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Triparting a Garden

A gardener wants to trisect his rectangular garden into three parts, with the proviso that he can neither enter on the left and leave on the right AND nor can he enter at the top and leave at the ...
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My whole requires exploration

My prefix gives out relaxation My infix takes in much donation My postfix is 1st in the nation My whole requires exploration What am I?
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Twisted rubiks cube [duplicate]

I have a rubiks cube with two wrong corners. How should I twist it back to get the right orientation?
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Reverse (Big) Boggle

This is a puzzle that I've worked on-and-off for quite a few years, but not being a competent coder, I haven't worked out a definitive solution. I suspect the 1st part is impossible but haven't proved ...
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IPG v5 or Numerical IPG, What's The Difference? (GAN356X)

So I recently bought the GAN356X IPG v5 (stickerless) off of Amazon. When I went to the Gan website, there were two options for GAN356X: IPG v5 and Numerical IPG. On the Gan website it doesn't really ...
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DOTS… What am I looking for?

Dots, dots, and more dots. Try to figure out what they represent.
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Longest in one way

A puzzle somewhat in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. A quick, simple one. Enjoy! Final answer: (17) As Christmas is upon us and my attendance here may be spotty in the coming days, here's a quick ...
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By myself I have many meanings

Left alone, I am very agreeable Three of us is bad news With two of my next door neighbors I become a hero I also can take off with same two neighbors Some other neighbors really ...
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What is a 255b Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a 255b Word™. Use the ...
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COLOR-PUZZLE. Complete the picture

Here is a color-puzzle(Not the best picture but hey :D) If anything is unclear, let me know. But all the information you need should be out there. So... Try complete the picture. Hint1:
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Sharing a Cake with 7, 8, or 9

There may be 7, 8, or 9 guests at a party. The guests will share a round cake (shaped like a cylinder). Define a cut to be any plane or half plane that intersects the cake, i.e. straight cuts only. ...
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Missing number puzzle: how to get this answer?

Today I went to pick up my daughter from school before the start of the winter holidays. I found her chatting with her teacher and they presented me with a little math puzzle. It was on a card from a ...
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Complete the picture

Below we have a set of strange squares. Try complete it!
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Why are the tires flat on one side?

I have a long commute, so I spend a lot of time staring at the cars ahead of me. One unusual thing I've observed is that on most cars the left-hand side tires look like they have less air than the ...
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Have I ever seen my name?

I'm inside karma coming home My name is a palindrome However, have I Ever seen my Name in a holy tome?
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A hidden word riddle [duplicate]

Shown by surprise, you may be annoyed Perused with intent, you may regret Observed on this site, you may verify Inclined on an airplane, you may have seen Hint:
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I always go in first, and come out last. What am I? [closed]

I always go in first, and come out last. What am I? It's from a Swarovski crystal game I'm playing
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Winter is coming

Holidays aren't far, I hope. Source: myself
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12 Distinct Weights' Sorting

There are 12 balls with all different weights. You want to sort these balls by weight. You have a friend who will help you with the ordering process. In each step, you give any 4 balls to your friend ...
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Where did she hide the gift?

It's Christmas soon and you're excited. This year your friend was creative and created a riddle for you. Find your gift. What does the drawing say? (source: myself)
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Connect 12 dots with 7 lines

Connect 12 dots with 7 lines such way that on each line there are 4 dots. Can anyone help me solve this quiz?
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A geometric sequence using one digit

Give the first few terms of a geometric[1] sequence such that: the sequence is increasing and infinite only one digit is used throughout the sequence the terms are written as base ten ...
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Family left in prison

Across 1. Distinction of common man lost in siege of Paris (10) 8. Apprentice and a lead tamer injured a lion of global interest (13) 9. Caesar's greeting met with fury, setting initial ...
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Density-type puzzle: Having A Good Day?

Here's another Density puzzle. I've got to say, I really like making these. Part of this is pretty simple, and part of it is much more complicated. Let's see what happens! Here it is: Solution: (3,1,...
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3answers
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A missing part of a checkerboard

Fill out the missing part (the grey area) and explain the pattern behind the colors of this $9 \times 9$ checkerboard tiles!
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Fill your bucket with 2020

You are given two buckets. These buckets are a bit weird, for the only thing they can hold are numbers. One is empty, but the other one contains numbers $1,1,2$. Your goal is to get the number $2020$ ...
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Can you reach 2020?

Start with the numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 in that order and use the four common operations (+ − × ÷) and number concatenation (ie, you may write 123 concatenating 1, 2, 3) to obtain 2020....
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The five letter word

I will absorb everything, in some of your jewelries. People call me the highest, only to some proper me. Modulo by the highest me, there are so few trees. Modulo by me being 2357, there ...
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Anagram for Umbrella, misspelled

I see you as a circle. You see me as a point. And when you need direction I never disappoint. You see me when you're sleeping, And oft when you awake (Even in the daytime I sit and burn and bake). ...
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Mapmaker mauled by mace meets meretricious monk

After abandoning my job as a researcher due to a pirate attack, I've taken up a job as a galactic cartographer. To support my craft, I've made it my business to explore whichever galaxies I can. ...
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Creating 123456 in the fewest number of steps

You start with the number 1. You can create a new number by applying an operation on two existing numbers (can be the same). The operations are +, - and *. What is the fewest number of steps needed to ...
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Density-type puzzle: __________

I made another Density puzzle. This one is a bit simpler than my last one in that it has less steps, but at the same it feels a bit harder (though I can't judge that accurately as the creator). Here ...
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How many different ways can be read a number without repeating the same digit in an arrangement which resembles a triangle?

The problem is as follows: The figure from belows shows a triangular arrangement where there is a set of numbers. The condition is that in each reading you cannot repeat the same digit and the ...
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Why is my husband sending this photograph? And to whom?

I found an envelope with a photograph inside a couple of days ago. There was no name or address on the envelope, and the photograph just showed some toys. It must be my husband's doing. My kids and I ...
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All That Remains Sudoku

. 2 . | . 7 . | . . 9 . 9 8 | . . . | . . . 3 . . | 9 . . | . . . ---------+---------+-------- 2 . 7 | . . . | . . . . 1 5 | 7 . . | . . . . . . | 1 5 8 | . ...
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Density-type puzzle: Is This Too Difficult?

After seeing some of the puzzles that other people have made, I decided to try making one of my own. I especially like the idea of Density puzzles, invented by @Dmihawk. This is the first puzzle I've ...
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What word am I? (Riley riddle)

My ending is beginning. My beginning is the end of middle. My middle holds it all together. Now read again this riddle!
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Hopscotch Cryptograph

With a little squinting, you should be able to discern a message which runs from the top to the bottom of the text box below. (I have indicated the column with a little arrow.) That is the visible ...
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The Tower Password [duplicate]

A thief plans to break into a castle, but unfortunately, it is surrounded by a moat that the thief cannot possible swim through. The only way they can hope to get in is through the main entrance, ...
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Christmas Sentences

I've received an early Christmas gift with a combination lock and a letter containing a poem and some sentences. There are several typos: I don't believe they're intentional, but they might be. I have ...
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Wrap your head around this treasure hunt

You are participating in a treasure hunt, with the following instructions: X N F I I S + N I G B W P Tired sunrays ...
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2answers
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A big playhouse

A puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. This one probably requires a bit of googling. Enjoy! Final answer: (8) Hint: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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10answers
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Creating 2020 in the fewest number of steps

You start with the number 1. You can create a new number by applying an operation on two existing numbers (can be the same). The operations are +, - and *. What is the fewest number of steps needed to ...
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The Ballad of the Dragonborn

From old unearthed records in a failing museum, this ancient hitherto unknown epic poem was recently unearthed and translated. Written in a rare script, it contains mentions of a mythology that as yet ...
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A quick and easy riddle [duplicate]

Here's a short riddle that my cousin told me: Forwards I am heavy, backwards I am not. What am I?
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Occasionally lonely or found on the floor A favorite use for me is not what I’m for What am I?

Occasionally lonely or found on the floor A favorite use for me is not what I’m for What am I?
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I don't feel like creating this riddle today

My suffix can be found all around the world and many have fought over them. My prefix is all in favor of this riddle. My Infix sounds like the coat of arms.
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Looking for a Country name

Name the country The Humulus lupulus is our water. The heart is our location. and we are surrounded by the Shakespeare sea.
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A flower-shaped robot-control puzzle

The goal of this puzzle is to find a sequence of max 5 commands that will move the triangle through the maze and visit all colored squares. Three types of commands can be used: F0 makes the sequence ...
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2answers
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Missing word! What word am I looking for?

What word am I looking for? Try decipher the following: ((CZ18172612)⁺¹)=_____? Edit; Gary S was very close, but here's a hint...

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