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The Coffee Pouring Puzzle That’s Messing With People’s Minds

11/11/2017 10:09 PM AEDT | Updated 12/11/2017 1:35 AM AEDT

People have been stewing over the correct answer to a coffee-themed puzzle.

A Twitter user shared the logic quiz, in which coffee is poured into a network of pipes leading to four different cups, on Thursday.

You have to figure out which of the cups will receive coffee first:

The brainteaser sparked plenty of debate:

Some people answered correctly, but many appeared to miss one key point.

Warning: the answer is about to be revealed.

A closer look at the pipes shows that the coffee will actually end up in only one cup ― number 5. That’s because the pathways to the other three cups are all sealed off, as another Twitter user illustrated here:

Bravo to all those who nailed the challenge on their own.

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