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Tricky Dick very hard wood and rope puzzle

This is the hardest rope puzzle around. The object is to remove the ring. [...]Read…

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Trilateral triangle heavy metal burr

A new three-piece interlocking burr on a triangular grid. This black anodised piece looks sinister…

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Triple post wood and rope disentanglement puzzle with black base

The puzzle is to remove the wooden ring from the puzzle. [...]Read More...

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Try-Bal 332 rectangular cuboid 3d packing

The 6 pieces will fit neatly in the wooden box. Each piece of the puzzle…

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Try-Cycle 6 piece puzzle

There are three challenges to do with the mathematically complete set of 4 different woods…

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Twelve Points to Insanity

The puzzle is to build the 12 pointed star from the six identical pieces. [...]Read…

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Twist and Lock wooden robot transformer

Stretch, Twist and Lock. Lots of Robot poses to make from the Cube shape. [...]Read…

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Twisted Cube twisty brainteaser

It might look like someone took a standard 3x3x3 Cube and twisted it. But actually…

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Twisty Snake puzzle

Twist, turn, fold. Which shape will you try? An inexpensive stocking stuffer; and not just…

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Two part Combination lock

Build your own combination lock. Is it a puzzle? Well, maybe that's debatable. It is…

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Uncaged Star also known as Hedgehog in the Cage

The puzzle is to remove shuttle from within the cage. Better known as the "Hedgehog…

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Up and Down sliding numbers puzzle

You can slide the 8 numbered squares. You can slide the frame up and down.…

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Different classifications of puzzles to help you choose

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!