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Emojiture Challenge

Got them all!
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Find the hidden word (Harry Potter theme)

Each rectangle of letters gives Top row: Bottom row: At first I'd thought the dots in some rectangles would be Now, what can we do with these words we've got? Another idea is to Thanks to Stiv, ...
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Shakespeare. William Shakespeare

Here's a shot. All but the 2nd are on this nifty Wikilist: How oft the potion, orange in hue delights my sense among the dew. Indeed this land can scarce contain Our presence should we both remain. ...
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A Harry Potter sequence puzzle

The next term in the sequence is: Because: EDIT: Since some commenters wish to understand the thought process behind my solving this puzzle, here's roughly how I approached it:
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Vizzini has captured Buttercup!

Continuing M Oehm's work: if we continue until we have used the whole message, base64-decoding what comes after the text he posted yields: The block of garbled letters does not appear to be English ...
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Three linked oppograms

The author is: Oppograms: Order from nothing: Wild whole no: Received low out:
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The German Terrorist

Given the story, it stands to reason that Given that information, here are the Wikipedia pages he probably visited: He hit these pages when searching for this target city,
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♥Veni♀Vidi♂Vici☠

You are ♥Veni♀Vidi ♂Vici☠ Third in a line, bred to be realistic, Somewhat compassionate, not too sadistic. Taught a new game, I learned how to rack 'em. In spite of their cheating, I improv'd and ...
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Not like the one in Texas

You are Why? And for the title (credit to @Prim3numbah for pointing out what I missed):
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Emojiture Challenge - Next Generation

So far I've got:
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I will be uttering this with a moan

Thanks for this.
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11 Harry Potter rebus puzzles which together spell a word

COMPLETE SOLUTION: The solutions to the 12 rebuses are as follows... Noting that: This then anagrams to the final answer:
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Disemvowelled Books

Column 1: Column 2: Matches:
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Vizzini has captured Buttercup!

Partial answer for the "first hurdle":
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A riddle in James Still's "River of Earth"

My guess would be Explanation: First green and then yeller, (sic. yellow) All guts and no tallow.
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Literary Haikus

1. 4. 5.? 6. 7.
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Cryptic Rebuses Hit the Books

This is a community wiki answer that anyone can add to. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9 10. 11 12. 13.
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A Classic Conundrum

Partial Answer ads go est (3) o illed over alleged rpe (4) mn ie fr cash (4) in the end she is (4) s boys ight (4) oaming the y (4) oman not uilty after bad her (6)
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Who's missing in this list?

Answer Explaination: My first brother loves the winds and the birds, My second has been cast out from the family, he is the black sheep, My third brother loves the waters, even in the deepest ...
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A place without hands

Here's my guess: UPDATE: I finally figured out, duh, what is meant by "a place without hands". Here's a revised guess: RE-UPDATE: I had assumed all the riddles were classics and well-known, besides ...
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Literary Haikus

2. 3.
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A Letter to a Lady

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Cryptic Rebuses Hit the Books

9 11
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A Weird Librarian

Partial answer so far: Clue 1 Clue 2 Clue 3 4+5 solved by Techidiot, 6+7 solved by rand. Clue 7 Clue 8 Clue 9 Clue 10 Clue 11
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Where have I visited?

1: Regulations on the internet in an adventure 2: A shirt for sports I just bought 3: A part of the former USSR or What's that always-learning monkey called? 4: Better put them together or it will ...
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Immovable object

You are I have a long history from east to west, to some I'm the worst and others the best. With a core made of resin I dance and I flutter, no one judges me when I speak with a stutter. I may ...
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Who do these lines tell about?

I think you might be: Because: My name is the first, third, and last of my name, Or first, fifth, and sixth; that is quite all the same. Take first, second, sixth, and again you will see: My ...
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Oh no, my library!

Whew! Your books are: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
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Look up to him, who is he?

Rand 'alThor posted the question on SciFi stack exchange. My answer: Look up to him Born on the first soil, aiming for the next Stolen as replacement, his life a lie To be loved, serve but never ...
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A magical place, for sure

I would say that you could buy Reasoning
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