Best riddles

logic

Barber

A sign on the barber's door says "I shave only those who do not shave themselves." Does the barber shave himself?
There is no answer, it's a paradox. It cannot be made to work.
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logic

One lightbulb and 3 switches

You're standing in front of a room with one lightbulb inside of it. You cannot see if it is on or off. Outside the room, there are 3 switches in the off positions. You may turn the switches any way you want to. You stop turning the switches, enter the room and know which switch controls the lightbulb. How?
You turn 2 switches "on" and leave 1 switch "off" and wait about a minute. Then enter the room, but just before you enter, turn one switch from "on" to "off". Once in the room, feel the lightbulb - if it is warm, but off, it has to be the last switch you turned off. If it is on, it has to be the switch left on. If it is cold and is off, it has to be the switch you left in the off position.
93.22 %
37 votes

funny

Carnegie Hall

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?
Practice, practice, practice.
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37 votes

math

Number of Fs

Count the number of times the letter "F" appears in the following paragraph: FAY FRIED FIFTY POUNDS OF SALTED FISH AND THREE POUNDS OF DRY FENNEL FOR DINNER FOR FORTY MEMBERS OF HER FATHER'S FAMILY.
It appears 14 times. Make sure to count the "F"s in the word "OF", which people commonly miss.
93.22 %
37 votes

short

Men may dream or stamp their feet

At the sound of me, men may dream or stamp their feet. At the sound of me, women may laugh or sometimes weep.
Music.
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37 votes

Three children

Johnny‘s mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child‘s name?
Johny.
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36 votes

logic

Two Japanese people

Two Japanese people who have never seen each other meet at the New York Japanese Embassy. They decide to have drinks together at a nearby bar. One of them is the father of the other one's son. How is this possible?
The Japanese are husband and wife and both blind since birth.
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Throw away the outside and cook the inside

Throw away the outside and cook the inside, then eat the outside and throw away the inside. What is it?
Corn on the cob, because you throw away the husk, cook and eat the kernels, and throw away the cob.
93.05 %
36 votes

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