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I believe it's because

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Here's my explanation

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@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 mechanism: In fact, if we constrain ourselves to inside-the-box thinking in a car-in-the-rain situation and approach this as a physics problem, these two ...

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The answer is: Here's how we got here, building off of Lukas's answer. Completed grid: From there, This gives us the clue: From there, the answer is Incorrect alternate answers:

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Here is a visual answer. And the pieces joined together

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Can't you just do ?

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This solving process was a collaborative endeavor, starting here. It's been agreed that @msh210 will be making the next puzzle in the chain. The first thing to notice: Now, what can we do with this new picture? So the answer must be...

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If you take David G.'s partial solution, and: Then, as per Stiv's partial solution in the comments: Similarly if you: Looking at both these partial answers: Combining these: Now we also realize:

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The code is ... Because

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For the first part: We will get: After that, for the second part: And combining them:

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The poor robot might get slightly less dizzy with

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First move a matchstick like so Then observe from the other direction Giving

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It appears that So Thomas can create green by mixing And curiously,

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I would say

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Another idea:

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THIS IS NOT AN ANSWER, BUT RATHER SOME NOTES ON THE MAKING OF THIS PUZZLE @bobble provided the initial inspiration for combining the puzzle, and suggested I write some notes on its creation. Spoilers abound!

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Alternatively you can

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It is a The treasure here is therefore The key blade will look something like this:

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Required Equation will be like this: Attempt 1: Attempt 2: Attempt 3: (though answer is already given and accepted. I am trying another way)

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The pilot is flying to Explanation:

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(Partial) I think the 36 words are

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A slightly different approach as the other answers

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We could also put one matchstick onto another matchstick so it covers it completely, making $17=17$.

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These are In order:

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An almost-complete answer - just a handful of images still to identify 100% (4, 9, 12), but final answer found... The answer to the puzzle is: To reach this, we need to solve the eighteen Pictionary clues and then: Clues resolve as follows (credit to solvers in discussions in the dedicated Chain Puzzle chat room):

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Alternative solution:

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The following program should work:

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I think the story is: Here's the image:

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