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16-11-03, 14:42
1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years - Which room is safest for him?

2. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 10 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together - How can this be?

3. There are two plastic jugs filled with water. How could you put all of this water into a barrel, without using the jugs or any dividers, and still tell which water came from which jug?

4. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?

5. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

Post the answers in a few hours ok. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

16-11-03, 14:46
2. She just took his photo and put the negative under water and then hanged it to dry.

4. Burning coal.

[ 16. November 2003, 14:47: Message edited by: Nicky ]

16-11-03, 14:47
1. Lions room

16-11-03, 14:50
5, yesterday, today & tomorrow

16-11-03, 14:52
3. You upturn the barrel and place it over the jugs covering them. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

16-11-03, 17:08
We need your answers, Chocco. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

16-11-03, 18:09
You all did pretty well. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Here are the answers:

1. The third. Lions that haven't eaten in three years are dead.

2. The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry.

3. Freeze them first. Take them out of the jugs and put the ice in the barrel. You will be able to tell which water came from which jug.

4. The answer is Charcoal. In Homer Simpson's words: hmmmm... Barbecue.

5. Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow!

Well done! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif