Mental Gymnastics

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This post is a [tippy title ="little different from my usual ones" header=“off”] いつもとちょっと違う[/tippy], but I thought you might enjoy these [tippy title ="puzzles" header=“off”] パズル 〔知的能力を試す遊びの〕 [/tippy] as much as I did. Before you begin you may want to [tippy title ="go over the vocabulary" header=“off”] 語彙リストに目を通す[/tippy] in the list below. Also, please try these without writing anything down or looking at the transcript. [tippy title ="It's more of a challenge" header=“off”] よりやりがいがある[/tippy] [tippy title ="that way" header=“off”] その方が[/tippy].

Are you ready? Let’s begin. We will start with an easy one.

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Imagine the letter D—a capital D. OK, do you see it [tippy title ="floating" header=“off”] 浮いている[/tippy] there in space in front of you? Next, rotate that D counterclockwise 90 degrees. All right, let’s continue. Now imagine a capital J. Place the J under the D. The top of the J is touching the bottom of the D.

What do you see?
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D and J[/expandsub2]
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Are you ready? Please imagine a capital B this time. OK, now rotate it counterclockwise 90 degrees. It should be lying on its back now. Next, imagine a capital V. Please place the V under the B so that they are touching. There should be only one horizontal line in the image. Please erase that horizontal line.

What do you see?
[expandsub2 title="" tag="div"]B and V[/expandsub2]
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Please imagine a capital letter D. Next, rotate it 90 degrees clockwise. Now, imagine a number 4. Place the number 4 on top of the horizontal line of the D. Erase the right part of the horizontal line of the number 4.

What do you see?
[expandsub2 title="" tag="div"]D and 4[/expandsub2]
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Imagine a capital B. Next flip it horizontally. Now, imagine another capital B. Put the two B’s back to back. Next, imagine a small v. Put the small v on top of the two B’s in the middle. After that, put two small o’s on the top of the v.

What do you see?
[expandsub2 title="" tag="div"]B B and V[/expandsub2]
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Imagine a big circle. Next, imagine a capital L. The L is a little less than half the height of the circle. Place the L in the circle. The bottom left of the L should be at the center of the circle.

What time is it? (That’s a big hint.)
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L and O[/expandsub2]
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This post is a little different from my usual ones, but I thought you might enjoy these puzzles as much as I did. Before you begin you may want to go over the vocabulary in the list below. Also, please try these without writing anything down or looking at the transcript. It’s more of a challenge that way.

Are you ready? Let’s begin. We will start with an easy one.

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Imagine the letter D—a capital D. OK, do you see it floating there in space in front of you? Next, rotate that D counterclockwise 90 degrees. All right, let’s continue. Now imagine a capital J. Place the J under the D. The top of the J is touching the bottom of the D.

What do you see?
[expandsub2 title="" tag="div"]D and J[/expandsub2]
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Are you ready? Please imagine a capital B this time. OK, now rotate it counterclockwise 90 degrees. It should be lying on its back now. Next, imagine a capital V. Please place the V under the B so that they are touching. There should be only one horizontal line in the image. Please erase that horizontal line.

What do you see?
[expandsub2 title="" tag="div"]B and V[/expandsub2]
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Please imagine a capital letter D. Next, rotate it 90 degrees clockwise. Now, imagine a number 4. Place the number 4 on top of the horizontal line of the D. Erase the right part of the horizontal line of the number 4.

What do you see?
[expandsub2 title="" tag="div"]D and 4[/expandsub2]
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Imagine a capital B. Next flip it horizontally. Now, imagine another capital B. Put the two B’s back to back. Next, imagine a small v. Put the small v on top of the two B’s in the middle. After that, put two small o’s on the top of the v.

What do you see?
[expandsub2 title="" tag="div"]B B and V[/expandsub2]
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Imagine a big circle. Next, imagine a capital L. The L is a little less than half the height of the circle. Place the L in the circle. The bottom left of the L should be at the center of the circle.

What time is it? (That’s a big hint.)
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L and O[/expandsub2]
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Imagine a capital D

Imagine a small d

clockwise

counterclockwise

pointing up down

vertically

Horizontally

Back to back

horizontal

vertical

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