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Guess the object - What Am I Riddle (Part 2)

Having gotten accepted on part 1, here I go: Who am I? You'd like to know, so please just ask who's there, You might have a laugh on my account, I don't really care, If not it's still OK, that's ...
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Guess the object - What Am I Riddle (Part 1)

In one form I can stretch to infinity, in another I have a clearly defined limit. In one form I am very flexible, in another I am exceedingly rigid. In one form intersections are catastrophic, in ...
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My Famous Family and Me

You've seen me often, know me well, my name the scribes and sages tell. My many kin you also know, but I'm most famed, as our kind go. One sister's love is grand largesse, another's like me, more or ...
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The Security To The Party (Part 19: Oh God Another One)

Oh God Another Recap A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are ...
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Riddle Poem: It can be a celebrity and nothing at once

I just wrote this poem. I hope you guys like it. This thing can be so tiny, That's when it has the most variety. Standing up straight it is surrounded, Otherwise it can make things ...
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The king who is entirely sick of those insolent western parties

In a kingdom far far away there is a castle with an irritated king. Why irritated you ask? He just came back from a trip to the western world and he was thrown out from nearly all the parties... just ...
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The Great Binary Puzzle - Part 2

You pass the first room to enter the second room. It isn't that dim like the first room so it is easier to see. You see another combination, but this time you see something scraped on the wall that's ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 18]

Blah, bah, blah, party, blah, blah, blah, spaghetti. First guest arrives, guard says "3", guest says "0", and is admitted. Second guest arrives, guard says "4", guest says "1", and is admitted. ...
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The Great Binary Puzzle - Part 1

You are in a dark room with 1 source of light (a lamp). You see a large door with a combination with nothing but letters. You find a sheet of paper stuck in the door with the numbers, "...
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Murder of the President - Part 4

This is Part 4 of the Murder of the President brainteaser/riddle series. If you have not already, check out the answers for Murder of the President - Part 1 posted by Nit and the answers for Murder of ...
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How can the man get across the river with the two animals and the cabbage? [duplicate]

A man has a wolf, a goat, and a cabbage. He must cross a river with the two animals and the cabbage. There is a small rowing boat, in which he can take only one thing with him at a time. If, however, ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 17!]

You arrive at the party and the host personally comes out to greet you. He invites you in to the party and takes you to his office. What madness is this!?!? He gives you a numbered list of ...
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Neanderthal Man

A neanderthal walks into a room. Inside are a man and a woman with large sticks, surrounded by dozens of unintelligible glass discs and squares. The man (with the stick) comments he can see the ...
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The Security to the Afterparty

So, you got through the guards and to the party? Easy stuff! The number sequences were silly and you walked in and out multiple times. Now what? One of the guests you mingled with at the party has ...
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4 balls - red and blue

I have a black box that contains 4 balls. 3 are red and 1 is blue. I remove two from the box without seeing them. I look at one of them, it is red. What is the probability that the other one is ...
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The Security to the Party 16

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for Spaghetti! Tonight he is trying a new variation on his signature ...
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The SErial Killer (Part 1)

This is part of a series which I'll be continuing if this goes down well enough. If you have any feedback on the puzzle (too hard, too easy, not clear enough, etc) I'd appreciate it so that future ...
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Security to the Party [Part 15] [closed]

Wow. It's all about spaghetti with you folks huh. Well plot twist! He has a new get-rich recipe for pie! As usual you hide and listen the the passwords, this time to you decide to make a chart: "...
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The Security to the Party [Part 14]

The Spaghetti dude just can't get enough of his parties... so there's yet another chance for you and your mate to steal the recipe. The first guest arrives. The security says "3", and the guest ...
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Mysterious Murder Mystery 2

"Take her away!" commands the police officer, as two other officers handcuff the blonde woman. "Good work, Detective! I can see why you were named the number one detective. Keep up the great work!". ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 13]

After pretty sick 12 parties, obviously 13th party occured during "Halloween". Halloween themed party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing ~...
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The Security to the Party [12] (now with party soundtrack!)

This party is so popular! So just like before, you want the spaghetti recipe yada yada yada... basically, you want to get in to the party. The first guest arrives, the security guard says "6". The ...
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The Security to the Party [XI]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who ...
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The Security to the Party [X]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who ...
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I thought she liked me?

I'm a young programmer from NYC attending a conference in London. Last night I met a fellow developer in a bar she was young, beautiful and had the sexiest English accent! As the evening drew to a ...
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Catch the killer

The murderer has fled the scene, you have a feeling he will try to leave the country. You get access to his credit card records and see that he has recently spent £500 on flights at Getaway Travel ...
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Nobody knows me. Nobody wants me

You are going through the belongings of your recently deceased uncle and come upon a small wooden box with the following inscription, presumably describing its contents. Those who take me, won't ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 9]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing ~ his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people the host knows ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 8] [closed]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing ~ his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people the host knows ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 7]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who ...
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2answers
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The Security to the Party [Part 6]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who correctly ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 5]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who correctly ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 4]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who correctly ...
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The Comforting Death Message

Linda sadly passes away in a stampede of elephants and when she reaches St. Peter, she is distressed because she doesn't think she'll be buried properly on the family grave plot and having to listen ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 3] [closed]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing — his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who correctly ...
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The Security to the Party [Part 2]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing ~ his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people who correctly ...
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The Security to the Party [closed]

A party is being held at a local mansion. The host is very rich and his success is because of one thing ~ his famous recipe for Spaghetti! The only guests that may attend are people the host knows ...
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Murder of the President - Part 3

This is Part 3 of the Murder of the President brainteaser/riddle. If you have not already, you might want to see the answer for Murder of the President - Part 1 posted by Nit and the answer for Murder ...
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Find the magnet among the two rods

Dilemma You are taken to a dark room and given two thin long rods - 30 cm long and 1 cm thick. One of them is a permanent magnet and the other is pure iron which is not magnetized. Both of them are ...
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How many possible interview slots

The table below illustrates the availability of four interviewers $(i_1, i_2, i_3, i_4)$ at four time slots $(S_1, S_2, S_3, S_4)$. A 1 in the table indicates that the corresponding interviewer is ...
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What's the Password, again?

War has broken out in the kingdom. The king's castle is guarded pretty heavily, by guards with instructions to kill anyone who can't produce the correct password. Unbeknownst to the guards, the ...
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Secret Admirer Secret Message

There are 4 interns at the new government agency. All 4 are comp sci majors. John is the only male. The three girls are all close but secretly like John. Lisa is playing hard to get and hopes John ...
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Time for tea: cake division by lines

This 'cake division by lines' problem was used as an example in one of the lectures I attended at business school. I've searched and it doesn't seem to be on the site yet, so here it is: You have ...
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Who's been stealing Jenny's milk?

Jenny works in an office with four other colleagues and someone has been using her milk. She finds this very annoying as she likes her mid-afternoon tea and she simply can't enjoy the second half of ...
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Will The Ant Ever Reach The Car [Part 2]

A car starts distance 1 from a wall then drives away at constant acceleration $c$. There is length of elastic tied between the wall and the car. Remarkably, this doesn't affect the motion of the car (...
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Will the ant reach the car?

A car starts distance 1 from a wall then drives away at constant speed $ c $. There is a length of elastic tied between the wall and the car. Remarkably this doesn't affect the motion of the car (in ...
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Ernie and the Orthogonal Network

I dropped in on Ernie a while ago and he told me that there was "good news and bad news". I asked him to tell me about it and he explained as follows: "Remember my Casimir-effect electric motor and ...
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Connect four towers by roads

Four guard towers are situated in a square formation of side length 1km. A general wants to build roads to connect the towers so that one can walk from any tower to any tower along the roads, possibly ...
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What is the next shape?

which one is the correct answer of the following picture? What is the algorithm of shapes sequence?
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Man shot from inside car - how did the killer escape? [closed]

A man was shot dead in his car. The doors are closed, and locked. The windows are up. The keys are in the ignition. It's clear from the fragmentation around the bullet hole in the front windshield ...

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