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1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?

2. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

3. There are two plastic jugs filled with water. How could you put all of this water into a barrel, without using the jugs or any dividers, and still tell which water came from which jug?

4. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?

5. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

6. This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching!

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These are good! I think I've worked some of them out.

1. The room with the lions because they would be dead by now?

2. errr...she 'shoots' his photograph, gives him a shower, then I don't know about the hanged part.....?

3. You could freeze one jug so that the water turns to ice

5. christmas eve, christmas day and boxing day.

6. I know this one but only because someone else posted a similar paragraph recently. So I'll 'keep mum'.
1-Lions-cos they're already dead.

2- I agree with Nona with this one(about the hanging part- she hung the negative up to dry)

3-To begin with we freeze them.. Take them out of the jugs, and put the ice in the barrel. We will be able to tell which water came from which jug

4-Charcoal

5-Yesterday-today-tomorrow

6- no "e" in it

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1-Lions-cos they're already dead.

Correct

2- I agree with Nona with this one(about the hanging part- she hung the negative up to dry)

Correct

3-To begin with we freeze them.. Take them out of the jugs, and put the ice in the barrel. We will be able to tell which water came from which jug

Wrong

4-Charcoal

Correct

5-Yesterday-today-tomorrow

6- no "e" in it

Correct
1.The second room safer then room with dead lions, cause murderer could breathe in putrid smell and fell ill. The room which full of fires is the most uncomfortable. So the second one is the best solution.

2. 1) It could be just a film with retrospective. 2) It could be a dream of woman sicked with schizophrenia. 3) It could be bad fantasy. But it couldn't be story about photograph cause photopaper one shouldn't hold under water. It must be special liquid.

3. It's unreal.

4. some sorts of tobaco or something what could be smoken.

5. today, tomorrow, after-tomorrow

6. there is no "e" in it. So there is no "j", "z" and "x". The second strange is that two signs of space between states after second state.
Merc, DJ Bueno got right answers for five of the six questions. Try to keep up.
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OriorMerc, DJ Bueno got right answers for five of the six questions. Try to keep up.
But my answers are also rigth, aren't they? For example, why do you think that answer for the last question isn't right?
And what connected with question about jugs, I can only tell that niether of real_ methods of putting unseparatable water in same barrel could keep it unmixed. Even if we paint it with different colors. And so I told that it's unreal. I can propose make photo of each of jugs and then put them in barrel. It could be answer, but in this way we don't put _water in barrel.