Ho-ho-ho! Festive brainteaser challenges you to spot the Santa and his elf riding separately among the trains – so, can YOU beat the 27 second record?
- Grand Central has released a very challenging brainteaser for Christmas
- Festive scene sees dozens of trains with a hidden Santa and elf among them
- The average time to solve the puzzle is 27 seconds – so can you beat this score?
Christmas may be fast approaching, but with celebrations hanging in the balance for many, the festive spirit is fast floundering.
In a bid to help spread the Christmas magic, UK train operator Grand Central, has created a tough train-themed Christmas brainteaser to distract the nation.
Brits are being challenged to find Santa and his naughty elf, who are hidden among the trains in the puzzle – but they’re not hiding together, so you may find one before you spot the other!
The answer is below – but no cheating!
UK train operator Grand Central, has created a tough train-themed Christmas brainteaser to distract the nation. The busy scene sees a trail of trains, Christmas trees, snowflakes and letters – and a Father Christmas riding a train, while elsewhere an elf hides in a wagon
The busy scene sees a trail of trains, Christmas trees, snowflakes and letters – and a Father Christmas riding a train, while elsewhere an elf hides in a wagon.
On average it takes players 27 seconds Santa and his elf in the scene, but can you find them faster?
Focus your efforts on the bottom half of the scene and you may see them. No luck? Scroll down for the answer.
Father Christmas can be seen driving a train (right circled) while an elf is seen in a wagon (bottom left circled)
Elsewhere Toff London has released a challenging brainteaser guaranteed to get heads scratching this holiday season.
Hidden amongst identically striped candy canes lies one odd one out with a very subtle difference – it is facing in the opposite direction.
The current record to spot the odd candy cane out is two minutes – but can you beat it?
Scroll down for the answer – but don’t cheat!
Hidden amongst identically striped candy canes lies one odd one out with a very subtle difference – it Is facing in the opposite direction
Christmas gift specialists, Toff London, have released the brainteaser to celebrate Christmas and to get customers excited for the big day.
Commenting on the brainteaser, Faisal Bhatti, Chief Operations Officer at Toff London said: ‘With Christmas right around the corner, we wanted to help spread some festive cheer with a tricky brainteaser that the whole family can get involved with.’
So, are you any closer to finding the answer? Scroll down and find the answer in the circled image.
The answer is revealed in the circle, with the cane facing in the opposite direction
Elsewhere, MIST has shared an equally infuriating brainteaser.
Whilst most Brits are relaxing and getting tucked in bed before the big day, Santa’s workshop is in disarray.
With only a few hours until midnight, Santa’s elves are feeling stressed. There are toys that need to be fixed, gifts that must be wrapped and the Christmas cheer is low in the workshop.
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As chaos hits the workshop, every elf is feeling the stress – except for one. This easy-going elf is embracing the spirit of Christmas, and working to get the job done whilst not letting the pressure get to them
As chaos hits the workshop, every elf is feeling the stress – except for one. This easy-going elf is embracing the spirit of Christmas, and working to get the job done whilst not letting the pressure get to them.
Can you spot the one cheery elf in Santa’s stressful workshop? The current record to beat is 1 minute – how did you do?
Scroll down to find the only elf with a happy smile on his face.
Did you spot the one cheery elf (circled) in Santa’s stressful workshop? The current record to beat is 1 minute – how did you do?
Meanwhile Feel Good Contacts have just launched their Christmas brainteasers for the festive season.
They boast an average time taken of 20 seconds to solve these puzzles – so can you beat this score?
In today’s puzzle, the retailer challenges you to find the doe among the reindeer in this Christmas inspired scene – scroll down for the answer, but no cheating!
In the first puzzle, the retailer challenges you to find the doe among the reindeer in this Christmas inspired scene – scroll down for the answer, but no cheating!
The scene sees dozens of reindeer clearly identifiable by their antlers, some leaping and some grazing in a forest.
But there is one lone doe in the scene, which you may spot as it doesn’t have antlers.
Focus your attention on the top half of the picture and you may spot it – otherwise keep scrolling to reveal the answer.
The doe can be seen circled in the top left-hand corner, standing under the tree and surrounded by reindeer
And elsewhere only the most eagle-eyed participants can spot the Christmas tree hidden within the festive-themed scene in this tricky seek-and-find puzzle.
The brainteaser, by UK-based 247 Blinds, challenges you to find the item between plenty of leaves and flowers.
Putting puzzlers’ observation skills to the test, the vibrant graphic is packed with details to confuse the eye.
Only the most eagle-eyed participants can spot the Christmas tree hidden within the festive-themed scene in this tricky seek-and-find puzzle (pictured)
To top it off, all the surrounding features are in similar shades of green, meaning the matching Christmas tree is well camouflaged.
But if you’re struggling, concentrate your attention towards the bottom right of the busy image.
Give up? Scroll down to find the well-hidden Christmas tree circled.
The Christmas tree was hidden towards the bottom right-hand section of the vibrant puzzle
Meanwhile, this autumnal seek-and-find quiz challenges you to find the hidden hedgehog, but will you be up to the challenge?
British blinds retailer 247 Blinds have created this challenging brainteaser with a seasonal theme to test your attention to detail.
If you’re looking for a clue, try focusing your attention on the bottom of the image and you might have more luck. Still struggling? Simply scroll down for the answer.
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Can you find the tiny hedgehog hiding in this leafy scene for a brainteaser created by British blinds retailer 247 Blinds?
To make it harder, the hedgehog is shaped to look like the items that surround him, so that you’ll need to have a proper look at the picture to locate him.
Struggling to find the little critter? Focus your attention on the bottom part of the picture.
Giving up or want to check you got it right? You can scroll down to see the answer.
If you want some more, try your hand at more tricky brainteasers below!
The small hedgehog was hiding at the very bottom of the picture. It was hard to locate, because it was shaped like a pine cone
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