Today’s Challenge: This old riddle makes people lose count

How we deal with problems varies greatly from person to person. Some people immediately start analyzing every little detail to figure out how to solve the challenge ahead. Others, with a more artistic side, think about why the problem looks the way it does and can come up with more creative answers.

Regardless of whether you have a logical or creative mind, it’s always nice to solve brainteasers. Exercising the brain will help you relieve some stress and you’ll feel fresh and rested afterward.

Working out those brain cells can be done in several ways.

If you search online, there are millions of fun challenges ready for you to solve.

Can you solve this old riddle?

In recent times, old riddles have been popping up on social media, taking the newer generation by surprise.

These puzzles take us, adults, back to our childhood, back when most riddles came in magazines and newspapers.

These challenges are seldom simple, and you have to think a little outside the box to figure them out.

The riddle below is a perfect example of that.

Can you figure out the answer?

Here, in the picture below, comes today’s challenge.

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Image source: The Laugh Club / Newsner

“The day before yesterday, I was 17 years old. But next year I will turn 20. How is that possible?”

The riddle seems anything but simple. How can that be possible?

A small clue: try to think outside the box to solve this mystery.

If you can’t find the answer, we’ll tell you below.

Here is the solution

If you could not come up with the answer: no worries. Many have pulled out their hair in despair over this mystery.

Below the next picture, you’ll find the correct answer.

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Image source: Pixabay

Answer: I made the statement on January 1, and my birthday is on December 31.

Far from simple, whether you have a logical or creative mind!

Did you solve the riddle? Congratulations to you then. You should be proud of your problem-solving skills!

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