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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1100 on: 30/04/2010 00:32:39 »
Come on L-Kira, this thread is supposed to be fun and light hearted. It's not a competition so please don't take things personally.
 

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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1101 on: 30/04/2010 04:11:26 »
Come on L-Kira, this thread is supposed to be fun and light hearted. It's not a competition so please don't take things personally.
 

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I guessed exactly.
I knew that you would post comment like this.

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« Reply #1102 on: 30/04/2010 04:46:38 »
Come on L-Kira, this thread is supposed to be fun and light hearted. It's not a competition so please don't take things personally.
 
Not the thread it seems as if you wanna support Omid.am I correct ?

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« Reply #1103 on: 30/04/2010 05:43:31 »
Sorry for the interruption.

Normal service has been resumed as soon as possible.
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« Reply #1104 on: 30/04/2010 07:31:52 »
Sorry for the interruption.

Normal service has been resumed as soon as possible.
what do you mean ?
very nice try Geezer.
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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1105 on: 01/05/2010 09:10:39 »
OK let omid post a new riddle, [::)]

the more you take the more you left behind?????????????? [;)]

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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1106 on: 01/05/2010 21:40:34 »
Is it my wife's cooking? Her baking is the worst!

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« Reply #1107 on: 01/05/2010 21:42:01 »
You know what they say.....


"hell hath no fury like a woman's scones".
 

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« Reply #1108 on: 02/05/2010 02:24:34 »
You know what they say.....


"hell hath no fury like a woman's scones".
 

That's a good one. Did you make it up, or did you borrow it?
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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1109 on: 02/05/2010 11:25:43 »
Is it my wife's cooking? Her baking is the worst!

JOHN!!!!!!! [>:(] [>:(] [>:(]

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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1110 on: 02/05/2010 13:22:27 »
In general, the more time I take the more I get left behind.
(However in certain circumstances, the more time I take the better).
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« Reply #1111 on: 02/05/2010 13:52:50 »
That's a good one. Did you make it up ....?

No, no. All highly original, first generation plagiarism.


the more you take the more you leave behind?????????????? [;)]


Is it footsteps? Time? Geraniums? A hole?
« Last Edit: 02/05/2010 14:08:54 by John Chapman »

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« Reply #1112 on: 02/05/2010 14:07:31 »
In anticipation of getting it right I've got another riddle.

Two mothers and two daughters go to McDonalds and buy one hamburger for each of them. The cashier hands them THREE hamburgers and they all leave eating a separate burger. How is this possible?

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« Reply #1113 on: 02/05/2010 16:42:06 »
Is it footsteps?

Thank You John, [:)]

Two mothers and two daughters go to McDonalds and buy one hamburger for each of them. The cashier hands them THREE hamburgers and they all leave eating a separate burger. How is this possible?

Let omid hazard a guess, ummmmmm........ [::)] [::)] [::)]

is it cz there're three of them, a granny, a mum and the grand daughter?

Did omid guess it right?????????? [???]

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« Reply #1114 on: 02/05/2010 18:19:22 »
Oh bum! That was quick.

Oh well, Omid is the queen of riddles. I should have guessed she'd get it.  [;D]

In that case, here's TWO more to test her puzzling skills:

What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?

AND

What can go up a chimney down but not down a chimney up?

Aha. That's gotcha!
 

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« Reply #1115 on: 02/05/2010 22:06:52 »
What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?

AND

What can go up a chimney down but not down a chimney up?

well the answer to the 1st one might be paint coat (omid not sure) [:-\]

and the 2nd one is stairs (omid very sure about this cz omid've already posted that) [;)]
« Last Edit: 02/05/2010 22:08:26 by omid »

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« Reply #1116 on: 02/05/2010 22:33:10 »
2nd one is stairs (omid very sure about this cz omid've already posted that) [;)]

2nd one is umbrella.

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« Reply #1117 on: 02/05/2010 22:38:06 »
Omid


Your first answer is CORRECT. Well done Omid.

Your second answer is .......



             ....... WRONG!!!!  [:o] (Gasp from the audience)

What have stairs got to do with going up and down chimneys?


Oh dear. That's so sad. (hahaha! Hehehehehe! Hohohahaha!)

Everyone! I've beaten Omid, the Puzzle Queen! Whahahahaha!
 
« Last Edit: 03/05/2010 13:15:27 by John Chapman »

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« Reply #1118 on: 02/05/2010 22:41:01 »

2nd one is umbrella.


Excellent answer from the Font of all Knowledge, RD. (Small round of applause for RD from John C)
 

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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1119 on: 02/05/2010 22:53:29 »
[:o] (Gasp from the audience)

Gasping audience can be heard if you click on the shocked face above then press the play triangle (top left of graph).

« Last Edit: 02/05/2010 22:55:10 by RD »

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« Reply #1120 on: 02/05/2010 23:18:24 »
Wahay! That's fantastic!
 
And this sound was me beating Omid:
[;D]
 

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« Reply #1121 on: 04/05/2010 10:20:47 »
Wahay! That's fantastic!
 
And this sound was me beating Omid:
[;D]
 

 [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]*Sniff sniff* [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]

so silly of omid, omid ACTUALLY've posted this riddle but still gave you the wrong answer

 [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]*sniff sniff* [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]

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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1122 on: 04/05/2010 10:26:03 »
Ok here's the next one please!

BenV wanted to leave all of his money to one of his three friends, but he didn't know which one he should give it to. He gave each of them a few coins and told them to buy something that would be able to fill their living room.
 
John Chapman bought straw, but there was not enough to fill the room.
 
Geezer bought some sticks, but they still did not fill the room.
 
BORED Chemist  bought two things that filled the room, so he obtained BenV's fortune.

What were the two things that BORED chemist bought? [;)] [;)] [;)]
« Last Edit: 04/05/2010 17:29:18 by omid »

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« Reply #1123 on: 04/05/2010 19:21:56 »
Actually, I'm such a smarta*** I can fill the room with just one object. It rhymes with something you could do with the straw John bought.
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« Reply #1124 on: 04/05/2010 21:45:28 »
BC brought Hydrogen and Sulphide?
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« Reply #1125 on: 05/05/2010 07:03:29 »

 [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]*Sniff sniff* [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]

so silly of omid, omid ACTUALLY've posted this riddle but still gave you the wrong answer

 [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]*sniff sniff* [:-'(] [:-'(] [:-'(]

Ahhh. Don't worry, you're still the Queen of Puzzles. And I don't know the answer to your last puzzle. Could it be something to do with smell and light? So for instance he bought perfume and a light bulb?

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« Reply #1126 on: 05/05/2010 17:40:44 »
Ahhh. Don't worry, you're still the Queen of Puzzles.And I don't know the answer to your last puzzle. Could it be something to do with smell and light? So for instance he bought perfume and a light bulb?

Omid guess you being too kind to omid [:I] and omid also sense that you know the answer cz you've almost answered it. [^]

It was a candle and match box.

What can be seen, but cannot be touched, and when put in a barrel, will make the barrel lighter? [;)]

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« Reply #1127 on: 05/05/2010 19:24:49 »
That's a whole different question.
Anyway I think you can fill the room with light using just a match (a risky business if the room is thatched with straw.)
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« Reply #1128 on: 06/05/2010 08:15:24 »
That's a whole different question.
[:D] [:D] [:D]

Thank you for the right answer [:)]

Sergi and Sally where sitting in their family room one night. While Sergi was watching T.V his wife Sally was reading. All of a sudden the power went out and Sergi decided to go to bed, but Sally kept on reading. With no use of artificial light, Sally kept on reading. How? [;)]

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« Reply #1129 on: 06/05/2010 17:22:00 »
Perhaps they were enjoying a polar summer and 24hr sunshine. 

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Re: who can answer this one?
« Reply #1130 on: 06/05/2010 18:50:42 »
Light and air

Sally is blind, and was reading a braille book.

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« Reply #1131 on: 06/05/2010 18:59:39 »
Light and air

Sally is blind, and was reading a braille book.

OOOOOOO omid impressed!!!!!!!!! [^] [^] [^]

A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bustrip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why? [;)]

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« Reply #1132 on: 07/05/2010 18:55:57 »
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
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« Reply #1133 on: 07/05/2010 19:50:25 »
Ahh. Not if you're my Grandad, it doesn't.

He choked on an apple and died.

That's a true story. He was in hospital at the time and was suffering from mental illness. He tried to stuff all his food in his mouth at the same time and choked.    [xx(]

His father also suffered from mental illness and so did his son, my father, all around their mid-life period. Worryingly, I'm now 46. You will let me know if I ever say anything strange, won't you.

Penguin.
 

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« Reply #1134 on: 08/05/2010 13:26:01 »
Ahh. Not if you're my Grandad, it doesn't.

He choked on an apple and died.

That's a true story. He was in hospital at the time and was suffering from mental illness. He tried to stuff all his food in his mouth at the same time and choked.    [xx(]

His father also suffered from mental illness and so did his son, my father, all around their mid-life period. Worryingly, I'm now 46. You will let me know if I ever say anything strange, won't you.

Penguin.

Omid sorry to hear that [:(]

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Thank you Geezer [:)]

Two girls have were born the same day, at just about the same time, in the same hospital, the same year, and they have the same parents. How is it possible that they aren't twins? [;)]

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« Reply #1135 on: 08/05/2010 19:12:50 »
At least one of them was adopted.
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« Reply #1136 on: 08/05/2010 20:03:02 »
They have a third sibling; they are triplets.
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« Reply #1137 on: 08/05/2010 20:32:43 »
They have a third sibling; they are triplets.

Oooh. That's clever.
 

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« Reply #1138 on: 09/05/2010 14:04:51 »
They have a third sibling; they are triplets.

Thank You BORED chemist [:)]

There was once a man who had a very selfish and unkind son. So one day the father sent his son to the market with one coin and said, "I am sick and tired of your selfish ways. Take this coin and buy with it: something to feed the cows, something to plant in the garden, something for us to eat, and something for us to drink. Dont come back until you do this!" He is only allowed to buy one item. What did he buy that fulfilled his father's wish? [;)]

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« Reply #1139 on: 10/05/2010 21:00:21 »
Well done Omid, Queen of Puzzles. This one seems to have got us all stumped. I'm trying to think of a single food that can fulfil all those functions. Any chance of a clue?  [:o)]

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« Reply #1140 on: 11/05/2010 08:47:13 »
Barley? A cow can eat it, it can be made into bread, you can plant barley plants and it can be brewed into beer.It sortof fulfills all of the requirements.

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« Reply #1141 on: 13/05/2010 15:48:15 »
Well done Omid, Queen of Puzzles. This one seems to have got us all stumped. I'm trying to think of a single food that can fulfil all those functions. Any chance of a clue?  [:o)]

OK!!! [::)]

Its a fruite, maybe John likes it too [;)]

summer fruite with red, green and black color!!! [8D]

omid've posted a riddle about this fruite earlier too. [8)]

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« Reply #1142 on: 13/05/2010 17:06:11 »
What about a gourd or melon of some sort.  You can squeeze for juice to drink, eat the flesh, plant the seed and animals will eat the hard rind that we cannot
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« Reply #1143 on: 13/05/2010 17:12:04 »
What about a gourd or melon of some sort.  You can squeeze for juice to drink, eat the flesh, plant the seed and animals will eat the hard rind that we cannot

Not bad Imatfaal [;D] omid impressed [:)]

A woman who lived in germany during world war two wanted to cross the german/swiss border in order to escape nazi persuers. The bridge which she is to cross is a half mile across, over a large canyon. Every three minutes a guard comes out of his bunker and checks if anyone is on the bridge. If a person is caught trying to escape german side to the swiss side they are shot. If caught crossing the other direction without papers they are sent back. She knows that it takes at least five minutes to cross the bridge, in which time the guard will see her crossing and shoot her. How does she get across? [;)] [;)] [;)]

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« Reply #1144 on: 13/05/2010 18:10:42 »
She starts walking across the bridge immediately after the guard goes back in his bunker. She walks towards Switzerland for 2.5 minutes, then turns around and starts walking back to Germany. The guard then sends her to Switzerland because she has no papers.

Next.
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« Reply #1145 on: 13/05/2010 18:14:32 »
She starts walking across the bridge immediately after the guard goes back in his bunker. She walks towards Switzerland for 2.5 minutes, then turns around and starts walking back to Germany. The guard then sends her to Switzerland because she has no papers.

Next.

Pretty confident uh?
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My lightning comes before my rain.
My rain dries up all the land it touches.
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« Reply #1146 on: 15/05/2010 10:28:28 »
A sandstorm?            [???]

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« Reply #1147 on: 15/05/2010 12:03:47 »
A sandstorm?            [???]

Volcano, [::)]

sorry!!!!!!!!!!! [:(]

A woman was sitting on a windowsill on the 35th floor of a building. She was about to commit suicide. The police surrounded the bottom of the building telling her NOT to jump. Her husband was in the room with her and kept trying to stop her. She got nervous and fell, yet she did not get or hurt or even a scratch. Why? [;)]

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« Reply #1148 on: 15/05/2010 19:42:08 »
She fell into the room.
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« Reply #1149 on: 16/05/2010 11:49:48 »
She fell into the room.

Thank You Geezer [:)]

A guy bet his neighbor $100 dollars that his dog could jump higher than a house. Thinking this not possible, the neighbor took the bet an lost.
Why did he lose the bet? [;)]