The Puzzler

Are you the true Puzzler? Then claim your $10,000!

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May 3, 2022
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A.J. Jacob's The Puzzler book about puzzles, riddles, ciphers, and why we become so obsessed with them includes a hunt for $10,000 if you can solve the puzzles Jacob has created. Starting on May 3rd, each day a new puzzle will be released for you to solve until you've completed all 22 concluding on June 1st. A grand prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the first to solve the finale puzzles on June 1st.

But before you are granted access to the 22 puzzles, you'll first need to identify the passphrase from the book's introduction. The introduction is available to download here for free to get you started. If you need some help with the introduction puzzle, be sure to reach out via the Contact Us form. Once you've solved the passphrase, enter it on the hunt website here to create an account to track your progress with the 22 puzzles.

If on June 4th you've got all 22 puzzles solved, you'll be admitted to the hunt finale which will pit all completers against one another to solve the finale "metapuzzles". The first to solve all "metapuzzles" gets the grand prize of $10,000.

Additional hunt information, instructions, and rules are available on the hunt website.

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Download the book's introduction here to solve the passphrase that will grant you access to the 22 puzzles on the hunt website here.

If you need a head start on the introduction passphrase, reach out via the Contact Us form and be sure to Subscribe for other puzzle updates!

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