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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 […]

January 1st, 23 B.C.

January 1st, 23 B.C.

A man was born on January 1st, 23 B.C. and died January 2nd, 23 A.D.

How old did he live to be?

Columbus Riddle

Columbus Riddle

In August 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.

October 12th they sighted land, And set their feet upon new sand. What Did Columbus see on his right hand?

Branton Hills

BY NOW, BRANTON HILLS was so proud of not only its “smarting up,” but also of its startling growth, on that account, that an application was put forth for its incorporation as a I city; a small city, naturally, but full of that condition of Youth, known as “growing pains.” So its shabby old […]

Ancient Logic Riddle

You approach two talking doors. One door leads to the City of Truth, while the other door leads to the City of Liars. You do not know which door is which. You are able to ask only one question to determine which door is which. The door that leads to the City of Liars […]

Ancient Samson Riddle

Out of the eater came something to eat, and out of the strong came something sweet.

Ancient Anonymous Riddle

You have died and are in limbo. There are two doors. One door leads to heaven and the other door leads to hell. There are two guardians, one by each door. One guardian always tells the truth and the other guardian always lies.

What one question can you ask a guardian to find out […]

Ancient Homer Riddle

What we caught, we threw away; what we didn’t catch, we kept.

What did we keep?

Ancient British Riddle

I have heard of a something-or-other, growing in its nook, swelling and rising, pushing up its covering. Upon that boneless thing a cocky-minded young woman took a grip with her hands; with her apron a lord’s daughter covered the tumescent thing.

My Favorite Tolkien Riddle

Thirty white horses on a red hill: first they champ, then they stamp, then they stand still.