Crossing the **Bridge**

Four people need to cross a **bridge** in 17 minutes in the middle of the night. The **bridge** can only hold two or less people at any time and they only have one flashlight so they must travel together (or alone). The flashlight can only travel with a person so every time it crosses the **bridge** it must be carried back. Tom can cross in 1 minute, John can cross in 2 minutes, Sally can cross in **5** minutes, and Connor can cross in **10** minutes. If two people cross together they go as fast as the slower person.How can they cross the **bridge** in 17 minutes or less?

There is a **5** gallon and a 3 gallon bottle. You also have a hose with unlimited water. **How** are you gonna **make** the **5** gallon have 4 gallons using your items?
(You don't know the exact dimensions of a gallon)

A Fast Grower

There is a creature which could double its size every **day**. So, if the creature is put in a tank then it will fill the tank in **10** **days**.
**How** many **days** would it take for the creature to fill a half and **how** many **days** to fill a quarter of the tank?

A hobo picks up cigarette butts from the ground and can **make** a cigarette with 4 butts. If he finds 16 cigarette butts, **how** many cigarettes can he **make**?

Drifting Down the **Long** Canals

I drift forever with the current down these **long** canals they've made. Tame, yet wild, I run elusive, multitasking to your aid. Before I came the world was a darker place. Colder, sometimes, rougher true. But though I might **make** living easy, I'm good at killing too.
What am I?

The Wedding Shower Present

Janie's friends were chipping in to buy her a wedding shower present. At first, **10** friends chipped in, but 2 of them dropped out. Each of the 8 had to chip in another dollar to bring the amount back up. **How** much money did they plan to collect?

A True Equation

Use the numbers 2, 3, 4 and **5** and the symbols + and = to **make** a true equation.
Conditions: Each must be used exactly once and no other numbers or symbols can be used.

Shave Every **Day**

The Short Cut and the Train

Walking home one **day**, you take a short cut along the train tracks. The tracks cross a narrow **bridge** over a deep gorge. At the point you are 3/8 of the way across the **bridge**, you hear the train whistle somewhere behind you. You charge across the **bridge**, and jump off the track as the train is about to run you down. As it happens, if you had gone the other way, you would have reached safety just before being run over as well. If you can run ten miles per hour, **how** fast is the train moving?

My Wall Clock

I have a clock in my house, on the wall.
On a summer's **day** I forgot to wind it and it stopped. Then I went to visit a friend who had a watch that was always right on time. After I stayed for a bit, I went home, made a simple alteration and set the clock just right.
Now **how** did I do this when I had no watch on me to tell **how** **long** it **took** me to come back from my friend's place?

365 Apples

Someone **makes** it, but has no need of it.
Someone buys it, but has no use for it.
Someone uses it, but can neither see nor feel it.
What is it?

The Capsized Boat

Three **men** were in a boat. It capsized, but only two got their hair wet. Why?”

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