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Two Candles



 

Puzzle ID:#2311
Fun:*** (2.26)
Difficulty:*** (2.24)
Category:Other
Submitted By:mishiko**
Corrected By:aprilsprings29

 

 

 



You have two candles that you have to mount on a wall and you also have to light them. You have a box of matches, and six thumb tacks. How do you do it?


Answer

Empty the matchbox. Then thumb tack it to the wall. Put the candles on the box and secure them with thumb tacks. Once you have done that, light the candles.
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Comments

Gizzer*
Aug 02, 2002

Use melted wax to secure the candles and save some tacks.
drussel3*us*
Jun 08, 2005

Where is the logic??? You could tack the candles to the wall, yu didn't say their size (birthday candles). If they were too big, it would knock the box down. You could wax the candles to the wall.
Smart_AlexAph*
May 31, 2006

I'm sorry, but this is one of the stupidest I've ever seen. I'm sorry, but you could've done WAY better.
mosca*us*
Sep 08, 2007

My solution was a bit like Gizzer's except I would put the thumb tacks into the wall to support the candles, melt wax over them to make a platform and to make the candles stick to the platform. The candles might have been too heavy for the matchbox to hold up.

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