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Brothers And Sisters Of Leopold

If Leopold had one more sister he would have twice as many sisters as brothers.
If he had one more brother he would have the same number of each.

How many brothers and sisters does Leopold have?

Three sisters and two brothers.

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PK II Rebus

What does this represent?

PK
II
PD
ES

Pipe down kids.

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Swiftest Traveling Horses

Two horses,
Swiftest traveling,
Harnessed in a pair,
And grazing ever in places,
Distant from them.

What am I?

Eyes.

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Sum of Consecutives

What is the sum of the numbers in the following list which are consecutive?

15  5 10 28
24  7 18 26
11 21 17 13
22  9  1 20

The consecutive numbers are: 9, 10, 11; 17, 18; and 20, 21, 22.

The sum of those numbers is 128.

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I Am Both Safe and Secure

As a whole, I am both safe and secure.
Behead me, I become a place of meeting.
Behead me again, I am the partner of ready.
Restore me, I become the domain of beasts.

Stable. A table is a place of meeting. Able and ready is a common phrase, and a stable is where beasts reside (beasts of burden, not beasts like the one in Beauty and the Beast who lived in a glorious castle but the west wing was forbidden to enter until Belle…I’ve said too much!).

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Reverse to Equal Ten

Which two of these rows can be reversed so the total of each row, across and down, equals 10?

A. 5 4 1
B. 6 1 3
C. 3 5 2

Rows B and C, becoming:

A. 5 4 1
B. 3 1 6
C. 2 5 3

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Thought Rebus

What does this represent?

          but
thought thought

But on second thought.

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A Sign in Japan

This sign was seen in Japan. What does it mean?

A sign seen in Japan

It’s a glass sign containing instructions on a glass door.
It says PULL on one side and PUSH on the opposite side.

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What Can Be Swallowed

What can be swallowed, But can also swallow you?

Pride.

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Loses Its Head Every Morning

What loses its head every morning only to get it back every night?

A pillow.

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