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### Lock your computer when you walk away!

I guess this is Because
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### Game of Life: Kill the Sun

I found a sun destroyer with just 10 cells filled! It takes 39 generations. As animation:
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### Game of Life: Kill the Sun

The following is a solution with 34 generations: And, yes, it was really fun to play with it :).
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### Game of Life: Kill the Sun

6 cells, 43 and 50 generations I found 11 unique (up to reflection) 6-cell solutions: By the first generation of evolution, they form two identical groups: The first, fourth, and last two patterns ...
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### Game of Life: Kill the Sun

23 cells, 41 generations, humorous answer Sorry, I couldn't resist it... The pulsar dies on "magical command" after 41 generations but it takes 23 initial cells. I apologise for the ...
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### Game of Life: Move the Sun

6 cells, 111 generations I found 12 unique (up to reflection) 6-cell solutions: They all work by the same method as my previous 8-cell solution, forming a house one cell below the top of the base ...
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### Game of Life: Move the Sun

I have a solution: I shamelessly stole the upper part from BaSzAt's 8-cell sun destroyer, and, by trial and error, found a 7-cell lower part that generates a new pulsar without interfering with the ...
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### Debugging with printf()

Works in gcc, with 3 characters on the line above: Side note:   To reactivate the printf() add a blank line above it. Another side note:   As ...
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### Selective attention: an unusual game

Brace yourself to realise that this puzzle is even cleverer than you first think... This is a special one... The seven-letter answer is: Why? Firstly: Next, notice: To replace the underscores with ...
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### Debugging with printf()

Well, he can do it by adding on the line before. So that's Or, slightly better, exploit the fact that and make that first line for
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### Game of Life: Kill the Sun

In case anyone is wondering, here is my own solution, which takes 38 generations. (NB: When I made this puzzle, I had no idea if it's even generally solvable. It took me 4 or 5 hours, while having ...
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### Chuck Norris vs. This Question

This looks like because also, X should be ...
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### Fwd: Re: Karen is missing!

Ok, an excellent puzzle like this deserves a complete answer, so I'm going to bring everything together and fill in the missing blanks... First, we have to determine if there's actually a reason to ...
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### Game of Life: Kill the Sun

I made another one, with a mere 8 cells. It takes 44 generations. As animation:
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### Game of Life: Kill the Sun

More humorous solutions (destroy methods) Sorry, I couldn't resist too Call 911 :) 20 cells, 38 generations: Use AI (artificial intelligence), 62 generations:
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### Little bits of food

The answer is Following Dan Russell's partial answer: Thanks to @f'' in the comments, the interpretation of this is:
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### Who stole the bitcoins?

Partial - No time to finish it now As was mentioned by Beastly Gerbil the QR-Code decodes to: This points to a new image: With this image: Next Step:
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### Bar-coded Message (Reverse Engineering)

Here you can find the files found in the recovered compressed file. The ogg file is distorted, maybe somebody with better audio editing skills can figure out something. The pictures and filenames ...
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### Regular Expressions

/straw$/; # (3,5,5) /\d+safety\d+/; # (6,6,2,7) /^\@[67]+$/; # (10,2,2,5,3,6) /(my |the high)way/; # (2,3,2,3,7) /(Thomas|Richard|Harold)...
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The ending is
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### The great puzzle

I think it was and the quote is Explanation for those not familiar with SSH: Explanation for the year:
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### Another idiom for computer programmers

My guess is: Beacuse:
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### The telltale code

I don't have time to flesh out every detail right now, but the story is clearly Some of the clues that give it away: Some more: In the back-story:
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### I hope your internet's working

The answer could have been But is actually Because
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### decipher RGXWSTLSQLITL where (ABCDEF=QWERTY)

If ABCDEF = QWERTY, then: 1 Q W E R T Y U I O P = A B C D E F G H I J ...
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### My co-workers left me a message

Is the message: Because:
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