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EOW: 06-17-2019

Riddle:

If a wheel has 64 spokes, how many spaces are there between the spokes?

Answer:

64. The space that comes after the 64th spoke, would be just before the first spoke.

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EOW: 06-10-2019

Riddle:

What can go up and come down without moving?

Answer:

The temperature.

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EOW: 06-03-2019

Riddle:

Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence. Quick!


What is it?

Answer:

It contains all of the letters in the alphabet.

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EOW: 05-27-2019

Riddle:

In a certain city, 5% of all the persons in town have unlisted phone numbers. If you select 100 names at random from that city's phone directory, how many people selected will have unlisted phone numbers?

Answer:

None. If their names are in the phone directory, they do not have unlisted phone numbers!

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EOW: 05-20-2019

Riddle:

A man goes to work at the same time each day and travels part of his journey facing forwards and the remainder facing backwards. When he returns at the end of his working day, he only faces forwards.


How can this be?

Answer:

He works in the engine room of a liner! To get to work, he walks along the decks from his cabin facing forwards, and down the ladders between decks facing backwards.  However, when he finishes, he only needs to face forwards to climb the ladders again and walk along the deck back to his cabin.

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EOW: 05-13-2019

Riddle:

Three playing cards in a row. Can you name them with these clues? There is a two to the right of a king. A diamond will be found to the left of a spade. An ace is to the left of a heart. A heart is to the left of a spade. Now, identify all three cards.

Answer:

Ace of Diamonds, King of Hearts, Two of Spades.

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EOW: 05-06-2019

Riddle:

There was a green house. Inside the green house there was a white house Inside the white house there was a red house. Inside the red house there were lots of babies. What am I?

Answer:

This is a watermelon.

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EOW: 04-29-2019

Riddle:

When may a man's coat pocket be empty, and yet have something in it?

Answer:

When it has a hole in it.

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Riddle:

If there are four sheep, two dogs and one herds-men, how many feet are there?

Answer:

Two. Sheep have hooves; dogs have paws; only people have feet.

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EOW: 04-15-2019

Riddle:

There is a dead man in the center of a field. He carried with him an unopened package. As he neared the center of the field, he knew he was going to die. How did he know he was going to die?

Answer:

The man's parachute did not open.

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