What makes riddles good? At GoodRiddlesNow.com we rate each one of our riddles before being added to our database. They are rated based on difficulty and its ability to use language and/or logic to puzzle the solver. The first standard, difficulty, is essentially how hard the riddle is to solve. We try out each to determine how long it takes to solve. Especially hard riddles may stump you to the point that you are unable to solve them the first time around. That's ok! Put the problem down and come back to it later. Luckily, we provides a huge number of logic puzzles and answers, so you may always surrender to the question and skip right to the answer or to the next one. The second criteria is the adherence of the "riddle" to the definition of a true riddle. The definition of can be found at Wikipedia's Riddle page A true riddle uses language to puzzle the reader by providing an enigma or conundra. Logical riddles require no significant amount of prior fact-based knowledge to solve, and a good riddle shouldn't.
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Question: The police found a lost kid. He is too young to talk and can't say where his parents are. Three people came claiming they were the kid's parent. They were allowed to spend 2 minutes alone with the boy. The policemen were watching them through the window. Claiming parent 1: A woman with chocolate, a burger, and fries feeding the little kid. Claiming parent 2: "Where were you, I have been looking for you everywhere!?" Claiming parent 3: "Look it's your favorite car!" Who is the criminal?
Answer: 1. Who would give that many french fries and chocolate to a small kid who cannot talk? 3. This is typical of kidnappers to offer toys.
Question: A man entered a house. There was no one else in the house. He walked in to a room, stopped, and slowly raised his hands above his head. After a moment, he turned around, let out a laugh, and left. Why?
Answer: Because there was a parrot behind him, who was giving him the orders.
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