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Riddle me this se7en...

Posted on: January 18, 2008 2:44 pm

So after the success of my blog from yesterday I felt that today was a good day for some road trip riddles. Most of you have probably heard the majority of these but maybe there's one you haven't... If your wondering why I call them road trip riddles, it's because I learned them all taking road trips....  Post your answers at the bottom, but hit the "add comment" and post before you open the comments that others have posted. In other words, don't cheat! haha

Alright, take a shot at these...

1) A man in Michigan marries 3 different woman all in the same year. All his marriages are perfectly legal. He is not morman, (or else I would of said Utah. haha) , and he's not cheating nor is he leading any secret lifes. There are no divorces, and all of the women are still alive and well.  How is this man able to pull this off?

2) A man is in a horrible car accident, after they pull the man from his car, they put him in an ambulence and they take him to the hospital. While he is recovering in his hospital bed, another man comes barreling into the hospital, this man frantically asks the nurses and doctors where the man that was just in a car accident is. After they tell him, he makes his way towards the hospital room, just as he's about to go in a doctor stops him and says "excuse me sir, you can't go in there... Immediate family only"  The man looks at the doctor and says.. "well doctor, as for brothers and sisters, I have none... but that mans father was my fathers son!  I can go in and see him!" The man then goes into the hospital room and the doctore thinks to himself, "who was that guy!?"  So... Who was that guy?  (this one works better verbaly)

3) Sadly enough, this one was used in a movie, I knew it first....  So a man has 2 different jugs that hold water. One of the jugs holds EXACTLY 3 gallons of water when filled to the brim. The other holds EXACTLY 5 gallons of water when filled to the brim. The man with the jugs needs to somehow get EXACTLY 4 gallons of water. How can he do this using nothing more then the 2 jugs and a hose to fill them?

4) A man and his son are driving down the road one night when a car blindsides them out of nowhere. The car that hits them slams directly into the drivers side door killing the man on impact. The car spins to a halt, all smashed up and the son is hurt badly but still alive. The ambulence finally comes and they rush him to the hospital. As they burst thru the emergency room doors  the ER's head doctor comes running out and looks at the young boy and freezes. The doctor looks up with a pale face and says "I can't operate on this boy! this boy is my son!" How is this possible? (by the way there's no gay references, or step dad scenario's)

5) I don't really like this one, but here it goes... A man comes to a rikity old bridge that has a sign in front of it that says... " VERY IMPORTANT - This Bridge can ONLY hold exactly 110 pounds or less! Even ONE pound over and the bridge will collapse!"  The man weighs exactly 100 pounds. He is carrying 3 sacks with him. Each of the 3 sacks weighs exactly 5 pounds each. So he has a total of 115 pounds and can't cross the bridge unless?  How can he get across the bridge in JUST ONE trip, without leaving anything behind?

6) How can you throw a ball as absolutly hard has you possibly can, and have it come right back to you? (there's no one to throw it back to you, no walls to bounce it off, & no strings attached to it.)

Lucky 7) This is an old classic - A man has 2 twin daughters, he has to get across a fast moving river with freezing cold water. It has way too much of a current and it's way to cold to swim. The only way across the river that he can see is a small rowboat that will sink if it has more then 100 pounds in it. The man Weighs 100 pounds, each of his twin daughters weighs exactly 50 pounds each. How can he get everyone across the river safely?

Alright Guys... I'll stop in later to see if you guys answered.... If you liked them I'll do more later.... Enjoy!

ps- The Ducks SUCK! and the Wild are going to absolutely destroy them for the 3rd straight time tonight!


Since: Oct 1, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 7:29 pm

Riddle me this se7en...

HAHA, If you could throw the ball around the world we could sure use you on the Mets.

Since: Dec 5, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2008 7:11 pm

Riddle me this se7en...

I still say that you throw the ball around the world for #6.

Since: Oct 1, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 5:31 pm

Riddle me this se7en...

I'm like 99% sure, it one of my Fav movies of all time, I’ll check when I get home. But I remember they open the case and get presented with the riddle, and then they start. Then it cuts to some other scene, I think it was some thing to do with Simon. Then they cut back to the boys, frustrated because they can't figure it out, water already in the jugs, then they fight a little, and then Bruce says "you stupid . . . ." But doesn't finish and then Sammy accuses him and says he was about to call him a N word, Bruce says he was going to call him a you know what hole, yada yada. Then they realize that they have 1 gallon in the 3 gallon jug, explain how they got there and then pour the one gallon into the 5 gallon and then fill up the 3 gallon and pour that into the five "Leaving us with Exactly (together) Four Gallons" (not mocking you they say it together) The Sammy says "you did it McClain." Because remember they needed exactly 4 gallons otherwise the bomb would go off, and that is the only way to get exactly 4 gallons.

Since: Feb 14, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 5:25 pm


Hey guys, just click here and it will take you too the answers.... Don't forget to check the box for how well you did...

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Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: January 18, 2008 4:35 pm

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ny-the movie didn't cut anything out of it. they showed the whole thing ?? what are we missing here?

Since: Feb 8, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 4:28 pm

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#7-its its freezing cold. you walk across ice.

Since: Feb 8, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 4:26 pm

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#3 folks

fill the 3 and our it into the 5 gal container.

fill the 3 again and puor until the 5 is full. you now have 1 gallon left in the 3 gal container.

empty the 5 gal container and pour the 1 gallon left in the 3 gal container into the 5 gal container.

fill the 3 gal container again and add to the 5 gal.

there you go. 4 gals in the 5 gal container.

Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 4:08 pm

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7. Both daughters row across., leaving the father. One of the daughters rows back across, leaving her sister on the opposite shore. The man then rows across, leaving his daughter, who has already crossed and came back, on the first shore. The second daughter then rows across to get the second daughter.

Since: Oct 1, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 4:05 pm

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Good call on #7 strangebrew. Thats definitely how you do it. And for the rest of you guys, thats now how they did it in Die Hard, they did it the right way, you just don't see the whole process. Because there is no other way to get exactly 4 gallons.

Since: Feb 14, 2007
Posted on: January 18, 2008 3:59 pm

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WOW! Glad to see you guys enjoyed todays blog! haha. I've only been gone an hour, I didn't expect so many replies already! That rocks... I take the weekends off, but It looks like monday will be  "riddle me this 2, with 7 more" Well, you guys did great, between everyone I think they have all been answered...   I'm going to start a thread on th NHL board really quick and post the answers. I'll make it a poll. Give me a second to get it up. 

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