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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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Traverse a 3 × 3 × 3 cube; starting from the center [duplicate]

Consider a 3 by 3 by 3 cube — in essence, a Rubix cube — like the one pictured in the following image: Start from the cube in the middle, enclosed on all sides. Moving to only cubes that are directly ...
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Here's pictogram #8

Not enough of these and we're in trouble!
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A tragic mistake

I have an unfortunate vice which leads me to to endanger myself. I always knew this was inevitable, but today my vice led me to a fatal mistake, and I died from it. My only wish was to have a ...
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Arrange numbers and operators to the magic triangle

Note : A # B = A*10 + B Arrange the numbers 1 to 9 to green triangles, and arrange operator (+,-,x,/,^, and #) to the white triangles, so the math operations below are equals. (((A op1 B) op2 D) op3 ...
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A visual riddle about a figure

This is a visual riddle. Each picture has something to do with who or what I am. If something about the picture is unclear, feel free to ask. Note: The order of the numbers is random and doesn't ...
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Another little guinea pig

I'm a little guinea pig and I love cipher puzzle soo much! In Guinea Pig's language my name is: 00000220 0 00000260 3 00010020 F 00010140 E 00019010 E Please, ...
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Counting triangle algorithm

There is a type of puzzle where one needs to count triangles in a figure, generally a large triangle full of lines which create smaller ones. One example Is there, or can someone develop ;), an ...
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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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Another subway puzzle

Inspired from this, here's my metro puzzle From Mickey's home you've started As Caesar would say: "nojk vo gpbypiph novodji" You then took the lower-rainbow-line Missed your appointment with ...
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Hidden message in jpg

I've tried different layers in photoshop on this, binwalked it, use strings on it, subtract the image with the original and nothing lead to anything, exiftool it, used stegsolve.jar still nothing. ...
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London Drug Cartel

I have posted a similar puzzle before, but no one figured it out. I am reposting an easier version that is 100% independent of the previous one. Scotland Yard is trying to catch an important London ...
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What is my secret message?

What's my secret message hidden in my image? EDIT: To better my wording, you should save the image. Either through the link below, or by right clicking the image above and using Save Image As. ...
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arrange numbers 1 to 10 to the triangles

Arrange numbers 1 to 10 to the UP triangles, with rules : (-) means absolute difference Solve This:
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Engineering drawing put to some good use

In engineering, objects/machine parts are often expressed using orthogonal projection, in which line drawings are created for their front/side/top views as seen from planes that rest 90° ...
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Which permutation of dominoes knocks over the end path?

I made a short and simple domino puzzle, where there are four domino tracks that can be knocked over in any permutation, and the goal is to knock over the final path that will take down the domino ...
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How many solutions does a hexagonal minesweeper have?

I recently posted a question, which appeared to have multiple solutions: The numbers in circles represent how many of the six adjacent triangles will be "blue" in any possible solution: The question ...
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White and black, white and black?

Can you find what comes in place of $???$ Hint:
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Letters and dots and paper

I started an online quiz and this was the first question. I feel pretty stupid because I honestly don't even know what's going on. Why are the dots changing? Are the letters being placed on the paper ...
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Dominoes where NO two connected tiles have a number in common

Take the following set of ten dominoes: 0 | 1, 0 | 2, 0 | 3, 0 | 4, 1 | 2, 1 | 3, 1 | 4, 2 | 3, 2 | 4, 3 | 4 Arrange the dominoes With Rules : NO two connected tiles have a number in common. 2 ...
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The Perfect Star

As you see in the graph below, there are $10$ empty circles in our star and you are asked to fill these circles with the numbers between $1$ to $12$ (you can choose which two numbers you will not use ...
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Arrow Number Boxes

I came across this riddle in The Big Book of Brain Games by Ivan Moscovich (Riddle #12) the book does provide the solution, but I've got no clue how to go about solving it. If you do own this book, ...
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Numbers at a flower-like circles

Above picture is a flower-like circles with digits to each intersection which follow the rules: A circle and its center must contain all of the digits from 1 to 7. I have put some numbers to some ...
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Problem #NaN Fodder/Output

Inspired by Ben Franks' Input/Output Problem #1 and the others in the series Hint: Knowledge required is
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Creating an easy mathematical puzzle that leads to the number 60 [closed]

For my fathers 60th birthday I'd like to paint a fun equation or preferably an easy mathematical puzzle on a poster that I will hang up for him. It should lead to the number 60 and be easy, so that ...
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How many green triangles are displayed in this image? [closed]

At some point, there may be two valid solutions. (actually three: one obvious, one less, third one even less.) Edit: actually four solutions, one found by Foitn & Saeïdryl, which is very related ...
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Which is the odd one out and why?

This question is about finding the odd one. My question is what is the answer and what is the reason behind it. Also, how should we approach such questions. Puzzle 1 Puzzle 2 Puzzle 3
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LEVEL connections

How many ways are there to form the word 'LEVEL' by following the lines? (You can't go back on yourself but apart from that you can move in any direction and can end up on the same 'L' as you started ...
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Flow Free Favourites

Recently, I have been amusing myself with the interesting puzzles provided by the excellent Flow Free puzzle app. Since I couldn't find a way to bookmark my favourite puzzles, I took up a habit of ...
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Is it possible to methodically find the total of ways to read a given phrase making a stack? [closed]

I have been going in circles for a few days now with this word-search puzzle and I still cannot find a clever solution to the problem. Is there a systematic approach that doesn't involve guessing? The ...
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What are the 13 differences?

James Fridman a.k.a. @fjamie013 often does humourous manipulations with photos. One of these, from 15 April 2016, shows two nearly identical images with — according to James — 13 differences between ...
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STORM/TH rebus solving [duplicate]

There is a rebus as follows. Can you find out what it says?
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Hidden message in pictures 1 (medium-hard)

Trying something new here. The following is the first of a set of hidden messages from a story. Find the hidden sentence in this set of images. The order is from left to right and then from the ...
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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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An unlikely series of events

This series of 8 events would be rather unlikely, but possible. They are all related to the same thing. What are they? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4:
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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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An anagram rebus

Here is an anagram rebus. Find the words in the rebus and use it to find a name of a place.
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A colorful glass circle

Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #40 You've returned from your lunch break to a small package. Inside is a note that reads: Please come to my office at your earliest convenience. We have ...
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A Lovely Moony Message!

I like to watch the night sky! One night, standing beside the window, I looked up at the sky. Seemed a little cloudy, but something was unusual. The moon was surrounded by some stars which ... Well, ...
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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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Falcon Circus, Chapter 1: The Predator

The Decision With three doors to choose from and three riddles to solve, you decide to stick to one. Of the three, the left door seemed the shortest and easiest... and indeed it was. You walk up to ...
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$\verb|Eight Circles|$

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #37: Rare and Endangered 1 Materials Pencil; Eraser; Blank A4 sheet of paper; and A ruler (also to use as a straightedge). Puzzle: Draw a square with a side-...
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A PushBox Puzzle

Use only five sliding block moves to get the piece labeled T to the lower right corner. A move is one piece moved along any path.
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There is a secret message in the picture #3

This picture is from the 50 trillion dollars challenge from the free ebook "Muko and the Secret". This one is already solved by a reader.
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Shape Sequences: What is the next

Which is the next shape in this picture : Source: Iranian Ph.D. University entrance exam 2017
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Line of destruction

There is a line of infinite length (about zero thickness) in a 3D space. It can rotate or move across any plane at any speed. Every point (flagged or not) that has already been visited by the line ...
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Look who's talking?

Can you tell me who's talking... ...and what is she trying to tell us? Hint:
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This title is not a clue

$\color{#FFFFFF}{\textsf{I am required to have text in my question. This is not a clue. Stop reading and look at the image.}}$
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Find the angle in this shape [closed]

The aim of this puzzle is to find the angle marked '?'. Answers must be in the format of exact values. You will have to assume some basic geometric constraints. e.g. points which look like they are ...
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What's the solution of this Raven's matrix?

I'm practicing with Raven's Matrices but I don't understand this one. What's the solution and why? Thanks!
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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 ...