# HARD RIDDLES

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Hard riddles are universal, and continue to leave a lasting impression on many different cultures across the globe. Here are some interesting facts:
• The mere definition of what a riddle is, is something that has drawn a large amount of debate between scholars for centuries.
• Complex riddles have been used since ancient times, and extensively in ancient/medieval literature.
• There is only one riddle in the Bible appearing in the book of Judges. It is known as "Samson's riddle."
• Charades is a popular contemporary game created with the use of riddle.
• In author J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' Bilbo Baggins is given a challenging riddle by Gollum, and his life was dependent upon getting the correct answer.
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## Cannot Create Or Destroy

Hint: Everything we do can cause it to be recycled.
Energy.

According to the laws of thermodynamics:

Energy can not be created nor destroyed.

Energy can be converted from one form to another (kinetic energy, heat, latent heat, potential energy, chemical energy, or electrical energy).

Energy can be transported from one place to another through conduction, convection, and radiation.
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## One Of Five Riddle

Hint: 1 Samuel 17
One of the stones in David's sling
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## I Have Many Eyes But Cannot See

Hint:
A potato.
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## Silver Tears Falling Down Riddle

Hint:
Tinsel.
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Solved: 48%

## The Beginning And End

Hint:
The Letter E
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## Billions Of Eyes

Hint:
The human brain.
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## Skipping The Pop Quiz

Hint:
She tells them that she will give the student who skips the quiz whose name comes first alphabetically a detention. This student won't skip because they know they are getting a detention if they do. The next person alphabetically will then know that they will get a detention so they won't skip either, and so on.
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## Without Me You Would Be Lost

Hint:
Light.
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Solved: 50%

## Eight Eights

Hint:
888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000.
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Solved: 58%

## 2 Fathers And 2 Sons Riddle

Hint:
One of the 'fathers' is also a grandfather. Therefore the other father is both a son and a father to the grandson.

In other words, the one father is both a son and a father.
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Solved: 70%

## Who Owns The Fish?

Hint:
The German sits in his Green House, smoking his Prince cigars, drinking coffee, and watching his FISH.

The rest go like this-
1st House: Yellow, Norwegian, Water, Cats, Dunhill
2nd House: Blue, Dane, Tea, Horse, Blends
3rd House: Red, Brit, Milk, Birds, Pall Malls
4th House: Green, German, Coffee, FISH, Prince
5th House: White, Swede, Beer, Dogs, Bluemasters
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## How Many Pieces Of Chicken?

Hint:
After 6 all numbers divisible by 3 can be ordered (because they can all be expressed as a sum of 6's and 9's). After 26, all numbers divisible by three when subtracted by 20 can be obtained. After 46, all numbers divisible by three when subtracted by 40 can be obtained. After 46, all numbers fit into one of these 3 categories, so all numbers can be obtained. 43 is the last number that doesn't fall into one of these categories (44 = 20 + 6 * 4, 45 = 6 * 6 + 9).
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## A Man In New York City

Hint:
When he gets on the subway it is 6 stops away from the end of the line (end of the track). So when it reaches this point it begins to work backwards. So when it goes back one stop he has traveled 7 stops but is only 5 away from where he began.
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## Closed Areas Riddle

Hint:
4

Look at how many closed areas there are.

9999 has 4 closed areas (the top of the '9')
8888 has 8 closed areas, the top and bottom parts of the 8 and there are no other digits
1816 has 3 closed areas, (top and bottom of 8 and bottom of 6, and it has 2 other digits ( 3*2=6)
1212 has 0 closed areas,(0*4=0)
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## I Have Keys But No Lock

Hint:
A keyboard.
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## Post Your Hard Riddles Puns Below

Can you come up with a cool, funny or clever Hard Riddles of your own? Post it below (without the answer) to see if you can stump our users.

1. Why did the math book look sad? Because it had too many problems.

2. Why did the tomato turn red? Because it saw the salad dressing.

3. What do you call a group of cows playing instruments? A moo-sical band.

4. Why did the baker go to therapy? Because he kneaded help.

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

6. What do you call a cheese that isn't yours? Nacho cheese.

7. Why did the man go to the doctor with a clock in his belly? Because he wanted to know what time it was.

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

9. What did the grape say when it got stepped on? Nothing, it just let out a little wine.

10. Why did the chicken join a band? Because it had drumsticks.

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

12. Why did the cookie go to the doctor? Because it was feeling crummy.

13. What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta.

14. Why did the golfer bring an extra pair of pants? In case he got a hole in one.

15. Why did the tomato turn yellow? Because it was scared of the chef.

16. Why was the computer cold? It left its Windows open.

17. What did one wall say to the other? I'll meet you at the corner.

18. Why don't seagulls fly by the bay? Because then they'd be bagels.

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

20. Why was the cat afraid of the tree? Because it was afraid of getting acatia.

21. Why was the broom late? It swept in.

22. Why was the firefighter afraid of the snow? Because it put out his fire.

23. Why did the tomato blush? Because it saw the salad dressing's Caesar.

24. Why did the clock go to the gym? To work on its ticks.

25. Why did the tomato go on a cruise? It wanted to see the world and catch some rays.

26. What do you call a cow that's just given birth? De-calf-inated.

27. What did one hat say to the other? Stay calm, we've got you covered.

28. Why is a dog's nose always wet? Because it's the best way to smell.

29. Why was the math book so sad? It had too many problems.

30. Why did the grape breakdance? Because it heard it through the grapevine.

31. Why was the broom late for the cleaning party? It swept in fashionably late.

32. Why did the bird join the band? It had a high pitch voice.

33. What do you call a man with no body and just a nose? Nobody Nose.

34. Why was the math book so emotional? Because it had too many problems.

35. Why did the baker need to go to therapy? Because he kneaded some help.

36. Why did the potato go to the doctor? It was starting to feel mashed.

37. Why did the tomato go on a boat? To ketchup with its friends.

38. What do you call a man with no arms and no legs in the water? Bob.

39. Why did the computer go to the eye doctor? Because it had a virus in its sight.

40. Why did the tomato blush? Because it saw the salad dressing's Italian.

41. Why did the baker go to the beach? To get a little oven time.

42. Why did the clock lose weight? Because it went back 4 seconds.

43. Why did the tomato feel left out? It wanted to join the ketchup.

44. What did one tractor say to the other? Let's hit the hay!

45. Why did the chicken cross the playground? To get to the other slide.

46. Why did the math book cry itself to sleep? Because it had too many problems to solve.

47. Why did the soda go to the doctor? Because it was feeling a little fizzy.

48. What do you call a cow with a sense of humor? Laughing cow.

49. Why was the shirt sad? Because it was hung out to dry.

50. Why was the racecar so embarrassed? Because it couldn't get a handle on its speeds.