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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What is the verbal association to the following picture?

My first puzzle of this type. In the following visual design the hidden clues will lead you to the final verbal association. It is only one word. Hint 1 Hint 2 Hint 3 Hint 4 Hint 5 Hint 6 Hint ...
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From 2D shapes to one word [closed]

There is a single word association to the image.
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Organically Overhauling my Occupation

After secretly assassinating a wealthy doctor in the countryside, I found myself with surplus funds. Naturally, the best possible investment is investing in oneself, so I boarded a plane and went out ...
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3D nonogram – Name the object

This is a 3D nonogram. The first five boxes represent the five layers of a $5\times5\times5$ cube, and the last box shows the enumerations for the Z-axis. (Note that 11 means two stretches of length ...
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Witness intimidation

After solving this puzzle, I received an envelope in the mail. I opened the envelope, only to find three letters inside. The first one read: I know who you are I'm sending my greeting ...
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An Ailing Assassin

Since moving to the countryside, I've taken up a side job as an assassin. While camping out with a doctor, they told me that I had contracted an illness. However, since I didn't take any money with me,...
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Look who's talking?

Can you tell me who's talking... ...and what is she trying to tell us? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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A twisted enigma

What is special about this? It's the only example I could find. Is it a miniature meal? An old calculating device?
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Party Time with Captain Pun

The other day my good friend Captain Pun invited me to a party on board his new boat. "What will the dress code be?" I asked. Captain Pun said he'd email me the details. Later that day I received ...
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Blue. Orange. Green. Magenta. What does this strange picture represent?

Is it text? Is it a face? Is it code? What is it?
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Twelve Labours - Conclusion

This puzzle is the FINAL part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series, and contains spoilers for previous instalments, which can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | ...
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A Knitted Puzzle

All handmade! Answer is a thematic word. Click here for colorblind assistance (regions with similar colors are indicated).
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Professor Pun's Personal Project

When I first met my good friend Captain Pun, he invited me to dinner to meet his wife, a physics professor at the university. Over a glass of wine I inquired into her research interests. "Let me show ...
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Emblem gestures

Another puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. Just monochrome this time I'm afraid. Enjoy! Final answer: (3, 4, 5)
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Mensa Norway 2019 questions 8, 12, 17, 18, 31

I'd like to verify my solutions for Q8, 12, 17, 18 and 31. In particular, I haven't utilised all the information in each of these puzzles below and want a better explanation for these. My pick: My ...
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Excavation Study

Layer by layer, we continue our journey to the center. Excavation area (in order) Excavation plans Expect plenty of overlap! Answer is a thematic phrase. Text transcript of the excavation area (...
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Twelve Labours - #11 Hesper's Hypermarket

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series, but can be solved independently. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 His business ...
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A man, a plan, a canal

Another puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. This one is initially easy but (I think) subsequently hard. Enjoy! Final answer: (1,5,2,4) Hint: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4:
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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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Captain Pun's new boat

My good friend Captain Pun has bought a new boat. "And this is a picture of its sail!" he said, showing me this: "Solve the nonogram and you'll soon know what type of boat it is!" Can you solve ...
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How do I find the maximum quantity of trees to be chopped in a field given a square?

The problem is as follows: In a oasis, a lumberjack sees that a group of palm trees has a $7\times 7$ formation making a square as it is shown in the diagram from below. Find the maximum quantity of ...
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Eternal Bond | decrypt the message

My father was never too close to his kids, but when his fishing trawler mysteriously disappeared in a storm to the South of Guam, his wife and her three sons felt the loss deeply. I, more than my ...
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While raiding a lost tomb the following script was found

While raiding a lost tomb the following script was found. Upon closer inspection it is evident that it is a cipher text. The goal is to decipher the cipher by figuring out its key.
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The sign unseen

Another puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. Enjoy! Final answer: (7)
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Not Quite a Pipe Dream

Goal Complete the connection between the two red pipes using any of the pipe shapes provided below, using as few pieces as possible. This puzzle can be completed by placing just four extra pieces. ...
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Mensa Norway last 3 questions

I had no problems with solving first 32 questions from http://test.mensa.no but the last 3 questions are totally bugging me out even knowing the answers. Could anyone help me getting the logic behind ...
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Puzzling is a Forte of Mine

(Click image for larger size) Answer is a two-word phrase. Text transcript of the clues (for copy-paste purposes) ...
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The Digit Gambit

A puzzle in the spirit of the Density™ puzzle. Enjoy! Final answer: (3, 6) Hint
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Twelve Labours - #09 House of Hippolyta

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series, but can be solved independently. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 The House of Hippolyta ...
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Decrypting the Key

So I've been trying to solve this Riddle called "Phage is Spreading.." ...
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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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Rebus puzzle - An awkward question

I'm from Scratch. We're planning on building the Scratch Space Academy. Many of my friends, such as Bi, Tri, Quadri, Penta, joined us too. When we got to the site, suddenly, a worker asked me an ...
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Density type puzzle 7

Another puzzle in the spirit of this puzzle. It was simple to make, but perhaps less simple to solve. We shall see. Enjoy! Final answer: (7)
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Dots in Squares

What pattern could be placed in the last square to complete the sequence? This image from https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W0A2E2GIwi6mq9b94FzA7PhfXCae-VPB/view originally created by Daniel ...
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Density type puzzle 6

Another puzzle in the spirit of this puzzle. No RGB tricks or distractions. Enjoy! Final answer: (7, 6, 11)
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6x7 Pokemon-based cipher

My friend made this cipher for me to solve and it has me stumped. Wondered if anyone else would want to take a crack at it. All it is is this image: Names of the pokemon in order are (assuming I ...
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Odd-looking circle

A man is told to make a circle He makes this: Where is the man?
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How do I solve this visual puzzle?

I am trying to answer this visual puzzle - which of the five potential answers is correct, and why? http://www.admissions.yildiz.edu.tr/images/files/ytuyos2018.pdf
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What is the common verbal association? [closed]

|| — S S S Your answer should be one word to this problem.
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Puzzle Hunt 01: A cliched treasure map

This is my first puzzle, but strongly influenced in style by the type of puzzles you see monthly at Puzzled Pint. If you are fortunate enough to live in a city where they are hosted, I would really ...
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What is the hidden passcode?

The passcode is hidden in these sequences of numbers. Can you find what it is?
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Density type puzzle 5

A puzzle in the spirit of this puzzle. I've tried to make it a bit tougher this time, though there are no distractions of any kind. Enjoy! Final answer: (4,5) Hint 1 Hint 2 Hint 3 Hint 4
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Basically Binary but Boldly Baffling

Another image sequence puzzle inspired by @Conifers, enjoy ;D Colorblind-friendly version Clarification: one or more tag(s) has been deliberately omitted to enhance the difficulty. Hints 1 ...
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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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Twelve Labours - #05 Eugene's Tables

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series, but can be solved independently. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 After being snookered by Pholus’ puzzle for ...
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Emojional cryptics (slight return)

The final answer is the name of a country.
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Landscapes and Symbols

Fill in the Blank... With an Image An innovative type of puzzle. What should be filled in place of the question mark?
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Twelve Labours - #04 Erymanthian Bar

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 Now one crate lighter, Hercules made his way back up the road to the Erymanthian ...