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Brain teasers are literally defined as puzzles or problems constructed for one's enjoyment.
There are various types of brain teasers. Including ones that are based on the logical, and the illogical.
Archimedes, a Greek math scholar, is one of the first historical figures to be known to have a huge amount of appreciation for brain riddles.
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A British game show named "BrainTeaser," was cancelled after the production team was found to have been fraudulently misleading viewers.

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## 9 Golf Balls

You know that out of your 9 golf balls there is one that is lighter than the others. But, the light ball is to small a difference for the "hand balance!" You're in luck, the course you're at has a scale, but you can only afford to use it 2 times. How do you figure it out?

Hint:

STEP 1: Divide it into sets of three. If you put one set on either side, it'll either equal the same, or you'll see which set is lighter. Either way, you narrow it down to three balls.

STEP 2: put two of the balls on the scale. If they're equal, the last ball is defective, but if not, the scale will tell you which one is lighter.

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STEP 2: put two of the balls on the scale. If they're equal, the last ball is defective, but if not, the scale will tell you which one is lighter.

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## I Am Bright

Im bright but Im not clever

I burn but Im not a bonfire

I sound like Im a celebrity but Im not famous

I twinkle but Im not an eye

I can be seen at night but Im not the moon

I am a?

I burn but Im not a bonfire

I sound like Im a celebrity but Im not famous

I twinkle but Im not an eye

I can be seen at night but Im not the moon

I am a?

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## A Year Apart Riddle

Bidding farewell, Macy said to her friend that she would "see her next year" even though they had a lunch date scheduled for the following day? How is this possible?

Hint:

It was December, 31st and their lunch date was on January 1st which is after New Years, the 'next year'

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## What Has 4 Eyes But Can't See

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## Portia's Favored Suitor

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## Counterfeit Coins Riddle

You are given eight coins and told that one of them is counterfeit. The counterfeit one is slightly heavier than the other seven. Otherwise, the coins look identical. Using a simple balance scale, how can you determine which coin is counterfeit using the scale only twice?

Hint:

First weigh three coins against three others. If the weights are equal, weigh the remaining two against each other. The heavier one is the counterfeit. If one of the groups of three is heavier, weigh two of those coins against each other. If one is heavier, its the counterfeit. If theyre equal weight, the third coin is the counterfeit.

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## Chopped Or Strangled Riddle

You are walking when you come upon a monster. A riddle he asks you:

If you tell the truth, I will strangle you.

If you tell a lie, then I will chop your head off.

How do you get out of this matter?

If you tell the truth, I will strangle you.

If you tell a lie, then I will chop your head off.

How do you get out of this matter?

Hint:

Either say You will chop my head off, or say You will strangle me. For if you say, you will chop my head off he would say that it would be false. Making him chop your head off, but therefore making the statement true, so he would strangle you. But then that would make the statement false, leaving you free.

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## The Person In The Coffin

There is a coffin, the mother of the person in the coffin is the mother-in-law of your mother, who is the person in the coffin?

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## The Daily Ride Riddle

You ride on me every day but barely notice,

Im hot and cold at the very same time,

Im the densest of my clan,

And my first three help you enjoy music.

What am I?

Im hot and cold at the very same time,

Im the densest of my clan,

And my first three help you enjoy music.

What am I?

Hint:

Earth. Most people dont stop to think that theyre hurtling through space on a huge planet. At any given time the Earth has burning hot magma and freezing arctics at the same time. The Earth is the densest planet and the first three letters, ear help you listen to music.

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## Pointing Without Fingers

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