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How To Rule the World

How To Rule the World

They rule the world. They’re all around it. Search land, sea and air, you won’t have found it. Reaching day to night and back again. Getting smaller at the ends. Up and down could be called twins. In a circle each one bends.

What am I?

Thank you Nom for your submission!

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Traveler

Traveler

What travels around the world, yet stays in the corner?

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Find the Hidden Country

Find the Hidden Country

 

Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph:

As a keen photographer, I find the best way to capture the portrait of a gazelle is to stand well downwind. I also try to wear clothes which blend in with the background to reduce the chances of scaring the animal.

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What A Long Strange Trip

What A Long Strange Trip

Last week, I traveled from Birmingham to Glasgow (via bicycle). On the first day I traveled one quarter of the distance. On day two, I traveled one half of the remaining distance. On day three, I traveled three quarters of the remaining distance. Yesterday I traveled one third of the remaining distance. I now […]

Geography Game

geography game

Emily and Otis are playing a geography game and the winner is the person who gets the most questions right. Emily has gotten 6 questions right while Otis has only gotten 2 of them right, so Otis starts whining and says “Why am I not winning? I wanna win!” Emily tells him to chill out […]

Ta-da!

Ta-da!

Add “ta” to the capital of Ecuador.

What do you end up with?

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Bear Color

Bear color

You live in a house from which every direction points south. A bear walks up to you.

What color is the bear?

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Currency Issues

Currency Issues

An Asian coin collector has 50 Filipino coins, 14 Korean coins, 29 Japanese coins, and 60 other coins.

How many are American coins?

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Wyoming Danger Hike

Wyoming Danger Hike

Joshua is leaving from a small town in Wyoming and hiking through the wilderness to a post where he will spend the summer. The hike will take Joshua six days. One man can only carry enough food and water for four days. Joshua cannot take a mule or any other animal to haul his food […]

Missing Booty

Missing Booty

 

A Japanese ship was sailing in the Pacific Ocean. The Japanese captain of the ship put his diamond chain and Rolex watch on a shelf, went to get a shower and returned ten minutes later. Now listen carefully, as I will only tell it once: When he returned, both the chain and the […]