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A metapuzzle (or meta) is a puzzle composed out of the solutions to other mostly disjoint puzzles.

A metapuzzle (or "meta") is a puzzle composed out of the solutions to other mostly disjoint puzzles. The solutions which feed into the metapuzzle should appear unrelated at first, but share a common hidden theme which is vital to solving the metapuzzle. The metapuzzle can depend solely on the puzzle solutions (in which case it is called a "pure meta") or have additional components, but the solution to the metapuzzle must be dependent on the answers which feed into it.

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