had a strange feeling that Stack Overflow has invaded. Can you find out evidences of Stack Overflow's invasion from the following image? Note: The answer ...
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Stuck trying to figure out a hidden message

As part of an ongoing "treasure hunt" in an online game that I take part in, there have been several forum posts made in an attempt to hint the participants to finding certain locations. However, ...
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Steganography Help - another example

This picture contains a hidden message. I can’t figure it out. I have been working on it daily for a month. Any help will be so appreciated! Source: Scrapbook One Hundred Seven… (Forrest Fenn's ...
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This one has everything covered

Long, hard work days are required in the job, but it won't make Orlov quit. One quickly sees he's overqualified. Kites, brown bears, very quiet quails, even red foxes love the quaint zookeeper. A frog ...
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In my trip to Gensokyo, I spied a…

Your final answer is something one would be likely to see lots of in Gensokyo.                                               In my trip to Gensokyo, I spied a(n)... ... sign with an assortment of ...
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So, ya feelin' lucky about dis Riley?

My prefix is a big ol' ass, My infix always comes before; My suffix straight up lies bruv', About the answer that I bore, I told ya who I am already, know what I mean? Note: The Accepted ...
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Before light and beyond black

Before light and beyond black, the destination appears. It exceeds water with vegetation comprised of leaves. Next necessary operation is to begin an expedition. Always, great figures come to ...
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You don't need any hints

One enigma in trying to develop entertaining puzzles: Is it better for it the challenge to be very obvious and bubblegum? Maybe it should attempt to be virtually inconceivable? It is certain: A blend ...
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No hard feelings against anyone

When I first saw a puzzle on this site for weeks ago, I thought Hey, this looks like fun. Even today, I still think this is an amazing site. Not only is it fun, it is also educating many times. ...
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The only winning move is

I'm David, a 16-year old boy who likes video games. With my super-cute girlfriend Jennifer, I hacked into NORAD and started playing "Global Thermonuclear War" with the supercomputer WOPR. Then, Joshua,...
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Unlooted Invasion

I suspect someone broke into my house last night. Nothing was stolen of course, I would have went to the police otherwise. The reason for my suspicion is a note that I found just beside the door. ...
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Where is my brother?

Couple days ago, my brother went missing. It seems like he's ran away from home. I decided to search his computer, to see if there are any clues to where he might have gone. All I've found was this ...
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The dots on the wall

So when I was visiting Tsukuba International Conference Center in Tsukuba, Japan, I saw these dots on the wall of its big conference hall. At first, I thought the dots were seemingly placed randomly, ...
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Conversation with a superior intelligence

I have created an unprecedented level of artificial intelligence here in my mother's basement. Its performance is far superior to an average human brain, to the point that it almost rivals my own. ...
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Breaking into your friend's computer

You're trying to break into your friends laptop. However, his computer is password protected. Luckily he has a password hint on his computer. The password you are looking forˏ is not easy like ...
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The Starting Point

This is just the start of the program. What we start never goes unfinished. The signal went dead. Our assets have been located successfully, there was one step ...
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Finding a serial killer

Recently, in the United States, there have been multiple murders all over the country. Because of how similar these murders are, it is believed that a single individual is responsible. There have been ...
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Looking for a message

I'm looking for a secret message found using these two clues: 181-5 253-14 294-7 298-6 382-11 384-2 59-9 480-1 510-10 541-13
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Where is my coworker from? [duplicate]

My new coworker sent me some code. He wants me to figure out where he was born. I believe there are some hints within the code, but I cannot figure it out. Here is the code block: ...
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Please, I'm not scary!

Many people consider me to be a beast. Something scary, something people are afraid of. However, my family knows that not everything should be judged by the outside. Today, I came home from school to ...
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Gotta Catch 'Em All!

As I got ready for work today, I had my television on Netflix as I always do. See, the thing about Netflix, they auto-play trailers for the item that is currently in focus. Well, after starting my ...
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The Trail of Clues: The Mystery island

<--- Previous and first clue You are standing on a roof in Israel at the top of the Ladder. You notice that there is a small package taped to the top rung of the ladder. You pick it up and take it ...
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The answer is Caesar. What is the question?

VNUGPEUISLOGTDTQPEGEXUCTSPGHEUDUK? ...
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Falcon Circus, Chapter 2: The Wise

The Predator The hidden voice behind the monster's bellows caught your attention. You scramble backwards and shout, "Sparrow!" Light streams in as the door behind you opens. You go through, shaking ...
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Falcon Circus, Chapter 0: The Decision

The Prologue Lycan pouted. I guess he was expecting his little riddle to be hard. Lichen didn't have a change in expression, although this doesn't surprise you. The red twin glared at you for another ...
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Can you find the hidden word within the poem?

Within the following poem is a hidden word, with its subsequent letters represented in some way in this poem. Similar to the previous "find the word in the poem" puzzle (SPOILER). Here's the ...
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What's the hidden word within the poem?

Hidden within the following poem is a word. I would provide more clue as to how to decipher each letter in the word, but perhaps I'm already giving away too much. Let's see if you can get it! If I ...
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Look inside to answer this [closed]

Qwb'kr kkuau; ekx kbwq . I'll say that what is important is not what you read. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Answer to prove the hold reason wrong:
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one riddle that is hidden

prime number of blue additions STOP IMMEDIATELY! DANGER AHEAD! I look a bit danish just give me a tug OK, no joke and this is not a hint: I don't know how to solve my own riddle anymore, I ...
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100% legal briefcase crack

I have recently obtained a locked briefcase by, uhm, completely legal means. The combination lock has six numbers and I can't seem to figure out the correct combination. There was a small note ...
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Random Paragraph, a Riddle or a Secret Message?

So, as I was playing a game, I got a weird string of messages on my screen. You think you know what the weird message means? Pleeeeease! Don't just ignore meeeeee! ...Err. I... I did not want to be ...
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What are the 3 sentences hidden within the 3 sentences?

Similar, to the previous "3 sentences" question The following three sentences, written in bold below, each contain another sentence within, which you can discover with all the information in the that ...
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What are the three hidden sentences within the three sentences?

The following three sentences, written in bold below, each contain another sentence within, which you can discover with all the information in the that sentence itself. The same solving trick applies ...
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Better than Sliced Bread on Wheels!

So I got this idea to start up my own company, Chowzen Corporation. I'm fairly confident that when it goes public, it's gonna make Alibaba and Facebook look like a couple of turd smokers. I've ...
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Wisdom of the Ancients

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1. In the future, an ancient book of old proverbs in the form of haikus has been found, here's the transcription of the first page: ...
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Lifeless, but Alive

Lifeless, but alive, An aura of death surrounding. Flies and maggots prosper, Unmoving, unyielding. Limbs of crimson, ever grieving. In danger, A stigma. Of whom do I speak? Hints from ...
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Connecting ancient times with modern times through medieval times

Fill in the blanks where applicable, based on the first few sentences: Mr. Indiana can type in a minute nine difficult words. Mr. Victor sows five rows of corns in twenty two days. Ms. Xanthappe ran ...
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Cryptically dumb medieval jokes

Why did the chicken cross the river? Well, I believe that is a question too vague to classify for a riddle, eh? Well, I had to draw your attention. Actually, my story is a bit more complicated than ...
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How to beat puzzler's block

Rather unfortunately I’ve been brought town by a severe case of the iconic puzzlers block. Every foilish pursuit to break it has led to it getting worse wich more sekatsim. Visions of riddles will ...
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FTC theme suggestion: Reusing Information

Sometimes, I often particularly enjoy puzzles that reuse the same piece of information over and over. Essentially, it shares the elegance of a well constructed &lit, with whole text serving double-...
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Tricky wild goose-chase puzzle

Your obnoxious little brother loves to outwit you. He asks you to find the message hidden in the following image You are determined and ready to teach your brother a lesson. But can you ?
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Steal This Comic

Part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1
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What is missing here?

Right now, Puzzling is seeing an unprecedented wave of riddles and ciphers which have completely flooded the main site. I firmly believe in “if you can’t beat them, join them”. Disloyalty! I do ...

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