# Clean riddles

## Black when you buy it

What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?
Charcoal.
71.56 %

## Longer line

You draw a line. Without touching it, how do you make the line longer?
You draw a shorter line next to it, and it becomes the longer line.
71.50 %

## Sock drawer

You have a sock drawer. It has 4 black socks, 8 brown socks, 2 white socks and 8 tan socks. You need to pull out a matching pair of socks in the dark. There is no light and you couldn't see the socks. How many socks you should pull out in the dark to get one matching pair of socks?
Five. You have only four different colors of socks. If you pick 5, you can surely get one pair of matching socks.
71.45 %

## 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
71.45 %

## A boys name

Without looking at a calendar, within a minute name a boys name using 5 consecutive first letters of 5 consecutive months.
JASON - July August September October November.
71.44 %

## Until I am measured I am not known

Until I am measured I am not known. Yet how you miss me when I have flown.
Time.
71.42 %

## Humanity would go extinct without it

What makes grown men cry, but humanity would go extinct without it?
Love.
71.41 %

## A favorite of girls

This word is a favorite of girls. Boys are unnerved on the mention of it. Once love finds its accompaniment, it becomes a lifelong event. What is it?
Forever.
71.41 %

## A hungry donkey

A hungry donkey was tied to a rope eight feet long. About thirty feet away there was a basket of fresh carrots. The donkey wanted to eat those carrots. How did he reach them?
It's not tied to anything else!
71.40 %