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Ready for my rap album?

Initially, I played music, but after a spell, they called me disreputable, I said "oh well" The judge said I was out of order, but he was wrong, I wasn't in at the beginning, but two places ...
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With zero I propel

With zero I propel With two I can be wild With eight I show age With eighteen I'm quite loud With nineteen I'm in a cloud Not sure how long these have been around, but inspired by: I am not falling, ...
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Help me with my friends code?

My friend has asked me to decrypt his code but I haven’t been given any clues and I was looking to see if any one could help me crack it. The code is: ╔á╔ª56╔áãÆ╔á╔ª56╔áãÆãÆ45╔áÓ½«2ãÆ45╔áÓ½...
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Overheard and understood

The other day, I was eavesdropping and I heard strange scraps of a one-sided conversation. Although I didn't get much out of it at first, I was able eventually to identify the speaker by his initials. ...
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Center board puzzle

The white pieces in the above position should maneuver themselves into the flipped starting position (i.e. king in e3). All pieces makes regular moves within the 4x4 center squares. By removing a pawn ...
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A Riddle of Ages

At birth, I was everything At two, I was playful At three, I wanted to communicate At six, I experienced a setback At seven, I was overly bold At eight, I provided safe passage By thirteen, I was ...
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Saving gamer Ryan!

Ryan is an avid gamer. He has played all sorts of games ranging from consoles like Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, etc. to PC games to mobile games. One day, it was raining heavily outside and (as always)...
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I am not falling, what am I with zero?

I am not falling!! With zero I listen. With two I growl. With four I am close. With seven I spin. With twenty I flow. What am I with zero?
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How to become a millionaire by selling coconuts? [closed]

A woman is buying many coconuts for 5\$ a dozen. Afterwards, she is selling the coconuts for 3\$ a dozen. After this transaction, the woman has become a millionaire! How could that happen? Hint: ...
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My infix wants to learn, my prefix is about

My prefix is about My infix wants to learn My suffix wants to get things done My whole is a redecoration
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Chess Puns Don't Get Much Worse Than This

(1) How should the game end with best play on both sides? (2) Use the clue to complete the bad pun!
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Aliens have crashed on Earth. Please help them!

Year is 2050. Aliens have been discovered and is now acknowledged as a friendly species towards humans. They now comes for regular visits on Earth and has a friendly relation towards humans. One day, ...
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How to get these outputs using these inputs?

Examples of inputs and outputs: Input: 3 7 20 Output: 1 Input: 17 2 1651 Output: 34 Input: 4 3 5 Output: 2 Input: 1000000000 1000000000 1000000007 Output: 49 Input: 27 37 100 Output: 99
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Minimum time to cross the bridge

There are 6 friends A, B, C, D, E and F who want to cross a bridge. However, there are two problems. First, the bridge can only accommodate two persons at a time. Second, it is night and they need the ...
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How to Trap Your Moderator

You have locked your least favorite moderator behind a 27x27 Sudoku... Now you regret, but you have forgotten how to solve the puzzle... CSV version: ...
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What am I with zero?

With zero I am falling. With two I am smart. With four I am wet. With seven I am food. With twenty I am fast. What am I with zero?
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An odd combo-puzzle! (Franken-puzzle?)

Here's what you get: Body needs to be 30 characters! :):)
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9 students, 9 clues, 1 solution

There were 24 students in a science class. As a challenge, the teacher pulled 9 of those kids, and told them they needed to order themselves in a specific way, but not tell anyone exactly why they ...
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What is the answer to this puzzle?

My friend sent me this puzzle over Discord asking if I could figure it out. I tried for over an hour and I got pretty far but I've hit a bump. The puzzle goes as follows, There are five colored doors ...
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My prefix is Weird, My suffix is a Friend (v2)

This is the same question as My prefix is weird, My suffix is a friend, but with a couple of ever-so-slight modifications (and obviously a different answer): My prefix is Weird. My suffix is a Friend....
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My prefix is weird, My suffix is a friend (v1)

My prefix is weird. My suffix is a friend. My infix is a creature to be feared. My whole has a massive extend*. *Clarification (not needed, but may clear something up): Check out another version of ...
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With three I seep into notes, With two I don't want jokes

With five I'm not from bots. With four I connect the dots. With three I seep into notes. With two I don't want jokes. With one I have three eyes. The line above is where the answer lies. Hint:
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What does this program suffer from?

A program named Lxndr.exe along with a readme.txt suddenly appeared on my desktop. The readme reads I think I show some ...
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Cryptic Family Reunion: Down in a Hole

The answer to this puzzle is a list of ten thematically related words or proper names or phrases. Each of these is clued cryptically, and the theme is to be determined. Since the definition part of a ...
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Always remember this one thing

After a particularly rough day, Ann went to her abuela for advice. Being rather cryptic, her grandmother provided her this picture and said, "The blocks are always happy, because they remember ...
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Covert Conversation - A North Daniels' Puzzle

It's very important to keep your login details secure, which might entail not writing it down, encrypting them, or using a password manager. What you should not do is save them on some random USB and ...
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Can you get to the final message?

I am unsure of the difficulty of this puzzle, but feel free to give it a try My prefix is almost dissolved My infix is an array My suffix forms nouns of action I am the key t nwl i queyh v Since it'...
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I am sick and tired of hearing this

A US state declares victory showing an important document in the last year of a wonderful 7 year period What is that?
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After the funeral

The mood was sombre in the lawyer’s office. Eight members of the Picodie family gathered together to hear the reading of their recently deceased father’s will. Around the table sat Eli, Ron, Agnes, ...
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Squares related to circles [closed]

Fibonacci numbers, circles, squares; everything is connected in the digital world. Can you make two squares from a circle? Seven decimals should be accurate enough. Which two numbers am I seeking? I ...
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Methods to produce solvable deals in Klondike-solitaire?

About 20% of Klondike-solitaire deals are not solvable. My question is what are the best methods to produce only solvable deals? I thought about two options: Deal a random permutation, then try to ...
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Orchard planting problem for squares

The classic Orchard planting problem asks for the maximum number of 3-point straight lines attainable from a configuration of $n$ points drawn on a plane. Here we are interested in a variant of this ...
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Another what am I?

The structure is a hint as well, the punctuation is irrelevant in that sense. tap a cabalistical sum; counterdemonstrations, fabrications, I antienthusiastically circumstantiate unexceptionability ...
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my prefix can turn to sand, my suffix is at hand

my prefix can turn to sand my suffix is at hand my infix is a French end the whole is a famous movie
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My Latest Password

-What is your password?- my niece asks me. -It is a four digit number. -I know that. -It is divisible by precisely three primes. -Tell me more. -It has at least one common divisor greater than 1 with ...
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Sorry, I'm new. to this SE

spoil the unlukcy number for this text fbeel, V'z arj fb gvuf jvyy or fchre rm. 3 > 4 and 4 > 3 ^\w|[A-Z]|[^w](?=i) is the whole clue minus a letter. Find it ...
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Rabbit's favorite beverage

Your best friend, the rabbit, was coming out of his burrow one morning and you happened to be nearby! "Good morning, friend!" said the rabbit. "Good morning!" "I've got a ...
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Variant of the hardest logic puzzle ever

I have landed on a new planet and there are 4 people there. One of them is a truth teller and they always speak the truth. The other is a liar and they always lie. The other 2 are random and they ...
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Orchard planting problem for circles

The classic Orchard planting problem asks for the maximum number of 3-point straight lines attainable from a configuration of $n$ points drawn on a plane. Here we are interested in a variant of this ...
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Twenty Troubles

What does this list represent? 20 (e.g.) 20 (exactly) 20 (compared to 350) 20 (compared to 3) 20 (e.g.) 20 (when scored by the NY Giants in 1991) 20...21...22...23... 20 (when the last in this list) ...
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Pick the correct shape for these patterns [closed]

Does anyone know the correct shape that corresponds to the following patterns of shapes for each image and explain why? Part A Part B
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Lawbreaking by the numbers

Special Agent Benford has been stymied by a third unsolved case of miscreant creative accounting and will voluntarily retire from the Fraudulent Numbers Task Force. Benford’s ability to detect ...
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Break into Goldbach's safe

You need to unlock a safe by typing in the correct password. All you have is the following note: ...
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My prefix is true, My suffix is there for you

My prefix is there for true. My suffix is there for you. My infix is all I've got. Is my whole after not?
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Two words: Great in isolation, terrible when paired

I have in mind two words: great in isolation, but terrible when paired. Spoken aloud, you may be forgiven for thinking the first word is two in number. A mistake of stress. Written down, you may be ...
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Formula for the sequence 1, 1, 1, 21, 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 1, 6,

The sequence 1, 1, 1, 21, 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 1, 6, ... appeared in one of my tutorial sheets in 2019. I assumed that the fourth term, 21, was a mistake (was supposed to be ..., 2, 1, ...) then it made ...
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Highest n where an equal number in all cells is (im)possible

Inspired by Board with all 2020s : Zeroes are written in all cells of a n×n board. We can take an arbitrary cell and increase by 1 the number in this cell and all cells having a common side with it. ...
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Making *9* congruent triangles from the pieces of a triangle dissection

Working on the making 7 congruent triangles from the pieces of a triangle dissection question I realized it's possible to do even better! So here it is for extra points: Use six lines to cut a ...
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My infix helps prevent suicide, my suffix is Protocol

My prefix is number 17 My suffix is Protocol My infix helps prevent suicide My whole fastens
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Riley Riddle taken two steps further

My prefix is in affirmation My suffix in its full form is filled with folklore My infix was discovered My circumfix keeps you up to date My transfix might be bought when you're out with friends My ...

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