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Can you solve this simple riddle without peeking?

People go crazy trying to solve it

Sometimes it’s important to take a break from everyday life and distract yourself with something more relaxing than work or studies. It is especially needed now that our minds rot away looking at a screen all day while technology does most of the thinking for us.

Today’s challenge is considered a simple riddle but it keeps causing thousands online to tear their hair out. No one knows who made it, but it recently made waves on social media.

Are you ready? Here it comes.

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You have a bucket, a cup, and a spoon – Which is the fastest way to empty a bathtub?

Now think for a moment! The answer will come below!

The answer to this simple riddle

Are you ready for the answer?

The correct solution is: Pull out the plug!

No, it wasn’t among the objects we named – but who said those were the only options? If the goal is to empty a bathtub, the fastest way is, without a doubt, to pull out the plug!

What a fun brainteaser! Did you have to peek at the correct answer? Or did you know right from the start?