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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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Imma Reflectin Mah Lazer!

An entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet The classic evil supervillain has built a superlaser. He has you tied up while he is monologuing about his evil plans. However, you ...
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Where in the world is this

Just as bit of background I'm working on an image processing task, which is to reveal the following image (not actually identify its location). Applying the Fourier transform and performing a low-pass ...
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Short Puzzle: Graphic Painting

The artist in the market is giving this painting for free (the last one on his rack). I asked him if I can take it but he replied "Why should I give it to you?" The frame could be useful but I dont ...
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Deciphering Old Runes (or: What's The Program?)

Some background: I was going through some old photos of mine, and I came across old doodles I had made during algorithms class (while getting my bachelor's in computer science). I remember these ...
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Find the empty element

I tried many hours but can't figure this out This question is from http://tr.iq-test.cc/
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2012 Bodlenian riddle

In 2012 Bodlenia, Adolf went to the gambling casino with his friend Markell. Adolf and Markell were given a ticket by a man who gave adults free tickets. 1.5 hours later, Adolf found a very odd ...
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Can someone, please, help me to solve this level of the game „Flow Mania”?

It's very hard for me to solve this level. I just can't figure it out! Rules: Draw a lines to connect like-colored dots. A complete solution will utilize every empty square in the grid.
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Find the next sequence

1) 2) If someone already knew about this pattern, please let other people solve this.
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Riddle of Alschen

In Alschen 1999, a boy woke up on a nice morning, and discovered a riddle on some paper under his bed, he took it to his mother who was shocked. His mother then showed the riddle to all of his ...
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Where did my uncle go?

That damned uncle of mine! Running out without telling us has become too commonplace in our house. I did manage to find these two nonograms and a note this time though. "Fear not nephew! I am ...
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Aggravated Rebus Puzzling

Hullo, what's all this then? (Clicking enlarges the pictures, but isn't required for solving the puzzles; Imgur's automatic cropping managed to keep the essential bits in the smaller pictures too. ...
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This is why I shouldn't leave my notebook out in my sleep

So, last night, I accidentally left my notebook out on my nightstand, because I was doing homework late. When I woke up, it was open (which it wasn't before!). My hands were covered in ink, and ...
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A hexagon cipher

Note: This question looks like spam, but it isn't. All the "spamminess" is intentional and crucial to solve the puzzle I have received an email and this was attached to it: What does this mean? ...
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Election Day is upon us!

Some election mayhem! Any puzzlers here or regulars excited? This is a picross or nonogram, for information about it and how to approach, please go here. Wanted to make my first short and easy ...
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An alien language?

This is a teaser puzzle for our upcoming puzzle book Codex Enigmatum - launching on Kickstarter soon.
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An anagram rebus

Here is an anagram rebus. Find the words in the rebus and use it to find a name of a place.
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Mysterious Flash Drive

First puzzle I ever do! Hopefully it won't be too easy or too challenging. My co-worker just gave me a USB flash drive, which was supposed to contain a couple files of code for me to review. ...
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Stack Overflow's invasion

I came back to Puzzling earlier today and had a strange feeling that Stack Overflow has invaded. Can you find out evidences of Stack Overflow's invasion from the following image? Note: The answer ...
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An Interesting Puzzle Box

So, a puzzle box recently turned up at my doorstep. I'd never seen anything like it before. It was a perfect cube, about a foot long. After messing with it a little, I got stuck and decided to post it ...
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Mirrored clocks

Triangulating for the simplest puzzle that is still at least somewhat interesting to solve.. On the left side wall in this picture, we have two particular clocks: 1: an analog clock with identical ...
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A colorful glass circle

Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #40 You've returned from your lunch break to a small package. Inside is a note that reads: Please come to my office at your earliest convenience. We have ...
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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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Number maze with a twist

I have created this number maze for you to solve, but I have added a twist: If you pass through the secret passage then every number on the maze will reduce by one:(9 will become 8 and 8 will become ...
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How to solve this statement? [closed]

How to solve this equation by removing one element? (one element is one spatially finished item.) hint :
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Chuck Norris vs. This Question

public var c: = Infinity; public var w:Array = [,<...
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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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Steganography Help - another example

This picture contains a hidden message. I can’t figure it out. I have been working on it daily for a month. Any help will be so appreciated! Source: Scrapbook One Hundred Seven… (Forrest Fenn's ...
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Eight lines and an eye

Nine equals play (with dot inside) - Try to connect it all. Now tell exactly - what am I, and which direction do I go?
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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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A Mysterious Number Grid

Okay, it's time to step away from the tag that I may have accidentally revived. I'm here with an interesting number grid: I can't make anything out of it. What's worse, some of the numbers are ...
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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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Picture-word puzzle [closed]

Couldn't figure this one out for the life of me.
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The Corridor of Eon Syras

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #39: Deep Down in the Dungeon 1. tl;dr at the bottom You and your wacky group of adventurers barge through a hidden door and end up in what looks to be the ...
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Can you follow Directions?

Unemployed? Lk no further! Are you: Able to follow directions? Able to read Flowcharts? Highly motivated? Able to count on your hands and feet without utilizing your big toes and thumbs? Well ...
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The Thirteen Doors of Aj Noc'la

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #39: Deep Down in the Dungeon 1. Having finally defeated the tyrannical wizard Aj Noc'la, your party makes its way through the door at the rear of the throne ...
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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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Mr. Fontsy Pants

I asked a graphic designer friend to look over a draft of a job application I'd put together. He looked it over and quickly said, "There's one big thing wrong with this." I asked what it was and he ...
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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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A Place Where Fanatics Rule

I woke up. It was really hot, and the last thing I remembered was seeing the faces of my family in a white surrounding. Well, actually there was something before that. I remember seeing a weird symbol....
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How to solve these children's coding puzzles

I was looking through a children's book of puzzles and realised I couldn't solve some of them! Can anyone tell me how to solve these two puzzles? For the first one the options are: FX, HX, HV, FV, ...
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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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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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Third rock from the Sun

The answer to the puzzle is one or two words.
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Bizarre Love Triangle

I work in quite an unusual office. Everybody who works here has a colour for their surname! It’s a bit like that old board game Cluedo, except nobody has been murdered. Still, there is a bit of a ...
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I’m gonna get drunk with this

My first Riley rebus, and just general rebus. Hope you enjoy!
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A Rainbow of Flavors

The answer to this puzzle is a single word.
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The only winning move is

I'm David, a 16-year old boy who likes video games. With my super-cute girlfriend Jennifer, I hacked into NORAD and started playing "Global Thermonuclear War" with the supercomputer WOPR. Then, Joshua,...