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Who makes it, has no need of it. Who buys it, has no use for it. Who uses it can neither see nor feel it. What is it?
A coffin.

Complete the sequence: 4, 7, 15, 29, 59, 117 ?
235 Explanation: 4+3=7 7+4x2=15 15+7x2=29 29+15x2=59 59+29x2=117 117+59x2=235

A shepherd has 18 goats. All but 6 die. How many are left?
6 of course!

A tunnel is 650m long. How far can a horse run into the tunnel if the horse is running at a speed of 10km/hr?
325m Explanation: After that the horse is running out of the tunnel.

In a cave there is a treasure within a big metal box with a lock on it. There is also a monster in the cave that has two keys with him; one gold and the other silver. The monster will give you only one chance to open the lock using one of the keys. If the box doesn't open, the monster will kill you. Since the monster is a bit helpful it would give you a clue in finding out the correct key. Can you choose the correct key by deciphering the below clue? A GKOY OEPD LYEO DCNO EAAR NNN
The gold key will open the lock. Explanation: The clue says "A Golden Key Can Open Any Door". Take the first letter of each word, then the second letter of each word, then the third letter and so on and construct the sentence.

The captain of a ship was telling this interesting story: "We traveled the sea far and wide. At one time, two of my sailors were standing on opposite sides of the ship. One was looking west and the other one east. And at the same time, they could see each other clearly." How can that be possible?
The marines were standing back against the sides of the ship so they were looking at each other. It does not matter where the ship is (of course it does not apply to the North and South Pole).

What has roots as nobody sees, Is taller than trees. Up, up, up it goes, And yet never grows?
Mountain.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith went for a picnic. Mrs. Smith has 5 sons and each son has a sister who has 5 daughters each of whom have 1 brother each. How many of them went for the picnic?
2 people. Explanation: The puzzle only says that Mr. and Mrs. Smith went for a picnic. It does not say that the others accompanied them.

I start with T and end with T and have T in me. Who am I?

I am slim and tall, Many find me desirable and appealing. They touch me and I give a false good feeling. Once I shine in splendor, But only once and then no more. For many I am "to die for". What am I?
A Cigarette

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