## "All Riddles"

#### High tide

A ship in port has a rope ladder that hangs over the side and into the water. The rungs on the ladder are exactly a foot apart from center to center. At low tide, three rungs of the ladder are underwater. How many rungs will be underwater at high tide, which is exactly three feet higher than low tide?

A:
Three rungs. at high tide, the whole boat will also rise.

#### Clasped hands

How can you clasp someone’s hands together in such a manner that they cannot leave the room without unclasping them?

A:
Put their hands around a stationary object in the room, which will keep them from leaving the room unless they open their hands.

#### Survive

imagine,your in a boat thats sinking your surronded by sharks.how do you survive?

A:
stop imagineing

#### Mailing a Valuable Object

Suppose you want to send in the mail a valuable object to a friend. You have a box which is big enough to hold the object. The box has a locking ring which is large enough to have a lock attached and you have several locks with keys. However, your friend does not have the key to any lock that you have. You cannot send the key in an unlocked box since it may be stolen or copied. How do you send the valuable object, locked, to your friend – so it may be opened by your friend?

A:
Send the box with a lock attached and locked. Your friend attaches his or her own lock and sends the box back to you. You remove your lock and send it back to your friend. Your friend may then remove the lock she or he put on and open the box.

#### Which weighs more?

Which one weighs more a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?

A:
They both weigh the same they are each a pound.

#### Five Zeros

How can you make 120 using  five zeros?

A:
(0!+0!+0!+0!+0!)! = 120
Check a calculator to verify!

#### I run but never walk

I run but never walk, have a mouth but never talk, have a bed but never sleeps.

A:
A river

#### St. Ives

While I was on my way to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives. Each wife had seven sacks. Each sack had seven cats. Each cat had seven kittens. Wives sacks, cats, and kittens, how many were there on there way to St. Ives?

A:
One. The riddle asks how many where on their way to St. Ives, not how many people or things where on the road.

#### Keep Giving

What is it that you can keep after giving it to someone else?

A:
A promise

#### Canaries and cages

I am the owner of a pet store. If I put in one canary per cage, I have one bird too many. If I put in two canaries per cage, I have one cage too many. How many cages and canaries do I have?

A:
I have 3 cages and 4 canaries
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