Funstuff and Inspiration > Fun Trick Questions

Discussion in 'Funstuff and Inspiration' started by DanceMentor, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    I made this one up myself, but maybe you have more (hopefully try to make one up too).

    Question 1:
    I have a total of 8 unopened pudding pops in two boxes. One box has one less pudding pop inside. How is this possible?

    Question 2:
    Then I invite over 8 friends for a party at my house, and my wife gives every single guest a pudding pop, how is it that I have 4 pudding pops remaining at the end of the party?
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2016
  2. SwingingAlong

    SwingingAlong Active Member

    is it because you are not counting the opened ones?

    A person walks into a store, and picks up an item. He shows the storekeeper the item and asks the storekeeper "how much for 1?" The storekeeper replies "$2.00". He nods and asks, "how much for 12?" The answer is $4.00. He the says, I'll have 120, thanks" and is charged $6.00
    What was he buying?
     
  3. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    They are still in their wrapper (maybe should have said "whole")
     
  4. twnkltoz

    twnkltoz Well-Known Member

    1. The boxes are different sizes
    2. Not everyone ate theirs
     
  5. RiseNFall

    RiseNFall Well-Known Member

    The pops are unopened, but the boxes are open.

    Some of the guests were not single. :)

    He was buying numbers.
     
  6. SwingingAlong

    SwingingAlong Active Member

    you are clever:dancingbanana:
     
  7. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    Yes, some guests were not single, and there was a box of 7 inside another box that only contained 1 (but 8 total).
    (thanks to fascination for part the idea for this one)
     

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