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Sarah
13-07-2004, 01:43 PM
Lets have a thread dedicated to riddles. Someone posts a riddle and then the first person to answer correctly can give their own riddle. Sound like fun? Well it is something to do, anyway. OK, a riddle that you've probably heard before, but never mind:

There is a guy called Mr. Wood. He is a detective and he has to work out mysteries. One day he went to a scene of a suicide. He walked inside and saw his dear friend Tom.

Tom was facing down on a table with a gun in his right hand. There was a pool of blood on the table, also a napkin and a book.

Mr. Wood looked around the room, and then he saw a cassette tape recorder, he went over to it and pressed play. The sounds of the tape were as follows :

It was Tom's voice, he said ''Mr. Wood, I know you'll be the first person to hear this, and you were such a good friend to me, but I can't go on any longer, I don't want to live any more'' the next sound he heard was a gun shot, and the body fall onto the table.

Mr. Wood paused for a moment, then said ''Tom didn't commit suicide, he was murdered''

How Does Mr. Wood know tom was murdered?

apoggy
13-07-2004, 01:46 PM
because the tape recorder had been rewound, it was at the start, if tom had indeed been the only one there once he'd have shot himself the recording would have continued

Sarah
13-07-2004, 01:49 PM
Yes, congratulations, Poggs. You own a brain.

apoggy
13-07-2004, 01:57 PM
Somebody else post a riddle, I don't know any, I will just solve them

Sarah
13-07-2004, 02:00 PM
OK. A woman married 10 men on 10 different days in one city. But she did not break any laws. How was this possible?

apoggy
13-07-2004, 02:41 PM
Vicar, reverand, minister, whatever

Hazzle
14-07-2004, 12:24 AM
Is this a "Riddle Poggs" thread instead? :p

Ok...another easy one...

A taxi driver was going up a one way street the wrong way. He passed two coppers on the corner, and yet they just ignored him. Why?

DefyingGravity
14-07-2004, 12:32 AM
Where they copper pennies?

Hazzle
14-07-2004, 12:48 AM
Nope...sorry...while I'm here I should clarify for our non-English members..."coppers" is slang for police officers. As in "cops" but cooler :D

Jacoby
14-07-2004, 12:55 AM
he was walking....he wasn't in a car.....?

Hazzle
14-07-2004, 01:22 AM
Thas right.

Jacoby
14-07-2004, 01:25 AM
Sarah or Haz, a little help please? I can't think of any riddles to post. Bah.

CFC
14-07-2004, 01:58 AM
What do the numbers one, two, three, four, five, six, eight, nine, ten and twelve have in common that no other numbers have?

spitinthacoola
14-07-2004, 02:53 AM
you just said them?

Mandy
14-07-2004, 03:54 AM
What do the numbers one, two, three, four, five, six, eight, nine, ten and twelve have in common that no other numbers have?

One syllable.

Moe
14-07-2004, 01:15 PM
Pi has only one syllable.

CFC
14-07-2004, 01:31 PM
Mandy got it.

Clinton
30-09-2004, 04:46 AM
Try this riddle: placed above it makes greater things small. Placed beside it makes small things greater. In matters that counts it always comes first. Where others increase it keeps all things the same. What is it?
<Cc>

Jacoby
30-09-2004, 10:30 AM
Try this riddle: placed above it makes greater things small. Placed beside it makes small things greater. In matters that counts it always comes first. Where others increase it keeps all things the same. What is it?
<Cc>

Is it 0(zero)?

Clinton
30-09-2004, 03:19 PM
Ahh ! So very close, it was the number one.

Now try this one: What I am you will often find here; you will never really have me - yet you will often give me up. What am I?

hasselbrad
30-09-2004, 03:49 PM
Ahh ! So very close, it was the number one.

Now try this one: What I am you will often find here; you will never really have me - yet you will often give me up. What am I?

Sanity?

Liam
30-09-2004, 03:53 PM
Money.

Clinton
30-09-2004, 06:36 PM
Nope, but those are two good guesses.

Mandy
30-09-2004, 06:43 PM
Sex. I give up sex a lot.

hasselbrad
30-09-2004, 07:32 PM
Sex gave up on me. :(

frodo1511
30-09-2004, 09:36 PM
This thing all things devours:
Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;
Gnaws iron, bites steel;
Grinds hard stones to meal;
Slays king, ruins town,
And beats high mountain down.

Extra point if you guess where I got this riddle from.

Clinton
30-09-2004, 09:47 PM
This thing all things devours:
Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;
Gnaws iron, bites steel;
Grinds hard stones to meal;
Slays king, ruins town,
And beats high mountain down.

Extra point if you guess where I got this riddle from.


The answer is time

frodo1511
30-09-2004, 09:59 PM
The answer is time

Yah, point for you, clinton, but you still need to guess what book I got it from people.

Richard
30-09-2004, 10:07 PM
This isn't a riddle, but more as a joke.

What do you call a yellow school bus full of white kids?

Clinton
30-09-2004, 10:26 PM
I don't know what book you got that riddle from. But heres another riddle.

- I went into the woods and got it. I then sat down to seek it. I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it! What am I?

Renegade
01-10-2004, 12:22 AM
This isn't a riddle, but more as a joke.

What do you call a yellow school bus full of white kids?

Please don't tell me it's a Twinkie. If so, that's horrible.

Richard
01-10-2004, 12:24 AM
Please don't tell me it's a Twinkie. If so, that's horrible.

It is. It's not like I made that shit up.

Jasper
01-10-2004, 01:13 AM
I went into the woods and got it. I then sat down to seek it. I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it! What am I?

A splinter.

You take off my outside. Cook my inside. Eat my new outside. Throw away my inside. What am I?

Jacoby
01-10-2004, 01:21 AM
A splinter.

You take off my outside. Cook my inside. Eat my new outside. Throw away my inside. What am I?

Corn.

Mags
01-10-2004, 01:55 AM
Chicken (or turkey...or any kind of poultry)

Jacoby
01-10-2004, 01:56 AM
Chicken (or turkey...or any kind of poultry)

No, silly, it's corn. Didn't you see my post? :p

Jasper
01-10-2004, 02:55 AM
Yeah, it's corn... lol

Silly Mags.

deviljet88
01-10-2004, 03:01 AM
Air? I dunno, I hate riddles lol

Clinton
01-10-2004, 03:28 AM
I'm more powerful than god, more evil than the devil, rich people want me, poor people have me, and it you eat me, you die. Who am I?

bryan
01-10-2004, 03:41 AM
The answer is nothing. Not the most clever answer, but yes.

apoggy
01-10-2004, 01:07 PM
I'm more powerful than god, more evil than the devil, rich people want me, poor people have me, and it you eat me, you die. Who am I?

Duckula on a good day

Mandy
01-10-2004, 03:50 PM
Yah, point for you, clinton, but you still need to guess what book I got it from people.

DUH It's from the Two Towers. Ok that makes me sound like a nerd but I read the books as a kid. :p

Clinton
01-10-2004, 05:08 PM
A man weighing 190lbs. carrying three bowling balls weighing 5 lbs each approaches a large ravine. The only way to cross the ravine is a bridge with a weight limit of 200 lbs. The ravine is too far to throw, roll, or float the balls across. How can the man cross the ravine in one trip, with all three bowling balls?

Mandy
01-10-2004, 05:23 PM
Does he weigh 190 lbs WITH the bowling balls or without?

Clinton
01-10-2004, 05:27 PM
When you read the riddle as it is written: "..man weighing 190 lbs. carrying three bowling balls weighing 5 lbs. each ..." - this implies that the man actually weighs 175 lbs, and with the bowling balls, weighs 190.

See how very important our grammar lessons are???!!!

Ya so I guess you got it right.

Clinton
01-10-2004, 05:46 PM
OK. A woman married 10 men on 10 different days in one city. But she did not break any laws. How was this possible?

I don't know if this was answered already but..... It's her job, she's a Justice of the Peace or a Minister.

apoggy
01-10-2004, 06:19 PM
1. don't double post
2. try reading other peoples posts
3. grow a brain

DragonRat
01-10-2004, 07:40 PM
Since we're on digressive discussion of riddles, answer me this:

"What's in my pocket?"

hasselbrad
01-10-2004, 07:48 PM
A dime, 2 nickels and seven pennies. A pocketknife that says "Bad Motherfucker" on it and a folded up stick of...of...**sniff** Doublemint gum.

Mandy
01-10-2004, 07:58 PM
Since we're on digressive discussion of riddles, answer me this:

"What's in my pocket?"

Is it an erection or are you just happy to see me?

hasselbrad
01-10-2004, 08:02 PM
Is it an erection or are you just happy to see me?

Doesn't the first pretty much guarantee the second? :p

Mandy
01-10-2004, 08:08 PM
Doesn't the first pretty much guarantee the second? :p

You never know.

hasselbrad
01-10-2004, 08:11 PM
True. It could just mean someone's finally asked his doctor about...insert ED drug name here.

NearokA
03-10-2004, 05:35 AM
Ahh ! So very close, it was the number one.

Now try this one: What I am you will often find here; you will never really have me - yet you will often give me up. What am I?


placed above it makes greater things small
But 1/1 doesn't make it any smaller. I confused...

Placed beside it makes small things greater.
Any whole number does that...?

In matters that counts it always comes first. Where others increase it keeps all things the same.
I don't understand what you mean here.



When you read the riddle as it is written: "..man weighing 190 lbs. carrying three bowling balls weighing 5 lbs. each ..." - this implies that the man actually weighs 175 lbs, and with the bowling balls, weighs 190.

See how very important our grammar lessons are???!!!

Ya so I guess you got it right.

Still is ambigous statement. You should put man weighs 190lbs while carrying 3 bowling balls. I thought the guy was 190lbs and had 3 extra bowling balls.

Is he 190 lbs and carrying 3 balls or is he 190lbs while carrying 3 balls?

Clinton
03-10-2004, 12:48 PM
placed above it makes greater things small
But 1/1 doesn't make it any smaller. I confused...

Placed beside it makes small things greater.
Any whole number does that...?

In matters that counts it always comes first. Where others increase it keeps all things the same.
I don't understand what you mean here.





Still is ambigous statement. You should put man weighs 190lbs while carrying 3 bowling balls. I thought the guy was 190lbs and had 3 extra bowling balls.

Is he 190 lbs and carrying 3 balls or is he 190lbs while carrying 3 balls?

So! for the first riddle the first two statements aren't very important its the third and fourth ones that give you the answer. So, when it counts, it always comes 'first'(the first number is one) Now for the fourth statement "when others increase it keeps all things the same" this is referring to multiplication 1*2= 2 1*3=3 it keeps all things the same.

The way that the riddle is written would have people believe that the guy weighs 190lbs and is carrying three bowling balls that would add an extra five pounds each, however if it is read correctly, the man, in fact, weighs 175 lbs and is 190 lbs with the three bowling balls.

I hope this answers any questions about these two riddles

ice crystal
04-10-2004, 05:53 PM
the hobbit is the book it came from

Ranman
19-11-2005, 11:51 PM
A man walking down a path comes to a folk in the road.
One path leads to the city of truth
The other to the city of lies
There are two men standing at the start of both paths
One man will always tell the truth
The other man will always lie
You are only allowed to ask one question to either man
What question can you ask one of them to find out which
Path is to the city of truth?

apoggy
20-11-2005, 12:13 AM
Are we assuming the liar os stood at the start of the path of lies and vice versa?

If so i'd ask any of the men if they were female, the liar would say yes, and aside from a very clever surgeon being involved would be outed as the liar and the other path would be taken. The truth teller would obviously say no and you would know his is the correct path.

:p

duckula
20-11-2005, 12:15 AM
Ask them what the other would say then go the other way.

apoggy
20-11-2005, 12:18 AM
I like my answer better, i've heard that one before, shame my memory isnt as powerful as the deductive skills of senor duckula.

Ranman
20-11-2005, 12:21 AM
ok
Your on a rubber life raft
You have a full pack of cigarettes
You have no cigarette lighter, matches or any wood to start a fire
you are alone and in the middle of the ocean
how can you smoke a cigarette?






I stumped the great minds of KKW?

apoggy
20-11-2005, 08:52 PM
Throw one cigarette overboard to make the raft a cigarette lighter

Thanks to my girlfriend's genius! She is the mind behind the Poggs. Obviously far superior to the great minds of KKW.

Note to self: Don't leave your account logged in on girlfriends computer, you have no idea what devious things she can get up to

Note to Apoggy: Devious!? u must have me mixed up with somebody else! Superior intellect maybe...

This is messing with my head, let alone innocent by standers'

*shrug*

Ranman
20-11-2005, 09:12 PM
Yes for the first time you are confusing me

Ranman
15-12-2005, 11:50 PM
Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister?
Why?

Jacoby
16-12-2005, 02:16 AM
Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister?
Why?

No, it is not. Why, you ask? Because that is the law. End of.

Riddle solved.

Ranman
16-12-2005, 10:03 AM
Right Answer, Wrong Reason

Digital_Ice
16-12-2005, 11:11 AM
erm, no. becuase if she is a widow, then he must be dead.

Ranman
16-12-2005, 11:34 AM
Correct!
/me gives ice a piece of cake

A woman gives a beggar 50 cents, the woman is the beggar's
sister, but the beggar is not the woman's brother. How come?

Digital_Ice
16-12-2005, 11:54 AM
they're both girls

Ranman
16-12-2005, 11:59 AM
Two men play five games of checkers. Each man wins the same
number of games. There are no ties. Explain this.

Jacoby
16-12-2005, 12:54 PM
They play the five games against other people?