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Riddle:

A car's odometer shows 72927 miles, a palindromic number. What are the minimum miles you would need to travel to form another?

Answer:

110 miles. (73037)

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POW: 03-04-2019

Riddle:

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

Answer:

11 o'clock plus 2 hours = 1 o'clock

9 o'clock plus 5 hours = 2 o'clock

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POW: 02-25-2019

Riddle:

What has a foot on each side and one in the middle?

Answer:

A yardstick.

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Riddle:

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?

Answer:

There was the father, his son, and his son's son. This equals 2 fathers and 2 sons for a total of 3!

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POW: 02-11-2019

Riddle:

Given two 2s, "plus" can be changed to "times" without changing the results: 2 + 2= 2 x 2.


The solution with three numbers is easy too: 1 + 2 + 3= 1 x 2 x 3.


Now find the answer for 4 numbers and for 5 numbers.

Answer:

Solution for 4 numbers:

1 + 1 + 2 + 4= 1 x 1 x 2 x 4.

Solution for 5 numbers:

1 + 1 + 1 + 2 + 5= 1 x 1 x 1 x 2 x 4 

1 + 1 + 1 + 3 + 3= 1 x 1 x 1 x 2 x 4

1 + 1 +2 + 2 + 2= 1 x 1 x 2 x 2 x 2

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POW: 02-04-2019

Riddle:

You have 14 brown socks, 14 blue socks and 14 black socks in your sock drawer. How many socks must you remove (without looking to be sure) to have a matched pair?

Answer:

Four. You will have a pair of one color or another.

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Riddle:

I am a three digit number.
My tens digit is five more than my ones digit.
My hundreds digit is eight less than my tens digit.
What number am I?

Answer:

Number 194.

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POW: 01-14-2019

Riddle:

Find the four digit number in which the first digit is one fourth of the last digit, the second digit is 6 times the first digit, and the third digit is the second digit plus 3.

Answer:

1694.

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POW: 01-07-2019

Riddle:

A tree doubled in height each year until it reached its maximum height over the course of ten years. How many years did it take for the tree to reach half its maximum height?

Answer:

Nine Years.

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POW: 12-31-2018

Riddle:

A house has 6 stories, each the same height. How many times as long is the ascent to the sixth floor as the ascent to the third?

Answer:

2 1/2 times (5/2, not 6/3).

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