# Riddle #1134

## I´m not real

I may seem real yet I am not, Once you're gone I'm often forgot. Time here stretches and it shrinks, It all depends on how you think. I may be good, I may be bad, I may be the same as one you've had. What am I?
Dream
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You bury me when I am alive, and dig me up when I die. What am I?
A plant.
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## One equals two

Consider the following explanation for why 1=2: 1. Start out Let y = x 2. Multiply through by x xy = x2 3. Subtract y2 from each side xy - y2 = x2 - y2 4. Factor each side y(x-y) = (x+y)(x-y) 5. Divide both sides by (x-y) y = x+y 6. Divide both sides by y y/y = x/y + y/y 7. And so... 1 = x/y + 1 8. Since x=y, x/y = 1 1 = 1 + 1 8. And so... 1 = 2 How is this possible?
Step 5 is invalid, because we are dividing by (x-y), and since x=y, we are thus dividing by 0. This is an invalid mathematical operation (division by 0), and so by not followinng basic mathematical rules, we are able to get strange results like these.
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## It directs us when to come and go

It regulates our daily movements, but it feels no interest in our lives. It directs us when to come and go, but does not care if we pay attention. What is it?
A clock.
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## An insect

It is an insect, and the first part of its name is the name of another insect. What is it?
Beetle.
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## A seven letter word

A seven letter word containing thousands of letters.
Mailbox.
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## Unusual paragraph

This is an unusual paragraph. I’m curious as to just how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so ordinary and plain that you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is highly unusual though. Study it and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching.
The letter "e", which is the most common letter in the English language, does not appear once in the long paragraph.
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## Thousands of letters

What has only two words, but thousands of letters?
Post office.
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## English sentence

Can you punctuate the following, in order to make it a proper English sentence? I said that that that that that man wrote should have been underlined
I said that, "that 'that' that that man wrote should have been underlined."
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## It's 7:00 am and there is a sudden knock on the door

It's 7:00 am. You are asleep and there is a sudden knock on the door. Behind the door are your parents, who came to have breakfast. In your fridge: bread, pasteurised milk, juice, and a jar of jam. What will you open first?