# Tricky Puzzles

A poor woman and a rich woman are talking about music.
The poor woman says she has studied... Try Puzzle >>

A bomb goes off.
Carnage.
One person, only a few feet away, survives! How can this be? Try Puzzle >>

What mathematical symbol can be put between 5 and 9, to get a number bigger than 5 and smaller... Try Puzzle >>

In the middle of an otherwise empty field there lies a man wearing a pack.
He is dead.... Try Puzzle >>

A man walks into a bar and asks the bartender for a glass of water.
But the bartender takes... Try Puzzle >>

You are in a dark room with a candle, a wood stove and a gas lamp. You only have one match,... Try Puzzle >>

What occurs once in every minute,
twice in every moment,
but never in a thousand years?
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You are making an opaque cube (ie you cannot see through its sides).
It can be any size... Try Puzzle >>

In Hungry Horace's kitchen there were three tins. Each tin contained three delicious... Try Puzzle >>

On 15th April 1892 Obadiah Squelch left his tomato processing factory for the last time: inside... Try Puzzle >>

A criminal gets to pick his punishment by choosing among three rooms.
The first is full... Try Puzzle >>

When you have three, you have three.
When you have two, you have two.
But when you... Try Puzzle >>

The following equation is wrong: 101 − 102 = 1
Move one numeral to make it correct.
Move... Try Puzzle >>

Two boys wish to cross a river. The only way to get to the other side is by boat, but that... Try Puzzle >>

A ship like the one above (but not much) has a rope ladder hanging over its side. The... Try Puzzle >>

You are on holidays and wake up in the morning, stand up, and look South. You look to the left... Try Puzzle >>

1 is 3.
3 is 5.
5 is 4.
4 is 4.
What is 7? Try Puzzle >>

Many people ask what the various National Mathematical Challenges are like. Well, without giving... Try Puzzle >>