Linked Questions

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Should I ever reveal the solution to my puzzle? [duplicate]

I posted a puzzle a while ago called Giving Gifts to Twins. It has been over a year, and I have updated it every few months with additional hints. Every time I update it, it gets a brief period of ...
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1answer
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Can we self-answer our questions if no one answers? Should we? [duplicate]

I know that self-answering is generally encouraged on SE. However, I thought Puzzling.SE might be a bit of an exception; by and large (although not always) askers already know the answer. So can we ...
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2answers
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What is your stance about unsolved challenge [duplicate]

I have a puzzle that isn't successfully answered. You can see me in different face Can I post the answer on that?
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1answer
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When should I answer my own puzzle? [duplicate]

I was going to ask if I should ever answer my own puzzles, but conveniently there was already such a question. So now my question becomes: When would it be wise to answer your own puzzle? As in, how ...
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0answers
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At what point should a difficult puzzle be answered by the author, if at all? [duplicate]

Possibly an unnecessary question, but curiosity got the best of me. My question hasn't been answered for almost 2 weeks. I'm a bit impatient and I'm waiting for someone to answer it so I can work on ...
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0answers
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Should I add a hint to my question? [duplicate]

I have a puzzle that is months old: Find the hidden message! The solution can basically be broken down to three steps, the first was already done by Joe-You-Know, the third should be pretty easy. But ...
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3answers
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My puzzle was answered credibly: correctly but not as intended

I posted a puzzle for answerers to solve, about finding a pattern across several lists of words. My effort to remove patterns other than the one I used to construct the lists apparently wasn't ...
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1answer
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How do we want to use our meta FAQ?

As far as I know, this isn't something that's ever really been talked about. We've got a potentially extremely useful resource on Puzzling Meta: the faq tag. But I'm not sure how we should use it. ...
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1answer
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My Puzzle has not received Attention after placing two bounties, what should I do about it? [duplicate]

This puzzle, My sister has gone Puzzled again, has not received enough attention after placing two consecutive bounties, both of which were wasted, and now it has got two downvotes. I have two ...
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Answer to your own question

On most sites, it is good practice to answer your own question when you come up with its answer. Even though, this site is very different regarding that and I'd like to understand the policy ...