Category Archives: Brain teaser

BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

Leave your answer in the comment section. I’ll approve responses later in the day to give people a chance to respond without seeing any spoilers.

This week’s brain teaser:  Racoons are racing around the tree. Can you spell that without any “r’s”?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

Leave your answer in the comment section. I’ll approve responses later in the day to give people a chance to respond without seeing any spoilers.

This week’s brain teaser:   I have branches but no trunk or leaves. Who / what am I?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

Leave your answer in the comment section. I’ll approve responses later in the day to give people a chance to respond without seeing any spoilers.

This week’s brain teaser:   

I may fall, but I don’t get hurt.
I can pour, but I’m not a jug.
I help plants grow, but I’m not the sun.

What am I?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

Leave your answer in the comment section. I’ll approve responses later in the day to give people a chance to respond without seeing any spoilers.

This week’s brain teaser:  If there are four sheep, two dogs and one herds-men, how many feet are there?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

This week’s riddle comes from the popular NPR show, Sunday Puzzle. These can be tough so don’t give up, enlist help if you are stumped. The riddle was submitted by Jared Harvey of Santa Cruz, CA. Good luck!

This week’s brain teaser: Think of a common word in six letters. Write it in lowercase. If you hold up a mirror at its side, the reflection will show the same word. What is it?

HINT: The word isn’t quite a palindrome. Think about which lowercase letters may look different when held up to a mirror. Then break it down bit by bit and you’ll get there.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

This week’s brain teaser:  You walk into a dark room holding a match and find a kerosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. Which do you light first?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

This week’s riddle came from the popular NPR Sunday Puzzle by Will Shortz. I’ve included two hints below the teaser which you can read if you need extra help figuring out the correct response.

This week’s brain teaser:  Name a well-known, U.S. city in two words (5, 3). Change the first letter of the second word and you will come up with the name of a popular rock group. What is the name of the city and the rock group?

Here are two hints: The U.S. city is in the Midwest and the rock group achieved fame in the 1990s

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

This week’s riddle forces you to think like a kid. I hope you enjoy it and share your guess below as a comment. If you don’t see your comment posted right away, don’t worry, I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser:  What common 11-letter word is always spelled incorrectly?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

This week’s riddle forces you to think like a kid. I hope you enjoy it and share your guess below as a comment. If you don’t see your comment posted right away, don’t worry, I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser:

If eleven plus two equals one, then what does nine plus five equal? Explain your answer.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

This week’s riddle forces you to think like a kid. I hope you enjoy it and share your guess below as a comment. If you don’t see your comment posted right away, don’t worry, I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: How did Princess Elsa fall off her sled?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This challenge came from NPR’s Sunday Puzzle and was shared by Bruce Campbell of Kansas City, Mo. This is a tough one so here is a hint. Gardner is the last name of the author who first wrote about title character. Good luck!

This week’s brain teaser: Name a title character from books and TV (5, 5). You can rearrange the letters to get two words describing what you can hear and do in church. What character is it?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: What is so fragile that merely saying its name breaks it?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser is tough and was initially shared late last year on NPR’s program, Sunday Puzzle, by Wesley Davis of Black Mountain, N.C. .

This week’s brain teaser: Name an animal and spell it backward. Now name a variety of meat and insert it inside the animal’s name that you’ve spelled backward. A common word will be revealed. What is it?

If you need a hint hit me up.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brain

Each Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers later in the day so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: What moves faster, heat or cold? Be sure to explain why and remember this is a riddle – not a 7th grade science exam.

Like riddles? Check out past week’s brain teasers.

BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brain

Each Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain.  If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s riddle: A blind beggar had a brother who died. What relation was the blind beggar to the brother who died? BTW, “Brother” is not the answer.

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