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How to post an image with no text?

This answer is a frame challenge. Both of those puzzles are self-explanatory as long as the user can see the image. But that is not a given. For example, some users are blind/visually-impaired; ...
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The Riddle Sandbox

I would love feedback on the following optimization game. There are three sets of boxes. Boxes labelled 1 to 9, boxes labelled a, b, c and boxes labelled x, y, z. These are arrange into triples as ...
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Hope I'm totally wrong

(I have not read the other thread mentioned in comments on the question. It is possible that some of what I say here happens to duplicate some of what others said there.) Chat bans can be handed out ...
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The Riddle Sandbox

I am working on a new puzzle type similar to crossword. Maybe it exists, I haven't seen it before. I am not great at explaining things clearly, can you review the directions and propose updates to the ...
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Where should we link for "MathJax help"?

The link should go to a new puzzling.MSE page, consisting mostly of links to useful material elsewhere such as the math.MSE guide and relevant puzzling.MSE questions.. Pro: Such a page could be tuned ...
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Where should we link for "MathJax help"?

The link should go to a new puzzling.MSE page, written to provide an introduction to MathJax in the specific context of puzzling.SE. Pro: Such a page could be tuned to focus on things that are most ...
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Where should we link for "MathJax help"?

The link should go to the math.MSE MathJax guide. Pro: This is an intro to MathJax written with Stack Exchange users (though not specifically Puzzling users) in mind. It's more concise and MathJax-...
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Where should we link for "MathJax help"?

The link should go where it goes now. Pro: This is where the link has traditionally gone and we haven't had complaints. It seems to have a fairly thorough discussion of LaTeX. Con: It isn't ...
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Is there some etiquette on reverse image search?

I answered the puzzle you linked and of course I used reverse image search to identify the persons. This post has gotten rather long and blathery, so here's the synopsis up front: Solvers may use ...
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Monthly Topic Challenges: Topic Suggestions

Game/Quiz Shows This... is... Puzzling! Let's meet this month's topic challengers... Create a puzzle themed around a real-life game or quiz show. The puzzle must involve the basic format of the ...
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Monthly Topic Challenge #3: Pencil and Paper Games

List of all questions published as part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #3: Puzzle Creator Dots and boxes, 2 against 1 Retudin What is my favorite brand of pen? Amoz Noughts and Crosses and... ...
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How long should I wait for a flag to be reviewed?

Sorry for the delay! I can't speak for the other mods, but I've been a bit busy recently. I'd occasionally handled some of the easier flags, but hadn't gone through the queue recently. To answer your ...
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