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Trail Riddles

Postby ERIC » Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:45 am

Inspired by maverick's cruel 'take a guess' thread, I'm reminded of a few riddles I often pull out to pass the time when hiking with new hiking partners. Probably not the same online, as you can probably just search around and find the answers posted somewhere. But thought I'd share just in case anyone was interested.

RULES:
Only one. You can ask any questions you want, but I can only give yes, no, could be, or probably not answers.

FIRST RIDDLE:

"Three men are in a cabin. A man walks in, fires a gun, everybody dies."

To solve this riddle, correctly describe the scene and events that would have caused this tragedy.

HINT:

It's always best to start with basic questions, first. Remember, riddles are never what they lead the mind to first believe.
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby ERIC » Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:50 am

SECOND RIDDLE:

"A man leaves home going right. He makes a left, then another left, and then left one more time before returning home."

Question is, where did he go, or better yet, why?
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby rlown » Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:55 am

First riddle: is this an airliner cabin?
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby ERIC » Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:00 pm

rlown wrote:First riddle: is this an airliner cabin?


yes
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby Hetchy » Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:34 pm

Second Riddle. Is it Baseball? Has He Hit a Home Run? :D
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby ERIC » Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:00 pm

Hetchy wrote:Second Riddle. Is it Baseball? Has He Hit a Home Run? :D


Yes.

Like I said, not that hard when posted on the internet (or if you've heard them before). Feel free to contribute your own to this thread. Kind of fun to have a few of these in your pocket for the trail.
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby rlown » Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:24 pm

it's harder to find trail riddles, but i applaud your move to post this Eric. The biggest riddle i can come up with is why (in my opinion) does Emigrant Wilderness draw all the nude hikers?

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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby Hetchy » Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:36 pm

Actually I had to think about that one! I am surprised cause I dont play baseball!
I have one for ya.
What has two heads, can take any direction it chooses, and covers itself with a blanket in the winter?
(This is a clean riddle!)
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby BSquared » Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:20 pm

OK:

A guy hikes one mile due south, then one mile due east, at which point he shoots a bear.
He then walks one mile due north, returning to his point of origin.
What color was the bear?
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby Hetchy » Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:23 pm

Is it white?
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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby BSquared » Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:10 pm

Hetchy wrote:Is it white?

While I usually hate to polarize these discussions, yes.

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Re: Trail Riddles

Postby Hetchy » Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:19 pm

The Hunters cabin would have to be on the North Pole. He shot a Polar Bear. If he leaves his cabin and travels in any direction he would always have to head north to get home! I like that one B!
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