Sunday, 3 April 2011

Quick and dirty One-Liner riddles

Answer to last puzzle: The letter "e", the most common letter in the english language, does not appear at all throughout the paragraph!

Below are a set of quick and short one-liners that I hope y'all can hit off in rapid-fire fashion. They all have witty answers so try your best!


1. Buffalo have been shown to have more hair on one side rather than the other. Which side has more hair?
2. There is a book which at one time was owned only by rich people. Now everyone can have it, but it usually isn't for sale and can't be borrowed from the public library. What book is it?
3. 1999 dimes are worth almost $200. Why?

4. A teacher had sixteen students, and all but ten quit school. How many students did he have left?
5. A woman is shot, held under water for five minutes, and hung, but a short time later she goes to dinner with the man who did all this. How is this possible?
6. How many blocks of stone did it take to complete one of the pyramids?

35 comments:

  1. 1. the one side
    2. the bible?
    3. 1999 dimes = $199.90 = ~$200
    4. six
    5. probably some terrible, food-related puns
    6. too much?

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  2. I'm not very good at this, but 5 might be that they're both actors. 4. Might be that he's not a school teacher but something elso, so he has all his students left.

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  3. hehe Fang you are epic :P

    very nice post :)

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  4. man those sure do wreck the mind

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  5. I'm terrible with these things. :(

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  6. Great post :) I googled like a cheater

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  7. 1. I'd say the top half.
    2. A checkbook?
    3. 1999 * 10ct = $199,99
    4. If all ten that are left are students of his, 10
    5. I don't know
    6. 1, the last one, which completes it.

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  8. way to early for me today to solve any kind of riddles
    cheers

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  9. number 4 is 10 students not 6.

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  10. 1. The outside of it :S
    2. Phonebook
    3. Because there is 1999 of them.
    4. 10
    5. Describes the processes of taking a photo
    6. The last one

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  11. mind blown seriously but I guess 6 students left

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  12. yeah the money 199.90
    bible
    one side
    i cant think of any funny puns for the girl with a date thinger haha

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  13. there's 10 students. all but 10 means they all quit but 10 of them.

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  14. like Princess Consuela. Too dump for his shit

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  15. I'm pretty much stumped. All of these answers elude me because I am a man of science; not sarcasm.

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  16. I use quick and dirty one liners all the time too... lay-dees! :P

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  17. i be completely confeused

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  18. These are pretty fun, I'll be sure to check them out everyday, I love puzzles! Stop by our blog sometime!

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  19. Well, I know I can get 4 right, too early for the rest.
    4. 10 of course ;)

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  20. Why isn't everyone posting their answers at the comments section?

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  21. 1. The side that they do not sleep on.
    2. The Kama Sutra.
    3. 199.90 roughly equals 200 due to rounding
    4. 10
    5. She's a witch.
    6. Alot...I believe tens of thousands.

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  22. oh heck no. my brain is not in teh mood. thanks

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  23. i should have known at least a few of these. guess i only knew 1 though

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