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Riddle # 1
It's so strong, it does not break,
It's so powerful, it penetrates a lake,
Sometimes it's weak as a twig left out in the sun,
It's so wonderful it gives us the power to have fun.

What is the answer?
 

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Riddle # 2
You see a model kit that you wanted you want to buy for $97, but you don't have any money so you borrow $50 from your mum and $50 from your dad. You buy the model kit and have $3 change, you give your mum $1, your dad $1, and keep $1 for yourself. You now owe your mum $49 and your dad $49.
$49+$49=$98 and you kept $1.
Where is the missing $1?
Solve this one anyone....:p
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Riddle # 3
Name an eight letter word that has kst in the middle, in the beginning, and at the end.
What's the word?
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Riddle # 2
You see a model kit that you wanted you want to buy for $97, but you don't have any money so you borrow $50 from your mum and $50 from your dad. You buy the model kit and have $3 change, you give your mum $1, your dad $1, and keep $1 for yourself. You now owe your mum $49 and your dad $49.
$49+$49=$98 and you kept $1.
Where is the missing $1?
Solve this one anyone....:p
Havagreatime
Greg
At the end you borrowed 98, payed 97 and you have one left. There is not one left in addition
 

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Riddle # 4
A father has three sick children. He has a 24-ounce bottle of medicine and needs to give each child eight ounces of the medicine. He is unable to get to the store and has only three clean containers, which measure 5, 11 and 13 ounces. The electricity is out and he has no way of heating water to wash the containers and doesn't want to spread germs. How can he divide the medicine to give each child an equal portion without having any two children drink from the same container?

Come on guys.
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I don't know if this is the CORRECT answer but it will work

take the original 24 oz bottle and fill the 13oz then from the 13oz fill the 5oz now you have 8oz left in the 13oz container pour that into the 11oz and set it aside.

you will have 11oz left in the original so now take the 5oz and pour it back into the original now there is 16oz in the original. Once again fill the 13oz and from that fill the 5os that leaves 8oz in the 13oz container set it aside pour the 5oz back into the original with the remaining 3oz that adds up to 8oz in the original

now you have 3 separate containers with 8oz each in them.
 

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Didit, you done it! Congratulations. The way you worked it out is different to mine solution, but your sounds fine to me.
For your information, this us my dolution:
Fill the 5 oz. and 11 oz. Containers from the 24 oz. container. This leaves 8 oz. in the 24 oz. bottle. Next empty the 11 oz. bottle by pouring the contents into the 13 oz. bottle. Fill the 13 oz. bottle from the 5 oz. container (with 2 oz.) and put the remaining 3 oz. in the 11 oz. bottle. This leaves the 5 oz. container empty. Now pour 5 oz. from the 13 oz. bottle into the 5 oz. bottle leaving 8 oz. in the 13 oz. bottle. Finally pour the 5 oz. bottle contents into the 11 oz. bottle giving 8 oz. in this container.​
 

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Riddle # 5

We are all into magenta but not red, We are all into drapes but not curtains, We are all into blankets but not quilts. According to the same rule, are we all into sofas or chairs?

Have fun with this one guys! And tell us, the reason why!
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I think it is chairs
because magenta is not quite red, drapes are a smaller version of curtains and a blanket is a smaller version of a quilt so a chair is a smaller version of a sofa
and that's how I see it
 

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I think it is chairs
because magenta is not quite red, drapes are a smaller version of curtains and a blanket is a smaller version of a quilt so a chair is a smaller version of a sofa
and that's how I see it
Sorry you are wrong. This time use the grammar as a clue.
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