Questions tagged [connect-wall]

A puzzle involving a set of words which must be divided into groups such that the words in each group share some connection.

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Double twisted connect wall

This puzzle continues on the trend of connect-walls (a bit late for the Topic Challenge #42, I'm afraid), but with some twists. First, it's a double connect-wall! The following image can be separated ...
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Chain Puzzle: Tabletop Games #09 - “The” Cryptic Movies

This is the ninth Chain Puzzle in the Tabletop Games series, in which all puzzles are themed around board games, card games, tile games, and the like. The answer to this puzzle is a thematic word or ...
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A Connect Wall to Fly Over

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls The 16 images below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected images. The overall connection between the groups this time ...
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Shingoki: An Exploration of Unicode

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls-- wait, what? This is a Shingoki puzzle. The rules (paraphrased from puzzle-shingoki.com) are as follows: The aim is to form a ...
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PRINCESS CONNECT! wall

I wanted to make an anime-themed visual connect wall, but chickened out from including copyrighted images...so here is a much harder version of it, that is also no longer visual. Never tried to make a ...
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Sports Connect Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls The sports here can be grouped into four groups. To solve the puzzle With two of the four groups, form the following sport. ...
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Illiterate connectwall

The words here can be grouped into four groups. The groups taken together will hint at a 7 letter word. Good Luck! ...
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Re-Venn-ge of the Connecting Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Today I created a connect-wall puzzle (for which a solver would need to partition 16 items into 4 connected groups of 4, and ...
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Connect Wall of Flags: Stimulants are Endless!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Knockoff Gladys was quite happy about how their last puzzle was received. So happy, in fact, that I found a new note waiting for ...
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Kicking and screaming (a musical connect wall)

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls In this puzzle, the melodies of 16 songs are given in sheet music form. You first must identify the 16 songs from the melodies. ...
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A Tribute to Alex Trebek

This is a very sad day for puzzlers and Jeopardy! lovers alike. I decided to create this puzzle to commemorate Alex because he is the reason I got into making puzzles. This is a typical connect wall, ...
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Please Don't Flag This Question

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Today, I received a rather peculiar mail from L.B.G. (Low-Budget Gladys), Glady's cousin, thrice removed (and aunt to the ...
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Sergeant Sequence calls for back-up

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls "Sequence, get in here! Your man's definitely up to something!" The mood at Headquarters was tense. Sergeant Sequence ...
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Yes, this is the legendary wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls This is it. This is the very wall. His life, his work — this wall was the center of it all. One simply cannot imagine his fame, ...
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History is written by the Connect Wall

This is an entry for Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls. Election Day in the United States, and my daughter is taking Civics, so we're watching the returns. It occurred to me ...
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Connect Wall - Grid Puzzles Edition!

This is an entry for Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls. Huge thanks to bobble and Deusovi for playtesting! >< And hey, this one may also mark my 100-day puzzle here in ...
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Connect Wall: “Who's that Pokémon?”

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Ash, on his expedition to Catch Em' All™, came across a strange new Pokémon! He pulled out his trusty Pokédex to identify this ...
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What are these holes in my Connect Wall?

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls "Why on earth are there blank spaces in your connect wall?" "In my defense, you just asked me to make categories ...
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Hanging on the Connect Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls The sixteen paintings below can be grouped into four groups of four, each group being linked by a common theme. The four themes ...
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Connect Wall of Flags: Don't Embarrass Us

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls K. G. (Knockoff Gladys) surprised me today with a note. Hey, bobble! I took your advice and made a puzzle. Who knew that was ...
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Visual Connect Wall: Heads up!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Rules: Organize the following sixteen images into four groups of four, based on categories into which they fit. The sixteen ...
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An amorphous connect wall

The set of sixteen items below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four items that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...
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Connecting Sixteen Shades

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls TASK: Partition these 16 colours into 4 groups of 4 based on shared properties. Then identify the only colour (not represented ...
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When designing a tougher Connect Wall, how to provide good entry points and signposting for a solver?

I'm still very new to Connect Wall puzzle design, and I don't want to make a puzzle that frustrates or confuses potential solvers, so I figured I would ask here for some advice. Recently I've designed ...
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Film connections

The set of sixteen films below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four films that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...
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Connect Wall: I Don't Mind

A Connect Wall is a set of sixteen words/proper nouns/phrases which can be broken into four groups of four related items, where the relationship can be described by another word/proper noun/phrase. ...
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Another Visual Connect Wall

Inspired by this recent Connect Wall The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. The resulting four words also have a connection, but in this case, the final connection ...
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Four groups, sixteen words

These 16 words can be separated into 4 categories... What are they? All of them have something in common... What is it? Bean, Iron, Bird, Notorious, Cannonball, Ripper, Prince, Zodiac, Clown, Slim, ...
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A Titanic Connect Wall

UPDATE: It's been a day, so let's open this up to any interested solvers. A recent Connect Wall I wrote seemed to attract some interest from newer solvers, so I'm putting together a few of these ...
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A connect wall where everybody wants to belong

A connect wall is usually a set of 16 words which can be split into four groups of four related words. Each of those groups can be described under a single over arching group as well. Unfortunately, ...
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A Mouldy Connect Wall

A recent Connect Wall I wrote seemed to attract some interest from newer solvers, so I'm putting together a few of these puzzles to provide a gentler introduction to this puzzle type. EXPERIENCED ...
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Groovy puzzle, man!

This is my first crack at making a Connect Wall puzzle - I designed it to hopefully be relatively straightforward and gentle, and an introduction to this type of puzzle for new solvers like me! To ...
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Another freak in the wall

I love my auntie. This may not sound like a particularly shocking statement to you, but that is only because you don't know her... Since I am a loving nephew, when she hinted that the walls of her ...
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This should be clear

The set of sixteen words below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four words that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...
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The Rock and Roll Connect Wall of Fame

UPDATE: It looks like no takers yet, so let's open this up to any interested solver. Good luck! A recent Connect Wall I wrote seemed to attract some interest from newer solvers, so I'm putting ...
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A Gentle Connect Wall

My last Connect Wall seemed to attract some interest from newer solvers, so I put together this puzzle to provide a gentler introduction to this puzzle type. EXPERIENCED SOLVERS: please let some of ...
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A Connecting Wall off the beaten track!

This is an extended hybrid connect-wall puzzle which fuses components of the most common PSE strain (where group connections also have one final connection, which is the puzzle's answer) with a ...
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Famous connect wall

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. Each of the 4 groups can be represented by a single word. These for group words can then be connected together to form the ...
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Connect Wall: Visual Edition

It feels like a while since the last Connect Wall, so here is one. As usual, there are 16 words which can be grouped into sets of four with each group associated with a word. The resulting four words ...
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Connect Wall V. S. Word Web

This post is a question about puzzles, not a puzzle in itself. There is nothing puzzly hidden inside it or the self-answer, posted at the same time. No lateral thinking is required. Question 1: What ...
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What you gotta do?

You have 10 groups of 4 words: DUO, IRON, LINKS, ROCK ICE, LED, METAL, TIC DRILL, PI, WIN, WOO BRA, IGNITE, LOOM, RUBBISH AIR, DUST, GO, PAT AUDI, AURA, MEOW, SPEW GRIMM, HOOT, MUD, TAIL ASK, BELL, ...
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An Elementary Connect Fano Plane

I never thought I'd be able to make a connect Fano plane out of chemical elements, since there are so few to choose from. And I was right, but I got really close. So if you haven't seen previous ...
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Connect Fano Plane - Mark 2

Despite my despair at creating a Connect Fano Plane in the spirit of a normal Connect Wall, I think I succeeded, thanks to the database of world cities I downloaded from Geo Data Source. In this ...
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A Connect Fano Plane

The Fano plane is the smallest example of a finite projective plane, with 7 points and 7 lines, which has the property that every pair of points lie together on a unique line, and every pair of lines ...
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Passing the time

Here in the United States, COVID is now casting a long shadow over our summer. To help pass the time where we should be enjoying our normal summer activities, here's a connect wall to remind us of ...
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Connect Wall: Americana

In honor of Flag Day here in the United States, I hope you're up for another connect wall! The set of sixteen words below can be partitioned into groups of four words that have something in common. ...
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Like pie and buttermilk

The set of sixteen words below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four words that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...
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It's everywhere (yes, everywhere)

Here are 16 words which can be divided into 4 groups of 4 each. PLASMAS HUM EPIC BENZ OBSC MUND COND HIST GRAVEST CONS EXT CAROT ARC OVERT ...
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Three out of four ain't bad

The set of sixteen words below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four words that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. ACORN, ALI, BRADLEY, ...
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My Lovely Connect Wall

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. Additionally, each of the four groups can be represented by a single group-word. Finally, the four group-words are connected ...