# Questions tagged [word-sequence]

A puzzle that asks for finding the hidden pattern in a given word sequence. Use with [sequence]

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### A new charity hit single

There's a new charity hit single coming soon! 59 musical artists from the worlds of rap, hip-hop, pop, rock, musical theatre and country music have been working on a unique collaboration, performing a ...
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### You can count on Sergeant Sequence

"Ah, Sequence, there you are," said the Chief Investigator as Sergeant Sequence entered the briefing room. "Your man Patrick Terne is on the move again, and we need your help to track ...
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### Word list sequence puzzle

I found this list of words by a Scot Morris from an old Omni magazine and I can't find the solution. What is the logic of these words (one for each letter of the alphabet) and (the order is important):...
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### This puzzle's value is 334

The 28th of october is valued by 40. This sentence is valued by 17. This paragraph is valued by 143. This puzzle is valued by 334. Can you give the value of Puzzling StackExchange?
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### Renegade, epitasis, and then what?

Complete this finite convoluted sequence of words renegade, epitasis, nihilist, etiolate, gallinae, ...
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### Words along a laurel wreath

These eleven words must be placed along the laurel wreath. One has already been placed. BOUND, CLOSED, COMPANY, DARK, GATE, GREAT, KING, LAST, MANY, PAST, WHITE Hint 1A Hint 1B Hint 2 Hint 3
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### A dubious sequence

I created this puzzle. Observe the following sequence carefully. $$\text{men, xomt, asem, nub, chesbet, teht, hat}$$ Now answer this question: Why did I run around crazy after this? What's my problem? ...
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### Sum, Drug, Goo?

What comes next in the following sequence of words? Sum, Drug, Goo, ... ? Notes to rule out incorrect methodologies: Once you find the right idea to answer, there is one unique and clearly ...
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### Connecting traditionalists and vegetarians this Thanksgiving

For the holiday in the United States a word association riddle to connect traditionalists and vegetarians across the table.  Each clue line associates with a word or short phrase, that word and the ...
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### Ewan, Ries, and Avut

There is a unique, well-defined word that completes the following quadruple: Ewan, Ries, Avut, ????. What's this word?
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### How many of the same word can you fit consecutively into a single English sentence? [closed]

I'm looking for sentences that contain a sequence of at least two identically-written words in a row, such as the following: "I like that that car is red." The challenge is to make as long such a ...
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### What is missing from this sequence of words?

What is missing from this sequence? SUM, SUN, SIX, -, SIP Source: GCHQ Puzzle book
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### What's the sixth word in these sequences?

What's the sixth word in these sequences? CLOUTS, OBERON, DANGER, PEOPLE, BEMOCK BARBED, SCHUSS, AGENCY, HOVERS, TERROR PREFAB, ARTFUL, KEEPER, INCITE, MANIOC MILLED, ONWARD, STANDS, WAIVES, ALINES ...
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### What Sound Doth Thy Soul Fetch?

Here is a sequence of seven words which follows a certain pattern: DONUT, REGIME, MIASMA, FATHER, SOLDIER, LAUD, TIARA Please give a word that would fit as the ...
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### What's the best life advice you would give to a child in Hex Speak? [closed]

This puzzle involves coming up with a sentence using any of following: characters: ABCDEF (+5 points) numbers: 0123456789 (+3 points) numbers disguised as letters: OILSTRG (0,1,1,5,7,12,6) (+3 ...
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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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### Can you help me understand this message?

0o3qw3 o35 j3 ij92 8r 697 j33e j943 8jr94jq589h I will post the hints if required. I received an email with above message.
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### Twist-onacci Sequence

I started with a well known sequence that follows a simple rule: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34... Then I decided to twist it up a bit, and got this sequence: ...
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Here are two lists of five English words each. The first list is ordered in a certain way. Your challenge is to order the second list in the same way. Here is some helpful (I hope) information: ...
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### Hidden Phrase Within Rant

Foreword: This is a puzzle. I wouldn’t read too much into it… unless it applies to you. Below is not what you might expect from a puzzle. There are no misspelled words, no hidden Morse Codes, no ...
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### Russian Nesting Words

Consider the words a, rat, and aerate. These words form a series, each nested in the next: a, rat, aerate. Such a series can be encoded with a clue consisting of the following: synonyms of the ...
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### The Five Friends

Once upon a time there were four friends. They hung around together, nearly always in the same order like this: A B C D They were noted for their cheerful sounds. Even on those occasions when ...
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### What links these words together?

What non-standard and surprising property links the following words together? testing, ROM, Moore, Mealy, flip-flop, code, Microelectronics, rays, Widgets, plane Notes: The list is not exhaustive,...
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### Is this sequence new? [duplicate]

I can't help but wonder if we've seen it before. I do know however it seems to be entirely made from booleans! I can't remember any booleans?!?!?! true true false true true true false true ...
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### Sold - a sequence of words

Moon False Coffee Peace Neutral Stones Hell Private Plane What is the pattern behind this sequence? How might it continue?
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### Lodge, Cheers,?

Fill in the missing word: Lodge, Cheers, ??? - Realnet Longed Rabid. The only hint you get is that d'alar'cop and Florian F should be able to solve this...
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### Enough of this charade! A common property puzzle

Below are three sets of three words. Each word shares a common linguistic property. The words in each set share a nested property. Identify the properties and explain. Lift Beams Destroy ...
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### Find the color to start the sequence

What color should begin the following sequence of words? ??? fruit letter computer number subject consume before cut cry slide gentle awake not rain cold Hint 1 Hint 2 Hint 3 Hint 4 Hint 5
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### Beneath the Waves

What is unique/unusual about the following strange couplet? a serene summer moon waxes over a wave-worn azure sea. an orca moans an arcane verse as mermen caress a venomous sea anemone.
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### A Suite of Thirteen (Company #4)

The following thirteen English words all share a certain property: ACE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE TEN JACK QUEEN KING However, there is a fourteenth word that belongs to this group, ...
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### Letter Word Sequence Riddle

A 3x3 box is given to you with two blank squares. You have to fill a letter in each to form a nine lettered word beginning from one of the corners and ending in the middle while going clockwise. Can ...
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### Balancing Words

Many words are balanced, but most are not. All of the following are examples of balanced words GOLD LEMONS UNCOOKED BORDERLINE LILLIPUTIANS COUNTERBALANCE PREDETERMINATION while none of the ...
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### US-States, again

This is a variation of List of US-states without common letters . This is supposed to be more difficult and challenging than the original problem. Create a list of US-States, one name per line, such ...
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### List of US-states without common letters

Create a list of US-state names with one state name per line, so that no two distinct lines on your list contain a common letter. Let $L$ be sum of the lengths of all the state names on your list (...
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### Bring the words into the right order!

The following words have a hidden but very distinguished property that allows to order them in a very natural way: pins up iron sigma eyes another ball face sum monkeys What is the very ...
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### A fellowship of nine words

I am talking about a set of uncapitalized, everyday English words, each with five or more letters that all share a certain property. There are only nine words in Merriam-Webster that have this ...
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### Figure out the list of 10 words

For this puzzle, you must figure out a list of 10 words. Each of the following words is a clue for a word in the list: Candy Jack Following Territory Area Common Improve Straight Membrane Leg The ...
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