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Coffee puzzle leaves Twitter totally stumped which cup would be filled up first?
Daily Mail ^ | 10 November 2017 | Bianca London

Posted on 11/11/2017 4:44:14 AM PST by mairdie

Brainteaser shows a funnel of coffee being poured into different pipes

Poster asked her followers to guess which cup received coffee first

People were left stumped by the confusing brainteaser on social media

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: brainteaser; game
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To: Mercat

I agree its 5 the others don’t have an unblocked path to the cup.


161 posted on 11/11/2017 7:20:28 AM PST by datricker (Cut Taxes Repeal ACA Deport DACA - Americans First, Build the Wall, Lock her up MAGA!)
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To: mairdie

#9 as it will be the first cup to receive coffee based upon the tube opennings, location of the spickets, and an equal or larger tube size if the coffee enters all tubes evenly and freely. But the first cup to be filled is mine as I am not going to waste the money and time trying to prove anything that has no need. I leave that to people that follow twitter or Facebook. So the best way is not to play. How about a nice game of chess?

rwood


162 posted on 11/11/2017 7:35:22 AM PST by Redwood71
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To: mairdie

Not Enough Coffee!


163 posted on 11/11/2017 7:39:05 AM PST by Big Red Badger (UNSCANABLE in an IDIOCRACY!)
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To: Big Red Badger

And Jimmy Crack Corn...


164 posted on 11/11/2017 7:43:50 AM PST by Big Red Badger (UNSCANABLE in an IDIOCRACY!)
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To: GnuThere

#5, and only # 5


165 posted on 11/11/2017 7:46:54 AM PST by OregonRancher (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints)
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To: mairdie

9


166 posted on 11/11/2017 7:48:14 AM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: mairdie

9. Look at the levels of the pipes. On the left, the coffee would start draining off to the left before reaching the level of the pipe on the right. Then, becausse the pipe going to cup 4 is blocked, the coffee will drain into the 9 cup. Unless you pour very fast it’s unlikely that any coffee will get to cup 5.


167 posted on 11/11/2017 9:32:02 AM PST by Hootowl
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To: I want the USA back

Can’t. Pipes to 4 and 7 are blocked.


168 posted on 11/11/2017 9:33:29 AM PST by Hootowl
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To: mairdie

Five is the only one not blocked.


169 posted on 11/11/2017 9:47:54 AM PST by right way right (May we remain sober over mere men, for God really is our one and only true hope.)
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To: petercooper

4 9 and 7 have blockages. Only 5 does not.


170 posted on 11/11/2017 11:02:41 AM PST by ro_dreaming (Chesterton, 'Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It's been found hard and not tried')
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To: mairdie
Wow! Bad flashbacks...'s 4 & 7! Been there done had that!

Thank goodness for those laser instruments...

171 posted on 11/11/2017 11:05:20 AM PST by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: All
I had one of those Chemex coffee makers. It’s good looking, but the filters can be hard to find. I’ll take 4.

Forget about the problem, I'm impressed that they show a Chemex pot to demonstrate!

We are on our third Chemex pot in 45 years. Two broke in very unusual ways, so they are very durable.

My work-around for the filters is to double-up the 12 cup Brew Rite filters, fold and pre-wet accordingly. Seems to emulate the Chemex filtration flow rate.

172 posted on 11/11/2017 11:05:30 AM PST by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: petercooper

I thought it was #4. I didn’t even notice the blockage. Wow. Good for you and the other observant Freepers. Maybe my excuse is that I am using a cellphone with a smaller image. ;-)


173 posted on 11/11/2017 11:08:57 AM PST by KittyKares (Drain the Swamp)
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To: ctdonath2

Even worse, people are still getting it wrong after 175 posts. And of course they also know the real reasons for the Vegas shootings, the Twin Towers, the Kennedy assassination, and other mysteries.


174 posted on 11/11/2017 11:32:45 AM PST by 11Bush
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To: mairdie

If you were to switch cups #7 and #5, then #7 would fill first.


175 posted on 11/11/2017 11:41:01 AM PST by HandyDandy ("Do you think the rain will hurt the rhubarb?")
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To: mairdie

Assuming we’re still subject to gravity it’s #4.


176 posted on 11/11/2017 11:44:10 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: ClearCase_guy

9 is blocked at the end. The only one open all the way through is 5.


177 posted on 11/11/2017 11:45:46 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: ClearCase_guy

#9 is blocked. #5 is the winner but does the pot have enough coffee?


178 posted on 11/11/2017 11:53:17 AM PST by Safetgiver (Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: mairdie

#5 is the only one that can fill. The others all have closed off line that will keep them from getting coffee.


179 posted on 11/11/2017 11:54:31 AM PST by Tammy8 (Please be a regular supporter of Free Republic !)
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To: 11Bush

>>Even worse, people are still getting it wrong after 175 posts.

That is absolutely amazing. I’m enjoying this so much.


180 posted on 11/11/2017 12:04:29 PM PST by mairdie
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