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9 piece wooden Dice Cube puzzle

Just figuring out how to pack the 9 pieces into the wooden box can be…

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Addict A Ball 100 stage maze in a ball

Get the shiny ball through all the stage of the maze to get to the…

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Ali’s Tricky 8.8 Bolt puzzle

The puzzle is to remove the nut from the bolt. It sounds like other nut…

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Alice in Wonderland cast Labyrinth puzzle by Hanayama

One disc looks like a traditional maze pattern.  The other is decorated with Alice and…

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Alles fur die Katz 9 piece cat packing puzzle

Also known as the All For The Cat puzzle the object is to fit the…

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Aluminium Cross aka First Cross by Wil Strijbos take apart puzzle

Stock Update 6th February 2020. Unfortunately all of the latest batch of puzzles received end…

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Amaze 16 mazes in one!

The innovative maze that changes as you play! Use the stylus to trace your path…

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Amour Hanayama Heart cast puzzle disentanglement

Can you separate the 'Adam' and 'Eve' loops from the heart? Of course, this is…

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Elk Hanayama cast puzzle disentanglement

The puzzle is to separate the sets of Elk antlers then join them back together…

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Answer Box aka X Box multi step puzzle box

The Answer Box (aka the X Box - X for eXtreme puzzling!) is a very…

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Arrows cast metal take apart puzzle by Hanayama

Four arrows. One heart. Can you remove the arrows? Can I return them to pierce…

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ATM wooden puzzle box for giving cash or tickets

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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!