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Old Oct 18th 2008, 11:01 PM
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Question Brain Teasers & Riddles

This game works on the honor system. Google and/or other search engines are not allowed to be used for finding the answers.

Here is the Brain Teasers Running Scorecard:

Greendruid 19.5
dilettante 18.5
drgoodtrips 16
Dominick 14.5
Michael 14.5
SMadsen 6
wphelan 6
Zarquon 5.5
NickKIELCEPoland 3
Margot 2
Zedrow 2
The Drunk Girl 1.5
Americano 1
Evangeline 1
mhi706 1
WFCY 1


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Old Oct 19th 2008, 12:10 PM
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Default Re: Brain Teasers & Riddles

Here's the first one:

What 8 letter word has 7 consonants and 1 vowel? (note that "y" generally counts as a vowel)
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:28 PM
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Default Re: Brain Teasers & Riddles

Methinks a hint is due.
(Such as : in which language )
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:38 PM
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Okay a hint: Its English.

It is also an attribute.
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:53 PM
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Okay a hint: Its English.
Whose English ? :haha:
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:55 PM
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Default Re: Brain Teasers & Riddles

All I could get was "rhythms" but that's only seven - hmmm, tough one.
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:57 PM
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Whose English ? :haha:
Proper English. Very common word. One doesn't even need a plural to do it.

And if anyone wants to buy a vowel, its an "e".

Edited to add: Okay, another hint. This word appears in one of the major acana of the Tarot.
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Old Oct 24th 2008, 12:43 PM
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Default Re: Brain Teasers & Riddles

I don't know what arcana and tarot are, but "strength" seems to fit the bill.
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Old Oct 24th 2008, 12:52 PM
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I don't know what arcana and tarot are, but "strength" seems to fit the bill.


You are correct! You're up...
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Old Oct 24th 2008, 01:40 PM
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Default Re: Brain Teasers & Riddles

Hmmm... here's one off the top, but I wonder if some may have heard it before.

A man is walking down a country road and he comes to a fork. He doesn't know which path would take him to his destination and which path would be the wrong way. Standing there are two brothers, one of whom always lies and one of whom always tells the truth. (I don't know how our traveler knows this, and I'm not feeling creative enough to make anything up). The brothers, who are quite familiar with the surrounding countryside, will answer just one question between them from anyone walking by.

How can the traveler be assured that he is pointed in the right direction?
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