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Six Faces But No Arms

I have six faces but no arms, and twenty one eyes but I can’t see.

What am I?

A die. There six sides (or faces) and twenty one pips.

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The Next Animal in the Series

What animal comes next in the series?

Giraffe Elephant Tiger Snake Gnu Oryx Anoa ___________

A. Chipmunk
B. Gorilla
C. Yak
D. Tomcat

D. Tomcat

The number of letters of each animal corresponds to the number of the letters in each month. And the first letters spell “Gets Goat”.

January / Giraffe = 7 letters
February / Elephant = 8 letters
March / Tiger = 5 letters
April / Snake = 5 letters
May / Gnu = 3 letters
June / Oryx = 4 letters
July / Anoa = 4 letters
August / Tomcat = 6 letters

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Ever Rising Then Gone Away

Ever rising then gone away,
I send messages or help some pray,
I’ll make you cry, but flavor meat,
But If I’m heavy, use your feet.

What am I?

Smoke. It rises then slowly dissipates in the air. Smoke signals send messages and incense is used in religious ceremonies. Anyone who’s sat at a bonfire knows smoke in your eyes can make you cry when the wind changes direction. Smoked meats are a tasty treat, but if you see heavy smoke (i.e. from a fire) then run. Or stop drop and roll if the fire already caught you.

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I Won’t Break If Thrown

I won’t break if thrown from the highest building, but I will break if placed in the ocean. What am I?

Tissue.

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Marcus’ Strange Age

Marcus was 15 years old in 2010. In 2015 he was only 10 years old. How is this possible?

The years are B.C., so 2015 came before 2010.

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A Name Kebab

A Name Kebab (something I made up) is a series of first and last names that fit together like a delicious Shish Kebab.

For example, the names Benjamin Franklin, Franklin Pierce and Pierce Brosnan form a tasty three-name kebab.

What is a five-name kebab that starts with Chris and ends with Berlin?

1. Chris Paul
2. Paul George
3. George Washington
4. Washington Irving
5. Irving Berlin

Feel free to share others in the comments.

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Find The Hidden Cities

Wallace died a wealthy, if somewhat odd, man without any living relatives. He left his money in four different cities for the first four people who could find it. The only clue he left was this poem:

Do not go solo,
Pair up with a friend,
Though I hasten to add,
I’ll avenge my end.

What are the four cities?

Anagrams of four cities can be found in the poem.

Oslo (solo)
Paris (pairs)
Athens (hasten)
Geneva (avenge)

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Liquid In Nature

I am liquid in nature,
But don’t bend me to far,
For then I may break
And give you a scar.

What am I?

Glass. Technically, glass is an amorphous solid, but that doesn’t have the same ring to it.

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Born In the Ocean

Born in the ocean,
White as snow,
I’m hidden in water,
Where do I go?

What am I?

Salt. Salt is harvested from seawater, it’s white and it dissolves in water.

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Midway Numbers

Select the number that is midway between the lowest number and the highest number.
Which number is midway between that number and the number that is nearest the highest number?

35  5 52 36 67
69  4 51 37 71
55 68  3 53 39

53.

37 is midway between 3 (the lowest number) and 71 (the highest number).
53 is midway between 37 and 69 (nearest to the highest number).

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