The Place To Be (The Long Wait in the UK version) is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask. The puzzle must be solved in order to progress the story.


This delicatessen is quite the fashionable place to shop for groceries this season! You can always look through the shop window and see a line of people waiting.

The window is largely covered in posters, but can you count how many people are in line today?


Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

Most of the faces are hidden by the posters in the window, and some people are so short that you can't even see the tops of their heads.

So there's no way to count everyone just based on faces and heads.

No one has their feet covered up by posters. Count all the feet you can find, taking care in places where there are several pairs of feet and where their colors blends in with the wall.

Yes, look very carefully for the feet.

Have you missed something? Not all the people in the line have their feet on the floor. Take a look at the whole scene, and count all the feet you can see.

No one in the scene has both of their feet covered by a poster, though that doesn't necessarily mean you'll see everyone's feet below the posters!

One person in the line doesn't have their feet on the floor. One rather young person...



Too bad.

Make sure you haven't overlooked anyone.



There are eight people in line, including a little girl riding piggyback!


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