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What Am I? — A Little Riddle

The river, a cycle. The symbol, a part. The node, an object. One word. Hints:
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1answer
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Binary cryptogram from a friend

My friend sent me a "puzzle" in binary, and said that there are multiple steps to solving the puzzle, all of them including decryption. I translated the binary into text and he said that was a good ...
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1answer
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Weird and complex puzzle that we need help with

So basically this is a complex deep web puzzle and we're pretty much stuck at it right now as we don't have any idea what this is about, any help will be aprreciated (the attached images are the ...
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1answer
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Bongard n°4: Neutral vs Town

This is my last puzzle before the holidays, have a nice summer everyone. Here's a link to the rules of these kind of problems: There are six boxes on the left, and another six on the right. The ...
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1answer
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Prime Knight travels through Prime Country

Prime Knight travels through Prime Country... Ride along and Document Details of his Journey As this Prime Knight (only chess move allowed) journeys through Prime land, he makes a pit stop at every ...
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1answer
308 views

Number sequences: 6X000X9, 700XX08,00000015,?,00000015

Here is the question: 6X000X9,700XX08,00000015,?,00000015,?,00000015 This question actually comes from the puzzles made by my friend. He gave me his puzzles recently but I couldn't figure it out. ...
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1answer
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Riddle Number Four

Time for a more challenging encryption, seeing how riddle #3 was decrypted so easily. First, I must note that this encryption was inspired during a chess match I partook in. I call it the ENIGMA ...
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1answer
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Crazy for revenge

@Brandon_J recently asked us in Can't Even Sit Down to identify a movie based on the words tart con arc host I've also been to see a fun movie from a few years ago, just a short one buck ...
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1answer
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Tokyo metro puzzle #5

This is based on the first, second, third, and fourth. It will be the finale of the series. It relies on the answers to the previous four. Takebashi (solved by Nick & Brandon_J) ??? Ikebukuro (...
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1answer
363 views

What is the next sequence of numbers?

Seven and seven is forty-two, Eight and nine are fifty; Ten and eleven are sixty-two, And twelve and twelve are five. What is the next sequence of numbers?
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1answer
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Leveling up and Getting Items! v2

This is follow up question to Leveling up and Getting Items! You are playing an online RPG game with 9 friends of yours (10 people in total) and in the game, there is a 2-player dungeon where you ...
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1answer
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Help with an image I'm assuming is cryptic

Got sent this on Discord, and I need help with identifying if it's like anything secretive or etc. If anyone can help that'd be thankful (Edit) Here's a zoomed version of that string: "...
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1answer
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Shapes with 1/4 area of a quadrilatral

Given nine points connected as described by the black lines. G the middle of AC, I the middle of ED, and H middle of BF. By adding segments connecting points in the drawing, create shapes with area 1/...
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1answer
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Who are they and what do they believe in?

English is not my native language so forgive me if my poem ̶s̶u̶c̶k̶s̶ isn't very well written. It might not even be a poem at all. The riddle still counts, though: Some people come to me all the ...
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1answer
254 views

Tokyo Metro puzzle #2

This is similar to the previous one, however they are independent. The map is here. Here is the riddle: ...
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1answer
347 views

Minimising information to guess all hats correctly

There is a well known N logicians wearing hats of N colors puzzle: N logicians are wearing hats with numbers from 1 to N (each hat has one number; there can be multiple hats with the same number)...
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1answer
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The Librarian's Labyrinth - Part III

"This Library is HUGE!," You say aloud. You hear your voice echoing through the halls and nothing else. How could this be? Who comes here? You start examining the books on the shelves. It's just your ...
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1answer
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Master and Slave versus Bob: hard version

Continuation of: "Sub-puzzle: Master and Slave versus Bob the Violent but Honest Psychopath" and "Master and Slave versus Bob: easy version" The hard version is identical to the easy version (see ...
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1answer
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What is this e mail really saying

Veteran investigator Ken Smith had been following a suspicious e mail trail between John Jones and Robert Brooks.This particular one caught his attention. He was trying to figure it out. From: Jjones@...
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1answer
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #4

Yet another Tokyo Metro puzzle based on the map! Puzzles 1, 2, and 3 are avaliable. Riddle: ...
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1answer
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Why did I create this table? Counting letter frequencies maybe

This is a real puzzle, in the sense that I'm puzzled by what I've found. I stumbled upon a google sheet in my google drive. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...
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1answer
151 views

Puzzle involving - and \

This is a good fun puzzle I made up for my students. Thought people here would enjoy it.
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1answer
65 views

What is another word for eighty if you add one letter to the beginning

What is another word using EIGHTY If you add only one letter to the beginning of eighty?
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I say something. You say “Thanks!”. I say “You're welcome”. What did I say at first?

Work with this: https://pastebin.com/esJCuQAg Clue 1: Clue 2: Clue 3:
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How to choose a crossword grid

I have two clues whose surfaces run together very neatly (no relation between the answers). How do I go about choosing a grid so they appear next to each other? E.g. [Down clues] 4. Jay-Z is worried ...
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Decoding ciphertext with base64 yields obscure unicode

Context: I was given a piece of encrypted string to decipher and I have been stuck at it for a while. To not ruin the point of the problem, I will provide only some description of the text and my ...
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What's this message? It should be in italian

I received a challenge, deciphering "cgo feco a atm", the result, if a sentence, should be in Italian. I've tried the ceasar cipher without success, maybe you can help? Thanks!
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Finding all possible solutions of a japanese sums puzzle

I'm trying to think of an algorithm that gives out all possible solutions to a japanese sums puzzle. It's not an a college assignment or anything, I'm giving puzzles to my cousin for fun, but want to ...
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0answers
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“IMYY4UECAPS↑(111…(1)…1)” Rebus

I was solving some puzzle where I got a password to crack and found hint of it as $``IMYY4UECAPS\uparrow(111...(1)...1)\text{''}$ Some of the things i found out there is SPACE written in opposite ...
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Trying to solve Geocaching puzzle

I'm trying to solve this Geocaching puzzle. NZ NO PE KR AT AT PE AT UK MM SE Hint: Puzzle includes acting The answer to the puzzle should give some GPS coordinates, most likely in the ...
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Possible number based cipher… but which one?

Here's a sequence of numbers: 133, 173, 30, 133, 176, 160, 171, 63, 137, 176, 160, 60, 177 I'm sure they are an important part of a puzzle I'm trying to solve which I found hidden in an image - ...
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549 views

IQ matrix type question

what one should fill in the bottom right square?
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Three is a charm..complete the next six terms

What are the next Six Terms? 97, 72, 65, 73, 55, 48, 89, 80, 39, 85, 77, 36, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ? Complete the full Sequence, if you can. There are altogether 12 more sets.
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Distinct SemiPrimes with Close Factors

I'm in the midst of developing a game for several friends as a friendly competition. It begins with generating the largest distinct semiprime feasible with factors that closely related in length ...
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Need Help Solving A Riddle

Riddle: Hand on Top Hint 1: The answer is a phrase Hint 2: It's known as 3434 and 4343 means the opposite Hint 3: It's was used in WWII Hint 4: The first letter of each word is ...
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Answer is an English word

Hint: Scheduling Conflict From CS50x Puzzle Day.
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Help deciphering number cipher

21,14,01:15,03,01:19,11,10,10:02,15,18,01:21,15:05,01,13,03,11,21,01:21,14,15,21,01:19,14,15,21:21,15,19,21:19,01,05,01:09,05,15,08,01,03:09,03:04,01,07,21,14,21:21,21,11,03,20 9,10,13,1 we ...
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Solve it… Uncover the mystery!

One of my friend, who is really too good with cyphers and puzzles challenged me to solve this one. I think it reveals a name, or date or some information with which he can surprise his friends. That's ...
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Help me save Christmas - clock and word puzzle

My friend created this puzzle, it tells the Grinch's plan to ruin Christmas. I need to derive the plan from the clocks I have counted that there are 60 words. The clue is that time doesn't go ...
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Best strategy for Multiple Blindfolded 3x3 Rubik's Cube event (WCA)

The MBLD event is quite hard on the technique and the memory , testing the 3x3 Blindfolded method. The cube placement strategy as discussed by few officials stand at : Cube Placement The other ...
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Trying to de-code this and I'm having a lot of trouble

The code is: dsetg nvxgn abfus fcaur vvkyq llszs yybik pkefa vbyjj stalk aupoc dvyai qnlrj iewzb qfcct mgqrg xxuqy sapeb reahl btxbz wisfd klbqr letxa zhu I've run it through a bunch of ciphers ...
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How do I solve the first phase (corners) of the gear cube when only one corner is out of place?

I got a gear cube and started scrambling with wild abandon. Then I stopped and tried to solve it. I couldn't. I went online to watch YouTube videos. I learnt there are three phases involved in solving ...
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What Encoding Algorithm is this? Encode table included

Take the word "puzzle" for example. What this algorithm will do is first break it into pairs: pu zz le Translated using the encoding table: ...
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Riddle is boggling my mind

I really need help with this. Any ideas? I think it has something to do with 1D arrays, as per the hint at the bottom. 64x10 implies that there is some sort of table? ...
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AWS Quest - First Clue

AWS are hosting a puzzle hunt: https://aws.amazon.com/awsquest/ - the first clue is here: https://twitter.com/jeffbarr/status/972382654682120192 The only thing we have to Amazon Sphere is Sphere ...
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I was solving a story where there is a puzzle of the following

I was solving a story where there is a puzzle of the following... Can anyone help? There was the picture of Rod of Asclepius beside the alphabets, if this is any sort of clue. What can fit inside ...
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What is the missing item in the following number pattern?

25 13 15 1 14 0 5 21 ? Explain your solution.
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De-ciphering these codes with arrows

First post here. Anyhow, as the title says, I need help in decoding these: First code: up down up up down left up up down down right down enter Second code: ...
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SOLV for Narcissistic UVC

This puzzle highlights some cyclic power Relations. Please provide detailed reasoning of derivation of digits from various power relations given below: $Given$: $A$, $C$, $L$, $N$, $O$, $S$, $U$, $...

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