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Military Recruitment

Sun, 14/07/2024 - 09:00
You're recruiting for the military, interviewing an applicant for an Intelligence Agent position.

One of the questions you ask is:
In the middle of the night in a city with no photo radars, you're stopped at a red light with no other traffic in sight. Are you willing to go through the red light?

Give a reason why you would ask that question, and should you give preference to applicants who answer yes or no?


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Make It Snappy

Sun, 14/07/2024 - 09:00
I see you unmoving
Frozen in glass
You never get older
You remain in the past
When I see you
I'm sad and happy too
So think a while and tell me
What on Earth are you?


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Versatile Victual

Sun, 14/07/2024 - 09:00
A band member uses us to keep the beat
We interact with snares
A carnivore may consider us a treat
We always come in pairs

What are we?


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Performance Prognosticator

Sun, 14/07/2024 - 09:00
My first is a place where runners make rounds
My second will produce some pleasant sounds
My whole is a recommendation's grounds

What am I?


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Murder at Brainteaser Mansion #4

Fri, 28/06/2024 - 09:00
It was a stormy night when Mr. Death was found dead at Brainteaser Mansion. I, the detective, surveyed the scene as my assistant spoke.
"Mr. Death was hosting a dinner party with his closest confidants. There is no bruising, nor entry or exit wounds, so the cause of death is unknown. I've spoken with each of the four suspects: Sir Stave, Baron Blade, Princess Pentacle and Countess Chalice, who all harbour a potential motive—jealousy, greed, rage, or revenge, and for their safety, they all carry with them constantly a lethal weapon—a revolver, a dagger, poison, and a shotgun. They're in the study, awaiting your arrival."
As I approached the door, I heard a raised voice. I knelt down and pressed my ear against the keyhole to eavesdrop.
"What a rogue's gallery you all are! First, you, who would have murdered him out of sheer revenge. You, who insist you were in the Music Room. Last, we have the wicked schemer, who keeps a revolver hidden in her handbag!"
A woman countered, her voice barely more than a whisper.
"You brute! No one believes your alibi of being outside anyway! Why accuse us ladies when we all know our fellow guest here would be greedy enough to shoot him."
Another woman's voice, frail yet venomous, replied.
"I'm no schemer, but you're vile! Smirking while you clean your fingernails with your dagger! Oh... if I had my handbag right now, I'd...You're lucky I left it in the ga..."
Deciding I'd heard enough, I swung open the study door.
A man stepped forward, his voice confirming him as the only speaker I had not yet heard.
"Oh Detective, you've arrived just in time! You must arrest Countess Chalice. She's just threatened this poor man! She's always been prone to fits of rage!"
"Who might you be?" I asked.
"I am Sir Stave!"
In that moment, drawing on all the evidence I had both seen and heard, I knew with certainty who the killer was, their motive, the weapon used, and their claimed location at the time of the murder.

Do you?


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Missing Word 56

Wed, 29/05/2024 - 09:00
A 3-letter word has been taken out of each of the following words. Can you figure it out?

D_ _ _ RE
B_ _ _ SE
L _ _ _ R
F _ _ _ R


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Missing Word 57

Wed, 29/05/2024 - 09:00
A 3-letter word has been taken out of each of the following words. Can you figure it out?

B _ _ _ IC
L _ _ _
UN_ _ _
SC_ _ _


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Absent Anagrams 2

Wed, 29/05/2024 - 09:00
Complete the sentences below so that they make sense, by filling in the blanks of each sentence with two words which are anagrams of each other.

For example, given the sentence:

"Rachel originally planned to buy an apple, but found a bargain and bought a _____ instead, because it was fresh and _____.",

the two words would be "peach" and "cheap" respectively.


1. As he ran his _____ along the _____ of the tapestry, he could feel its silkiness.

2. His dreadful performance on the _____ caused him to _____ off the final green.

3. Once in a while he took a _____ over at his friend to see how long he could _____ running on the treadmill.

4. It was difficult to _____ any information from their observation post due to the oblique _____ of their position.


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A Learning Experience

Wed, 29/05/2024 - 09:00
In a world where knowledge forever flows,
Where minds are alight and wisdom grows.
Navigate the labyrinth of endless lore,
Make your dreams and desires soar.
Within my depths secrets reside,
Every bit of information is to be your guide.
Days filled with words to inspire,
Igniting flames inside each youthful fire.

Shaping young minds with skillful art,
Navigating the realms of every heart.
Within lies a haven, a sacred space,
Where knowledge blossoms with beautiful grace.
Guiding you like a beacon in the night,
Bringing you through paths of truth and light.
Listen to me tell you my tale,
If you work hard you cannot fail.

I am a stage where dreams take flight,
Where your goals can soar, reaching new heights.
I am a vessel, carrying knowledge untold,
Where seeds of imagination are treated like gold.
My words, a tapestry, woven with care,
Filled with everything you need to know, I swear.
I am a puzzle, with pieces that fit,
But only the curious will unravel my wit.

What am I?


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Act Up

Wed, 29/05/2024 - 09:00
Having me up high
Makes people wonder why

I'm something you may lose
Especially after too much booze

I'm common to have while growing up
Especially when mama says you don't get that chocolate

I'm the beginning of a common metric
Having me can make one narcissistic

What am I?


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Picture Perfect Colors

Wed, 29/05/2024 - 09:00
Look to the west for golden hues painting the sky,
A vast canvas where curiosity lies.
Dance with my colors, as they begin to fade,
Twilight's kiss a tune well-made.
Flames born of a dying light,
A radiant spectacle, making everything feel alright.

Nature's masterpiece is a symphony of art,
Where amber, ruby, and amethyst start.
A celestial mosaic, a sight without end,
A gentle caress, forever your friend.
While darkness develops, I'll linger until my colors depart,
I'll leave behind a memory, etched in your heart.

Tomorrow, my sister will greet you in the morn,
Her colors like mine, reborn.
While she brings in each new day,
I will end it with my magnificent array.
So my friend, who is wise and keen,
What am I, an enigma, a joy to be seen?


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Absent Anagrams

Wed, 29/05/2024 - 09:00
Complete the sentences below so that they make sense, by filling in the blanks of each sentence with two words which are anagrams of each other.

For example, given the sentence:

"Rachel originally planned to buy an apple, but found a bargain and bought a _____ instead, because it was fresh and _____.",

the two words would be "peach" and "cheap" respectively.


1. When the cook _____ the customer's eggs instead of serving them scrambled as requested, his manager considered this as the last straw, and _____ him accordingly.

2. If you like animals, you may be able to enjoy the beach even more by riding a _____ on the _____.

3. The art gallery was a _____ structure, and on one of its walls there could be seen, unmoving, a _____ in the centre of a web.

4. The man decided that, in order to improve his appearance, he would remove his _____, and so afterwards his face became _____.


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Pressure Treatment

Tue, 14/05/2024 - 09:00
What phrase is represented by the following?

M
Y
B
ACQUIRE
C
K


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A Beautiful Thing

Tue, 30/04/2024 - 09:00
For some I am the language of the heart,
For others I am just a simple form of art.
I can be very loud, forte if you will,
Or as a piano, be soft and still.
I come in a variety of forms you see,
Some you may not like, but others will set you free.

I can make you dance or make you cry,
Some forms of me may make you ponder why.
I'm the language of the universe, like a code to crack,
No matter your mood, I've always got your back.

I can bring people together, or tear them apart,
But without me, the world would be dull and stark.
Though I cannot be touched or seen,
I'm there for you, always have been.
So tell me, do you know,
What is this beautiful thing that makes the world glow?


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Missing Word 55

Tue, 30/04/2024 - 09:00
A 3-letter word has been taken out of each of the following words. Can you figure it out?

S _ _ _
_ _ _ AL
MA _ _ _ RE
_ _ _ LE


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Missing Word 54

Tue, 30/04/2024 - 09:00
A 3-letter word has been taken out of each of the following words. Can you figure it out?

IO_ _ _E
EN_ _ _G
_ _ _ O
SAR _ _ _E


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Celestial Companion

Wed, 10/04/2024 - 09:00
Among the stars, I quietly go by,
A rocky companion to a celestial friend where we survive.
With my cratered surface, I reflect the sun's light,
Many love to enjoy me in the vast cosmic night.
Which celestial object am I?


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I Give Thanks

Wed, 10/04/2024 - 09:00
Clasped together, I give thanks for what is mine,
If love does us entwine, I'll hold yours in mine.
I'm useful too when it's time to dine.
Multifunction may be a sign of my divine design.
What am I?


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In Good Company

Wed, 10/04/2024 - 09:00
Seemingly small and perhaps very old
My kind are a multitude untold

You may think that you understand me
But what I am now is not what you see

Despite my emission of tremendous light
Most of the time I'm obscured from your sight

My extreme heat may be a well-known trait
But if not too massive, cooling is my fate

What am I?


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Do It Your Way

Wed, 10/04/2024 - 09:00
What phrase is represented by the following?

JAN. JAN. - DRUM #1, 140 BPM
FEB. FEB. - DRUM #1, 140 BPM
MAR. MAR. - DRUM #2, 180 BPM


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