Jump to content


Welcome to BrainDen.com - Brain Teasers Forum

Welcome to BrainDen.com - Brain Teasers Forum. Like most online communities you must register to post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process. To be a part of BrainDen Forums you may create a new account or sign in if you already have an account.
As a member you could start new topics, reply to others, subscribe to topics/forums to get automatic updates, get your own profile and make new friends.

Of course, you can also enjoy our collection of amazing optical illusions and cool math games.

If you like our site, you may support us by simply clicking Google "+1" or Facebook "Like" buttons at the top.
If you have a website, we would appreciate a little link to BrainDen.

Thanks and enjoy the Den :-)
Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

just a riddle


  • Please log in to reply
25 replies to this topic

#1 Qautro Angelz

Qautro Angelz

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 9 posts

Posted 16 July 2007 - 02:23 AM

what can go up a chimney down, but cant go down a chimney up??
this is really easy and quite an old 1


Spoiler for Solution

  • 0

#2 propsguy

propsguy

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 18 posts

Posted 30 July 2007 - 09:17 AM

An umbrella?
  • 0

#3 desertfox

desertfox

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 4 posts

Posted 26 February 2008 - 04:37 PM

smoke?
  • 0

#4 pjw714

pjw714

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 02 March 2008 - 12:51 AM

The answer is umbrella.... BOY, is this an old one. My mother used to ask me this. She would be 106 if alive.
:P
  • 0

#5 bligh65

bligh65

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 11 March 2008 - 04:17 PM

:rolleyes: easy one An umbrella
  • 0

#6 MarkPGeraghty

MarkPGeraghty

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 19 March 2008 - 01:37 PM

Wait...why can't an umbrella go down a chimney, just don't open it up.
  • 0

#7 tink

tink

    Junior Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 63 posts

Posted 19 March 2008 - 02:27 PM

umbrella
  • 0

#8 Pero

Pero

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 6 posts

Posted 22 March 2008 - 01:04 PM

Can somebody please explain? Cuz this is the stupidest thing I've ever heard! Why can't it be smoke? :huh:
  • 0

#9 jesusfreak1024

jesusfreak1024

    Junior Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 48 posts

Posted 22 March 2008 - 03:51 PM

Can somebody please explain? Cuz this is the stupidest thing I've ever heard! Why can't it be smoke? :huh:

when an umbrella is "down" it means it is folded up, hence it can fit up a chimney
when an umbrella is "up" it means it is open and ready for use, hence it is too wide to fit down a normal sized chimney
  • 0

#10 youarecool

youarecool

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 22 March 2008 - 05:30 PM

it is of course an umbrella :P
  • 0




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users