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#1 andreay

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 04:58 PM

1. You can take away the whole and still have some left. You can take away some and still have the whole left. What is it?

2. A word I know, six letters it contains, subtract one, and twelve remains. What am I??

3. What goes up and down at the same time but doesn't move?

4. I never was, am always to be,
No one ever saw me, nor ever will
And yet I am the confidence of all
To live and breathe on this terrestrial ball

5. What odd number becomes even when behead?
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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:07 PM

1. You can take away the whole and still have some left. You can take away some and still have the whole left. What is it?

2. A word I know, six letters it contains, subtract one, and twelve remains. What am I??

3. What goes up and down at the same time but doesn't move?

4. I never was, am always to be,
No one ever saw me, nor ever will
And yet I am the confidence of all
To live and breathe on this terrestrial ball

5. What odd number becomes even when behead?

Spoiler for tricky ones

Are you sure the second question is correct? :unsure:

Edited by grey cells, 27 March 2008 - 05:10 PM.

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#3 andreay

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:10 PM

#1 is correct the easiest one in my opinion and #4 was not what i was looking for but nice thinking

Yes 2 is correct you'll kick yourself when you realise it

Edited by andreay, 27 March 2008 - 05:11 PM.

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#4 finance_it

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:15 PM

i hope that is a word....

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:16 PM

Spoiler for Number 2?

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#6 andreay

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:17 PM

i hope that is a word....

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xiione not found on onlinedictionary.com. Heading the right way though
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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:18 PM

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:23 PM

Spoiler for guesses

Edited by statman, 27 March 2008 - 05:24 PM.

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#9 andreay

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:30 PM

good job statman all correct except #4. I agree that the answer given for #4 do fit the riddle but none are the answer i was looking for
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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:38 PM

1. You can take away the whole and still have some left. You can take away some and still have the whole left. What is it?

2. A word I know, six letters it contains, subtract one, and twelve remains. What am I??

3. What goes up and down at the same time but doesn't move?

4. I never was, am always to be,
No one ever saw me, nor ever will
And yet I am the confidence of all
To live and breathe on this terrestrial ball

5. What odd number becomes even when behead?


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