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Catches a Bullet With His Bare Hands

Alan fires a bullet from his gun and his friend Wade catches the bullet with his bare hands. The bullet does not touch anything but air after it leaves the gun and until it reaches Wade’s hand. Wade is uninjured. How does he do it?

I’m still working on this one.

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Look at My Face

If you look at my face you won’t see 13 in any place. What am I?

A clock face. It only has the numbers 1 through 12.

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Priscilla and Bruce Exchanging Money

Priscilla gave her brother Bruce as much money as Bruce started with. Bruce gave Priscilla as much money as Priscilla had left. Priscilla then gave Bruce as much as Bruce had left, which left Priscilla broke. Bruce had $80.00.

How much money did Priscilla and Bruce start with?

Priscilla: $50
Bruce: $30

Step 1
Priscilla gives Bruce $30
Priscilla: $20
Bruce: $60

Step 2
Bruce gives Priscilla $20
Priscilla: $40
Bruce: $40

Step 3
Priscilla gives Bruce $40
Priscilla: $0
Bruce: $80

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TMC Rebus


What goes up, must come down.

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You’ll See Me When the Sun is High and Also Late at Night

You’ll see me when the sun is high and also late at night,
I’m in the songs of holidays, when the snow is white,

Kings and Queens and royalty, are all found in me,
I’m the largest of them all, with just one you see,

Step by step with pounding feet, I’m tribes of angry men,
I’m above your hands right now, for help or to go again,

You’ll use me in the kitchen, or add a little more,
I’ll be in the years to come, and the days of yore.

What am I?

Twelve (12).

Noon and midnight are both 12 o’clock and the Twelve Days of Christmas is a popular Christmas carol.

There are twelve face cards in a standard 52-card deck and twelve is the largest number with one syllable.

There are twelve steps in Alcoholics Anonymous, a troy pound is 12 ounces, there were 12 tribes of Israel and a popular movie was called, “Twelve Angry Men” (12 members of the jury). There are twelve function keys on your keyboard. F1 often shows a help screen and F5 reloads pages in your browser.

Many recipes measure items by the dozen, adding one more for a baker’s dozen. There are twelve months in a year.

It’s surprising how many times the number twelve shows up in our culture.

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Spibered Rebus

What does this represent?


Be inspired, or literally, be in spired.

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Blow for Blow They Matched Each Other

Blow for blow,
they matched each other.
Neither would fall to the other.
In the eyes of the crowd,
they were this.


By Sef Daystrom

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Has a Mouth But Cannot Drink

Has a mouth,
but cannot drink.
Has a head,
but cannot think.
Has a tongue,
but not a lung.
Some are held
and some are hung.

A bell.

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Comes To Bedsides, Icy Bridges

He comes to bedsides, icy bridges,
battlefronts, and crumbling ridges.
When he comes, he comes alone,
taps a shoulder, then is gone.


By Sef Daystrom

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Growing Tall But Never Fat

This on this.
That on that.
Growing tall,
but never fat.

What am I?

A stack.

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