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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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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?

1. Wholesome

4. Hope

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

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#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

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i hope that is a word....

2. xiione

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Dozens

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i hope that is a word....

2. xiione

xiione not found on onlinedictionary.com. Heading the right way though

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El/even

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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?

WHOLESOME

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

DOZENS

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

stairs

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

FAITH, HOPE, FUTURE, ANTICIPATION

5. What odd number becomes even when behead?

SEVEN, ELEVEN

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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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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?

tomorrow

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tomorrow

got it in one angieinchains:D

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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?

1.wholesome

2.dozens

3.stairs

4.Tomorrow

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Seven, my favorite number.

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