What did he put in the barrel?


A man has a barrel with filled with oil that weighs 100 pounds, and then he puts something into it. Now the barrel weighs less than 100 pounds.

What did he put in the barrel?

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    A Hole

    anikam Expert Answered on 25th August 2015.
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    a burning match stick,
    it burns the oil away, so the barrel weighs less

    GeNiUs Genius Answered on 28th August 2015.

    Nice thought. Different from the conventional answer “A Hole”.

    on 11th November 2015.
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