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  • Place a straw in a bottle and tell your friends that you can move the liquid into the glass

  • without moving the bottle, or sucking on the straw. To win the bet, simply place your lips

  • around the top of the bottle, and blow. The liquid will shoot out of the straw.

  • Place a matchbox on an upturned glass and tell your friends that they have to make it

  • stand upright with a single flick. You can do it every time. However, when your friends

  • have a go, turn the matchbox over so the bottom of the drawer is on top. Now it's impossible.

  • Arrange eight matchsticks like this to make a fish swimming in this direction. And challenge

  • your friends to move just three of the matchsticks and make the fish move in the opposite direction.

  • To win the bet, just move this matchstick. And this one. And this one.

  • Place two plastic glasses together and challenge your friends to separate the glasses without

  • touching them. To win the bet, just blow between them.

  • Tell your friends that you can say fifty words in just thirty seconds, but without using

  • the letters A B or C. To win the bet, just count One Two Three Four and so on, right

  • up to the number fifty. We're half way through, and here's the Quirkology

  • goat. This bet involves a mug, a teaspoon and a

  • fork. Place the spoon here, and the fork under the spoon, and challenge your friends to move

  • the spoon into the mug but by only touching the end of the fork. To win the bet, gently

  • hit the fork. Challenge your friends to balance a credit

  • card on a glass, and then balance some coins on one side of the glass. They will fail every

  • time. All you need to do is place as much water in the glass as possible. Place the

  • card onto it, and the water tension will allow you to balance the coins.

  • Challenge your friends to balance the edge of a large piece of paper onto their finger. To win the

  • bet, just fold the paper diagonally in half, then fold back one side like this, the other

  • side like this, and you will be able to balance the paper on your fingertip.

  • For this bet, place some matches on the table and explain to your friends that they have

  • to balance this plastic glass between the other two using what's just on the table.

  • Tell them that if they are successful then they can win some money. In fact the matches

  • were a red herring. To win the bet, fold the note up like this, place it between the two

  • other glasses, and balance the other glass on top.

  • Secretly run pencil lead around the edge of a coin. Then hand the coin to your friend

  • and tell them they can keep it if they can roll the coin down their nose. You'll lose

  • the bet but they will end up looking silly. When they see themselves in the mirror they

  • will be angry then sad.

Place a straw in a bottle and tell your friends that you can move the liquid into the glass

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10 Amazing Bets You Will Always Win

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