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An Old Riddle For You All...  
User currently offlineKlm-md-11 From Canada, joined Mar 2000, 133 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1316 times:

If a hen and a half can lay an egg and a half, in a day and a half, how many eggs and six hens lay in six days?

Hehe.. 

The winner will get my ticket stub from my flight to Hong Kong and Shanghai!

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User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1283 times:

Six per hen making 36 eggs.

Here's another one:

What has four legs at childhood, two as an adult, and three at death?

Charles



The customer isn't a moron, she is your wife -David Ogilvy
User currently offlineTrvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1277 times:

24 eggs??

Aaron G.


User currently offlineTrvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1276 times:

Charles: A man.

Aaron G.


User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1274 times:

Aaron:

Congratulations. You've just solved the riddle of the Sphinx.

Charles



The customer isn't a moron, she is your wife -David Ogilvy
User currently offlineGreeneyes53787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 844 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1266 times:

I think you miss-typed your question. You said, "How many eggs and six hens lay in six days?" What does this mean" Do you mean "Can" instead of "And?"

Anyway, six hens that lay one egg per day can lay six eggs.

Greeneyes


User currently offlineDeltaRNOmd-80 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1259 times:

The answer to Ctbarnes riddle is a man (human) because at birth it crawls on 4 legs (2 hands, two knees). Throughout his youth and adulthood, he walks using two legs. Then when he is old, he uses a cane to walk, therefore having three legs. I have heard that one a lot.  

User currently offlinePurdue Arrow From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1574 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

Aaron is correct on the other riddle as well... 6 hens will lay 24 eggs in 6 days at the given rate.

User currently offlineBrissie_lions From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1252 times:

OK...here's one for ya:

What's 8-inches long, has a hole at one end, and hair at the other?



User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1250 times:

A shower drain?? its the only "non perverted" thing i could conjure up  

CHRIS


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 47
Reply 10, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 1228 times:

God I hope Chris is right.

Thom@s.  



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineRealHigh From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1022 posts, RR: 15
Reply 11, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 1212 times:

RE: Brissie_Lions
I thaught it was more like 3 inches.
At least thats what it felt like to me.


Ha Just kidding! 


User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3508 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (13 years 9 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1195 times:

Let's see now - where can we find half a hen and half an egg???

/Danny


User currently offlineGreeneyes53787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 844 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (13 years 9 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1188 times:

Do you notice that our handles on the post get smaller from post to post from mine down to Danny's?

Greeneyes


User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 14, posted (13 years 9 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1185 times:

Easily amused??  D


j/k!! im the same way  


User currently offlineGreeneyes53787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 844 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (13 years 9 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1167 times:

Probably I am bored with the chicken riddle. But I admit that I don't understand it.

And I care so little I created a useless aside.

G


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