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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A new adventure awaits! Let's go!

A tale is being told here, one that spans many years and generations... but what kind of tale might it be? Pastebin link to a transcript of the clues, including colorblind assistance. Note that Y = ...
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28 Minutes Later

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #50: Escape Rooms I open my eyes to find myself lying in a bed in a white room. Sitting up is difficult, as a tangle of wires and tubes are attached to my arms ...
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PEBMSRMEE (all four)

Determine the two-part 14-letter answer by looking at these images below. Please try to figure out as much as possible before posting partials. Good luck! HINT:
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What is a Prebus Word™?

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #48: Unusual tag mix (Somewhat in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles.) If a word ...
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Now you're Packing with Portals #2: Hashtag

Place the colored shapes into the white area, without rotations or reflections, so that they fill it perfectly. The gray walls don't just block shapes, though - they act as portals! When you place a ...
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Consists of four

The correct approach to this puzzle will lead you to two initials which in its entirety consists of 13 letters. What is this 13-letter answer?
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TFS (strings of letters)

Complete the image below with the correct strings of letters in the correct squares (four squares will be left empty). Transcription (■ is a square that does not exist in the image, and ? is a blank ...
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This Sudoku Park iS LIT!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #47: "Wacky Sudokus" The grid below is a normal Sudoku grid with normal Sudoku clues, but the completed grid also houses a Statue Park! The completed ...
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Sudoku in Technicolor!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #47: "Wacky Sudokus" This puzzle consists of three overlapping Sudokus, coloured red, blue and green, so each cell will contain three digits, one of ...
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How to solve this 3x3 dots and lines puzzle?

I saw this on a forum and no one knows how to solve it, and it's driving me crazy. Does anyone know what the solution is and why? I tried looking at similarities in the columns, rows, and diagonals. I ...
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How to get the least number of flips to a plastic chips to get a certain figure?

The puzzle is as follows: (Transcription with grammar errors fixed) A game consists of the following: The challenge is to flip the chips in such a way so that they are as in state 2. You start in ...
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The Blank Sudoku

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #47: "Wacky Sudokus" (h/t to Beastly Gerbil, whose 1,2,3... Trinary!!! puzzle provided inspiration for this puzzle) This puzzle is a normal Sudoku, ...
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All six of them

This sequence of grids is arranged in alphabetical order but one grid is empty as you can see. All the others are complete. How should you fill in the squares in order for this empty grid to be ...
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What are these people trying to tell you?

These people are trying to tell you something. What is it? Also, kudos if you can find the pattern between the images...though you'll have to find the pattern to solve this puzzle in the first place. ...
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A(nother) No-Sensa Test Question

Which one of the five options (A to E) fits in the blank space? Why?
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What is an Awry Grid?

If a 4x4 grid (where each cell contains an arrow in an orthogonal direction) conforms to a special rule, I call it an Awry Grid. If it does not conform to this rule, I call it a Aright Grid. Here are ...
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Progressive matrix - 4x4 grid with triangles and crosses

My sister sent me this pattern sequence. Please excuse the bad image quality. Source
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Shipwreck hunting

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #46: "Tales From the Cryptic" My Uncle Redbeard, the great sailor and shipwreck-hunter, is in trouble and needs my help! This morning a mysterious ...
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Familiar Five (r&r ignored)

What is the correct option/answer to this puzzle?
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The Maze of Hermes

An entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #46: "Tales From the Cryptic" THE QUEST I have been running a role-playing game, in which my friend plays a halfling named Ptolic. Recently, Ptolic ...
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Progressive matrix - 3x3 grids with red and blue squares [closed]

I was told that D was the correct solution, but I can't figure out why. n here
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Honeycomb: a hexagonal grid of letters

This puzzle consists entirely of one image, attached below. The image is large and you will need to zoom in to see some of the details. There is no hidden information, only what you can plainly see. ...
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Landings and stairs [closed]

Let's have two views of landings and stairs. We obtain the second VIEW B, by rotating the VIEW A 180 degrees clockwise. The distance between two landings is 8 feet, shown by the arrows. The stairs are ...
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New Year Graph Puzzle

In the graph below, each node is coloured either red or yellow, except for the white node in the bottom left, which I've marked with an X. Can you tell me what the white node marked with X represents?...
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Splitting figures on the Cartesian plane

What is the minimum number of lines to separate the sets? a) 2 b) 3 c) 4 d) 1 e) 5 Observe the graph below, it is possible to separate linearly with a line at least two of the classes? a) Yes, just ...
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Cheers, people!

Try make sense of this image below. Good luck!
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A No-Sensa Test Question

What is in the blank box? Why? Pick from one of the five options. For folks who don't see colors well Y = yellow, R = red, O = orange, B = blue, G = green, P = purple Grid: Y R O Y B G B P ...
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On a budget with my travel agent

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #45: Flags "Hey Pat, I got your latest tour brochure. It looks really fun; you know I love military history! But times are tough, and I did ask you for ...
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Graylocke's Rotting Marble Box

So Graylocke Inc. (the previously hidden competitor to Retudin's Mazes Inc. mentioned here) has produced a new product just in time for the holiday season. We present to you Graylocke's Rotting ...
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Captain Clumsy's crummy communication

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #45: Flags Captain Clumsy never ceases to amaze me... This morning I was down at the dockside when I heard a shout from a nearby ship. Steeling myself, I ...
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Initials, we are

Can you tell me what this sequence represents? (something very well-known)
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Sounds beautiful, doesn't it

So I found this puzzle from an old book of mine with very little instructions. I can't seem to remember the right approach to the solution BUT I do remember the final answer, which is 8 letters only. ...
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A Question for the AGES

To properly complete this image, what color should the central S be?
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They say, six-four

Without giving away anymore info other than this image below and that the sequence consists of 7 entries only, can you figure out what the correct answer is? The answer is in the form _______ _______ (...
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IQ test matrix question - circles and squares on a vertical line

Another IQ question from the Mensa Romania app. What is the answer, and why?
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Graphical pattern - 5x5 grids with “x”s

A friend of mine made this puzzle. You should find the pattern that explains the movements of the 'x' and find the next item in the sequence. You should draw it in the white box on the right. Hint: ...
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Another Zodiac Killer Puzzle

This is a multi-part puzzle concerning the Zodiac Killer "Pines" card sent to the San Francisco Chronicle on March 22, 1971. I will ask it as a series of questions and hints, as I think it's ...
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Simple Graphical sequence

I created this - what do you think should be drawn as the next shape?
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Currency connections

Two Forex traders are trying to communicate about their trades. They send each other images with a hidden meaning like this one: Can you work out which currencies they are trading? Hint:
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Born U.B but mostly known as

The goal is to come up with an answer with the help of the image below. Together with the title, they should lead to the correct answer. Hint1 Hint2
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IQ test question - Almost paper folding, but maybe not? [duplicate]

This is one of the random IQ test puzzles available here. I can not find a clue to this at all and this is sort of bugging me for some time now. It could be some kind of paper folding or just ...
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Decrypting an image-based cipher I found online

My buddy shared an image with me that has the following characters (above which are written interpretations my friend came up with). I have no idea what it says, but we're interested in finding out (...
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Anarchists corrupted my barcode!

Somebody corrupted my QR Code. Can you tell me who did this and when it happened? Hint:
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Progressive Matrix question - lines, squares and circles

I found a free logical reasoning test which consisted of 10 questions. I managed to solve all the other questions correctly except for the last one: I could not find a pattern of how the squares and ...
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Social Distancing Colors - A New Type of Puzzle? [closed]

I think I just thought of a new type of puzzle: Social Distancing Colors. Each of the colors in the rainbow represents at least how much one has to distance by: Red is 6m, Orange is 5m, Yellow is 4m, ...
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The New York Time's “Letter Boxed” Puzzle (spoiler)

WARNING: I solved this puzzle and posted a solution below. I'm posting this more for muse. Hello! I don't know if anyone's enjoyed this puzzle on The New York Times website, but I find it rather fun. ...
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Guess these Anime Movies

Are you fan of anime? If yes this puzzle is for you. Let's see how much you know about anime movies. The below image has five pictures. Each picture represents an anime movie. Look at of the pictures' ...
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Mensa Sample IQ test question - squares, rectangles and triangles in big squares

I took a sample Mensa IQ test at the Mensa France Website and encountered a question which I wasn't able to solve: The instructions were written in French: Parmi les 5 figures proposées, quelles ...
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A family of seven!

So in this puzzle the goal is to come up with an answer that consist of 9 letters. Without giving away anymore info (atleast for now) on how to approach this puzzle I'll let you try make sense of it ...
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Explain this pattern of water spots in a parking space

Today, I found this pattern of water spots in a parking space. Other parking spaces with cars in them also had similar patterns of water spots. What caused this pattern, and why are there more water ...

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