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Madafaku
02-14-2009, 09:41 PM
Ok the rules are simple, answer the riddle in the post before yours (use spoiler tabs) then post a riddle for the next person. If somone posts one that cant be answered, they win 1000 cool points (or the One ring, you can choose).

Ill start..

You do not want to have me, but when you do have me, you do not want to loose me... What am I?

Bear
02-14-2009, 09:53 PM
A baby? xD

What do you use to hoe a row, slay a foe, and wring with woe?

Madafaku
02-14-2009, 10:10 PM
your hands? oh and the answer to the first one was a lawsuit...

The man, who invented it, doesn’t want it. The man, who buys it, doesn’t need it, and the man, who needs it, doesn’t know it. Do you know what this is?

Bear
02-14-2009, 10:15 PM
Nice one, you're right.
And I think it's like a coffin or something.

Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?

Madafaku
02-14-2009, 10:49 PM
Nice one, you're right.
And I think it's like a coffin or something.

Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?

tough one... i think I heard before though... theywere all married... so no SINGLE man got wet?

A man was to be sentenced, and the judge told him, "You may make a statement. If it is true, I'll sentence you to four years in prison. If it is false, I'll sentence you to six years in prison." After the man made his statement, the judge decided to let him go free. What did the man say?

Whalio Cappuccino
02-14-2009, 10:53 PM
Not sure, I'm just throwing this out there.

He says; "The following statement is true. The previous statement is false."

And I don't have a riddle or brainteaser, so give out another. Just tell me if I'm write.

Bear
02-14-2009, 10:55 PM
tough one... i think I heard before though... theywere all married... so no SINGLE man got wet?

A man was to be sentenced, and the judge told him, "You may make a statement. If it is true, I'll sentence you to four years in prison. If it is false, I'll sentence you to six years in prison." After the man made his statement, the judge decided to let him go free. What did the man say?

That's really clever, but I think I've worked it out. He says: "you're going to sentence me to 6 years in prison".

This one's a classic:
What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?

Madafaku
02-14-2009, 11:00 PM
yep, your both kind of right... Ghost got it though.

a river...

What word starts with the letter "E", ends with the letter "E", but only has one letter in it?

redmagus
02-14-2009, 11:19 PM
Thats easy its an envelope

a man walks into a room, sees a photo and says "brothers and sisters have i none but that man's father is my father's son" Who is in the picture?:confused:

DRT99
02-15-2009, 12:04 AM
It's his son?

No feet Sits on one foot, Two feet sits on Three Feet, Four feet sits nearby.
What is Everything?

Madafaku
02-15-2009, 01:46 AM
I have to say, I have no Idea about this one.. I assume its probably a play on words, but havnt figured it out yet...

Whalio Cappuccino
02-15-2009, 01:54 AM
I have no idea as well, maybe he should give us the answer after another hour? Then he gets his 1000 COOL POINTS. Lol...

Madafaku
02-15-2009, 01:55 AM
umm whats in my pocket?

Whalio Cappuccino
02-15-2009, 01:56 AM
What? Lol... Is this a question or the answer to his riddle...

iiiijujube
02-15-2009, 02:10 AM
Everything is a complete mess?

Here's an easy one: What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening?

DRT99
02-15-2009, 02:15 AM
SIDE NOTE:
The answer to my previous Riddle:


Fish on One legged Table
Human on three footed stool
Cat sitting nearby wanting fish

Does that make sense?

iiiijujube
02-15-2009, 02:17 AM
Oh, okay, I got it.

Whalio Cappuccino
02-15-2009, 02:18 AM
What the heck, how is anyone suppose to know that?

I could've said, a snake on a one legged table.
Human on three legged stoole.
And a dog nearby wanting snake.

Right?

Madafaku
02-15-2009, 02:18 AM
ok see I didnt know the fish, but I was thinking a man on a stool and a dog next to him... soo close I guess...

The riddle of the Sphinx.. a man

I am the center of gravity, hold a capital situation in Vienna, and as I am foremost in every victory, am allowed by all to be invaluable. Though I am invisible, I am clearly seen in the midst of a river. I could name three who are in love with me and have three associates in vice. It is vain that you seek me for I have long been in heaven yet even now lie embalmed in the grave. What am I?

qrtda235566
02-15-2009, 03:18 AM
Thats easy its an envelope

a man walks into a room, sees a photo and says "brothers and sisters have i none but that man's father is my father's son" Who is in the picture?:confused:

It's his son...just felt like I had to bring this up again.

For Madaku's, I'ma say Jesus.

If there are 5 apples and I take two, how many are there?!?!?! :p

Madafaku
02-15-2009, 03:34 AM
lol no the answer was the letter V...
and you said there are 5 apples, soo 5...

We are little creatures;
all of us have different features.
One of us in glass is set;
one of us you'll find in jet.
Another you may see in tin,
and the fourth is boxed within .
If the fifth you should pursue,
it can never fly from you.
What are we?

QuozL
02-15-2009, 03:37 AM
lol no the answer was the letter V...
and you said there are 5 apples, soo 5...

We are little creatures;
all of us have different features.
One of us in glass is set;
one of us you'll find in jet.
Another you may see in tin,
and the fourth is boxed within .
If the fifth you should pursue,
it can never fly from you.
What are we?

The answer is Vowels

Madafaku
02-15-2009, 03:44 AM
berry good

qrtda235566
02-15-2009, 03:21 PM
I'm a game that no one wants to play but everyone has me anyway.

What am I?

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 12:15 AM
I give up on that one, some sort of game of life and death?

Sitting in a boat is a man holding a cannonball. If he chucks the cannonball off of the side, will the water level, rise, fall, or stay the same?

redmagus
02-18-2009, 12:20 AM
I give up on that one, some sort of game of life and death?

Sitting in a boat is a man holding a cannonball. If he chucks the cannonball off of the side, will the water level, rise, fall, or stay the same?

none of the above the boat isn't in water?

What box has no hinges, key, or lid yet inside a golden treasure is hid?

EvilTikiGod
02-18-2009, 12:23 AM
an egg

A man is six feet tall, is a clerk at a butcher shop, and wears size 11 shoes. What does he weigh?

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 12:27 AM
Meat

redmagnus: No, the boat's in water. It's a physics puzzle.

If you have x weights, and one is heavier than the others, using a single set of scales, what is the largest value of x where the heavy weight can be found in just 2 weighings?

DRT99
02-18-2009, 12:27 AM
water will stay the same

1. A bear walks by a house in wich all four sides Point South, what colour is the bear?
2. Two men walk into a bar, they don't come out. What happened?
3. It is raining in new york at midnight, is it possible that it is sunny outside in 72 Hours?

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 12:34 AM
DRT99: Some sort of justification?

1. As all faces point south, it must be on the north pole, ergo it's a polar bear, and therefore white.
2. Something about it benig a metal bar?
3. No. It'll be midnight.

Name a common English word that contains somewhere in it, at the beginning, end, or middle, the three letters U-F-A in that order.

Lil-Pingin
02-18-2009, 12:38 AM
manufacture


I'm a riddle in nine syllables,
An elephant, a ponderous house,
A melon strolling on two tendrils
O red fruit, Ivory, fine timber!
The loaf's big with it's yeasty rising
Money's new minted in this fat purse.
I'm a means, a stage, a cow in calf.
I've eaten a bag of green apples
Boarded the train there's no getting off.

Here is a clue:"Only women get this way"

redmagus
02-18-2009, 12:48 AM
water will stay the same

1. A bear walks by a house in wich all four sides Point South, what colour is the bear?
2. Two men walk into a bar, they don't come out. What happened?
3. It is raining in new york at midnight, is it possible that it is sunny outside in 72 Hours?

1white its the north pole
2 they got knocked out walking into a bar (literal sense)
3 dont know about this one is it yes just not in new york?

Madafaku
02-18-2009, 04:53 AM
manufacture


I'm a riddle in nine syllables,
An elephant, a ponderous house,
A melon strolling on two tendrils
O red fruit, Ivory, fine timber!
The loaf's big with it's yeasty rising
Money's new minted in this fat purse.
I'm a means, a stage, a cow in calf.
I've eaten a bag of green apples
Boarded the train there's no getting off.

Here is a clue:"Only women get this way"

I would say Pregnancy... mostly because of the clue.. but the 9 syllable mean 9 months, the elephant means fat?, dont know about the ponderous house (except maybe because your a house that thinks, since you got a baby in you) a melon on tendrils is a big belly with little legs, dont know about the next line.. new money is the baby, fat purse is the belly.
and on and on... pregnancy is my answer though.

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?

BobMarley
02-18-2009, 05:46 AM
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?

Fingernail

A dozen royals gathered round
Entertained by two who clowned
Each kings there had servants 10
Though none of them were also men
The lowest servant sometimes might
Beat the king in a fair fight
A weapon stout
A priceless jewel
The beat of life
A gardners tool

This riddle was pretty cool when I first heard it, cus I got it right haha.

Madafaku
02-18-2009, 07:14 AM
I like that too.. kind of easy though...Deck of cards..

A woman was horrified to find a fly in her tea. The waiter took her cup and went into the kitchen and returned with a fresh cup of tea. She shouted, "You brought me the same tea!" How did she know?

Boomy
02-18-2009, 08:13 AM
Already put sugar in it :)

Brad stared through the dirty soot-smeared window on the 22nd floor of the office tower. Overcome with depression he slid the window open and jumped through it. It was a sheer drop outside the building to the ground. Miraculously after he landed he was completely unhurt. Since there was nothing to cushion his fall or slow his descent, how could he have survived the fall?

LFF
02-18-2009, 08:48 AM
Brad was a window cleaner, outside of the 22th floor window. He jumped inside, into the office.

I dunno if this one is any good, there'll probably be some sort of loophole, but
What day is the only day that doesn't end in 'day'?

mrjoeyman
02-18-2009, 09:21 AM
Tomorrow?

A man and his son were in a terrible accident, the man died. The son was rushed into emergency surgery. The doctor walked into the room looked down at the boy and said "I can't operate on this boy, he's my son". Who was the doctor?

Stix489
02-18-2009, 09:36 AM
Tomorrow?

A man and his son were in a terrible accident, the man died. The son was rushed into emergency surgery. The doctor walked into the room looked down at the boy and said "I can't operate on this boy, he's my son". Who was the doctor?

The boy's mother.

What is round and hollow,
and used to fix the sorrow,
Can be white, can be red,
and gets thinner towards the end.

I just made that up xD

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 10:08 AM
Doughnut? White - icing, red - strawberry jam, gets thinner because you eat it, comfort food?

By the way, the answers to mine were:

When the cannonball is in the boat, it displaces its weight. When in the water, it only displaces its volume (a lower number), and therefore the water goes up.

The highest is 9 weights. If you place 3 on either side, and leave three to the side on the first weighing, then if one side is heavier, place 1 of those on each side, and if it tips, you can tell the heaviest, if not, it's the one to the side. If the first weighing balances, repeat the 1 on each side with the left over 3.

Twice six are eight of us,
Six are but three of us,
Nine are but four of us,
What can we possibly be?

Would you know more of us?
I'll tell you more of us.
Twelve are but six of us,
Five are but four of us, now do you see?

Stix489
02-18-2009, 10:15 AM
Doughnut? White - icing, red - strawberry jam, gets thinner because you eat it, comfort food?

By the way, the answers to mine were:

When the cannonball is in the boat, it displaces its weight. When in the water, it only displaces its volume (a lower number), and therefore the water goes up.

The highest is 9 weights. If you place 3 on either side, and leave three to the side on the first weighing, then if one side is heavier, place 1 of those on each side, and if it tips, you can tell the heaviest, if not, it's the one to the side. If the first weighing balances, repeat the 1 on each side with the left over 3.

Twice six are eight of us,
Six are but three of us,
Nine are but four of us,
What can we possibly be?

Would you know more of us?
I'll tell you more of us.
Twelve are but six of us,
Five are but four of us, now do you see?

Letters :)

Nope, no doughnut, although I guess it CAN be that xD Sticky tape is what I had in mind :P

We like to watch and observe,
We seem to be a technological curve,
We depend on you to function right,
If not then we see only night.

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 10:38 AM
Video Recorder? Watches/Observes, tech. curve - HD?, night - not recording?

Traveling between country towns, you arrive at a lonely crossroads where some mischief-maker has uprooted the signpost and left it lying by the side of the road.

Without help, how can you choose the right road and continue your journey?

Stix489
02-18-2009, 10:55 AM
Video Recorder? Watches/Observes, tech. curve - HD?, night - not recording?

Traveling between country towns, you arrive at a lonely crossroads where some mischief-maker has uprooted the signpost and left it lying by the side of the road.

Without help, how can you choose the right road and continue your journey?

You follow his footprints?

Also, yep, you got mine right :)

Hmm, can't think of anything, you can have another turn ;)

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 12:10 PM
No, because where could he have come from? How would you be sure it's the right way (same way you need to go) - the answer is to replace the signpost, aligning the arrow that points to where you came from (the only bearing you have), then the signpost will be in the right alignment.

Twenty-five ants are placed randomly on a meter stick. Each faces east or west. At a signal they all start to march at 1 centimeter per second. Whenever two ants collide they reverse directions. How long must we wait to be sure that all the ants have left the stick?

Madafaku
02-18-2009, 05:54 PM
No, because where could he have come from? How would you be sure it's the right way (same way you need to go) - the answer is to replace the signpost, aligning the arrow that points to where you came from (the only bearing you have), then the signpost will be in the right alignment.

Twenty-five ants are placed randomly on a meter stick. Each faces east or west. At a signal they all start to march at 1 centimeter per second. Whenever two ants collide they reverse directions. How long must we wait to be sure that all the ants have left the stick?

you would wait one hundred seconds, the time for one ant to crawl the entire length of the stick... two ants bumping into eachother wouldnt change this because they would essentially go through eachother (since they both switch direction).. soo 100 seconds. I would just shake the stick though. im impatient.

When the Day after tomarrow is yesterday Today will be as far from sunday as Today was from Sunday when the day before yesterday was tomarrow...

what day is today?

(its not as nonsinsical as it sounds)

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 08:39 PM
Let's see..

Day after tomorrow=yesterday, meaning 3 days from now
Day before yesterday=tomorrow=3 days ago.
So both 3 days away, therefore...Thursday?

What English word contains the letters GNT consecutively?

LFF
02-18-2009, 09:22 PM
Sovereignty. Learnt that one from school.

There are three words in the English language that end in the letters g-r-y. Two are "hungry" and "angry." Everyone knows what the third word means, and everyone uses it every day. What is the third word?

Boomy
02-18-2009, 09:29 PM
Language.

What goes all the way round the world but stays in the corner? (Easy)

EDITED

Madafaku
02-18-2009, 09:37 PM
A stamp... and the answer to mine was sunday.

My story whispers ancient lore;
The force at times my rings will hide.
I've sixty minions, maybe more:
Those unseen, these by my side.

Wand'ring far from glowing light,
Shape-shifting puzzles curious eyes;
Oft my glorious rings shine bright,
While men debate my family's size.

My aspect seems to wax and wane,
As the force dictates the deed;
My namesake ruled vast fields of grain,
But, legends tell, devoured his seed.

What am I?

qrtda235566
02-18-2009, 10:07 PM
I'm a game that no one wants to play but everyone has me anyway.

What am I?

The answer to this one was Home. lol

Um.....to Madafaku's.....are they Stars?

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 10:12 PM
I'm sorry Madafaku, I just don't get this bit;

Today will be as far from sunday as Today was from Sunday

Madafaku
02-18-2009, 10:18 PM
When the Day after tomarrow is yesterday Today will be as far from sunday as Today was from Sunday when the day before yesterday was tomarrow...

Ok when the day after tomarrow is yesterday, so if todays sunday, this is talking about wednesday...

when the day before yesterday was tomarrow if todays sunday is, thursday..

so wdenesday is 3 days ahead of sunday, and sunday is 3 days ahead of thursday...



And your close Awesomemans, but not quite.. keep trying though..

*hint* its one of these things, there's 8 around us (or 9) and latin for traveler...

dawesbr
02-18-2009, 10:57 PM
The hint seems to entail

Planets

But the latin for traveler is "viator"

Madafaku
02-18-2009, 11:36 PM
be more specific please lol... think about the riddle...

Oh and I guess your right, its wanderers... asteres planetai, "wandering stars"

but yes its a planet...

dawesbr
02-19-2009, 12:15 AM
Possibly little? Or big? Both, perhaps?

Madafaku
02-19-2009, 12:53 AM
lol nope nope...

its the name of somthing in our solar system...

named after a greek god..

*super hint*also the name of a car manufacturer

any of that "RING" a bell???

Stix489
02-19-2009, 07:00 AM
Err...Saturn? xD

What holds a plenty yet never reveals,
It's content seems like nothing but breeze.
Of shapes there are many yet they all contain,
Carbon to paper as Hydrogen to rain.

LFF
02-19-2009, 03:20 PM
Air?

Jean is shorter than Brutus, but taller than Imhotep.
Imhotep is taller than Jean, but shorter than Lord Scotland.
Lord Scotland is twice the height of Jean and Brutus combined, but only a tenth of the height of Millsey
Millsey is at a constant height of [x-y]
If Jean stands exactly 1 nautical mile away from Lord Scotland, how tall is Imhotep?

Madafaku
02-19-2009, 05:19 PM
LOL Hold on let me watch that episode again...

Oh yea. Imhotep doesnt excist...

Mr. Red Mr. White and Mr. Blue met in a coffee shop. One man was wearing a red suit, one a white suit, and one a blue suit. Mr. White soon exclamed, "hey I just noticed that none of us are wearing the same color as his last name."
"Really?" remarked the man in the red suit. "So?"
Can you figure out who was wearing what?

LFF
02-19-2009, 05:36 PM
Mr White is not wearing the red suit, so he has the blue suit.
Mr red can't be wearing the red or blue suits, so his must be white.
Mr Blue must be wearing red then.

Imhotep is invisible, but I guess 'doesn't exist ' will do.

An easy one, but

A man walks into a pub and sits down at the bar,
and simply orders a water.
The bartender looks at the man, and then,
quickly pulls out a shotgun and points it at the man.
The man says "Thank you," and leaves.
Why did they behave this way?

Madafaku
02-19-2009, 05:48 PM
Hiccups?

Ok there is an anchient kingdom. Its ruled over by a queen. Her daughter, the princess, wants to get married, but the queen forbids it. the queen comes up with a plan to get rid of all possable suitors. They are free to marry her daughter but they must pass a test. She has a golden bowl with two peices of paper in it. if the suitor pulls the paper that says "the princess" then they get to marry her daughter, however if they pull the one that says "the snakes" they will be thrown into a pit of venomous snakes, never to be seen again.
Day after day knights and princes are thrown into the pit, and noone ever seems to pull the right slip of paper.

Soon a handsom Knight shows up and the princess is enamored with him. She tells him about the test, and tells him that she thinks her mother is cheating and that both peices of paper say "the snakes"

He has a plan... Without revealing the queen to be a cheat, or exposing her in any way, how does he pass the test and marry the princess?

DRT99
02-19-2009, 11:36 PM
he writes 'the princess' on a piece of paper and hides it in the bowl

Madafaku
02-20-2009, 01:30 AM
nope, theres only two papers in the bowl, so anyone would be able to tell that he cheated...

qrtda235566
02-20-2009, 01:53 AM
He tells the queen he pulled the piece of paper saying "The Princess"

The queen is baffled and walks up to the knight. She says "This doesn't say the princess!" and while she's distracted, the knight breaks her neck. The guards hated her because she ate all the pudding and they gleefully danced around her corpse. The princess was soo happy and the two got married the following evening. They had 5 children and lived happily ever after....until the knight got swallowed by a dragon 40 years later.

Madafaku
02-20-2009, 02:03 AM
thats oddly correct... like word for word... I dont believe it...

another way that would work isthe knight pulls the paper reads it and yell that he won.. before anyone else could see the paper, he eats it.. the one remaining in the bowl would say snakes, so without making the queen a cheat he had won.

ok heres one.. more technical than a riddle, but alwayed been a mind freak to me.

can you cut a mirror with a lasor?

Whalio Cappuccino
02-20-2009, 03:10 AM
thats oddly correct... like word for word... I dont believe it...

another way that would work isthe knight pulls the paper reads it and yell that he won.. before anyone else could see the paper, he eats it.. the one remaining in the bowl would say snakes, so without making the queen a cheat he had won.

ok heres one.. more technical than a riddle, but alwayed been a mind freak to me.

can you cut a mirror with a lasor?


Ugh but seriously... What was the answer to the one you posted before? I'm actually curious.

Madafaku
02-20-2009, 06:03 AM
I posted it.. in the spoiler tabs.. He says he won then eats the one he chose.. so the other one says snakes, so he must of had the princess

LittleBigMe
02-20-2009, 06:56 AM
Yes... I think

Imagine your in a box. It has no windows, no furniture, no doors or anything. No way in, no way out. HOW DO YOU GET OUT?

dawesbr
02-20-2009, 09:19 AM
The no way in no way out bit insinuates even with trickery it's impossible but might I suggest:

It's a cardboard box, so lift it up and go out the floor?

Plus, you'd need justification for the laser:

I think he's right. A mirror only reflects a certain percentage, and only the really high quality ones reflect 99.99%, so there is still some loss. Has to be one hell of a death-laser though

Madafaku
02-20-2009, 10:26 PM
as for the laser I really dont have any idea.. always wondered though.. like if you were in starwars and wore a really shiny suit of armor, would you be indestructable?

how did you get in the box? and also could no door mean that there is just a hole in the wall, without a door in it?? IDK if you could just lift the box up, Id do that, or go out the same way I came in.. heard one like this before (that was super dumb) where there was a table in the room and you have to break the table in half then put the two halfs together to make a whole (hole) the you can just go thru the hole.. and Im like WTF

dawesbr
02-20-2009, 10:55 PM
Yeah, madafaku, but the full version goes:

Your in a room with no way out, sealed floor ceiling and walls, with only a table. What do you do?

Pound your head on the wall until it's sore, then use the saw to cut the table in two halves. Put the table back together, and of course two halves make a whole, so climb through the hole out of the room. Then, scream and scream until your voice is hoarse, then climb on the horse and ride away!

qrtda235566
02-20-2009, 11:06 PM
Yes... I think

Imagine your in a box. It has no windows, no furniture, no doors or anything. No way in, no way out. HOW DO YOU GET OUT?

Stop imagining that you're in a box.

DRT99
02-20-2009, 11:58 PM
the laser question, answer is yes, attack from the non-reflective side :D .

LittleBigMe
02-21-2009, 02:42 AM
Stop imagining that you're in a box.

Got it :3.

Includes death SOOOO...
In the centre of a room, a man was found dead. He was hanging from the ceiling 10 meters high in a noose. When police found him, his house was completely empty, but there was a puddle underneath the man. How did he get up there?

qrtda235566
02-21-2009, 02:46 AM
Got it :3.

Includes death SOOOO...
In the centre of a room, a man was found dead. He was hanging from the ceiling 10 meters high in a noose. When police found him, his house was completely empty, but there was a puddle underneath the man. How did he get up there?

LBP includes death too.

There's a giant crocodile in the puddle that gives the man a boost.

Either that or he isn't found dead in his his house.

Madafaku
02-21-2009, 05:18 AM
I would say a [SPOILER]block of ice...[SPOILER]

how can you make the following equation correct without changing it..

8+8=91

dawesbr
02-21-2009, 01:29 PM
Rotate 180!

By moving one part of this equation, how can it become correct:

9+9=81

(NB - There are more than one answers)

Madafaku
02-21-2009, 10:45 PM
I would... Rotate the plus sign so it becomes multiplication.. 9x9=81

your sitting on a bus. the kid next to you has a helium filled balloon. she lets go of it and it ends up against the ceiling, just about in the center of the bus. the driver suddenly hits the gas pedal and the bus lurches forward, throwing you back into your seat. What does the balloon do?

A) moves backwards towards the back of the bus.

B) Moves forward towads the front of the bus.

C) stays where it is.

Pinchanzee
02-21-2009, 10:50 PM
rotate the + 45 degrees
(Sorry if someone has answered already.. I've been making up this riddle for a while now o_0)

I am made of what I do contain,
My shape, not defined, but quoted by name,
My innards, race for the one way through,
To the same fate, they have always knew,
Upside down, my purpose remains,
A measure, for my owner's gains.

Sorry if it's rubbish or too hard.. I tried the best I could

Zommy
02-21-2009, 11:50 PM
rotate the + 45 degrees
(Sorry if someone has answered already.. I've been making up this riddle for a while now o_0)

I am made of what I do contain,
My shape, not defined, but quoted by name,
My innards, race for the one way through,
To the same fate, they have always knew,
Upside down, my purpose remains,
A measure, for my owner's gains.

Sorry if it's rubbish or too hard.. I tried the best I could


A poo? sorry thats all i could think of...

Ok a women has 2 kids but someone says she can only keep one of them, which one does she get rid of?
- thats not a riddle... thats just horrible...
Wrong! the ugly one...

oh i awnsered my own one...

ok then...
a new one
The governor of a prison is bored. He decides to amuse himself by playing
a game with the prisoners. He sets up a room with two switches in it. Each
switch has 2 positions (on and off ). He tells the prisoners that he is going to
send them to the room one at a time and that they have to move exactly one
of the switches each time they visit. He is free to send them in whatever order
he likes and can send them as often as he likes (perhaps sending one prisoner
100 times before sending some other prisoner, then sending the first one again...
anything!). The only promise that he makes is that if any prisoner picks a
number n and waits long enough, they can be sure to visit the room n times.
The prisoners are kept in solitary and are unable to communicate once the
game has started. They will never know how many other prisoners have visited
the room since they were last there. They are also not told what the initial
position of the switches was.
The governor tells them that if at any stage a prisoner comes to him and
states correctly that all prisoners have now visited the room at least once, all of
the prisoners will be freed. But if a false claim is made, they will all be shot.
The night before the game begins the prisoners meet in a large room to
discuss their tactics. Do they have a strategy that ensures they will win their
freedom?

qrtda235566
02-22-2009, 04:53 AM
Well seeing as they only have to mooove the switches, I'm guessing the first inmate would move the first switch they see, the second inmate would move the second switch, etc. But I'm probably wrong.

Zommy
02-22-2009, 06:37 PM
Well seeing as they only have to mooove the switches, I'm guessing the first inmate would move the first switch they see, the second inmate would move the second switch, etc. But I'm probably wrong.

One prisoner is designated as the "caller." He and only he will make the determination of when everyone's been in the room. Whenever he sees that the left-hand switch is "down," he will move it "up" and add 1 to his count; otherwise, he will flip the right-hand switch and not think anything of it. When the other prisoners enter the room, they have a different strategy. If the left-hand switch is "up," they will switch it "down," but they will only do this the first two times they encounter the left-hand switch "up." If they've moved the left switch twice already, or if the left-hand switch is "down," they will flip the right-hand switch.

When the caller's count is twice the number of prisoners plus one, each prisoner must have been in the room at least once, regardless of the initial configuration of the switches.

very hard riddle xD more of a impossible maths question but...

anyway you forgot to write a riddle lol.

What 7 letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?

LFF
02-22-2009, 06:53 PM
Lounger

Who'ss your mother's
only sister's son's brother's
aunt's daughter's sister's father?

Zommy
02-22-2009, 07:04 PM
Lounger

Who'ss your mother's
only sister's son's brother's
aunt's daughter's sister's father?

your father?

On a fine sunny day a ship was in the harbor. All of a sudden the ship began to sink. There was no storm and nothing wrong with the ship yet it sank right in front of the spectators eyes. What caused the ship to sink?

LFF
02-22-2009, 07:13 PM
It was a submarine, and went underwater.

There were two fences, north and south. Both fences had pigeons on them.
The pigeons of the north said
"If a southern pigeon comes over here, the number of pigeons on each fences will be equal"
The pigeons of the south said
"If a northern pigeon came over here, we'd have twice the number of pigeons than the north fence."

How many pigeons were on each fence?

Pinchanzee
02-22-2009, 07:40 PM
Sometime try mine please :( Spent ages thinking of it xD
And no.. it's not poo xD

LFF
02-22-2009, 07:43 PM
An Hourglass/sand-timer?

dawesbr
02-22-2009, 09:08 PM
Very nice, Ace's bro, and good job pinchanzee. Very good riddle.

Zommy
02-22-2009, 10:36 PM
someone post a new riddle please

qrtda235566
02-22-2009, 11:12 PM
How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?

Zommy
02-22-2009, 11:44 PM
?????72?????

Madafaku
02-22-2009, 11:52 PM
i think the answer is chuck norris

Pinchanzee
02-23-2009, 03:03 PM
An Hourglass/sand-timer?

Yup, congratz :) I thought it was a wee bit too vague personally but turns out that's no match for your genius :P


Very nice, Ace's bro, and good job pinchanzee. Very good riddle.

Thanks :)
Might make another for you guys later

LFF
02-23-2009, 05:12 PM
I did post a riddle last page that hasn't been answered yet.


There were two fences, north and south. Both fences had pigeons on them.
The pigeons of the north said
"If a southern pigeon comes over here, the number of pigeons on each fence will be equal"
The pigeons of the south said
"If a northern pigeon came over here, we'd have twice the number of pigeons than the north fence."

How many pigeons were on each fence?

dawesbr
02-23-2009, 06:22 PM
Well:

For the first to be true, south is x and north is x-2.
For the second to be true AND the first, x+1=2(x-3)=2x-6
1=x-6
x=7
ergo, 5 and 7. 7-1=6, 5+1=6 (two are equal)
4 and 8. 8/4=2 (twice as much)


I show you three cards. One is white on both sides, one is black on both sides, and one is white on one side and black on the other. I shake them in a hat, remove one at random, and place it on a table. The side that's face up is black. What's the probability that the other side is also black?

Hint: It's not 1/2.

Madafaku
02-23-2009, 07:32 PM
hmm thats an SAT question...
lets see.

there are 3 cards.. one is all white, ones all black and ones 1/2 and 1/2.. so theres exactly 50% chance any card pulled will be black. there is only one card that is black on both sides, so the probability of having that card would have to be 1/3.. or 33.3333333% chance. I think.

you place an empty glass on a balance, and a 1 lb weight on the other side of the balance... fill the glass with water until both sides are perfectly even, now you put your finger in the water without touching the glass or making it overflow. what happens to the scale?

dawesbr
02-23-2009, 09:44 PM
Well it would either:

Tip because the volume deplace counts as the same volume of water

Or (think the other one) Stay the same as no weight is added

I won't post one, but instead reiterate my old one. Madafaku got it wrong.

Madafaku
02-23-2009, 10:03 PM
ahah
would it be 2/3 if the side thats up is black, than it couldnt posibly be the all white card... soo wait, no wouldnt be 2/3... and it wouldnt be 1/2? hmm i dont think 1/4 either... umm Im going back to 2/3 i think.. not sure though, oh and you were pretty much right.. the scale would tip, because of displacement..and because your pushing it down...

ok since I think thats the right answer, heres my next one...

The Pope has it but he does not use it.
Your father has it but your mother uses it.
Nuns do not need it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has a big one,
Michael J. Fox's is quite small.
What is it?


hint... not what your thinking... pervert.

LFF
02-23-2009, 10:53 PM
A last name.

Somebody else can do a riddle, can't think of any at the minute.

Madafaku
02-24-2009, 12:33 AM
I roll down stairs, alone or in pairs, roll over your neighbors dog.
I'm great for a snack, I sit on your back...

What am I?

qrtda235566
02-24-2009, 12:46 AM
I don't know about you guys, but dog meat is delicious, and I roll it down stairs all the time!

dawesbr
02-24-2009, 06:45 PM
Madafaku, the answer is two thirds, for the first reasoning you used. 2/3 of all of the blacks are on the black/black card - one other is on white/black. So 2/3.

Shining Aquas
03-02-2009, 07:14 AM
i roll down stairs, alone or in pairs, roll over your neighbors dog.
I'm great for a snack, i sit on your back...

What am i?

log log log!

"Ren and Stimpy" is the correct answer

DRT99
03-15-2009, 03:06 AM
I roll down stairs, alone or in pairs, roll over your neighbors dog.
I'm great for a snack, I sit on your back...

What am I?

Carpet?



,

Madafaku
03-15-2009, 11:33 AM
Shining Aquas is a Genius!!!

LittleBigMe
03-16-2009, 08:56 AM
Half of 12 = 7. How can this be true? And you CANT change the base of the number system.

dawesbr
03-16-2009, 07:01 PM
If by base you mean binary ternary etc. and not base as in arabic counting etc, then the answer is:

12 ix XII in Roman Numerals
Cut it through the middle lengthways:

VII.

Which is seven.



Three men stop at a hotel and agree to share a room for $30. Each gives the desk clerk $10.

Later, the clerk realizes he's overcharged them for the room by $5. He gives the bellboy five $1 bills and tells him to return the money to the three men. The unscrupulous bellboy keeps $2 for himself and gives $1 to each of the three men.

So the men paid $9 each for the room, for a total of $27. The bellboy has $2. What happened to the other dollar?

Madafaku
03-19-2009, 09:14 AM
Ok i figured this one out long ago...

there is no extra dollar... there is deception in the question..

Look at it like this..

The room originally costs $30

Each person pays 10... total $30 dollars.

The room was really $25.. so the bellhop is given 5 dollars. 25+5=30

the bellhop gives each man a doller and keeps 2 dollars (1+1+1+2=5+the 25 in the cashregister=30)

the men each payed 10, and got 1 back, so each man paid 9 dollars...

9+9+9=27...

the question is 27 + the 2 the bellhop has makes 29, wheres the other dollar...and this is where the deception is.

if you think about it, the 27 that each man paid includes two dollars in the bellhops pocket.. that wasn't in addition two the 27 dollars, its part of the 27.. basically what your doing is counting the 2 dollars twice, and not counting the three dollars the guys got back at all...

27+3= 30.... bingo!!!

in summation here is the location of every dollar.... (25 in the cash register, 2 in the bellhops pocker, and 1 in each of the three mens pockets,... 25+2+1+1+1= 30...



hope that made sense, because thats the answer.


One day a man was walking down the street when he came across 3 strangers.. they each claimed to be either a lier or a truth teller...
Curious the man asked them to tell him more. and they made the following statements...


Man A: Exactly two of us are truth tellers

Man B: That isn't true, only one of us is.

Man C: What he said (man B) is true.

The man thought for a minute, and then accuratly pointed out the liers and the truth tellers... Can you do the same?

qrtda235566
05-25-2009, 06:01 PM
One day a man was walking down the street when he came across 3 strangers.. they each claimed to be either a lier or a truth teller...
Curious the man asked them to tell him more. and they made the following statements...


Man A: Exactly two of us are truth tellers

Man B: That isn't true, only one of us is.

Man C: What he said (man B) is true.

The man thought for a minute, and then accuratly pointed out the liers and the truth tellers... Can you do the same?

REVIVE!


Are all three of them liars? If C says B is true, then B is false. If B and C are false, A has to be false because then there would only be one truth teller, right?

hilightnotes
05-26-2009, 06:08 AM
You didn't post a riddle :(
Hope it's not against the rules for me to post my riddle even though there's none for me to answer :P

Someone is pushing a car with no gas. He stops at a hotel, pays $450 to the owner, and then continues on his way, pushing his car.
Why did he pay $450 to the hotel owner if he didn't buy or rent anything... he didn't even park!

Burnvictim42
05-26-2009, 09:53 AM
The man was playing Monopoly, and owed rent to the other player for landing on their space

The poor have me, the rich need me. The brave fear me, and the observant don't see me. If you eat me, you will die. I am what every man carries to their grave. What am i?

qrtda235566
05-26-2009, 09:18 PM
Um...Failure?


King Awesomemans the first was sitting in his throne room when a man walked in with a plan to take over America and talked to Awesomemans about it while his adviser eavesdropped in the other room. His adviser said "Awesomemans! Please, with you can't trust him as far as you can throw him!" Awesomemans honestly agreed with his adviser, but he went through with the plan the next day. Why?

dawesbr
05-26-2009, 09:46 PM
The answer is, the question is WRONG! There is no Awesomemans the first, just KING AWESOMEMANS! HE HAS BEEN, IS, AND ALWAYS WILL BE THE ONE TRUE KING

(oh and also, he's so strong he could throw that guy a loooooooooooong way)


The day before yesterday, Timmy was 13 years old. Next year he'll be 16. What is his birthday, and what is today's date?

Burnvictim42
05-27-2009, 12:52 AM
i don't have the answer to that one... just posting that "failure" isn't the correct answer to mine :P

qrtda235566
05-27-2009, 01:17 AM
The answer is, the question is WRONG! There is no Awesomemans the first, just KING AWESOMEMANS! HE HAS BEEN, IS, AND ALWAYS WILL BE THE ONE TRUE KING

(oh and also, he's so strong he could throw that guy a loooooooooooong way)


The day before yesterday, Timmy was 13 years old. Next year he'll be 16. What is his birthday, and what is today's date?

I would have accepted he's a midget or he's anorexic. SO YOU GET IT WRONG! :mad:

dawesbr
05-27-2009, 10:11 AM
Burn, yours is a golden oldie - Nothing!

I guess mine still stands

The day before yesterday, Timmy was 13 years old. Next year he'll be 16. What is his birthday, and what is today's date?

Burnvictim42
05-27-2009, 10:37 PM
yea, but its still a good riddle :P

and...
does it have something to do with the leap year?

dawesbr
05-27-2009, 11:20 PM
No it does not. Just simple calendars...

Reposting it

The day before yesterday, Timmy was 13 years old. Next year he'll be 16. What is his birthday, and what is today's date?

Burnvictim42
05-27-2009, 11:50 PM
is timmy human?

Reposting it :P

The day before yesterday, Timmy was 13 years old. Next year he'll be 16. What is his birthday, and what is today's date?

EDIT: okay, gotit. I'm literally falling asleep when i suddenly realize the answer lol... and now i cant go back to sleep =/
Today is January first, Timmy's birthday is December 31st.

A man is lying dead on the floor. Around him, there are 53 bicycles. How did the man die?

qrtda235566
05-29-2009, 01:23 AM
He was robbing a bike store and tripped on a rubber duck! :p

There's no sex in your violence. Is everything zen?

Burnvictim42
05-29-2009, 04:05 AM
no, he wasn't robbing a bike store, and he didnt' trip on a rubber duck.

No, everything is not zen, JUST BECAUSE!

johnrulz77
05-29-2009, 05:09 AM
lol.... my "airhead" teacher claims shes intelligent,
wait till i ask her some of these, i wanna hear her brain go boom!