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#16 Post by snakechia » Thu Jun 24, 2004 11:49 pm

what about nothing?

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#17 Post by Moriarty » Fri Jun 25, 2004 9:18 am

That's right.
hmmm. didn't cheat i hope. :)

let's see, another one:


A robot is used to put toys together. In the factory during testing, it managed to put together 100 toys in a minute, but when it was put on public display, and the toys parts where in their box's, the robot didn't manage to put one toy together. Why?

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#18 Post by noelte » Fri Jun 25, 2004 9:25 am

Hmm, not sure. I guess the robot didn't managed to open the box.

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#19 Post by Daveybaby » Fri Jun 25, 2004 9:56 am

nothing
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#20 Post by noelte » Fri Jun 25, 2004 10:18 am

Daveybaby wrote:nothing
This time you overread something (see snakechia). :-P

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#21 Post by Daveybaby » Fri Jun 25, 2004 2:43 pm

Doh! :oops:
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#22 Post by PowerCrazy » Fri Jun 25, 2004 11:37 pm

I never sleep.
I Wear armor but never does it chink.
I am always drinking but never thirsty.
My mouth is always moving but I never make a sound.

What am I?
:twisted:
Aquitaine is my Hero.... ;)

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#23 Post by hadrian_27 » Mon Jun 28, 2004 6:57 pm

PowerCrazy wrote:I never sleep.
I Wear armor but never does it chink.
I am always drinking but never thirsty.
My mouth is always moving but I never make a sound.

What am I?
:twisted:
:D
Oh, oh! I know this one! Wait a sec...

You people have read "The Hobbit", right?
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#24 Post by PowerCrazy » Tue Jul 13, 2004 5:52 am

I love the hobbit, but no its not the ring.
Aquitaine is my Hero.... ;)

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#25 Post by Daveybaby » Tue Jul 13, 2004 8:15 am

its fish, my precious.
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#26 Post by Geoff the Medio » Tue Jul 13, 2004 9:29 am

-scales != armour
-scales aren't so much worn as they are a part of the fish
-not all fish have scales ( http://www.amonline.net.au/fishes/stude ... ochleo.htm )
-go get an uncleaned fish and stick a sharp knife into it's side -> a chink!
-water carries sound, fish move -> sound made by fish
-fishes' mouthes aren't "always" moving
-whether fish sleep is sufficiently debatable as to be not a good riddle point ( http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/b ... o99047.htm )

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#27 Post by Daveybaby » Tue Jul 13, 2004 10:36 am

Overly literal interpretation != a way to solve riddles
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#28 Post by PowerCrazy » Wed Jul 14, 2004 3:49 am

Geoff the Medio wrote:-scales != armour
-scales aren't so much worn as they are a part of the fish
-not all fish have scales ( http://www.amonline.net.au/fishes/stude ... ochleo.htm )
-go get an uncleaned fish and stick a sharp knife into it's side -> a chink!
-water carries sound, fish move -> sound made by fish
-fishes' mouthes aren't "always" moving
-whether fish sleep is sufficiently debatable as to be not a good riddle point ( http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/b ... o99047.htm )
Just admit it, you lose.... :)
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#29 Post by Satyagraha » Wed Jul 14, 2004 10:56 am

edit: nevermind -_-

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#30 Post by Moriarty » Sat Oct 09, 2004 11:40 pm

Dear, Dear you folks ran out of riddles quickly:


Here's one for you:

One of us falls, and never breaks.
One of us breaks, but never falls.
What are we?

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