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A tempting path for many

When I call, few resist. The way is secured. You can find your living, Mark your time, Or lose your liver. Though I can glitter, I am not just gold. What am I?
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Clock time Puzzle

What will be the time when the hour, minute, and second hands will all coincide in between 6 O'Clock and 7 O'Clock? How should I approach this type of question? Can anyone explain it?
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Old Will Shortz puzzle

This one should also should be easy. You shouldn't have trouble with this one. Which actress is a "sweet talkin'" girl?
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Why are these shapes impossible to draw with the given rules?

The image above shows a group of shapes, all with lines leading to their center point. These shapes cannot be drawn with the following rules: You may not trace over over an already existing line. You ...
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I'm big, I'm small, I'm great - What am I? [closed]

I, myself, make no sound but you've heard me, at any rate With my help, you may be drowned I'm big, I'm small and I'm great I am quite the hair raiser What am I? Edit: Apologies for creating a ...
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Find the missing number: 321,6; 432,48; 333,81; 432,353; 321,?

Looking for the solution of IQ question below: 321 6 432 48 333 81 432 353 321 ?
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The Power of Red - A "Who Am I" Riddle

Hi! This is my first riddle. Have fun trying to solve it! ...
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I have many friends [closed]

I have many friends Some of which you know I know sans, but not papyrus Sometimes people think I can be Italian But in reality I can only be quite loud I excel in many things And can ...
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Clever Jack - A logical fairy tale

As so often happens in fairy tales, there once was a king who had an intractable problem, one that even his wisest advisers could not solve. After many years of frustration, the exasperated king ...
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Cryptic Crossword: Pokemon Korean Pop Star avoids object thrown at his head! (7)

Shouldn't be too hard: Pokemon Korean Pop Star avoids object thrown at his head! (7)
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More than one, What am I?

You see that I am more than one, Without me you cannot have won. Puzzle out how much I have done. Hiding in measures you'll find me, Part of power that helps you see. In kids transportation I'll be....
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What does this random string of sentences mean?

I went to my doctor a few days ago, to tell him about problems focusing, concentrating, irritableness, etc. He merely laughed and handed me a slip of paper, which had this on it: Veritable nuns zap ...
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Would you tell me what I am?

I am frequently prone to distraction, But often I am making the big decision. Many a tunnel has been me, And I have been many a tree. Sometimes I can be rolling fast, Other how a ...
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What is the solution to this word puzzle? [closed]

The word 'Moth' is located left center in the square. In a vertical column at the right side of the square is the word 'cry' written four times. I'm stumped.
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100 Prisoners' Names in Boxes - Save them all!

This puzzle is based on 100 Prisoners' Names in Boxes: Names in Boxes The names of 100 prisoners are placed in 100 wooden boxes, one name to a box, and the boxes are lined up on a table in a ...
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I will introduce you to my wife and children, what family am I?

My family is building trust (<>.<>) I have three meaningful children :3 Parents (mom/dad) always stay beside each children <3 However, I often change my children if I don't like them!...
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I'm the Village Idiot

A payment for the kings, A child of rock who sings, The sign says you can't do it, In Spain, you might go through it. You will find me in a void, I was coined by Sigmund Freud, Above you'll find me ...
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My three little friends - a riddle with a story

Hi everyone, solve this riddle: I have three friends, they're all little... another world is where they live, wherein there can be no eclipse. My closest friend is the first one, always follows me ...
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Via Latin from Greek

I come via Latin from Greek, Step in the direction of something big, so to speak. The scholars know me very well, Without me, they may fail. I provide a helping hand to all, and found ...
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Six, six to find the one - Who am I?

To start at number seventeen One does rise so prominently With thirty eight now in between And fifty five completely Six, six to find the one Six, six but found in three Six, six and ...
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ᚫᛄ•ᛟᛋᚱ•ᛗᚣᛚᚩᚻ•ᚩᚫ•ᚳᚦᚷᚹ•ᚹᛚᚫ•ᛉ

This is the rune page which has been found on-line in May 2014 released by the mysterious cyber group, Cicada 3301. It consists of cipher text which is the hint to the included hash. Transcript: ᚫᛄ•...
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MathJax exposed

  WARNING   $ \color{red}{\boxed{\boxed{ \sf ~~{ \large N \, S \, F \, P \rlap{\small P\&CG~SE} }~~~ \huge\raise-.2ex\...
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Quote the Raven

What is the answer? Once 'pon this midnite dreary, while I thought, weak and weary, Over a many quaint an epicurious volumes and forgoten lore— As we're nodding, nearly napping, sudenly there ...
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Suicide in the Kitchen (or murder...) [closed]

One day a detective investigates a case where a dead man was found in the kitchen of his house. Police reason that this was an act of suicide, judging that he had pills in his mouth. The detective ...
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The Presidential Safe

Obama has hired you as a PI and you walk into the Oval Office. He steps up from his desk, shakes your hand and hands you a page torn from a diary. "Don't ask where I found it." As you glance down, ...
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It is impossible to know how old I truly am - What am i?

I fall in flames, I go upwards swiftly, My origin is Buddhist in belief, but not in karma It is impossible to know how old I truly am What am I? PS. First riddle
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Whaddaya mean "safety first"?

There was once a sport. A common one. Playing it invariably hurt you, quite bad. So, some clever-clogs decided to introduce health-promoting equipment. The 'safety' equipment actually caused more ...
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My password is 2

Evil mastermind PhD Evil, is trying to destroy the north pole. In order to foil his plan you need to log on to his computer. Alas you don't know the password, thankfully PhD Evil thinks he is too ...
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Improving portraits - who am I?

I am a tool for improving portrait photography I'm half as valuable as salt I am at home in many places, one of those is the exact middle of a popular dairy product I'm often considered the same if ...
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I never live on land - What am I?

You'll often find me in a book You can catch me if you can hook And smoke me red. If you follow me, you will be a lost boy. I like to tinker with your attention, ahoy I never live on land. What ...
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The tiny garden

Another small riddle, same theme as last time. Making these isn't easy, especially the rhymes: My wee tiny courtyard, a grove of some trees, entering is easy, but leaving's no breeze. Once your ...
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What does this program try to tell?

I tried to open an non existent page on stackoverflow and received "Page Not Found" warning however didn't understand what the code next means. Do you know what SO try to tell?
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I rest at attention - Who am I?

In your belly I'm cause for alarm, But among friends I delight and charm. With shimmering scales and all-seeing eyes I rest at attention - who am I?
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Let's look at this simple logical query [duplicate]

.: Aziz is talking with Rashid: " If I pass the exam on Friday , I will spend the weekend in the mountain. I will also bring my sister Nigora with me, If she feels ok". On Sunday morning Rashid meets ...
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How can we solve this question? [closed]

The 22 students of the course of History of Italian Opera must write a short paper about at least two composers, they have a better grade, if they choose to write a paper about one more composer. ...
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Humphrey meets Laureen in town

Laureen is talking with Humphrey: "if the weather is good on Sunday I will go to the horse races. I will also bring my friend Sam with me, if he feels ok". on Sunday afternoon Humphrey meets Laureen ...
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What's the next number and why?

What's the next number and why? 1,602,817,493,294,902
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Coordinate puzzle help

This is a puzzle from a scavenger hunt website (the solution should be a series of numbers for coordinates - I need someone smarter than me to solve it! "It often occurs to me that I must have ...
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A Canadian with a flat tire

A Canadian gets a flat tire and is stuck on the side of the road. Name a thing such that if he does not have it, he will be in it.
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I'm not a Terrorist!

I'm not a terrorist, but you don't like me,  I'll mess up your code and your recipes,  I'll bring software to its knees,  You can find one like me in all industries. Who am I? Hint:
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Telling the truth

Atal said Sonia did it. Sonia said Kumar did it. kumar said George did it. George said that he didn't do it and Laloo confessed that he did it if Atal didn't do it. One of the five of them did it ...
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How do you transport 42 cars?

You're a soldier in the dictator's army. The dictator is very impressed with your incredible abilities. He asks you this question: There are 42 cars in this parking lot over there. How do you ...
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I have many names, but one. I have infinite names, but none. All, but none, are mine. What am I?

I have many names, but one. I have infinite names, but none. All, but none, are mine. Hint:
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I am losing my place in the world

Glory to the Pokemon fliers- I am second only to their successor (not by any other name). The first was replaced by a new model, the second's son went down in glory. The third will be me. I lord ...
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Self Answering Puzzles [closed]

Give the right guess in an English sentence self answering puzzle offer that contains eighty four words, one hundred and nineteen syllables, ten As, two Bs, five Cs, seven Ds, fifty nine Es, fifteen ...
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Three Dice minimum value

You shall form three dice, placing 18 distinct integers on the faces of three cubes. Your goal is to be able to obtain all the integers between 1 and 216, inclusive, as the sum of the integers on the ...
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What is the password?

You are a mechanic for McSmith Waterworks. You are called on site due to an emergency. A secret chamber has been discovered and some machinery in it has been activated. This machinery starts ...
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Welcome to Oɴᴇderland

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I am a person, but my identity is unknown. Who am I?

I am a person, but my identity is unknown. Who am I? I am interested in an object that was first created in 1936. I am known across the web. I am unknown to people who try and track me down. I smile ...
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I'm here for your Confession - What am I?

I'm here for your confession, And I'm found in a progression, I might be found in a creamery, I'm also named for a deity, You seldom work when I'm around, Which has me feeling kinda blue, So you ...

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