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Oct2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: At noon and at midnight, the hands on a clock are in exactly the same place. How many other times between noon and midnight do the hour and the minute hands cross? A: 11 ... Read More
October 13, 2023admin

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Oct2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: If seven people meet each other and each shakes hands only once with each of the others, how many handshakes will there have been? A: 21 handshakes. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: ... Read More
October 6, 2023admin

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Sep2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: Cigars cannot be entirely smoked, so a hobo who collects cigar butts can make a cigar to smoke out of every 5 butts he finds. Today he has collected 25 butts. How many cigars ... Read More
September 29, 2023admin

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Sep2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: What do you  cut, share at a table but never eat? A: A deck of playing cards. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: Cigars cannot be entirely smoked so a hobo who collects ... Read More
September 22, 2023admin

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Sep2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: You start with 1,000 then add 40. Add another 1,000, then add 30. Add another 1,000 then add 20. Add one more 1,000, then add 10. What is your answer? A: 4,100 This week’s ... Read More
September 15, 2023admin

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Sep2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: It is greater than God, more evil than the Devil. The poor have it, the rich need it and if you eat it you will die. What is it? A: Nothing! This week’s thinking challenge ... Read More
September 7, 2023admin

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Sep2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: Mary is reading "Charlie & the chocolate factory" to her twin daughters. There is a power cut, but she manages to finish reading the book. How? A: Mary is blind and reading in Braille. This ... Read More
September 1, 2023admin

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Aug2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: You heard before, yet you hear me again. Then I die until you call me again. What am I? A: An echo. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: Mary is reading "Charlie & ... Read More
August 24, 2023admin

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Aug2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: Mr Smith wanted to build a house with all the windows facing South. How could he do this? A: He built on the North pole where all aspects faced South. This week’s thinking challenge is ... Read More
August 18, 2023admin

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Aug2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: There are 20 people at a party. If each of them is willing to shake hands only with people who are smaller than they are, how many people will shake hands in total?... Read More
August 10, 2023admin

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Aug2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: With a 7 minute hourglass and an 11 minute hourglass, what would be the easiest way to tell exactly when 15 minutes were up? A: Start both hourglasses together. When the sand stops ... Read More
August 3, 2023admin

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Jul2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: A man walks 2kms in heavy rain on an open road. He doesn't have a hat, an umbrella or any other protection from the rain. Yet, for some reason he does not get wet ... Read More
July 28, 2023admin

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Jul2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: Ronald and Joe were comparing information about their siblings. At one point Joe said "my older brother was born on the 4th of July, I remember because I was watching the fireworks". Ronald immediately knew ... Read More
July 21, 2023admin

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Jul2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: An iron horse with a flaxen tail. The faster the horse runs, the shorter his tail becomes. What is it? A: A needle and thread. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: Donald ... Read More
July 13, 2023admin

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Jul2023
88 69 11 The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: What do the numbers 11, 69, 88 all have in common? A: They read the same right side up and upside down. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: An iron horse with a flaxen tail. The ... Read More
July 6, 2023admin

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Jun2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I? A: Seven. Take away the S and it becomes even. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: ... Read More
June 30, 2023admin

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Jun2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: Using only addition, how do you add eight 8’s and get the number 1,000. A: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1,000. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: I ... Read More
June 23, 2023admin

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Jun2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: A man stands on one side of a river, his dog on the other side. The man calls his dog who then crosses the river without getting wet, using a bridge or a boat. ... Read More
June 16, 2023admin

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Jun2023
The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: A sundial has the fewest moving parts of any time piece. Which has the most? A: An hourglass with up to 100's of 1000's of moving parts. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: ... Read More
June 9, 2023admin

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Jun2023
The answer to last week’s challenge is. Q: If you do it once one day it’s OK, but if you do it twice it’s a serious offence! What is it? A: Voting twice in an election. This week's thinking challenge is ...... Read More
June 2, 2023admin