A man lives on the tenth floor of a building. Every day he takes the elevator to go down to the ground floor to go to work or to go shopping. Lateral Thinking Puzzlers has ratings and 11 reviews. Ashraful said: I had seen the name of the book in ‘Art and Craft of Problem Solving’ where the. Lateral thinking puzzles are strange situations where you are given a small amount of Paul Sloane was described in the Independent as the ‘king of the lateral.

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Jana rated it liked it Jan 18, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Despite its flaws, there’s plenty of enjoyment to be had, and I’ll be buying the author’s other lateral thinking books.

This one probably has more variations than any other. Nearby is a broken bowl. But it’s something new to improve and develop my concept for lateral thinking, thank you! Paul Vittay rated it really liked it Oct 04, However, as a longtime fan of such puzzles, more often than not I knew a solution due to prior knowledge and NOT due to personal ability.

Carol Ann rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Desperate for food, they had agreed to amputate their left arms in order to eat them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Lateral Thinking Puzzlers

They look forward to it every Friday! Jul 25, James Swenson rated it really liked it. Because they pxul not born of women, they had never had umbilical cords and therefore they never had navels.

Why did they do this? One person, who knows the answer, acts as quizmaster. You don’t have to have any external skill except sharp peripheral vision.

Victoria Mnz rated it liked it Feb 04, He stopped when he reached a hotel at which point he knew he was bankrupt. One of them was a doctor and he cut the arms off his two companions. Here are nearly a hundred mind-benders, from easy psul fiendishly hard, that make you think laterally in order to explain the set of circumstances surrounding a seemingly inexplicable situation.

They have sold over 2 million copies and been translated into many languages.

Lateral Thinking Puzzlers by Paul Sloane

The barn is completely empty except for a dead man hanging from the middle of the central rafter. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This simple little puzzle stumps many people. Unfortunately, my skill to think is most of left brain so i have many wrong answers.

I go this for a road trip and now use it as a team building exercise for work. By asking good questions and getting some leading hintsshe thought of the answer just as it was time to leave, to the great relief of the dentist’s receptionist.


These include some of the most famous but being the first in an tbinking expanding series it’s nowhere near them all – or even all of the best.

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We all join in recommending the book. How did he do it? This one seems perfectly logical but it can sometimes spark fierce theological arguments!

Michael Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing Sep 03, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. These puzzles are great fun and at the same time they teach techniques for questioning, testing assumptions, using your imagination and piecing together clues.

It requires plenty of good questions.

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