What is the word or phrase for this point in time during solving a puzzle?
You have collected a bunch of pieces with the same colors and patterns, so you know that they generally go together. However, you know they are going to be hard to figure out how to assemble, so you have been putting off addressing them.
What’s the word for the moment when you finally collect your cottage, take a deep breath, and attack the problem?
Puzzle solvers out there, do not let me think that I am the only one who knows this phenomenon first hand.