The Magician and the **Egg**

A magician is standing on a concrete floor **holding** a raw **egg** with his hand outstretched.
Without the aid of any other objects, **he** is able to drop the **egg** **2** **feet** without breaking its shell.
How did **he** do it?

An **Egg** to a Friend

Mike has some chickens that have been laying him plenty of **eggs**. **He** wants to give away his **eggs** to several of his friends, but **he** wants to give them all the same number of **eggs**. **He** figures out that **he** needs to give 7 of his friends **eggs** for them to get the same amount, otherwise there is 1 extra **egg** left.
What is the least number of **eggs** **he** needs for this to be true?

The **Egg** Roll

There is a rooster sitting on top of a barn. If it laid an **egg**, which way would it roll?

The Pawn Shop

Jack had only $**2**, but **he** needed $3 for his cab fare home. **He** went to a pawn shop and pawned his $**2** for $1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that **he** would sell him his $**2** pawn ticket for $1.50. Dan agreed. Since Jack started out with $**2**, and **he** ended up with $3, who is out the extra dollar and why?

A **2** Number Riddle

Take two numbers, such that the square of the first, plus the square of the second, shall equal 8; while the first, plus the product of the first and second, shall equal 6. What are the two numbers?

Light as a Feather

I'm light as a feather, yet the strongest man can't **hold** me for more **than** a few minutes.
What Am I?

Lifeless eyes on my smiling face and watch your child's sleeping place. In their dreams they **hold** me tight. What am I?

The Cheap Buick

A man buys a used car. **He** finds a beautiful Buick for $9,500, but **he** buys it without paying a dime. How does **he** buy it?

Plus vs. Times

Given two 2s, "plus" can be changed to "times" without changing the results: **2** + **2**= **2** x **2**.
The solution with three numbers is easy too: 1 + **2** + 3= 1 x **2** x 3.
Now find the answer for 4 numbers and for 5 numbers.

You can **hold** it without using your hands

An Old Bill vs. a New Bill

Paul's Shoes

Paul's height is six **feet**, **he's** an assistant at a butcher's shop, and wears size 9 shoes. What does **he** weigh?

The Bankruptcy

A man pushes his car, stops in front of a hotel, and immediately goes bankrupt. What is **he** doing?

Hating the Eiffel Tower

The Tenth Floor

A man who lives on the tenth floor takes the elevator down to the first floor every morning and goes to work. In the evening, when **he** comes back, on a rainy day, or if there are other people in the elevator, **he** goes to his floor directly. Otherwise, **he** goes to the seventh floor and walks up three flights of stairs to his apartment. Why?

Crossing the Bridge

Four people need to cross a bridge in 17 minutes in the middle of the night. The bridge can only **hold** two or less people at any time and they only have one flashlight so they must travel together (or alone). The flashlight can only travel with a person so every time it crosses the bridge it must be carried back. Tom can cross in 1 minute, John can cross in **2** minutes, Sally can cross in 5 minutes, and Connor can cross in 10 minutes. If two people cross together they go as fast as the slower person.How can they cross the bridge in 17 minutes or less?

5 Pirates Find Gold

5 pirates are parting ways after finding a treasure of 100 pieces of gold. The pirates decide to split it based on a vote. Each pirate, from oldest to youngest, gets to propose a plan on how to split the gold.
If at least 50 percent of the other remaining pirates agree on the plan, that is how they will split the gold. If less **than** 50 percent of the pirates agree, the pirate who came up with the plan will be thrown overboard. Each pirate is smart, greedy, and wants to throw as many others overboard as possible without reducing the amount of gold they get.
What plan can the first (oldest) pirate propose to live and get as much gold as possible?

The Carnival Trick

A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $10, but if I cannot, I will pay you $10." The boy looked around and saw no scale so **he** agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say **he** weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $10. How did the man win the bet?

Google Riddles - A Helium Balloon in the Car

You're sitting in a car. The car has helium balloons tied to its floor. The windows in the car are closed and locked and the Air conditioner isn't working.
What will happen to the balloons when you press on the gas?
Will they move forward, stay in place, move backwards...?

Four Words in One

What word in the English language does the following: The first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great man, while the entire word signifies a great woman. What is the word?

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