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#591048 - Wed Feb 02 2011 06:46 AM A Tricky Riddle...
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OK, what do you sit on, sleep on and brush your teeth with?


Answer in about 36 hours. smile
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#591093 - Wed Feb 02 2011 08:56 AM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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I sit on a chair, or a couch.

I sleep on my bed.

I brush my teeth with toothpaste and a toothbrush.

I can't think of any relation between the 3 things.

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#591160 - Wed Feb 02 2011 11:28 AM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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Hands. I have sat and slept on my hands.

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#591208 - Wed Feb 02 2011 04:37 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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Where exactly did the riddle say that they were all the same thing? It's three seperate questions lumped into one.

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#591215 - Wed Feb 02 2011 05:09 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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Well, I gave an answer that is one thing and one thing only and can be applied to all three questions.

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#591481 - Thu Feb 03 2011 03:23 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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That's extremely true, AntonLaVey, but the intended (bUt not necessarily the right) answer is that it's really three spereate questions. In other words, it's right, just wrong.
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#591486 - Thu Feb 03 2011 03:37 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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Aya, I did not specify that it was the same item. You were quite correct, and feel free to award yourself a little gold star.

'Hands' is not an answer that I expected, but it is still valid, I guess. smile
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#591889 - Fri Feb 04 2011 07:16 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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I think AntonLaVey deserves a little star too, though, for at least coming up with an answer that made sense. So does George, I suppose, considering he came up with the right answer even though he didn't realize it (I think, I have no idea how other people's minds work... usual I don't know how my mind does, either...).
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#661411 - Sat Oct 15 2011 01:15 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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technically, one could sit, sleep, and brush one's teeth with a brush.

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#661412 - Sat Oct 15 2011 01:17 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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but, again, technically, one could do that with most any noun.

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#661477 - Sat Oct 15 2011 10:07 PM Re: A Tricky Riddle...
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"The point is that sometimes the answer is so obvious, you don't even realize it. It's as plain as the nose on your face."

Okay, fess up ozzz.. did you recently watch the movie "Roxanne"? lol
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