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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Trapped and gassed!

“Ouch!” I moaned as I slowly regained consciousness. Someone had knocked me out cold from behind. I now found myself alone, trapped in a small square room. The floor was hard and cold, and the room ...
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Pattern recognition puzzle from reddit

so I've came across this puzzle in reddit r/puzzles, gave it a try and couldn't solve it and it seems like no one else could've either. I tryed reverse search the image and found it on a site called ...
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To be decoded (BINARY)

Look at this image using a pixel editor. Black is 0, white is 1 and red is end of statement
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Captain Clumsy's crooked 'compass'

Sigh. Captain Clumsy is making my life a misery… again. Recently, I installed a brand-new 'simple' navigation device – one I had invented myself – on his ship. And he clearly didn’t listen to my ...
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An insensible hexagon

The puzzle is (almost) self-contained in the grid above. You can "move" from a tile of the grid to another if they share at least a vertex. After the maze is complete six things will clue to ...
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Which country did my sister visit?

My sister is always talking about pilots. And her passengers. And planes in general. She's a flight attendant, see, and she is OBSESSED with all things aeronautical (always has been). On the rare ...
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Mensa IQ test is wrong?

I saw this online test and after going through the solutions I got confused for the explanation given concerning the correct answer to a question. C is the correct answer and here is the reason they ...
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See you in the morning

"See you in the morning. Make sure you're not late," my grandfather said. Then, he handed me this photo and left. I was worried I wouldn't be able to solve my grandfather's puzzle, so I ...
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Can you find the 2 words and solve this puzzle?

Answer to this puzzle consists of two words that are related to the game Old School RuneScape:
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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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The dotted cross

This is a very straightforward puzzle. Here are $25$ dots in a $5\times 5$ matrix. $$ \begin{matrix} \cdot & \cdot & \cdot & \cdot & \cdot\\ \cdot & \cdot & \cdot & \cdot &...
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Is it possible to create a bot for Kami [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the best place to ask this question (or game theory). There's a mobile game called Kami where you have to make the screen one color. The initial state is a series of different ...
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Can you solve this Rubik's cube from inside of it?

You have woken up to find yourself trapped in what appears to be a giant Rubik's cube. A Rubik's Cage I suppose. Bewildered, you take a look around (better video on imgur or just click the photo). ...
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Puzzle Box: Spiral

Here are the views of a 11x11x11 puzzle box from all sides. The top face has a shallow hollow (about 1/2 a unit deep), with a spiral pattern printed inside of it. There is a black square on the ...
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Picture puzzle: Leaf to Heart

Background Once upon a time there lived a poor man. He was so poor that he had nothing but a low-quality scissor that could only cut three times. On Valentines day, he wanted to make a card for his ...
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Fun with ^#**#!@ flags

(h/t to @sarsaparilla and that user's Fun with Flags series of puzzles earlier this year) "Hi Pat." "Hey, did you get my note about our next trip?" "If by 'note', you mean '...
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The Puzzling Times

$$\bbox[orange]{\begin{array}{rcl}\\\hline\huge\ \ \star\ \ \star\ \ The&\huge{Puzzling}&\huge{Times\ \ \star\ \ \star\ \ }\\\hline\\\end{array}}$$   Vol. 4, No. 1 $\raise 2pt \tt{\large{\...
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Arrange ten pawns into ten lines of three

This is not a chess problem! In the following position you can see six pawns that have been arranged into lines of three. Each pawn stands at the intersection of exactly two lines and each line ...
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What type of puzzles are the statue puzzles in Super Lucky's Tale, and what method should be used for solving them?

This question is about a set of puzzles in the video game "Super Lucky's Tale" (as well as its Nintendo Switch remake "New Super Lucky's Tale"). They are known as statue puzzles as ...
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…Let it begin

The task is to somehow make sense of these images: each image represents a single word/noun/abbreviation except image 7 (two words). Once you've done that, replace the question marks (each question ...
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Not to mean no-brainer

What does this picture mean? What are meant by different component of this picture? What is indicated by the square inside the red bevelle? Answer need to contain explanation. Hint1: Hint2: Hint3: ...
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Connect Fano Plane - Mark 2

Despite my despair at creating a Connect Fano Plane in the spirit of a normal Connect Wall, I think I succeeded, thanks to the database of world cities I downloaded from Geo Data Source. In this ...
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Tribute to Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

The background text that follows is in this case not part of the puzzle, nor fictitious. The puzzle, which is self-contained, consists entirely of the image below; I have composed it as a genuine (...
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Time to eat then

Let the picture speak for itself. Only 1 option is correct. Give a clear explanation as to why. So... Which one is it?
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IQ Test Common Question [closed]

Need help to understand the answer C) on this question. Thanks.
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Minimalist Matrix Puzzle

$\begin{bmatrix} 1 & 2 \\ 2 & 50 \end{bmatrix}$ This matrix represents a famous image. Because the answer may be easy to guess, a full explanation will be required in order to get credit for ...
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Where am I supposed to be tonight?

This is bad. Really bad. We’ve only just met, and you don’t know me from Adam, but I really need your help – it’s a matter of national security. I work for… well, let’s just say I work for the ...
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Mathematics is Material

The instructions for this puzzle...darn it, I wrote them down around here somewhere. Well, you're smart so I'm sure you'll figure it out! CSV: O,H,T,N,E,Z,R,I,G,M,R,V,P,O,U,E,N,L,I,O,I,E,D,F,I,E,S N,...
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visual puzzle with a twist

The puzzle is found on this website. However, instead of selecting the answer from a list of choices (which is omitted), you're expected to present it. It does not have to be an image; any format that ...
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Weird Clock in TikTok [closed]

I have seen a photo of a wall clock in TikTok. Can someone explain it? None of the comments there have any idea. The Malayalam text can be translated as "Those who understood hit duet". ...
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An Island Getaway

My friend Pat is a travel agent, and each year we like to go to an island we've never been to before. Being a bit puzzling, Pat doesn't tell me our destination directly, but instead sends me a weird ...
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A graphical message to decode

I created this puzzle. If Surgery is coded as: Fibonacci as : Paperfolding as: Rudin-Shapiro as: Twin Towers as: And Blacksmith is coded as: How will Parachute be coded? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:...
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A club for men only

Sixteen people tried to enter the local Club for Men Only this month. However, there is a precise rule that states who can be admitted to the club: of course the candidates can't know the rule before ...
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Farewell, Barry Poppins!

-"Don't leave us, Barry Poppins!" The adorable Jade and Nigel don't seem to have taken it too well that I'm leaving. They have followed me around my room as I was packing, weeping and ...
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A Puzzle in The Two Towers

Our local used book store is going out of business, and I ran in to pick up another copy of Lord of the Rings. When I picked up a likely copy, a scrap of paper fell out of The Two Towers...I've done ...
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Where did he hide the key?

On his sister's birthday, James gave her a special treasure chest containing her birthday gift. However, knowing her love for riddles and puzzles, he did not give her the key. Instead, he gave her ...
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What do all of these pictures have in common?

What do all of these things have in common? The answer is a simple word or phrase.
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Some Rebux Puzzles [closed]

Here are some Rebux Puzzles I got :- How many could you solve ? :-)
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Scrambler puzzle (CTF forensics problem by me!)

Before anyone starts hyperventilating, this is not part of an ongoing CTF! I just made this example CTF problem for fun... To learn more about what a CTF is, check out this Wikipedia page. For this ...
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Find the equation of this surface - The Snowman

Here is a surface that resembles a snowman: Its equation has the form $f(x,y,z)=0$: if a point $(x,y,z)$ satisfies that equations it is shaded, otherwise it is "left blank". Your goal is to find $f$. ...
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No trap in this one

This visual puzzle resolves to a number. HINT Hint2 Hint3 Hint4 Hint5 Hint6 Hint7
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An Evolutionary Experiment

Dr. Farnsworth entered class today and announced that we were going to conduct an experiment to see if we could force cells to evolve to communicate with us. The experiment is as follows: we are given ...
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Truly unexpected thingy in a Radcliffe novel!

Ann Radcliffe was an English author in the Gothic style at the turn of the nineteenth century. Among the many interesting points in her remarkable career though, one little story is but poorly known. ...
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Dr Aphorism's advice

My old science teacher Dr Aphorism was brilliant – not just at teaching (and, of course, science), but also at providing invaluable life advice. I always remember one day when I went to her office to ...
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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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One code to rule them all

Kurt, our crusty old mainframe admin, finally retired last week and I've been given the task of sorting through his files. Most of the files were comprehensible, if not understandable, like his old ~/....
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A fairy tale in a golden toy

Once upon a time, long long ago, in the days when good stories were far more beautiful and far harder to come by, a king was asked by his spoilt but beloved princess daughter to give her a fairy tale. ...
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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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Find the missing shape

Here's a grid of shapes: Which of the following shapes should go in the missing cell, and why? There is only one correct answer, and the explanation should not be very complicated.
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Move two matches (no [lateral-thinking])

Move two matches to make the following equation correct: Despite it commonly applying to puzzles of this kind, there is no [lateral-thinking] tag here, so no spelling out numbers, no turning the ...

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