coverOn Friday I set these 2 puzzles:

1) Can you work out the next letter in this sequence?


2) What occurs once in every minute, twice in every moment but never in a thousand years?

If you have not tried to solve them, have a go now.  For everyone else the answer is after the break.

The first sequence is produced by taking the first letter of each word, and so the answer is S

And the answer to the second puzzle is the letter M.

Did you solve them?

I have produced an ebook containing 101 of the previous Friday Puzzles! It is called PUZZLED and is available for the Kindle(UKhere and USA here) and on the iBookstore (UK here in the USA here). You can try 101 of the puzzles for free here.


  1. Oh Richard, you cheat. That is not the same sequence as on Friday, simply changing it quietly is not fair.

    The second was fairly simple, I thought

  2. To be fair, Richard didn’t cheat. He erroneously made a typo, which he corrected later that same morning.
    Unless his typo’s are deliberate in which case, Oh, Richard, you cheat!

  3. I knew the first puzzle had to be the initial letters of some sentence, but after a few minutes of trying to think of song lyrics or famous lines from speeches that fit the pattern I said, “F&*k it.” and stopped trying.

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