# Smiling Guards

Two guards were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone approached from the South. Suddenly one of them said to the other, "Why are you smiling?"

How did he know his companion was smiling?

# Similar Riddles

Cristina leaves home and then she makes exactly 3 left turns and returns home where she found 2 girls wearing the mask.

Who are these two masked girls?

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##### No one Know

There's one "sport" in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends.

What is it?

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##### Who Looks Who

John is looking at Jenifer, but Jenifer is looking at Jacob. John is married, but Jacob is not.

Is a married person looking at an unmarried person ?

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##### Trapped in Ice Lake

Suppose that you are trapped on the surface of a frozen lake. The surface is so smooth and ideal that there is no friction at all. You cant make any grip on the ice and no wind is blowing to help you out. You have just a mobile phone with you which has got no reception disabling you to call for help.

How will you plan your escape before you freeze to death on the frozen lake?

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##### Weight of the Boy

A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me \$50, but if I cannot, I will pay you \$50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man \$50. How did the man win the bet?

Asked by Neha on 25 Mar 2022
##### Eight Eights to Thousand

Can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?

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##### Age Related

It walks on 4 when its young, walks on 2 when it's older, and walks on 3 when its very old?

Asked by Neha on 17 Jul 2021
##### Unlock the Cipher

Decode below rebus
D
N
A
T
S , D

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##### Wine bottle Riddle

I have nine bottles of wine and one of the nine bottles is poisoned.
I need to find the poisoned bottle with two facts
(1) Poison is deadly, only a sip will cost death
(2) I have two mice to do so.

How should I do it?

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##### Serve you by Expiring

You measure my life in hours
I serve you by expiring
I vanish faster when I am thin
and slower when I am thick
The wind is my energy
What am I?

Asked by Neha on 14 May 2021

### Amazing Facts

###### Challenging

There is a cryptic organization called Cicada 3301 that posts challenging puzzles online, possibly to recruit codebreakers and linguists.