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Q: Minimalist Matrix Puzzle

Display name$\begin{bmatrix} 1 & 2 \\ 2 & 50 \end{bmatrix}$ This matrix represents a famous image. Because the answer may be easy to guess, a full explanation will be required in order to get credit for solving the puzzle.

 
 
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5:18 AM
interesting, a democrat according to merriam-webster is a "leveler" (one who levels).
level as in... making even? as of now i do not know :D
 
5:30 AM
leveler (capital L) is apparently also "a group of radicals", and radical might be an anagram indicator, but that's going to be a lot of question marks and i think deusovi won't go down that route
 
5:53 AM
a member of a group of*
(and if anyone cares, this group was active in the English Civil War. now back to the C4 analysis)
(frick, I didn't backread, I didn't see y'all talking about the hint as well lol)
 
Sid
So a wild stab at the C4: Old=Used, Democrat= Ex (like the ex ruling party in US????) Around Head count= C giving EXCUSED(def=Evasive)??
Looks extremely wrong but this is the best I could come up with.
 
nope, that's not right
 
Sid
Yeah. Thought so.
 
6:57 AM
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Q: A game of 101 stones—win at (not quite) all costs

FeryllIn the land of Humilia, a tournament game is played between two players with 101 stones in a pot between them. On each turn, a player may take up to five stones from the pot (and must take at least one), and nominally, the winner is whoever winds up with the most stones in the end. However, modes...

 
 
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10:36 AM
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Q: How can they attack?

pgp1There are four soldier squads planning to attack a town from south, west, east and north in the same time, They are in their positions, Now they need to know when to attack, From one of the squads a delivery guy went to tell the other squads when to attack, The problem is he might die, So all the...

 
 
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11:49 AM
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Q: The Abnormality of me

Dannyu NDosI just got born. There's nothing I can do. Maybe "nothing" is such an appropriate word for an age 0. A year passed. There's still nothing I can do. I haven't changed. Maybe I am to retain my purity? Yet people started liking me so much. I was happy. Another year passed. Now I just realized someth...

 
12:07 PM
"democrat" can be "liberal", I think (though it gets attributed to republicans as well), and liberal is apparently an anagram indicator..
However, in all of the possibilities so far, I don't see the "precedent" yet
 
 
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2:03 PM
What I'm going to say next ain't really a big deal; just a reaction.
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Q: A cipher was found within this video, what method would be used to solve it?

SchartzmugelIn this video, at 22:53, there is a cipher, and I haven't the slightest idea how to solve it. In plaintext: OPIJOIJ MNOIM MO:AMWDOAM wth SO HELP ME GOD It doesn't seem to be random gibberish, but I have no idea what method was used to create it and in turn no idea how to decipher it.

There was a second answer here earlier, which has been deleted now, with the user saying that they googled the letters in the pic and the only result that turned up was this same PSE question. I also roughly remember the user saying that the letters may not be of relevance at all, adding "...or is it?" for suspense, I guess
There were two comments (within 53 minutes of each other) to that answer, with the first saying that 1) if they wanted to ask a question in PSE, they could go to this particular link, and 2) if they wanted to be notified of updates to the question, they could "star" it.

The second comment said that 3) the user didn't really answer the question at all, 4) repeated 1), and 5) if they wanted people to give more attention to the question then they could set a bounty on it.
But honestly, those comments were overkill. Saying statement 3) would have been enough, and "...or is it?" in the answer isn't really a reason to say/repeat statement 1) (if that was the intention), since "or is it?" isn't really a coherent question.
Ok, done
 
2:18 PM
The second was an auto-comment -- not done manually.
 
(p.s. I understand the motive of those two comments, because they were giving a guide to the user, who happened to be new. But a better comment would have been something like "Hi (user)! This does not really answer the question. You can check (this link) for a guide on how one should answer in order for the answer to be of decent/good quality.")
@Deusovi hmm, I see
 
3:04 PM
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Q: What is a Foldable Word™?

melfntIn the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Foldable Word™. Use the examples below to find the rule. $$ % set Title text. (spaces around the text ARE important; do not remove.) % increase Pad value only if your entries are...

 
3:29 PM
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Q: Scientifically Themed Dingbat/Rebus Puzzles - Part 5

user110503Previous ones here: part 1 part 2 part 3 part 4 To reiterate, the media is reasonably well known, so if something has barely any views on YouTube, for example, it's probably not the intended answer. Related to that, when I made them, the aim was that they would be answered without using a compute...

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Q: Today is a sad day

MrSiliconGuyToday is a sad day - Today, it was supposed to be my big day to shine! But unfortunately that is no longer the case. I have heard from others here that puzzle-making is a great way to drown out one's sorrows. So here's one for you all to try. (Text version) C H O V I I D B A C H C T R A C H M A ...

 
 
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4:49 PM
democrat as an adjective could maybe clue "left" or "blue" or something like that?
apparently the u.s. parties are coloured exactly the opposite way compared to finland... the right wing is blue here and the left is red
 
5:05 PM
US parties got their colors by accident - once TVs were colored, each election year the colors alternated
then there was a big, contested election when Republicans happened to be Red, and it stuck
 
5:29 PM
interesting
 
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Q: When will the population of India overtake that of China? Mexico's that of Russia?

Bernardo Recamán SantosAccording this world population clock (https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/) the population of China at 17:00 GMT July 5, 2020 was 1,439,406,876, while that of India was 1,380,208,806. Solely bearing in mind the observable trends assumed by this particular world population tracker, and...

 
 
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6:44 PM
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Q: Crosswordsearch

MrSiliconGuyHere's an interesting idea for a puzzle I came up with (not sure if it's been done before). The idea is that it's kinda like a crossword, and also kinda like a word search. Here's how it works: You start with a grid of letters and a list of clues Your goal is to shade in some of the squares on t...

 
 
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8:21 PM
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Q: What is missing from my aunt's inheritance?

melfntA few days ago my aunt passed away and left her inheritance. I feel like something is missing but I don't know what, she left this music score instead: I can't read the musical notation: can you help me identifying what is missing from my aunt's inheritance? Here is a transcription of the score ...

 
 
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9:34 PM
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Q: Help - I think my computer's broken!

chasly from UKI wrote a little computer program to count letter frequencies. Don't worry you don't need to know anything about computers! Except of course for Googling etc. So, for example, the following extract It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of f...

 

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