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Trick brain teasers appear difficult at first, but they have a trick that makes them really easy.


Puzzle ID:#49257
Fun:*** (2.25)
Difficulty:* (0.48)
Submitted By:incredibotsmasttsg****




How many stars are there above?

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Jan 21, 2012

I said four because there's four stars in the fun section
Jan 22, 2012

Could be 3 or 4 or 7 or none depending on where we are supposed to look - Title, Box, Box plus Title, or Inside the Question Area where there aren't any.

If you're going for cute, at least fix it so it has ONE right answer not four semi-possibles. Cute is okay. Sloppy is - not so fun.
Jan 22, 2012

I said 7... 3 above in the title and 4 in the evaluation box. You should count them all.
Jan 26, 2012

So very easy but fun!
Feb 08, 2012

I said 5... ya know, in the popularity
Feb 24, 2012

Technically, the answer is infinite. If you look up at the night sky there are too many stars to count. The universe is infinite; so are the amount of stars!
Apr 23, 2012

Apr 26, 2012

i got tht!
Jun 12, 2012

Yeah, well, I got 3 and then realizeed in the box there were 4 more, and... I don't relly like puzzles where you could get multiple answers. Especially not trick puzzles.
Oct 18, 2012

6 cuz i got 3 on my web tab too
Dec 11, 2012

Three in the title. (haven't looked at answer yet)
Jan 09, 2013

I got it, but i also see how it could be 7 or 4. I see the stars above in the fun section. Not to mention if Braingle were to ever change their layout, like YouTube is so infamous for doing, they could put the title below it or off to the side, or neglect to show it in general.
Mar 22, 2013

I thought you were referring to the stars up above
May 09, 2013

This just takes common sense people! You just have to read carefully!
Jul 31, 2013

I thought it would be zero because I didn't get that it was the title.
Jul 17, 2014

There are technically eight stars. The gray stars count.
Dec 11, 2016

Jokes on you, cuz the answer is 7 due to the 4 in the popularity box.

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