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#91 Post by Ablaze »

Has to be stupidity :)

Here's a good one:

A word I know, Six letters it contains, Subtract just one, And twelve is what remains.
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#92 Post by Bastian-Bux »

Thirteen

Come on guys, bring more difficult ones. English isn't my primary language and still I can solve them ^^.

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#93 Post by noelte »

Thirteen has more than six letters!
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#94 Post by Bastian-Bux »

Thirteen "has" more then six letters (8), but it contains only 6, as "t" and "e" are doubles.

@noelte: Im Deutschen würden wir sagen: enthält 6 verschiedene Buchstaben bzw. hat 6 Buchstaben. Sind zwei verschiedene Sachen :).

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#95 Post by Ablaze »

Thirteen is not the answer, the answer "has" 6 letters.. and all that other stuff.


I'm generally don't remember the ones that are so "hard" that I consider them obscure, but if you like.. here's one:

A little pool with two layers of wall around it. One white and soft and the other dark and hard, amidst a light brown grassy lawn, with an outline of a green grass. What is this?
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#96 Post by noelte »

@bb see Ablaze :P
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#97 Post by Kharagh »

Hmm, I don't know about Ablaze's riddle, but here is another one for you to solve :-)

I can go up the chimney down, but not down the chimney up.
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#98 Post by Daveybaby »

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#99 Post by Kharagh »

You're right :-)

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#100 Post by Ablaze »

Man, you can just copy and paste these into google. Kind of deflates the whole riddle thing, dosen't it?

For the record the answers are "Dozens" (subtract the "s" and make dozen) and "a coconut."
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#101 Post by noelte »

Now, i'm going to prove that 4 equals 5 ;-)

-20 = -20
16-36 = 25-45
16-36+9²/2² = 25-45+9²/2²
(4-9/2)² = (5-9/2)²
4-9/2 = 5-9/2
4=5

ähm, ... q.e.d.
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#102 Post by Geoff the Medio »

noelte wrote:(4-9/2)² = (5-9/2)²
4-9/2 = 5-9/2
And I suppose that (-1)^2 = (1)^2 means -1 = 1 ?

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#103 Post by noelte »

Geoff the Medio wrote:
noelte wrote:(4-9/2)² = (5-9/2)²
4-9/2 = 5-9/2
And I suppose that (-1)^2 = (1)^2 means -1 = 1 ?
Of cause not, it only means that -0.5² equals 0.5² leads to -0.5 = 0.5 ;-)
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#104 Post by Bastian-Bux »

You forgot i.
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#105 Post by Daveybaby »

Okay, here's one:

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