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5 Riddles With Hidden Messages That Will Test Your Intelligence

Cryptograms were not originally created for entertainment purposes but for the encryption of military or personal secrets. We invite you to activate your lateral thinking and try to decipher these riddles with hidden messages. Prove that you can be a great detective!

1. What is my real name?

My father is a chemist.
My mother is a mathematician.
They call me iron59.

What is my real name?

Answer: The correct name is Felix.

2. Mario’s Telegram

Mario is on a business trip in an exotic country. At the hotel, he asks the receptionist to send a telegram that should arrive exactly on February 23. But the receptionist tells him that he can only use these words to write: fiasco, nephew, carrot, rabbit, sonata, spring, tailor, bureau, corona, legacy, soften, travel, object, happen, bikini.

Then Mario sends the following telegram:

Carrot Fiasco Nephew Spring Rabbit Sonata Tailor Bureau Legacy Corona
Travel Bikini Object Happen Soften

What does the message say?
Hint: The message is for Mario’s son.

Answer: The message is Congratulations.

3. The encrypted note

Detective Robertson, one of the agency’s most experienced detectives, used his coded key and entered the apartment where the secret documentation was hidden.

Detective Love, his assistant, had left an encrypted note with the exact location of the documentation. Robertson found the note. It said:

OIDU TSEH TNITEPR ACEHT RED NU

Using his experience and the strategies learned in training, Robertson deciphered the message and found the documentation.

Where were the documents hidden?

Answer: under the carpet in the studio.

4. Who is the killer?

A man was killed in his office.

Before dying, the victim managed to write 6, 4, 9, 10, 11.

The suspects are Sophie, Jason, Nick, Julie, and Paul.

Who is the killer?

Answer: It’s Jason. Each number corresponds to the starting letter of the months of the year. For example, 6 stands for June and “J” is the starting letter of Jason’s name.

5. Say the name of the mother

Answer: Her name is What.

Please note: This article was updated in December 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
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