Riddles of the Past and Their Answers

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Posted 7/31/10 , edited 10/16/10
You can make me
You can take me
You can watch me
But you can never stop me.... What am I?

Answer: Time

I trail behind the rest. I'm dominate to some. Everyone has it, but some have more than one.What is it?
Answer: Last Name

It captures you. It moves you. Then it's gone. It tingles in the back of your head, tempting you to chase it. What is it?
Answer: Imagination

My life is measured in hours. I live by being devoured. Thin I am quick. Fat I am slow. Wind is my foe. What am I?
Answer: A Candel

There was a man looking out a window on the tenth floor. He thought for a moment and jumped but he didn't get hurt at all. How did he do it?
Answer: Never said he jumped out the window

The first guy makes it but doesn't use it. The second guy buys it but sells it. The third guy uses it but doesn't know it. What is it?
Answer: A Coffin

I'm the beginning of sorrow and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me yet I'm in the midst of crosses. I'm always in risk yet never in danger. You may find me in the sun but I'm never out of darkness. What am I?
Answer: The Letter S

A girl is twice as old as her brother and half as old as her father. In 50 years, her brother will be half as old as his father. How old is the daughter now?
Answer: 50

There is a girl who has a secret.
Nobody knows that secret.
Why couldn't the girl tell the secret even if she really wanted to?

Answer: The girl doesn't even know the secret.

I have a head, but no body. I have leaves but no branches. I have veins but no blood. What am I?
Answer: Cabbage

How can you find out what I like and dislike? I like running but not walking. I like trees but not nature. I like books but not magizines. I like football but not rugby.
Answer: Everything I like has double letters! (in a row)

There are 2 fathers and 2 sons going on a fishing trip. Every person catches one fish. In total, there were only 3 fish. How is that so?
Answer: There was a grandpa, the grandpa's son, and the son of the grandpa's son.

For some, I am used to get around. I never even touch the ground. Sometimes I fall in a large open tank and sometimes I float in the air and then rise. What am I?
Answer: Gas

What your eyes think is there actually is not but the magical image is hidden within the "plot." What is it?
Answer: An optical illusion. (illusion)

I'm long and at my point, I have hairs. I go in and out of your mouth and put white in your mouth. What am I?
Answer: A toothbrush

I am a three digit number.
My tens digit is five more than my ones digit.
My hundreds digit is eight less than my tens digit.
What number am I?

Answer: 194

Paul is talking with Rachel while driving. He then crashes but Rachel did not get hurt. When the car crashed, all the glass broke, the doors were locked, and the front and back seats got hit. How come Rachel did not get hurt?
Answer: Paul was talking with Rachel on the phone.

I can be long, but I can be short.
I may begin in light or in darkness.
I have a beginning, a middle, and an end.
To some I am a pain, but to other I am worth it all.
I can be taken away or given.
However, I never pick or chose.
I have no freedom of choice or even a voice.
I cannot touch, speek, hear, smell, or taste, however, my existance can touch others.
I am very confusing and very understandable.
I am not a contrediction.

What am I?

Answer: Love
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