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How to win a bet and amaze someone with a paperclip

Lengthy title. Yes. But the process takes seconds to learn and perform. Here's a challenge almost everyone will fail at.... except you! After these tips, be prepared to leave everyone amazed!

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Start with a glass of water.

Start with a glass of water.

Challenge a friend to make the paperclip float. The clip will sink, unless they know about this trick, but most people don't. You should try yourself before seeing the secret!

Challenge a friend to make the paperclip float. The clip will sink, unless they know about this trick, but most people don't. You should try yourself before seeing the secret!

If you just heard about this trick, try the beginner method by bending a paper clip into an L shape...

If you just heard about this trick, try the beginner method by bending a paper clip into an L shape...

balancing another one on the L...

balancing another one on the L...

, and dipping it in the water.

, and dipping it in the water.

It will float!

It will float!

After you get some practice with that, it's time to try the advanced method! This way leaves people speechless. Dip the clip in the water gently.

After you get some practice with that, it's time to try the advanced method! This way leaves people speechless. Dip the clip in the water gently.

Let it go and it it will float! This definitely takes some practice, but this way people don't find out your secret. It's easier to do it when it's dry, but it still works either way.

Both methods work with all sizes of paper clips! Thanks for viewing, I hope you have fun trying this out!

Both methods work with all sizes of paper clips! Thanks for viewing, I hope you have fun trying this out!

  • 1.0 Paper Clip (Advanced)
  • 2.0 Paper Clips (Beginner)
  • 1.0 Glass of water
  • 1.0 Person to bet against!