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When your mother told you your uncle was a vaccinologist, you misheard. He was in fact a ... The instructions show ... Here's the list: Or with a diagram: What's with the gaps?


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The things being diagrammed This leads to the aha moment -- that this chart The full answer:


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Using only one bit


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The cards are laid out: The moved flashcard is: The card in your hand is: Reasoning:


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The city Terne will visit next is: The break-in: The data: The answer: Conjecture:


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I would say that you could buy Reasoning


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Your favourite chemical flavouring is: Its name can be derived from the first paragraph: The second paragraph describes its chemical origins:


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The most obvious place to start is with I don't know anything much about these, but So: How, you ask, did I disambiguate in the two places where I did? Well, And of course


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The answer is First picture Second picture Third picture Title


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The answer is The reasoning is that


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Two different colors, eh? In a 7 by 6 grid? Hmmm, looks suspiciously like... On closer inspection, there is only one set of


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The answer to the puzzle is: Why? First note that the various lines in the top square... This is the key to realising that the row of 7 letters represents: Now look at the final image:


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The answer is I scamper away at any sound, I'm the thing next to your desktop, waiting to be found. Change one letter and you are in me, Add one letter, take a spoonful, Yum! What a beauty.


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The answer phrase is The missing words, sorted into two groups are: Thanks to Jeremy Dover for supplying the two that I was missing. The groups are:


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The top left pretty clearly refers to The top right seems likely to be Except... If we apply that to the given 5x5 grid, every other letter is valid. With the invalid letters colored red, we get: Now, turning to the numbers: One final note: This was a good puzzle! It took me awhile to figure out BKKPQR. I'd tried googling it to no avail. Could ...


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Partial Solve, original solution had errors, I have proposed answers for two of the three questions, but no idea on the third. If we map the numbers to the squares they lie on, we get the string: The "A B C D" maps to the following: On to the questions: What is the meaning of the black line near the bottom-left corner of the image below? What ...


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"Can you either reproduce it or describe the algorithm I used?" It may be hard to reproduce due to the:


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Wrap-up: The Making Of A Puzzling Easter Egg Hunt This is not a solution to the puzzle, but provides notes from its poser. This type of answer has been approved by the community. Caution: This post may contain spoilers. Inspiration Cryptic crosswords are not everybody's friend... Around ten years ago they were the kind of puzzle I would skip over in a ...


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You are a None of me and things might fall Things also can't move, as I recall Part of me, and you are me All of me, might determine your fate, After all, you would be under constraint Finally:


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I am going to have a guess at it: Why? Given a bird, cat, and a shrew, along with a bat to give you a few Some sleep at night, others in light The title: Surprisingly, you are one too And,


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The movie is The times they are a-changin' Nude, tall and blue, Yellow's new love, Owl too, though late Under the hood Symmetry in motion, outlawed, good.


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The answer is


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EDIT NO 2 Just realised this is the wrong answer. I had confused the middle square rule to the normal rule for removing only the first letter to the odd numbered letters. Sorry for that. If I get it again I will post another answer. I have a feeling the bird hidden in the square is: Reasoning ( please be aware that I worked backwards): First: Now, we start ...


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