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I'm in a riddle contest right now and I'm allowed to ask for assistance. Please help me solve these.
Thanks so much!

Divide nine into two equal parts, which, added together, make ten.

Imagine a history book is set in three volumes and placed upon a bookshelf. Each volume is one hundred pages. A hungrybookwarm, starting at page one of volume one, bores straight through the books, covers and all, to the last page of volume three. How many pages does he go through, not counting fly-leaves or covers?

When did London begin with an L and end with an E?

A headless man had a letter to write
It was read by one who had lost his sight.
The dumb repeated it, word for word,
And he who was deaf both listened and heard.
What is it?
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Hi Bcgirl

The last one is the letter "O"
EargasmsHi Bcgirl

The last one is the letter "O"
Thanks for responding. OK humor me, I'm bad at these. Why is it the letter "O"?
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The letter in question is the letter "O". (or nothing)

The man had nothing to write.

The blind could read nothing.

The person who was dumb could repeat nothing.

The deaf man listened and heard nothing.
When did London begin with an L and end with an E?

In the 1950's London was thick with smog ( a mixture of smoke and fog) and it killed around 12,000 people in 1952.

During this time London became known as "The Smoke" so i guess that would end in "E" lol!

Ok i'm probably wrong, but it's the best i can come up with! Emotion: big smile
Divide nine into two equal parts, which, added together, make ten

Ok now i'm really clutching at straws with this one ! Emotion: thinking

Take the word NINE you will see it is made up of 11 straight lines (3 in N, 1in I, 3 in N and 4 in E )

Take the two digits 11 and cross them over to split them into two equal parts to give "X" which equals 10 in roman numerals. lol !!

(Well i always did have a vivid imagination) Emotion: big smile
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Eargasms! What an imagination!

I can answer that one, actually - nine divided by one gives nine. 9 + 1 = 10. So the two parts are "9" and 1".

Way way way simpler than your answer, dude!

Cheers,

- Joy

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BcgirlImagine a history book is set in three volumes and placed upon a bookshelf. Each volume is one hundred pages. A hungrybookwarm, starting at page one of volume one, bores straight through the books, covers and all, to the last page of volume three. How many pages does he go through, not counting fly-leaves or covers?
298 pages
Begirl A headless man had a letter to write It was read by one who had lost his sight. The dumb repeated it, word for word, And he who was deaf both listened and heard. What is it?
MAD , BLIND , DUMP , DEAF

i guess the only common letter between them is (D)

still working on the other two

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This:

When did London begin with an L and end with an E?

could also mean:

When did "London begin with the letter L", and "End" begin with the letter E?

always...

9 is "IX" in roman numerals.
Draw a line horizontally through the middle and you get "IV" on top, and an upside-down "VI" underneath. "IV" + "VI" = "X" or ten.
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