Riddles of the Week

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  1. YemeniQueen

    YemeniQueen مشرف سابق

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    A Part of Me
    I am partially baked.
    I am not completely lit.
    I am a portion of the moon.
    I am lesser than full wit.
    I am a divider of the hour.
    I am not a total lie.
    I am a sibling through one parent.
    ???Can you guess....what am I
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    A Man and Two Doors
    A man is trapped in a room. The room has only two possible exits: two doors. Through the first door there is a room constructed from magnifying glass. The blazing hot sun instantly fries anything or anyone that enters. Through the second door there is a fire-breathing dragon. How does the man escape?
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    Anniversary Discount

    A fancy restaurant in New York was offering a promotional deal. A married couple could eat at the restaurant for half-price on their anniversary. To prevent scams, the couple would need proof of their wedding date.

    One Thursday evening, a couple claimed it was their anniversary, but didn't bring any proof. The restaurant manager was called to speak with the couple. When the manager asked to hear about the wedding day, the wife replied with the following: "Oh, it was a wonderful Sunday afternoon, birds were chirping, and flowers were in full bloom." After nearly 10 minutes of ranting, she comes to tell him that today was their 28th wedding anniversary.

    "How lovely", the manager said, "However, you do not qualify for the discount. Today is not your anniversary, you are a liar".


    How did the manager know that it wasn't their anniversary?
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    Einstein's Riddle
    Einstein wrote the following riddle. He said that 98% of the world could not solve it. But several NIEHS scientists were able to solve it, and they said it's not all that hard if you pay attention and are very patient. Give it a try:

    There are 5 houses in 5 different colors in a row. In each house lives a person with a different nationality. The 5 owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar, and keep a certain pet. No owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigar, or drink the same beverage. Other facts:

    1. The Brit lives in the red house.
    2. The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
    3. The Dane drinks tea.
    4. The green house is on the immediate left of the white house.
    5. The green house's owner drinks coffee.
    6. The owner who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
    7. The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
    8. The owner living in the center house drinks milk.
    9. The Norwegian lives in the first house.
    10. The owner who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.
    11. The owner who keeps the horse lives next to the one who smokes Dunhill.
    12. The owner who smokes Bluemasters drinks beer.
    13. The German smokes Prince.
    14. The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
    15. The owner who smokes Blends lives next to the one who drinks water.
    The question is: WHO OWNS THE FISH?
    Hint : Just take your time. This one should take you some time and is probably one of the harder riddles you see.

    Good Luck everyone....I will post the answers at the end of the week
    Wasalam
     
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  3. yemen_samurai

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    the answer for the last
    is

    the german
     
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  5. yemen_samurai

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    who lives in the in green house
    drinking coffee
    smokes prince
    and own the fish
     
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  7. Asgarnia Lord

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    Anniversary Discount

    A fancy restaurant in New York was offering a promotional deal. A married couple could eat at the restaurant for half-price on their anniversary. To prevent scams, the couple would need proof of their wedding date.

    One Thursday evening, a couple claimed it was their anniversary, but didn't bring any proof. The restaurant manager was called to speak with the couple. When the manager asked to hear about the wedding day, the wife replied with the following: "Oh, it was a wonderful Sunday afternoon, birds were chirping, and flowers were in full bloom." After nearly 10 minutes of ranting, she comes to tell him that today was their 28th wedding anniversary.

    "How lovely", the manager said, "However, you do not qualify for the discount. Today is not your anniversary, you are a liar".


    How did the manager know that it wasn't their anniversary?


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    The solution is easy


    if before 28 years their wedding was on Sunday then their anniversary should be on Monday

    Common sense lol
     
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  9. صيد الخاطر

    صيد الخاطر عضو فعّال

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    THE ONE ABOUT THE MAN TRAPPED IN THE ROOM
    QUIET SIMPLE REALLY...... YOU MENTIONED IT FRIES
    ANYTHING OR ANYONE THAT ENTERS..... BUT HE IS
    EXITING......... OR BETTER STILL HE COULD WAIT UNTIL
    THE SUN-SETS BEFORE GOING OUT..........
     
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  11. maram

    maram عضو فعّال

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    Very nice riddles YemeniQueen waiting for the second part
     
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  13. عــاهد

    عــاهد مشرف سابق

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    اليوم عندنا مطر:D
     
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  15. Hunting-Lover

    Hunting-Lover قلم ذهبي

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    صُيبتم نافعاً

    BTW thx sister
     
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  17. YemeniQueen

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    You're all correct:)
     
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  19. YemeniQueen

    YemeniQueen مشرف سابق

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    wow...you guys are good...lol...I should get harder ones...Thank you all for your input
     

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