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The word 'FACETIOUSLY' contains the six vowels, A-E-I-O-U and Y, in their alphabetical order. Can you find another English word that does the same?
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Take some away
Take away my first letter and I am unchanged: Take away my second letter and I am unchanged: Take away all my remaining letters and I am still unchanged! What am I?
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Question and Answer
There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?
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A magician was boasting one day at how long he could hold his breath under water. His record was 6 minutes. A kid that was listening said, that's nothing, I can stay under water for 10 minutes using no types of equipment or air pockets!' The magician told the kid if he could do that, he'd give him $10,000. The kid did it and won the money. Can you figure out how?
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You are in a room that is completely bricked in on all four sides, including the ceiling and floor. You have nothing but a mirror and a wooden table in the room with you. How do you get out?
78,940 ❘ over 3 years ago
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Question and Answer
An old man wanted to leave all of his money to one of his three sons, but he didn't know which one he should give it to. He gave each of them a few coins and told them to buy something that would be able to fill their living room. The first man bought straw, but there was not enough to fill the room. The second bought some sticks, but they still did not fill the room. The third man bought two things that filled the room, so he obtained his father's fortune. What were the two things that the man bought?
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The Babysitter
A babysitter came over one day to babysit 10 children. She decided to give them a snack. In a jar there were 10 cookies. She wants to give each one a cookie, but still keep one in the jar. How will she do it? (WITHOUT BREAKING ANY COOKIES-EACH CHILD HAS TO GET A WHOLE!)
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Question and Answer
Why is milk the fastest thing in the world?
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This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out! Try to do so without any coaching!
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What's hot and yellow and goes round and round and round?
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What Am I?
What Am I? A skin have I, more eyes than one. I can be very nice when I am done. What Am I?
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I am the center of gravity, hold a capital situation in Vienna, and as I am foremost in every victory, am allowed by all to be invaluable. Though I am invisible, I am clearly seen in the midst of a river. I could name three who are in love with me and have three associates in vice. It is vain that you seek me for I have long been in heaven yet even now lie embalmed in the grave. What am I?
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Question and Answer
You are on an island in the middle of a lake. The lake is in a remote part of the country and there has never been a bridge connecting the island to the mainland. Every day a tractor and wagon gives hay rides around the island. Puzzled as to how the tractor had gotten onto the island, you ask around and find out that the tractor was not transported to the island by boat or by air. Nor was it built on the island. Explain how the tractor got there?
58,455 ❘ over 3 years ago
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How can this be?
A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?
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I am the owner of a pet store. If I put in one canary per cage, I have one bird too many. If I put in two canaries per cage, I have one cage too many. How many cages and canaries do I have?
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Question and Answer
Two convicts are locked in a cell. There is an unbarred window high up in the cell. No matter if they stand on the bed or one on top of the other they can't reach the window to escape. They then decide to tunnel out. However, they give up with the tunnelling because it will take too long. Finally one of the convicts figures out how to escape from the cell. What is his plan?
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Question and Answer
There is a barrel with no lid and some wine in it. 'This barrel of wine is more than half full,' said Curly. 'No it's not,' says Mo. 'It's less than half full.' Without any measuring implements and without removing any wine from the barrel, how can they easily determine who is correct?
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Question and Answer
On a fine sunny day a ship was in the harbour. All of a sudden the ship began to sink. There was no storm and nothing wrong with the ship yet it sank right in front of the spectators eyes. What caused the ship to sink?
53,217 ❘ over 3 years ago
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Question and Answer
When is a red-headed idiot like a biscuit?
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James ordered a fishing rod, priced at $3.56. Unfortunately, James is an Eskimo who lives in a very remote part of Greenland and the import rules there forbid any package longer than 4 feet to be imported. The fishing rod was 4 feet and 1 inch, just a little too long, so how can the fishing rod be mailed to James without breaking the rules? Ideally James would like the fishing rod to arrive in one piece!
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Question and Answer
Four jolly men sat down to play, And played all night till break of day. They played for cash and not for fun, With a separate score for every one. When it came time to square accounts, they all had made quite fair amounts. Now, not one has lost and all have gained - Tell me now, this can you explain?
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Question and Answer
After teaching his class all about roman numerals (X = 10, IX = 9 and so on) the teacher asked his class to draw a single continuous line and turn IX into 6. The only stipulation the teacher made was that the pen could not be lifted from the paper until the line was complete?
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What kind of ship never sinks?
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The Secretary
A woman went to visit her bank manager and she took her young daughter with her. The bank manager said that the womans daughter could stay with his secretary during the meeting. When the woman and her daughter left, the secretary turned to the other secretary and said to her, "That little girl was my daughter." How could that be?
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How many times?
How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
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Question and Answer
Feed me and I Live. Give me Drink and I Die. What Am I?
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What Am I?
What am I? I am the black child of a white father, a wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven. I give birth to tears of mourning in pupils that meet me, even though there is no cause for grief, and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air. What am I?
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What's taken before you get it?
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Jen's Book
Jen picked a book off the highest shelf in her room. On the spine she read How to Jog. She ran out of the room and opened the book but found it had absolutely nothing to do with jogging. Please Explain.
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Question and Answer
The word 'FACETIOUSLY' contains the six vowels, A-E-I-O-U and Y, in their alphabetical order. Can you find another English word that does the same?
156,074
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Take some away
Take away my first letter and I am unchanged: Take away my second letter and I am unchanged: Take away all my remaining letters and I am still unchanged! What am I?
135,451
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Question and Answer
There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?
122,433
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A magician was boasting one day at how long he could hold his breath under water. His record was 6 minutes. A kid that was listening said, that's nothing, I can stay under water for 10 minutes using no types of equipment or air pockets!' The magician told the kid if he could do that, he'd give him $10,000. The kid did it and won the money. Can you figure out how?
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You are in a room that is completely bricked in on all four sides, including the ceiling and floor. You have nothing but a mirror and a wooden table in the room with you. How do you get out?
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