Questions tagged [story]

A puzzle that is dressed up as a story or a longer description of a situation.

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The mystery of the lost coin [duplicate]

Three travellers are on the road. As the day comes to an end, they pass through a village and agree they should stay here for the night. As luck would have it, the Brown Bear Inn is just down the road....
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double the stone puzzle

Story: I've x number of stones. On my way, I will cross three wells. When I reach a well, then I will throw y number of stones ...
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The greatest thief in the world

Bob is the chief of security at an exhibition hall. His job is to make sure that all the trade shows which happen there are safe and secure events. This weekend is a big consumer expo where many ...
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The Impossible Game?

You meet a clever, and dark man. He wants to steal your mind and sell it to the dumbies (an imaginary species of shadows that have an IQ of less than -150) He offers you to play a game, if you win, ...
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Can she go in or not? [closed]

I overheard this conversation from a couple sitting at the next table in a lunch restaurant. "That was wrong, Bernie?" "Yes. You cannot ---(INAUDIBLE) -in the kitchen Mary." "What if I ---...
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Reconstructing A Chess Game #3 (fanmade)

I'm a huge fan of the first 2 parts made by @Evargalo, so i'll try too My teacher once told me a strategy to defeat the enemy in the second turn. I was so excited (:P) I forgot it. Can you help me?
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What is the secret password of the rabbit? [closed]

Once a talking rabbit came to me and told me, "I will take you to the moon," then it took me near a spaceship. I was shocked to see it, but I had to enter a 7 digit password to open the door of ...
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Forgot my name, can you help me? [closed]

MaDe tHe rIdDle MySelF AnD dOn'T BeLiEve ME. I got a name that you can't guess, Solve this riddle with some of your guess and other with your best. There are no roads to my home, not even ...
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Clue of origin with a connection to mythology

Assume that you were privileged and invited to attend a party arranged during a pre-historic time. It was hosted by none other than Adam (the mythological man as per religious beliefs), the first man, ...
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Andy Crush Saga

12-year-old Andy's mum has been bugging him (as mums are wont to do) after having found his notebook doodled over with little hearts and flowers, and his pocket money being spent on a lot of cologne......
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Whichever one Joe drinks, Jack will drink the other [closed]

Jack and Joe are fighting over a robot that always saves its owner. They both claim to have created it, but only one is telling the truth. Neither would be able to live with the other taking the ...
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A Forked Path in the Forest [closed]

You, a young adventurer, are travelling through the forest. Suddenly, your path splits in 2. You have no map or compass - well, you do but your compass is broken. You know you have to keep travelling ...
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The Trek to Mount Tarantoola - Redux!

Opal awoke with a start- exhausted in her trek, she had momentarily slipped into a dream of a hastily written and terribly vague puzzle that was based entirely too much on an improvised scene she had ...
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Dance a Jigsaw - Clue Fifteen

<<---First clue <---Previous clue Now that you had your clue, you have a feeling that it might be time to get out. You look around for a door, and... don't see one. However, you do see ...
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Age of the Daughters [duplicate]

Two Cambridge graduates, Peter and Paul, meet for the first time in 20 years. Peter asks, "How've you been?" Paul says, "Great! I'm married now and have three daughters." Peter asks, "How old are they?...
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Why you can't buy fish on hot days? [closed]

My personal situation during my first summer job: I loved the fish sold by an old man in his little wooden booth, but when the weather was sunny and hot like hell, you were not able to buy the fish....
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Cryptic Chamber *1* (discontinued) [closed]

(discontinued puzzle) The remake for this puzzle is out. You wake up. Eyes wide open, you sit up, with a terrible pain in your stomach. You're inside a dark room, and you see a light above a light ...
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The mysterious Sahara Desert murders {Story & Mystery} [closed]

Three people were driving through the Sahara desert one bright sunny day. The wind was blowing lightly, but the day was clear, and all seemed right with the world, despite their particular predicament....
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Academic Degree dilemma [closed]

On a leisure day, I had the following conversation with my friend. My friend: "Dude! I noticed that almost all the abbreviations of academic degrees which are meant for Bachelors have format of B.... ...
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Lazy Larry and the Poll Homework

One sunny Friday, one of the stricter teachers of Lazy Larry's class decided to give her students a surprisingly mundane poll homework. Every student was required to talk to 100 people, dividing them ...
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The Mysterious Stranger and the Shark [closed]

I have just experienced a stranger, who doesn't look at all like a fishing man, putting a shark in a bag happily. Why would anyone put a shark in a bag? Has it got anything to do with the bag or the ...
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A building with three floors and three lights [duplicate]

You wake up in a dim candle lit room. Upon further examination you discover a set of 3 light switches with a note next to them. The note reads: Above you are three floors. Each floor contains a ...
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Stranded on a deserted Island

Mary Jane is stranded on a deserted island in the middle of a huge and deep lake. She cannot swim and all she has is two strings, each one one foot long. All of the boats she would be able to use are ...
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The Long Bus Ride [closed]

I expect multiple answers to this, however only 1 of them is correct. A bus was scheduled to stop 10 times today. Each time, 7 people got on the bus and 5 got off. At the last stop, how many people ...
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What vehicle is closer?

Detective Larry and Detective Torito have to meet up to exchange info about a murder case. Larry leaves the crime scene on a motorcycle that goes 80 mph heading east. Torito leaves the police station ...