Riddles

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Who's Legs?

Two legs sitting on three legs with one leg in it's  hand.  In comes four legs and runs off with one leg.  Up jumps two legs, snatches up three legs and throws it after four legs who then brought back one leg.

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Strange Merchandise

The man who makes it doesn't need or want  it.   The man who buys it will probably never use it.  The man who finally does use it, doesn't even know he has it and couldn't care less.   What it this item?

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Creative Pricing

You can buy 1 for $0.50,  You can buy 10 for $1.00,   You can buy 100 for $1.50.   What in the world can they be?

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St. Yves

As I was going to St. Yves, I met a man with seven wives.   Every wife had seven sacks, every sack had seven cats, every cat had 7 rats.  How many were going to St. Yves?

 

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What am I - 01

I cannot be seen, felt, nor touched yet I can be found in everybody.   My existence is always in debate yet I have my own style of music.  What am I?

 


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What am I - 02

     I soar without wings, I see without eyes,  I've traveled the universe to and fro and I have conquered the world, yet I've never been anywhere but home.   What am I?


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What am I - 03

     I am the ruler of shovels, I have a double, I'm as thin as a knife, I have a wife.   What am I?


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What am I - 04

     What force and strength cannot get through, I with gentle touch can do and many in the street would stand, were I not a friend at hand.   What am I?


 

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The more you take

What is it that the more you take, the more you leave behind?

 

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What am I - 05

     I can sizzle like bacon, I am made with an egg, I have plenty of backbone but lack a good leg, I peel layers like onions but still remain whole, I can be long like a flag pole yet fit in a hole.   What am I?


 

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What am I - 06

     I am only one color but not just one size, I am stuck at the bottom yet I easily fly, present in sun but not in rain, doing no harm and feeling no pain.   What am I?


 

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That's the breaks

     What falls but never breaks, what breaks but never falls?

 

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No entry

What object has keys but opens no locks, has space but has no room, and you can enter but can't go in?

 

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Dies Half it's life

What dies half it's life, lives the rest, dances without music, breathes without breath?

 

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What am I -07

I'm a word that's hardly there, take away my start and I'm an herbal flair. What am I?

 

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I met a man

While walking down the street i met a man.  He tipped his had and drew his cane, and in this riddle i told his name.   What is the man's name?

 

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What am I -08

You can find us in darkness but never in light, we are present in daytime but absent at night. In the deepest of shadows we hide in plain sight.  What am i?

 

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What am I -09

Forward and forward i go, never looking back.  My limit no one knows more of me do they lack.  Like a river do I flow, like an eagle i fly, now can you guess what I am?

 

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What am I -10

When i'm full i can point the way, when i am empty nothing moves me.  I have two skins, one with out and one with in.   What am i ?

 

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What am I -11

If a man carried my burden he would break his back. I am not rich but leave silver in my track.  What am i ?

 

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What am I -12

 My life can be measred in hours. I serve by being devoured.   Thin i am quick, fat i am slow.  Wind is my foe.   What am i ?

 

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What am I -13

   A wee wee man in a red coat.  Staff in my hand, stone in my throat.  What am i ?

 

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What am I -14

 .  The higher i climb, the hotter i engage,  I cannot escape my crystal cage.  What am i ?

 

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What am I -15

   A dozen royals gathered 'round, entertained by two clowns. Each king there had servants 10, though none of them were also men. The lowest servant sometimes might defeat the king in a fair fight.   A weapon stout, a priceless jewel, a beat of life, a farmers tool.   What am i ?

 

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What am I -16

   I'm a god, a planet, and a measurer of heat  What am i ?

 

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What am I -17

   I am white and used for cutting and grinding.  When i am damaged humans usually remove me or fill me.  For most animals i am a useful tool.

 

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What am I -18

   A time when they're green, a time when they're brown, but both of these times cause me to frown.  Just in between, for a very short while, they're perfect and yellow and cause me to smile.  What are they?

 

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Cowboys and flies

   There are seven flies in the kitchen, which one is the cowboy ?

 

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What God never sees

   Read my riddle i pray, what God never sees, what the king seldom sees, and what we see every day.   What is it ?

 

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What am I - 19

   I come in different shapes and sizes, part of me are curved and others are straight.  Your can put me anywhere you like but there is only one right place for me.   What am I ?

 

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