# CLASSIC RIDDLES

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Since the beginning of mankind, we have used riddles to pass down traditions and to expand our ways of thinking as a race. Many of these that we have gathered are from ancient tablets and transcripts collected by scholars and geologists from many different places around the globe. Not only are these inquisitive mind puzzles interesting because they show how dynamic we are as humans, but they are also really tough to solve (for the most part). Think that you're prepared to take on some of the toughest riddles ever known to man? Here's your shot! Be sure to share the puzzles that you find the most interesting with your friends and associates.

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## Old Classic Riddles with Answers

Classic riddles are puzzling questions that have baffled different audiences for years. Many of these only require a simple amount of logic to solve, while others still don't have definitive answers after hundreds of years and are much more complex.

The subject matter of these riddles will vary significantly because of the wide range of topics that people are privy to enjoy. Classic riddles are everywhere around us. In new media like movies, on our television screens, and in our literature. So, in this section you will find classic math riddles, classic riddles in books and many more!

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## Fox Goose Beans Riddle

Hint:
The first step must be to take the goose across the river, as any other will result in the goose or the beans being eaten. When the farmer returns to the original side, he has the choice of taking either the fox or the beans across next. If he takes the fox across, he would have to return to get the beans, resulting in the fox eating the goose. If he takes the beans across second, he will need to return to get the fox, resulting in the beans being eaten by the goose. The dilemma is solved by taking the fox (or the beans) over and bringing the goose back. Now he can take the beans (or the fox) over, and finally return to fetch the goose. His actions in the solution are summarized in the following steps: Take the Goose over Return Take the beans over Return with the goose Take the fox over Return Take goose over Thus there are seven crossings, four forward and three back.
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## Cracked Made Told And Played Riddle

Hint:
A Joke
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Solved: 67%

## Faster Than Any Man Alive

Hint:
A tornado or a hurricane. The calm area in the middle of such a storm is called the eye and wind speeds can reach up to 300 mph in an extreme tornado. Neither one have any arms or legs, but that doesnt stop them from moving, does it?
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## Eyes That Cant See

Hint:
A potato
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## Duck Gets Up Riddle

Hint:
At the quack of dawn
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## Cheese That Doesn't Belong To You

Hint:
Nacho cheese
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Hint:
When someone crosses it
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Hint:
A doorbell
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## The More You Take Away Riddle

Hint:
A hole
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Solved: 40%

## The Most Stories

Hint:
The library
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