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Elevator brain teaser puzzle

elevator brain teaser puzzle

An elevator is on the ground floor.

There are four people in the elevator including me.

When the elevator reaches the first floor, one person gets out and three people get in.

The elevator goes up to the second floor, 2 people get out 6 people get in.

It then travels to the next floor up, no-one gets out but 12 people get in.

Halfway up to the next floor the elevator cable snaps and it plummets down the shaft to the ground floor.

Everyone else dies in the elevator. However, I survived.

How did I survive?


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