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Who Stole the Money

A man placed a $100 dollar bill on his desk and left for work. When he returned back the money was gone. He has three suspects: the cook, the maid and the electrician.

The cook said he put the bill under a book on his desk to keep it safe. The man checked and it is no longer there.

The maid said she moved the bill to the inside of the book between page 1 and 2 while she was cleaning. Again, the man checked the book and there was nothing between page 1 and 2.

The electrician said he saw the bill sticking out of the book and he moved it between page 2 and 3 to keep it safe.

Who stole the money?

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Magic Lamp

Fred, Bob and John stumble across a magic lamp. A genie pops out and grants them each the opportunity to make a wish.

Fred goes first, “I wish I could be forever alive.”
Bob goes next, “I wish the word ‘alive’ actually meant ‘dead'”.
John goes last, “I wish Bob and Fred were dead”.

After all is said and done, who of the three is alive and who is dead?

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3 Light Switches for 1 Light Bulb

You have a set of 3 light switches outside a closed door. One of them controls the incandescent light bulb inside the room. With the door closed from outside the room, you can turn the light switches on or off as many times as you would like.

You can go into the room – one time only – to see the light. You cannot see the whether the light is on or off from outside the room, nor can you change the light switches while inside the room.

No one else is in the room to help you. The room has no windows.

Based on the information above, how would you determine which of the three light switches controls the light inside the room?

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