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A-maze-ing Tiles

This is an entry to the 12th fortnightly challenge "No, No, No! You are smart, I give you that, but finding your way through the previous mazes will not free you from my fury!" Sigh, and ...
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I am an expression of a deer mint - Clue One

You wake up one morning, and immediately look over at the letter on your bedside table. It reads: Dear [redacted]: You have been chosen to assemble the most powerful thing in the world - the [...
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What is the shortest way to make an equality?

Ok, I realized that my puzzle was broken and my intended solution didn't work. I'll leave it there so that the not-so-hard earned answer doesn't go away. Rules: Round to the nearest hundredth The ...
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Knights on a Torus

An 8×8 chessboard is in the shape of a torus. (This means that the board "wraps around" - you can go left from a2 and come out on h2, for instance. It also works vertically - you can go up from f8 and ...
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“A both ways word”

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"I always wear a shoe"

Cock-a-doodle-doo! My colour's any hue Although I'm put upon the foot I always wear a shoe. Source (this is not intended to be used to look up the answer, but is ...
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“Hidden fish”: old riddle

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Five-letter English word that contains only two distinct letters

Is there any 5-letter English word that uses only 2 distinct letters?
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Two-line "Who am I?" riddle [closed]

John is a man living in London. One day, his friend, a riddle maker, sent him a riddle: I can change but not eliminate Less than no in three have me Who am I? John couldn't solve the riddle. ...
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Minimalist posters - Can you find the movie?

- Let's watch your favorite movie ! - If you can guess what it is ! It's hidden in this five minimalist posters - But I don't have time to watch 5 movies... - Oh don't worry there's only one ! ...
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I am very old. Older than any of you here. Who am I?

I am very old. Older than any of you here. I show myself periodically, not always. I took birth at The Cradle. Very soon, I will make history. I have become the monopoly of the ...
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The Persistence Of Memory

You find yourself on the floor, slowly waking up and unable to remember how you got here. As you slowly come to your senses, you realize that another weird guy has trapped you in another unfamiliar ...
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How many matchsticks minimum can you move to make this true?

Ok here are some rules because it would be too easy/too hard without them Round to nearest 100th The first number cannot be an integer Needs to be an equality No mixed numbers Hint:
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Labryca -- Floor 2: No Cues

Labrycean Navigator You are currently on: 2F 1F 2F 3F 4F 5F 6F 7F 8F 9F 10F 11F Background Here is the second bi-weekly challenge from the "Labryca" series. I wish luck to anyone who is ...
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Crossing the Universe

Would you think I'll ever change? Or am I gonna stay the same? Refrain from nothing, I'll maintain, Like my Beatles, I'll remain, Do you have five words to chain?
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Welcome to Cubing

After the critical feedback on the previous question, here is the new question... It so happened that one day, your nephew came to you and said that he wanted you to play a board game with you. You ...
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You'll find me when you reach not 21, but more - What am I?

An American brand of shampoo, I'm quite the work of art. I come with a boom and can sadden your heart. You'll find me when you reach not 21, but more. I'm measured and sometimes even lusted for. I'll ...
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A-maze-ing Dice

This is an entry to the 12th fortnightly challenge "So you have escaped my labyrinth of words, and now you think you are free, do you? Well, I have news for you: Think again! Ha Ha Ha Ha" ...
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You can see the real me If you just try hard a bit, what am I?

Hello I am new and this is my first riddle, sorry for the bad english! You should guess what am I I'll tell you Mark is my name There are many friends of mine but I'm the easier to tame I won't ...
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Hear and Know Here and Now

Said the cop to the crook who was making a haul: "You seem like a pattern that's seen on a wall. When a jailer has pity and unlocks your gate, You may well rejoice in the change of your state." ...
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I am a fruit. Who am I?

I am not on earth but on Moon, I am not sad but Angry, I am dressed so not Naked, I am not bad so Good, I am not bird so I am not Owl, Guess which fruit I am talking about?
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I taught a lenient student about carbon - What's the hidden subject?

Can you find the hidden subject of this message? Samples occur throughout the passage and there is a somewhat obvious clue included also. I want to help teenagers to pass the science test. To do ...
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Riddle about a big family

We are a big family. We are of alien origin, but bear Latin names. We are all descendants from one, but some of us are born "in vitro". Our 101st family member, although is not noble, and is not "the ...
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MathJax re flex

MathJax mirror on the wall, what is the fairest code of all? Let’s find the minimal replacement for (replace this line) in the following MathJax code ...
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I Just Go About My Business

You might owe them an apology, The saxophone can be a key, I'm looking for a specific word, It has one of the world's smallest turds. If you find one, leave it be, Feeding the world keeps it busy, ...
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I have been puking for days on end

I feel quite sickMy symptoms indicate deathI have been puking for days on endMy hair is a messI feel bloated beyond beliefAnd with my fever I will be dead by the end of the week What am I, and what ...
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Me and some friends

I went out with friends, with ice and with flame. We all play our parts, in a really fun game! But unlike those friends, I haven't a set name. Call me "whatevr", I'll work all the same. Who ...
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Half of a Hot Plate

You walk into physics class with your friends, and your teacher is already there. She's left what looks like a large, thick, plate out by an old-fashioned coal heater (for some reason, your school has ...
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What is this letter about?

You open your mail to find a mysterious note - whoever wrote it, they didn't sign their name! Long time no talk - I've been busy writing! In fact, I've been invited to give a speech on it. To ...
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What am I? (First riddle :)

This is my first riddle, please give me feedback. I would also be interested in a better way of presentation, like choice of words or even a rhyme scheme because I'm no native speaker :) ...
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Alice and the Fractal Hedge Maze

This is an entry to the 12th fortnightly challenge. Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. ...
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Aportion blame for this unsolved cryptic crossword clue

I just rediscovered this cryptic crossword clue I transcribed many years ago (from The Guardian or possibly The Times) but, although I keep coming back to it occasionally, I still can't solve it: ...
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A-maze-ing Wordsearch

This is an entry to the 12th fortnightly challenge You and your party realize that you possibly shouldn't have crossed the mad wizard at the black tower when all your vision goes pink and pale. When ...
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Move only 2 matchsticks to find the equality

Just move two matchsticks to find the equality in the equation below: Note: There are two reasonable answers.
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How to get the sum 30 by choosing 3 numbers from these sequence? [duplicate]

I have a sequence of numbers - 1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15 I want to get the sum 30 by choosing 3 numbers from this sequence of numbers . The numbers can be repeated. Thank you
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Difficult sequence

Here I go : $3 + 5 + 6 = 15 \ 18 \ 72$ $5+ 5 + 6 = 25 \ 30 \ 94$ $5 + 6 + 7 = 30 \ 35 \ 85$ $5 + 5 + 3 = 25 \ 15 \ 73$ $9 + 4 + 7 = 36 \ 63 \ ? $ Replace ? with appropriate number
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Witches always find it funny to curse me

I am a source of good ideasBut I am also a source of great tragedyWitches always find it funny to curse meCreeps and thieves never seem to like my presenceBut only if others are around with meMost ...
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You just need to reinterpret

I sit, usually silently, at a very certain place When I'm not silent, I buzz erratically, all over the place Forgive me for my horrid rhyme, but you've seen me all the time I'm willing to bet that you'...
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La Madame- Who am I?

La madame I'm originally from France But I never really stayed there You can find me in Las Vegas You can find me in Times Square I have my own private island Though I really am not that shy I even ...
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Can you solve the following equation by moving exactly 3 matchsticks? [closed]

If yes, how? (every line is a matchstick)+--------- | | | +---------+ | | | | | | | | | ...
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Another Cryptic Crossword

This one probably isn't so tough either. (Why do I have to write this stuff to meet "quality standards"?) Errant mineralogist is a disheveled feminist. (6,7)
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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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