A couple of puzzles for ya

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by centralcalcat, Jan 17, 2006.

  1. centralcalcat

    centralcalcat New Member

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    Can You Figure these Out?
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    > 1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between
    > three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of
    > assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that
    > haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?
    >
    > 2. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water
    > for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they
    > both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can
    > this be?
    >
    > 3. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray
    > when you throw it away?
    >
    > 4. Can you name three consecuti ve days without using the words
    > Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
    >
    > 5. This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can
    > find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so plain you would
    > think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is
    > unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not
    > find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to
    > do so without any coaching!

    Rep points for correct answers
     
  2. Eithne

    Eithne New Member

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    2. She took his picture and developed it

    3. coals
     

  3. centralcalcat

    centralcalcat New Member

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    well there is two, three more left
     
  4. Big Country01

    Big Country01 New Member

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    #1 the lions den, if those lions ain't ate in three years then they ain't breething cause they died from starvation...

    #2 someday, everyday and today...
     
  5. SSG Johnson

    SSG Johnson New Member

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    #4 christmas eve, christmas day and the day after christmas.
     
  6. spoonfish

    spoonfish New Member

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    #1.Whats it matter if hes commited to death , there all gonna kill him.
     
  7. centralcalcat

    centralcalcat New Member

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    #1 is correct but the second one is not
     
  8. centralcalcat

    centralcalcat New Member

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    Good guess but looking for a different answer
     
  9. spoonfish

    spoonfish New Member

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    LOL i had the lions but thought that must be too obvious...
     
  10. spoonfish

    spoonfish New Member

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    #4 yesterday, today, and the day after. ie tomorrow
     
  11. Eithne

    Eithne New Member

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    The letter "e" is nowhere in the paragraph?
     
  12. centralcalcat

    centralcalcat New Member

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    correct and spoonfish you got it too, I will have to give your reps points tommarrow morning, apparently I have given out too much in the last 24 hours, LOL.
     
  13. shania

    shania New Member

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    #3. is a "newspaper" But Coals sounds better.

    Bert:cool:
    (Shaina)
     
  14. FS Driver

    FS Driver New Member

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    im too late oops
     
  15. Eithne

    Eithne New Member

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    We got them all, nice job guys. :)

    Keep those puzzles coming....they're fun! :cool:
     
  16. T-Bone

    T-Bone New Member

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    Well, I missed out too. But, wouldn't have got them away.
     
  17. webster_catman

    webster_catman New Member

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    1. room 3 the lions r dead 2. she took his pic. 3 charcol 4. yesterday today and tommorrow.
     
  18. Fatkat

    Fatkat New Member

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    what is this item?

    The maker wants to get rid of it.
    The buyer don't need it.
    The user don't know their using it.
     
  19. cook

    cook New Member

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    A coffin??:crying:
     
  20. Big Country01

    Big Country01 New Member

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    i agree wuth cook, a coffin