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Questions tagged [visual]

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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What in this world is she trying to say?

I happened to meet one of my friends after about a couple of years. Obviously we both were very happy, but still, she didn't leave her habit of challenging me to decipher what she was saying. I ...
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Jealous, Lying, or unAmerican

I opened my email today to find this odd image. I suddenly had a strange craving, which fortunately I was able to satisfy outside my local Starbucks—-I happened to be driving by literally as the ...
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Emojional cryptic crossword

ACROSS 3. 🌟½☥🐪🚫👣 (9) 7. 🏆❌🖽⚔️ (3) 8. ½🍔🇫🇷🌊🏢 (6) 11. ♉½🇬🇷✉️ (3) 12. 🔫⭐⏺️♥️🗽🎭 (5) 13. 🍈♥️🇨🇴🏙️⏮️🍟🔚💐 (6) 14. 👂♀️🦌💰 (5) 16. 🎩👦♻️🐴🦄☝️🗾🏝️ (6) 19. 🐏💪🔀 (3) ...
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A Cautionary Suggestion

Some pictures are worth a thousand words. This one is worth just five. What are they?
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What do I want for lunch?

I’ve crafted a new puzzle for the community; good luck to you all!
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Tokyo Metro puzzle special #2: The tour of the Metro

This is a simpler puzzle: How many stations do you have to pass by to pass by every station of the Metro? map Please either 1) explain your solution or 2) make an image of the route. Once consensus ...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle special: Oops, the lines are coming down

Here is my first Special Edition puzzle, and it is a little harder. The map is also available as a PDF. So you, being a Tokyo straphanger, was in between Hikawadai (Y05 F05) and Kotake-mukaihara (...
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Another subway puzzle

Inspired from this, here's my metro puzzle From Mickey's home you've started As Caesar would say: "nojk vo gpbypiph novodji" You then took the lower-rainbow-line Missed your appointment with ...
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Tokyo metro puzzle #5

This is based on the first, second, third, and fourth. It will be the finale of the series. It relies on the answers to the previous four. Takebashi (solved by Nick & Brandon_J) ??? Ikebukuro (...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #4

Yet another Tokyo Metro puzzle based on the map! Puzzles 1, 2, and 3 are avaliable. Riddle: ...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #3

Here's another Tokyo Metro puzzle, after the first and the second. I'll be doing the fourth tomorrow, and the fifth will be based on the answers of all four. By the way, the map is here. Riddle: <...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #2

This is similar to the previous one, however they are independent. The map is here. Here is the riddle: ...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle

A riddle based on the Tokyo Metro subway map ...
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A Missing Symbol for This Logo

What symbol should I put in the center to complete this logo?
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Is it possible to methodically find the total of ways to read a given phrase making a stack? [closed]

I have been going in circles for a few days now with this word-search puzzle and I still cannot find a clever solution to the problem. Is there a systematic approach that doesn't involve guessing? The ...
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Find the missing brick, again

The pattern made up of fig. a to i is missing the last brick. What figure, out of the figures in range 1 to 9, is the last brick to restore the pattern, and why? Created by myself
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Find the missing brick

The pattern made up of figure a-i is missing the last brick. What figure out of the figures in range 1-9 is the last brick to restore the pattern, and why? Created by myself
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Shrinking very large barcodes

My apologies is this is not the right place for this question, please advise if it needs to be moved or deleted. So my city has an art installation of some very tall Dr.Suess style flowers. These ...
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Is this a puzzle? Cup cakes

This picture was in a pippi long-stocking book ( the lauren child version). This picture looked to me like it should be a sequence. Does it?
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A Mysterious Duel

I took my place opposite my competitor; and was challenged to a duel... What exactly did they challenge me to?
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What is the maximum total possible number of rectangles in the picture?

Your objective for this puzzle is to find the maximum total number of rectangles in the pictured four overlapping squares. I believe it may be more than 36.
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Riddle of Markburg

In a school located 3 kilometers below the city of Markburg. Alexander and his friend, Schim, talking about funny jokes but 1 hour later, Schim created a mysterious message with his pencil, coloring ...
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Rebuses with an unknown symbol

Each picture features the same unknown symbol. What does it mean? Where would you place it fit in the final answer?
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5 steps answer is 3 digits plus decimal

3 digits plus decimals takes 5 steps has something to do with hex code as first step you only need a calculator and smarts
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How many hourglasses can the madman find?

A madman went into the room of time, To find his great wit and line; To his dismay he swallowed some wine, And now he can only count nine. Clearly nine cannot be right, For this has some sides of ...
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Quick rebus – Blink and you'll miss it!

The answer is a the name of a place.
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A Pair of Odd (but Still Balanced) Dice

I have a pair of odd six-sided dice at my house... I don't quite remember where I got them. Each die has only one number on each side, and each of these numbers is a positive number. Each pair of ...
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Sightseeing on Crack

Recently I went on an around-the-world vacation. Unfortunately, I dropped my phone just as I was getting out of the cab at the airport before my first flight out. Not so bad in and of itself, but ...
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5×5 image grid – What are we looking at?

The final answer is the name of a fictional character. Image credits: 7: Rama, cc by-sa 2.0 fr | 11: Jonathunder, GFDL 1.2 | 13: Volatus, cc by-sa 3.0 | 15.1: ZngZng, cc&...
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We solved the invisible maze

We did it! We finally solved the invisible maze! In case anyone else wants to try, I'll reproduce our steps here. Here's the maze: The rules: All walls except for the outer ones are ...
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From the death to the fresh beginning - A treasure hunt

Shortly after your mentor's passing, you received an envelope along with the following note: My Dear Disciple,      I am afraid my time to leave this world has come but don'...
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For all your flag design needs

Pleased to meet you. I'm the CEO of a startup that specializes in designing flags for newly-independent countries. As an example, let me present to you the flag we designed for the proud republic of ...
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She has a unique personality

Each square is one word, and each row also has a one-word answer. The final answer is what I tell everyone whenever my sister is coming to town. #1 Image credits: 1. Mickayyy, CC BY-SA 4.0; ...
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Hidden message in jpg

I've tried different layers in photoshop on this, binwalked it, use strings on it, subtract the image with the original and nothing lead to anything, exiftool it, used stegsolve.jar still nothing. ...
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What is the alphabet for the following cipher?

I got this image with some strange drawings and I cannot figure out from which cipher it comes from. The only hint I got was "coca cola".
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Frenchman claims new victim

A notorious French contract killer has taken another high-profile victim. The following clues describe the time of year of the attack, the weapon used, the place in which the hit was made, and the ...
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The Lazy Laser Physicist: Part 2

The Lazy Laser Physicist is quite shocked about what happened to his setup over night: Almost all of his mirrors were taken away, but some other things have been put on his table. Besides these there ...
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The Lazy Laser Physicist

You have a setup like in the image above. But it seems like detector A does some weird things. You should better check it with detector B. What is the minimum number of mirrors you have to move (...
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Where is the money?

When I was just a little kid my parents died in a terrible accident, and I was left alone in the world. When I reached the age of 18, I received an envelope with a letter that read the following: ...
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A message sent to me in spell cards

My brother went missing a few days ago. No one has seen him since then. The day he went missing, I saw the following arrays of my new Dungeons and Dragons spell cards. I didn’t think much of it then, ...
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A Tetrad Puzzle: Find The Key

I made this to test some ideas for a game I'm developing. Feedback would be appreciated. What is the key?
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The Spirit of Christmas

Alice: Help, It's almost Christmas but my house is full of spirits! Bob: But isn't that a good thing? Your family is joyful because it's the holiday season and they're excited for Christmas! Alice: ...
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Time to ring in the new year with an enchanting puzzle

--This text is 30 characters--
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There is a secret message in the picture #3

This picture is from the 50 trillion dollars challenge from the free ebook "Muko and the Secret". This one is already solved by a reader.
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I would look so cool in that hat

What common theme do the missing elements have? Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Image credits: 1.3 Hex, CC-BY-SA 3.0 2.1 Nevit Dilmen, CC-BY-SA 3.0 2.2 Cramyourspam, CC-BY-SA 4....
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Raven Puzzle - How to solve it?

I was doing the Raven Progressive Matrix test when I got stuck and couldn't solve 2 questions. SEE : Ps. The answer is marked in Green. Anyone could help me with any insights? Thanks in advance
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Eternal Bond | decrypt the message

My father was never too close to his kids, but when his fishing trawler mysteriously disappeared in a storm to the South of Guam, his wife and her three sons still felt the loss deeply. I, being the ...
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Time for the Dessert!

Here is another puzzle which StackExchange claims is perfectly identical to my previous picture-only puzzles... The answer is one word. Hint 1: Hint 2: More (and more helpful) hints coming ...
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Shady business in the local paper

I work as a delivery man for our local newspaper and noticed something that has my alarm bells ringing. The embassy of Warfaretania has ordered exactly nine issues of our paper, from December 1 ...
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Three Visual Puzzles

I'm designing a puzzle game, and am trying to play-test some concepts. Can you solve these? 108153767833 = A + B + C. What are the components and why? Note for C: As a hint to correct an oversight, ...