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Why do I always catch Bus B instead of Bus A?

It's probably due to scheduling.
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How could the driver waste time?

Maybe Village B is near the so the trip from Village A
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They all gave the same one word answer - What answer did they give?

They all said
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How did the police know?

I think
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They all gave the same one word answer - What answer did they give?

They all said Horseback: Car: Boat:
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Why the 7 Apples?

Because
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A great wife — but not very logical

The wife: NOTE:
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How did the hit man miss?

I'm not sure Vic has any idea this hit man had it out to get him, so let us build a scenario where Vic is oblivious:
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How did the police know?

He was framed for the murder by popular musicians Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland. Clearly they knew he would be coming somehow.
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The Evicted Tenant

I'm thinking your neighbors are and the package is 501 502 503 (You) 504 (Your brother) 505 506 507 The Package
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The Secret Club

The club is a The calculations are So the answer for 21+3 is 23. Twelve is a special number, in that Edit from the OP: According to it
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Three Subway Escalators

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Half filled water bottle

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Guy who understands if a diamond is genuine by just looking at it

Assuming that, other than real/fakeness, the diamonds are all indistinguishable from each other: With this approach, Incidentally,
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Mysterious Murder Mystery

I have a possible solution which no-one else has yet suggested. It has the virtue of simplicity. My reasoning: I'd consider the following answers equivalent to my solution (you might not agree): ...
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The head chef and the mad king

The answer is:
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Which teacher is the murderer?

The murderer was because
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That's What SHE Said!

She just bought EDIT : 2nd answer for fun (solely based on the fact that there is a "situation" tag. Be prepared for a really convoluted answer) jenny was buying because the situation is the ...
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They all gave the same one word answer - What answer did they give?

They all said: Valid if not 100% useful.
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Speak without using the letter "b"

You could count upwards from 1, because none of the numbers less than a billion contains the letter "b". However, this might be repeating words if "101" is considered to contain "one". (The version I'...
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Why the 7 Apples?

Easy
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A long, lonely drive

On both occasions, when the farmer sees his friend's house he is This is a short and simple solution and seems to match everything stated in the puzzle.
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Four boys and four girls

Each boy was sitting next to a girl from the very beginning: ...
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"I claim this corner of the world for Britain!" - What game are Alex and Brooke playing?

You are playing: First move: Second move: Third move: Fourth move: Final move: Clever observation from Braegh:
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The old man doesn't like seagull meat

Several answers have got the basic idea, but here is (what I believe to be) the full solution. When the old man ate the seagull meat, he discovered The first thing the old man realised: The second ...
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A great wife — but not very logical

They were married this day. On this day, the wife shot the husband, held him under water and then hung him up. Then they went out on a honeymoon. Wonderful relationship. But how is this logical? ...
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All hail the Victor

I'm going to guess that Here is a picture of what probably happened
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The old man doesn't like seagull meat

The old man was supposed to be practically blind by now. However: the old man couldn't believe his eyes and almost cried to the signboard at the entry: TODAY SPECIAL: SEAGULL MEAT! He can ...
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How did the police know?

From a lateral point of view, you've not actually stated that he was arrested for his wife's murder. He could therefore have been arrested because:
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Masked strangers take baby at knifepoint

Perhaps it was
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