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### Quick!!! You got only 30 seconds

No real-world car can accelerate faster than $5g$, so the maximum acceleration of the car is under $50m/s^2$. Even if the car instantly decelerates (against a wall or something), the fact that $P$ can ...
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### Escape across the floorboards

The letter can escape by taking the following path:
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### The cat exchanges places with a drawing of the cat

I think this fits the criteria:
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### Quick!!! You got only 30 seconds

Total time: 29 seconds
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A possible way
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Solution:
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### An overcomplicated Boat Puzzle

It is not that difficult, actually. The number of crossings required is ... And here is how to do it.
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### Zombie horde incoming!

Yikes.   Labeling us 10, 5, 2 and 1 by how long ...
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### numbers want to cross a river, but their sum must be a square number

The minimum is This is achieved by:
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### Ali Baba and the 10 thieves

Here’s my quadruple-checked, optimality-guaranteed solution with (Glorfindel’s initial answer had the same crossing count earlier, but UselessInfoMine discovered an error in that method. The updated ...
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### Ali Baba and the 10 thieves

Here is a solution with Explanation:
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### Farmer needs to get his word across the river

You can do it like this: On each line other than the last, parentheses indicate what is to be moved to the other side.
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### Don't look back, crazy clown

Amazing puzzle! Found a solution after a couple of hours of hunting (I hope that all the words I used are allowed in this puzzle)
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### Boat children and army crossing the river puzzle

You can get one grown person across as follows To generalise this to the captain and 357 soldiers The boat passes shore to shore a total of
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### Nothing but pairs of a kind

ARCHITECTURE: HETEROJUNCTION: CHLOROFLUOROCARBON:
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### An overcomplicated Boat Puzzle

I have a completely different answer. I'm not sure if I'm reading too much into the wording or if this is the real intention of the question. Because What is the fewest number of crossings required ...
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### Cross the river with a small (4 spaces) boat

They can make it like this: First trip: Second trip: Third trip: Fourth trip: Fifth trip: Sixth trip: Last trip: And they are all across the river with no-one dead or fighting. How I got this:...
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### River Crossing Puzzle

It can be done in a total of as follows.
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### Ali Baba and the 10 thieves

UPDATE: UselessInfoMine noticed that Glorfindel’s seemingly optimal solution didn’t actually work. Here’s a working version with the same crossing count. ————— Glorfindel’s approach seems good. Here’...
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### Another river with some extra letters

No lateral thinking tag, but still: The other solution is for them to:
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### Another river with some extra letters

Skipping the usual lateral thinking answers, here's a more unusual one:
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### Another river with some extra letters

It may be trivial as an answer, but Alternatively
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### Another river with some extra letters

While I will defer to puzzledPig's answer as the better one, I would also propose that:
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### Another river with some extra letters

PuzzledPig's solution only works if a certain precondition is met. Here is a more general solution. If both men are on the same side of the river, If not,
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### The cat exchanges places with a drawing of the cat

This is solvable in seven nine* moves, using the dictionary file /usr/share/dict/words that coms with Ubuntu 18.04. Code below, in TXR Lisp. To find the shortest ...
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### A frugal canal-crossing

The five-passenger boat is obviously possible, as you can simply bring every animal in one trip. The four-passenger boat is The three-passenger boat is The two-passenger boat is The one-passenger ...
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### Missing lattes and mutually mistrustful words

4 intermediate steps (thanks @ace) 6 intermediate steps
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### Terrorists transporting Hostages through the desert

My try: I will assume that, in the rule "if there are more hostages than terrorists in one Hideout...", it doesn't count if there are no terrorists in that Hideout. Otherwise the game is simply ...
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