Scissors

This is a brainteaser.

To play have to have a pair of scissors and you have to pass it around in a circle, any number of people can play. When passing to the person next to you, you must either be passing the scissors CROSSED OR UNCROSSED.

For example, I pass these scissors to you crossed and you receive them from me either crossed or uncrossed. The trick of the game is it has nothing to do with the scissors it is the person legs that become crossed or uncrossed that has to be observed. Once people observe what it is they must keep it to themselves and continue the game until all the other frustrating players get it.

You must be discreet with the legs as you will give it away. The game leader will be telling the players weather they have it right or not and tell them what it actually is until they get it right.

Can be very frustrating, when people start getting it one by one, they must not tell each other once they work it out.

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this game is super fun!! i have played it a different way. for example... well all sat on a circle and had the choice of choosing "one down, one up" "two down" "two up" and it all depended on how feet the person guessing had on the floor. we kept going for awhile and it took everyone a few minutes to understand.



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So what happens if they don't pass it the right way?



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I found this game incredibly frustrating when i first played it, it can be a mistake to play if you don't have a nice group...



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Starting off you're the only person who knows, so do you tell the guest to jsut pass the scissors? But then how do ppl catch on, if your the only one?



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You need to tell ONE other person in the game otherwise it won't work

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JK Party did this game or challenge, whatever you call it. It was so funny. :D:P



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TOTALLY WENT WAY OVER MY HEAD
easier explanation please?



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Sit in a circle and one person knows how to play the game. You cross your legs or open them and pass the scissors. The person you pass it to has to copy your leg position to be able to pass it on

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I DONT GET IT ?!



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Play every Christmas... still catches folk out and very frustrating for those who don't get the trick...



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