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An enigma is a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or difficult to understand.  Below is a list of past weekly challenge enigma's listed in descending chronological order.

EOW: 07-06-2020

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: 06-29-2020

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: 06-22-2020

Riddle:

What can go up and come down without moving?

Answer:

The temperature.

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EOW: 06-08-2020

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: 06-01-2020

Riddle:

Why is an avaricious man like one with a short memory?

Answer:

Because he is always for getting.

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EOW: 05-25-2020

Riddle:

They have not flesh, nor feathers, nor scales, nor bone. Yet they have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they?

Answer:

Gloves.

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EOW: 05-18-2020

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: 05-11-2020

Riddle:

Two girls have the same parents and were born at the same hour of the same day of the same month, but they are not twins. How can this be possible?

Answer:

They were not born in the same year.

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EOW: 05-04-2020

Riddle:

I can be long, or I can be short. I can be grown, and I can be bought. I can be painted, or left bare. I can be round, or square. What am I?

Answer:

Your fingernails.

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Riddle:

I am served at a table, In gatherings of two or four; Served small, white and round. You'll love some, And that's part of the fun. What am I?

Answer:

Ping Pong Balls.

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