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Beware! Beware!

What are, famously... Ebon, sienna High, low Within, without, ubiquitous Distant, close Absent, present Swift and slippery, not to be trusted
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Give the name of this “outlaw”

Find the name of this well known "outlaw" who/what can be characterized as a: stunning fresh shiny bandit
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10x10 grid with no unpainted hexominoes

What is the smallest number of cells you need to paint in an 10x10 grid, such that it contains no unpainted hexominoes? Note that a hexomino is a set of 6 adjacent cells (horizontally or vertically). ...
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8x8 grid with no unpainted pentominoes

What is the smallest number of cells you need to paint in an 8x8 grid, such that it contains no unpainted pentominoes? Can you find multiple solutions? Note that a pentomino is a set of 5 adjacent ...
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How to fill up the numbers in a set of empty discs drawing a pentagon?

The following pentagon is composed by $10$ discs. Each disc must be filled with one number. The allowed numbers to be used are the first $10$ even positive numbers. The sum of the numbers to be placed ...
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How to flip top row center pieces on a 4x4x4 Rubik's cube? [duplicate]

I'm trying to solve a 4x4x4 Rubik's cube by first reducing it to 3x3x3 and I'm stuck in the end. I've completed all sides, matched all corners, but two pieces remain and I can't figure out how to flip ...
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Family Relations

Now I am not sure if these kind of questions are allowed on this site but I found it interesting so here i go A points to B and says " His grandfather adopted my grandfather " . Now what is ...
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It's right here. It's very very far

IT IS DIVINE IT’S A KILLER IT’S A GIFT IT’S A MEASURE IT’S A SOLID IT’S A LIQUID IT’S QUICK IT’S A CAR IT’S HERE IN A GLASS HOUSE IT’S VERY VERY FAR ...
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Find the missing link of this unique chain

Three links are missing from the following line, one of them is a word. The answer is the word. bass gland guitar venom
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10x10 divided into the most number of rectangles of different area

How can a 10x10 be divided into rectangles such that there are as many as possible and they all have different area? Can you find multiple solutions that are not mirror/rotation of each other? Good ...
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7x13 rectangle divided into 13 different rectangles

Can you divide a 7x13 rectangle into 13 rectangles all of different area? Can you find multiple solutions? Note that rotations and mirrors don't count as separate solutions. Here is a similar puzzle ...
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4x7 rectangle divided into 7 different rectangles

Can you divide a 4x7 rectangle into 7 rectangles all of different area? Can you find multiple solutions? Good luck! P.S. @Deusovi wanted me to make puzzles that have an "aha moment", so here is my ...
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Number Sequence Puzzles : Find missing number in triangle [on hold]

Solve this question plz send me answer
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Prime magic star

Can you replace the letters with 10 consecutive primes such that the sum of numbers on each line is equal? I expect this to be solved with a computer. Good luck!
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Partition a 3x3 square into rectangles

Yesterday I watched "The man who knew infinity" about the amazing Ramanujan. Inspired by the partitions problem from the movie I came up with a puzzle: In how many ways can you partition a 3x3 grid ...
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Which person is telling the truth?

A person was killed. There are 4 suspects. A says C is the killer. B says C is the killer. C says that B is lying. D says that it wasn't him. There is only one person telling the truth. Who is this ...
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Family river-crossing

A family of six is crossing a river with a 2-passenger boat. The family includes the following members: Dad, Mom, Maid, Boy, Girl & Dog. Only the 3 adults can row the boat and the dog counts as a ...
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The hard-to-understand chain

I have a chain. I can extend this chain indefinitely. For beginners, this chain is hard to understand. They call it magical, yet it is not in reality. I used to only declare. But with this chain, ...
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The Quest For My Northern Home

I am a hybrid, a part of two wholes I became accomplished and then I was sold But enroute to my new home Down I rocketed to the frozen bowl Encased in iron for three days I lost the courage I had ...
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Haven't been able to solve this [on hold]

Haven't been able to figure this one out and can't find an answer online. Would be impressed if someone else managed to solve
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Minimum number of turns to capture all pieces in Checkers

On an 8x8 checkerboard, there are 12 red kings and 1 black king. The kings behave as they would in any normal game of checkers, being able to move in any diagonal direction one space and jump any ...
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Does this puzzle really not exist already?

I have invented a puzzle about the start of the year that I believe is new. But is it really? I call it Begriddled. It uses a grid of characters that you join according to a sequence (either given or ...
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Find the common association [on hold]

What is common in the following words? WELCOME
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Rawrdon Mamsay pays a visit

Now, I should warn you, this is one of my practical problems; meaning I don't know the solution and the answer's probably anticlimactic (like this or that). Still... My old pal Rawrdon Mamsay is soon ...
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Twelve Labours - #01 Nemean Iron

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue Having finally deciphered his mother’s map, Hercules got dressed, wolfed down some breakfast and ...
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Double Feature: Russian desman

This puzzle is part 2 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: 'Clap' by Steve Howe". Rules of Masyu1 Make a single loop which goes ...
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The first Density™ Puzzle!

Welcome to the very first puzzle in a new series! It's all about (hopefully) exploring new ways of creating puzzles, as densely as possible. If you'd like to create your own Density™ puzzle, the ...
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Find numbers 30-50 using numbers 2,0,1,9 only, with PREMDAS [duplicate]

You can only use numbers 2, 0, 1, 9, but they do not need to be in order. You can only use the numbers once unless they are used again as an exponent. You can only use subtraction, addition, ...
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What is the common verbal association?

| — S S Your answer should be one word to this problem.
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Current political events

If you read aloud and listen, right after this you can sense her. Privacy is an issue, but not if you don't know. Block, stop, and hinder, take away my sights. What am I, do you know?
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Stare long enough and you will have found the answer

Good luck starting this puzzle. You'll stop where you always do. My middle is in the ending. You can see on the outside that I skipped school, but beneath that you'll find I'm deeper. What am I? ...
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Mint, orange or pear

My prefix prefix comes from near the Med, my infix infix is slightly weird, my suffix suffix is brightly coloured, I am something sweet which may be sprayed.
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What sport was she watching?

My wife spent her day off yesterday only watching a single sport. She jotted down some scores and left them on the table. I've transcribed them for you here. What sport was she watching? Mercedes ...
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Where on Earth could I be?

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Double feature: Braaains

This puzzle is part 1 of the Double feature series. The series will continue in "Double feature: Russian desman". Rules of Akari (also known as Light Up)1 Insert light bulbs into any ...
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Which of the numbered figures fits into the empty space marked by the question mark?

everyone. I encountered this puzzle in a primary school booklet for selective high school exams in Australia. Please help me find out Which of the numbered figures fits into the empty space marked by ...
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Piece de Resistance - King Deusovi, Flag this Blo*dy Post!

King Deusovi, Flag this Blo*dy Post! This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Queen King... ...
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Which number belongs where?

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I'm half of a hundred

I'm half of a hundred and both halves of a Belgian detective, two thirds of solar exposure and one eighth of an Age. If you know who I am, post your answer, plus your explanation for each of the ...
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An Era of Change

Despite their appearances, the following are not ways of change... at least, I hope not. Kids shows (8+?) Lizard (6+?) Missiles group (5+?) Body manipulator (4+?) Bird (3+?) ...
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Magic number 27 using only odd numbers [on hold]

How do you make a magic square with magic number 27 using only odd numbers? \begin{array} {|c|c|c|} \hline -&-&-\\ \hline -&9&-\\ \hline -&-&-\\ \hline \end{array} $1,3,5,7,...
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What's the next pattern in the sequence?

there. I came across this puzzle in a primary school booklet for selective high school exams in Australia. Please help me find out the next pattern to appear in the sequence, as shown in the picture ...
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The Great Key Mix-Up

You're plant-sitting for your friend while he's gone on vacation. Upon getting to the front door, you take out the key ring he gave you. There are a few different keys on it all mixed together. You ...
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Cryptic Puzzle for Puzzlers: PART II

You are a cryptanalyst who works for the US Army. You have been intercepting what is believed to be enemy spies' communiques. However, the documents are very normal looking: Good Morning, The lasagna ...
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Twelve Labours - Prologue

This puzzle serves to introduce the ‘Twelve Labours’ series of puzzles. Its solution is standalone and does not contribute to the meta-puzzle at the series end. “Wake up, wake up, wake up! What are ...
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How did these grassy hillsides become unevenly terraced? [on hold]

In Colombia, many grassy hillsides are unevenly terraced, like in the photo below. How did this happen? This terracing can also occur on hillsides that never had these palm trees on them. It probably ...
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Don't they see, what they do to me?

I'm the essence of every living being But humans seem to not understand Even though others are always fleeing They keep using for their demand Soon I will just watch from above How evil and innocent ...
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Where is the girl?

A girl called Claire suddenly disappeared two weeks ago. She left strange notes before she left. Her parents asked everybody to help find their girl. Last diary entries: [12.02.2019] Prep for mom ...
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How many different Paths exist in this journey?

Rules: 1. Start from point A reach back to point A. 2. Each path needs to be visited at least once and only once in each journey. 3. never turning off at crossroads. to make it more understandable ...
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Forming numbers from a given word [on hold]

How many integers can you form using the letters of the word "interchangeability"? Note: You can ignore spaces when forming numbers.

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