The Cast Cricket Puzzle

  • Опубликовано: 18 мар 2017
  • This is a classic puzzle, originally invented in 1898!
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    I'm a Top-10 finisher in the US Puzzle Championship and just released a logic puzzle game on Steam! The game is called RYB:
    Intro song: Tekvision - Mycoplasma
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Комментарии • 241

  • Phước Điền Huỳnh Lê
    Phước Điền Huỳnh Lê 10 месяцев назад

    Happy Puzzling!

  • AceMcBubblesIII
    AceMcBubblesIII 10 месяцев назад

    that solution was so exciting! so inspiring, I wish I had only half of the puzzles you do. tell my husband to start buying them for me. thanks. I love puzzles.

    • FLEB
      FLEB  10 месяцев назад

      There's a reason this puzzle has survived so long! It's a neat set of tricks! Thanks for the comment!

  • dcn
    dcn 11 месяцев назад

    FUCK cricket and FUCK british people

  • Gurnoor Singh
    Gurnoor Singh 11 месяцев назад

    that's a cricket bat not propeller

  • The Logic less
    The Logic less 11 месяцев назад

    how can i buy this in india

  • BeastMode
    BeastMode 11 месяцев назад

    vroom vroom goes the choo-choo train

  • Segtendo PPCC42
    Segtendo PPCC42 Год назад

    thanks for showing is the blister on your finger FLEB.

  • Anime Is Life
    Anime Is Life Год назад

    I'm to impatient for puzzles and too dumb. It'd take me a life time just to do a baby puzzle.

  • Kyle Poyma
    Kyle Poyma Год назад

    I like watching your videos!

  • Dax to the Max
    Dax to the Max Год назад

    For some reason, I love seeing puzzles. I never would enjoy them. I also hate crickets.

  • Rolando Mota
    Rolando Mota Год назад

    Where can I buy that puzzle

  • Yingxue Zhang
    Yingxue Zhang Год назад

    The intro was at the middle of the video

    • Cain Wissenburg
      Cain Wissenburg Год назад

      Yingxue Zhang it's sort of a spoiler alert for if people don't want to know the solution yet

  • Iceaca MT
    Iceaca MT Год назад

    Your videos never fail to make me happy!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      Thank you very much! It makes me happy that it makes you happy!

  • jonni2
    jonni2 Год назад +1

    Really cool!

    • jonni2
      jonni2 Год назад +1


    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      I'm glad you enjoyed the puzzle! It's a classic!

  • Dank Potato
    Dank Potato Год назад +4


    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +7

      ^Underrated comment

  • Sharon Vaughn
    Sharon Vaughn Год назад

    I just LOVE your puzzle videos!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      Thank you very much!

  • Derek Blankenship
    Derek Blankenship Год назад

    Are you also jwittz?

  • Shane-Yen Hachero
    Shane-Yen Hachero Год назад

    Never thought that puzzle world was this huge..

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +2

      It's quite large! When something's been going steadily for 100+ years, it gets pretty big!

  • anton as
    anton as Год назад

    What is the name of that puzzle book on 0:17 ?

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      Puzzles Old and New. It's the 1983 version by Slocum and Botermans, not the 1893 version by Hoffman (which is public domain!)

  • Gabriel Markiewicz
    Gabriel Markiewicz Год назад

    like a normal person can do these

  • Alexander Vincent
    Alexander Vincent Год назад

    I really like your title animation you play on these videos. Who animated it?

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +2

      Thank you very much! New video coming tomorrow!

    • Alexander Vincent
      Alexander Vincent Год назад

      Thanks Fleb. Great vids by the way!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      It's from a template by RUclip user SDJGRedstoneDJ!

  • Chang Chan
    Chang Chan Год назад

  • Brendan Holley
    Brendan Holley Год назад


    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you very much!

  • Aaron Swank
    Aaron Swank Год назад

    I would love to see a first look and run at it. I want to know your thought process...I want to see you open a new puzzle and listen to how you go about solving it....not just the answer! AWESOME JOB FLEB!

  • Ma name Jeff
    Ma name Jeff Год назад

    lol I don't know why I'm subscribed but keep the vids coming love the presentation and how much you know about puzzles lll

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you very much!

  • kike Delpiero
    kike Delpiero Год назад

    from venezuela!! nice video!! ready suscribe!!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you very much! I really appreciate it!

  • Dick Out For Harambe
    Dick Out For Harambe Год назад

    most of these puzzles are useless.

  • HappiestSadGuy
    HappiestSadGuy Год назад


  • ward
    ward Год назад

    Needs a space to put yer weed.

  • amau5 fan
    amau5 fan Год назад


  • Romero Rohesh
    Romero Rohesh Год назад +5

    I thought I would understand this because I play cricket

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +3

      If you can understand the rules to cricket, you can understand this puzzle!

  • Diana Altamirano
    Diana Altamirano Год назад

    Trump is like his father hilter

  • Marissa A
    Marissa A Год назад

    Shut up and take my money

  • Thayla May
    Thayla May Год назад

    Wow, that was cool

  • Jim Brown
    Jim Brown Год назад +16

    Yeah, but can you solve the: "getting your brand new couch through your narrow doorway" puzzle? One of the harder puzzles of life. :-)

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +12

      That's impossible!

  • Philth- E
    Philth- E Год назад

    I recognize that voice, do you operate another channel?

    • Philth- E
      Philth- E Год назад

      Lol thanks for the reply!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Nope! A lot of people have told me I sound like someone they know, though!

  • Hudak
    Hudak Год назад

    Intro halfway through the video

  • Seth Daugherty
    Seth Daugherty Год назад

    now put it back together

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      You can reverse the steps!

  • Rene muro
    Rene muro Год назад

    un pendejo con poder es peligroso, le gusta humillar a las mujeres.

  • Geo P
    Geo P Год назад

    where can I buy a puzzle like this?

    • Geo P
      Geo P Год назад

      FLEB u should Amazon affiate link them so we can support what u do even more 😉 keep up the good work!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      If you search google for "Hanayama cast cricket", you can find this puzzle. Hanayama makes a lot of good puzzles that are widely available. I know that Amazon carries it, as do many toy shops.

  • Jared Grillo
    Jared Grillo Год назад +8

    *half way through the video*
    "Let's get started"

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +6

      ...with the solution. Darn it, I knew I forgot part of a sentence!

  • Andii The Yandere
    Andii The Yandere Год назад +1

    Thank god I been at this thing for a whole month, thank you!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      Awesome! I hope you got it now!

  • Pawn Junkie
    Pawn Junkie Год назад

    Before this video, i got an ad for butt paste

  • XxXQu1CKsC0P3r0FN0obsXxX Blaze it

    Where can i buy these puzzles? it looks like a great hobby :3

    • XxXQu1CKsC0P3r0FN0obsXxX Blaze it
      XxXQu1CKsC0P3r0FN0obsXxX Blaze it Год назад


    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      A lot can be found on Amazon, puzzle websites like Mr. Puzzle and Puzzlemaster, and at specialty toy shops!

  • Gurpreet Gill
    Gurpreet Gill Год назад

    Waiting on the "why is this featured?" comments...

  • Young Pup X
    Young Pup X Год назад

    My name is Collin

  • Collin
    Collin Год назад

    That's not my puzzle cunt

  • Skywalker1138
    Skywalker1138 Год назад

    FLEB da puzzle boss

  • Jasnop Vtec
    Jasnop Vtec Год назад

    It was during 1800 puzzle drought where no 👎 puzzles were ever invented anymore

    • Jasnop Vtec
      Jasnop Vtec Год назад

      I'm fingering my self just thinking about new content

  • Enceladus
    Enceladus Год назад

    I attempted to solve this puzzle when I was a kid, maybe 6 years old or so. I remember getting all of the stud blades through, but got stuck on the ribbed blade. I assumed that the notches on the top of the puzzle on all 3 columns were used to fit the ribs through. Probably would have never thought of rotating the puzzle around again!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      That's cool that you remember it!

  • My channel
    My channel Год назад

    your amazing at these

  • Sean Thomas
    Sean Thomas Год назад

    holy shit I hate that voice great content but I'm sorry I can't

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +2

      Fair enough! There's not much I can do about my voice, though.

  • The Fresh Tsar
    The Fresh Tsar Год назад

    ahh the great puzzle of revolution of the late 1800's if not for it we would still be hitting stones and sticks. I imagine we would never have gotten out of the bronze age if not for it,

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Truly a dark age.

  • Anna Z
    Anna Z Год назад +1

    there was a puzzle revolution?!?!?! where was this in history class

  • Nikhil Yadav
    Nikhil Yadav Год назад


  • Vaze Calliah
    Vaze Calliah Год назад

    I would like to see more of anagram puzzles ! One that is pretty familiar as well with us and maybe you could recommend some more for us to solve by ourselves

  • woodstoney
    woodstoney Год назад

    Very nice!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you!

  • Vicarus
    Vicarus Год назад

    Great work as always!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you!

  • prestonian23
    prestonian23 Год назад +1

    those ribs are the bails

  • Nano Mine
    Nano Mine Год назад

    Cricket is the best sports.

  • Dana Ondráčková
    Dana Ondráčková Год назад

    Do you buy those or do you get them from the fans and creators? I would love to get some of the puzzles you are reviewing even when I know the solution :-)

    • Dana Ondráčková
      Dana Ondráčková Год назад

      That is so nice of you. Thanks for the answer and keep the great work :-)

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      I buy all of my puzzles. A few companies have offered to send me puzzles for free, but I've never taken them up on their offer, as I want to make sure I'm always talking about the puzzles that I find the most interesting.
      For this one, if you search "hanayama cast cricket" on google, you should find a few places to buy it!

  • vanoss gaming 2.0
    vanoss gaming 2.0 Год назад

    where do you get these cool puzzles at and how much do they cost?

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      My puzzles come from a few different sources. Some are imported, some are bought at private auction, some are from one-off puzzle competitions that only a few teams are invited to/qualify for.
      This one is by Hanayama (which renamed recently to BePuzzled?) and is widely available. You should be able to get this one off of Amazon!
      Cost is widely variable. Puzzles like this, which are widespread, are usually $10-20, but I've seen some one-of-a-kind-master-craftsman puzzles go for $6+ at auction.

  • Src:Card
    Src:Card Год назад +3

    those ridged pieces are called "bails" as per cricket terminology

  • TheLeporad
    TheLeporad Год назад

    Your name is not Fleb...

  • Safazsc Ⓥ
    Safazsc Ⓥ Год назад


  • Paul Murray
    Paul Murray Год назад +3

    The "ribbed secions" are cricket bails - the two pieces at the top of the wicket.

  • Buttmongrel3
    Buttmongrel3 Год назад

    please post more video more often:)

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      I'm trying!

  • Eoin Morrison
    Eoin Morrison Год назад

    Thanks a bunch, dude. Your videos are well structured, paced, and edited. Keep on doing what you're doing, 'cause you're doing it perfectly.

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you very much! I appreciate the kind words!

  • Sauce Bung BOOCE
    Sauce Bung BOOCE Год назад

    this is some cool stuff fleb

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you!

  • Jordan Squires
    Jordan Squires Год назад

    Do you realize you made the price of the book go up today? It was in my cart on amazon and it went from 12 to 18+shipping. You should get paid.

  • ophello
    ophello Год назад

    Your name is not actually Fleb.

  • canada
    canada Год назад +1

    I don't even solve puzzles but watching them is awesome

  • Dewey Williams
    Dewey Williams Год назад

    Can you suggest some puzzles that you haven't done videos on? I want to start puzzling but I can't stop watching all your videos!

  • Collin
    Collin Год назад +1

    Hey that's my puzzle!

  • Gilbert Serrano
    Gilbert Serrano Год назад

    can you do a suggested puzzle and solve it semi-live as in on camera instead of before you show us?

    IMMORTAL_JOKER Год назад

    I love this channel it's awesome

  • Halinspark
    Halinspark Год назад +5

    When you move the blades to the other side, cant you just flip it the right way around in the process and save a step?

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +2

      You can, yes! The rotation move is a little bit trickier though, and doesn't look as good on camera. I'm not sure if it's intended?

  • Ben HC
    Ben HC Год назад

    love your content, I hope your collection is massive so that we can keep watching you solve your way through it for us

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      It would take me a few years to get through my collection at this pace, and I'm getting new additions all the time!

  • Collin Gordon
    Collin Gordon Год назад

    What an awesome puzzle name

  • Jason Kenneth
    Jason Kenneth Год назад

    Hey Fleb uou should post more often

    • Jason Kenneth
      Jason Kenneth Год назад

      My keyboard is broken by the way.
      Y is really weird and I have to press really hard to get it to respond.

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      I'm trying to!

  • gladman070988
    gladman070988 Год назад +2

    The "studs" are cricket balls and the "ribbed sections" and bails.

  • Matt K
    Matt K Год назад +31

    I would really be interested in seeing a video of you trying to solve a puzzle for the first time and talking us through the different techniques you use. If I recall correctly you completed that flipbook puzzle with a team. Maybe recording that competition and doing a voiceover of it in post would also be interesting.

    • Matt K
      Matt K Год назад +2


    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +36

      I've been thinking about streaming the start of a puzzle competition, like Panda magazine, which is bi-monthly. I'd have to get my team to agree, so we'll see if it happens!

  • Greninjaman864
    Greninjaman864 Год назад

    my doctor says I have skittles pox

  • ItsMaximum
    ItsMaximum Год назад

    I love your content! Each video is a new and different kind of puzzle with a really cool solution.

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Thank you very much!

  • khesed
    khesed Год назад

    LOVED RYB. Loving the videos as well.

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      Thank you!

  • Alex Willis
    Alex Willis Год назад +213

    But can you figure out women, the greatest puzzle know to man?

    • lloyd abcede
      lloyd abcede Год назад +1

      Alex Willis 😂😂

    • Jim Brown
      Jim Brown Год назад +1

      Did she go balls deep in you? Is she a tranny klingon?

    • Klingon 1701
      Klingon 1701 Год назад +1

      awesomebawss2013 / you best be careful my X got the Gold mine and I got the shaft.

    • awesomebawss2013
      awesomebawss2013 Год назад +1

      Alex Willis yeah he has a wife

    • that dude
      that dude Год назад +13

      yes its called money money money boom solved and dig bicks

  • Una the Photographers Assistant
    Una the Photographers Assistant Год назад +86

    I'm going to be ridiculously English here and say the "Studs" are cricket balls, the "ribbed" sections are the wickets, and the 3 long parts are called the stumps. Going to go have a cup of tea now haha! Really like these vids for some reason, keep it up bud!

    • electroswing girl
      electroswing girl 4 месяца назад

      KJP Video Content

    • Una the Photographers Assistant
      Una the Photographers Assistant Год назад +6

      I stand corrected, you are right! I shall drink more tea to make up for this heinous oversight on my part as recompense :D

    • Mr. Pandabites
      Mr. Pandabites Год назад +4

      I came here to say the same thing. I could have sworn it was spelled "bales" (since they look similar to hay bales), but it seems Wikipedia has prven me wrong.

    • BrandNewLtd
      BrandNewLtd Год назад +4

      (The "ribbed sections" are actually the bails, not the wickets. They are the same as the two small sections that fit on top of the wicket. These are what you have to knock off in order to get the batsman out)

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +2

      That wasn't meant to be an insult! You'd be surprised how many times cricket shows up in puzzles!

  • Zachary Pines
    Zachary Pines Год назад

    Hi, Fleb. Before your channel started, I never knew about the amazing world of puzzles. Can you make a video of 'elegant' puzzles? What I mean by that are puzzles where there aren't weird strings and you can lay it flat. They would be able to lay in your room and people might not be 100% sure if it's a puzzle or decoration. Some examples are the hanayama marble and relic.

  • Calimariyum
    Calimariyum Год назад

    He says the word puzzle, especially the "zzle" and his "o" sounds like he is plugging his nose while talking. It sort of annoys me, even though I love his content.

  • Nash Yin
    Nash Yin Год назад +1

    I literally gasp every time you move the puzzle because the puzzle was created so beautifully out of simplicity.

  • WhiteNoise
    WhiteNoise Год назад


    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад


  • Commando Squeak
    Commando Squeak Год назад

    FLEB, the round bits are the balls and the ribbed bits are the two bails which sit on top of the three stumps which make the wicket.

  • Noah Palin
    Noah Palin Год назад

    where do you get these puzzles?

    • Noah Palin
      Noah Palin Год назад


    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      I've collected them over the years. This one is from Hanayama, so it's widely available. Searching google for "hanayama cast cricket" should find a couple sources.

  • astr0nautical
    astr0nautical Год назад

    I solved it in my head before the spoiler break.

  • zinzof
    zinzof Год назад

    Loving these videos. More!!

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад

      Working on it!

  • Martin Bailey
    Martin Bailey Год назад

    I don't know why your channel interests me so much, as I'm not an avid puzzler or anything. I guess it may just be the sincerity with the fun you can have solving something transcendent of time, especially when you see the care and design that goes into these puzzles.

  • Somm3st
    Somm3st Год назад

    "Crickey wicket" lmao

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +1

      You have no idea how many takes it took to get an even passable pronunciation of "cricket wicket"!

  • João Victor
    João Victor Год назад

    puzzle revolution?

  • Jacobsenacc
    Jacobsenacc Год назад

    Hey Fleb, those "ribbed pieces" seem to be parts of the wicket, known as "balls", or the two pieces that balance on the top.

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +2

      That's cool! One day I'll learn all the rules for that game. It comes up in puzzle surprisingly often.

    • R B
      R B Год назад +1

      The ribbed pieces are actually called Bails not Balls. But they do indeed sit on top of the 3 legs. Those 3 legs are known as Stumps. The stumps and the bails together are called the Wickets and this is the target for the bowler.

    • Commando Squeak
      Commando Squeak Год назад +1

      correct the round one are the balls, the ribbed bit is the two bails which sit upon top of the three stumps to make up the wicket.

    • Establishment
      Establishment Год назад

      the round ones are cricket balls but the ribbed thing is idk

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +2

      Cool! Even more thematic!
      I tried to understand cricket before presenting this puzzle, but man, that's a complicated sport!

  • Adam Beskosty
    Adam Beskosty Год назад +2

    You always seem to demonstrate soem truly unique puzzles, FLEB. If I may ask,w hat got you into this hobby?

    • FLEB
      FLEB  Год назад +4

      I got into it, back when I was in high school, which was a long time ago for me! I heard about the US Puzzle Championship and wanted to win! Little did I know how far away that goal really was...