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In a treasure hunt, one or more players try to find hidden articles, locations or places by using a series of clues.

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A hunt for long forgotten treasure …but beware the pirate's curse!

I never really knew my uncle growing up. He seemed nice enough, but I got the sense from the distant, troubled look in his eyes that there was at least some truth to the rumours... Years before I was ...
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You will have to pray!

This riddle is so easy that I already have created another one. Just in case. Anyway, please avoid wild guesses. For sure I am queer and out of place Are you still here? Go start the chase But ...
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Where did you end up? [Part 1]

Follow the clues and tell me where you are in the end. PSE To the opposite of the opposite of 2 + 2 ~= 4 Go to the way you round .5 If up is down and down is up go down ...
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Whisky treasure-hunt: Cryptogram which refers to a place in Scotland

UPDATE 4 - Inserted original list of questions (no more, no less) Could someone help me solve this code? I've tried for 35 years. 13 25 22 19 9 30 32 11 12 25 8 29 17 It is a place name in ...
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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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A pirate's treasure-hunt

My dear puzzle friends, I need your help! An old acquaintance of mine has recently passed away and mentioned me in his will. I was quite thrilled, as the man was rather rich due to some clever ...
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Another Google Earth Treasure Hunt (GETH)

Well, the first Google Earth Treasure Hunt I posted here was solved in less than a day. Let's see how long it takes for this one to be solved. I originally posted this on my CodeAWeek blog. (Link in ...
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PSE Assessment Exam

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #27: Treasure-Hunt...   Welcome to the PSE Assessment Exam! This exam is designed to assess your aptitude, knowledge and experience as a high profile ...
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Google Earth Treasure Hunt (GETH)

I'm trying to improve my code-making and puzzle-making skills by creating a new puzzle every week at my website. (Link in my profile.) The following is a copy of my latest challenge there. GOOGLE ...
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Where did you end up? [Part 2!]

Follow the clues and tell me where you are in the end. You are here The birthplace The biggest child The first letter of it's name Go left Note: This one is harder, ...