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This is a very long shot, I know. When I was a kid I had this book.... I think it may have been one of my mothers books, maybe from the 60s-80s


It was full of logic puzzles and brain teasers. It wasn't a cheapie newsagents book, it was a decent size, maybe 150 pages? The style sort of reminds me of the brown paper school book, I hate mathematics type thing, it was a book meant to be read through, which is what has me thinking of it. The cover was yellow, the letters were bubble style, maybe white with coloured patterns? There might have been a trivia fact on the cover about birthdays. There may have also been some rather politically incorrect or no-longer-acceptable puzzles, including one about a suicide cult and where to stand in the circle to be the last man standing lol (gotta love the 70s) 


Really wishing I could remember the book because I used to spend hours reading it and puzzling stuff out. It was quite well done. Probably no one here will remember some random brain teaser book but it's worth a shot.

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Probably not this specific one, but a member of the genre; it sounds like a bathroom book to me. They contain funny anecdotes, brain teasers and trivia. https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=-9oenfdRQ4wC&source=productsearch&utm_source=HA_Desktop_US&utm_medium=SEM&utm_campaign=PLA&pcampaignid=MKTAD0930BO1&gl=US&gclid=CKGe3LG2n8oCFQOtvAodAAgKPg&gclsrc=ds

Does this seem like the right kind of book?


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A google search for "brain teasers and trivia books" brought up an astounding number of possibilites. Did you wan tthe one specific book, of just some like it?


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It doesn't look like any of the bathroom books there

I was hoping to find the specific book, childhood memories and all, thanks anyway :D


When I've been stuck like this in a past, I put in the best search terms I can think of, then do a good image search.  It is easier to scan through book covers quickly that way.  Sometimes it works!  

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Was it related to the Wayside School Books? Like a stand alone puzzle book?


ETA: I had the sideways arithmetic from wayside school book, and it sounds similar.



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