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We're just hanging out, man

I believe your partner is the words are and the significance of your games is that The five words so far are The sixth must have been and the reason you have not heard from him is that and ...
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Pi is a perfect square!

Your students should probably brush up on their So let's clear things up, shall we? Why is pi a perfect square? Why is four not a perfect square? What's going on with the number theory? "That ...
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Construct a meaningful phrase

A suitable phrase would be: Why? Because: So, for my chosen example:
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How one would solve the Cisternian cipher problem?

Here's one way you might go about it. Part 1: General Structure I see that all of these symbols have a big diagonal line through them, all in exactly the same way. That seems like it must be important!...
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There are 10 types 0f pe0ple 1n the w0rld

We solve the crossword as follows:
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Functions and their Codewords

The functions work out as follows: To demonstrate... Which means our missing two are:
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Fun with Flags part 11: flexable flags

The two eight-letters words are: The obvious: The Seychelles United States South Korea Iran Eswatini Mongolia Brazil: Belize The final answer: Credit where it's due:
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Single word clues to decipher codewords

The code: The codewords:
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Is Daryl Jr.'s Birthday Card Hiding Something?

Following from Stiv's solved wordsearch...
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** and ## operations on countries

The countries are: The rule:
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Noughts and Crosses and... there's more?

First, as clued in the hint, Looking at the grids in the first row, we note that Interpreting Looking at the bottom row of grids
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Coded Formula 1 Champions

The drivers and constructors you see are The fourth row should be completed by The fifth row should be completed by Because
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Spell My Username in The Following Code (i.e. Cheese Cake)

One tentative answer, which supposes Q's representation is not 13. So I may be wrong.... Encoding explanation: Based on this rules, the missing letters are encoded as follow
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Spell My Username in The Following Code (i.e. Cheese Cake)

I think the answer is Explanation (credits to @franckvivien for figuring out the most part of the solution):
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Find the marvelous layout

The film is: and this is encoded by
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Communication via a Rubik's cube

I would send something like the first picture as my 'Rosetta stone' and hope to get something like the second one. Decoding the spaces should not be a big problem and reading the message makes almost ...
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The Empty Cube (Interactive Puzzle)

Solutions for five faces, and some ideas for where to go from there. With some assistance from @Stiv and @wimi. 7:9BOJ: Not solved 7:41OC1: 6:1EG: b21:3P2: 61:7RP: 1:2EG: Putting it all together:...
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The Empty Cube (Interactive Puzzle)

As a start, I have an answer for face 1:2EG: Why:
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Communication via a Rubik's cube

A 5x5x5 cube has around 2.8E74 possible states. So if your character had some algorithm that allowed them to order all those states then any specific cube carries about 247 bits of information. ...
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Is Daryl Jr.'s Birthday Card Hiding Something?

A community wiki answer to share the solution of the wordsearch, initial letters circled: Shared in the hope this might help others spot the word property and next steps...
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How one would solve the Cisternian cipher problem?

Deusovi's given one solution. Here's an alternative way to start. Uniquely among the possible answers, 7 has only one non-zero digit, and among the symbols, (g) has an addition to the baseline in only ...
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