A riddle problem is a question or statement intentionally phrased so as to require ingenuity in ascertaining its answer or meaning, typically presented as a game.  Below is a list of the past problem of the week riddles in descending chronological order.

Riddle:

There is a clothing store in Bartlesville. The owner has devised his own method of pricing items. A vest costs \$20, socks cost \$25, a tie costs \$15 and a blouse costs \$30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost?

\$45. The pricing method consists of charging \$5 for each letter required to spell the item.

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Riddle:

What is 1/2 of 1/4 of 2/9 of 3/7 of 84?

The answer is 1. 3/7 of 84 = 36 2/9 of 36 = 8 1/4 of 8 = 2 1/2 of 2 = 1

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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.

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

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Riddle:

If a boy blows 18 bubbles,
Then pops 6 eats 7 and then
He pops 5 and blows 1.
How many are left?

1.

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Riddle:

The ages of a father and son add up to 66.
The father's age is the son's age reversed.
How old could they be?
(3 possible solutions).

51 and 15. 42 and 24. 60 and 06.

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Riddle:

Ben walked into a hardware store and asked the price of some items. The salesman said: One costs \$1, Eight costs \$1, Seventeen cost \$2, One hundred four costs \$3 and One thousand seventy two costs \$4. What was Ben buying?

Ben was buying home address numbers and they cost \$1 per digit.

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Riddle:

Lily is a lilypad in a small pond. Lilly doubles her size each day, On the 20th day she covers the whole pond. On what day was Lily half the size of the pond?

Day 19, it's not 10 because on day 20 she doubled from day 19, so 19 must be half the size of the pond.

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Riddle:

Find four numbers, the sum of which is 45, so that if 2 is added to the first number, 2 is subtracted from the second number, the third number is multiplied by 2 and the fourth number is divided by 2, then the four numbers so produced are all the same. What are the four numbers?

8 + 2 = 10

12 - 2 = 10

5 x 2 = 10

20 ÷ 2 = 10
45

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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?

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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Riddle:

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