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Riddles For Adults 1 : Alexander Puzzle
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Alexander is stranded on an island covered in forest.

One day, when the wind is blowing from the west, lightning strikes the west end of the island and sets fire to the forest. The fire is very violent, burning everything in its path, and without intervention the fire will burn the whole island, killing the man in the process.

There are cliffs around the island, so he cannot jump off.

How can the Alexander survive the fire? (There are no buckets or any other means to put out the fire)

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Riddles For Adults 2 : Hard Math Riddle
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Take 9 from 6, 10 from 9, 50 from 40 and leave 6.

How Come ??

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Riddles For Adults 3 : CAT EXAM Riddle
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There is a shop that reads:
10 for \$2.00
100 for \$3.00
I needed 913 and still only paid \$3.00. How could this be financially viable for the shop-keeper?

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Riddles For Adults 4 : Engineer Physicist Mathematician puzzle
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A farmer challenges an engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician to fence off the largest amount of area using the least amount of fence.

The engineer made his fence in a circle and said it was the most efficient.

The physicist made a long line and said that the length was infinite. Then he said that fencing half of the Earth was the best.

The mathematician laughed at the others and with his design, beat the others. What did he do?

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Riddles For Adults 5 : Probability Of Having Same Birthday
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How many people must be gathered together in a room, before you can be certain that there is a greater than 50/50 chance that at least two of them have the same birthday?

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Riddles For Adults 6 : September Riddle
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man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it?

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Riddles For Adults 7 : Humor Riddle
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What's the best place to go shopping on the ocean ?

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Riddles For Adults 8 : Photo Riddle
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What is the word or phrase?

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Riddles For Adults 9 : Sign Puzzle
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As the school year was progressing, a teacher was distressed that more and more of her students were beginning to tease and make fun of one another. She decided to do something about it. When they returned to the classroom after Spring Break, they saw a mirror on the wall with a sign next to it.
When one of the students came to her crying about the names she had been called at recess, she sent the girl to the mirror with these directions: Read that sign quietly to yourself. Repeat it over and over, gradually running the sounds together. Each time, look at yourself in the mirror. Soon you will be smiling.
Sure enough, when the student followed these directions, she came away smiling.
Each time a student would come to the teacher feeling low, she would give them the same directions. Sometimes they would have difficulty, so she would go over to read the sign with them. Eventually, each one would come away smiling.
This is what the sign said: I.Y.Q.Y.Q.R.

Why did this little exercise help her students feel better about themselves

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Riddles For Adults 10 : Impossible Riddle

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When can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?

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Last Updated:2012-01-22

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2. hahahahaha

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4. Awesome brain teasers

5. love ur blog

6. 2+11 (round it to the nearest whole unit)

1. Look dude you add 2oclock to 11oclock and you get 1!1!1! oclock

7. I really like the hard math riddle! That was fun.

8. Superb Riddles

9. Q: You're riding a horse at full speed, there's a lion chasing you and a giraffe running beside you. What do you do?

A:Get your drunk ass off the carousel.

10. lion's are scared of the giraffe's kick, so get under that giraff and ur in luck. the carousel answer only turns it into a joke.

11. these are really good

12. what noise does a giraffe make???

1. why am I so freakin' tall !?

13. If I suffered whiplash, my neck-brace would cost me a fortune.

14. What came first the feet or the leg?

15. shit brain teasers

16. 2 identical doors 2 identical guards 1 guards heaven the other hell 1 always lies 1 always tells the truth 1 question to get into heaven what would be the question?

1. Ask the heaven guard, Can I come In?

2. No - what if the heaven guard is the liar? There is no way to answer this riddle unless we assume that each guard knows whether the other one is a liar or not.

3. Ask any of them what 2+2 is and if one of them says anything other than 4 he is the liar then you just walk through the other door cause we are all able to go to heaven

17. Ask him, "Which door would the other guard tell me to go through?"

18. If you listen very carefully the basic syllables of the sentence '' I like the way you are.'' can be clearly heard and recognized. The comical irony is that this is how words are most often pronounced by children ranging from 2 to 3 and a half years of age. They have trouble pronouncing sounds like L, R, W, and TH . When a child is emotionally upset their ability to pronounce these basic sounds becomes more drastically reduced. Also when facing their insecurities in front of a mirror with the positive reinforcement provided to them by and adult, they will naturally smile as a way of coping with their feelings until they get over it. Funny sounds and facial reflections in a mirror help provide a sense of calm for the child. It's pretty neat stuff.