This Riddle On ‘Who Gets The Coffee First’ Is Super Tricky. Try It Out!

You may have seen this type of game before, where you are supposed to decide which water tank gets filled up first. This one’s better. It has coffee in it. So stay tuned!

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Most riddles and puzzles are tricky and deceptive to a certain degree. That’s what makes them so interesting and appealing for our brains. When we figure one out, we often feel like we’ve just unveiled all the mysteries in the Universe. If only…

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If you’re a fan of these kinds of games, chances are you will solve this right away. Right? Not so fast. So let’s see.

The question is: who gets coffee first?

Tip: you don’t need to be a physics mastermind to figure it out. Paying attention will do.

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So, who gets coffee first?

With more than 2000 retweets and 4500 likes, this coffee riddle has made everyone on the internet lose their mind over it.

Some people have answered this: “4, 9, 7, 5 in that order” and the most common answer was 4. But is this accurate? Others even said that all 4 cups will get it at the same time.

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None of the answers above are correct. So which is it?

Before we go on, just take a closer look at the pipes instead of how the maze is built. Tricky, huh?

The answer has been right in front of you this whole time. The truth is only one cup gets coffee and that is cup number 5. How so?


All of the other pipes are completely blocked off which means liquid (in this case, coffee) can’t pass through. Ta-da!

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Easy, right?

That’s what we thought.

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