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Old 04-21-2021, 01:11 PM   #1  
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Default Brain Teasers, Riddles, What Not

Youíre in a cabin and itís pitch black. You have one match on you. Which do you light first: the newspaper, the lamp, the candle, or the fire?

What do you call a bear with no teeth?

An English word has six letters, remove one letter, and twelve remains. What am I?

What do you get from a pampered cow?

How do you keep a bagel from getting away?


What is as light as a feather, but even the worldís strongest man couldnít hold it for more than a minute?

What did the greatest dentist get at the awards ceremony?
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Old 04-21-2021, 01:43 PM   #2  
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Without google...

I'm sure it's a trick question but I'll light the candle first, which I can use to light the fire and lamp.

Pampered cow... no poo?

Lochs for the bagel.

Air/breath for what you can't hold (but I know divers who can hold it for 2-3 minutes).
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Without google...

I'm sure it's a trick question but I'll light the candle first, which I can use to light the fire and lamp.

Pampered cow... no poo?

Lochs for the bagel.

Air/breath for what you can't hold (but I know divers who can hold it for 2-3 minutes).
You light the match first
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It canít be the match as that is not one of the options given.
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It canít be the match as that is not one of the options given.
I think is the ďfireĒ. As it was listed and not a match
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It canít be the match as that is not one of the options given.
Let me ask you this. How are you gonna light any of those other objects without lighting the match first. This is an old riddle. The match is the answer.
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Let me ask you this. How are you gonna light any of those other objects without lighting the match first. This is an old riddle. The match is the answer.
I figured it was a trick question.
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Most riddles are.
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Let me ask you this. How are you gonna light any of those other objects without lighting the match first. This is an old riddle. The match is the answer.
I understand the riddle, but I don't like the wording because it literally forces you away from choosing the match. A better structure would be:

Youíre in a cabin and itís pitch black. Around you there is a newspaper, a lamp, a candle, and wood in a fireplace. You have one match on you. Which do you light first?

This one supports jumping past the match to find the answer. Slow down and it becomes obvious. A simple, but good riddle.
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Whatís bigger than the universe
the dead eat it
and if you eat it
you will be dead
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