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Hurt Without Moving

We hurt without moving.
And poison without touching.

We bear truth and lies,
But are not judged by size.

What are we?

Words.

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Buried Alive and Dug Up Dead

You bury me when I’m alive, and dig me up when I’m dead. What am I?

A plant.

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Easy To Touch

You have one of me and I’m easy to touch,
I’m hard to look at, but you can in a clutch.

Yet you’re told to watch me, or get your friends’.
I’m often referred to when you make amends.

You can throw me out but not away,
I cause many pain, every day.

What am I?

Your back. You have one and it’s easy to touch but hard to look it. A common phrase is to “watch your back” and it’s common to “have your friend’s back.” When apologizing, you often want to take back what you said. You can throw out your back, but you can’t throw it away. And back pain causes people pain every day.

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Least Sleepy Month

In what month do people sleep the least?

February, because there are fewer days.

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Asks But Never Answers

What asks but never answers?

An owl.

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I’m Usually Quite Pleasant

I’m usually quite pleasant
As you roam and play,
But if you look into my eyes,
I’ll not look away.

Once you turn away from me,
I’ll attack if I stay dry,
Better grab a pail of water,
I’ll not stop until I die.

What am I?

An Enderman, from Minecraft.

Enderman are normally passive, but they become hostile if a player looks directly at them. The Enderman will stare back until the player looks away, and then attack the player. A bucket of water is the best way to defeat an Enderman.

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What Are The Next Three Numbers in the Series?

What are the next three numbers in this series?

4
6
12
18
30
42
60
72
102
108
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Each number is surrounded by a prime number.

4 – 3 and 5 are prime
6 – 5 and 7 are prime
etc.

The next three numbers after 108 that have primes before and after them are:

138, 150 and 180.

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A Game of Cards

In a game of cards, GEORGE partnered with MARY, while TED had to choose a partner. He could have chosen ANN, EDNA, JOAN or ANGELA. Whom did he choose and why?

ANN. If you give each letter a number according to its position in the alphabet:
TED = 20 + 5 + 4 = 29
ANN = 1 + 14 + 14 = 29

(George and Mary each add to 57)

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I Am What Remains

I am what remains of what
was once a living whole,
dug in deep, protruding, though,
and unobtainable.

A stump.

By Sef Daystrom

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Not Many People Understand Me

My first three letters stores things. Not many people understand me. What am I?

Binary. Bin is a storage container and binary just 1s and 0s.

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