# Simple riddles

## Valuable object send by mail

Suppose you want to send in the mail a valuable object to a friend. You have a box which is big enough to hold the object. The box has a locking ring which is large enough to have a lock attached and you have several locks with keys. However, your friend does not have the key to any lock that you have. You cannot send the key in an unlocked box since it may be stolen or copied. How do you send the valuable object, locked, to your friend - so it may be opened by your friend?
Send the box with valuable object and a lock attached and locked. Your friend attaches his or her own lock and sends the box back to you. You remove your lock and send it back to your friend. Your friend may then remove the lock she or he put on and open the box. Search: Man-in-the-middle attack
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## You want me, when you don't have me

When you don't have me, you want me, but when you do have me, you want to give me away. What am I?
A secret.
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## Don't wash it and then it's clean

Wash it and it isn't clean. Don't wash it and then it's clean. What I Am?
Water.
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## Bedtime books

Where do bedtime books sleep?
Under their covers.
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## How far can you run

How far can you run into the woods?
Half way. If you go in any further, you’d be running OUT of the woods.
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## Hidden treasure

I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?
A map.
67.32 %

## I am small and colorful

I have wings but I'm not a bird I am small and colorful. I live in gardens and fields and forests. I used to be a caterpillar. I am a...
Butterfly.
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## I have lots of pretty teeth

I live in lakes and rivers. I eat fish and birds. I have four legs and a long tail. I have lots of pretty teeth. I am a...
Crocodile.
67.11 %

## What goes in dry and hard

What goes in dry and hard, but comes out wet and soft?
Chewing gum.
67.04 %