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 Post subject: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:24 pm

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Anyone fancy a go at some puzzle related spot the difference?

There are 12 differences to be found!

Spot The Difference (Twisties) - Oli's Mechanical Puzzle Blog

Twisties 09.10.12 by Puzzleparadox, on Flickr

Twisties 09.10.12 by Puzzleparadox, on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:14 pm

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Do the different camera angle and reflections on the wall count?

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:19 pm

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KelvinS wrote:
Do the different camera angle and reflections on the wall count?

I'm afraid not!

You're looking for 12 individual puzzles that have been changed somehow.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:28 pm

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1. Gigaminx layer is turned
2. Gear shift is rotated
3. Rubik's 2x2 is rotated
4. Clock is different
5. Pyraminx tip is turned
6. Whatever that disc thing is in the back is rotated
7. The tricky discy is different
8. V-Cube 7 Illusion is rotated
9. Red and black ball thing is rotated
10. Puck is different
Ah well, that's all I could get.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:32 pm

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Let's see:

1. Yellow/black illusion has changed orientation
2. Venus pillow right face turned 180 degrees
3. Rubik's Rings flipped
4. Red/black babyface 2x2 thing - front face turned
5. Gigaminx layer turned
6. Colored marbley thing in back has been rotated
7. 2x2 has changed orientation
8. Gear shift has changed orientation
9. Disky has been half turned
10. Rubik's clock has changed times
11. Pyraminx tip turned
12. Black and yellow puck orientation changed.

The last one had me stumped for a little while

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:33 pm

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13. 3x3 with yellow top in foreground is rotated very slightly, giving a different reflection on the floor.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:36 pm

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Haven't read previous lists.

1. Gigaminx sliced
2. Yellow/black 7x7x7 rotated
3. 3D shift is rotated
4. Tricky Disky is mid turn
5. Smiling puck in a different configuration
6. Domino in a different configuration
7. Rubik's Rings rotated
8. Red/Black 2x2x2 (or 4x4x4?) sphere in checkerboard like state
9. Pink/Green 2x2x2 rotated
10. That thing back in the corner is rotated/flipped
11. Meffert's Venus in different configuration
12. Tip on pyraminx is twisted.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:27 pm

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I did my best to correct for the difference in perspective and rotation but it was hard. I don't have a lot of experience with these sorts of transforms.

Here is an animation:
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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:32 pm

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Looks like a 4.6 on the Richter scale.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:49 pm

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Hybrid424 wrote:
KelvinS wrote:
Do the different camera angle and reflections on the wall count?

I'm afraid not! :lol:

You're looking for 12 individual puzzles that have been changed somehow.

I found 85 or so other changes-
1. The Skewb in one picture is slightly older than the one in the other picture.
2. The Gigaminx in one picture.........
3.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:27 am

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Well done to Benf207! You have correctly found and identified the 12 different puzzles.

Guiltybystander, you were very close, but one of those on your list hasn't changed.

Bmenrigh, I like the animation! It looks like an earthquake. Also it looks a bit like the smiley puck at the front is spinning!

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:32 am

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Hybrid424 wrote:
KelvinS wrote:
Do the different camera angle and reflections on the wall count?

I'm afraid not!

Well in that case the door, walls, floor and all the puzzles have been moved.

PS. Ask Santa for a tripod.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:19 am

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I see the color is different on the bigest cube in the corner

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:13 am

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Hybrid424 wrote:
Guiltybystander, you were very close, but one of those on your list hasn't changed.
GAH! I could have sworn the 1 and 3 dots were swapped. Don't know how I messed that up.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:36 am

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GuiltyBystander wrote:
GAH! I could have sworn the 1 and 3 dots were swapped. Don't know how I messed that up.

I wouldn't worry, you weren't the only person to see differences that aren't there.

As another note; only one puzzle occurs in the picture twice, and this is the only duplicate in my collection. Did anyone notice it?

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:50 am

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Hybrid424 wrote:
As another note; only one puzzle occurs in the picture twice, and this is the only duplicate in my collection. Did anyone notice it?
I see two of everything.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:18 am

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KelvinS wrote:
Hybrid424 wrote:
As another note; only one puzzle occurs in the picture twice, and this is the only duplicate in my collection. Did anyone notice it?
I see two of everything.

You need to cut back on the beer Kelvin!

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:37 am

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As another note; only one puzzle occurs in the picture twice, and this is the only duplicate in my collection. Did anyone notice it?

The dioctipoid ?

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:47 am

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mixer wrote:
The dioctipoid ?

Nope! There you can see both versions of the Dioctipoid, 1.0 & 2.0.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:53 am

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The Snow Mystery, perhaps?

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:58 am

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Rubik's Shells?

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:28 am

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It's the shells. But the question I have is are they really duplicates? I mean are they both
1) the version with the reversible buttons,
2) the version with the non reversible buttons,
3) the Rubik's version, or
4) the Chinese version?

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:43 am

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It is indeed the Rubik's Shells!

They are both the Rubik's version made by OddzOn with the irreversible buttons, but one of them has the buttons drilled to allow resetting where the other doesn't.

I'll probably be selling one of them soon. I just don't have the space at home, so promised myself to not keep duplicates.

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 Post subject: Re: Spot The Difference (Twisties)Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:33 pm

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Doug Roth wrote:
6. Whatever that disc thing is in the back is rotated
Benf207 wrote:
6. Colored marbley thing in back has been rotated
GuiltyBystander wrote:
10. That thing back in the corner is rotated/flipped

That's a Backspin

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