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Cigarette Bar Bet (Posted on 2003-10-15) Difficulty: 5 of 5
A cigarette is standing vertically on its butt. You cannot touch it with any object(solids, liquids or gases). That goes for the foundation also. How can you make it drop? Asking another person to do it does not count.

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Solution Solution. | Comment 18 of 86 |
Do not touch the sucker, No problem.
The butt of a cigarette is a filter.
The filter has humectants which is basically a moisturizing agent for prolonged shelf life. If that was to dry up the physical strenght of the filter would diminish. By raising the heat in the room and using a dehumidifyer (extracts water from the air) you have created an atomsphere that will weaken the structure of the cigarette. the base will shrivel and the cigarette will fall. of course there is a flaw in this solution, what if the base shrivels up equally on all sides. yea yea yea.. whatever. You know the probability of that happening.
  Posted by Mag on 2003-10-19 16:08:23
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