Name
15 - 6 = 10

Aka
Matchematics

Crew
One

Victims
Kids and drunk guys in bars.

The Scam
The con artist lays out 15 matches in the pattern below. He then bets his victim that he can remove SIX matches and be left with TEN.

match.jpg


To win, the con artist removes the six matches that leave the pattern below.

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So the con artist is left with "Ten"

Variations
Other match related bar bets include Match Burn, Moving Match Stick, and The Bent Match.

Take
This bar bet is called 'an eye roller'. Even you bet real money on it, all your going to get is the victim rolling their eyes at you!

Keywords
Bar Bet, Eye Roller.

Created by Nicholas J. Johnson
Australia's Honest Con Man
www.conman.com.au





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