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12:09 AM
CMC: Create a sensible English sentence containing the phrase "by and that"
12:31 AM
"My friend came by and that made me happy"? I'm not sure what the purpose of these challenges is -- they aren't particularly difficult
ooh, nice
I was thinking more of "The light turns on when something passes close by and that object is round"
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4:10 AM
Q: Colouring the map of Canada

deep thoughtA previous question asked whether the map of the USA needs four colors. Now, what about Canada? If you want to assign a colour to each province and territory, so that no two neighbours have the same colour, do you need four different colours? When I was a young man, I knew the answer to that qu...

5:07 AM
Q: Keep Your Head Up

anodyne Always remember this. What is the image above trying to say?

5:26 AM
Q: Is there any easy way to solve this lock puzzle?

math maniac.https://js13kgames.com/games/lock-puzzle/index.html The link provides an online puzzle game of $16$ tiles in the form of a $4 \times 4$ matrix of which some entries are in the form of vertical tiles and other in the form of horizontal tiles arranged randomly by the system. Once you press a tile ...

Q: Stop, and stop now

anodyne Oh hang thee, I do, from the rafters above; Though I'll often do my utmost to support thee from below. Sometimes I'm wont to leave thee waiting in ears; But as a rule, I'm a beast, telling thee to stop, and stop now. What am I?

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10:09 AM
Q: The hardest crossword you'll do today!

StivThis could well be the most difficult crossword you do today! Please note that the use of Google and other search engines is STRICTLY FORBIDDEN. (Of course, I have no way of policing this, but if you do decide to cheat and comb the Internet for the answers then the letters in the shaded squares...

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12:39 PM
Q: Numbers in the series: The British way

DEEMWhat are the next two numbers in series? Six hundred and forty Five thousand Eight thousand ? ? What is the next number? Is this a trick question? Note: I am using the UK way of numbering that includes "and". Unlike us Americans who write many different ways :)

1:10 PM
@msh210 I think this must be (A SHOCKING SON A)* = CONGO-KINSHASA
which is another name for the Democratic Republic of Congo
Q: $R$ecipe for diced shark fin

humnHow may the following shark-fin-shaped Goal distribution be cooked up with 38 ingredients in a roll recipe R based on the roll sum of two 6-sided dice with non-standard allotments of dots? Goal: Shark fin distribution of results calculated by R from the sum of two dice who...

@hexomino yep!
@msh210 Nice surface
@hexomino thanks
CCCC: Quiet Oscar winner's first performance. (4)
1:23 PM
@hexomino reminds me of
Jan 16 at 6:53, by jafe
CCCC: Frances's first Oscar-winning film (5)
@msh210 I really liked that clue.
yeah, it was neat
1:58 PM
@hexomino is it SH+O+W_?
2:13 PM
@Ankoganit Yep, well done!
CCCC: Perhaps can or tins — holding objects, essentially (10)
2:53 PM
Q: What number should replace the question mark in the grid?

DETIVAWhat number should replace the question mark? | 3 | 7 | 9 | 8 | | 2 | 4 | 1 | 4 | | 7 | 2 | 8 | ? | | 9 | 6 | 2 | 6 |

3:14 PM
Q: Visual IQ puzzle with no clear pattern?

walnutpuzzleThis is impossible, please help.

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5:40 PM
@Ankoganit CONTAIN(_E_)RS*, &lit.
5:52 PM
@Ankoganit oh, nice
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7:20 PM
Q: Where is this picture taken?

JKHAYour only clue is this picture to find where it has been taken. Good luck!

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10:31 PM
Q: Placing The Black King

Rewan DemontayIn this position, White’s sole aim is to castle. But in order to do so, they must promote their pawn to a queen to force a Black bishop move. The 10 black kings represent where Black’s king can safely be put so that it can’t prevent the promotion. On which square/s should the Black king be pla...


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