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A puzzle that incorporates a visual component like pictures, diagrams, drawings, etc. Do not use this tag for puzzles that discuss geometric objects without displaying them.

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A set of rotated/reflected L-shapes

What does the image below represent? Explain your reasoning.
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Mensa question number 30: progressive matrix of line shapes [closed]

Mensa question number 30 .. In the question I think there is some diagonal thing.
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A co--ection of images

What movie title from 2002 is hidden below?
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Sequence of 3x3 grids of dots

Has anyone got any ideas on how to go about solving this?
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White is missing

All of the country flags below can be replaced by other flags. One country flag is missing and can not be replaced by another flag. Find the missing flag and explain why it's correct.
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Finding the Ring of Truth

Tips: First, wait on others. Remember: overlap is chaff. The answer is a 7-letter word.
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Lines inside a shape

All four objects follow a certain pattern. First three are complete, fourth one isn't. Your task is to complete the fourth object. Explain why it's correct.
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A puzzle missing completion

Your task is to somehow convert the puzzle below to a list of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, in correct order. Everything you need to know is there. Good luck!
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Numbers turned into a number turned into numbers (start with the smallest)

What number should replace the question mark? Explain why. Hint 1
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What should I call this poker hand with a straight?

Hmmm, looks like a good hand... I'm certain I can make a straight out of this! What should I call it? (6 2 8)
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Time to play some

What two-word answer is hidden below?
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World Puzzling Competition #1: the beginning

This year, you were invited to attend the WPC, otherwise known as the World Puzzling Competition. The World Puzzling Competition is attended by the 88088 users of PSE (as per writing of the draft) all ...
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What does this prove? (2)

Since 30 characters is required, here's some fluff: Illuminate Your Mind with our brand new product of ... just kidding we don't have a product lol... Hint:
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It's what's inside them that counts

What is this puzzle about? The answer is a word. Hint: Edit: Added an image.
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THIS mux be EASY!

Here's a hint: my favorite color is yellow.
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Exclusively Rare Puzzle

Solve this exclusively rare enigmatic-puzzle.
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A Shocking Revelation

Name Who to Shock (Electrically): David Ingram Anne Garcia Robert Ortiz Teresa Smith Edward Vasquez Elizabeth Nguyen
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Which country am I from?

Which country am I from? You have all the information you need inside the following picture. Hint:
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Surely it's just scenery

Surely it's just scenery... EDIT: tag added, hopefully this remains non-trivial.
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Let the cards guide you

How does the "equations" below make sense?
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Matrices Spatial puzzle with triangles and squares in lines

Try this Raven matrices puzzle: Source
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What do you call a pH Table?

The answer is two words (12 letters) which describe a pH table in a cryptic sort of way.
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Confused by a Leningrad Mathematical Olympiad question

The following problem appeared in a Leningrad Mathematical Olympiad: The map of a subway system is a convex polygon in which no three diagonals are concurrent. There is a station at each vertex and ...
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A puzzle about "someone"

Which symbol is missing? Explain your reasoning.
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Comfolding Origins

Unfortunately, this image is too big for me to provide a transcription. Hint:
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What does this prove?

Unfortunately, this image is too big for me to provide a transcription. Hint: Additional hint: Last hint: Hint: Hint: Since the hint is given, a viable solution must explain how it works.
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Why not a 10x10?

Transcript: Colors: White - W Red - R Yellow - Y Blue - B Green - G Purple - P Brown - Q YGRPWYQG YQRBPPRQ QRPWBWPP RWWWBWRW RYQYBPPY GGRQWBWP WWWWWWBW WWWWWWBQ <...
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REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY

Transcript: ...
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Yes, but... where am I?

Emergency services recently received a puzzling distress call from someone claiming to be lost: Hint A: Caller: Hello? Can you hear me? Responder: Yes, I can hear you. What's your situation? Caller: ...
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Grouped in three

What do I call this puzzle? The answer is seven letters long. Hint:
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icosahedral net [closed]

The net of $20$ triangles shown to the right can be folded to form a regular icosahedron. Inside each of the triangular faces, write a number from $1$ to $20$ with each number used exactly once. Any ...
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Where Ages Meet

Note: Knowledge Tag: The knowledge required for this puzzle is straightforward and very easy to find. Prefer no partial answers. “The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories ...
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The missing part

As time passes, I often ask myself how life came to be? Brute force? Randomization? Strict rules of the natural world? We sequenced the genome and are reading now the story of humanity. Not the ...
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Home improvement for my travel agent

"Howdy, howdy! Thanks for painting my kitchen for me." "No problem Pat. The offer of a free vacation is definitely a sweetener. Where were you going to send me?" "It's a great ...
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BBBBBBBBBB -> BB

I'm trying to tell you something. Can you tell me what it is? Good luck!
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What did I photograph?

What did I capture in these photos and how did it happen? This is straight from my camera without any edits or filters. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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13 Man 12 Man Cartoon Puzzle

I got this puzzle from YouTube. I would watch the video first, but I'll include screen captures and a description below so we can discuss it. 13 Man Arrangement In the beginning of the video he starts ...
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Alphabetic string theory

According to alphabetic string theory, the words we see are merely the visible portions of highly convoluted loops of multi-dimensional alphabetic string. For example, here is what we see in our space-...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 23): O O O O O O O

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Evening all!...
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Sequence of triangles divided into 10 smaller triangles with yellow, purple, and/or dots [closed]

This is IQ type of puzzle. May not be progressive sequence.
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My doctor gave me this IQ test - what's your diagnosis?

I got a lot of trouble focusing lately, so I went to my doctor just to make sure nothing was wrong. He didn't say anything when I explained my issues, and he just handed me an IQ test instead of a ...
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Naughty knights

Recently the British newspaper The Guardian published the following puzzle, titled Naughty Knights: And here's the solution published by the newspaper later: Unfortunately, this solution doesn't ...
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The Something Something

What numbers should replace the question marks? Why?
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 12): A peaceful tree

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > I wish you ...
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Progressive matrices with circles and boxes [closed]

The last question mark should be one of the options to the right. This is the 2nd problem I couldn't solve. I do not have the available answers unfortunately.
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Follow the reward

Something is hidden below. Tell me... what am I saying?
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 8): A Quilt for Santa

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Mrs. Claus ...
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What's missing?

Replace the question mark with the correct flag.
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 7): The Oracle Rambles On and On

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Hadn't ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 6): It's a beautiful day for a ballgame

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > It's the ...
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