# Riddle #553

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## It will never ask you any question

It will never ask you any question, but you will still answer it. What is that?
A door bell and a phone call.
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## Six letters

There is a word and six letters it contains. Take one away and twelve is what remains. What word is it?
Dozens.
77.19 %

## Pitch black

You are in a cabin and it is pitch black. You have one match on you. Which do you light first, the newspaper, the lamp, the candle, or the fire?
You light the match first!
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## Iced Tea

Two girls ate dinner together. They both ordered iced tea. One girl drank them very fast and had finished five in the time it took the other to drink just one. The girl who drank one died while the other survived. All of the drinks were poisoned. How is that possible?
The poison was in the ice.
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## At the end is a hat

What starts with "w" and ends with "hat"?
what
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## Five houses

There is a row of five different color houses. Each house is occupied by a man of different nationality. Each man has a different pet, prefers a different drink, and smokes different brand of cigarettes. The Brit lives in the Red house. The Swede keeps dogs as pets. The Dane drinks tea. The Green house is next to the White house, on the left. The owner of the Green house drinks coffee. The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds. The owner of the Yellow house smokes Dunhill. The man living in the centre house drinks milk. The Norwegian lives in the first house. The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats. The man who keeps horses lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill. The man who smokes Blue Master drinks beer. The German smokes Prince. The Norwegian lives next to the Blue house. The man who smokes Blends has a neighbour who drinks water. Who has fish at home?
German.
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## The wise man and the dove

A wise man lived on a hill above a small town. The townspeople often approached him to solve their difficult problems and riddles. One day, two lads decided to fool him. They took a dove and set off up the hill. Standing before him, one of the lads said "Tell me, wise man, is the dove I hold behind my back dead or alive?" The man smiled and said "I cannot answer your question correctly". Even though the wise man knew the condition of the dove, why wouldn't he state whether it was dead or alive?
The man told the two lads, "If I say the dove is alive, you will the bird and show me that it is dead. If I say that it is dead, you will release the dove and it will fly away. So you see I cannot answer your question. Search: Schrödinger's cat
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## Bird sitting on a twig

If you see a bird sitting on a twig, how could you get the twig without disturbing the bird?
Wait until the bird flies away.
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## I have 6 eggs

I have 6 eggs, I broke 2 eggs, fried 2 eggs, and ate 2 eggs. How many eggs do I have left?
4 eggs are left. The two broken eggs were then fried and later eaten.
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## Eating time

What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
Lunch and dinner!
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