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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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Knight's Tour on a 7x7 Board starting from D5

Average Knight's Tour puzzle but this time on a 7x7 and starting from D5
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Better than Rembrandt

This puzzle is part 13 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Check out my bookshelves

It's always fun seeing what other people have on their bookshelves. Here's one of mine. But this isn't just a chance for a quick snoop - what I want to know is How are the books ordered? Hint 1 (...
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Bookshelves: the intruder

Somebody has messed up my bookshelf by shoving a book into completely the wrong place. Which is the intruder?
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Shapes in the wild

New here so apologies if this is not quite allowed. Yesterday our department had a meeting in one of our conference rooms on campus. When we arrived the room was empty, but there were three puzzles ...
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Bookshelves 3 - what's my hobby?

Everybody needs a leisure activity. Most of the books I need for mine are downstairs, with none in the bedroom. But as I like to keep an eye on things I have this (unsorted) pile by my bed to remind ...
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Find the area of the rectangle

The image below shows a half circle, and a rectange DBFE. Your task is simply to calculate the area of the rectangle, based on the information given in the image.
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The hearts of gold

This puzzle is part 10 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Two rectangles for the price of one

Can you re-arrange these rectangles to form another rectangle, but with different dimensions (dimensions commute in this case)?
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The Tiled Labyrinth Returns

This is a variant on The Tiled Labyrinth. The rules are the same, except that the goal has changed. You will probably want to use this script which was created for the initial puzzle but applies ...
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Find the unknown area, x

The image below shows one large rectangle, with smaller rectangles inside it. Your task is simply to calculate the area of the red rectangle, marked with an x. Note that I have deliberately made the ...
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Moving a Piece on an 64-square Grid (8 x 8) from Its Original Square to an Adjacent Square

There is a 64-square grid (8 x 8 squares). There is a piece that can start in any square. It can only move 3 spaces in a straight line and then move 1 space to the right or the left (the type of L-...
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Help Aunt Nora solve this puzzle

Aunt Nora has the following images which contain hints to objects used in the production of a specific substance. What is the substance?
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Deusovi - trapped!

I have been trapped in a void I know nothing of. There is nothing but four plain red walls, annoying me very much. Thanks to my experience in Puzzling Stack Exchange, I am observant to find a small ...
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Watching the game, having a puzzle

This puzzle is part 7 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Bookshelves 2 - what am I reading?

Here's a picture of my fiction bookshelf. Every book has its place, and no part of the sequence can be duplicated. The fifth novel from the left is missing as I'm half way through reading it. What am ...
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Emoji-Mutating Machines

I have built twelve emoji-mutating machines, each of which changes one characteristic of an emoji—for example, adding glasses, removing a tear, changing a smile to a frown, and so on. Each machine has ...
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Where Am I? In Mexico City (Level One)

Well, this is a "Where am I?" puzzle set around Mexico City Metro. Remember that three is important. You have only the picture. This is short, and I think it's easy. Hope you like it!
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Unlock My Phone! November 2018

I had a bit of phone trouble last year, so I had to take a break from puzzle passwords. But once I got it working again I hopped right back in, although this is a pretty easy one. What is my phone's ...
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Virus Detected - Please execute anti-virus code

Virus Detected!!! Your computer, which is represented by the grid pictured, has been infected. The bugs are clearly marked. It's your job to inject your awesome anti-virus code in the proper computer ...
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A Wine Problem for Puzzlers [duplicate]

Simple Follow the instructions on the label. In case you the image is too small, Given three bottles: 8, 5 and 3 liters capacity, divide 8 liters in half (4 + 4 liters) with the minimum number of ...
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Looking for a Logical Puzzle with Scalability

I hope I am in the right place to be asking a question like this! That being said, I am experimentalist in need of a 'good' logical puzzle. There are aspects of the puzzle I would like and other ...
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Picture puzzles

What is this image a picture of?
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What kind of puzzle this is?

I received this picture, and the sender told me that it means something?
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Can a “select a missing 3rd symbol” puzzle made at least a bit difficult?

Looking at all the Mensa IQ test puzzles, usually there are two rows with in total 6-8 symbols and where you need to choose the last one properly to match the pattern. I wonder whether at least a bit ...
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My God, it's full of stars!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #32: Grid Deduction Hybrids My dear friend, unknown to us, may have relocated again. He sent me imagery and constellation maps indicating that a distant red ...
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Shot in the heavens afar

A cloak blankets way overhead, Beginning the time for your bed. Remember my comfort and love Inviting the skies up above. Look! You can reach like a kite; Look and not burn from ...
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I am stumped on this one any help? Rebus

Hey all I am extremely stumped on probably such a simple Rebus. Any help here
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The Third Room of Numbers Dungeon

After being enslaved by the evil Lord Numbers, you have been forced to navigate his treacherous puzzle rooms. After easily defeating the first and second puzzle rooms, you stumble into the third room, ...
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Can't figure this one out.. What is the missing box?

I've been stuck on this for ages, and can't figure this out. What is the missing box, and the logic behind the answer? This was taken from a Korn Ferry Leadership Assessment practice trial.
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Change Picture I to Picture II

Picture 1 Picture 2 Can you alter just 5 characters to make Picture 1 exactly as Picture 2?
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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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Which symbol is missing?

There's a 4 by 4 grid and a symbol in each box. Each symbol consists of a letter (A, B, C, or D) and a combination of a few shapes. Deduce which symbol is missing. Four options are presented.
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Inversion Puzzle

You can describe your inversions however you like. I think an ordered grid from the center (n,m) is easy to understand (doesn't matter where to start due to radial symmetry), or an image
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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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April Fool's Enigma

Every year, a famous French youtuber (e-penser) presents his enigma of April Fool, but this year, targeting specifically a group of people who have done particularly well last year, he raised the ...
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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 #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 #2

This is similar to the previous one, however they are independent. The map is here. Here is the riddle: ...
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Unlock my phone! March 2018

New month, new password, but I've already forgotten! Help! What is my phone's password this month? Hint #1: Hint #2:
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Unlock My Phone! February 2018

I forgot my password again! I changed it a few days ago but already forgot! What is my phone's password this month? Hint #1: Hint #2:
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Horrendous Scope of Text

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Unlock My Phone! January 2018

I can't remember my phone's password! Ever since January of 2018 I have changed my phone's password every month to stay secure, however even I have trouble remembering my passwords. Luckily my ...
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The Anagrammy… what?

Hello, did you hear about the Anagrammy Contest? No, wait — the anagrammy competition... or the anagrammy tournament? Look, I don't remember what it's called, exactly. Great, isn't it? >:( It ...
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Contours of a clandestine nature

What does each of the answers describe? The answer is two words (11 + 4 letters). #1 #2 #3 #4 Image credits: 1.2 Slashme, CC BY-SA 4.0; 2.1 AngMoKio, CC BY-SA 2.5; 2.3 ...
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Written every which way

Looking for the name of a country. This puzzle is part of Recycling old answers.
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Oh, one short ode of love

I'm to grow in mind If now onto learning; And to show understanding, We cannot be blind. Where is the heart? :) Inspired by this (thanks @Bass!)
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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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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 ...