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Possible Reasoning


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I think the solution is: Line by line: My beginning: steamy, but 2/5ths crazy My middle, wailing, from spectres hazy My end, demonic, lives in Hell My start, to there, does transport sell My middle, within, the original man My end, ends, an ender of lifespan Hint #1: All shall fear my reflection Its start starts matters of perplexion Its middle ...


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Yes, literally, nobody can solve this puzzle. While every answer might get upvotes, nobody's answer will be accepted. Nobody gets the green check. In this sense, the puzzle is fair to everyone.


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Here is an answer:


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I'm assuming the answer is Based on the previous answer explanations So,


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The greatest one I could think of is EDIT Along the same track, I thought of a better one:


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My answer would be: It can be written in six straight lines: It is an integer way over a billion, too:


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Maybe: shortest number, that is also the largest You can write it with six straight lines, period: Update: Inspired by Trevor Powell, Could be enhanced to:


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I'm going to guess: Reasoning:


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Is it The word seems to be a yellow and green with some parts missing. A couple of the missing parts could have been caused by cutting off a very specific shape, and that shape would fit the other spots too:


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"photographic equipment" refers to "companion" refers to So we've got a couple of cognates; how does that connect to what we all need to breathe?


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The Correct Answer was Explanation However, I think this is a very poor answer. Were I the setter of the question, I would treat the + as an unknown operator. A more reasonable answer than the "correct one" would be: Try Explanation: Tens digit Units digit


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P.S.:


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If this is too abstract then simply consider (imagine bars) it is much more than a "googol factorial" although much less than the Graham number. Up arrow notation cannot be used because an arrow contains 3 straight lines and the maximal possible value would be 11


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This is just to throw a wrench in the plans. What happens when there are two (or more) 'Nobody' who answer


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EDIT maybe I overcomplicated it, and it is just because


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I’m thinking it’s Alternatively,


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It appears to be the word But since the vertical lines are removed it leads me to think that perhaps it is a However, given that the poster indicated that the answer is a single word, and given that one smart contributer showed that perhaps the missing sections are Then a quick Google search on the three leads me to And so the part of that answer that ...


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The answer can be written in 6 straight lines like because


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My final answer is Reason being also Previous answer was Because


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Is it... This would make sense because


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My beginning: steamy, but 2/5ths crazy My middle, wailing, from spectres hazy My end, demonic, lives in Hell My start, to there, does transport sell My middle, within, the original man My end, ends, an ender of lifespan


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Update


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Nice question! Partial answer below? The message can be broken down thus: Which translates to... still working on it.


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Perhaps the three words were The conversation would go thusly: In Grimmith's view, all she is doing is But in the Uzbanian soldiers' view, her comment might be misinterpreted as meaning Previous incorrect attempts:


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I did not expect this question to take this long to solve ? (?V(LXIII)) = ? (? 5(68)) = Rot( Rot5(68))= Rot13 = Rot XIII Rot or Rotate is the word


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