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Is this duplo train track under too much tension?

First, we can check that there is no angular misalignment. Since 12 curved pieces are needed to make a full circle, the number of left pieces minus the number of right pieces must be a multiple of 12. ...
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My friend sent me a photo of his keyboard, but there's something I can't figure out about it

Maybe your friend is using Because then the 'D' key:
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Separate the milk!

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My friend sent me a photo of his keyboard, but there's something I can't figure out about it

Your friend does all his writing using: He is constantly rewording sentences and editing his writing. He is also quite new to editing with this software. You should really send him a command ...
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Changing baby's shirt

Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: Answer from an experienced and sympathetic father of 3.
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Separate the milk!

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Changing baby's shirt

After re-reading the question carefully, I see no reason not to
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Separate the milk!

You could
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Is there a secret message in the first decimals of PI?

Here's my guess Take the first 100 digits of pi: 1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 STEP 1: Based on whether a ...
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Is there a secret message in the first decimals of PI?

Updated: Solution Original answer
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Why is the pavement wet?

I believe it's because
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The falling broom handle

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Which duplo digit is 6 or 9?

Ergo
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Separate the milk!

Instead of inventing ice cream (which will definitely change the molecular make up of the milk, by the way), you could also venture deeper into the lateral thinking loophole abyss and Mission ...
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Goodbye grand mother <3

Sorry for your loss.
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Should I Take the Bus or Refill My Bottle First?

I believe that the answer is To expand a bit on that, let's consider the 3 possible strategies (considering only the filling time and waiting time): Refill my bottle first, then try to take the bus ...
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Should I Take the Bus or Refill My Bottle First?

on the practical side... The problem is so bland that even the bonus makes no difference:
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Is this more than a packing puzzle?

They are:
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Cut a cake into 3 equal portions with only a knife

Another way to do this Steps: Note
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The "Loop of rope" dilemma

Alice Bob
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Changing baby's shirt

Follow Steps 1 and 2 of Pugmonky's solution. Then Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Please don't try this at home...
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Real life puzzle: Unknown alphabet or shorthand

This appears to be Elian Script. I'm not sure I can read the writer's handwriting entirely (and they seem to have added some nonstandard things like a zigzag for T), but the first few lines read: PAR?...
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Ice Cube Lifting Puzzle

Well, I doubt this is the intended answer, but...
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My teacher gave me a puzzle one day

I think it's one of those rebus puzzles. :)
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Why is the pavement wet?

@MatthewJensen has provided a very reasonable possible explanation. The OP has however indicated that the car left the parking spot before the rain. This prompts the consideration of an alternative ...
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My friend sent me a photo of his keyboard, but there's something I can't figure out about it

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Why is the pavement wet?

Here's my explanation
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Who is Panama Oxridge?

Following on from Rand al'Thor's answer... Level Three Our next challenge can be found... The hidden page is... The remaining pages give the ingredients we need: Or more compactly: Rearranging: ...
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Separate the milk!

Edit:
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Drawing a perfect circle without any tools

Oh, I'm obviously thinking too far outside the box, but this is a cute solution:
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