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Impossible Puzzle

sdfgeoff2 years ago
I have a slightly different "impossible puzzle"
It has a picture on it, and when you arrange it one way there are 10 people, and then you arrange it another way there are 11. I have yet to figure out where the person goes....

I think I shall make one of these sometime.
domshmom2 years ago
Hi, i love this puzzle, Ive been looking at it for a while now, and trying to do a bit of maths to figure out the ideal ratios of the lengths - but cant get it to work. All I can guess is that the way that the puzzle works is that theres quite a lot of gaps between the pieces in one orientation, and its quite snug in the other?
Mattrox (author)  domshmom2 years ago
There are gaps before and after. They are more from my lack of skill during cutting and there isn't much difference in gap space.

Cheers,
Mattrox
hrodriguez72 years ago
i coudn't find a template, coud you gie me a link? :D
Mattrox (author)  hrodriguez72 years ago
I can't remember where I got my template from, but here is another link http://www.boreme.com/posting.php?id=27649&page=2
Hope this helps,
Mattrox
THANKS! that realy helped
you should check out my Mini LEGO Helocopter
heres a link,
http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lego-Helocopter/
Mattrox (author)  hrodriguez72 years ago
Very nice.
kelseymh3 years ago
See also The Confuzzle for a different version of the same illusion.
Mattrox (author)  kelseymh3 years ago
Thanks, that ones great. I'm gonna have to make one.
You're welcome! It's a very neat illusion, and if you do the cuts carefully, almost impossible for a casual user to figure out.
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