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Riddle:

A store has on sale a computer and word processor small enough to fit in your pocket. It can add, multiply, subtract, divide, and write in all languages. A delete device will correct any error. No electricity is required to operate it. The price? Only a few cents! How can the store make a profit by selling it so cheap?

Answer:

The computer is a wooden pencil with an eraser!

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Riddle:

A train just leaves a station and enters a tunnel. Where is the best place for a claustrophobic person to sit?

Answer:

In the back. See, the train is still accelerating as it is leaving the station so the train will be moving faster when the back of the train enters the tunnel.

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Riddle:

The following sentence is false. The preceding sentence is true. Are these sentences true or false?

Answer:

Neither, it's a paradox. If the first is true, then the second must be false, which makes the first false; it doesn't work.

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Riddle:

What is the difference between a dollar and a half and thirty five-cents?

Answer:

Nothing. A dollar and a half is the same as thirty five-cents (nickels). But not the same as thirty-five cents.

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Riddle:

I was born in the 18th century, yet still live on today. Appearing on TV when I have something to say. Called everything from "honest" to a dirty rotten "crook", I used to wear a wig, but have had several looks. I've always had a party, but never disturb the neighbors. I've been shot at many times - major stories for the papers. What am I?

Answer:

The Office of the President of the United States.

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Riddle:

How many three cent stamps are in a dozen?

Answer:

A dozen, although you probably said four.

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Riddle:

Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?

Answer:

Because they were all married and not single.

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Riddle:

Picture three boxes containing fruit. The first box is marked peaches, the second is marked oranges, and the third box is marked peaches and oranges. Each of the boxes is labeled incorrectly. How could you label each box correctly if you were allowed to select only one fruit from one of the boxes?

Answer:

First you select a fruit from the box marked peaches and oranges. If it was a orange you selected, you know that the box could only contain oranges. If it was a peach, you know that the box could only contain peaches since each box is incorrectly marked. If, for example an orange was selected, you would mark that box oranges and switch the other two incorrect labels around. Now all three would be correctly labeled.

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Riddle:

Mr. and Mrs. Smith were walking home from the shopping mall with their purchases when Mr. Smith began to complain that his load was too heavy. Mrs. Smith turned to her husband and said, "I don't know what you're complaining about because if you gave me one of your parcels, I would have twice as many as you and if I gave you just one of mine, we would have equal loads." How many parcels was each carrying?

Answer:

Mrs. Smith was carrying seven parcels and Mr. Smith was carrying five.

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Riddle:

As defendants, we deny all involvement in the unscrupulous dealings which have come to light in the recent government investigation.  What country name is hidden in the previous sentence?

Answer:

Sweden. "defendants, we deny".

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