## Keep Off The Rain

If you have one of these

Then dry you will remain

Hold it above your head

It will keep off the rain

It's a...

Then dry you will remain

Hold it above your head

It will keep off the rain

It's a...

Hint:

## Keeping You Dry

There are times when you will get wet

But it is not because you cry

In rain hold this above your head

And it will help to keep you dry

This is a?

But it is not because you cry

In rain hold this above your head

And it will help to keep you dry

This is a?

Hint:

## A Round Hotel

There is a round hotel. A famous person walks in. The lights go off. When the lights turn back on the famous person is dead. Who did it, the waiter dusting the corner, the chef holding cleavers, or the crazy customer?

Hint:

## The Backstabber

Hint:

## Put It In A Glove

This is something you might hold

Of a person that you love

When it's really cold outside

You might put it in a glove

Of a person that you love

When it's really cold outside

You might put it in a glove

Hint:

## Full Of Holes

Hint:

## Under The Cup Riddle

You decide to play a game with your friend where your friend places a coin under one of three cups. Your friend would then switch the positions of two of the cups several times so that the coin under one of the cups moves with the cup it is under. You would then select the cup that you think the coin is under. If you won, you would receive the coin, but if you lost, you would have to pay.

As the game starts, you realise that you are really tired, and you don't focus very well on the moving of the cups. When your friend stops moving the cups and asks you where the coin is, you only remember a few things:

He put the coin in the rightmost cup at the start.

He switched two of the cups 3 times.

The first time he switched two of the cups, the rightmost one was switched with another.

The second time he switched two of the cups, the rightmost one was not touched.

The third and last time he switched two of the cups, the rightmost one was switched with another.

You don't want to end up paying your friend, so, using your head, you try to work out which cup is most likely to hold the coin, using the information you remember.

Which cup is most likely to hold the coin?

As the game starts, you realise that you are really tired, and you don't focus very well on the moving of the cups. When your friend stops moving the cups and asks you where the coin is, you only remember a few things:

He put the coin in the rightmost cup at the start.

He switched two of the cups 3 times.

The first time he switched two of the cups, the rightmost one was switched with another.

The second time he switched two of the cups, the rightmost one was not touched.

The third and last time he switched two of the cups, the rightmost one was switched with another.

You don't want to end up paying your friend, so, using your head, you try to work out which cup is most likely to hold the coin, using the information you remember.

Which cup is most likely to hold the coin?

Hint: Write down the possibilities. Remember that there are only three cups, so if the rightmost cup wasn't touched...

The rightmost cup.

The rightmost cup has a half chance of holding the coin, and the other cups have a quarter chance.

Pretend that Os represent cups, and Q represents the cup with the coin.

The game starts like this:

OOQ

Then your friend switches the rightmost cup with another, giving two possibilities, with equal chance:

OQO

QOO

Your friend then moves the cups again, but doesn't touch the rightmost cup. The only switch possible is with the leftmost cup and the middle cup. This gives two possibilities with equal chance:

QOO

OQO

Lastly, your friend switches the rightmost cup with another cup. If the first possibility shown above was true, there would be two possibilities, with equal chance:

OOQ

QOO

If the second possibility shown above (In the second switch) was true, there would be two possibilities with equal chance:

OOQ

OQO

This means there are four possibilities altogether, with equal chance:

OOQ

QOO

OOQ

OQO

This means each possibility equals to a quarter chance, and because there are two possibilities with the rightmost cup having the coin, there is a half chance that the coin is there.

YES NO

The rightmost cup has a half chance of holding the coin, and the other cups have a quarter chance.

Pretend that Os represent cups, and Q represents the cup with the coin.

The game starts like this:

OOQ

Then your friend switches the rightmost cup with another, giving two possibilities, with equal chance:

OQO

QOO

Your friend then moves the cups again, but doesn't touch the rightmost cup. The only switch possible is with the leftmost cup and the middle cup. This gives two possibilities with equal chance:

QOO

OQO

Lastly, your friend switches the rightmost cup with another cup. If the first possibility shown above was true, there would be two possibilities, with equal chance:

OOQ

QOO

If the second possibility shown above (In the second switch) was true, there would be two possibilities with equal chance:

OOQ

OQO

This means there are four possibilities altogether, with equal chance:

OOQ

QOO

OOQ

OQO

This means each possibility equals to a quarter chance, and because there are two possibilities with the rightmost cup having the coin, there is a half chance that the coin is there.

*Did you answer this riddle correctly?*YES NO

## The Secret Santa Exchange

A group of ten friends decide to exchange gifts as secret Santas. Each person writes his or her name on a piece of paper and puts it in a hat. Then each person randomly draws a name from the hat to determine who has him as his or her secret Santa. The secret Santa then makes a gift for the person whose name he drew.

When it's time to exchange presents, each person walks over to the person he made the gift for and holds his or her left hand in his right hand.

What is the probability that the 10 friends holding hands form a single continuous circle?

When it's time to exchange presents, each person walks over to the person he made the gift for and holds his or her left hand in his right hand.

What is the probability that the 10 friends holding hands form a single continuous circle?

Hint: It's not as difficult as it seems.
It's the number of ways the friends can form a circle divided by the number of ways the names can be drawn out of the hat.

1/10

For a group of n friends, there are n! (n factorial) ways to draw the names out of the hat. Since a circle does not have a beginning and end, choose one person as the beginning and end of the circle. There are now (n-1)! ways to distribute the remaining people around the circle. Thus the probability of forming a single circle is

(n-1)! / n!

Since n! = (n-1)! * n (for n > 1), this can be rewritten as

(n-1)! / (n*(n-1)!)

Factoring out the (n-1)! from the numerator and denominator leaves

1/n

as the probability.

YES NO

For a group of n friends, there are n! (n factorial) ways to draw the names out of the hat. Since a circle does not have a beginning and end, choose one person as the beginning and end of the circle. There are now (n-1)! ways to distribute the remaining people around the circle. Thus the probability of forming a single circle is

(n-1)! / n!

Since n! = (n-1)! * n (for n > 1), this can be rewritten as

(n-1)! / (n*(n-1)!)

Factoring out the (n-1)! from the numerator and denominator leaves

1/n

as the probability.

*Did you answer this riddle correctly?*YES NO

## Crossing Safety Riddle

Two boys and a man need to cross a river. They can only use the canoe. It will hold only the man OR the two boys' weight. How can they all get across safely?

Answer:

Answer:

Hint:

The two boys go across. One of them get out. The other one goes back. He gets out and the man gets in. He goes across. Then the man gets out and the other boy gets in and goes across. Then the boy that was left gets in and now they both go across together.

YES NO

*Did you answer this riddle correctly?*YES NO

## Part Of Your Body

I can hold things but Im not a bag

Im used to write things down but Im not a pen

I have digits but Im not a cellphone

I have nails but Im not a hook

Im part of your body but Im not a foot

I am a?

Im used to write things down but Im not a pen

I have digits but Im not a cellphone

I have nails but Im not a hook

Im part of your body but Im not a foot

I am a?

Hint:

## An Old Relative Riddle

Hint:

## Hot Air Balloon Over The Sahara

One sunny afternoon, three men go for a ride on a hot air balloon over the Sahara desert. An hour into the trip, the balloon begins to lose altitude. A month later, someone found one of the ballooners laying on the desert sand dead, naked, and holding half a toothpick. What happened to him?

Hint:

As the balloon lost altitude, the men took of their clothes and threw them overboard to decrease the weight of the balloon. The balloon continued to drop so the men drew straws to see who would be forced to jump. The dead man in the desert drew the shortest one (the half toothpick).

YES NO

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## Nights Getting Colder

As fall starts to progress along

And nights continue getting colder

This tasty food is something that

Can be eaten off a cob holder

What could it be?

And nights continue getting colder

This tasty food is something that

Can be eaten off a cob holder

What could it be?

Hint:

## Strive With Wind And Wave Riddle

Off I must strive with wind and wave, battle them both

when under the sea.

I feel out the bottom, a foreign land. In lying still, I am

Strong in the strife;

If I fail in that, they are stronger than I, and

Wrenching me loose, soon put me to rout.

They wish to capture what I must keep. I can master

Them both if my grip holds out,

If the rocks bring succor and lend support, strength

In the struggle. Ask my name

when under the sea.

I feel out the bottom, a foreign land. In lying still, I am

Strong in the strife;

If I fail in that, they are stronger than I, and

Wrenching me loose, soon put me to rout.

They wish to capture what I must keep. I can master

Them both if my grip holds out,

If the rocks bring succor and lend support, strength

In the struggle. Ask my name

Hint:

## Starbucks Baby Riddle

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