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Avoid consuming broken cereal?

The dance is a First we notice that To the right are four squares. The first square The second square The third square The fourth square For the clues at the compass points North Northeast ...
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What famous meme am I referencing with a polynomial?

This polynomial references the meme First we The Furthermore Additional hints
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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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Four persons with a commonality

The four persons are: They were all ... The event they missed was ...
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Construct a meaningful phrase

A suitable phrase would be: Why? Because: So, for my chosen example:
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11 votes
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XOP(Pretty cool name)

The answer to this puzzle is: What?! Stiv, did you just mash the keyboard?! Nope, allow me to explain... First, the significance of the five images: But what does this even mean?! Well, this is ...
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If solved we get back home, if not we're stuck forever (sounds pretty good and bad doesn't it)

The people from each country should be arranged in two lines as follows: Why? Because: This makes sense of the title and flavour text too...
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A Pubular Puzzle

The ranking is as follows Reasoning Title
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Sergeant Sequence leads the way

Patrick Terne is going to ... Ed Murphy has solved the ten crossword clues: ... and has identified the nine countries: Now ...
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National Flags and their Movies

The missing flag and movie poster are those of: Because this puzzle is a tribute to: The important fact to note is that: So what do the flags and movie posters represent? Which means our missing ...
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9 votes
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A game of some consequence

Let's call the players S(tiv), T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z, in the order that their answers are on Stiv's sheet. Below are the lists that each player ended up with at the end of the night, in clockwise ...
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Vowels and consecutive consonants

In 15th century Europe, the people of the city X experienced the flow of Y whenever a Z performed.
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Make sense of the grids

The two grids hide two messages: These are both... The technique to produce the final answers involves... It's also worth noting from a puzzle design point of view that...
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7 votes
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Seven persons of an aristocratic family

This aristocratic family is: Each line of the puzzle's pattern works as follows: In 1904, the first person got married. The couple adopted a Bear. In 1913, the second person got married. The couple ...
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Three people sit down for a meal in France, who is the time traveller?

Okay, I think it's time to post a partial answer and share some findings with others who may be able to develop this further... "We are all..." should be completed with: "If you can ...
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7 votes
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Single word clues to decipher codewords

The code: The codewords:
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Although there are many kinda like me, it all started with me

I think the answer might be At the bottom I'm never happy or unhappy. To the left of the bottom I'm always happy. To the right of the bottom I'm always happy. At the bottom my ' is never happy or ...
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6 votes
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Six undefined words

This is the best I have so far: It's possible I have it partially correct, or maybe not correct at all.
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Surname, Forename and Birth Country

I think you're looking for: If you remove the first three letters of my surname, the remaining letters are twice of what you get when you remove the first three letters of my forename. The letters ...
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6 votes
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Its not there though, it's actually somewhere else

I think I've just cracked this. The answer should be... My solution path was as follows: EDIT: (post-solve) It seems that my interpretation of the top part of the puzzle was not at all what the OP ...
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6 votes
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** and ## operations on countries

The countries are: The rule:
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6 votes
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Peculiar arrangement by a Geography teacher

This teacher is positioning her students in such a way that they stand... The students are therefore from: And given her position within the circle the African teacher is likely from...
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5 votes
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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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Identify the movies through equations

The pictured directors are (in order of presentation): However, they do not equate to the letters a-f in this order. To work this out, we need to look at... This then satisfies all the equations...
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Do your best! (I can't really say no pressure)

The upper diagram The lower diagram is It's not quite clear to me whether
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A puzzle of romance

The image at the bottom depicts... The persons in the first image are The persons in the second image are
5 votes

Sergeant Sequence leads the way

Partial answer: The clues give these words: which fit into the grid as follows: and the nine countries on the map are: Dunno what to do from there, though.
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A Fateful Day at the Theater

The minors are ... The seating arrangement ...
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DD/MM/YYYY and MM/DD/YYYY

The dates are (all dd/mm/yy format): Date of visit: The son: The father:
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Two names and a code

At first glance this puzzle actually looks more complex than it is. Consider what you're truly being asked to find, and (since both women are from the same country) really it's a case of finding... ...
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