Teaser Date Used What is the only word when CAPITALIZED, looks the same from the front, back, above and below? 2000-04-15 more Different lights do make me strange, thus into different sizes I will change. What am I? 2000-04-15 more When the day after tomorrow is yesterday, today will be as far from Wednesday as today was from Wednesday when the day before yesterday was tomorrow. What is the day after this day? 2000-11-04 more I'm a 5 digit number, the first and last digits are the same and add up to an even number. Multiply that number by its self and the number is under 10 and odd. That will be the fourth number. Subtract five from it and it will be the second number. Divide it in half and that is my third number. What am I? 2000-06-10 more Some will use me, while others will not, some have remembered, while others have forgot. For profit or gain, I'm used expertly, I can't be picked off the ground or tossed into the sea. Only gained from patience and time, can you unravel my rhyme? 2000-06-10 more Professor Sam was the shipwreck's lone survivor. Stranded on a desert island and dying of thirst, Sam luckily found a little pocket of water on the shore with had pooled in a rock. Unfortunately, the only thing he had salvaged from the ship was a spoon which was of little use in scooping out the water. Since the crevasse is too narrow to make a ladle, how does Sam manage to spoon the water out? 2000-06-10 more A lily pad doubles in size every day. If on the 60th day the pond is filled with the lily pad, on what day is the pond only half covered? 2000-05-06 more A man walked down a lonely country lane with no streetlights. There was no moon. He was dressed all in black. Suddenly he heard a car speeding towards him. The car did not have its headlights on. There was no room on the lane for him to step out of the way and avoid being struck by the car. But yet, the driver of the car screeched to a halt just in time - how did the driver know? 2000-05-06 more What is open when it is closed, and closed when it is open? 2000-05-06 more Like a clown I bring laughter to a child's face, Like a bird I can fly through open space. People buy me only to throw me away Come the very next warm summer day. 2000-06-24 more Can you add eight 8's together so they add up to an even one thousand? 2000-06-24 more Divide the number of Ali Baba's thieves by the number of quintuplets, add the number of Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and subtract the number of days it took God to create the heavens and earth. What is the answer? 2000-06-24 more If you divide thirty by a half and then add ten, what would your answer be? 2000-07-01 more Some try to hide, some try to cheat, but time will show, we always will meet. Try as you might, to guess my name, I promise you'll know, when I do claim. Who am I? 2000-07-01 more Steve was driving his semi under an overpass when suddenly he came to a screeching halt. He wasn't paying enough attention and inadvertently drove under the overpass that was just barely as high as his truck. The semi was wedged so tightly that he could not go forward or backward. A fellow trucker came by and told him how he could easily get the semi out from under the bridge. What did he suggest? 2000-07-01 more I have a mouth but do not speak, I have a bed that do not sleep. I run but have no feet. What am I? 2000-08-05 more There's a town in Texas where 5% of all the people living there have unlisted phone numbers. If you selected 100 names at random from the town's phone directory, on average, how many of these people would have unlisted phone numbers? 2000-08-05 more If you go to the movies and you pay, is it cheaper to take 1 friend to the movies twice, or 2 friends to the movies at the same time? 2000-08-05 more Never resting, never still. Moving silently from hill to hill. It does not walk, run or trot, All is cool where it is not. What is it? 2000-08-05 more Often talked of, never seen, Ever coming, never been, Daily looked for, never here, Still approaching, coming near. Thousands for it's visit wait But alas for their fate, Tho' they expect me to appear, They will never find me here. What Am I? 2000-09-02 more We are little creatures; all of us have different features. One of us in glass is set; One of us you'll find in jet. Another you may see in tin, and the fourth is boxed within. If the fifth you should pursue, it can never fly from you. What are we? 2000-09-02 more How many of each type of animal did Moses take on the Ark? 2000-09-02 more There's this island and there is only 1 bridge to get on and off it. The bridge can only support 200 pounds at a time. Now there's this man who has to get 3 jewels across the bridge. The man weighs 198 pounds and each jewel weighs a pound. The problem is how does the man get all the jewels across the bridge in only 1 trip?? 2000-06-17 more Like a clown I bring laughter to a child's face, Like a bird I can fly through open space. People buy me only to throw me away Come the very next warm summer day. 2000-06-17 more Without a bridle, or a saddle, across a thing I ride a-straddle. And those I ride, by help of me, though almost blind, are made to see. What am I ? 2000-05-20 more Different lights do make me strange, thus into different sizes I will change. What am I? 2000-05-13 more In marbled halls as white as milk
Lined in a skin as soft as silk
In a liquid, crystal clear
A golden apple doth appear
There are no doors to this stronghold
Yet thieves break in to steal the gold
What am I?
2000-05-13 more What is it the more you take, the more you leave behind? 2000-07-22 more What can be seen and fills a room but doesn't take up any space? 2000-07-22 more A sharpshooter hung up his hat and put on a blindfold. He then walked 100 yards, turned around, and shot a bullet through his hat. The blindfold was a perfectly good one, completely blocking the man's vision. How did me manage this feat? 2000-07-22 more A horse is tied to a five meter rope, six meters away from it was a bail of hay. Without breaking the rope, the horse was able to get to the bail of hay. How is this possible? 2000-07-22 more When I'm present, I'm never seen, I can play games, and sometime sincere, I can hurt you, or make your day, I am neither living nor material, What Am I? 2000-10-07 more There is one in a minute and two in a moment, but only one in a million years? 2000-10-07 more I dig out tiny caves, and store gold and silver in them. I also build bridges of silver and make crowns of gold. They are the smallest you could imagine. Sooner or later everybody needs my help, yet many people are afraid to let me help them. Who am I? 2000-10-07 more What demands an answer, but asks no question? 2000-07-29 more When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer? 2000-07-29 more You know what I am, but you can't see me. You can waste me, but I'm never thrown away. What am I? 2000-07-29 more A cube of ice floats in a beaker of water, the entire system at 0 degrees Centigrade. Just enough heat is supplied to melt the cube without altering the system's temperature. Does the water level in the beaker rise, fall, or just stay the same? 2000-12-16 more If you were to write down all the numbers from 300 to 400 on a piece of paper, how many times would you write the digit 3? 2000-12-16 more POLITICALLY CORRECT SAYING
Can you decipher this famous saying? "A superabundance of talent skilled in the preparation of gastronomic concoctions will impair the quality of a certain potable solution made by immersing a gallin-ace-ous bird in ebullient Adam's ale.
2000-12-16 more If you look, you can't see me, If you see me, you cannot see anything else, I can make you walk if you can't. Sometimes I speak the truth, And sometimes I lie, If I lie, I am nearer the truth, What Am I? 2000-09-30 more What is the next letter in the series? R O Y G B I ? 2000-09-30 more Can not be bought, can not be sold, even if it's made of gold. What is it? 2000-09-30 more We are all around, yet to us you are half blind. Sunlight makes us invisible, and difficult to find. What are we? 2000-07-15 more It is in a rock but not in a stone, it is in marrow but not in a bone. It is in a bolster but not in a bed, it is not living, nor is it dead. What is it? 2000-07-15 more Name 3 things that have eyes, yet cannot see. 2000-07-15 more These days everything has to be very politically correct, but you can take it too far. For example here is a well known proverb - can you tell which one it is...?
A totality of numerous objects that coruscate or are refulgent are not necessarily composed entirely of auriferous substances.
2000-07-07 more I'm sometimes white, And sometimes I'm black. I take you there, But never bring you back. 2000-07-07 more What is the four digit number in which the first digit is one-third the second, the third is the sum of the first two, and the last is three times the second? 2000-06-03 more My life can be measured in hours, I serve by being devoured. Thin, I am quick, Fat, I am slow. But the wind will always be my foe. What am I? 2000-06-03 more
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