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Magic number 27 using only odd numbers [closed]

How do you make a magic square with magic number 27 using only odd numbers? \begin{array} {|c|c|c|} \hline -&-&-\\ \hline -&9&-\\ \hline -&-&-\\ \hline \end{array} $1,3,5,7,...
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What's the next pattern in the sequence?

there. I came across this puzzle in a primary school booklet for selective high school exams in Australia. Please help me find out the next pattern to appear in the sequence, as shown in the picture ...
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The Great Key Mix-Up

You're plant-sitting for your friend while he's gone on vacation. Upon getting to the front door, you take out the key ring he gave you. There are a few different keys on it all mixed together. You ...
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Cryptic Puzzle for Puzzlers: PART II

You are a cryptanalyst who works for the US Army. You have been intercepting what is believed to be enemy spies' communiques. However, the documents are very normal looking: Good Morning, The lasagna ...
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Twelve Labours - Prologue

This puzzle serves to introduce the ‘Twelve Labours’ series of puzzles. Its solution is standalone and does not contribute to the meta-puzzle at the series end. “Wake up, wake up, wake up! What are ...
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How did these grassy hillsides become unevenly terraced? [closed]

In Colombia, many grassy hillsides are unevenly terraced, like in the photo below. How did this happen? This terracing can also occur on hillsides that never had these palm trees on them. It probably ...
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Don't they see, what they do to me?

I'm the essence of every living being But humans seem to not understand Even though others are always fleeing They keep using for their demand Soon I will just watch from above How evil and innocent ...
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Where is the girl?

A girl called Claire suddenly disappeared two weeks ago. She left strange notes before she left. Her parents asked everybody to help find their girl. Last diary entries: [12.02.2019] Prep for mom ...
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How many different Paths exist in this journey?

Rules: 1. Start from point A reach back to point A. 2. Each path needs to be visited at least once and only once in each journey. 3. never turning off at crossroads. to make it more understandable ...
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Forming numbers from a given word [closed]

How many integers can you form using the letters of the word "interchangeability"? Note: You can ignore spaces when forming numbers.
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Number whose letters are in alphabetical order [duplicate]

Can you find the smallest number whose letters are in alphabetical order when spelled out in English?
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Find missing number in the transformation 2 [duplicate]

Can you find the missing number? This number has a single digit. 1 → 3 3 → 5 5 → 4 4 → ? Good luck!
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A Cryptic Riddle for Puzzlers

You asked your friend Joe, (whom you know to be avid about cryptography), who he would ask to dance with at Prom and you receive later inside your locker signed by Joe this: Happy as a Lark in a ...
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An enrypted clue for the police

A well known German drug dealer contacted his accomplice with an encrypted note. The police caught the accomplice during a drug deal and found the note in his backpack. Note: (For those who can't ...
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This is a Noteworthy Riddle

I am verifiable but uncommon. I am always behind you. I don't know what to say. I am a lawmaker. I am a cat. I am an alien. I am that with which I began. Who am I?
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Avoid Distractions

Got this puzzle from my colleague, which he says he made it and says use whatever means to solve, so no problem with posting here. Trying to solve this puzzle but unable to get with it. Hint 1: ...
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How do you solve this puzzle? [closed]

I don't know how to solve it. Please help me.
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Find number 8 with the least number of tries

You and your friend plays a game. In this game, there are numbers written on the cards from 1 to 12 on one side (so 12 cards in total). The other side is blank. You can write anything on the blank ...
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Follow me my dear friend

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Haselbauer-Dickheiser Test no. 1: Matrix problem with four dots and tiles shifting colors [on hold]

This problem is the first problem from the Haselbauer-Dickheiser Test. I find this to be one of the harder problems on the test that I haven't solved. To me, the test is weird in the sense that it ...
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A Problem of Succession

In the kingdom of Puzzlevania, the old king has recently passed away. And, what's worse, he left the following instructions to his five children (In order of age: Anne, Barry, Charles, David, and ...
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Remove last letter 4 times, get a real word each time, starting word is a car model [closed]

The best I tried so far: Ford Explorer Explore Explor - not real Explo - not real Expl - not real
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Can you help me with a logic to solve this puzzle?

I know the concept of pairing and removed pairs but what other concepts should I use to solve this?
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Disordered Cryptic Orders

... two targets ... the 3 A's of war ... dressed in ... your mission is ... we must prevent ... If the first message wasn't cryptic enough, the rest wasn't much clearer. What we do know is ...
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Help Me unlock her phone

She knows all my passwords and when I asked her what is your mobile password (pattern), she gave me a chit which was exactly: it was neVer your password Can someone help me unlock her phone? It ...
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A curious 5x5 square

Can you fill a 5x5 grid with numbers from 1 to 5, such that every number occurs exactly once in each row, exactly once in each column and exactly once in each broken diagonal (in both directions)? ...
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What is the missing letter?

there. I came across a puzzle about a missing letter in a primary school exercise booklet for selective high school exams in Australia. The puzzle is the one shown in the picture below. It looks like ...
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The travel to a friend

You want to visit your close friend in the city Averola. For the long travel you brought your dog with you. Unfortunately, the guards in front of the gate to the city won't let you through. One of the ...
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Fire and Water, Hear Me Roar

My first is the first of an outrageous utterance My second the second of appropriate circumstance My third's the essence of heat, why anything cools My last a procedure, all about the rules ...
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A village with not enough resources

Village Morental Population: 20 You: a visitor The village doesn't have enough resources for 20 people. The king decides to ban 10 villagers from the village. The king is not ruthless, so he gives ...
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I am often given, occasionally stolen, rarely sold, and never borrowed

For some I bring the gift of life, For others I bring death instead, I've been known to mend relationships, Or to tear them apart with gossip and innuendo, Some think of me as a wild rockstar, But I ...
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2 Guards, 3 Keys, 2 Locks

There are 2 guards: one only tells the truth, the other only lies. There are 2 locks and 3 keys: each lock can only have 1 key matched - the 3rd key doesn't do anything. You can only ask one ...
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3 hats paper ball

I received a page in the mail box, crumpled, there are 3 hats stickers on that. RED HAT. YELLOW HAT. BLUE HAT. What does that mean? ...
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Painting edges of a 3x3 grid with 4 colours

Can you paint the edges of a 3x3 grid with 4 colours, such that: The colours of edges of every 1x1 square are different. The colours of edges adjacent to every vertex are different. Here is a ...
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Painting edges of a 2x2 grid with 4 colours

Can you paint the edges of a 2x2 grid with 4 colours, such that: The colours of edges of every 1x1 square are different. The colours of edges adjacent to every vertex are different. Good luck!
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Identify the grid that does not fit into the pattern

In the two rows the grids in each row form a pattern, so there are two patterns and they are similar to each other but not the same. One element (either in the upper or lower row) breaks the pattern. ...
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MSSNG VWLS CNNCT WLL

The words and phrases in the following connect wall are missing their vowels. Insert the missing vowels into each word or phrase (all of the words/phrases are spaced correctly), then sort them into ...
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They say I should work on bigger things

I'm an important figure in my field. Who am I? ----------------------------------------------- | seat | heat | fish | line | |---------------------------------------------| | go ...
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How many people are there?

This is a variation of an old puzzle. The game starts with several people sitting in a circle, everyone facing the back of another person. They are all wearing blind folds, so nobody can see anyone ...
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Knights and knaves puzzler

A very special island is inhabited only by knights and knaves. Knights always tell the truth, and knaves always lie. You meet three inhabitants: Peggy, Joe and Zippy. Peggy claims, "I am a knight or ...
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Find the songs and the event

The ... below refer to songs. Find them, combine them and you get a famous event currently still ongoing. ... can make all this world seem right ... like you want me recognize your age it's a ... ... ...
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Knight and knaves

A very special island is inhabited only by knights and knaves. Knights always tell the truth, and knaves always lie. You meet three inhabitants: Alice, Rex and Bob, where Alice tells you that "Rex is ...
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The Flippin' Magician's 7-card Grand Finale

This question is a followup to this question by @ais523, which itself was a followup to this question by @Wen1now. After touring the globe to accolades when performing his 10-card trick and 8-card ...
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Island of Knights, Knaves, Spies

There are 3 types of inhabitants of a village: knight, knaves, normal. You should map each inhabitant with its type, by asking only this type of question to a person: "Hey X, what is the type of ...
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Treasure hunting with grandpa's old map

Back when you were a kid, your parents always told you and your brother the family legend about your grandfather's hidden treasure. It was quite a good story, and there was even an ancient map and a ...
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Sweeter than honey, hotter than the Sun [duplicate]

It is sweeter than honey. It is hotter than the sun. The King needs it, But a beggar has it. Whoever eats it, dies. Someone sent me this on WhatsApp. I admit I wasn't able to figure it out. ...
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33 Months on Death Row

Every day, execution delayed, Cheating death creatively, Bearing children blissfully, A clever eloquent girl finally earns exoneration. Who am I? Bonus:
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Seven bridges of Königsberg - did people know that it was impossible? [migrated]

I'm not sure if this is the most suitable site for the question. Please feel free to modify or move my post! I have heard that people really walked a lot in Königsberg, trying to solve that seven ...
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A Grandma Riddle

This is my first question, let's hope it's not that simple! What is the fool who dresses as much as possible in summer and lets their clothes fall in winter? What am I?
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I'm not alive, but I can be lively

I come in every shape and every form In society I'm nothing special I'm the norm Without me there would be no control They would die, the things filled with petrol If a being placed me a specific way ...

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