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5 More Brainteasers That Will Leave You Stumped

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Can’t get enough of our brainteasers? We’ve got you covered with five more that are sure to get your brain-juices flowing!

#5. Word games.

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What 5 letter word becomes shorter when you add 2 letters to it?

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#5. What 5 letter word becomes shorter when you add 2 letters to it?

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Short.

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#4. Family values.

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Your parents have 6 sons, including you, and each son has 1 sister. How many people are in the family?

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#4. How many people are in the family?

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9 – 2 parents, 6 sons, and 1 daughter.

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#3. Wordy.

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I am the beginning of sorrow and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me yet I am in the midst of crosses. I am always in risk yet never in danger. You may find me in the sun, but I am never out of darkness.

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#3. Well?

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The letter ‘S’

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#2. Desert Wisdom.

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An Arab sheik is old and must leave his fortune to one of his two sons. He makes a proposition: Both sons will ride their camels in a race, and whichever camel crosses the finish line LAST will win the fortune for its owner. During the race, the two brothers wander aimlessly for days, neither willing to cross the finish line. In desperation, they ask a wise man for advice. He tells them something; then the brothers leap onto the camels and charge toward the finish line.

What did the wise man say?

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#2. What did the wise old man say?

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The father said the camel that crossed last would win, not the man. He simply told them to switch camels.

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#1. Walking in the rain.

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A man was walking alone in the middle of nowhere when it started to rain. He had nowhere to shelter and nothing to hide under, but when he got home, not a single hair on his head was wet. Why not?

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#1. How was he able to have no wet hair after a rainstorm?

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He’s bald.

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