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#1 2007-12-06 09:43:47

222kitti_kat
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Riddles

Right, I have a riddle for you:

You are standing in a room with three doors.
Through the first door are three men with knives
Through the second door are three men with guns
Through the third door are three lions than haven't eaten three years.
Which door should you go through in order to survive?


It took me seconds by my friend couldn't get it. Can you? smile


...Katie...

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#2 2007-12-06 09:56:14

Daniel123
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Re: Riddles

If the lions haven't eaten in three years then they are very likely to be dead, so that door.

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#3 2007-12-06 10:03:37

222kitti_kat
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Re: Riddles

Well, you're better than my friend! Correct big_smile


I have another one:
A man met two girls at a party and said to them, "You look so alike, you must be twins!"
And they said: "We are born on the same day, of the same month, of the same year, by the same parents, but we are not twins."
How is this possible?


...Katie...

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#4 2007-12-06 11:31:30

mathsyperson
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Re: Riddles

Time travel!


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#5 2007-12-06 13:31:56

JaneFairfax
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Re: Riddles

Oi! Can’t you all use the hide tag? mad

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#6 2007-12-06 20:52:14

222kitti_kat
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Re: Riddles

So mathsyperson, that's not right
But well done Jane, that is corrrect!

Ok, here's my third:
A man lives on the top floor of an 100-floor block of flats.
Every morning, he takes the lift down down-the-stairs and goes to work.
Then, when he returns he gets the lift up to floor 60 and takes the stairs up the rest of the way, except for when its raining.
Why would he do this?


...Katie...

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#7 2007-12-06 21:42:00

NullRoot
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Re: Riddles

Classic one, Katie:

Two from me, the first written by JRR Tolkein, the second is a bit silly:

1.
It cannot be seen, cannot be felt
Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt.
It lies behind stars and under hills,
And empty holes it fills.
It comes first and follows after,
Ends life, kills laughter.

2.
Used my men a thousand times
Used by the world only twice
What's it good for? Absolutely nothing.


Trillian: Five to one against and falling. Four to one against and falling… Three to one, two, one. Probability factor of one to one. We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can’t cope with is therefore your own problem.

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#8 2007-12-07 01:07:46

Zach
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Re: Riddles


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#9 2007-12-07 01:23:39

NullRoot
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Re: Riddles

I knew someone would appreciate the second one big_smile


Trillian: Five to one against and falling. Four to one against and falling… Three to one, two, one. Probability factor of one to one. We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can’t cope with is therefore your own problem.

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#10 2007-12-07 01:26:51

222kitti_kat
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Re: Riddles

And another from me:
It bleeds without a cut.
It looses you over the Atlantic, and gains you on the way back.
What is it?

The riddle works better spoken, by the way.

Last edited by 222kitti_kat (2007-12-07 01:27:04)


...Katie...

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#11 2007-12-07 14:51:27

Identity
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#12 2007-12-07 19:49:40

222kitti_kat
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Re: Riddles

Neither, Identity!
This one is quite though, keep on trying.


...Katie...

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#13 2007-12-07 21:20:55

Devantè
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Re: Riddles

My exciting Riddle House

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