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okily dokily ppl ... i got some riddles for ya ... minus da answas ... lets see ow gud u r biggrin.gif

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1. Cathy has six pairs of black gloves and six pairs of brown gloves in her drawer. In complete darkness, how many gloves must she take from the drawer in order to be sure to get a pair that match? Think carefully!! 2. Mom, Dad, and 2 kids have come to a river, and they find a boat. It is small and can only carry one adult or 2 kids at a time. Both kids are good rowers, but how can the whole family reach the other side of the river? 3. Why can't you take a picture of a Indian woman with hair curlers? 4. What is the largest possible number you can write using only 2 digits - just 2 digits, nothing else? 5. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the tallest mountain in the world? 6. Because cigars cannot be entirely smoked, a hobo who collects cigar butts can make a cigar to smoke out of every 5 butts that he finds. Today, he has collected 25 cigar butts. How many cigars will he be able to smoke? 7. Jenn is facetious. She is also abstemious. She gets pneumonia. Given those clues, what is the only American tree she will like? 8. How many birth days does the average man have? 9. Someone at a party introduces you to your mother's only sister's husband's sister in law. He has no brothers. What do you call this lady? 10. Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of gold? 11. Two planes take off at the same exact moment. They are flying across the Atlantic. One leaves New York and is flying to Paris at 500 miles per hour. The other leaves Paris and is flying to New York at only 450 miles per hour ( because of a strong head wind ). Which one will be closer to Paris when they meet? 12. A carpenter was in a terrible hurry. He had to work as quickly as possible to cut a very heavy 10 foot plank into 10 equal sections. If it takes 1 minute per cut, how long will it take him to get the 10 equal pieces? 13. Why are 1898 silver dollars worth more than 1897 silver dollars? 14. What English word can have 4 of its 5 letters removed and still retain it's original pronunciation? 15. Johnny's mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child's name? 16. In your sock drawer, you have a ratio of 5 pairs of blue socks, 4 pairs of brown socks, and 6 pairs of black socks. In complete darkness, how many socks would you need to pull out to get a matching pair of the same color? 17. How can a woman living in New Jersey, legally marry 3 men, without ever getting a divorce, be widowed, or becoming legally separated? 18. A woman goes into a hardware store to buy something for her house. When asked the price, the clerk replies, "the price of one is twelve cents, the price of forty-four is twenty-four cents, and the price a hundred and forty-four is thirty-six cents. What does the woman want to buy? 19. If there are 5 apples on the counter and you take away 2, how many do you have? 20. If, having only one match, on a freezing winter day, you entered a room which contained a lamp, a kerosene heater, and a wood burning stove, which should you light first.

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1. 2. NO-ONE SAID MUM AND DAD CAN'T ROW EITHER!! SO BOTH KIDS GET IN AND ROW ACROSS. ONE KID GETS OUT. THE OTHER ROWS BACK AND GETS OUT. MUM GETS IN AND ROWS TO THE OTHER SIDE AND GETS OUT. THE KID GETS IN AND ROWS TO THE FIRST SIDE. THE OTHER KID GETS IN THE THEY ROW TO THE SECOND SIDE. ONE KID GETS OUT AND STANDS WITH MUM. THE OTHER ROWS BACK AND GETS OUT. DAD GETS IN AND ROWS TO THE SECOND SIDE. THE KID GETS BACK IN AND ROWS BACK TO THE FIRST SIDE. THE OTHER KID GETS IN AND THEY BOTH ROW TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER AND GET OUT. biggrin.gif 3. 4. IF DIGITS ARE FINGERS THEN WHATEVER I WANT 5. Mt. Everest6. NONE7. THIS HAS GOTTA BE A SUPID ANSWER!8. ONE9. MUM10. THEY BOTH WEIGH THE SAME11. THEY'RE BOTH THE SAME DISTANCE12. NINE MINUTES 13. BECAUSE THERE'S ONE MORE? 14. ?15. Johnny16. TWO COS I ROLL MINE TOGETHER IN MATCHIN PAIRS17. COS SHE'S A VICAR/PRIEST ETC.18. something for her house19. TWO20. THE MATCH

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