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A puzzle in which you spot the pattern that links a set of given data items (like numbers, letters, music tunes). Usually, you use your insights into the pattern to find one or more new elements of the set.

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Show me… “Stack the Logs!”

I'm Daniel, a skinny teenager from New Jersey. My mom got a new job, so she and I had to move to Canyon City, California. I decided that I needed a new hobby, so I started taking classes at the YMCA. ...
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Converting the input (question) to the desired output (solution) [on hold]

Problem I need help determining the algorithm for converting the input (question) to the desired output (solution). Known Solved so far is the equals placement i.e. ...
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What will be answer of this logic sequence [closed]

What will be answer of this logical sequence. This question is openly available on internet. So there is no copy right or permission issue. This question is from Korn ferry website. Please remove hold ...
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What will be answer of this logical sequence [closed]

What will be answer of this logical sequence. This question is openly available on internet. So there is no copy right or permission issue. Here is the link. https://www.trytalentq.com/how-to-...
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What was Grandpa's itinerary?

Grandpa decides to take a multi-country tour visiting big cities First he goes to LIBYA Then to PERU Then to BAHRAIN Then to _______ Then to _______ Then to _______ Fill ...
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Missing item in pattern question

So I notice that the hexagon rises, so it should be A or B. But beyond that, I can't figure out why one of A or B would be correct and the other would not be.
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It's almost a cube

What is the next number in this sequence? 7, 10, 12, 19, 20, 30, _____ Note: I added another number as at first the pattern fit this too well. Hint 1:
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Can anyone help me with this puzzle?

I can't find any proper solution to this problem. There are too many things going on in this puzzle. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Find the next number in the series 7726, 635, 64, 9

Find the next number in the series. 7726, 635, 64, 9
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Solve this puzzle. I created for my friend for FUN :)

My friend is very good at puzzles. so i thought of creating one by myself and try to see if he can solve. Finally I succeeded and he gave up. Interested people can try. Hint: use all four arithmetic ...
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Bongard Problem 4: Circles

Find the rule that is all correct on the left side, but not on the right side. If you don't know about bongard problems you can click here.
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Row of alternating coin

I stumbled upon a mathematical puzzle that goes like this: You have 2n coins that alternate between head and tail. For example, if n=3, then it looks like H T H T H T, where H = head and T = tail. To ...
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Eight is Enough

My wife and I are expecting our 8th child very soon. she is obsessed with patterns and named our first six children (all girls). In order, they are named for: A super-villainess whose alter ego is ...
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My brain froze trying to solve this [closed]

Try to figure out the missing numbers!
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Bongard Problem 3

Find the rule that is correct on the left side, but not on the right side. If you don't know about bongard problems you can click here.
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Can anyone find the next character

Question: Options: Patterns for you to copy paste: ╟ ╢ ╠ ╣ ╤ ╧ ╥ ╨ ╦ ╩ ┘ ╜ ╛ ┐ ╖ ╕ ╙ ╘ ┌ ╓ ╒
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new “Only Connect” puzzle

Please be kind - this is my first puzzle! ...
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Color Logic…again

Find the rule that is all correct on the left side, but none on the right side. Raw text: (Orange, Yellow, Green, Cyan) Left: ...
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Ask for suggestion on a hard IQ question

I joined the IQ test online, and got stuck on this question. Unfortunately, they just gave me the total score, not the answer on every individual question. So I still have no idea how to solve it or ...
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Last sequence puzzle on NSE stuck on

There's another puzzle on nse that I don't know how to do, and the only one besides my other question here. 91420512, 1297514, 35172115, ? Any answer would be ...
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I shouldn't have asked him.. again

My roommate (rm) always looks busy in front of his laptop, so I try to start talking to him Me: Hi, the last time we talked you told me your favorite book, and I like your taste! it's a very good ...
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Aperiodic Table of Alien Elements

Yes, yes, aliens again... ... so, what is the next row in this aperiodic table of alien elements? (To save you from drawing and uploading an image to answer the question, 25 possibilities follow. 5 ...
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Sequence puzzle

There's another sequence puzzle I found online which I'm stuck on: 452801, 773924, 102410, 471056, ? I figured out how to get from the first number to the second ...
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Wicked Winding Words!

What is the highest number $n$ of $n$-letter words can you find that share this property? i.e. highest number $n$ that you can find (not found on any other sites). I will accept the answer with the ...
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Number-sequence puzzle

Here's a number sequence puzzle on INSC-2017: 132, 2646, 2128128, ?, 8482124821221022.5 I managed to get some progress but don't know how to complete it (...
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Had some real trouble with this logical sequence today [duplicate]

Reasonably sure I didn't get the job, but this particular part of their test really baffled me. The numbers of angle brackets in each row and column should probably add up to ten, so the missing ...
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Which of the six tiles is missing? — An IQ Test Question

Which of the six tiles below is missing? I honestly do not know the answer. I took a screenshot of this from an online IQ test a while back. If you know where it is from, please let me know, and I ...
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Bongard Metapuzzle

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #38: Reusing Information 1 A Bongard Problem is a problem where you have 6 symbols on either side of a line. The symbols on the left follow a certain rule, ...
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Pattern IQ Task

I'm looking for solution & explanantion for following pattern riddle: Intuitively I guess that that should be C but I don't see a clear argument.
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A cardinal comes home

After coming home he ate all the food in the house, He didn't want to share any of it with his wife, Then he noticed his neighbor's got way more food than him, So he went and beat the neighbor, ...
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My eccentric aunt likes lunch but not dinner

My eccentric aunt (not to be confused with Grandma or Silly Sally) likes some things but dislikes others: She likes lunch but dislikes dinner. She likes blue, but dislikes green. She likes spicy ...
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What is an Equal Word™?

I have a set of words. If those words follow a certain rule, they become an Equal Word™. Use these examples to find out the rule for an equal word. $$ % set Title text. (spaces around the text ARE ...
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What is a Voluminous Number™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it a Voluminous Number™. Use the ...
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Cooking by the (black magic) book

...Now, for this alchemic recipe you will need the following ingredients: Liquid ones: A bottle of ■■■■. If you can, you shouldn't choose the strongest one - you'll need a plenty of it, ...
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IQ test number sequence

I found this on an online iq test, and am stuck on it: 8442, ?, 20.50.50.5, 4114, 410.251 I have no idea what the dots mean here, I also googled the test and ...
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Another sequence iq puzzle pattern [duplicate]

Here's a sequence puzzle found online, I'm stuck on which I don't think I can figure out, any ideas? 1, 6, 5, 3, 4, 1, 2, 2, ?
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4824 Draw an award 4284

After you finished the last one with a ceasar cipher: [ Definitely not suspicious ] I realize that you guys cannot be distracted. So, I will tell you the answer, right here. $Phew!$ While everyone'...
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What is a Homeless Word™?

Based on the What is a Word/Phrase™, If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Homeless Word™. Use the following examples below to find the rule. $$ % set Title text. (spaces around the ...
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Simple Number Puzzle [duplicate]

This puzzle should be easy to solve if you don't overthink. 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, ??? What's the next number?
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What's special about blowzier?

When I searched through my dictionary, the following words were the best (or tied for the best) for a certain property. What is that property? ...
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Figure sequence

I have no clue how to solve this figure sequence. I do not see a pattern in the outer and inner figure.
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Pattern #2: Xs and Os

Which set of Xs and Os replaces the question mark below? (No "read in zigzag" rule this time.) Hint: Hint 2:
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Mr. Sloane's Tree

Mr. Sloane is a man that likes to draw trees with dots. Give him two dots and he'll draw you one tree, but give him three and he'll draw you no tree. How many trees can he draw with 6 dots? and with ...
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How Ssimple is Thisss?

Read following passage... Beginning sstory: There wass a ssound. Maybe a ssnake? ...
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The answer should be in the form of a question, like jeopardy but with a bit more ~fantasy~

The answer to the first is not bad or inferior. The answer to the second is not noise or agitation. The answer to the third is not evil or corruption. The answer to the fourth is not ...
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Color Logic - Balance

Inspired by this puzzle Find the rule that each color chain on the left follows, but none on the right follow. Raw text if you're colorblind or something (O = orange, Y = yellow, G = green, C = cyan)...
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Find the missing number (triangle)

Find the missing number (triangle) Options: 9 8 7 10 Please write the logic also.
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Pattern #1: Arrows

Which set of arrows replace the question mark in the image below? Hint:
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What is the pattern here for numbers

From an iq test online I have trouble doing the problem: 357, 1251, 152, ?, ?, 0 I tried a common trick to ignore the spaces and add commas elsewhere but it doesn't do anything. The answer is ...
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Brain teaser involving fingers

I was given this brain teaser in my math class as just a fun problem that we could try for extra credit. However, everyone in my class is completely lost. Here’s the information I could get from the ...