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# Riddle watch

1. (Original post by kikzen)
You are in a cold house in the winter. It is dark. You have one match. There is a candle and there is a wood burning stove. Which do you light first?
Match
2. (Original post by Matt the cat)
Match
very good

A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The member replied, "six " and was let in. A second member came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The member replied, "three" and was let in. The man thought he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said ,"ten" and the man replied, "five." But he was not let in.

What should have he said?
3. How are you suppose to light the match?
4. (Original post by kikzen)
very good

A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The member replied, "six " and was let in. A second member came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The member replied, "three" and was let in. The man thought he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said ,"ten" and the man replied, "five." But he was not let in.

What should have he said?
three - number of letters in the word of the number
5. (Original post by Pencil Queen)
three - number of letters in the word of the number
yup
6. What has roots as nobody sees,
Is taller than trees
Up, up it goes,
And yet never grows?
7. (Original post by kikzen)
What has roots as nobody sees,
Is taller than trees
Up, up it goes,
And yet never grows?
I would say a mountain but they do grow
8. (Original post by Pencil Queen)
I would say a mountain but they do grow
thats right; but they dont grow (do they?) i just got it off the net
9. (Original post by SHANDY)
How are you suppose to light the match?
Well back in the olden days (they still do them now by the way) not all matches are saft matches and you can actually strike them on most rough surfaces... even a mans stubble!
10. (Original post by kikzen)
thats right; but they dont grow (do they?) i just got it off the net
They do grow (trust me I'm a geologist) but only when the rate of uplift is greater than the rate of erosion
11. (Original post by kikzen)
thats right; but they dont grow (do they?) i just got it off the net
Yes they do... plate tectonics... constructive margins/boundaries.

Thats how they are formed
12. 'Twas in heaven pronounced, 'twas muttered in hell, and echo caught faintly the sound as it fell. On the confines of earth it was permitted to rest, and in the depths of its presence there was confessed.
13. (Original post by SHANDY)
'Twas in heaven pronounced, 'twas muttered in hell, and echo caught faintly the sound as it fell. On the confines of earth it was permitted to rest, and in the depths of its presence there was confessed.
ooooh i cant think...
14. (Original post by Pencil Queen)
They do grow (trust me I'm a geologist) but only when the rate of uplift is greater than the rate of erosion
yeh yeh but i think it meant grow as in the biological sense (if you can understand what i mean)
15. (Original post by kikzen)
yeh yeh but i think it meant grow as in the biological sense (if you can understand what i mean)
Well they increase in size, number of particles, therefore mass, they certainly age and indeed mature, just like many 'living' organisms... but i think if you look at it with really wide eyes you could probably make out that they are alive... happens all the time in books
16. (Original post by Matt the cat)
Well they increase in size, number of particles, therefore mass, they certainly age and indeed mature, just like many 'living' organisms... but i think if you look at it with really wide eyes you could probably make out that they are alive... happens all the time in books
Come on Matt given up all ready?
17. (Original post by SHANDY)
Come on Matt given up all ready?
Ok you win, but here is a little special something for this forum... fact:

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
18. (Original post by Matt the cat)
Ok you win, but here is a little special something for this forum... fact:

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Yeh I knew that mate.
Giving up is for the week.
Think about the riddle and thou shalt come to you.
19. (Original post by SHANDY)
'Twas in heaven pronounced, 'twas muttered in hell, and echo caught faintly the sound as it fell. On the confines of earth it was permitted to rest, and in the depths of its presence there was confessed.
snow ?
20. (Original post by SHANDY)
'Twas in heaven pronounced, 'twas muttered in hell, and echo caught faintly the sound as it fell. On the confines of earth it was permitted to rest, and in the depths of its presence there was confessed.
Damn this is a little bugger.... pretty sure its not snow though

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