# Riddle #630

## Two convicts and the escape plan

Two convicts are locked in a cell. There is an unbarred window high up in the cell. No matter if they stand on the bed or one on top of the other they can't reach the window to escape. They then decide to tunnel out. However, they give up with the tunnelling because it will take too long. Finally one of the convicts figures out how to escape from the cell. What is his plan?
His plan is to dig the tunnel and pile up the dirt to climb up to the window to escape.
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## You bury me when I am alive

You bury me when I am alive, and dig me up when I die. What am I?
A plant.
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## Getting wet

What gets wet while it's drying?
A towel.
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## Pirate Pete

Pete told them to form a circle around him. All the squad was facing in at Pete, ready to shoot, when they realized that everyone who missed would likely end up shooting another squad member. So no one dared to fire, knowing the risk. Thus at sundown he was released.
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## Volume of the pizza

If you had a pizza with crust thickness 'a' and radius 'z', what's the volume of the pizza?
pi * z * z * a
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## The watchmen

One morning an airline president is leaving on a business trip and finds he left some paperwork at his office. He runs into his office to get it and the night watchman stops him and says, "Sir, don't get on the plane. I had a dream last night that the plane would crash and everyone would die!" The man takes his word and cancels his trip. Sure enough, the plane crashes and everyone dies. The next morning the man gives the watchman a \$1,000 reward for saving his life and then fires him. Why did he fire the watchman that saved his life?
He was fired from sleeping on his job.
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## How many apples?

If there're 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?
If you take 2 apples, than you have of course 2.
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## An ancient invention

What is the ancient invention that allows people to see through walls?
A window.
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## Take off my skin

Take off my skin - I won't cry, but you will! What am I?
An onion.
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## Mt. Everest

Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
Mt. Everest; it just wasn’t discovered yet.
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