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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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Choose and snooze

What nine-letter answer is hidden below? Explain your reasoning.
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Catch the flag!

On a small island somewhere in Europe, a battle is fought in the middle of World War II. Two armies, blue and red, have strategically positioned their troops against each other. For convenience, the ...
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Use your fingers!

This puzzle is my attempt to make one in the style of PSE user Prim3numbah: Find what is in the question mark! 1D3, 12, ED, ED, 5A, 244, 84, 1E2, 1E2, ? Swap the ...
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Creation of two (Opposites are opposite)

What is the answer to this puzzle?
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An incomplete grid

The task is to complete the grid below by placing the correct figure in the bottom left cell. Explain why it's correct and... ...BTW try your hardest to solve it and stop only if you can't continue.
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"PRI" puzzle with line drawings, including some shapes

This is a "PRI" puzzle that was posted on a reddit question. https://www.reddit.com/r/cognitiveTesting/comments/1btdot2/has_anyone_got_any_hard_pri_puzzles/
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Raven's Matrix: 3-by-3 grids colored blue and green

This matrix is part of the app "IQ Test: Raven Matrices", level 27. I can't identify the pattern. Can you explain how to solve it?
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One within the other

What letters are missing? Explain your reasoning.
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April Fools Origami Update

Me (Sunny Lu) and Ωmega_3301 have made a special April Fools edition of origami puzzles. The objective is to fold a shape into a rectangle with uniform thickness. The thickness will be given to you. ...
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Positions of squares and diamonds

Based on the eight figures below determine what the last figure will look like (replace the question marks). Explain why. ...
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A puzzle of protection

Solve the rebus below. The answer is a word. What word is it?
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It is coming soon!

What would be great right now? (The answer is a phrase)!
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Burial Traditions

This is part 56 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The answers to these twelve rebuses are single words in alphabetical order. Your ...
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Can you find Redrum's Pirate Treasure?

Redrum is a Dutch pirate and when he set foot on an unhabited island he lost his treasure. Or as the Dutch call it his "Schat". Can you figure out what his treasure/"schat" is? ...
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Find the B and tell me what you see

What trio is hidden below? Explain your reasoning. ...
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"H--- and k-----"

Something has been replaced by question marks. Find what's been replaced and then tell me what the two rows stand for. Hint 1:
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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

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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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