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Going To St. Ives

Hint:
One. As John McClane learns, this is a classic trick question. If the narrator meets the group on the way to St. Ives, then they must be going in the opposite direction and the math calculations are simply a bit of trickery meant to misdirect.
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The Quietest Whimper

Hint:
An actor
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Unwilling To Kiss

Hint:
A spider.
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An Island That Has 3 Gods

Hint:
Question 1: (To any of the three gods) If I were to ask you "Is that the random god," would your answer be "ja?" (This questions, no matter the answer, will enable you to tell which god is not random i.e. the god who is either False or True)

Question 2: (To either the True or False god) If I asked you "are you false," would your answer be "ja?"

Question 3: (To the same god you asked the second question) If I asked you "whether the first god I spoke to is random," would your answer be "ja?"
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Chicken Or The Egg

Hint:
Evolution would have to say it was the egg that came first because the modern chicken (MC= Modern Chicken) would have evolved from the ancient pre-historical semi-chicken-like dinosaur (AC= Ancient Chicken). Yet by logic, then that AC came before the egg. But what brought that? An older dinosaur most likely. But what brought that?
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An Absentminded Philosopher Riddle

Hint: We can assume that the journey to his friend's and back took exactly the same amount of time.
He Philosopher winds the grandfather clock to a random time right before leaving, 9:00 for example. Although this is not the right time, the clock can now be used to measure elapsed time. As soon as he arrives at his friend's house, the Philosopher looks at the time on his friend's clock. Let's say the time is 7:15. He stays overnight and then, before leaving in the morning, he looks at the clock one more time. Let's say the time is now 10:15 (15 hours later). When the Philosopher arrives home, he looks at his grandfather clock. Let's say his clock reads 12:40. By subtracting the time he set it to when he left (9:00) from the current time (12:40) he knows that he has been gone for 15 hours and 40 minutes. He knows that he spent 15 hours at his friends house, so that means he spent 40 minutes walking. Since he walked at the same speed both ways, it took him 20 minutes to walk from his friend's home back to his place. So the correct time to set the clock to in this example would therefore be 10:15 (the time he left his friend's house) + 20 minutes (the time it took him to walk home) = 10:35.
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5 Houses Riddle

Hint:
The German
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Doorway To Heaven

Hint:
If I asked the other guardian which door leads to heaven, what would he tell me?
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What Is Caught And Kept Riddle

Hint:
Lice
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White Horses Riddle

Hint:
Teeth.
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