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Check below for a few interesting facts about riddles and how the art form has influenced many diverse civilizations for hundreds of years:
  • Riddles have been around for thousands of years.
  • Tablets found in Central America are said to have been etched by the Ancient Mesopotamian people.
  • There are two main types the North American/English culture. These two types are conundrum and enigma.
  • In many cultures, forms of riddle immersed in folklore is what has been used for centuries to past down tradition.
  • The word 'hidot' is the Hebrew version of the English word riddle.
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    Confusing Riddles
    If you are passionate about solving very confusing riddles, then you've come to the right place. These aren't really a set of riddles for those who are just beginning to venture into solving riddles, but are instead for those who are more experienced.

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    When You Do Not Know What I Am Riddle

    A riddle
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    The Word You Need Is Hidden Near Riddle

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    What Comes Immediately Before Today Riddle

    Hint: Determine what "Today" is, then work backwards until you determine the day in question.
    MONDAY. "Today" is Sunday. Now, starting at Sunday and working backwards (from "the day before yesterday"), we have the following: - 2 + 3 -2 + 1 + 2 - 1 ...So, we go from Sunday to Fri. to Mon. to Sat. to Sun. to Tues. to MONDAY.
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    Know Me Call Me For This Is How I Am Riddle

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    A Man Gave One Son 10 Cents Riddle

    1:45. The man gave away a total of 25 cents. He divided it between two people. Therefore, he gave a quarter to two.
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    A Glass Of Water

    Hint: Why would the man want a glass of water?
    The man had the hiccups and wanted a glass of water to help get rid of them. The bartender could hear the hiccups when the man spoke, so he brought the gun out to scare the hiccups away. It worked and the man thanked him and left, no longer needing the glass of water.
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    B Ball Drop Riddle

    It doesn't fall.
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    Coconut Sentence Riddle

    Hint: Listen closely...

    If 'this' is a coconut, and 'that' is a coconut, then 'is' 'this' a coconut.
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    You Can't Touch This

    A coffin
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    The Blowing Wind Riddle

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    Color Of The Bear Riddle

    White. You are at the North pole.
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    Aging Stan Riddle

    Today is Jan 1st and his birthday is on December 31st. He was 32, then turned 33 on Dec 31st, and this year on Dec 31st hell turn 34, so next year hell be 35.
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    The Expensive Restaurant Riddle

    I =1, 0=Ought, 2=To, 0=Owe, 0=Nothing, 4=For, 1=I, 8=Ate, 0=Nothing. I Ought To Owe Nothing For I Ate Nothing. 102004180
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    John's Three Daughters Riddle

    "Is she older than her?"

    Explanation: (He would ask one of the daughters if one of the other daughters is older than the last daughter). He always should pick the younger daughter based on what he knows. If he asks the older daughter and she says yes, then the youngest daughter will be known. If he asks the older daughter and she says no, then the youngest daughter is the other one. If he asks the youngest daughter and she says yes, she is lying and he will still pick the oldest. If he asks the youngest and she says no, he will just pick the other like in the first case. If he asks the middle daughter it doesn't matter because both will be acceptable choices.
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    A Man Who's Not A Man

    A eunuch who did not see well saw a bat perched on a reed and threw a pumice stone at him which missed.
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    1. Why did the tomato turn red? Because it saw the salad dressing!

    2. Why don't scientists trust atoms? Because they make up everything!

    3. Why did the chicken cross the basketball court? To get to the other wing!

    4. Why did the football team go to the bank? To get their quarterback!

    5. Why did the cookie go to the doctor? Because it was feeling crumbly!

    6. Why did the grape stop in the middle of the road? Because it ran out of juice!

    7. Why did the bicycle fall over? Because it was two-tired!

    8. Why did the computer go to the doctor? Because it had a virus!

    9. Why did the banana go to the doctor? Because it wasn't peeling well!

    10. Why did the snowman refuse to drink carrot juice? Because he was afraid it would turn him into a vegetable!

    11. Why did the scarecrow win an award? Because he was outstanding in his field!

    12. Why did the pig go to the casino? He wanted to play the slop machine!

    13. Why did the mushroom go to the party? Because he was a fungi to be with!

    14. Why did the teacher wear sunglasses? Because her students were so bright!

    15. Why did the singer have to sleep with the light on? Because she was afraid of the pitch black!

    16. Why did the elephant paint its toenails red? So it could hide in a strawberry patch!

    17. Why did the farmer bury all his money? Because he wanted to sow his wild oats!

    18. Why did the chef break up with his bread? It didn't rise to the occasion!

    19. Why did the clock go to the shrink? Because it had too many ticks!

    20. Why did the bird go to the doctor? Because it had a tweetable disease!

    21. Why did the tree go to the dentist? Because it had a rotten root!

    22. Why did the pirate go to the Apple store? He wanted to buy an iPatch!

    23. Why did the marathon runner visit the shoe store? He needed a new sole!

    24. Why did the penguin marry the polar bear? Because he wanted to get some cold feet!

    25. Why did the mermaid call the insurance company? She needed life guard!

    26. Why did the skunk get a job at the perfume factory? He was good at scenting things out!

    27. Why did the artist paint a rabbit on his canvas? He wanted to hare his art with others!

    28. Why did the carpenter become a doctor? He was good at nailing injections!

    29. Why did the chicken go to the seance? It wanted to talk to the other side!

    30. Why did the pickpocket go to law school? He wanted to learn how to plea bargain!

    31. Why did the ghost go into the bar? To order a boozy drink!

    32. Why did the policeman cross the street? He saw some jaywalkers and wanted to catch them on the fly!

    33. Why did the tennis ball go to the bank? It wanted to see if it had any net worth!

    34. Why did the baker go to the doctor? He had a yeast infection!

    35. Why did the ballerina go to the dentist? She had a tutu-th ache!

    36. Why did the banana go to the bar? It wanted to get peeled!

    37. Why did the wrestler visit the music store? He wanted to buy some body slams!

    38. Why did the astronaut wear diapers to the moon? In case he needed to look for some space toilets!

    39. Why did the lawyer eat paper? He was trying to file a brief!

    40. Why did the cow start a detective agency? She wanted to investigate the moos!

    41. Why did the cavemen wear animal skins? They didn't have an Asda or Tesco nearby!

    42. Why did the frog go to the costume party? He wanted to be a prince for a night!

    43. Why did the fireflies break up? Because one of them found someone brighter!

    44. Why did the soul singer get lost in the wilderness? She lost her groove!

    45. Why did the duck watch the ball game? He was rooting for the home team!

    46. Why did the mechanic become a chef? He was good at juggling tools!

    47. Why did the vampire catch the internet bug? He was a web-atic!

    48. Why did the werewolf join the pack? He was itching for some company!

    49. Why did the detective visit the horse ranch? He was trying to uncover a stable identity!

    50. Why did the cat go to the gym? She wanted to work on her purr-formance!
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