ADVERTISEMENT
Riddle:

Jack had only $2, but he needed $3 for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his $2 for $1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that he would sell him his $2 pawn ticket for $1.50. Dan agreed. Since Jack started out with $2, and he ended up with $3, who is out the extra dollar and why?

Answer:

Don is out the extra dollar. Before the pawn broker will return the $2 to the ticket holder, he will want the $1.50 which he advanced returned to him. Don will give the pawn broker the ticket and the $1.50, and the pawn broker will then return the $2.

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
Riddle:

A boy Was Born In 1955 he just had his 18th birth day today how did that happen

Answer:

1955 is not the year he was born it was the hospital room he was born in

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
Riddle:

Charlotte is 13 years old. Her father Montague is 40 years old. How many years ago was Charlotte's father four times as old as Charlotte?

Answer:

Four years ago.

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
Riddle:

Use all letters of this sentence once each only to spell out three animals.

'TALL ELEPHANT OR APEMAN'

Answer:

PANTHER, ANTELOPE, LLAMA

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
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.

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
ADVERTISEMENT
Riddle:

What have these words in common?

ASPIRATED  GRANGERS  PRELATES  SWINGERS  CHASTENS

Answer:

All can be diminished by one letter (from begining and end alternately) forming a new word each time.

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
Riddle:

How many times does the long hand of the clock pass the short hand between midnight one day and midnight the following day? As both hands are together at the starting time of midnight this does not count as a pass.

Answer:

21.

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
Riddle:

A dog had three puppies, named Mopsy, Topsy and Spot. What was the mothers name?

Answer:

What

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
Riddle:

The following numbers share a unique property: 1961 6088 6119 8118 6699 6009. What is it?

Answer:

Each number reads the same when viewed upside down.

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
Riddle:

How can you hold a piece of string, one end in each hand, and tie a knot in the string with out letting go of either end?

Answer:

Cross your arms before you seize the ends of the string. Uncross your arms and it will tie a knot!

Is this worth sharing?
Comment
ADVERTISEMENT