Brainteaser: Party Punch

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A man goes to a party, drinks some punch, and then leaves. Everyone else at the party who drinks the punch dies of poison. Why didn't the man die?

Once you've decided on your answer, continue reading to see if you are right.

Highlight this space for the answer: The poison was in the ice cubes. When the man drank the punch, the ice was fully frozen, but as it melted, it poisoned the punch.


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I thought he was the poisoner. @Stephen Ingrum - I thought that was chopped up apple, not ice. Then again, I'm not really a punch person and Australian punch is probably different to American punch
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