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European Vacation
European Vacation
Five couples from the Millersville Country Club have planned a European vacation this summer. Each couple plans to tour a different country and though each is visiting for a different length of time, they’re all leaving on the same day. Determine the full name of each couple, what European country they’re visiting, and how many days they were on vacation...
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Hole in the Sphere
Hole in the Sphere
It is known that a cylindrical hole six inches long is drilled straight through the center of a solid sphere. Is this information sufficient for calculating the exact volume remaining in the sphere?
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Matches 12
Matches 12
A dozen of the matchstick puzzles which have been featured in the Puzzle Playground sector of our site for many years are packed into a printable e-booklet. Now you can download these puzzles and then print them out from one PDF file with complete rules and solutions included.
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Conversation Competitors
Conversation Competitors
We've stated already that conversation is an art, but did you know that you have competitors during your conversation? Here's what Ralph Waldo Emerson has to say on the subject.
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Sum-One
Sum-One
The sum of four ONEs, of course, isn't TEN. That's why the real goal for this calculation is to discover which numbers are hidden behind those words.
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Tents
Tents
Just locate all the pairs "tent-tree" placed in the grid. The numbers outside the grid help you to do this.
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M&M Contest
M&M Contest
There’s a big jar in Mr. Elliot’s Sweet Ecstasy candy shop, in downtown Millersville. The jar is filled to bursting with M&Ms in a rainbow of colors. There’s a small sign before the jar which reads, “Take a guess! The one closest to the number of M&Ms in the jar by Saturday night wins the whole jarful!” His jar of M&Ms has been the favorite subject of discussion all week in Mrs. Field’s class...
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Four Cards
Four Cards
A three-in-one set of puzzles with four playing cards for each of them. The thing is to be able to hide as many pips of cards as required for every puzzle.
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Change The Nine
Change The Nine
Twelve dark and three light balls are arranged into the digit of Nine. After a sequence of special moves the digit has to be turned into the digit of Zero, finally making the loop in the 0-9 series.
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Ageless Wisdom
Ageless Wisdom
Confucius was a philosopher of some reknown, and not without good reason. Here's an ageless piece of wisdom, from Confucius, regarding your interaction with other people.
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Name the Month
Name the Month
It is said this set of strange symbols stands for a month. What should be the possible approach to break this "code" down and thus, decipher what month it can be? Will it be a forthright approach or more complicated?
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Numerical Jigsaw
Numerical Jigsaw
Eight pairs of identical moons are orbiting a green planet. The goal is to connect them all to the planet with a link per moon. It's a harder sequel to The 4 Angles puzzle by the same author.
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