WHETHER IT WAS MATH PUZZLES, LOGIC PUZZLES, OR WORD SCRAMBLES, 2012 WAS TRULY THE YEAR OF THE “NABIR STASEER.”* Sometimes it felt like you couldn’t open a newspaper, read a magazine, or go out for a drink with friends without encountering a spectacular brain teaser that challenged your intellect and brought a smile to your face — and a spring in your step from being so close to such a great brain teaser.
(*BRAIN TEASER — the letters have been scrambled)
Nobody knows why there were so many brain teasers this year: Is it due to computers? Apps on your phone? Or just the need of a nation to come together and enjoy some quality brain teasers? Whatever the reason, let’s all agree on one thing: 1.) 2012 was a great year for brain teasers.
And now, the moment you assholes have been waiting for — THE TOP TEN BRAIN TEASERS OF 2012:
10. Number puzzles
8. Word scrambles
7. Quotation codes
6. Crossword puzzles
5. (TIE) Computer chess / Words
4. Gender ambiguity
3. “You stumped me, my friend”
2. Tricky brain teasers
1. Brain teasers unlike anything seen before