Tricky riddles


If an electric train is going east at 60 miles an hour and there is a strong westerly wind, which way does the smoke from the train drift?
Here is no smoke coming from electric trains.
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How many apples can you put in an empty box?
Zero. When you put an apple, it no longer remains empty. Others say one. After you put one in there, it is not empty.
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A murdered is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?
The third room. Lions that haven't eaten in three years are dead.
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A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet?
The man did exactly as he said he would and wrote "your exact weight" on the paper.
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The horse jumps over the king. Strangely there is absolutely no scratch on him. Can you explain, how is it possible?
Horse And King are chess piece and the above action is a part of a chess game.
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