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Three Lightbulbs, Two Rooms, One Answer…

Folk Piece Question: There are two rooms, one room has nothing but three switches. The other room has nothing but three light bulbs. You can only enter each room once. How do you determine which switch corresponds to which light bulb? Also: the walls aren’t transparent. Answer: Flip one on, wait a couple minutes, repeat…. Continue Reading »

Where’s that Polar Bear Going?

Folk Piece Question: You’re standing in a room which is centered perfectly on the south pole. You see a polar bear walk by the window. In what cardinal direction is the polar bear? Answer: North. It can be northeast or northwest.   Background information “I don’t even know where I heard this. Probably when I… Continue Reading »