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    Can you do this? Solution posted below.

    Here's the challenge. Can you balance 12 nails on the head of one nail?

    Solution to follow....
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    The wooden block is simply to hold the nail, and is not part of the solution. The 12 nails must balance only on the head of the nail in the block.

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    Can I use a magnet? :P
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    NO magnets. Nothing holds the nails on but balance and gravity.

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    I would bundle them all up with a rubber band or glue and stick it down over the nail in the board. You didn't post any do's or don'ts So I guess it like love and war
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    OH, Oh, I really got it this time Stick all the nails in a potato and then stick the potato into the nail in the board. It may look like a spiked teenager but that's another do'er
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    The challenge is to balance the nails. There is no glue, magnet, rubber bands, tape etc involved.

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    or potatoes, but I like the way you think Royall.

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    SOLUTION!!

    Here it is:
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    Oh That trick..... I thought is was something new Really though that pretty cool I'd have never thought of that. I was thinking along the lines of "impossible" like end to end
    Aloha,

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