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Here is a bit of insight relating to riddles in the form of historical facts:
  • Many ancient cultures used riddles as a form of contest, and sometimes getting the right answer was a matter of life and death.
  • Archaeologists have found many brain teasing artifacts written on the walls of ancient temples in the Eastern world.
  • A variety of African cultures have used and still use riddles to pass along traditional messages and beliefs generationally.
  • People in Ancient Greece who were able to solve riddles were more popular in this society as they were very much admired by the people who couldn't.
  • The earliest example of a written puzzle/riddle that we have today is said to be from Babylonian times.
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    Participating In A Race

    Hint: It's not first place.
    If you answer that you are first, then you are absolutely wrong! If you overtake the second person and you take his place, you are second!
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    You Answer Me

    Hint:
    A telephone.
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    Longest Human Nose Riddle

    Hint:
    Because if it was twelve inches it would be a foot.
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    Three Men On A Boat

    Hint: They have to use the boat.
    They throw one cigarette overboard and made the boat a cigarette lighter.
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    Always Coming But Never Arrives

    Hint: A mythical land where 99% of all human productivity, motivation and achievement is stored.
    Tomorrow.
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    The Start Of Nothing Logic Riddle

    Hint: It's in plain sight
    The letter "N"
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