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  • #16747
    AvatarAwkward Potato
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    Just to clarify, I do mean the kind of riddles that you solve. But we can talk about Tom Riddle if you want.

    #16749
    AvatarMasøn M.
    Participant

    I… I just realized that Tom’s name… is a riddle… I… Ugh…

    #16752
    AvatarPoulet Frit
    Participant

    I have a type of Tom riddle in my house.
    …he goes by the name of baldemort. He is evil.

    #16789
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    Darn, I was hoping we would talk about the riddles you solve.

    #16806
    AvatarAwkward Potato
    Guest

    I do have one, actually.
    Ten fish I caught without an eye
    And nine without a tail
    Six had no head, and half of eight
    I weighed upon the scale.
    Now who can tell me as I ask it,
    How many fish were in my basket?

    #16809
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    None?

    #16827
    AvatarAwkward Potato
    Guest

    Exactly.

    #16828
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    Thought so. A basket was never mentioned prior to the question…

    #16829
    AvatarPoulet Frit
    Participant

    That’s not why.

    #16830
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    Oh?

    #16831
    AvatarPoulet Frit
    Participant

    I had to have potato explain it to me.

    #16832
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    Okay, then. I’m slightly amused that there’s multiple ways of getting to the correct answer.

    #16847
    AvatarAwkward Potato
    Guest

    Do you want me to explain it?

    #16889
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    Oh sure, why not? Does it have something to do with the different body parts not being there? That seems too obvious…

    #16906
    AvatarAwkward Potato
    Guest

    No…here, I’ll give you the hint I gave Kristen. Write out the digits of the numbers and then do what is mentioned in the riddle to each of those numbers.

    #16907
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    Ah.

    #26878
    Avatarwileycoyote
    Participant

    YES I KNEW THERE HAD TO BE A THREAD FOR RIDDLES!! And of course my dear friend awkward potato started it, i knew it, why am I surprised? Lol and she did her infamous fish riddle, that stumped me really good.

    Ok I have a riddle,

    A man and his son were driving together one day and they got in a car accident. Two different ambulances came, the first took the son to a hospital in the east and the second took the dad to a hospital in the west. Two completely different directions and hospitals. Yet when the boy went into surgery the doctor who was operating that day said,” I cannot operate on this boy he is my son.”

    My question is how is that possible?

    #26879
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    They circumnavigated the globe.

    #26881
    AvatarJeff Ross
    Participant

    The surgery did not take place instantaneously, hence the opportunity for the father to reunite with his son?

    #26885
    AvatarDawn
    Guest

    Bad guess…but what if the son is someone else? Like the other car in the situation. So the doctor’s son is in this other car, and the father/son augh nevermind my brain is shot.

    (Looks up answer.)

    KJB:SLKJDFO:IJKLEW:IOSJCVX:IOJKLA<SDNM

    #26890
    Avatarwileycoyote
    Participant

    Sorry would anyone like the correct answer you are all wrong

    #26901
    AvatarAwkward Potato
    Guest

    Ooh ooh I know!
    (Also I think Dawn said she looked it up)

    #26902
    AvatarMasøn M.
    Participant

    Oh my word I just looked it up and I feel so dumb now…

    #26903
    AvatarDawn
    Guest

    I know the pain and the rage Mason.

    Okay, so I have two jars and a water source. One jar will hold five gallons, the other will hold three gallons. You may fill the jars completely or dump them completely. You may also move water from one jar to another.

    There is a dish that must have exactly four gallons of water with no overflow. (no dumping the five gallon in the dish)

    How do you do it?

    #26904
    Avatarwileycoyote
    Participant

    Aww you guys looked it up? Haha I love that riddle haha good job.

    #26905
    Avatarwileycoyote
    Participant

    Ok so dump the three gallon into the dish and then pour a gallon from the five jar to the three jar and the Into the dish. Right? I just guess if I get it right I will be so surprised lol

    #26906
    AvatarAwkward Potato
    Guest

    It would waste a lot of water, but you could just keep refilling the three gallon one and dumping it into the five gallon one. Because then you’d have one gallon left in the three gallon one and you could pour that into the four gallon dish. Repeat three times and you have exactly four gallons in that dish.

    #26907
    AvatarAwkward Potato
    Guest

    (I’m basing that on the assumption that the dish you’re pouring the four gallons into holds more than four gallons)

    #26934
    AvatarJosiah the Carrot Stick
    Guest

    Can’t you just dip the dish in the water source?

    #26961
    AvatarDawn
    Guest

    Nope.

    And you cannot put one gallon from the water source into the jars. That would be imprecise, as the jars don’t have tick marks showing the different gallon marks. And you don’t have access to a scale either.

    You must have PRECISELY four gallons in the dish all at once.

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