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  1. If it takes six men one hour to dig six holes, how long does it take one man to dig half a hole?

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  2. Two men play five complete games of checkers. Each man wins the same number of games. There are no ties. How?

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  3. A farmer has seventeen sheep. All but nine of them die. How many sheep does he have left?

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  4. How many seconds are in a year?

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  5. If 3 peacocks lay 5 eggs in 8 days, how many peacocks will lay 29 eggs in 76 days?

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  6. You walk across a bridge and you see a boat full of people yet there isn't a single person on board. How is that possible?

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  7. How many apples can you fit into an empty box?

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  8. The red house is on one side and the blue is on the other, where is the white house?

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  9. What five letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

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  10. You are running in a street marathon and you overtake the person in 2nd place. What place are you now?

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  11. A boy was rushed to the hospital emergency room. The ER doctor saw the boy and said, "I cannot operate on this boy. He is my son." But the doctor was not the boy's father. How could that be?

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  12. How can you take 9 toothpicks and make ten without breaking the toothpicks?

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  1. You throw away the outside and cook the inside. You eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat?

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  2. You walk into a room with a match. In the room there is a stove, a heater and a candle. What do you light first?

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  3. Every day, a cyclist crosses the border between Spain and France carrying a bag. No matter how much custom officials investigate him, they do not know what he is smuggling. Do you?

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  4. A woman walks into a restaurant and asks the manager for a glass of water. The manager aims a gun at her, the woman was pleased, said thank you and left. Why?

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  5. There is a man on an island prison, he cannot swim. One day he escapes using nothing but himself. There is no bridge. How does he do it?

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  6. A man ran through a stop sign. Two police officers saw him and just sat there. Why?

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  7. A small defenseless animal lays on the ground in the heat of the sun. Suddenly, it is pulled up and beaten with sticks. The animal’s body is broken, but no one is punished for the crime. Why not?

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  8. Why is it illegal to bury a man living in South Carolina in North Carolina?

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  9. Two people are in a barn. Ten cats follow them in. How many feet are in the barn now?

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  10. Is it illegal to marry your widow's sister?

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  11. A girl is sitting in a house at night that has no lights on at all. There is no lamp, no candle, nothing. Yet she is reading. How?

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  12. A boy is walking around in a carnival and he sees a single man in a booth. He walks up to the man and asks what the booth is for. "Well," says the man, "I can write your exact weight on this slip of paper. If I get it wrong, I pay you $20. If I get it right, you pay me $20." The boy looks around, and seeing no scales, agrees. 5 minutes later, the man has gotten $20 from the boy. How?

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  13. Two trains are on the same railroad track; one is headed east the other west, they both leave the station at 1:00 and are travelling at the same speed. Yet they didn't crash into each other. How can this be?

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