Questions tagged [humor]

For puzzles that contain an element of humour or wit. Please do not use this tag to post simple jokes which are not puzzles, and remember that questions should be uniquely answerable.

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Math to Math Nerdy Love Expressions…Fillin the Blanks [closed]

1) My Love for you is like $L= m.C^2$...because it grows xxx with speed of xxxx. 2) My Love is like a xxxx it goes on xxxxx. 3) You must be the xxxxx xxxx of xxxxx because I feel irrational ...
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A Humourous & Simple Selfmate In One

Here's simple and humourous chess puzzle that I created after a few non-consecutive hours. I had to prove the concept feasible while making it as economic as possible. White To Move, And Selfmate In ...
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What is the secret of this Math(s) “joke”? [closed]

On a page called 14 jokes only intellectuals will really understand, it lists: A mathematician is heading to a house party. Just as he is coming up to the house, he notices there are no cars parked ...
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A silly silly question

Grandpa and I went on a nice camping trip away from it all for hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, kayaking you name it. After a rather adventurous yet successful day we were walking back to the tent ...
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Same word fills all the blanks (2)

As a follow up to Same word fills all the blanks The same word or its split versions (no anagrams) fills all the blanks in the stanza below. I've taken slight liberty with grammar. Poor old Andy ...
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Where is Jimmy's father? [duplicate]

(It's an old soviet math problem, no tricks or anything here) Jimmy is 21 years younger than his mother. Six years from now, Jimmy's mother will be five times as old as Jimmy. Where is Jimmy's ...
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My fifteenth puzzle. And it's perfect

You know those people with 'brilliant' logic that you just can't argue with? Example: Jackasses have long ears Carl is a jackass Therefore, Carl has long ears Well, here's a puzzle for ...
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Alexander Hamilton Rap

From genius.com: “Alexander Hamilton” is a song released by Jack Douglass, better known by his Youtube channel name, Jacksfilms. He wanted to come up with the worst costume for Halloween 2016. ...
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Cryptically dumb medieval jokes

Why did the chicken cross the river? Well, I believe that is a question too vague to classify for a riddle, eh? Well, I had to draw your attention. Actually, my story is a bit more complicated than ...
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Scottish Philosophy

The next three days Things are going to be really boring. The last YouTube and Facebook post will have been done. There is nothing really to show for the activities up until now. People die ...
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Ughhh! Another?

Or course copying this awesome, original by Riley, here is one of my own. My prefix is a strap/loop (or a group) My first infix is additional My second infix can mean happiness My suffix is a ...
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Some good things can come in threes, I hope you find my riddle one of these

My prefix is delicious My infix relates to switches My suffix is how some children do their dishes. And my whole can lead you to great riches! My sincere compliments to Riley :)
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Why the 7 Apples?

A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, a girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?
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Master Bomb Defusers

Day 115 of your investigation and you and your ever-faithful-if-only-a-bit-slow partner have finally caught the trail of your arch-nemesis, a serial bomber known only as "Mr. 5". Doing your best to ...
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Who drinks beer while running anyway?

A variant (I don't have the book in front of me, so this is a paraphrase) of this puzzle was in the book Brainteasers and Mindbenders, by Robert Hamilton. It has stuck in my mind since I read it in ...
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What's the name of this font?

A friend of mine has been tasked with alpha testing a future installment of a popular operating system. Our friendship was born years ago out of our common passion for typography. No wonder he called ...
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Rock around the old oak tree

I'm the reason why Ireland doesn't sink, And what sometimes keeps people from the drink, I'm not Fahrenheit, my choice tells you that, Rotten rotten me, almost proved Fermat.
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Stupor automobile-correct

I recentle bought a new phon. I cet the local tew Auctralee, and auph I went. It wauc good tew hav a new phon. I wauc then praumpted and wethe I wanted predictiv tecct, and the trabl ctated. Every ...
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The trunk of trivial trials

This puzzle is a knockoff of humn's The case of the world's easiest puzzles. (humn has encouraged spinoffs in a comment.) Hey be careful with that case! Even the slightest nudge, jostle, or jog, and ...
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The case of the world’s easiest puzzles

   Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends.   We’ re so glad you could attend,    Come inside, come ...
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Anagram puzzle whose solution is guaranteed to make you laugh

Rearrange the letters in the name of an African country to produce something a little risque'.
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Dismissing Lewis [closed]

If I were to take a benzene molecule: And throw physics out the door, replacing the carbon atoms with iron, What would it be called now? Hint: Credits: SPOILER ALERT, ANSWER WITHIN
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About a man and a bee

A man walks out of his house and over to his flower garden. He holds out his right hand and a bee lands in it. What is in his eye?
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What is the answer to this jumble?

I figured out that the answers to the minor questions are- And therefore that the letters for the main question are What is the final answer? Source: T2 Jumbles.
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How many bits in the Apple Logo? [closed]

Sorry in advance if this is a bit easy or if it breaks any rules, but it's the best I can think of. The Question: If there are 16 bits in a picture of an apple, how many bits in the Apple Logo?
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The old church (from Littlewood's Miscellany)

I’m apparently in that part of the human race that doesn’t ‘get’ the following paragraph. If you are in the other part, please a) wipe that smirk off your face, b) explain what I’m missing (ideally, ...
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What do you call exactly one kilogram of crows?

I came up with this terrible pun reading the latest Wen Spencer series and reading the history of French post revolutionary measurement. What do you call a kilogram of crows? Hint:
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A programmer's favorite candy

The bigger version of me is used to make marriages faster At least, that's what they show on TV I'm known to the U.S, young and old Although programmers personally prefer me the most In fact, I hear ...
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Which computer-made song is this?

Which computer-made song is this? 0113H (And what computer made it?)
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Three logicians walk out of the bar

It is known that when logicians get drunk they may claim not to know the answer to a question when they should know it very well. After a night of heavy drinking at the bar, three logicians decide ...
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Greetings Sibling. Verily

I encouraged my sibling to continue exploring the world. I impressed upon my other sibling that, while friends are commendable, family is what really counts. I offered them both assistance should they ...
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The devil virus [duplicate]

A somewhat easy puzzle for those familiar with Linux. The Devil has found a way to make a Linux virus that, once executed on the right Linux machine, will break every single computer in the world ...
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A Fun(ny) Treasure Hunt

I'll send you on a treasure hunt, Hopefully you don't mind. The clues may not be right up front, Maybe they are behind. The clues you need are down below, And hidden in plain sight. I do not wish ...
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James Bond : No Access

James Bond, while working on a top-secret case for many weeks in deep enemy territory, finally collected and stored lots of critical files on his tight-security Linux system. Even though the system ...
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Jump over a bottle? [closed]

A friend of mine challenged me to jump over a bottle on the floor. I'm good at jumping over obstacles so I accepted. But then I realized that I couldn't do it! Why? Explain! Notes: I'm not ...
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3 Logicians Walk Into a Bar

Three logicians walk into a bar. The barman says, 'Does everybody want a drink?' The first logician says, 'I don't know.' The second logician says, 'I don't know.' What does the third logician say? ...
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What's the name of this country? [closed]

A group of people were naming their country. They argued back and forth, each not willing to give up his own idea. Some time passed, and they couldn't agree on a name. They decided to have a draw. ...
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Look up the panda bear [closed]

A panda bear walked into a restaurant. He sat down at a table and ordered some food. When he was finished eating, he took out a gun and shot his waiter. He then left the restaurant. After the police ...
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A man walks into a bar [closed]

He asks for a glass of water. The bartender pulls out a shotgun and points it at him. The man says, thank you and leaves. Why did he thank him?? Source