# IMPOSSIBLE RIDDLES

### Fun Facts (Hints)

Would you like to know some interesting facts about riddles? Take a peek below for some great ones that may just blow your mind:
• The riddle is seen in many different forms of literature for thousands of years and continues to be reinvented in the most challenging ways.
• One of the most famous riddles in history appears in the book 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.'
• In JK Rowling's 'The Goblet of Fire' in the Harry Potter series, Harry is forced to answer a complicated riddle about (spoiler alert) spiders.
• The term riddle is said to have been coined by the math scholar Raymond Smullyan.
• Teddy Roosevelt is said to have had a great love for an impossible riddle problem every once in a while.

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## Susan Is A Butcher Riddle

Hint:

The butcher weighs meat at his shop. The riddle is talking what the person weight at his shop and not the actual weight of the person and its not possible to tell from the riddle question.

The riddle tricks you to think about the actual weight of the person and as I told you its not possible to determined. This riddle is very popular and has many versions with the different names but the answer remines the same.
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Solved: 66%

## I Enter The Garden There Are 34 People Riddle

Hint:
If the backyard and garden are two different locations then there would be one person left in the garden. This is because the murderous rampage took place in the backyard, not the garden. However, the riddle solver considers that the backyard and the garden is the same place then, then zero people would be left, as the killer would technically be counted amongst the 34 people.
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Solved: 69%

## 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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## Two Zero And Two Four Riddle

Hint:
B) 2024

When you pronounce a number say, 3006, it is pronounced as three thousand six. But, it is not pronounced as three two zero and six. Because, it will result in 3206. It might be grammatically but mathematically wrong or vice versa.

The pronunciation does not say how many but what the number is at the particular position.

Hence, 2024 has two zero and two four.
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Solved: 82%

## Age Of Three Daughters Riddles

Hint:
3, 3, and 8. The only groups of 3 factors of 72 to have non-unique sums are 2 6 6 and 3 3 8 (with a sum of 14). The rest have unique sums:

2 + 2 + 18 = 22
2 + 3 + 12 = 18
2 + 4 + 9 = 15
3 + 4 + 6 = 13

The house number alone would have identified any of these groups. Since more information was required, we know the sum left the answer unknown. The presence of a single oldest child eliminates 2 6 6, leaving 3 3 8 as the only possible answer.
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Solved: 38%

## 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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Solved: 36%

## Pete And Repeat

Hint:
Repeat...Pete and repeat went fishing. Pete fell of the boat. Who was left? (keeps continuing because you are saying repeat)
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Solved: 72%

## Prince Age Riddle

Hint:
Current Future Past

Princess x 2z (x+y)/2
Prince y x z

I then created three equations, since the difference in their age will always be the same.

d = the difference in ages

x y = d
2z x = d
x/2 + y/2 z = d

I then created a matrix and solved it using row reduction.

x y z

1 -1 0 d
-1 0 2 d
.5 .5 -1 d

It reduced to:

x y z

1 0 0 4d
0 1 0 3d
0 0 1 5d/2

This means that you can pick any difference you want (an even one presumably because you want integer ages).

Princess age: 4d
Prince age: 3d

Ages that work

Princess:
4
8
16
24
32
40
48
56
64
72
80

Prince:
3
6
12
18
24
30
36
42
48
54
60
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Solved: 30%

## Magic Word Riddle

Hint: Count the letters. The number of letters in each individual word make up an important number.
Pi (number of letters in each word of the riddle)
3,1 4 1 5 9
2 6 5 3 5 8
9 7 9
3 2 3 8 4 6
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## The Special Numbers Riddle

Hint:
It is the numbers from 1 to 9 in alphabetical order.

Eight
Five
Four
Nine
One
Seven
Six
Three
Two
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Solved: 51%

## 20 Flights Of Stairs Riddle

Hint:
He is a midgit and his hands can not reach 20 on the dile.
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Solved: 49%

## A Man And Not A Man Riddle

Hint:
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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Solved: 21%

## The Day After Tomorrow Riddle

Hint:
Thursday
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Solved: 47%

## The Awful Date Riddle

Hint:
The woman shoots a picture of him, drowns the picture to develop it, then she hangs the picture
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Solved: 75%

## Cant Be Touched Riddle

Hint:
I am a dream.
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Solved: 70%

## Post Your Impossible Riddles Puns Below

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

1. Why did the tomato blush? Because it saw the salad dreSSING.

2. How do you fix a broken candy heart? With a love doctor.

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

4. Why was the math book sad? It had too many PROBLEMS.

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

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

7. Why was the belt arrested? For holding up the pants.

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

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

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

11. Why won't the gyro compass eat? Because it's always N ordering, E N, W or S.

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

13. Why did the balloon go near the needle? He wanted to hear some pop music.

14. Why don't zombies eat ghosts? Because they have no body to chew on.

15. Why didn't the shrimp share his treasure? Because he was a little shellfish.

16. Why are eggs not good at basketball? They always break at the yolk of defense.

17. Why do golfers wear two pairs of pants? In case they get a hole in one.

18. Why are vampires so easy to fool? Because they're all suckers.

19. Why did the thief break into the bank vault? He had too much on his mind.

20. Why did the apple stop in the middle of the road? Because it ran out of juice.

21. Why was the math book sad? Because it had too many problems.

22. Why are ghosts bad liars? Because you can see right through them.

23. Why did the bicycle fall over? It was two-tired.

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

25. Why don't skeletons tell jokes? Because they have no funny bone.

26. Why do bees stay in the hive all winter? Because it's too chilly outside with no flowers to browse.

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

28. Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall? To make up for his crappy summer.

29. Why was the snowman so happy? Because he loved making a splash in life.

30. Why did the duck get in trouble with the law? It had a fowl mouth.

31. Why won't the bicycle stand up by itself? Because it's too tired.

32. Why did the train love his job? Because he got to choo-choo all day.

33. Why did the scarecrow fall apart? He was all straw and no brain.

34. Why do melons make terrible lawyers? Because they can'taloupe.

35. Why don't aliens eat clowns? Because they taste funny.

36. Why did the frog call his insurance company? He just had a car-jump-knee.

37. Why did the books have a hard time getting along? They each had their own cover story.

38. Why did the chicken escape from the farm? He wanted to live in a coop-erative atmosphere.

39. Why did the chewing gum cross the road? It was stuck on the bottom of a shoe.

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

41. Why did the pirate get a parrot? For good measure.

42. Why did the wild goose chase his dreams? He wanted to goose-step into success.

43. Why did the Dalmatian punish his dog? He refused to answer because he had too many spots.

44. Why did the bear refuse to eat his food? He was only interested in honey buns.

45. Why did the owl get a book? He wanted to sharpen his swoop-swoop-swoop skills.

46. Why did the firework fail to go off? He had stage-fright.

47. Why did the grape go to the doctor? Because it was leaking all over itself.

48. Why did the moon take up jogging? To stay in orbit.

49. Why did the frog leave his car idling? He had to jump out quickly.

50. Why was the grape so happy when it got stepped on? It let out a little whine.