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Unscrew a Lightbulb

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.


Puzzle ID:#819
Fun:*** (2.1)
Difficulty:** (1.34)
Submitted By:Michelle***
Corrected By:triskit




If you screw a lightbulb into a socket by turning the bulb toward the right with your right hand, which way would you turn the socket with your left hand in order to unscrew it while holding the bulb stationary?

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Don Ray
Dec 08, 2001

Not necessarily. It depends on how your holding the socket. If you hold the bulb stationary with your right hand with the palm up facing you, and grab the socket from the top with your left hand, you would rotate the socket to the left, or counterclockwise from your point of view, to loosen it.
Aug 09, 2002

You don't screw things to the right or to the left, clockwise or anticlockwise, which depend on your perspective
Nov 14, 2003

It also depends on whether you have the light globe facing towards you or away from you.
Sep 20, 2005

got it. And Michelle, your question and answer are fine. Based on the fact that you said "if you turn it to the RIGHT", your answer is correct and accurate. keep em comong!

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