93

Pardon my French, but no whole number smaller than 100 can be larger than 99, so this puzzle must be completely and utterly


32

Lateral thinking here:


31

Well, seeing that this is lateral thinking:


23

Following up on @Earlien answer I think the trick is to This gives Similarly


16

You might have been in In such a vehicle,


14

Is it the way it’s read?


14

Were you driving a The instructor was in the back seat, because You can't go slower than 60 mph, because The engine won't break, since You can probably stop by Once the journey stops, will be quite unusable, and is usually towed to storage.


12

You are: My beginning, as you may see, has a unit of account. That it does take first parts for me is clearly paramount. My middle, for writing refined, is a symbol for its correction. If you look, then you may just find something unwieldy on inspection. My ending, maybe drawn by horses, carries people to and fro. Travelling all the city courses, its ...


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11

Inside my lunchbox My charge goes every night, Stored in my cupboard Until brought back first light. You see, boss gave me a task That’s to be done every day. I take Tea home on Wednesday, But it’s Thirsty by Friday. You’ll have to buy fresh If you play this for keeps. When they do this with your food, You won’t hear any beeps. I set things up ...


9

This is a really silly idea, but: It obviously doesn't fit the first hint, but it adheres to the wording of the actual puzzle.


7

Two possible solutions:


7

Avi and DEEM came close to the right answer; the effect is actually It's caused by a combination of two factors: one, Two, Surprisingly the combination of these two factors is enough for the effect to be clearly visible.


7

Well... there's always... Doesn't seem to mesh with the idea that there are very few of these 6-digit numbers that work, though.


6

Although I really like Bass' idea, I want to offer another, rule-bending, idea: Now the number is definitely below 100 without breaking the rules:


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I think the answer is Because


5

Are you My beginning, as you may see, has a unit of account. That it does take first parts for me is clearly paramount. My middle, for writing refined, is a symbol for its correction. If you look, then you may just find something unwieldy on inspection. My ending, maybe drawn by horses, carries people to and fro. Travelling all the city courses, its ...


3

If we take this 9-by-9 grid, and All columns, and all rows have a So, the duplicates are (1,1 & 2,3), (3,1 & 2,2) and (2,1 & 3,3). We know from hint 3 that This is one (of many many) solutions to this: And here I'm stuck for now. I don't know the sequence yet, and there's a lateral thinking tag on this, so I might be way way off. This is ...


3

420109 1 00 00 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 00 00


2

420109 is 19 or


2

No trick involved, because


2

I think your task is Hint 1 Hint 2


2

My guess: Explanation:


2

I’m going to guess Explanation: Am I close?


2

This is a really long shot, but I'm going to take another guess: Inside my lunchbox My charge goes every night, Stored in my cupboard Until brought back first light. You see, boss gave me a task That’s to be done every day. I take Tea home on Wednesday, But it’s Thirsty by Friday. You’ll have to buy fresh If you play this for keeps. When they do this with ...


1

Your task is


1

Is your job... The idea of sets, items sitting on a shelf, and the youngest in your hand for relief all point to the idea I shared. Also, the no beep sounds like there's no microwave involved.


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Partial answer: At this moment these are my findings, coincidences or not, I don't know: Edit 1: This is another pattern I found, Could it be useful or just coincidence?


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One more answer (though @Avi's seem to have been accepted).


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