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Riddle me this

Postby SonicTheHedgehog » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:09 pm

Who here is good at riddles? Without cheating, see if you can solve this one! I will be expecting answers soon.... :twisted:

A man walks into a bar and asks for a drink of water. The bartender says "BANG", and the guy who asked for a drink of water thanks him and leaves. What happened?

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Re: Riddle me this

Postby evered » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:46 am

I have no idea.

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Re: Riddle me this

Postby Bergkampdude » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:08 pm

He had hickups...

Here is another classic:

There are three switches downstairs. Each corresponds to one of the three light bulbs in the attic. You can turn the switches on and off and leave them in any position.
How would you identify which switch corresponds to which light bulb, if you are only allowed one trip upstairs?

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Re: Riddle me this

Postby BlockHeadLewie » Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:34 pm

He had hickups...

Here is another classic:

There are three switches downstairs. Each corresponds to one of the three light bulbs in the attic. You can turn the switches on and off and leave them in any position.
How would you identify which switch corresponds to which light bulb, if you are only allowed one trip upstairs?
Depends on the position of each switch to start.
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Re: Riddle me this

Postby ArcticFox » Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:28 pm

There are three switches downstairs. Each corresponds to one of the three light bulbs in the attic. You can turn the switches on and off and leave them in any position.
How would you identify which switch corresponds to which light bulb, if you are only allowed one trip upstairs?
I actually had to do something like this in my days as a mechanic.

The solution:
Spoiler:
Turn switch 1 on
Turn switch 2 off
Turn switch 3 on, wait a minute, then turn it off again.

The lightbulb that's on is controlled by switch 1.
The lightbulb that's off and cool is controlled by switch 2.
The lightbulb that's off and warm is controlled by switch 3.
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Re: Riddle me this

Postby J.K. Riki » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:38 pm

He had hickups...

Here is another classic:

There are three switches downstairs. Each corresponds to one of the three light bulbs in the attic. You can turn the switches on and off and leave them in any position.
How would you identify which switch corresponds to which light bulb, if you are only allowed one trip upstairs?
Call my wife from the attic and have her flip switches until we figured it out.

Then LABEL the darn things, like the previous home owner should have done! :)
The solution:
Spoiler:
Turn switch 1 on
Turn switch 2 off
Turn switch 3 on, wait a minute, then turn it off again.

The lightbulb that's on is controlled by switch 1.
The lightbulb that's off and cool is controlled by switch 2.
The lightbulb that's off and warm is controlled by switch 3.
That's a cool answer (no pun intended) but now bulbs don't get hot.

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Re: Riddle me this

Postby ArcticFox » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:42 pm

Call my wife from the attic and have her flip switches until we figured it out.

Then LABEL the darn things, like the previous home owner should have done! :)
LOL Testify!
That's a cool answer (no pun intended) but now bulbs don't get hot.
Yeah that's a good point... Technology marches on.
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Re: Riddle me this

Postby Chozon1 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:29 am

Our LED bulbs get hot...Warm, at least.

I would just turn them all on and carry a flashlight. :P
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Re: Riddle me this

Postby kittycathead » Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:19 pm

Six is three,
three is five,
five is four,
and four is magic.
Why is four magic?

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Re: Riddle me this

Postby BlockHeadLewie » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:26 am

Six is three,
three is five,
five is four,
and four is magic.
Why is four magic?
I've seen this one before. I'll give others a chance first! LoL
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Re: Riddle me this

Postby BlockHeadLewie » Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:50 am

Six is three,
three is five,
five is four,
and four is magic.
Why is four magic?
I've seen this one before. I'll give others a chance first! LoL
Now I know someone should know this!
I'll wait a little longer...
If God is my Pilot and fully in control of the flight, I guess that makes me a Steward on the plane. How may I serve you?

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Re: Riddle me this

Postby ArcticFox » Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:17 pm

because 'four' has 4 letters?
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Re: Riddle me this

Postby kittycathead » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:18 pm

yes

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Re: Riddle me this

Postby BlockHeadLewie » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:00 pm

Weee! I knew someone could get it!
If God is my Pilot and fully in control of the flight, I guess that makes me a Steward on the plane. How may I serve you?


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