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Who doesn't like a good riddle (or for the one's I'll post.....a riddle)?

Please share your riddles here.

And for the reader.....try to not peek at the answer until you struggle for a bit!!!

Edit:  Per Anne's good call, do not post the answer until folks have guessed it (then confirm) or haven't been able to for a bit.  Thanks!
 
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What begins with T, ends with T, and has T in it?

A teapot.
 
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What begins with an “E” but only has one letter?

An envelope.
 
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What can travel around the world without leaving its corner?

A stamp.
 
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It might be fun to not give the answer and see who can guess.

My problem is when I scroll down I see the answer before the sentence.
Staff note (Greg Martin) :

Agreed: From this point forward post the riddle without the answer so the guessing can begin! (thanks Anne)

 
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What can you catch but cannot throw?

 
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Jack Durston wrote:What can you catch but cannot throw?


A break?
 
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Jack Durston wrote:What can you catch but cannot throw?



A cold?
 
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The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??
 
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Forwards I weigh a lot. But backwards I do not. What am I?
 
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A cold

Ugh. Time lapse. 😁
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:Forwards I weigh a lot. But backwards I do not. What am I?



A delivery truck?
 
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The man lives in a little square house with a window in each wall. Every window faces south. He only leaves for work one day per year. Who is the man?
 
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T Melville wrote:

Silas Rempel wrote:Forwards I weigh a lot. But backwards I do not. What am I?



A delivery truck?


Nope😁
 
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A cold, a break, the train, bus or a plane, this one is quite open.
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:Forwards I weigh a lot. But backwards I do not. What am I?



ton
 
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Greg Martin wrote:

Silas Rempel wrote:Forwards I weigh a lot. But backwards I do not. What am I?



ton



Correct!!! Good job!
 
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A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet?
 
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T Melville wrote:The man lives in a little square house with a window in each wall. Every window faces south. He only leaves for work one day per year. Who is the man?


Santa Claus 🎅
 
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Greg Martin wrote:A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet?



did he write the words ‘your exact weight’?
 
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did he write the words ‘your exact weight’?


That he did Mr. mosser!
 
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T Melville wrote:The man lives in a little square house with a window in each wall. Every window faces south. He only leaves for work one day per year. Who is the man?


Santa Claus 🎅



You got it!
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??



not to be too potty-minded,but...a dump? the more i take a poop, the more i leave behind.

relatedly, the more dirt i shovel out of a hole, the more hole there is.
 
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greg mosser wrote:

Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??



not to be too potty-minded,but...a dump? the more i take a poop, the more i leave behind.

relatedly, the more dirt i shovel out of a hole, the more hole there is.


Nope try again 😁
 
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When you need me, you throw me away. But when you're done with me, you bring me back.
 
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Anne Miller wrote:When you need me, you throw me away. But when you're done with me, you bring me back.


Anchor
 
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Where does dragon milk come from?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??


Time?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??


Time?


Nope. please try again
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??


Photographs?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??


Photographs?


Nope, please try again
 
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Anne Miller wrote:When you need me, you throw me away. But when you're done with me, you bring me back.


Anchor



Correct!






 
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T Melville wrote:Where does dragon milk come from?



Throughout the ages, Dragon's Milk has been used as a term to describe potent ales and elixirs worth of celebration – a reward at the end of the journey. We are proud to be stewards of that ancient tradition today, hand-crafting each batch of Dragon's Milk Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout in Holland, Michigan.

dragonmilk.com

I bet that is not the answer!
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??



Air?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??



Air?


Nope, try again
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:

Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??



Air?


Nope, try again



Footstep?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:

Silas Rempel wrote:The more you take the more you leave behind. What am I??



Air?


Nope, try again



Footstep?


You are correct!!! Congratulations!!!
 
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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.
 
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Greg Martin wrote: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.


A candle??? I have thought way to hard on this.
 
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T Melville wrote:Where does dragon milk come from?



dragonmilk.com

I bet that is not the answer!



Not what I had in mind no. This actually straddles the line between riddle and joke.
 
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