Been feeling pretty good about yourself lately? Perhaps like you aren’t a complete moron? That ends now.
Yet another math/logic question, meant for elementary school kids, is fooling somewhat competent adults around the Internet for being, well, too simple
The puzzle displays six numbered parking spots with a car blocking one number from view. The question asks test-takers to identify number on the blocked spot in just 20 seconds
Just flip it over and the answer (87) is annoyingly clear
Cue the collective face-palm
The question was originally created by British puzzle inventor David Bodycombe. According to The Guardian, Bodycombe came up with the puzzle’s idea in a parking lot in Portugal more than 20 years ago and published it in a 2002 IQ puzzle book Read more…