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3 Boxy wooden interlocking puzzle

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Hexator 6 piece hard interlocking puzzle

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Minecraft Magnetic multi-challenge puzzle

Select one of the 40 different challenges. Each one has a hidden arrangement of nine…

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Money Maze Gift Box

Solve the maze to open! The money maze gift box can hold Cash, gift cards,…

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Moon Spinner twisting brainteaser

Your goal is to scramble the various coloured sections, and then figure out how to…

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Rubiks Cube Light that really turns

Lighting with a twist! The perfect desk lamp for the twisty puzzle fan in your…

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Thinking Putty mind stretching logic puzzle

Logic and Problem Solving. STEM and Creative Thinking. Visual Perception and Reasoning. This puzzle enhances…

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10 piece wooden Honeycomb 3d brainteaser

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12 piece interlocking star burr

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2 & 2 Burr by Osanori Yamamoto

The puzzle is to assemble the 4 piece interlocking burr.  An interesting symmetrical shape made…

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2 sun 10 step Akasaya Japanese puzzle box

2 Sun is the smallest measurement of the Japanese puzzle box we sell. We also…

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30 Cubed Multi level challenge puzzle

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Slocum’s Classification is probably the most widely used classification for mechanical puzzles. James Dalgety has also published an even more detailed list of classification which he uses to group puzzles in his collection. See his classification page at The Puzzle Museum website.

We’ve sorted puzzles into more generalised groups to help you find the puzzle you’re looking for so look for the + sign and expand the sub categories under this heading.

Metagrobology is the study of puzzles.
A metagrobologist is a person who studies puzzles.
Metagrobolise means to puzzle, mystify, baffle or confound.

The words are uncommon in everyday use and the only reference in print that I could find was this quote from Rudyard Kipling’s Stalky & Co in 1899 “It’s the olive branch,” was Stalky’s comment. “It’s the giddy white flag, by gum! Come to think of it, we have metagrobolized ’em.”

More recently many puzzlers have used the word metagrobologist to describe themselves. Wikipedia credits the American wire puzzle designer Rick Irby with first applying it to a puzzler in the 1970’s but that’s open to argument.

A search of the Oxford English Dictionary show no listings for either metagrbology, metagrobolise or metagrabologist so it seems the word is still puzzling us!