# Tagged Questions

Word Puzzles are "problems" presented to users, consisting of spelling/vocabulary challenges. The "problem" is solved when the user(s) decipher the correct spelling.

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### An alphabet position quickie to motivate us all [duplicate]

It has been said, or copied from http://ifunny.co/fun/SiQ7PlRR3 rather, that if... A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z equals... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...
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### Fifth Grade Math Problem for the Week: Automated Decryption of Caesar Ciphers

My fifth-grade daughter is learning about codes and ciphers. She has reached the point of decoding a ciphertext that has been encoded with the Caesar cipher where the offset is not provided in advance....
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### Let's play Hangman?

According to this page, the best strategy to guess English hangman words is to calculate the odds of each letter in a word list that meet our conditions. But, as I'm really lazy, I don't really want ...
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### Check if words are isomorphs

Two words are isomorphs if they have the same pattern of letter repetitions. For example, both ESTATE and DUELED have pattern abcdca ESTATE DUELED abcdca because letters 1 and 6 are the same, ...
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### insertspacesbetweenwords

In this challenge, your input is a string of lower-case letters like this: insertspacesbetweenwords and a dictionary like the that from my other challenge. You may assume that the dictionary file ...
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### Determining part of speech of most words [closed]

Write a program to output the part of speech of any word inputted to it. I doubt that anyone could get a perfect algorithm, so I will give the code a batch of words in order to ascertain what ...
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### Write a short story using only valid code

What I'd like to see is your attempts at writing a kind of "story" that has a fairly easy to read meaning, but also creating a valid code fragment. For example, this (BBC) BASIC code: LET customer = "...
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### Mutual exclusive equinox

Your sourcecode must not contain any of the characters it outputs (case sensitive). Your program must not output more than 500 characters/bytes. 1 byte = 1 char. Newline counts as 1 character. Your ...
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### Metapoem equinox

Objective: Write one program that outputs sourcecode for another program that outputs words. General information: Any programming language. Rules: Your programs should not take any input. (...
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### Count the number of cyclic words in an input

Cyclic Words Problem Statement We can think of a cyclic word as a word written in a circle. To represent a cyclic word, we choose an arbitrary starting position and read the characters in ...
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### Breaking Perfect Hangman in reverse, in reverse [closed]

this is the follow-up question to Perfect Hangman in reverse golfers are now asked to develop a program that uses all rules in Perfect Hangman in reverse, instead, playing the player. the program ...
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### Perfect Hangman in reverse

This is similar to other hang-man style problems already posted, except, in this case, the computer is the one guessing. Computers are logical, smart, and consider self-preservation to be important, ...
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### Markov Chain Beatbox Generator

Just an idea I had the other day: Making beats following a Markov Chain of predefined sounds. I remember someone did a beatbox with Google Translate and the German language (follow the link and press ...
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### Program to Spoonerise words [duplicate]

A spoonerisation is swapping the first letter/pronounceable syllable of two or more words. Example: A lack of pies = A pack of lies. Bad salad = Sad ballad (ish) :) Challenge: Write a program to ...
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### Wordsearch Solver

Given a list of words and a grid of letters, find all the words in the grid and remove any letters which are not part of any of the words. The words could be forwards, backwards, up, down or diagonal. ...
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### 1P5: Word Changer

This was written as part of the First Periodic Premier Programming Puzzle Push. The Game A starting and ending word of the same length are provided. The objective of the game is to change one ...
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### Hangman wordgame golf

Inspired by reddit. Write a program which plays Hangman. The program chooses a random word from a list of N words, where N > 2. The word list can be provided to the program in any way you choose. ...
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### My Word can beat up your Word

PROBLEM Given two words, find the winner in a digital root battle. Define the digital root of a word this way: Each letter of the alphabet is assigned a number: A = 1, B = 2, C = 3, ..., Z = 26 ...