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    This is an expansion of the T Puzzle I submitted last month. For that version, only one side of the puzzle was challenging. This version uses both sides of the base and includes covers to make a complete box. The goal is to fit the four Ts and four Zs into the box and be able to close the...
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    This simple wooden lock puzzle will challenge your mind. You are given three wooden blocks. The goal is to assemble them in the cross pattern shown. The last picture shows the solution sequence. Full Build Instructions/Dimensions: https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Lock-Puzzle/ Solution Video:
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    This puzzle will test your spatial ability and might challenge the way you think. You are given six pieces and asked to spell the letter "H". This task is pretty easy and should take less than 1 minute to figure out. Next, you hand your test subjects an additional piece with the same goal of...
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    This is one of my favorite puzzles so far. You are given 8 blocks that must be placed in a box. They will fit and the box will be "totally filled." Once you are done, slide the lid on the top to complete the puzzle. Your test subjects might feel pretty smart by knowing that they solved this...
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    A co-worker dropped off a small (key chain version) of this puzzle on my desk. I looked at it and thought with only 7 pieces, this should be a breeze. However, I soon found the puzzle very challenging due to the number of potential wrong solutions and the required order of operation during...
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