This Viral Riddle Has Internet Uses Pulling Out Their Hair, Can You Open the Lock Using These Clues?
This Viral Riddle Has Internet Uses Pulling Out Their Hair, Can You Open the Lock Using These Clues?
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This Viral Riddle Has Internet Uses Pulling Out Their Hair, Can You Open the Lock Using These Clues?

With social distancing and confinement in full swing, social media users are doing everything they can to keep from being bored during this time we're all supposed to be doing nothing.

From Instagram fitness challenges to TikTok Dance challenges it seems as though anything is fair game when it comes to diverting our attention from the reality that is self-isolation.

Another way people have been keeping others amused is through the sharing of brain teasers or quizzes aimed at challenging others intellect or powers of perception.

Recently, a riddle has gone viral that tests just that. The riddle itself poses a hypothetical question asking:

Can use open the lock using these clues?

The clues are as follows:

682: One digit is right and in its place
614: One digit is right but in the wrong place
206: Two digits are right but both are in the wrong place
738: All digits are wrong
380: One digit is right but in the wrong place

The lock is a padlock that is opened using 3 digits as you may have assumed. So go ahead, test yourself! Remember that the riddle is designed to test your powers of deduction in order to arrive at the correct answer.

Some users have gotten so frustrated, they came up with totally unrelated answers. Like this clueless Twitter user:

Having trouble? Check out the video above for the correct answer.

By Eric Allen

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