Best riddles

logicshort

Which has the most?

A sundial has the fewest moving parts of any timepiece. Which has the most?
An hourglass, with thousands of grains of sand.
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interview

Unusual connections

What is unusual about the following words: revive, banana, grammar, voodoo, assess, potato, dresser, uneven?
Take the first letter of each word and place it at the end. It will spell the same word backwards.
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logicmath

A hiking group are on a five day expedition

On the first day they cover one quarter of the total distance. The next day they cover one quarter of what is left. The following day they cover two fifths of the remainder and on the fourth day half of the remaining distance. The group now have 14 miles left, how many miles have they walked?
68.962962 miles
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logicmathprobability

In a supermarket

In a supermarket, the first 25 customers of the day purchased an average of two items each. After a further 15 customers, the average number of items purchased by each customer rose to eight. What was the average number of items purchased by the last 15 customers only?
18
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A father's child, a mother's child, yet no one's son. Who am I?
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A man while looking at a photograph said, "Brothers and sisters have I none. That man's father is my father's son." Who was the person in the photograph?
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Our dinner guests cry that we are evil, when they notice their place in the meal. But its no big deal why; we are just one big happy tribe! And we get reall fed up with people! Who, What or Are we?
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short

Thanksgiving

What is never hungry at Thanksgiving?
The turkey because it is always stuffed.
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cleanlogic

Match game

You measure my life in hours and I serve you by expiring. I'm quick when I'm thin and slow when I'm fat. The wind is my enemy.
A candle.
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