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A puzzle about disentangling knots, folding paper, separating strings and wires, and understanding the connectivity properties of elastic figures. General topology questions are off-topic but can be asked on Mathematics Stack Exchange.

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Is it possible to create a knot that is locked only when the rope is stretched?

Is it possible to create a knot that is stable/locked when the rope is stretched? When the tension is relived the knot should open.
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3D ring/rope wooden puzzle solution?

I have a Eureka 3d Puzzle G / Model G / Gringo: On the box there are 3 puzzles: Remove the ring Remove the rope Move the ring to the other side While Eureka does not appear to list this puzzle in ...