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Can you solve this Rubik's cube from inside of it?

You have woken up to find yourself trapped in what appears to be a giant Rubik's cube. A Rubik's Cage I suppose. Bewildered, you take a look around (better video on imgur or just click the photo). ...
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A torus maze™™™™™

Since this is a torus maze, the left side of the maze connects to the right side and the top of the maze connects to the bottom. Corresponding openings in the walls of the maze have been labeled for ...
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Place of Safety - A North Daniels' Puzzle

It's not everyday you get a text from a dead friend, especially if you saw them being executed by guillotine, which is why D.S.I North Daniels was a bit sceptical when his ancient Nokia Cityman 1320 ...
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The sandpiles on the beach

We call a convex polyhedron a sandpile if one of the faces, called base, has a common edge with all the other faces. Furthermore, each vertex is linked with three edges. We consider the sandpiles by ...
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Cryptic Family Reunion: Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown

The answer to this puzzle is a list of ten thematically related words or proper names or phrases. Each of these is clued cryptically, and the theme is to be determined. In this puzzle, the clues are ...
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Rows, circles, wordplay, and semi-obscure cultural references (a crossword)

A "Marching Bands" puzzle has rules and a structure that are distinct from a typical crossword: Rows 1-12 each have two answers, A and B. They can be any length (except rows 6 and 7 which ...
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Maximum amount of the Letter-Number-game

There is a number-game which you play like this: You think of a number eg. $8$. Then think: How many letters does this number have? In our example: $5$ And now do step one with $5$ This goes on ...
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Math-stick problem [closed]

Here are 6 matchsticks. You should rearrange them, to make nothing But you should not waste or get other matchsticks
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I'll give you the instructions, you give me the answer

- perform handshake - install es on both ends - pause process in exce - swap chang.exe - combine previous and modify - terminate communication Hint 1
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En-lighting math puzzle [duplicate]

1 + 1 =1 2 + 6 =8 3 + 1 =3 4 + 5 =9 5 + 5 =5 6 + 0 =8 7 + 8 =8 8 - 1 =E
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Blue eyes riddle: why do all nested hypotheses need to be considered?

Note: This is the second try at asking something that has not yet been answered by the excellent answers to the Oracle question or the skip-ahead question. In this answer to my previous attempt at ...
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Left-looking organization

Plaintext grid Across 7. Fly comes flying around place near North Carolina, showing certain smugness (4-11) 9. ISIS fighters maybe capture one town's leader and, among others, foremost loyal people ...
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For Children, For Teens, For Adults

For children, I am a game. For teens, I am reference. For adults, I am a price. What am I?
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Are you just repeating?

My suffix is united. My prefix is full. My infix is united. I am pretty full. Hint:
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Can you riddle me this?

Quivering am I, no words destroy me, I am what can defend you with no end. Can you tell me what I am?
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Searching online catalogs is a pain. Can you tell me if it's worth my trouble?

Searching online catalogs is a pain. Can you tell me if it's worth my trouble? As an example, I searched the following online catalog of a well-known country-wide British outlet for the keyword "...
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Knit one purl one

Actually the title is completely misleading because this has nothing to do with knitting. Here is the actual puzzle. Pull one. Cost two. Get off one. Off the top of one. Keep one up. Bite one. Drag ...
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Someone help me please [closed]

can someone help me to solve this please I spent 1 hour and still no answer :(
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John is trying to solve this problem for his son . Can you identify the problem?

It is really easy I believe. The answer is wherever you look Kinda my first attempt. Be kind and thanks for a great community
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An angle between diagonals

The diagonals of a square intersect at a right angle. Is that true in three dimension, i.e. have the two diagonals of a cube, each running from one corner of the cube to its opposite corner and ...
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The three brothers

Here is a tough riddle: The three brothers live in a house They look truly different But if you want to see the difference, Is each one like the other two The first one is not here, he is just ...
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Stress Not! - A North Daniels' Puzzle

Beep, beep, beep, beep... No, this was not the sound of D.S.I North Daniels playing miniature cricket on his phone, although that would be a preferable situation to the one he is in now. Unfortunately,...
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Number of children

Here comes an easy one: A Family has several children. Each brother has the same numbers of brothers and sisters, but each sister has twice as many brothers as sisters How many sisters and brothers ...
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Picture puzzle: Leaf to Heart

Background Once upon a time there lived a poor man. He was so poor that he had nothing but a low-quality scissor that could only cut three times. On Valentines day, he wanted to make a card for his ...
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Everyday you make me cry

Everyday you make me cry, You hit me to shut me up. Thankfully I'm not alive, But alas I've had enough. Finally, I've left you, But... you're not sad. because my replacement... Best friend you've had.
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A Kind of Unique Prime Number

A Prime number with the following properties Less than 7 digits and more than 3 digits ALL digits in the number are Prime numbers-- some repeated. All individual digits in the number add up to a ...
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As something begins, after

here's a riddle. Clue 1: Some watches Clue 2: Something about an horseshoe Clue 3: Five are enough Clue 4: A contrast for the first Who am I?
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Math problem: 1+1=0 [duplicate]

See if you can solve this math-problem: $$ \begin{bmatrix} 1&+&1&=&0\\ 2&+&8&=&2\\ 2&+&2&=&0\\ 9&+&8&=&3\\ 3&+&4&=&0\\ 6&...
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Riddle Who am I? [duplicate]

This is a small and simple riddle I belong to you but other people use me more. Who am I?
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Math Question! Can u solve it? [closed]

This took me 25 seconds! How long did it take you? 11 X 11 = 4 22 X 22 = 16 33 X 33 = ??? The answer is right in front of you so do not think in normal math rules!
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Another problem with ages

Remember the famous three kids problem with the oldest one who plays the piano? Take a look at the next one: A priest and a verger were travelling on a train carriage with three more passengers.Then ...
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Keep calm and riddle me this

None of these idiots can match my sharp wits, I devour these dullards and turn them into pricks. What is it that I am?
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What is the answer on?

x = r("k") y = l("ft") z = x("t") The answer is on the x(y(z("i36g9q4e"))) hint
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You used to wear me, you might still do

You used to wear me, you might still do. If I never existed, there won't be you. Who am I?
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God, I'm so bad with names

You know that guy who's got a wide, oval nose and huge buckteeth? The guy who's always wearing sunglasses, you know the one. What's his name again?
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A treasure hunt at your local fair!

(Note that due to the nature of this puzzle, it's inaccessible to folks who are using screen readers. Sorry about that!) You're at a local fair with your friend Kayleigh in the good old US of A, and ...
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This Riley Riddle is No Big Deal

My prefix is a hearty meal, My suffix tells you what is real. My infix points to the ceil, I've a brain that needs to heal.
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The vessel and the master

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Blue eyes riddle: what information is gleaned after the first night?

There are good explanations on this site and xkcd of the inductive reasoning leading to the riddle’s solution, but nowhere have I found an answer to the following aspect: Exactly what information is ...
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What tools do you use to solve these puzzles?

So, I know that this is more a puzzle-question-gets-asked sort of gig. But I was wondering what tools you all use to solve these puzzles. I know that creativity and logic are a must, but when it comes ...
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Rhyming Riley Riddle Ra

My prefix wants something gone, My suffix that is now turned on! My infix is a well known zone, I am something that is unknown! Hint:
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Geometric logos 2

Following the idea of Geometric logos. Which famous company/software logos include the following geometric shapes (listed alphabetically by company)? Three congruent parallelograms forming a hexagon ...
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Sequence Puzzle - First Question of 42

Professor Tera was walking on Connecticut Road, where there are some public restrooms. Tera saw some students standing in a row. They seemed to be playing a game called Evolution. And it looked like ...
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Chess-related puzzle

I'm working on a problem for this cyber security camp, and we're doing a CTF right now. I have one problem left, and I'm almost certain it relates to chess, so I've come here for advice! Having ...
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Riley Riddle What Am I?

My prefix is where I reside. My suffix is why I hide. My infix suggests greed. I'm also known for speed. Hint 1: Hint 2:
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I attract nails, but I'm not magnetic

Countless things are the cause of me. I attract nails, but I'm not magnetic. What can I be?
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Great Caesar's ghost, I smell Bacon

This should be relatively simple for you guys. Spaces and punctuation do not count towards the answer. It's a quote from a character in a TV Show, but that has nothing to do with what the answer is. ...
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This month's $100 question (not a real prize)

****A big one to celebrate my half-century (50th puzzle)!**** I work as a puzzle setter at FakePuzz (not a real magazine). This morning I burst into the office of Eddie Tor (not a real editor) so ...
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Ten miles south, east, north and west

I'm standing on the surface of the Earth. I walk ten miles south, ten miles east, ten miles north and ten miles west. I end up exactly where I started. Where on earth am I?
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Some say I killed my brother

I was godless yet I warred with God. Some say I killed my brother, Inside he bled a lot. [see hint 2] Generally I had a tough reputation. Yet to modern ears I can sound quite sweet! Who was I and can ...

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