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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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Sink me and live

You wake up sitting in a chair, hands tied behind you and ankles strapped to the legs. A looking around you see you are in the middle of what looks to be the inside of a dimly lit log cabin; the ...
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Our Honor is Unstained

Here are four photos from Google satellite maps and one from Wikipedia (see note 1). These photos show a family related by strength and endurance. The goal of this puzzle is: to identify the ...
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Where am I located?

Note: Not a true story I am currently bored while idly thinking about how I got this job in VA. Sitting at a desk, I think about my work conditions while playing around on Inkscape. Below is the ...
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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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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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What could come next in this sequence? [closed]

I found this on Twitter but no speculation until this point.
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Hidden message in pictures 3

Find the sentence behind these pictures. "I am in very big trouble. They found some evidence that incriminates me. The message continues with a more difficult ...
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A strange geo-puzzle

I wanted to try something new this time. Not sure if this is (too) hard or (too) easy, and I'm curious for comments... Can you locate (and name) this real world place? All hints are within the ...
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Help me, help my best friend please

My best friend Jessica, who is also my roomie has been M.I.A for a month now. Every 3 lettered agency in a suit has been here harassing me for information on her whereabouts. I have absolutely no ...
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Fill the Image Sequence Ep. 1

Well, I just figure out another puzzle type, let find out whether it could be the good series or not :P This puzzle will provide several images, and these images compose a sequence with one or more ...
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Steve misses _________?

Congrats! Weather Vane for finding the answer of :Steve asks his brother to book tickets $\bullet$Yesterday West Indies won by 7 wickets against Pakistan. Even though Steve belongs to England, he ...
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The dots on the wall

So when I was visiting Tsukuba International Conference Center in Tsukuba, Japan, I saw these dots on the wall of its big conference hall. At first, I thought the dots were seemingly placed randomly, ...
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Find out what is hidden!

Can you find what is hidden within this puzzle? Only the best puzzler can get the correct answer!
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Find the divisor and all the digits of the sum

Find the divisor and all the digits of the sum. source : New scientist Magazine
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What is JonMarkPerry trying to tell us?

Following in the footsteps of MOehm, leoll2 and the formerly known Lukas Rotter (who has deleted his account D:), we have a new name to add: JonMarkPerry! In his profile we find an interesting image: ...
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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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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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Maze-like puzzle

Rules: Start in the top-left arrow, and exit in the bottom-right arrow (do I need this?) You move one step, but not diagonally. By taking steps, you can either go up in the color range or ...
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Coordinate yourself!

Task is simple. Get coordinates from the two pictures below. You don't have to know game rules to solve it :) Hint
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Painting a large sphere

An artist duo (Artist A and Artist B) were hired to make a large blue sphere resembling the earth. They decided to make it out of three sections, two spherical caps and one middle ring with the same ...
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Haselbauer-Dickheiser Test no. 1: Matrix problem with four dots and tiles shifting colors [closed]

This problem is the first problem from the Haselbauer-Dickheiser Test. I find this to be one of the harder problems on the test that I haven't solved. To me, the test is weird in the sense that it ...
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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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Draw ten dots that are all the same distance apart

I am wondering, is it possible to draw ten dots so that every dot has the same distance to every other one? And how many possibilities are there?
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Which logo does this word represent?

Puzzle 1 Which logo does the word dsPlinS represent? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. I haven't posted in a while, but I'm back on track, baby! And to celebrate my coming back, whoever solves this would earn a $...
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Which of the options fit the sequence?

Which of these tiles would fit the sequence? I've tried to think about it but I have no idea.
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What figure should most logically follow the series?

The square is divided into 9 squares (3x3) and it changes from left to right, following some rule. The right hand column shows the answer choices.
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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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What is this? A 3D-printed puzzle

(I was going to put this on the puzzling meta board before putting it live just to see how everyone reacted to it because I'm not sure how well it would be received, but for some reason I can't ask a ...
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The Great Art Theft

The day was March 18, 1990. Just a few hours ago, multiple valuable artworks were stolen by men in fake uniforms. You, a famous code breaker, happened to stumble upon two pieces of evidences that the ...
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Which is the missing pattern? Why?

I got the following puzzle in an aptitude test. What should the answer be?
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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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ᚫᛄ•ᛟᛋᚱ•ᛗᚣᛚᚩᚻ•ᚩᚫ•ᚳᚦᚷᚹ•ᚹᛚᚫ•ᛉ

This is the rune page which has been found on-line in May 2014 released by mysterious cyber group. It consist ciphered text which is the hint to the included hash. Transcript: ᚫᛄ•ᛟᛋᚱ•ᛗᚣᛚᚩᚻ•ᚩᚫ•ᚳᚦᚷᚹ•...
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What is the missing item that completes the pattern?

There is one missing item to make the pattern logically complete
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A $3\times3$ ColorSaw

The pieces of this ColorSaw have been flipped, rotated and moved. Can you reassemble the puzzle so that each adjacent side has the same color/shape?
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Find the path in 15 transitions

I found this online (I don't know who made it) (Note: there is a missing link at the bottom!) I guess that a transition is a contiguous movement in the same direction (or: the number of changes of ...
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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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ARG - morse/wordplay puzzle?

There's a (likely) fan made ARG* we've been trying to solve for the past few days. This is the clue/puzzle: The answer is presumably a word or a number, but it apparently should be self evident as an ...
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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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The silent room

So I saw this technique used in a puzzle game. Check it out here, cipher. You are a kid in a puzzle room. You open the door, walk into the room, and close the door. Suddenly everything goes silent. ...
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Dungeon Quest: a twisting and turning imgur-maze maze

You've come to this strange dungeon in search of lost treasure. You've reached the final floor and the door has sealed behind you. All you have are your wits, a clue picked up on the previous floor ...
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Find out the encrypted number or letter

This image: Has en encrypted letter or number in it. I am asking you to not only find out what the number or letter is, but am also asking you, to find it out, using the proper method. (I'm curious ...
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The Alien grid of pictures

I am working at the US department of Alien Research. Yesterday I received this grid of pictures from an unknown source, but unfortunately some pictures are missing. I have the feeling that this grid ...
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Mensa question need help

I've tried to solve this question(Exercise 31) in many ways but I couldn't figure out the logic behind this. $\Space{100pt}{0px}{0px}$
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Mensa Norway question 32?

The answer is the bottom left option, but I can't quite figure out why.
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Steve asks his brother to book tickets

Congrats! $\Omega$ Krypton for finding the answer of :Where is Steve? Yesterday England won the first match of the ICC World Cup 2019 by 104 runs. Steve is extremely happy now. He asks his brother to ...
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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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What should be the value of x, y, z in the grid?

What should be the value of x,y, and z? Don't forget to explain the rule.
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What's the missing tile?

A friend sent me this a few days ago, and I'm usually quite good at figuring them out. But this one is driving me crazy, so I thought maybe some of you would like to have a go. I have a hunch about ...
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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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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 ...