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What Time Is It?

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Puzzle ID:#398
Fun:*** (2.15)
Difficulty:*** (2.15)
Submitted By:Phyllis*****!
Corrected By:horse_luver




A man asks his sons to do a chore. When they finish he pays one son 15 cents and the other son 10 cents. What time is it?

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Jul 18, 2002

Ha. Ha. Ha.
Sep 10, 2002

ARGGG i sumitted that teaser but then it got deleted... WHAT THE DILLY YO!!!
Dec 27, 2002

That's cute but it's more of a joke than a teaser.
Jan 29, 2003

I agree with queenlila..........................
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Feb 08, 2003

I don't get it.
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Apr 17, 2003 nice
May 21, 2003

more a joke than a teaser. A bit americansied also- in other countries we don't have quarters.
Jul 07, 2003

I don't understand this
Aug 11, 2003

I don't get it either and peterg watch your language!!
Jul 04, 2004

I was guessing time to go to the candy store.
Jan 30, 2005

Ha Ha Ha Funny
but it is more of a joke
Jun 01, 2005

*sniff* not being from america i didn't get it
i had "quarter to one" or "ten to one"...
Jun 06, 2005

i don't think it even falls under the right catagory
Nov 20, 2005

It kind of is a joke. I liked it all the same. It's like that one that goes
"What time did Jack go to the denist?"
Get it: tooth-hurty, two thirty?
NE way, great teaser, i don't think anyone that hasn't heard it before would guess that. I said 9:29 b/c that was what time it was when i read the teaser!!
Dec 03, 2005

lol. Its funny. But its a joke
Jan 31, 2006

don't get it...
Feb 06, 2006

Feb 08, 2006

that was the coolest, thanks
Feb 12, 2006

I have to keep thinking in American O_o

We don't have quarter dollar coins in my country.
Mar 25, 2006

hahahahahhah . i liked soccer's answer of 9:29 OR whenever you read the question
Apr 25, 2006

we have no quarters in our country!
May 09, 2006

that i found shockingly easy

to all those who live in a country that does not use quarters, great sympathy to you if you did not get this
Jun 14, 2006

ha ha that was good
Aug 28, 2006

Oct 25, 2006

um... MADE NO SENSE! Yeah yeah I get it it's just stupid and NOT funny. It could have been any time. Whatever time the dad gave them the money. Duh.
Dec 02, 2006

I agree that it's more of a joke and other countries don't have quarters, but nice try!
Jan 19, 2007

more a joke than a teaser. A bit americansied also- in other countries we don't have quarters.

This is a teaser. Trust me, if it got accepted, it's a teaser. I've had like 20 teasers rejected with notes saying "Please submit your jokes to Wocka."
This is called a TRICK question. Which means it's a "kick-yourself" question. Although, I'm not sure if this falls under trick. I dont know what it falls under.
Also, people have submitted stuff that only people in their country would know about. If Americans have to learn about other countries, then other countries should have to learn about America.
Feb 12, 2007

good one, you got me.
Mar 02, 2007

i get it but this is not much of a teaser you feel me?
Apr 05, 2007

Apr 23, 2007

Apr 29, 2007

If you don't get it, it means that the father gave a total of 25 cents (a quarter) to two people. Ergo a quarter to two.
Nov 07, 2008

I think this would be better suited at the joke site.
Jan 25, 2009

Mar 04, 2010

Probably would be better at a joke site, but it's a good joke.
Jul 01, 2010

It's 11:57 AM, why?
Aug 05, 2012

Ehh... whaa?
Oct 26, 2012

LOl i got the quarter part... where does the two come in? isto because of his two sons?
Jul 02, 2016

I have to disagree with the majority on this I do believe it is a riddle. But, you didn't explain in the answer why it's a quarter to two which I thought was self explanatory but it seems that some don't get it.

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