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What a yolk!

Brainteaser Answer 12: Just One Box! First, it’s important to note that ALL of the boxes are marked incorrectly…a lot of people miss that fact and thus get the wrong answer. Let’s take a look… You open the box marked BIG and it’s filled of the small eggs. You know that the other two boxes […]

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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The Windowless Room.

Brainteaser Answer 11: First and foremost, for your own reference, name the switches “a, b and c.” Then… Turn on switches a and b. Wait 10 minutes. Turn switch b off. Enter the room. Whichever light bulb is now on, is controlled by switch a (the only one, still on). Feel the other 2 light […]

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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The Petri Dish Puzzle.

Brainteaser Answer 10: 12.59 pm This little cheeky brainteaser depends on a tendency to over-think the question. You really don’t need to consider the ins and outs of bacteria, half-life and decay; you just need to work backwards and use a little bit of common sense! At 1 pm the dish is full. If bacteria […]

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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Mulled Wine.

Brainteaser Answer 9: I’ll let Mr. McClane answer this one for you…

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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The Elves.

Brainteaser Answer 8: It takes one elf 5 minutes to make one doll. Therefore 100 elves making 100 dolls would, of course, still take 5 minutes!

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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Word Games.

Brainteaser Answer 7: It’s a palindrome (the same backwards as it is forwards).

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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The Alphabet Puzzle.

Brainteaser Answer 6: The correct answer is “L.” All of the other letters are made up of 3 straight lines, while L is made up of 2.

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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Christmas Dinner.

Brainteaser Answer 5: It was a grandmother (who is obviously also a mother) mother and daughter who went out for Christmas dinner together!

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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A Christmas Gift.

Brainteaser Answer 4: You have 1/8, 1/4 and 1/2. If you give them a common denominator of 16 then you end up with 2/16, 4/16 and 8/16 and so the answer is… Youngest Child: 2 games. Middle Child: 4 games. Oldest Child: 8 games. Parents: 2 games.

Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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Tracy’s Mom.

Brainteaser Answer 3: The question has already revealed the answer – ‘Tracy’s mother had 4 children’ – the fourth child must be called Tracy!

Posted on Dec 21, 2013

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