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icosahedral net [closed]

The net of $20$ triangles shown to the right can be folded to form a regular icosahedron. Inside each of the triangular faces, write a number from $1$ to $20$ with each number used exactly once. Any ...
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Where Ages Meet

Note: Knowledge Tag: The knowledge required for this puzzle is straightforward and very easy to find. Prefer no partial answers. “The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories ...
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The missing part

As time passes, I often ask myself how life came to be? Brute force? Randomization? Strict rules of the natural world? We sequenced the genome and are reading now the story of humanity. Not the ...
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Home improvement for my travel agent

"Howdy, howdy! Thanks for painting my kitchen for me." "No problem Pat. The offer of a free vacation is definitely a sweetener. Where were you going to send me?" "It's a great ...
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BBBBBBBBBB -> BB

I'm trying to tell you something. Can you tell me what it is? Good luck!
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What did I photograph?

What did I capture in these photos and how did it happen? This is straight from my camera without any edits or filters. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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13 Man 12 Man Cartoon Puzzle

I got this puzzle from YouTube. I would watch the video first, but I'll include screen captures and a description below so we can discuss it. 13 Man Arrangement In the beginning of the video he starts ...
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Alphabetic string theory

According to alphabetic string theory, the words we see are merely the visible portions of highly convoluted loops of multi-dimensional alphabetic string. For example, here is what we see in our space-...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 23): O O O O O O O

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Evening all!...
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Sequence of triangles divided into 10 smaller triangles with yellow, purple, and/or dots [closed]

This is IQ type of puzzle. May not be progressive sequence.
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My doctor gave me this IQ test - what's your diagnosis?

I got a lot of trouble focusing lately, so I went to my doctor just to make sure nothing was wrong. He didn't say anything when I explained my issues, and he just handed me an IQ test instead of a ...
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Naughty knights

Recently the British newspaper The Guardian published the following puzzle, titled Naughty Knights: And here's the solution published by the newspaper later: Unfortunately, this solution doesn't ...
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The Something Something

What numbers should replace the question marks? Why?
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 12): A peaceful tree

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > I wish you ...
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Progressive matrices with circles and boxes [closed]

The last question mark should be one of the options to the right. This is the 2nd problem I couldn't solve. I do not have the available answers unfortunately.
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Follow the reward

Something is hidden below. Tell me... what am I saying?
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 8): A Quilt for Santa

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Mrs. Claus ...
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What's missing?

Replace the question mark with the correct flag.
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 7): The Oracle Rambles On and On

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Hadn't ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 6): It's a beautiful day for a ballgame

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > It's the ...
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College Athletes

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #16: Restricted Title: xkcd 2000-2500. Solve the following 10 sub-puzzles, then use the information you've found to solve the metapuzzle: Puzzle 1 ...
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Nimber mnemonic combinatorial puzzle

Please see my previous question for more background. The following represents an unfolded version of PG(3,2) with 1 as the center point: Given that each number must be an end point of a line which ...
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Missing photograph

Which person's photograph should be pasted upright (NOT UPSIDE DOWN) in the blank space?
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Nimber Mnemonics

Note I originally tried to ask a variation of this question on math.stack; however 1 commenter pointed out that math.stack is not a puzzle site, which made me think maybe the fine folks of puzzling ...
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Name, Place, Animal, Thing

Which famous South African's image can replace the question mark and why?
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Not once, but twice

What's the answer to this puzzle? Text version of the numbers under pattern: ...
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The Number of the Feast

The feast is prepared, its scent rich and sweet, so pull up a chair and bon appetit!
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Social Media Announcement

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #16: Restricted Title: xkcd 2000-2500. Inspired by xkcd 2045, I made my own social media moves:
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Escape from a Grand Canyon

This is part 44 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Can you help me out here? I am trapped inside a small room that’s locked from the ...
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A Hokuro, but with a twist!

Recently, I created my first Hokuro puzzle, which was received really well. However, this time, there is a twist! Not with the rules or anything, however, it is combined with a Nonogram! Luckily, the ...
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The invisible O

Which of the options A-E completes the image below?
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A Hidato, but with no given numbers? #2: 5x5

Previous puzzle As you may or may not know, I can be a bit evil sometimes. Today, I am going to give you a 5x5 Hidato with no given numbers to start. However, this isn't a Mobius Strip puzzle like ...
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As short as possible

What shape should replace the question mark?
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11 votes
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A Hidato, but with a complex twist!

Today's Hidato puzzle has a pretty complex twist. What is the twist, you ask? This is what the twist is: There are three different colors: Yellow: Represents a prime number Green: Represents a ...
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Dots in boxes with dividing lines: which is the missing pattern

I tried to overlap different columns with each other I tried to guess what is the meaning of the bigger purple circle and empty circle I tried to treat different shapes as a certain representation of ...
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My first puzzle combination: A Nonogram and Hidato

Today's puzzle is a bit strange. Why, you might ask? Because it is a Nonogram and a Hidato combined! Rules of Nonogram: The grid must be colored or left blank according to numbers at the side of the ...
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A fun and simple Nonogram... ...with a cipher

Goal of this puzzle: Find the hidden message in this Nonogram that I created. The puzzle: play online Hint:
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A puzzle about circles

This is a simple visual enigmatic puzzle I created myself. It contains 2400 squares mainly colored using 3 colors, and there are two highlighted squares. Your task is to identify what each color ...
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Rotational Symmetry on Digital Clock

In the NPR Sunday Puzzle recently, the "weekly challenge" asked about what times on a digital clock (not using military i.e. 00-24:00 time) would read the same if the clock was turned upside ...
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kOay kOay kOay!

Try to make sense of what you see below and give me the answer.
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Chemistry Puzzle

Here's a little chemistry themed puzzle I made for a website a year or two back. You don't need to be a chemist or anything - I only took the basics in college Hint 1 (Probably good to know)
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Title of this puzzle? You tell me

What's the answer to this puzzle? 98989576412452356298989576412452654...
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Decipher this sentence, written in an original cipher

What does this sentence say? What manner of speech does it represent? I can safely declare that this cipher is entirely novel: Understanding this writing system does not depend on knowing any ...
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SEVEN-COUNTERS GAME

This simple puzzle is from the 1908 book “A Scrap-Book of Elementary Mathematics” by William F. White. Required to place seven counters on seven of the eight spots in conformity to the following rule:...
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Image of a line of pixels

The puzzle is the image but the body requires thirty characters to be posted so ignore this.
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6 votes
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A compact grid of squares

Given the information below, connect the red point to one of the four corners of the grid, with exactly six moves. Each move ends on a unique point Each move, except two consecutive moves, are unique ...
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Symmetries – a Quadritaisho puzzle

This is part 43 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a Quadritaisho puzzle. Divide the grid into rooms by drawing borders along ...
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Map Path Finding

I am a traveler who wants to travel from Wellington, NZ (orange-red circle) to Anchorage, USA (green-orange circle). I can only travel along the land path (black) and/or sea path (blue) as many times ...
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Use a three by three

What word does the image below represent?
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Quadritaisho: The sports bet

My friend from America was going to watch a game and wanted to bet I couldn't guess where he was going. The answer lies in the Quadritaisho puzzle below. Can you help me find out where he's going to ...
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