Questions tagged [steganography]

A puzzle that requires finding hidden data in various media forms, such as text or images.

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Who's the sweetie?

White Day is a day when males return the favours of girls who have given them Valentine's gifts. Dave, being a presentable and generous specimen of a male, had received numerous Valentines from his ...
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Who is that? Where it all happens?

Who is that? Where it all happens?
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Hidden message embedded in image

There is a hidden message embedded within the below image just below the graphic of Shadow the Hedgehog that cannot be viewed using a normal image viewer. Can you find it? Hint 1: Hint 2: I'm ...
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This seems strange

Yesterday, after physics, I looked into my history book and found this strange note: IMPORTANT SECRET MESSAGE Dtzw Htruzyjw mfx gjjs jshwduyji. Knsi tzy ymj htwwjhy pjd. F qnyyqj mnsy: nrlzw ity ...
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I can't unlock my phone!

This puzzle is based on A Strange Poster by Synj. Looking at their puzzle (specifically hints 1-3) will give away the first few steps of this puzzle. Can you help unlock my phone by solving the ...
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1 part steganography, 1 part riddle

There's a sound that stands out to me that's sweeter than the rest. It sings; the melody of the vowels, the consonants, are audible glee. I don't know if it's an imagery type of situation or what, but ...
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No Reception? No Forecast!

(This story is fictional) Today was a very cold and snowy day. I was texting my weird friend, here's my log: <[Have you heard the news? Apparently, a famous puzzle was solved today.]...
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Going against, yet with respect to, the cross?

What number do you get deriving with going against the cross, yet with respect to the cross, Then removing the with and using some imagination with the product? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Final ...
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The cat in the hat

“When begtles fight thase battles in v bottle with  their paddles and the bottle's on a piodle and the poodly's eating  noodles... ...they call this a muddls puddle tweotle poodle ...
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First impressions redux

Once upon a time, a child wrote a rhyme. It asked for the way, you can date this day, if we know the moon, and its springtime tune.
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Worth a t(h)inker’s…?

Reward will be waiting, deliver! delay? The era of puzzling starts now, yes, today! Some time needs some spending, go tinker away. That green tick will never decay!
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Find the original 'dreamy' quote

Grandson, living is key my life was short, but what I did in life, is love it all, so live your life as I have lived mine... full. I saw another puzzle in this vein and thought I would take ...
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Miniature Puzzle

This is my first post on here, and I doubt it'll be my last I figured that I probably should do a little puzzle because it's my first submission, but unfortunately, I'm way too literal Everything ...
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This is not a spam post

Smart enough to solve this puzzle? Practised in the art of counting in multiple ways? VACANCIES OPEN! PM me to learn more about fantastic employment opportunities for talented puzzlers such ...
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This one's a kettle of (red) fish

Hello to all my friends! And hello also to everyone in America, England, India, and—well, and everywhere else where English (and http) is spoken! If you don't know me yet, my name is Rubio, a ...
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Not “Bingo,” not “Snoopy…”

On a recent job application, I was asked to make a list of notes that I thought were pertinent to my being considered for the job. They asked me for "No more than 1101" numbered statements, and I ...
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Finding Easter Eggs

Can yסu find the twס special eggs? ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ...
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Another riddle about something abstract that has been stolen

Obviously something is quite wrong. Right before midnight, an ill-looking ogre, envious of our colorful world, stole a color. Apparently that does not make any sense, but this is my riddle, so get ...
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Heeeey Baatttty

Oh no! The Joker is at it again, and this time, he has kidnapped somebody VERY CLOSE to Batman. The Joker sent a letter, which read, P.S. That's a fiiiine lady. Heee hee! (Transcribed) Hey Batty, ...
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What's my roommate's first name?

This morning before leaving, I had a little discussion with my roommate. But what is his first name? Hey. You're up early today. - Hey. Yeah I went running. And I took the opportunity to go buy ...
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See the waterboys

Firsts, grown-up breaks, coiling equinoxes hatching. Holidays burning, common camping, beaches bright. A butternut's harvest-time, bumblebees come falling. Following chill, frozen ice-carpets ...
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What is your best friend Jake trying to tell you in his email?

You and your best friend Jake always walk two miles to school together every day. On one particular day, when you leave for school, you realize that your friend isn't there. Thinking that he's ...
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The strange story of Lord Lefthide

Lord Lefthide was found dead in his mansion, to what it would seem of a heart attack. But it appears that moments before his death, he was writing some uncanny childish story. He was indeed found dead ...
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A strange poster

Can you solve the cipher on this poster? (click for better quality) Hint 1 Hint 2 Hint 3 Hint 4 Hint 5
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A Suspicious Mail 2

You sent your response. As expected, a few days later, you get another cryptic mail back: The text reads ...
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Today starts my new puzzle series!

Wow. I said I might undertake to create fresh and witty Puzzling questions because brilliant men on the internet have solved my latest ones way too speedily for my foolish conceited pride - so ...
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A Suspicious Mail

It's an average normal everyday day. You find a piece of mail in your mail box. It doesn't look like the rest of them: The text reads What should you do? Some helpful websites: Hint:
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Doubled Up Paragraphs

There is more to this text than can be immediately seen. Find the answer hidden a layer inside Give an answer as the text inside of the answer\in here - 4 words<...
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A puzzling note

You find yourself trapped in a room with three painted doors; one yellow, one purple, one black. You know that only one leads out to safety while the others lead to your doom. You find a note. On it ...
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When was this marvelous thing first invented?

The answer to this puzzle will be a year.
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Ask me this, what's my job?

My friend was talking to me about his profession and what he did for a living and I was a bit confused about what it all entailed. When I finally got fed up and asked for clarification about what he ...
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What are the Correct Ingredient Ratios?

You are an evil overlord planning to take over the world. You have many minions working for you. You also have enslaved a scientist to work on your new evil plan to destroy the world. Your ...
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Can You Figure It Out? (Chapter One)

Once upon a time, there was a boy of only 13. His name was Constantine A. Sittine and he lived in the quiet suburbs in a small town in Nashville, Tennessee. It was a cold and stormy, winter night when ...
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Welcome to Puzzling! Warning: __________

So you're thinking of joining this site. That's fantastic! Amateurs, experts, (yup, puzzling 'experts', who'd've known?) crossword buffs, sequence solvers, lovers of language and enigmatic ...
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A poem for everyone

This is for people that hate me, This is for people that love me. I am there from beginning till the end. Mothers serve there sentence for I am the father. Everything breaks under my will. ...
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It's all right here

What's my actual first name, you know, like IRL, or AFK? All that you need to know is right here, on this page. Of course, site administrators and the like who have access to this stuff... ......
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Psychological Experiment

You're walking home one day and BAM! somebody hits you in the back of the head. When you wake up, you are strapped down to a chair, in a dimly lit room. Sitting infront of you is a guy with a weird ...
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Who lives in 314?

You've been invited to room 314, but who lives in 314? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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Carl Sagan—A Blast from the Past

We all (hopefully) know that Carl Sagan was an accomplished astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and an all-around deep thinker: But he couldn't possibly have just sat around all day cogitating ...
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Letter to a Death Row Inmate

Death is a way out, but perhaps there is a better escape. I won’t say much about this concealment technique except that it has a celebrated (and perhaps apocryphal) origin story. Find the hidden ...
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A children's kitty cat rhyme

One shoe off, the other shoe on, Diddle diddle dumpling, my silly owner John. A flick of my tail, with little toes in sight, Eeeny, meeny, miny, moe, where shall I bite? "Pussy cat, pussy cat, get ...
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Uh, I'm kinda stuck. Help?

Heck. I'm stuck, trapped in this cedar madness. Ash to dust. I'm doomed. I'll fall and look like ketchup. Anyone, please save me. I want out of this tree, maybe I'll go get a cuppa. Literally anyone. ...
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From Each According To Their Own

I was amused to hear the following conversation between three of my acquaintances. 1: What is it? 2: Look! That bird has got two beaks. Men! Walnuts for eyes every one! 3: Calm down, woman. ...
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This is not a puzzle!

This is not a puzzle!!!!!!!!!!!!! There’s nothing to solve here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is not a puzzle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Have i made myself clear??????????????????? Let me repeat..... $$$$ This IS NOT ...
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A poem, for you

Mahapps I am lost, perhaps that's a given, Like I was never there, gone with a whizz, Given the time, you will forget our puzzling, So leave me now, go back to your browsing! Remember me from then,...
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Myself, my wife, and my daughter Mira

"I have a riddle for you to solve: I was born in Russia. My relatives and many of my friends live there. I just moved here with my wife and my daughter Mira. Now that I've come this place, my ...
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Hidden message in musical notes

Can you find it? The message might be a self-fulfilling prophecy Here's a hint: Original hint:
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Files hidden in files (puzzling question)

Not sure if Puzzling is the right place for this, but I couldn't find anywhere else to ask. I've been seeing this image circulating around a few Discord servers: When converted to mp3, you get the ...
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The Word Web of horror - Clue Twenty Two

<<---First clue <---Previous clue As you say the word, the floor starts rising. You are now able to reach the trapdoor. You push it open and climb out. You blink in surprise. You appear to ...

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