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Riddles, Brain Teasers, & Jokes

Riddle

  1. What has keys but opens no lock, space but no room, you can enter but not go in?

Brain Teaser
2) Two boys and a man need to cross the river. The can only use the canoe. Ir will hold the man’s weight OR two boys. How do they all safely get across?

Joke
3) Why didn’t the nickle roll down the steep hill with the penny?

SPOILERS if you guys are trying to figure them out

  1. keyboard
  2. 2 boys go, one comes back, man goes, other boy comes back, both boys go.
  3. It had more cents?

Well that was fun while it lasted. LOL. Post some if you have any.

Alive without breath,
As cold as death;
Never thirsty, ever drinking,
All in mail never clinking.
What is it?

Bonus points if you know where it’s from

fish ; )

[quote]Gmoore17 wrote:
Alive without breath,
As cold as death;
Never thirsty, ever drinking,
All in mail never clinking.
What is it?

Bonus points if you know where it’s from[/quote]

Fish, The Hobbit.

Lol gotta love that book.

And sticking with that same genius…ness

A box without hinges, key, or lid
Yet golden treasure is hidden within.

And no Hobbit readers haha

Riddle

A glass of water with a single ice cube sits on a table. When the ice has completely melted, will the level of the water have increased, decreased or remain unchanged?

shrug kinda easy but I’m just warming up ; )

Joke
What kind of bees make milk?

[quote]kneedragger79 wrote:
Riddle

A glass of water with a single ice cube sits on a table. When the ice has completely melted, will the level of the water have increased, decreased or remain unchanged?

shrug kinda easy but I’m just warming up ; )[/quote]

Stayed the same.

boo-bees!!

[quote]carlthescorp wrote:
boo-bees!![/quote]

OOhh nice didn’t think of that one for the bee joke aha

good job fuzzy ; )

riddle

A group of explorers in the Arctic come across a naked man frozen in a block of ice. The leader of the expedition immediately says “That’s Adam”. He was right, but how did he know?

[quote]kneedragger79 wrote:
good job fuzzy ; )

riddle

A group of explorers in the Arctic come across a naked man frozen in a block of ice. The leader of the expedition immediately says “That’s Adam”. He was right, but how did he know?[/quote]

Adam and Ev. Had no belly button and was not born from a women more so, a creation by God. BAM all day!

another riddle

You have just walked into a dark two-story house. There are three light switches on the first floor A, B and C. Only one of the switches works, and it turns on the light on the second floor.

You cannot see the second floor light from the first floor and there are no windows in the building, but you do have a flashlight.

You can only make one trip up the stairs, and you can only flip one switch at a time. How do you determine which of the three switches turns on the light on the second floor ?

Riddle:

A fellow’s morning commute to work involves going up a long, steep hill, on which he always has to downshift into third gear to get up. Every evening on his way home, he finds himself riding his brakes down the hill, even if he’s downshifted to second (or even first) gear. How can this be?

[quote]kneedragger79 wrote:
another riddle

You have just walked into a dark two-story house. There are three light switches on the first floor A, B and C. Only one of the switches works, and it turns on the light on the second floor.

You cannot see the second floor light from the first floor and there are no windows in the building, but you do have a flashlight.

You can only make one trip up the stairs, and you can only flip one switch at a time. How do you determine which of the three switches turns on the light on the second floor ?

[/quote]

Turn on switch A, wait two minutes, then turn it off. Turn on switch B, then go upstairs. If the lights is hot, but not on, then switch A was the right switch. If the light’s on, then it’s switch B. If the light is neither hot nor on, then it’s switch C.

he has to take his foot off the gas shrug

[quote]ctschneider wrote:
Riddle:

A fellow’s morning commute to work involves going up a long, steep hill, on which he always has to downshift into third gear to get up. Every evening on his way home, he finds himself riding his brakes down the hill, even if he’s downshifted to second (or even first) gear. How can this be?[/quote]

[quote]ctschneider wrote:
Riddle:

A fellow’s morning commute to work involves going up a long, steep hill, on which he always has to downshift into third gear to get up. Every evening on his way home, he finds himself riding his brakes down the hill, even if he’s downshifted to second (or even first) gear. How can this be?[/quote]

He drives a chevy?

I don’t know; I really suck at these games.

[quote]kneedragger79 wrote:
he has to take his foot off the gas shrug

ctschneider wrote:
Riddle:

A fellow’s morning commute to work involves going up a long, steep hill, on which he always has to downshift into third gear to get up. Every evening on his way home, he finds himself riding his brakes down the hill, even if he’s downshifted to second (or even first) gear. How can this be?

[/quote]

No, no, no. I said a “fellow’s commute,” not a “lady’s commute.” What kind of guy drives with one foot on the brake and the other on the gas. Only women do that.

How bout a paradox, this is one of my favs

The grandfather paradox.

suppose a man travelled back in time and killed his biological grandfather before the latter met the traveler’s grandmother. As a result, one of the traveler’s parents (and by extension the traveller himself) would never have been conceived. This would imply that he could not have travelled back in time after all, which in turn implies the grandfather would still be alive, and the traveller would have been conceived allowing him to travel back in time and kill his grandfather.