Riddle

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shorti
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Riddle

Post by shorti » Thu Nov 24, 2011 11:38 am

Thirty men, with ladies: two
Standing around with nothing to do
Formally dressed in black and white
Yet when they move it starts a fight.

Post only if you think you know so we have something to laugh at. If you know you know, which you will if you know, don't post please.

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Re: Riddle

Post by brianweaver » Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:07 pm

Eish that sounds like a governing body in South Africa...
I hate this real world place... I'd be more than happy to live out there rather...

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Re: Riddle

Post by henkg » Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:27 pm

tugverhoor voor die kerkraad?
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Re: Riddle

Post by Justin » Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:32 pm

I got it!! Took me a while, but promise that I didn't Google it :)
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Re: Riddle

Post by shorti » Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:39 pm

Bwahahaha, Henk and Brian your guesses are hilarious!

Curse you Justin, well done! :lol: It took me waaaaay too long to get the answer and I kicked myself repeatedly and had to endure my friends cracking themselves up for my silly guesses (which I thought was rather clever)

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Re: Riddle

Post by Marshall1 » Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:46 pm

fight - must be in Uitenhage

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Re: Riddle

Post by emile » Thu Nov 24, 2011 1:19 pm

mmmm, I thought the "with ladies:two" was a bit of a give-away :pirat:

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Re: Riddle

Post by siamm » Thu Nov 24, 2011 1:20 pm

Got it as well...went quickly:)
Good one though...

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Re: Riddle

Post by garvinj » Thu Nov 24, 2011 1:40 pm

I first thought rugby and from there straight to the answer. How does the brain do the connecting the dots thing. I think it quite amazing.
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Re: Riddle

Post by marley » Thu Nov 24, 2011 2:04 pm

Shorti
You become too predictable when someone knows you for long enough. You are talking about one of your favourite past-times, except for climbing that is..... Very strategic indeed....

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Re: Riddle

Post by Wayne73 » Thu Nov 24, 2011 2:26 pm

Took a while I must be getting old and slow.
Fat men are harder to kidnap

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Re: Riddle

Post by shorti » Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:20 pm

Damn, I feel so predictable now. Marley I didn't even know that you know that I am in the know with the answer. Anyway, just for entertainment value, before the penny dropped, my best answer was 2 battle ships (ladies) lining up their canons (men) and when the first canon moved it meant a shot was fired and the battle was on. The sails are white and the canons are black and the rest I can't make fit. 30 canons didn't make sense either. :mrgreen:

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Re: Riddle

Post by tygereye » Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:17 pm

Too easy!

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Re: Riddle

Post by Dewrance » Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:26 am

HIJACK...

What gets wetter as it dries?

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Re: Riddle

Post by Trevor » Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:23 pm

@ SHORTI - Good one, took a while but got it
@ MARK - Simple like a pimple
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Re: Riddle

Post by GBM » Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:28 pm

Here’s another one

Rope and rock a harness times two,
Standing around with one pitch to do,
Dressed for the beach, no pro on the rack,
they may know the way but don’t often call “slack”.

What are they doing?

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Re: Riddle

Post by shorti » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:51 am

hehe, good one Marc.

Grant, is yours for real? Is it one that I'll know if I'm right, otherwise I think it's one only a traddy would find funny :wink:

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Re: Riddle

Post by GBM » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:51 pm

Yup Shorti ... it may only bring a smile to a trad climber. But its all in the spirit of humour this thread so why not ...

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Re: Riddle

Post by Dewrance » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:01 pm

I turn everything around without effort, yet I need not move.
What am I?

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Re: Riddle

Post by Neil » Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:58 am

Here is one for us climbers. There are two huge towers or pillars: Each 1000m high and 1000m apart. They are 100m wide. You are on top of the one and all you have is a round stone (cricket ball size), a 2m long straight stick with a fork on the end (each prong about 100mm) and endless rope. How would you get to the top of the other tower? (The towers are too wide to wrap a rope around, and too steep and smooth to climb down or up)

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Re: Riddle

Post by Neil » Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:00 am

Feel free to ask for clues. :)

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Re: Riddle

Post by shorti » Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:42 pm

Are the towers under water?

Marc, you're a woman off course! :mrgreen:

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Re: Riddle

Post by wolter » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:00 pm

fill the void between the two pillars with rope and walk over

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Re: Riddle

Post by mr Chabalala » Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:28 pm

Read each line aloud without making any mistakes. If you make a mistake you MUST start again without going any further.

This is this puzzle
This is is puzzle
This is how puzzle
This is to puzzle
This is keep puzzle
This is an puzzle
This is idiot puzzle
This is busy puzzle
This is for puzzle
This is forty puzzle
This is seconds! puzzle

answer to follow

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