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greg mosser wrote:

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What two things can never be eaten for breakfast?



lunch & dinner



Correct!
 
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Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



A secret?
 
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greg mosser wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



a mystery?


This is correct, but I'm looking for a different word.
 
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T Melville wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



A secret?


Not quite what I'm looking for, though that is a great answer.
 
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Greg Martin wrote:

T Melville wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



A secret?


Not quite what I'm looking for, though that is a great answer.



A question?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



So many excellent replies, am waiting on the correct answer with bated breath:)
 
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Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



So many excellent replies, am waiting on the correct answer with bated breath:)


Me too!  (hehehe...seriously there is a specific word I want!)
Good one Anne, but not THE one.
 
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Greg Martin wrote:

Megan Palmer wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



So many excellent replies, am waiting on the correct answer with bated breath:)


Me too!  (hehehe...seriously there is a specific word I want!)
Good one Anne, but not THE one.



A riddle?
 
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Anne Miller wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:

Megan Palmer wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



So many excellent replies, am waiting on the correct answer with bated breath:)


Me too!  (hehehe...seriously there is a specific word I want!)
Good one Anne, but not THE one.



A riddle?


DING, DING, DING.  You win the apple prize Anne!  Woohoo!
Couldn't resist that one echoing this thread name.
 
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What tastes better than it smells?
 
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Bihai Il wrote:What tastes better than it smells?


a mouth?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:

Bihai Il wrote:What tastes better than it smells?


a mouth?



Very close.
 
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Ahh....a tongue?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:Ahh....a tongue?



That's it!
 
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What has 6 faces but does not wear makeup, and 21 eyes but cannot see?
 
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Anne Miller wrote:What has 6 faces but does not wear makeup, and 21 eyes but cannot see?



A die. (If 12 and 42 the answer would be much more recognizable)
 
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Classics time....

As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?
 
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I'm easily duped by number riddles, but I think I've got this one! 2,401

Edit one hour later... or is it one? Ugh!
 
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Greg Martin wrote:Classics time....

As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?



One, all others were going the other way.
 
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Greg Martin wrote:Classics time....

As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?



just one, me. the man with all the wives, cats, sacks, and kits was coming t’other way, which is why i met him in the road.
 
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Anne Miller wrote:What has 6 faces but does not wear makeup, and 21 eyes but cannot see?



A die. (If 12 and 42 the answer would be much more recognizable)



That's not the right answer.  I had to do research before I could say that.
 
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Anne Miller wrote:

William Bagwell wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:What has 6 faces but does not wear makeup, and 21 eyes but cannot see?



A die. (If 12 and 42 the answer would be much more recognizable)



That's not the right answer.  I had to do research before I could say that.



I am sorry you are correct.  I had to do more research to be able to say that.

A die is one

A dice is two.

I need to do riddles that I know the correct answer and not believe the answer that was given.
 
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I think I know the correct answer to this one:

Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on earth?
 
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Joylynn Hardesty wrote:I'm easily duped by number riddles, but I think I've got this one! 2,401

Edit one hour later... or is it one? Ugh!


A bunch of correct answers!  Yup...just one.
 
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Anne Miller wrote:I think I know the correct answer to this one:

Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on earth?



Mount Everest.
 
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Bihai Il wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:I think I know the correct answer to this one:

Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on earth?



Mount Everest.



Correct!
 
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What month has 28 days?
 
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Bihai Il wrote:What month has 28 days?



Every month has 28 days.
 
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A father and his son are driving in a car and get into a terrible accident. The father dies and the son is gravely injured. He is rushed to the emergency room and quickly rolled into the operating room. There, the surgeon looks at the boy and says: "I cannot operate on this boy, he is my son!"
How is this possible?
 
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Annie Collins wrote:A father and his son are driving in a car and get into a terrible accident. The father dies and the son is gravely injured. He is rushed to the emergency room and quickly rolled into the operating room. There, the surgeon looks at the boy and says: "I cannot operate on this boy, he is my son!"
How is this possible?



The surgeon is the mother?
 
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Bihai Il wrote:

Annie Collins wrote:A father and his son are driving in a car and get into a terrible accident. The father dies and the son is gravely injured. He is rushed to the emergency room and quickly rolled into the operating room. There, the surgeon looks at the boy and says: "I cannot operate on this boy, he is my son!"
How is this possible?



The surgeon is the mother?



Yes!!
 
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I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even.
 
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seven
 
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What is the significance of this sentence?
PACK MY BOX WITH FIVE DOZEN LIQUOR JUGS.
 
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i thought i could see it, but it doesn’t seem to be what i thought...
 
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Uses all five classic vowels plus Y in an incredibly short sentence.
 
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William Bagwell wrote:Uses all five classic vowels plus Y in an incredibly short sentence.


Bring me home William....all five vowels plus Y.....and....
 
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I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even.

greg mosser wrote:seven



Correct
 
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Greg Martin wrote:

William Bagwell wrote:Uses all five classic vowels plus Y in an incredibly short sentence.


Bring me home William....all five vowels plus Y.....and....



well, it uses all the letters, but it uses at least one twice, so...it could be shorter. this is the problem i had with it last night...such a perfectionist. 🙄
 
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