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The Short Ones


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#1 rookie1ja

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Posted 30 March 2007 - 03:02 PM

The Short Ones - Back to the Logic Puzzles
• Why can't a man living in the USA be buried in Canada?
• Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister? Why?
• A man builds a house rectangular in shape. All sides have southern exposure. A big bear walks by, what color is the bear? Why? (similar to the Bear riddle in the section Einstein's Riddles)
• If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?
• How far can a dog run into the woods?
• One big hockey fan claimed to be able to say the score before any game. How did he do it?
• You can start a fire if you have alcohol, petrol, kerosene, paper, candle, coke, a full matchbox and a piece of cotton wool. What is the first thing you light?
• Why do Chinese men eat more rice than Japanese men? (Edit: Why do Chinese men eat more rice than Japanese men do?)
• What word describes a woman who does not have all her fingers on one hand?

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#2 raghavendra

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 11:55 AM

really nice and out of box thinking is needed to answer this.
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#3 colorclown26

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Posted 30 June 2007 - 01:05 AM

I got about 3 quarters of them right, but Im used to them. Out-of-the-box is right.
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#4 vandytim

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Posted 30 June 2007 - 02:43 AM

I think it is because Chinese men don't eat Japanese men. They way the sentence is worded sounds like Chinese people eat both rice and Japanese men. It's a misplaced modifier or something.
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Posted 03 July 2007 - 02:30 PM

yay 10/10
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#6 savagegamer90

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Posted 03 July 2007 - 03:52 PM

woot 10 for 10
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Posted 03 July 2007 - 07:40 PM

8/9... stupid dog.

what was that 10th question you guys answered?
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Posted 03 July 2007 - 07:43 PM

I think it is because Chinese men don't eat Japanese men. They way the sentence is worded sounds like Chinese people eat both rice and Japanese men. It's a misplaced modifier or something.



I had this thought as well, I think it's a funnier (and perfectly valid) answer than the one given
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#9 mathemagister

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 10:32 AM

Grr...8/9 I didn't get the dog one. And what is the tenth question?
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#10 unreality

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 11:31 PM

8/9... i didnt get the apples one
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