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ToysForTheBrain - As if life wasn't confusing enoughenFamily reunion
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At a family reunion were the following people: one grandfather, one grandmother, two fathers, two mothers, four children, three grandchildren, one brother, two sisters, two sons, two daughters, one father-in-law, one mother-in-law, and one daughter-in-law.<br /> <br /> How many people were at the reunion?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/221/family-reunionChange
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What is the largest amount of money Julie can have in change and still not have change for a dollar? (Assuming the change can be in 0.25, 0.10, 0.05, 0.01 cents).Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/220/changeTwisted room
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Lora is in a room where all the walls face the same direction. She looks out of the window and sees a bear.<br /> <br /> What color is the bear?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/155/twisted-roomCrazy story
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This is a true story. A white horse jumped over a tower and landed on a priest, who immediately disappeared from the landscape.<br /> <br /> Where did this take place?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/154/crazy-storyMurder story
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A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis: <br /> <br /> The Wife said she was sleeping. <br /> The Cook was cooking breakfast. <br /> The Gardener was picking vegetables. <br /> The Maid was getting the mail. <br /> The Butler was cleaning the closet. <br /> <br /> The police instantly arrested the murderer.<br /> <br /> Who's the assassin?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/153/murder-storyNotable Number
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There is a unique number of which the square and the cube together use all ciphers from 0 up to 9 exactly once.<br /> <br /> Which number is this?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/143/notable-numberBig Numbers
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Using the digit 1 up to 9, two numbers must be made. The product of these two numbers should be as large as possible. All digits must be used exactly once.Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/142/big-numbersAlways & Never
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It's always 1 to 6, it's always 15 to 20, it's always 5, but it's never 21, unless it's flying. What is this?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/141/always-neverAwkward Addition 2
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In the addition below, all digits have been replaced by letters. Equal letters represent equal digits and different letters represent different digits. <pre> ABCABA BBDCAA ABEABB ABDBAA ------- + AAFGBDH </pre> What is the solution to this addition? Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/140/awkward-addition-2Awkward Addition 1
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In addition shown below, each of the letters A, B, C, D, and E represents one of the digits from 1 up to 5 (equal letters represent equal digits and different letters represent different digits). The first and last digits of the sum are given. <pre> ABCDE DABEC EAABC ACDAE ----- + 9CBA0 </pre> What is the solution to this addition? Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/139/awkward-addition-1Mirroring Clock
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Lora leaves home in the morning to go to school. At the moment she leaves the house she looks at the clock in the mirror. The clock has no number indication and for this reason she makes a mistake in interpreting the time (mirror-image). Just assuming the clock must be out of order, she cycles to school, where she arrives after twenty minutes. At that moment the clock at school shows a time that is two and a half hours later than the time that Lora saw on the clock at home.<br /> <br /> At what time did she reach school?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/138/mirroring-clockThe Last Word
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Lora, accused of high treason, is sentenced to death by the court-martial. She is allowed to make a final statement, after which she will be shot if the statement is false or will be hung if the statement is true. Lora makes her final statement and is released.<br /> <br /> What could she have said? Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/137/the-last-wordFour Fruits
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In a contest, four fruits (an apple, a banana, an orange, and a pear) have been placed in four closed boxes (one fruit per box). People may guess which fruit is in which box. 123 people participate in the contest. When the boxes are opened, it turns out that 43 people have guessed none of the fruits correctly, 39 people have guessed one fruit correctly, and 31 people have guessed two fruits correctly.<br /> <br /> How many people have guessed three fruits correctly, and how many people have guessed four fruits correctly?<br /> <br /> (Write the two number separated by comma)Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/136/four-fruitsThe alley
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Dans une ruelle, deux cordes se croisent. La longueur des cordes est 7 et 11.9 metres. Ils se croisent à une hauteur de 3 mestres.<br /> <br /> Qu'elle est la largeur de la ruelle?<br /> <br /> <center> <img src="RiddleImages/134_1_fn32498nf.gif" /> </center>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/134/the-alleySquares 4
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Leave six squares only by taking away eight matches.<br /> <br /> <img src="/content/images/RiddleImages/132_1_j5664756.gif" />Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/132/squares-4Squares 3
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Leave two complete squares only by taking away eight matches.<br /> <br /> <img src="/content/images/RiddleImages/131_1_g53g54.gif" />Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/131/squares-3Ten Sentences
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Given the following sentences:<br /> <br /> The number of times the digit 0 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 1 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 2 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 3 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 4 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 5 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 6 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 7 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 8 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> The number of times the digit 9 appears in this puzzle is _____.<br /> <br /> Complete these sentences with digits until they are all true.<br /> <br /> (submit only the number separated by coma with no space)Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/129/ten-sentencesSeries 5
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<pre> 1 11 21 1211 1231 131221 ...... </pre>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/128/series-5Plus
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The six puzzle pieces shown below can be combined into a symmetrical plus sign (+).<br /> <br /> <img src="/content/images/RiddleImages/127_1_i3409ti034.gif" />Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/127/plusSmaller Squares
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Here is a 5x5 square. Divide the square along the lines in four pieces, in such a way that you can make two smaller squares with these four pieces, without needing to rotate the pieces.<br /> <br /> <img src="/content/images/RiddleImages/126_1_goirengj094.gif" />Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/126/smaller-squaresSix Digits
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Each of the ciphers 1 up to 6 must be used exactly once in a multiplication of the following form:<br /> <br /> ... x ... = ... <br /> <br /> How should the six ciphers be placed? <br /> <br /> (Output should not contain spaces)Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/125/six-digitsSilly Statements
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Below are a number of statements:<br /> <br /> 1- Precisely one of these statements is untrue. <br /> 2- Precisely two of these statements are untrue. <br /> 3- Precisely three of these statements are untrue. <br /> 4- Precisely four of these statements are untrue. <br /> 5- Precisely five of these statements are untrue. <br /> 6- Precisely six of these statements are untrue. <br /> 7- Precisely seven of these statements are untrue. <br /> 8- Precisely eight of these statements are untrue. <br /> 9- Precisely nine of these statements are untrue. <br /> 10- Precisely ten of these statements are untrue. <br /> <br /> Which of these statements is true? Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/124/silly-statementsHorse Trade
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A man decides to buy a nice horse. He pays $60 for it, and he is very content with the strong animal. After a year, the value of the horse has increased to $70 and he decides to sell the horse. But already a few days later he regrets his decision to sell the beautiful horse, and he buys it again. Unfortunately he has to pay $80 to get it back, so he loses $10. After another year of owning the horse, he finally decides to sell the horse for $90.<br /> <br /> What is the overall profit the man makes?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/121/horse-tradeOne, Two, Three
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Using the ciphers 1 up to 9, three numbers (of three ciphers each) can be formed, such that the second number is twice the first number, and the third number is three times the first number.<br /> <br /> Which are these three numbers? <br /> (separated by coma with no space)Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/118/one-two-threeTwins Trouble
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Lora and Julie are sisters. "We are born within the same hour," says Lora, "on the same day of the same year." "But," says Julie, "we are no twins!"<br /> <br /> How is this possible?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/117/twins-troubleLora & Julie
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Lora is standing behind Julie and at the same time Julie is standing behind Lora.<br /> <br /> How is this possible?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/116/lora-julieAbracadabra with Apples
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In Miss Lora's class are eleven children. She has a bowl with eleven apples. She wants to divide the eleven apples among the children of her class, in such a way that each child in the end has an apple, but one apple still remains in the bowl.<br /> <br /> Can you help Miss Lora?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/115/abracadabra-with-applesClimbing Snail
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A snail is at the bottom of a 20 meters deep pit. Every day the snail climbs 5 meters upwards, but at night it slides 4 meters back downwards.<br /> <br /> How many days does it take before the snail reaches the top of the pit?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/114/climbing-snailStranger
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Close to me, life is impossible.<br /> Without me, life is impossible.<br /> I destroy harvests.<br /> I make plants grow.<br /> <br /> Who am I?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/110/strangerUnknowed stranger
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I am often present at night.<br /> I am sometimes present during the day.<br /> I am light’s reflection.<br /> I am the enemy of robbers.<br /> <br /> Who am I?Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMThttp://www.toysforthebrain.com/Puzzles/109/unknowed-stranger