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Complete the pattern below with an answer from the five choices

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  • $\begingroup$ I love your puzzles, but please continue with the grandpa mysteries! :D $\endgroup$ – Mr Pie Jul 21 '18 at 12:59
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    $\begingroup$ I find it irritating that there is a big dot on the right of Venus and a line segment on the right of Neptune. Is that intentional? $\endgroup$ – ibrahim mahrir Jul 21 '18 at 16:48
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The next planet is

E. Venus

because

The planet's numbers are $2,7,1,8$. These are the digits of $e$, and the next digit is $2$.

Also notice:

There is a small dot after the first venus. This represents the decimal point. Thanks @malioboro. I believe the small line after Neptune is simply the cursor on the word processor used to generate the image, and carries no significance to the answer.

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    $\begingroup$ I think that is why there is a dot after venus image $\endgroup$ – malioboro Jul 22 '18 at 2:40
  • $\begingroup$ Good one @Riley. But the answer is "e" not E. Because it is "e". LOL $\endgroup$ – DEEM Jul 22 '18 at 11:43
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Is it

E. Venus

The pattern is:

Venus, Uranus, Mercury, Neptune, Venus, Uranus, ...

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    $\begingroup$ Less is more, eh? $\endgroup$ – ibrahim mahrir Jul 21 '18 at 16:45
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Labelling Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune as $1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,$ and $7$ respectively.

The pattern is second and second last coupled together $i.e., 2$ and $7$; First and last coupled together $i.e., 1$ and $8$, next would be 3 and 6 so the answer is $Earth.$

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    $\begingroup$ Hello! Welcome to the Puzzling Stack Exchange (PSE)! Great answer, but ensure to write your answers and explanations in spoiler quotes, in order to not spoil the answer for other users (unless they give up). Take a look at other answers for example. You can initiate a spoiler quote by writing something in front of >! (except in comments — we use Rot13 for that). Also, since you are new and have not asked any questions yet, I suggest that you visit the Help Center, particularly the Asking section. Keep it up! :D $\endgroup$ – Mr Pie Jul 21 '18 at 16:07
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A. The planets go from first to last to second-first and etc.

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  • $\begingroup$ The first planet is Mercury, not Venus ... $\endgroup$ – Glorfindel Jul 21 '18 at 11:59
  • $\begingroup$ oh oops sry i accidentaly mixed them around $\endgroup$ – Alan Zhou Jul 21 '18 at 12:01

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