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Four Jolly Men

Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.


Puzzle ID:#334
Fun:*** (2.75)
Difficulty:*** (2.33)
Submitted By:Phyllis*****!
Corrected By:phildunphy




Four jolly men sat down to play,
and played all night till break of day.
They played for gold and not for fun,
with separate scores for every one.
Yet when they came to square accounts,
they all had made quite fair amounts!
Can you the paradox explain?
If no one lost, how could all gain?

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