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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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10 friends of a triangular baseball batter

"I'll do it tomorrow" "Lattices and nets are my forte" The paved one A shadowy character A place where organic and inorganic meet Older brother of a piece of text A job title. Do ...
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Puzzle based on Raven's Progressive Matrices/Abstract Reasoning

I created this puzzle and can assure everyone that this has an objective and definitive answer and is actually simple once you know exactly how the sequence works.
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An optimal puzzle (unit)

Given the image below, which of the options, A-E, should replace the question mark? Explain your reasoning. Hint 1
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Colouring a rug

I have a rectangular rug in my living room composed of coloured patches (shown below). For convenience I have labelled each distinct colour from 1 to 6. Let's suppose that it was created by starting ...
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A friend's sketchbook

I was going through some old sketchbooks with a friend when I found this page: I'm not sure what it could mean, but I seem to recall that this friend of mine loved making puzzles. Hint: Hint 2: ...
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E Rebus Unum – a picture sequence puzzle

This is part 42 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Today I have been taking it easy. You might even say it has been a walk in the ...
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Rolling tetrahedra

The image below depicts a number of tetrahedral dice sporting face colors of red, yellow, blue, and green in a consistent orientation. These dice exist on a triangular tessellation of the plane, and ...
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27 spaces, 27 curious places

Grid 1: Grid 2: Grid 3: Find the meaning behind these images. Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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It's what's within the two

What is the answer to this puzzle?
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Python Conundrum 3: A Dwarven Vault

Python Conundrum: The Series. While exploring an abandoned dwarven fortress, your party notices a faint glow on the wall. You put your torch on the wall and decide to look around: A massive stone ...
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Hidden dots in the center

What do we do with the hidden dots?
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A Trivial Pursuit #13 (Geography 3/4): Things Fall Apart

This is part 13 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Identify the 26 words clued by the images below, then ...
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Connect and r - - - - e

What is drawn below? Give me the answer (5, 7, 7) and explain your reasoning.
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Comprised of both

What is the answer I'm looking for?
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Futuristic navigation

This is a 3-part puzzle. Parts can be solved out of order, but, in the end, parts must be put together in order they appear (1, 2, 3) to solve the whole puzzle. Parts are independent from each other. ...
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The world's smallest square maze?

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #14: Think inside the (very small) box!. The smallest maze possible in a grid of squares would occupy a 2x2 grid (a 1x1 cell isn't a maze - it's a ...
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A Trivial Pursuit #10 (Art and Literature 2/4): Bookshelf

This is part 10 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Colourblind-friendly version available here. The ...
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COMPOSITION [10 letter answer]

The works and titles of this painter were recently unveiled at an exhibition. What ten letters did the Germans use to describe his collective of artists? errata: the final image should be this:
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Just a regular puzzle (It's what's inside that counts)

What is the 10-letter word to the puzzle below?
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Roman Empire goes to space

Here is the binary part for convenience: 01110010 10000000 10011111 10110111 Find what celestial objects has Roman Empire visited. Hint 1:
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Order the cities, then find which one is not described

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #14: Think inside the (very small) box!. Here are four cities, each of them in a different country. What you need to do is the following. Figure ...
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Five ordered names

Why is this puzzle linear? Because it's...
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Element lost? Call a scientist!

I was searching for a specific element, but I couldn't find it. So I called three scientists in different countries in order to find the element. What was the element I was looking for, and where am ...
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Python Conundrum 2: Guess The Place

Python Conundrum: The Series The key: The puzzle: ...
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A delicious country puzzle

Why is this puzzle delicious? Give me the 5-letter answer I'm looking for. ...
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Techno-Culinary Brain Teaser: Unravel the Code in the Kitchen

The answer is one word. The rebus:
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The Moldy Square Grid

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #14: Think inside the (very small) box!. What is in the middle space? Hint: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4:
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What is an Image™? [closed]

Inspired by JLee's original Word™/Phrase™ series. If an Image™ meets certain requirements, I call it an Image™ else I call it a fake Image™. Here are some examples of Images™ and fake Images™. Images™...
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Dreamcatcher Puzzle

I created this puzzle as part of a set of puzzles about good wishes for a wedding. Does it work?
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Is this duplo train track under too much tension?

My kids were making this train track of duplo the other day, and this is what they put together. They are still very young, and for them, this is something big. They were really proud that they ...
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Connect dots on a grid with one continuous line (optimization)

(This question is the third puzzle of the Connect dots puzzle series. You can find the first two puzzles here and here, respectively. The original question and photos originate from webadventurer. ...
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Guess the movie using the image

The image: Do not overthink things.
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Connect dots on a grid with one continuous line 2.0

This is the same question posted by webadventurer with one extra condition (number 5) that disallows the previous solution posted here. (All credits go to webadventurer, including all images.) Rules: ...
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Connect dots on a grid with one continuous line

Rules: Line must be straight. Line must be continuous. Line must not intersect itself. Line is allowed to take 45 degree turns to itself, for example: The dots:
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Could you find the way in this maze of rebuses?

Below there is a maze that is made out of small rebuses. And when I say small, I mean really small: every rebus is only 18x18 pixels! All rebuses can be solved independently from each other, and ...
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Poetry of the stars

Prof. Levenshtein is meant to be teaching us astronomy, but they fancy themselves as a poet. Can you figure out the name they've given to each star?
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What - - - - - - - corresponds to the question mark?

What is the answer to this puzzle? TZAAUTSRBTURZMB? ...
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13 puzzles I like

This is the third installment (???) to this series: 6 types of puzzles I like, 9 types of puzzles I like, 13 puzzles I like (and yes, I removed "types of" because I cannot think of more ...
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What are they called?

Something is missing from the image below. Can you figure out what that is? Complete the image to the right and then give me the answer which consists of two words.
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Vivaldi's favorite

I am looking for a single word, that is missing. Everything you need to know, is right here: ...
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9 types of puzzles I like

This is a sequel to 6 types of puzzles I like. You need to clean up, or things will get more messy... - outer-space MS - Rose MATE - Lagoon MIS - Pegasus MSO - Heart MSI - Whirlpool MEI - ? Ay Bee ...
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A song in only 100x18 pixels

Below is a very small image (only 100x18 pixels) which represents a song. What song am I looking for?
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An "IQ puzzle" of lines

Which of the options, A-D, should replace the question mark in order to complete the image below?
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somehow related to us

What is the answer to the puzzle below?
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Find the final number, and reveal something on the way

Note: there are multiple steps needed in this puzzle. The final answer is a 3-digit number, which is important in this puzzle. Nothing as beautiful as colorful hills! You have a nice view and can ...
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What should we put in the 6th box?

Below there is a small sequence. What should we put in the 6th box?
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You'll miss out on this IQ test

Find the missing square, options are at the bottom. This is not your typical "IQ test" question.
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6 types of puzzles I like

I like puzzles where you find out about something interesting. Mike Wilks I like image editing puzzles. I like code puzzles, where the code is not that obvious. Pakistan Dance Omega Beans Cricket ...
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A puzzle of words

What is the 3-word phrase I'm looking for?
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A little one. Can you find it?

Which piece of music does the below picture represent? Hint:
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