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My grandmother loves matchstick puzzles. Every time I visit, she shows me a brand new set for me to solve. I visited her recently for her birthday, and I was excited to receive a puzzle in exchange ...

At first sight it seemed like an interview with dozens of very important looking members at the table (on one side) and only two funny looking guys on the other side. One even had a hat on his head. ...

My great uncle Sean passed away in '94 after a long battle with illness. Not many people came to his funeral; he was 105 when he died, and had outlived all of his friends and colleagues. I'm told he ...

This puzzle was meant to be for Fortnightly Challenge #35: Restricted Title #1, but due to various reasons I only got around to starting it recently. Constructed with apologies to my friend Atrus. ...

Can someone identify this sound? This is the sound. http://iono.fm/e/543434 Clues that have been given: Item that has been repurposed. It's all in the rage these days. Some people don't mind leaving ...

In a follow up from yesterday, I was sent another email from the same source. The tile of the message was, "A lad named E. Mandala" which I've set the title of this puzzle to. Can you help me make ...

Detective Emmy Gardner stepped into the cool, dry air of the Hotel Cummerbund. The young Checkers Grandmaster Uram Silvestri Stallone Afbaster had been poisoned yesterday, just before his match with ...

Riiddle me this

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You cannot see me, but I am within everything and everyone, I will never die and I have been with time since long as I can remember. I am and will ever be what is left when everything dies. What ...

Say you have a cake that is cut into 100 pieces. One of the pieces has a hidden prize. 100 people take turns, each taking a piece in sequence hoping to find the prize. Note: I slightly modified (...

Tyrone has a box full of rocks. He doesn't have a scale to weigh it. There's a piece of paper taped to the box that looks like this: What's the weight of the box?

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #37: Rare and Endangered 1 1 2 3 4 5

I must warn you of what's coming, but I can't say what it is or I risk death. Please, I beg of you, figure out the clues I have left and help me save the world. On this dreaded occasion, we must ...

An Alien Message

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A spacecraft was found orbiting earth. It was not made by us, but appears to be intended to be received by us. This is a transcription of the engraving on one of its many panels: Some of the symbols ...

There are two physical volumes of an old encyclopedia sitting on a shelf in a college library. One volume is labeled A-M and the other N-W. Is the third volume X-Z missing?

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1. Title based on this xkcd.This puzzle contains hints for 220 black squares (but that's not the point) but is a standalone puzzle. ...

It spent a life span with no cellmate The long way back saying me why can't we look the other way? You're weightless, semi-erotic You need someone to take you there saying me why can't we ...

This puzzle is a homage to the early internet mystery game The Stone. Many of its riddles involved interpreting cryptic images, along with a lot of research, leading to some interesting finds. While ...

Someone I find very trustworthy continues to insist that this is a valid Sudoku board. It's been a while since I've played, but surely there's a couple of things off here, right? Alright, so that ...

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36: Twisted Classics 1 Here's a regular word search. Find three twisty things. ...

My friend sent me a "puzzle" in binary, and said that there are multiple steps to solving the puzzle, all of them including decryption. I translated the binary into text and he said that was a good ...

I feel that paper is an underrepresented mechanic in puzzles, so this puzzle explores the many facets of this subject. It's (almost) all lovingly handmade, so please excuse any errors. Orikami ...

This is an entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1. This is the original xkcd's comic: here's an enjoyable song with similar title: A Thousand Miles - Vanessa Carlton and this ...

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36: Twisted Classics 1 I'm thinking of a movie. The Connecting Wall below (click it for a bigger version) should have made guessing the movie really simple, ...

Perhaps you've heard of me, I am the first, Closest to winning, I am not the worst, You think I'm the brass, nearly top of my class. Chasing the ones before, a prize I long for. ...

Sometimes I feel pretty lonely. To take the edge off of being so lonely, I joined a book club that my ex belongs to just to be around her some. My brothers wouldn't like that, but they aren't ...

Part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 There was supposed to be a preface with instructions here, but I must have misplaced it... Word 1 | What are you if you don't have ...

This is an entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36 The following is an Only-Connect wall seen in the BBC TV series. You have to divide the 16 words into groups of 4 each satisfying a specific ...

Find the true one

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There’s lots of words here, but only a single true one. Find it. Text version of the image: AQOROZDARPAXRINCOMAQAPO VUREZERISXAMPSFEAXPEFIJ ZEDZEXARPQIZOMUXAYRAOQO WUDUXEDLIASIOMNIDFRINGE ...

Fill in the blanks where applicable, based on the first few sentences: Mr. Indiana can type in a minute nine difficult words. Mr. Victor sows five rows of corns in twenty two days. Ms. Xanthappe ran ...

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #32: Grid Deduction Hybrids My dear friend researches and designs canal irrigation systems in a remote desert. He's been missing for two weeks. Members of ...

I came from the future. Earlier today (when I was still in the future), I was supposed to meet my friend. I asked Where do we meet today? The response was I feel depressed lately, I need some ...

Happy belated (or early!) birthday to everyone!

As my grandfather reached the end of his long and satisfying life, I sat by his bedside and asked him what advice he could give me to help me in my own. Unable to speak, he pointed to his bedside ...

Congrats! You've just escaped from this room. Still, it seems you are not free yet. You are in another room, again, a numeric pad next to a door with this message Enter passcode: _ _ _ _ _ _ ...

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 My friend worked as a secretary, and she left out of nowhere! I found a few strange notes/messages scattered around her room. ...

So basically this is a complex deep web puzzle and we're pretty much stuck at it right now as we don't have any idea what this is about, any help will be aprreciated (the attached images are the ...

1: dim advantage in first French Expansion (4,5): Kiss Pain Boot City History Again Eat Avid (5,13,13,5,3,4) 2: undisturbed apartment ground hideout attach badge punch ...

There is a land where a thing turns to nothing Where money is then discovered Where a place becomes unknown Where farming turns into a spectacle Where the flora is actually worlds Where a ...

I've been transported through a wormhole to a new planet in a new universe. Standard stuff, really. But something is... off about this planet. Sometimes, walking around it, I just feel like I'm ...

No Pun Intended

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Part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 This TV program has quite a diverse set of actors. You're packed to go so soon? There's nothing in the afterlife except darkness and ...

Rather unfortunately I’ve been brought town by a severe case of the iconic puzzlers block. Every foilish pursuit to break it has led to it getting worse wich more sekatsim. Visions of riddles will ...

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1. Title based on this xkcd.Find the lead actor.

Part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 Didn't actually follow the five minute rule this time -- though i guess i should have, because i nearly ran out of time! There's only ...

I heard this from an elderly German gentleman with a strong accent. At first I thought he was reciting a Robert Frost poem, but then the last line confused me. Some see de earth vill end times four,...

Part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 The type of party that may startle you Defiant age range, kids no longer sweet Irrat'nal number formed when over two For adult and ...

Part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 Puzzles made in 5 minutes or less. brought to you by having like an hour, but too committed to break my streak now

This is an entry into the Fortnightly topic Challenge: 35 Bob has had a few weird experiences with different people. Can you tell what is happening here? The final answer will tell you, why English ...

Here is a pack of rebuses: Eack of the above rebuses represents a famous brand/company. The relation between a rebus and the brand it represent vary from rebus to rebus (some rebuses relate in a way ...

Your obnoxious little brother loves to outwit you. He asks you to find the message hidden in the following image You are determined and ready to teach your brother a lesson. But can you ?

This is it! You've finally found it: The Passage of Eternity! You've been looking for this mythical Passage for years, but now you've finally found it. All that's left is to unravel its long hidden ...

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