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It's always 1 to 6,

it's always 15 to 20,

it's always 5,

but it's never 21,

unless it's flying.

What is it?

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Is it

A 6 sided Die

It's always 1 to 6,

It always lands on a 1 to 6

It's always 15 to 20,
It's always 5,

The sum of all 5 visible sides (1 top and 4 on the sides) add up to 15-20.

but it's never 21,
unless it's flying.

When you throw the die, you can see all 6 sides for a small moment which all add up to 21.

And when it lands, it is 5 again.

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  • $\begingroup$ Correct ! Good job $\endgroup$ – Me myself and I Jan 31 '18 at 14:36
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    $\begingroup$ Why "It's always 5"? cc @MemyselfandI $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jan 31 '18 at 14:57
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    $\begingroup$ When a dice isn’t flying, the sides that are visible are 5 sides. @Randal'Thor $\endgroup$ – Me myself and I Jan 31 '18 at 14:59
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    $\begingroup$ Ahhh, got it, nice. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jan 31 '18 at 15:06
  • $\begingroup$ I think it'd have to be a standard one, as there are many variations that break the riddle now. ;) $\endgroup$ – jpmc26 Jan 31 '18 at 20:59

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