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Guess the hat colors - Riddle 4

And today's puzzle, a freshly made one that I am thinking of adding to my collection, I hope it's challenging enough! CHALLENGE: Guess the hats of the prisoners. SPECIAL RULE: There are three types of ...
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Guess the hat colors - Riddle 3

This time I added a special rule, please let me know what you think about it! CHALLENGE: You have to guess which ones are wearing green hats and which ones are wearing black: SPECIAL RULE: All the ...
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Guess the hat colors - Riddle 2

After the previous riddle I asked was resolved so quickly, I propose you another self-created hat-guessing riddle. This time it is slightly more difficult, good luck! TASK: You have to guess which ...
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Guess the hat colors - Riddle 1

I have created several riddles with my brother, and one of my favourite ones is this one. It is based on the classic prisoner hat riddle, but it has a twist. TASK: You have to guess which ones are ...
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Q: What kind of logic puzzle would you like? A: Yes

A recent post and Stiv's answer provided inspiration for a new puzzle. I posted a study for this puzzle earlier; this is the bigger effort envisioned. I hope you enjoy! This puzzle consists of four ...
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Permutation Puzzle Swap Cubies

I've recently launched an online puzzle RAVEL. It's a 3D array of cubes that must be arranged in color-order. A legal move is to slide a row, column, or lane any number of spaces. The cubes that are ...
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Where is the pilot flying to? (Second destination)

After a very close call the last time he was making a flight for the mafia, Barry received a new set of orders for his next flight. The Don really loved his creative little puzzles, and Barry knew ...
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Cryptic images have been posted around University of Central Florida campus. Can you help crack the cipher?

Recently there have been sightings of images duct-taped to various poles and such, reminiscent of a large house with windows within the UCF campus. On closer inspection, there is obviously a cryptic ...
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What do these trains carry?

The answer is a pair of words.
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Connect the image pairs

Figure out the rule that groups the images into pairs and connect them with straight lines. The answer is a single word.
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This stylization needs a name!

Although I have been toying with this idea for a while, posting it in this form was inspired by @Stiv's "needs a name" puzzle series. I didn't come up with this cipher, but I have never seen ...
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Solving logic grid

whats the answer to this riddle? Please explain why
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Find your way through the five rings

I am trapped in a cage full of animals and all exits have been sealed. At the end of a long path, there is a sealed six-foot iron gate with 5 rings as shown below. Each ring contains floating letters, ...
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Disarray and Organization: a virtual mosaic puzzle

I created this mosaic, which references a country I like to visit in my spare time. What country is that?
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Matchstick rearrangement: Zero to Hero

Below is an expression that has a value of 0. How can you move only three matchsticks for the resulting value to be 49?
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Help! My avatar is covered in puzzle

I accidentally dropped my avatar in puzzle, and now it has puzzle all over it! Could you please help me recover my avatar? Hint:
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Another freak in the wall

I love my auntie. This may not sound like a particularly shocking statement to you, but that is only because you don't know her... Since I am a loving nephew, when she hinted that the walls of her ...
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The Mark of the Beast

Legend has it that the Mark of the Beast is the number 666. As a legendary puzzler yourself, you know that this is not the case. As your deductions have revealed, this is the Mark of the Beast: So, ...
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Can you fold a square into a square of one-fifth the area?

I love origami, and it recently gave me an idea for a very hard but beautiful puzzle. I'm really curious whether anyone here can solve it. So here's the puzzle. You are given a large perfectly square ...
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Lunch with my travel agent

JeremyDover: Pat, thanks for taking me out to lunch today. Pat: Very glad to do it! I know you've been mad at me lately. Maybe the flag thing was a bit much? JeremyDover: Not really mad, just a bit ...
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To be decoded (BINARY)

Look at this image using a pixel editor. Black is 0, white is 1 and red is end of statement
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Pattern recognition puzzle from reddit

so I've came across this puzzle in reddit r/puzzles, gave it a try and couldn't solve it and it seems like no one else could've either. I tryed reverse search the image and found it on a site called ...
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Trapped and gassed!

“Ouch!” I moaned as I slowly regained consciousness. Someone had knocked me out cold from behind. I now found myself alone, trapped in a small square room. The floor was hard and cold, and the room ...
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Captain Clumsy's crooked 'compass'

Sigh. Captain Clumsy is making my life a misery… again. Recently, I installed a brand-new 'simple' navigation device – one I had invented myself – on his ship. And he clearly didn’t listen to my ...
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Which country did my sister visit?

My sister is always talking about pilots. And her passengers. And planes in general. She's a flight attendant, see, and she is OBSESSED with all things aeronautical (always has been). On the rare ...
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See you in the morning

"See you in the morning. Make sure you're not late," my grandfather said. Then, he handed me this photo and left. I was worried I wouldn't be able to solve my grandfather's puzzle, so I ...
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Mensa IQ test is wrong?

I saw this online test and after going through the solutions I got confused for the explanation given concerning the correct answer to a question. C is the correct answer and here is the reason they ...
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The dotted cross

This is a very straightforward puzzle. Here are $25$ dots in a $5\times 5$ matrix. $$ \begin{matrix} \cdot & \cdot & \cdot & \cdot & \cdot\\ \cdot & \cdot & \cdot & \cdot &...
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Is it possible to create a bot for Kami [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the best place to ask this question (or game theory). There's a mobile game called Kami where you have to make the screen one color. The initial state is a series of different ...
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Can you find the 2 words and solve this puzzle?

Answer to this puzzle consists of two words that are related to the game Old School RuneScape:
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Can you solve this Rubik's cube from inside of it?

You have woken up to find yourself trapped in what appears to be a giant Rubik's cube. A Rubik's Cage I suppose. Bewildered, you take a look around (better video on imgur or just click the photo). ...
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Picture puzzle: Leaf to Heart

Background Once upon a time there lived a poor man. He was so poor that he had nothing but a low-quality scissor that could only cut three times. On Valentines day, he wanted to make a card for his ...
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Fun with ^#**#!@ flags

(h/t to @sarsaparilla and that user's Fun with Flags series of puzzles earlier this year) "Hi Pat." "Hey, did you get my note about our next trip?" "If by 'note', you mean '...
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An insensible hexagon

The puzzle is (almost) self-contained in the grid above. You can "move" from a tile of the grid to another if they share at least a vertex. After the maze is complete six things will clue to ...
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What type of puzzles are the statue puzzles in Super Lucky's Tale, and what method should be used for solving them?

This question is about a set of puzzles in the video game "Super Lucky's Tale" (as well as its Nintendo Switch remake "New Super Lucky's Tale"). They are known as statue puzzles as ...
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Arrange ten pawns into ten lines of three

This is not a chess problem! In the following position you can see six pawns that have been arranged into lines of three. Each pawn stands at the intersection of exactly two lines and each line ...
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…Let it begin

The task is to somehow make sense of these images: each image represents a single word/noun/abbreviation except image 7 (two words). Once you've done that, replace the question marks (each question ...
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Connect Fano Plane - Mark 2

Despite my despair at creating a Connect Fano Plane in the spirit of a normal Connect Wall, I think I succeeded, thanks to the database of world cities I downloaded from Geo Data Source. In this ...
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Time to eat then

Let the picture speak for itself. Only 1 option is correct. Give a clear explanation as to why. So... Which one is it?
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IQ Test Common Question [closed]

Need help to understand the answer C) on this question. Thanks.
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Minimalist Matrix Puzzle

$\begin{bmatrix} 1 & 2 \\ 2 & 50 \end{bmatrix}$ This matrix represents a famous image. Because the answer may be easy to guess, a full explanation will be required in order to get credit for ...
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visual puzzle with a twist

The puzzle is found on this website. However, instead of selecting the answer from a list of choices (which is omitted), you're expected to present it. It does not have to be an image; any format that ...
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Mathematics is Material

The instructions for this puzzle...darn it, I wrote them down around here somewhere. Well, you're smart so I'm sure you'll figure it out! CSV: O,H,T,N,E,Z,R,I,G,M,R,V,P,O,U,E,N,L,I,O,I,E,D,F,I,E,S N,...
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Weird Clock in TikTok [closed]

I have seen a photo of a wall clock in TikTok. Can someone explain it? None of the comments there have any idea. The Malayalam text can be translated as "Those who understood hit duet". ...
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An Island Getaway

My friend Pat is a travel agent, and each year we like to go to an island we've never been to before. Being a bit puzzling, Pat doesn't tell me our destination directly, but instead sends me a weird ...
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Where am I supposed to be tonight?

This is bad. Really bad. We’ve only just met, and you don’t know me from Adam, but I really need your help – it’s a matter of national security. I work for… well, let’s just say I work for the ...
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Farewell, Barry Poppins!

-"Don't leave us, Barry Poppins!" The adorable Jade and Nigel don't seem to have taken it too well that I'm leaving. They have followed me around my room as I was packing, weeping and ...
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Tribute to Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

The background text that follows is in this case not part of the puzzle, nor fictitious. The puzzle, which is self-contained, consists entirely of the image below; I have composed it as a genuine (...
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A Puzzle in The Two Towers

Our local used book store is going out of business, and I ran in to pick up another copy of Lord of the Rings. When I picked up a likely copy, a scrap of paper fell out of The Two Towers...I've done ...
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Where did he hide the key?

On his sister's birthday, James gave her a special treasure chest containing her birthday gift. However, knowing her love for riddles and puzzles, he did not give her the key. Instead, he gave her ...

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