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12:33 AM
Q: I have a Major Problem

QuantumTwinkieSo, I am working on a project for my university statistics class. For my project, I am working to record what percentage of popular students, in my year, have a particular major. This means I will be recording students who have one of the top majors at my university. I will also be recording whic...

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6:11 AM
Q: What number should be placed in that last slot?

James I came across a very difficult puzzle. What number should be placed in that last slot? I only know 16 is not the correct answer, because 11 is before 10.

6:36 AM
24h CCCC hint: One word here must be used as a part of speech it is not normally considered as. (There is precedent for this, though.)
(Also, none of the answer guesses so far are correct. And there is no elision here - msh was right that I wouldn't use "rounds" as "'round S".)
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7:46 AM
crossword's finally up
managed to save the grid in the wrong format and had to remake it
note to self: crossword grids do not look good if the cells are higher than they are wide
oh I thought it was every two weeks lol
8:08 AM
well we skipped a week but i think we're still ahead of schedule for 52 in a year :)
Q: It's in the past, in the past

jafe Note: The clues are a mix of printer's devilry and normal cryptic clues. Across 1. Pillars bend within seconds (6) 6. Essentially elevate temperature in volcanic matter, forming a river (6) 11. Pillars protecting representative group of soldiers (4) 13. Egg-shaped, large fruit in Australia sent ...

I don't understand why PSE had a standard closure reason for unattributed puzzles but not for those part of ongoing competitions. Sometimes the posers are quite open about it, like with puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/99630/…
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9:44 AM
Hmmm, ^true
@Sphinx Cryptic enough... 24. Man with goal to become batter (4)
future batman, perhaps
10:21 AM
Q: Passing the time

Jeremy DoverHere in the United States, COVID is now casting a long shadow over our summer. To help pass the time where we should be enjoying our normal summer activities, here's a connect wall to remind us of what we could be doing. The set of sixteen words below can be partitioned into groups of four words ...

11:00 AM
oh, the crossword has been standing for ~3 hours now
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12:41 PM
made a crossword clue where a long word has two or three unchecked letters in a row? no problem - you can always add a 1-letter clue in the other direction :P
Male genitals: Offensive? Quite the opposite (1)
(not intending to use this particular "solution" any time soon)
1:10 PM
Q: Fill in numbers on the cube!

Culver Kwan You are given a cube. You are told to fill in each vertex with the numbers $4,5,6,...,11$, with no repetition. What is the probability that for each two vertices that are connected by a common edge, he two numbers written on them are co-prime? Source will be given later, but I can tell that th...

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2:27 PM
@oAlt Yep, I fell asleep early and missed the puzzle. Time for me to take a crack at it.
3:25 PM
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6:00 PM
Q: What is this puzzle and what is this solving strategy?

RyanThis puzzle is a mini game in an app I recently downloaded. In the game it is referred to as a Mobius Puzzle(after some searching I found referenced as a TwoBik Puzzle). But I cant find any other names for it or how to solve it. How it is Played: The solve position would be ordering the number le...

6:48 PM
Q: Inheriting my father's "great" investment

SE - stop firing the good guysMy father, you see, was frankly quite gullible. Many years ago he fell for one of these "investment" scams. The scam promised to exactly double your investment every month, and excited by that, my father spent all his money starting such on account. And not only that. He immediately took out two ...

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8:11 PM
@Deusovi Can you explain the WP for 29D a little more thoroughly (puzzling.stackexchange.com/a/99381/63153)? I'm not seeing the transformation between wordplay into letters
@Avi "Current" = AC (as in "alternating current"); "Oscar" = O, "winner, finally" = R
all that holding T(-rophy)
8:33 PM
ah, thanks :)
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10:02 PM
Q: The desperate wanderer

CraftsmanAfter the bride was won, Thought it was time to return home. Sadly the fate was not so kind, I should not have made him blind. Now i wander losing my faith, Keeping in my mind the hope with. Who am i?

Q: What is a Patternful Word™?

BearAquaThis is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Patternful Word™. Use the examples below to find the rule. $$ % set Title text. (spaces around the text ARE important; d...


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