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Odd Word Out

One of these words does not belong, one of these words is not the same. What is it about the words that does not belong? It is more apparent than the first letter not being the same.

Selflessness
Selfishness
Strengthlessness
Defencelessness

Selfishness. The rest have only one vowel.

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Wholly Unreal

Something wholly unreal, yet seems real to I
Think my friend, tell me where does it lie?

In your mind.

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Typing With A Busted Keyboard

My keyboard isn’t working correctly, with vowels not appearing and the space bar only working now and again. What did we mean by the sentence below?

SPCTH FNLFR NTRTH SRTHV YGSFT HSTRS HPNTR PRS!

SPACE THE FINAL FRONTIER THESE ARE THE VOYAGES OF THE STARSHIP ENTERPRISE!

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Weight In My Belly

Weight in my belly,
Trees on my back,
Nails in my ribs,
Feet I do lack.

What am I?

A boat.

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A Special Group of Words

These words all fall into a special group. Your challenge is to nominate one of the words below and determine why it fits into the special group.

RING
TOPS
MANATEE
WINDLESS
EARTH
ANGER

Choose the word that also falls into the above group

a. MATTER
b. TUNES
c. OUGHT
d. HEARTH

c. OUGHT

Each of these words forms a different word when the last letter is moved to the front.

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If You Break Me

If you break me
I do not stop working,
If you touch me
I may be snared,
If you lose me
Nothing will matter.

What am I?

Hope.

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A Red Drum

A red drum which sounds
Without being touched,
And grows silent,
When it is touched.

What is it?

Your heart.

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A Special Something Shared

The numbers 3, 7, 8, 40, 50 and 60 all share something that no other whole number does. What is it?

When spelled out in English they each have exactly five letters.

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Rude Otto

Hannah, Otto, Todd and Eve were walking down the street. Suddenly Otto rudely told Todd he was an outsider and didn’t belong. What made Todd different?

Todd is not a palindrome.

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Passes Before The Sun

What passes before the sun but makes no shadow?

Air.

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