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Calculation - the hard way
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1 = 1 2 = 2 3 = 3 4 = 4 5 = 5 6 = 5 + 1 7 = 5 + 2 8 = 5 + 3 9 = 5 + 4 10 = 5 + 4 + 1 11 = 5 + 4 + 2 12 = 5 + 4 + 3 13 = 5 + 4 + 3 + 1 14 = 5 + 4 + 3 + 2 15 = 5 + 4 + 3 + 2 +...

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Too many school assignments
6 votes

I'm not sure if this is the only possible solution to the puzzle, but I found that if: Again, there may be more solutions based on the rules outlined in the puzzle.

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How is this correct?
5 votes

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Who is the only pre-teen that has traveled to outer space?
4 votes

Building off Prim3numbah's response, I reason that the answer is again Where Prim3numbah messed up in their reasoning: I suspect this puzzle was posted today because:

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The Pub Quiz and the Passion
3 votes

Partial Answer: I'm intrigued to see if anyone can build off what I've done to solve the puzzle!

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Red Herring Redherring
3 votes

Partial Answer: Then, Not sure if this has anything to do with the puzzle or if I've stumbled upon a red herring, but I hope this answer helps somebody!

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How do I make 76 using only the numbers 2,0,1,9?
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I was doing a bit of research into factorials, and found both hyperfactorials (denoted by an $H$) and alternating factorials (denoted by an $AF$). Hopefully this answer fulfills your need. First we ...

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Two more words and their anagrams
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A maybe rarer answer would be and a more reliable; albeit informal answer:

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What is a Row Word™?
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2 votes

Row words are words that can be: Examples:

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Unknown by none, Doubted by a flat few
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Are you... Unknown by none, doubted by a flat few: Broaden me, to improve ones self. Exploration is looking for me, you'll find. Very few once dared to try, Mere miles apart, we shall never meet. ...

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Guess the coin toss
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A couple of couples
1 votes

The answer is because However, if we assume that the second guesser gets to know if the first couple was correct or not:

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Wikipedia Says So #3
1 votes

I'm probably wrong but is it; A reference to the order to cite: The works of those who write: And star and edit: And even more get credit: It's about the boring part of the night: Also I really ...

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Find words with the highest proportion of a single letter
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Current records: A - araara (4/6) ~ New Zealand jargon for trevally Q - duqqa (2/5) ~ an Egyptian spice P - poppop (4/6) ~ informal term for grandfather (not validated yet) Invalid suggestions: A - ...

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Checkmate in Last Move
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4: (can probably be improved by a ton) Chris in the comments claims to describe an 11-piece solution but I don't fully understand his comment so I hope he posts a solution with his answer. I'll ...

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All possible locations of a robot going from $(x,y)$ to $(x+y, y)$ or $(x,x+y)$
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From (6,21) the robot can either go to (27,21) or (6,27). Another turn after that, the robot will be at either (48,21), (27, 48), (33, 27) or (6, 33). Because these numbers have no way of ever ...

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The Multiple Choice Test Test
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PARTIAL ANSWER: From Q1 we know that Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4 or Q5 is B. We know it cannot be Q1 because that would mean the answer would have to be A and B. Similarly, it cannot be Q2, because then Q1 ...

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True or False? Test it out!
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Is the answer: because:

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Going deep... or a museaum piece?
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Not done yet... Start with a four-letter edible, ectothermic animal. Remove three letters. Add a small insect and you have a 1994 Indian action movie I didn't get any further than this...

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Can we always choose 2 numbers from 25 numbers with the following properties?
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No. This is because... We can go a bit further and extrapolate that...

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A partition of 80 into seven parts
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Seems like there are a lot of possible solutions - but assuming the two connected numbers common divisor cannot be one of the two numbers, and that you cannot repeat a number, I got this: 6 ...

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What is the answer to "Message to go in the Times (5)"?
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The answer is:

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