5 Riddles

on BlogMay 18th

Five Riddles emailed to me from my Grandma.  I was able to get one [semi] correctly – how about you? 


———- Forwarded message ———-
Date: Mon, May 17, 2010 at 5:18 AM
Subject: 5 Riddles

1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three
 The first is full of raging fires. The second is full of assassins
 with loaded guns. The third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years..
 Which room is safest for him?

 2. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for
 over 5 minutes… Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they
 both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

 3. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when
 you throw it away?

 4. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words
 Wednesday, Friday, or Sunday?

 5. This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious as to just how quickly
 you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so ordinary
 and plain that you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact,
 nothing is wrong with it! It is highly unusual though. Study it and
 think about it, but you still may not find anything odd.. But if you
 work at it a bit, you might find out.
 Try to do so without any coaching!



 1. The third room. Lions that haven't eaten in three years are dead.
 That one was easy, right?

 2. The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband,
 developed it, and hung it up to dry (shot; held under water; and hung).

 3. Charcoal, as it is used in barbecuing.

 4. Sure you can name three consecutive days, yesterday, today, and

 5. The letter e, which is the most common letter used in the English
 language, does not appear even once in the paragraph.

 How did you do?

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