Riddles ( COMPLETED )

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Post by memory man » Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:55 pm

1. I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I?
2. You measure my life in hours and I serve you by expiring. I’m quick when I’m thin and slow when I’m fat. The wind is my enemy.
3. I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?
4. What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?
5. You see a boat filled with people. It has not sunk, but when you look again you don’t see a single person on the boat. Why?
6. What word in the English language does the following: the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great, while the entire world signifies a great woman. What is the word?
7. What English word has three consecutive double letters?
8. A woman shoots her husband, then holds him underwater for five minutes. Next, she hangs him. Right after, they enjoy a lovely dinner. Explain.
9. I come from a mine and get surrounded by wood always. Everyone uses me. What am I?
10. A girl has as many brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?
11. What disappears as soon as you say its name?
12. How can the number four be half of five?
13. I have keys, but no locks, and no rooms. You can enter, but you can’t go outside. What am I?
14. What gets wet while drying?
15. How many letters are in the alphabet?
16. This belongs to you, but everyone else uses it.
17. What are the next three letters in this combination? OTTFFSS
18. First, think of the color of the clouds. Next, think of the color of snow. Now, think of the color of a bright full moon. Now answer quickly what do cows drink?
19. How is seven different from the rest of the numbers between one and ten?
20. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
21. Which word in the dictionary is always spelled incorrectly?
22. What can you hold in your right hand, but never in your left hand?
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Re: Riddles

Post by glowred » Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:00 pm

4. The letter R

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Re: Riddles

Post by trevnhil » Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:17 pm

MM How many goes each ??
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Re: Riddles

Post by trevnhil » Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:21 pm

15.. Eleven.
21.. Incorrectly.
18.. Water.
20.. The letter 'M'

I had better not do any more :-)
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Post by memory man » Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:28 pm

trevnhil wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:17 pm
MM How many goes each ??



no limit.
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Post by trevnhil » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:03 pm

22. Your left hand
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Post by Crunchie » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:13 pm

7. Bookkeeper

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Post by Dominic » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:50 pm

8. Photography
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Post by Dominic » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:52 pm

11. Silence
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Post by trevnhil » Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:02 pm

13. A Keyboard..(computer)
17. ENT
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Post by Dominic » Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:03 pm

5. They are all married couples.
10. 3 brothers and 4 sisters
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Re: Riddles

Post by trevnhil » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:51 pm

2. A candle
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Post by Varky » Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:03 pm

12 - Roman numeral 'iv' is half of five

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Re: Riddles

Post by Oxfordboy » Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:49 am

6. Heroine
14. A towel

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Re: Riddles

Post by memory man » Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:44 pm

All answers so far are correct.

It only leaves 5 more riddles to guess.

Nos 1, 3, 9, 16 & 19.
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Post by Oxfordboy » Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:30 pm

16. Your name

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Post by trevnhil » Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:27 pm

9. A pencil.
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Re: Riddles

Post by DavidatLWH » Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:54 am

19: It's the only number having two syllables.

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Post by memory man » Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:15 am

All correct so far.

1 & 3 are the last 2 to get.
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Re: Riddles

Post by Cactuslil » Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:56 pm

3 - A map

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