# Riddle #868

## Dead in Water and Glass

Romeo and Juliet are found dead in a small puddle of water, surrounded by broken glass. The apartment building they are found in is located next to the city's main train station. How did they die?
Romeo and Juliet are fish. A passing train rattled the shelf their tank was sitting on and knocked it off of the shelf. The tank broke and the fish died from being out of the water.
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## Getting wet

What gets wet while it's drying?
A towel.
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## It is red but smells like a blue

What is red but it smells like a blue paint?
Red paint.
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## Six jugs in a row

Six jugs are in a row. The first three are filled with coke, and the last three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so that the full and the empty glasses alternate?
Move and then pour all coke from second glass to fifth glass.
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## Which number?

What number should appear next in this sequence? 1 5 12 34 92 252 ?
688. Add the two previous numbers and multiply by 2.
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## Gets around a lot

What has a tongue, cannot walk, but gets around a lot?
A shoe.
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## Workers strike

This is a newspaper headline: Workers Strike - Want to Make Less Money! What is going on?
The workers work at the mint and are tired of being overworked. They want to work less, which is making less money, since money is made at the mind!
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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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## The more you take away

The more you take away, the bigger I become. What am I?
Hole.
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## Even the strongest man in the world can’t hold it for long

What is as light as a feather but even the strongest man in the world can’t hold it for long?
His breath.
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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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