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The best riddles are enigmas wrapped up in a puzzle and shrouded in mystery. It is up to you to unravel the secret and solve the riddles until that “A-ha!” moment that leaves you feeling so satisfied.  The best riddles are the ones that challenge your mind and require your ability to look beyond the words and if the riddle stumps your friends that’s a bonus! We are always adding intriguing new riddles so check back often!

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How do you fix a jack-o-lantern?

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With a pumpkin patch.

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Pick a number from 1-10, multiply it by 2, add ten, divide it by 2, now subtract the number that you have from the number you picked. What is it?

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Do you have 5?

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You can touch me,

You can break me,

You should win me if you want to be mine.

What am I?

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A heart.

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The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

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What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?

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What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?

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David's father has three sons: Snap, Crackle, and _____?

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Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

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You live in a one story house made entirely of redwood. What color would the stairs be?

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A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet?

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Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?

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What has six faces, but does not wear makeup, has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see? What is it?

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A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him underwater 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 not alive, but I grow; I don't have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?

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What runs around the whole yard without moving?

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Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, that is enough for all of us, we will have one each. How can this be possible?

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What can you catch but never throw?

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A bus driver was heading down a street in Colorado. He went right past a stop sign without stopping, he turned left where there was a "no left turn" sign, and he went the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he went on the left side of the road past a cop car. Still - he didn't break any traffic laws.  Why not?

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Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?

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I am something people love or hate. I change peoples appearances and thoughts. If a person takes care of them self I will go up even higher. To some people I will fool them. To others I am a mystery. Some people might want to try and hide me but I will show. No matter how hard people try I will Never go down. What am I?

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Only one color, but not one size,
Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies.
Present in sun, but not in rain,
Doing no harm, and feeling no pain.
What is it?

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Who is that with a neck and no head, two arms and no hands?  What is it?

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If eleven plus two equals one, what does nine plus five equal?

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Riddle:

David's father has three sons: Snap, Crackle, and _____?

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What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you?

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I make two people out of one. What am I?

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What is more useful when it is broken?

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I am white when I am dirty, and black when I am clean. What am I?

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Why is Europe like a frying pan?

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Samuel was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?

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How do you spell COW in thirteen letters?

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There are two monkeys on a tree and one jumps off. Why does the other monkey jump too?

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A pet shop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said "Parrot repeats everything it hears". Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn't say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot.

How can this be?

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How do you make the number 7 even without addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division?

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Can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?

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How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4?

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Riddle:

How many sides does a circle have?

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How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?

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This sentence is frequently asked of small children. Each word in the sentence can be replaced by a letter. What is the sentence?

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Sally Johnson called 911 when she first noticed Theodore was missing, but the operator told her there was nothing the police could do until Theodore was missing for at least 24 hours. The 911 operator told Miss Johnson that Theodore would probably be found because, based on the description Sally had given of Theodore, the operator felt Theodore was not the type to run away from home. However, Miss Johnson wasn’t willing to wait that long, so she sent her German shepherd dog out to look for him, after she had first let the dog have a sniff of the tiny sweater she had dressed Theodore in earlier that day. However, when the dog returned without Theodore, Sally considered calling the F.B.I., as she started thinking little Theodore might have been kidnapped. No ransom note or telephone call was received by Miss Johnson that day, however, so Sally began to systematically search her house. After frantically searching, Miss Johnson finally found Theodore in her basement --- in the washing machine --- still wet, after apparently having gone through a complete washing cycle! Why was the 911 operator so cavalier about the missing Theodore? Should D.C.F.S. be notified to investigate? Where was the adult supervision; or is there a simpler explanation for these events?

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What do you call a bear with no ears?

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What did one toilet say to the other?

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What washes up on tiny beaches?

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