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Plane Crash

A plane is flying between the United Stated and Canada when suddenly the plane crashes on the border between the two countries. Were do you bury the survivors?


A:
You can't bury survivors.
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Snail racing

A certain snail takes an hour and a half to crawl clockwise around a certain racetrack, yet when he crawls counterclockwise around that same racetrack it takes him only ninety minutes. Why this discrepancy?

A:
An hour and a half is the same as ninety minutes!
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Catch the eggs

On a certain house, the two halves of the roof are unequally pitched; one half slopes downward at an angle of 60 degrees and the other half at an angle of 70 degrees. Suppose a rooster lays an egg right on the peak. On which side of the roof would the egg fall?

A:
A rooster does not lay eggs.
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Animals and the Ark

How many of each type of animal did Moses take on the Ark?

A:
None. Moses didn't take them on the ark, Noah did.
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Unlisted numbers

There is a town in California where 5% of all the people living there have unlisted phone numbers. If you selected 100 names at random from the town’s phone directory, on average, how many of these people would have unlisted phone numbers?

A:
None. You will not find unlisted phone numbers in a phone directory
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Man and a barrel

A man takes a barrel that weighs 20 pounds, and then puts something in it. It now weighs less than 20 pounds.



What did he put in the barrel?

A:
He put a hole in the barrel to make it weigh less.
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20th floor apartment

A man living on the 20th floor in an apartment building got up early each morning to go to work in a downtown store. He always went into the elevator on the 20th floor and rode down to the entrance (1st floor). When he came home he always rode the elevator from the entrance and up to the 9th floor. He walked out of the elevator and walked the stairs the rest of the way up to his apartment on the 20th floor. Why desn’t he take the elevator all the way up to his apartment?

A:
The man is a midget and can only reach to the 9th floor button.
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House of redwood

You live in a one story house made “entirely of redwood”. What color would the stairs be?

A:
What stairs...you live in a "one story house" :)
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Don’t lose it

You must keep this thing, its loss will affect your brothers. For once yours is lost, it will soon be lost by others.

A:
Your Temper.
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Molly’s World

Your in a place called Molly’s world and there is only one Law. There is a mirror, but no reflection. There is pizza with cheese, but not sausage. There is pepper, but no salt. There is a door, yet no entrance or exit. What is the law?

A:
Everyting in Molly's world must contain double letters in each word.
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