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#1 2005-11-28 09:41:18

joesmoe
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Can anyone help me with this riddle?

What has 2 heads, 4 arms, and 3 feet but stands on only one.

I can't figure it out and it has been bothering me.

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#2 2005-11-29 04:31:11

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

A spider balancing on one leg (vertically). As for the other leg, it was lost while the spider fell down a tree (by accident).


Imagination is more important than knowledge

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#3 2005-11-29 04:48:20

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

How does that explain the two heads?


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

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#4 2005-11-29 05:00:16

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

siamese spider? dont know if there is such a thing just guessing.


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#5 2005-11-29 08:22:53

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

A two person balancing act. One person has only one leg.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#6 2005-11-29 11:42:02

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

It's a one word answer if that helps... otherwise I'd go with deformed  conjoined twins smile

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#7 2005-12-06 08:32:28

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

Joesmoe, you know the answer to the riddle yet?


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#8 2005-12-06 09:22:51

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

I have been checking this thread every day waiting for the answer.  It really is bothering me that I can't figure it out yet. (I am sick, I know.)

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#9 2005-12-07 08:56:50

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

Your not sick just curious, as i am.


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#10 2015-04-17 13:11:15

riddleguy
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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

whenever I get a riddle I cant get the answer to, I check out www.riddlehub.org.  they have quite a few riddles, might wanna check there.

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#11 2015-09-19 15:17:21

applejuicefool
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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

A crucifix.

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#12 2015-12-08 06:25:03

Solvitur ambulando
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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

My guess is a weather math. The second head is the head of the arrow. See for example

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-images-rooster-weather-vane-weathercock-silhouette-image32290899

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#13 2015-12-08 06:26:18

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

Huh??? I meant to write weather math. Too early in the morning.

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#14 2015-12-08 06:28:21

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

Something really weird going on here. WEATHER  C O C K E R E L. Has the spell checker gone crazy?

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#15 2015-12-08 06:37:30

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

Seems any words that look vaguely rude are automatically replaced with 'math'. Fair enough to keep the site clean, but too bad if you want to write about roosters.

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#16 2015-12-08 08:01:47

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Re: Can anyone help me with this riddle?

Try mentioning the author of "Tale of Two Cities".


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Thinking is cheating.

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