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A few riddles to keep you amused...

Devilfish

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[FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] A dog is tied to a leash 15 feet long. The dog wants to get to a bone that is 20 feet away. How will he get to the bone?

Marys mother Margaret has four daughters. One is called Nano, one is called Neno and one is called Nino. What is the name of the 4th daughter?

If you are in a race and you overtake the person in 2nd place, what position would you then be in?

A cowboy rides into town on Tuesday, stays for 2 days and 2 nights and leaves on Tuesday. How?

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[/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Suppose you want to cook an egg for exactly 3 minutes. You have only a 5 minute hourglass timer and a 2 minute hourglass timer. Using these 2 timers, how can you boil the egg for exactly 3 minutes?[/FONT][/FONT][/FONT]

Answers in the next post!
 
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digidude

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1 just walk to it, the leads not tied to anything
2 mary
3 2nd
4 the horse is called tuesday
5 turn both timers at once, once the 2 min one is empty the 5 min one has 3 mins left to run