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Stuck on a minesweeper supposedly solvable through pure deduction

The assertion that you can win Minesweeper using pure deduction without guessing (guaranteed)... is false. This is obvious in the example given; there is simply no information about elements 6, 10 ...
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How to solve this Pentomino puzzle?

How would more experienced puzzlers go about this? We - or at least I - would use a solving program. I think you're right: there's likely no "nice" human-understandable path to solving this....
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A massive synonym

We can
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Rong-rong (ring-ring variation)

Solution: Step-by-step:
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Rong-rong (ring-ring variation)

If I understood the rules correctly, this is one possible answer:
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A Sudoku with only four given digits and some more rules

I love this puzzle so much, and I'm excited to solve more.
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Next step in this Slitherlink puzzle?

There are a few places where you can place lines leaving a "2" square. E.g in the top left: One edge marked A must be a line, so exactly one B must also be a line to have two lines around ...
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Next step in this Slitherlink puzzle?

For the 1 near the bottom left, the left or bottom edge must be included because of the top-right corner of the bottom-left 3. So the top of the 1 is not an edge, which determines the 3 edges for the ...
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A Simple Loop with A Poetry?

The initial simple loop is a fairly straightforward solve, like so: And once solved we can follow the instructions to read off every letter where the loop turns left, starting from the top-leftmost ...
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A Simple Loop with A Poetry?

Partial answer: Solution to the grid: Now following the instructions: The remaining 4 lines are still to be used, so for reference: Ideas I've tried:
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