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senthils

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 Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2006 12:33 pm    Post subject: Can You Solve These Puzzles? Try and solve the following puzzles or questions or teasers or what ever you want to call them 1. If two's company and three's a crowd, what are four and five? 2. What is one thing that all wise men, regardless of their religion or politics, agree is between heaven and earth? 3. What question can you never answer "yes" to? 4. What gets harder to catch the faster you run? 5. When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer? 6. A place where yesterday always follows tomorrow. 7. I start with the letter e, I end with the letter e. I contain only one letter, Yet I am not the letter e! What am I? 8. I know a word of letters three, Add two and fewer there will be. 9. There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word, a great woman. What is the word? 10. A man takes a barrel that weighs 20 kilograms, and then puts something in it. It now weighs less then 20 kilograms. What did he put in the barrel? 11. Imagine you are in a steel box without any openings, windows or doors, completely sealed. How do you get out? 12. Name one eight letter word that has kst in the middle, in the beginning, and at the end. 13. He has married many women, but has never been married. Who is he? 14. There is a certain crime, that if it is attempted, is punishable, but if it is committed, is not punishable. 15. What won't break if you throw it off the highest building in the world, but will break if you place it in the ocean? 16. Forward I am heavy, backward I am not. What am I? 17. A puppy is one, but a dog is not. A kitten is one, but a cat is not. A cookie is one, but a cracker is not. What is it? 18. What five letter word does every Harvard graduate pronounce wrong? 19. Which is correct to say, 'The yolk of the egg are white' or,'The yolk of the egg is white'? 20. A man was found shot dead in his study. He was slumped over his desk and a gun was in his hand. There was a cassette recorder on his desk. When the police entered the room and pressed the play button on the tape recorder they heard, "I can't go on. I have nothing to live for." Then there was the sound of a gunshot. How did the detective immediately know that the man had been murdered? 21. Can a California man legally marry his widow's sister? 22. A clerk in the butcher shop is 5'10" tall. What does he weigh? 23. A famous magician, had a water glass that was filled to the top. Holding the glass above his head he let it drop to the carpet without spilling a single drop of water. How could he manage to drop the glass from a height of over six feet and not spill any water?? 24. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on earth? 25. You left a bar. From a hundred yards away, you manage to spot your black sports car,without the aid of moonlight, a street lamp, fire, or any other artificial light. How? 26. Why can't you hang a man with a wooden leg?

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 Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2006 3:56 pm    Post subject: Few are answered 6. i think yesterday everywhere follows (behind) tommorow 8. word is "few" 11. via either of the opening, door or window which are not completely sealed. 13. marriage beauro clerk 18. the word is "wrong" 20. coz there was no sound of the man falling on the table 22. he weighs meat ;-) 23. its not mentioned that it was filled with water, just that it was filled it could be anytihng else other than water 25. coz of daylight ;-)
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 Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2006 4:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Can You Solve These Puzzles? 6. DICTIONARY. 7. EYE.
senthils

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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 10:41 am    Post subject: Hi er_neo you got it right for questions 8,13,18,22,23 and 25. As far as 11th question goes it is much more simple than you think. gowtham_1982 you got the correct answers for both 6 and 7.
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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:57 pm    Post subject: hi, ANS 5. 11 am + 2 = 1 pm
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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:01 pm    Post subject: 11. Doors,windows and openings are not completely sealed so you can come out from it easily by opening them.
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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:17 pm    Post subject: Ans 20: The cassette must be in end postion but just by playing it the detective heard the voice and gun shot which means that cassette was reversed by some body else i.e by mudrur. Ans 21: NO, How a man who is already dead can marry any other women.
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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:41 pm    Post subject: Ans 9: Heroien Setp1:HE Setp2:HER Setp3:HERO Setp4:HEROIEN
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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:55 pm    Post subject: 2.LIFE
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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 4:25 pm    Post subject: hi vikasc4 the answers for questions 5,20,21 are correct but for 11 it is wrong
senthils

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 Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 4:27 pm    Post subject: its the correct answer for question 9 but for 2 you are thinking in the wrong way
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 Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Can You Solve These Puzzles? Name one eight letter word that has kst in the middle, in the beginning, and at the end. INKSTAND 14. There is a certain crime, that if it is attempted, is punishable, but if it is committed, is not punishable... Suicide 15. What won't break if you throw it off the highest building in the world, but will break if you place it in the ocean? Tissue
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 Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:19 pm    Post subject: 16. Ans: TON
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 Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 6:56 pm    Post subject: 7) EYE = I
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 Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 7:06 pm    Post subject: 4) i think 'Heart Beat'
pratibha patre

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 Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:17 pm    Post subject: hi A1. 4 is double comapny and 5 is double crowd. A2. Sky(i think). A3. If u r of the opposite gender.
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 Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Can You Solve These Puzzles? Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. ANS: Forwards - ton - heavy. Backwards - not. boom boom If two's company and three's a crowd, what are four and five? Nine What gets harder to catch the faster you run and then puts something in it. It now weighs less then 20 kilograms What did he put in the barrel Ans A hole What question can you never answer "yes" to? Are u asleep? Imagine you are in a steel box without any openings, windows or doors, completely sealed. How do you get out? Ans;It would be better we stop the imagination He has married many women, but has never been married. Who is he? It would be a priest in the church What five letter word does every Harvard graduate pronounce wrong? Ans: The wrong wrong itslef nothing other than that A man was found shot dead in his study. He was slumped over his desk and a gun was in his hand. There was a cassette recorder on his desk. When the police entered the room and pressed the play button on the tape recorder they heard, "I can't go on. I have nothing to live for." Then there was the sound of a gunshot. How did the detective immediately know that the man had been murdered? ANS:tape wqas rewinded Why can't you hang a man with a wooden leg? Ans:for hanging rope is needed and not wooden leg Am i correct Senthil
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 Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:20 am    Post subject: nice work prasanth. you got everything correct
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 Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2006 1:00 pm    Post subject: Ans 24: Mount Everest .
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 Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2006 3:23 pm    Post subject: answer for 7 - envelope
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