A Few Puzzles for Sunday

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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Relax everything but your mind as you try this short selection of puzzles.

Not really difficult, but sometimes tricky, let’s see how you do.

Enjoy.

(Answers waaaaaaaayy down below as always, but no cheating!)

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What can run but never walks,

Often murmurs, never talks,

Has a mouth but never eats,

Has a bed but never sleeps?

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What goes up

but never comes down?

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I am a solitary word,

Only five letters long.

Behead me once, I am the same.

Behead me again, I am still the same.       

What am I?

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Joe’s mom had four kids:

She named the first three Nickel, Dime, and Quarter

What did she name the fourth?

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A cowboy rode into town on Friday,

stayed three days,

and rode out again on Friday.

How?

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What has an engine and wheels and flies,

but is not an aircraft?

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The more there is,

the less you see.

What is it?

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I am not alive, yet I grow;

I have no lungs, yet I need air;

I have no mouth, yet I can drown.

What am I?

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The more you take of me,

the more you leave behind.

What am I?

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The man who made it doesn’t want it.

The man who bought it doesn’t need it.

The man who needs it doesn’t know it.

What is it?

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I am a word

six letters in my name,

but take one away

and twelve remains.

What am I?

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Throw me off the highest building,

and I shall not break,

but toss me in the smallest pool,

and my life’s at stake.

What am I?

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I start going

and end up doing,

I finish everything,

and conclude nothing.

What am I?

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ANSWERS

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What can run but never walks,

Often murmurs, never talks,

Has a mouth but never eats,

Has a bed but never sleeps?

ANSWER:  A River

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What goes up

but never comes down?

ANSWER:  Age

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I am a solitary word,

Only five letters long.

Behead me once, I am the same.

Behead me again, I am still the same.

ANSWER:  Alone

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Joe’s mom had four kids:

She named the first three Nickel, Dime, and Quarter

What did she name the fourth?

ANSWER:  Joe

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A cowboy rode into town on Friday,

stayed three days,

and rode out again on Friday.

How?

ANSWER:  His horse’s name was Friday

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What has an engine and wheels and flies,

but is not an aircraft?

ANSWER:  A Garbage Truck

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The more there is,

the less you see.

What is it?

ANSWER:  Darkness

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I am not alive, yet I grow;

I have no lungs, yet I need air;

I have no mouth, yet I can drown.

What am I?

ANSWER:  Fire

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The more you take of me,

the more you leave behind.

What am I?

ANSWER:  Footsteps

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The man who made it doesn’t want it.

The man who bought it doesn’t need it.

The man who needs it doesn’t know it.

What is it?

ANSWER:  A Coffin

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I am a word

six letters in my name,

but take one away

and twelve remains.

What am I?

ANSWER:  Dozens

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Throw me off the highest building,

and I shall not break,

but toss me in the smallest pool,

and my life’s at stake.

What am I?

ANSWER:  A Tissue

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I start going

and end up doing,

I finish everything,

and conclude nothing.

What am I?

ANSWER:  The Letter ‘G’

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