Riddle #6

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I would have chosen to die of "old age". Did you?
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Passing second place

In the final stretch of a road race, you pass the 2nd-place runner right before crossing the finish line. What place do you finish in?
You finish in second place. You would have had to pass the first place racer to have finished in first place.
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What are the words?

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Ends Life Riddle

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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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