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Brainteaser: Mystery Product

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The person who made it had no use for it; the person who bought it didn't want it; and the one who finally ended up with it, never even knew about it. What was it?

Continue reading for the answer.

Highlight here for the answer: A coffin.


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A friend of mine built a coffin in college (he's a woodworker), so tombstone works just as well. You can pre-order anything, really. He used it for Halloween, but I'm sure he still has it kicking around.
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Hmmm....this is a iffy one. Do you necessarily not want something if you buy it for someone else? I wanted cat food when I bought it but - despite it looking tasty - I didn't eat it myself.
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