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juliejtp

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1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of
assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?


2. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?


3. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away ?


4. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, or Sunday?


5. This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious as to just how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so ordinary and
plain that you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is highly unusual though. Study it and think
about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching!



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THE ANSWERS TO ALL FIVE THE RIDDLES ARE BELOW:


1. The third room. Lions that haven't eaten in three years are dead.
That one was easy, right?

2. The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband,
developed it, and hung it up to dry (shot; held under water; and hung).

3. Charcoal, as it is used in barbecuing.

4. Sure you can name three consecutive days, yesterday, today, and
tomorrow!

5. The letter e, which is the most common letter used in the English
language, does not appear even once in the paragraph.
 

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Hi

Here are a few riddles where I shall say if you are right or wrong?


1 My father is older than my grandfather. How is this possible?

2 Two twins were born in March.
Their birthdays were in September though and..
they both married each other.

3 What gets wet as it dries?

4 What is visible in daylight but isn't actually a thing?

Ben
 

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Hi Joyce

You are very, very close with riddle 4.

Juliejtp you are right with Question 3.

Now you have to get Question 1 and 2. Joyce what do you mean by Minister?

Ben
 

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Hi

Here are a few riddles where I shall say if you are right or wrong?


1 My father is older than my grandfather. How is this possible?

2 Two twins were born in March.
Their birthdays were in September though and..
they both married each other.

3 What gets wet as it dries?

4 What is visible in daylight but isn't actually a thing?

Ben

1. - Twins were born in March, Cambridgeshire.
Born in Sept.
Both are members of the Clergy, and performed each others wedding ceremony.

4 - A shadow.

Steve.:)
 

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Hi Juliejtp

I shall tell you the answer.

My father is older than my grandfather. How? The father was 50 when him and his wife had their baby. The mother was only 23 and her father was aged 48.

So the babys father was older than her grandfather because her mothers father was only 48, and her own father was 50 when she was born.

Ben
 

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Hi

My great, great grandmother was born in 1863. Her father was born in 1813 and her mother in 1839. Her fathers father was born in 1777 and her mothers father was born in 1820. So her father was older than her maternal grandad.

Ben
 
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