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Section One I started by researching futhark, Germanic/Teutonic, Anglo-saxon runes. I don't interpret the characters too tightly as "modern" letters. (Note: These are stylised characters, bull past the flair to "see" them.) The crosses ARE Greek as suggested by a few commentators in the article linked to in OP. I don't see how the crossbars at the tips ...


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I suspect it might be


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The secret of the universe is Because the famous leader who found the tabelet is He invented a code named The message on the piece of paper has been decoded using so if we use the cipher above to encode it back we get When we undo what the MAGE has done to it we get which again decoded by the cipher of the great leader gives us


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My solution probably isn't going to earn any points, because I solved it within a couple of minutes by without even thinking of and the Mage was nowhere to be seen either. At first I immediately noticed that but that was a false clue. Seems like I did stumble on a backdoor to the universe, though...


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Answer: Individual answers:


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The quotes are: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. They are all quotes from: Which is why it is part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge


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As noted in @Peszo's answer, They have been jointly solved by @Peszo, @Gamow, and @MariaDeleva in that answer. It remains to predict the fate of future earth. The fate of future earth is The clues were Therefore the future earth is going to be


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The answer is: I will never be written, that surely would be impossible. For thousands of years I was unused for practical purposes. Reputedly the Irish invented me? Nowadays I am often literally omitted – which can lead to embarrassment. You may see me as part of a crossword answer – then again you wouldn’t. The English use me after; the ...


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The year is: Mechanical calculations are sickened by the brain. A boom in four's power brings the tsardom lasting pain. Icarus's opponent is failed by an 'O'. A confused maple fool falls after a show. An unlawful caress of the globe is divine. Switzerland flames bring blood to the Rhine. A topsy-turvy lake strangles the land. The whole new ...


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As suggested by the language tag, I think a Veteran Word™ may be All the words in the left-hand column, according to satisfy this criterion. VETERAN is "only just" a Veteran Word™ because The words in the right-hand column which are "half a Veteran Word™" are so because They're called Veteran Words™ because


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I think you are Both of my siblings served in a war, in which the younger one got killed. I knew the richest people in the world. But also the poor. I died young, on a cold night.


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Partial answer ... Clue 1: Clue 2 might be: Clue 3: Clue 4: Clue 5 could be: Clue 6:


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The events (most of them already found by Glorfindel) are: The resulting grid is: And the highlighted cells ...


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I think the fourth door might possibly be The quotation and the plant on the door (This has been confirmed by the questioner in comments. Thanks, Maria!) Now, the time on door 2 looks to me like (... and now I look at other answers I see that Yandrakus got there first and his answer has been confirmed correct.) So, so far it seems that: Some ideas ...


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I had the suspicion ...


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Answer: Thanks to everyone as listed First (Courtesy of @Beastly Gerbil) is: Second row is Line Three: Line four (Courtesy of @Acerfire37): Line five (Courtesy of @Juan Tomas): Answer: The relationship is


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Partial answer. 1 How to solve: 2. How to solve: For the rest: 3. Another bad drawing to show the pattern: 4. How to solve: Thanks to @IAmInPLS Author of the quotes:


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The rest are here just because I was instructed to add them so the puzzle would be complete. All credits go to Kruga. I would not be able to find them otherwise. From the remaining letters you can form:


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This might not be the right approach, but here's a possible interpretation of the first two: Haven't found something similar for the third stamp yet. But these seem more rebus-y to me... Anyway, as others have found this makes the kingdom the Here's a guess for the third stamp (not super happy with it): Here's a second guess for the third stamp that I ...


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How about this: First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth


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Since Door 1 is the only unsolved door, here is my guess: Additionally,


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The message is written in this jagged spiral: In memoriam: Henrietta, 1st wife of S. Bean, M.D., who died 27th Sep. 1865 aged 23 years 2 months & 17 days, & Susanna, his 2nd wife, who died 27th April 1867 aged 26 years 10 months & 15 days. 2 better wives 1 man never had. They were gifts from God but are now in heaven. May God help me, S. B., ...


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So, going in the thread of @AndrewSmith's answer, I'm going to fully answer the question here: You worked at: The first who came and worked with me was fresh from Ivy League, But at twenty-two her labours brought her burn-out and fatigue. The second one could rival her, just as strong and smart, But one day pushed herself too hard and sadly fell apart. ...


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I think the answer is:


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The dots and dashes in strange locations is Morse Code Which is The letter also contains and references various numbers. The non-obvious ones are - Prime $30$ = $113$ (Rosie F), Berlin Olympics cancelled in $1916$ due to WWII and Lamb of God nominated for $512$th Grammy awards (Rand Al'Thor) Which can be spaced out to Which is This can be seen as Which ...


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The wizard is and his "union" is The two "helpers" are and the five others are Here are my best guesses at how the clues work. Some of them are not very confident guesses. An unpredictable guy, the wizard's adopted son, who was a prominent & important figure in the court of an English warlord! This was actually an imaginary guy & as per our ...


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I think that I now understand most of the puzzle. I would guess that the answer to "In what city did he meet his emperor again?" should be Explanation: The main theme are He was born at an Imperial hospital. He had three friends. One of them founded Red Cross half-life. Peter and Mary was curious about life. Once he travelled with another friend to ...


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