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## Hot answers tagged reverse-puzzling

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Answer Solving

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I don't know if the puzzle has an established name, but it should be something similar to this: . . The puzzle starts at the top left node, and the goal state is at the bottom right node.

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First, the Fillomino should be solved: Then, And finally:

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This refers to which uses this board The listed sets are

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This was a lot of fun, I think the result might be: 1: 2: 3: 4:

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It's a... The board is originally in the state The sequence of numbers

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Armed with Thomas Blue's star-finding work, we may solve the 4 logic grids as follows: The rules of the puzzle Step by step solution: Grid 1 Grid 2 Grid 3 Big grid Here begins speculation

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Part 1 The final solution (finally)

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Transmission from the moon radio-station After a long time in space I started to forget what N and E stand for on Earth. Well, now it's clear to me: East and North are directions. The first time I tried to get through those Space Grids, I mixed them up and also tried to take clues from the spectrum... Oops, let me get the spoiler glasses on. I might talk ...

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Heyawake Nurimaze Nonogram Slitherlink A new instruction! And another instruction: Yet another instruction... The Next Puzzle And finally... Somehow I don't think this puzzle genre will become popular enough to need a name besides "that one huge mashup". But, since I have the opportunity (and have been prompted to use it a few times, here'...

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This puzzle is the Towers of Hanoi with three disks. A, B, and C are the pegs, and the positions from left to right are the disks; the lines connect positions that are valid to move between. The initial puzzle is probably the Towers of Hanoi with more disks - the area needed to draw the diagram is quadrupled with every new disk added, so a larger diagram ...

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This is something to do with Specifically (with thanks to @GentlePurpleRain for help coming up with this): This fits with most of what your rival is saying, as follows (with help from the OP for one or two lines): Ah, interesting! But I don't get how this one is supposed to work; it obviously looks too short. Hmm...a CD maybe? Silence? What could mean ...

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The groups are The answer fitting all categories is Filled-out Venn diagram:

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I have noticed that in the first image, Solving picture 2 using the rules of the game yin-yang (suggested by @edderiofer) gives the unique solution Now, adding shapes to the second image using the rule discovered in the first gives the new image I actually think it is the number of sides of the shapes rather than the shapes themselves that matter - we ...

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Wrap-up: The Making Of This new puzzle type needs a name This is not a solution to the puzzle, but provides notes from its poser. This type of answer has been approved by the community. Caution: This post may contain spoilers. Inspiration In the PSE calendar system, 2019 was pretty much the Year of the Nonogram. After only a handful of nonogram-based ...

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If we assume that one of the puzzles is a sudoku, we are left with only four possible grid constructions because the last two pieces can not be next to each other and have to form the diagonal. I tried slitherlink as the second puzzle which gave a unique solution for only one of those grids. In that grid the three corners with numbers can be solved ...

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My guess: Or more specifically, The solution is, as depicted,

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He was trying to answer: total number of dead people extra ear mutation average number of cloudy days exorcist scene rotating child slavery laws mt everest erosion howitzer firing rate pigeon water migration average walking speed

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I think the argument was over the question You may have said While your friend would have argued that there are indeed And won the argument by drawing something akin to the following line

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The name of this puzzle is I solved the Sudoku, then learned from the other answers here, that the next step is to solve a Yajilin, a puzzle type I haven't heard of before. As these both steps are already covered in the other answers, I only give the combined solution here: Now the last step is *Addition:

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The puzzle seems to be referencing

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This is Andrea Gilbert's first handmade The rules are simple: How it relates to the diagram:

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rand al'thor points out that and since the numbers are but after the square marked 16, Robert's got this (image courtesy of OP) and we can now see why Robert is distressed: ... which is a situation that always frustrates me, though I don't get quite as angry...

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This looks like the infamous to me. So So the show is

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Your friend is in: Grid deduction Handdrawn solutions (originals for reference, click on the links to see): Prettified solutions, image by @TheGreatEscaper: My initial set of rules: That was close. Upon some solving, I realised that: That solves all the outer puzzles, with a couple of tricks to help simplify: To solve the centre puzzle: Now: We can: ...

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Starting over after hint #3. This is based on the old riddle... The catch is that since this is an AI generating riddles... Full list: The missing one is the original riddle, whose answer is...

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From the facts about the first grid My first guess of the genre was Naturally, the next step would be It is not very hard, if we focus on the number 5: Therefore, Now to the second grid. With transcribed numbers, the grid to solve is this: Starting with R4 and focusing on fives, Then it gets a little harder... Finally... Reading the sums of each ...

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It looks like a both from the patterns of the lines and from the fact that they were using a highlighter.

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Let me try a different approach. There is one red square in each row and column (fact). That provides us with a free pairwise collocation on rows and columns, or: on the letters written one the up and on the left. This collocations for the first three images (yes, that is a lot of examples!) give you: Drawing a line through letters is convenient, if we ...

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First... Next... Finally... The new puzzle type's name is... Great construction, Stiv!

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