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# Riddles

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• 09-07-2008 11:27pm
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Okay so I really just want to start a new lasting thread.......:)

But may also be interesting,

I'll start it off obviously

How far into the woods can you go????????

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Half way....or something... isn't it?

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Half way....or something... isn't it?

Yeah, half way, any further and you are going out of the woods.

Come on lets keep it going.

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I've got none, someone else can post one if they like

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I've got none, someone else can post one if they like
walk into the centre,turn and sway

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Good idea for a thread. Hopefully people won't just search for the answers to these .

Here's one that annoyed me when I was told it first:

If you divide thirty by a half and add ten, what is the answer?

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70?:o

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malice_ wrote: »
Good idea for a thread. Hopefully people won't just search for the answers to these .

Here's one that annoyed me when I was told it first:

If you divide thirty by a half and add ten, what is the answer?

30/.5 =60 + 10 =70 surely?

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70?:o
Correct! You'd be surprised how many people will answer 25 .

Here's a good one:

He who builds it, builds it to sell it,
He who buys it doesn't want it
He who uses it never sees it.
What is it?

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70?:o

Sorry beaten to it.

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malice_ wrote: »
Correct! You'd be surprised how many people will answer 25 .

Here's a good one:

He who builds it, builds it to sell it,
He who buys it doesn't want it
He who uses it never sees it.
What is it?

Coffin?

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malice_ wrote: »
Correct! You'd be surprised how many people will answer 25 .

Here's a good one:

He who builds it, builds it to sell it,
He who buys it doesn't want it
He who uses it never sees it.
What is it?

My house

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Coffin?
Correct again. Maybe I should try to find some more difficult ones? :P

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malice_ wrote: »
Correct again. Maybe I should try to find some more difficult ones? :P

Haha don't i'm no good at them
I've one

If it takes half an hour to dig a hole, how long does it take to dig half a hole

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If it takes half an hour to dig a hole, how long does it take to dig half a hole

You can't dig half a hole.

What can you put into a barell of water to make it lighter??

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Thats a good one but see can u get this one
What can go down a down spout, down
but cant go up a down spout up
clue a down spout is a drain pipe ok

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whats the only number that can be multiplied or added to itself and still give the same answer?

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esminyos wrote: »
whats the only number that can be multiplied or added to itself and still give the same answer?

0?

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a hole

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Okay, it's an old one but there is an actual answer to this one....

Which came first, the chicken of the egg?

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MB74 wrote: »
Okay, it's an old one but there is an actual answer to this one....

Which came first, the chicken of the egg?

Hah! I didn't know there was an answer to that!

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esminyos wrote: »
What can go down a down spout, down
but cant go up a down spout up
clue a down spout is a drain pipe ok
I haven't a clue what the answer to this is.
poppers wrote: »
What can you put into a barell of water to make it lighter??
Air?

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MB74 wrote: »
Okay, it's an old one but there is an actual answer to this one....

Which came first, the chicken of the egg?

The egg....
Eggs were around for millions of years before chickens

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malice_ wrote: »
I haven't a clue what the answer to this is.

Air?

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Hah! I didn't know there was an answer to that!

It's one of those logical but really annoyingly stupid answers that's makes you want to punch the person for asking the question. I'll wait a little bit longer to get punched though!!!:D

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emaherx wrote: »
Ah yes, I wasn't sure but now I see the post you're referring to. I was nearly right .
MB74 wrote: »
It's one of those logical but really annoyingly stupid answers that's makes you want to punch the person for asking the question. I'll wait a little bit longer to get punched though!!!:D
I know the answer's going to be annoying but so's the waiting!

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Missed that someone had already answered it right already, yeah the egg came first. Dinosaurs were having eggs long before the chicken arrived.......now isn't that such an annoying answer to an age old question.

Bet you someone is going to ask that in the pub this weekend!!!

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esminyos wrote: »
Thats a good one but see can u get this one
What can go down a down spout, down
but cant go up a down spout up
clue a down spout is a drain pipe ok

Okay officially confused by the question, I hope the answer clears it up, think we are all waiting...

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esminyos wrote: »
Thats a good one but see can u get this one
What can go down a down spout, down
but cant go up a down spout up
clue a down spout is a drain pipe ok

the rain???????

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esminyos wrote: »
whats the only number that can be multiplied or added to itself and still give the same answer?

2????