Listen mornings at 7:20 for "The Impossible Question!" Call 719-359-5409 to make a guess!
Q: About 1/4 of these are not what you think they are, some people do, some people don't, could be a noun could be a verb, what is it?
Q: A good idea to keep good ideas, and fashionable. What is it?
Q: It took 3 for 3 to arrive.
A: Apollo 11
Q: The 1st of its kind, it's distinctive shape has been recognized all over the world. What is it?
A: 747 or Jumbo jet!
Q: A couple types, 160 ways to describe, can even take up to 40 gallons.
Q: You would normally enjoy some, unless its thrown at you, what is it?
Q: It takes 20,000 a year to keep 1 going, the 20,000 comes from the green one, what is it?
A: Commercial vehicle!
Q: Closely tied to Colorado after its vague beginings, additions were made until the mid 1900's, what is it?
A: The Rodeo!
Q: The norm is 60 to 100 but usually the lower, the better.
A: Resting heart rate!
Q: More than half of people 18-25 did something old school last week, they had to go somewhere to do it, what was it?
A: Going to the mall!
Q: Last year an over 25% increase in sprucing up, looks easier on TV, where is it?
A: The kitchen! (Renovation)
Q: 1/3rd the speed of sound and 10X better, let loose when on display, what is it?
Q: Some are excited, some are sad, its a new beginning for 10K per day, what is it?
Q: Good, fatty and prehistoric. Once used to keep your helicopter clean.
Q: The first was a mystery, since then it's been perfected just once.
A: Bull riding!
Q: This uncomfortable access to comfort hasn't changed in hundreds of years, iron, concrete or both, heavy, but not too heavy for a turtle, what is it?
A: Manhole cover!
Q: What is the only with only one, 23, North East
Q: The I can see where the north runs into the south, no visitors, drenched in sun, just outside the boundary, **Its electric** Planes trains and automobiles, what is it?
A: The South Gate entrance of the Air Force Academy!
May 30th-June 3rd
Q: Dating back over 3,000 years, it goes by a couple names; head, shoulders, knees and toes, used to rely on good sportsmanship alone.
Q: It looks like it's still, but it's moving, conditions have to be perfect.....what could it be?
A: Laminar effect!
Q: Seems this gets little respect, people call it the wrong name, and will even leave it behind, what is it?
A: One Cent piece/coin
Q: More than 75,000 are made for America, Mostly. They are used by the dozens each time, exactly 108 every single time.
Q: Only 3% take the extra effort mostly due to environmental concerns, it's an investment in the future, and it offers flexibility, what is it?
Q: At least 35 Million Americans say would consider doing this, and over a quarter million already have, what is it?
A: Purchasing electric cars!
Q: At the heights we had about 405, now the average is less than 300, male and female, feathers, or fur, made of 3 main parts, so many varieties are available as well, what are they?
Q: We all have some and some have more than others, it's watched carefully, A!!! U!!! What is it?
Q: Though a handful are currently in the spotlight, there are well over 10,000, what are they?
Q: Some are old, some are new, some are kept, others just borrowed. Some of the great ones arrived in the 1800's, and the first major ones you could eat on and even drink from! What are they?
Q: They have been on the decline for decades, over 3% in just the past 7 years, They can be big or small, what are they?
A: Farms and Ranches!!
Q: It's the one, there are 2. but could be anything, and if you get picked, you could technically live here, what is it?
A: Air Force One!!
Q: At the beginning of the depression, this current billion dollar product cost a penny, what is it?
A: The Reeses Peanut Butter Cup!
Q: Doing this is as good for you as 150 minutes of gardening per week, what is it?
Q: Mondays are the best, Fridays are the worst to do this, what is it?
A: Buy gas!
Q: Much faster than a speeding bullet, Its out of this world! Wwhat is it?
A: The International Space Station!
Q: Though it has changed, it is still one of the most admired in the forest. What is it?
A: Pikes Peak!
Q: The 27th was the 1st, so far 39th and 45th have not done this.
A: Throw out the ceremonial first pitch of baseballs opening day!
Q: It's a worldwide fad and since the 80's its gone from rare to mainstream, it can actually be worse than better, what is it?
A: Veggie Burgers!
Q: He helped us see it, he helped us reach it, who was he?
A: Ben Franklin
Q: Before anyone can play, its gotta be cold. a dozen or more but can be split in half, what is it?
A: Hockey Pucks!
Q: They are everywhere, but we only see them when we are in a hurry and are only where you need them least. Now go back where you came from!
Q: Known for them, scared of them.
A: Walt Disney
Q: Not set in stone, today it takes half a billion.
Q: Millennials will spend almost 15% more for this upgrade, they may even taste better, what is it?
A: Organic foods!
Q: Whats the little gold thing that comes from a magical place, 2012 to the bell? You got your standards and your exotics. Even a late night legend has supported them, but just so you know, they are for the bold. What am I?
Q: Inspired by soldiers and around for nearly 80 years. What are they?
Q: What have people been thinking about since the 1700's but it just started to become a daily obsession for many people around 2013? You have to take them to count them, What are they?
Feb 25th-March 1st
Q: It can inform, warm or make you sneeze, made in USA since 1901, 4 things, 1 name, spell it different, could be a person.paper white, what is it?
Q: You probably have about 7 of these, some people say you should freeze them. What are they?
Q: Many many years ago, it was invented with a single strike. Feathers, shells, wood, plastic even rubber. If you're lucky, you might catch one. What is it?
A: Guitar pick
Q: Jupiter and Venus are all part of this! What is it?
Q: Could be 1 or a dozen or more, there are many ways to do this, what is it?
Q: In 2018, millions of people wanted to know how to do this. it's often a relief. there's a song about it! Really people, the singers name goes right along with it! What is it?
Q: It's not clear but seems to be cut and dry. 133 times this has happened, it seems a bit repetitive. What is it?
A: Groundhog Day!
Jan 26th-Jan 31st
Q: Billions of these are expelled each month, there are hundreds if not thousands of different kinds, ABC.
A: Sticks of gum!
Q: Under or above, hard and soft, slowpoke! What are they?
Q: Your fingers have them, but your toes do not.
A: Recently on a decline, now more and more people are finding time to do this and it has its own language and it started in the 1400's, four, what is it?
Q: Women have traditionally dominated at this, but men are taking over, what is it?
Q: Their payload can help make a bang or provide goodness, not the major league kind. what is it?
Q: could be 8 feet, but stats off small, starts off light, also black and white.
A: Polar Bear
Q: First created by neanderthals and still enjoyed today. Today the options seem endless. Some pursue higher education, to others it just comes naturally. What is it?
Q: If you draw a dragon on a piece of paper, where is the dragon?
A: The Piece of paper!
Q: They both appear to do the same thing but in very different ways
A: The sun and the moon!
Q: Red, white, blue and prickly. Also has 4 stages.
Q: First mandated in the early 1970's, this will slow you down to help us all out. What was it?
A: Airport security!
Q: Thousands of kinds, mostly on trees and shrubs, its really just a parasite, what is it?
Q: 125 years ago, this was unveiled to the country for the first time. The address is well known, What was it?
A: The White house Christmas Tree!
Q: It floats, its also magic, many call dibs on it but one couple is most in charge. What is it?
A: The North Pole!
Q: You have one and probably don't know it! Most people take what they get! (Sort of a right of passage) and there are many varieties, if you don't figure this out, it will DRIVE you nuts!
A: License Plate Number!
Q: There's bad ones, good ones and the ones on top. Its usually black and white, not grey and its hard to break. What is it?
Q: A couple of different names, about 120 years old and it took an animal to get it going. You guessed the color yesterday! What is it!
A: School bus!
Q: No matter how fast you go, this doesn't change. A and B. What is it?
Q: Its one of lives simple pleasures that anyone can enjoy but we only do it 15 times a year on average.
A: Change the bed sheets!
Q: This time of year, its #1. It can be a style, method of preparation or a dance. What is it?
A: Mashed Potatoes!
Q: You have many of these, most go up, some down, a few sideways, they're always around. What are they?
Q: One knight, a king and queen went out, later that evening, the king and queen came back. Who was missing?
A: The Knight!
Q: Colorado Springs recently ranked #3 best cities for Veterans, but Colorado also ranked #2 for this. This is the Rocky Mountains. Gravity. You have to look at it A LOT! This didn't happen until after 2000. What is it?
A: Broken cell phone screen!
Q: From as little as .50 to a couple of hundred, it still needs billions of pounds, it takes a lot of science and just makes scents, it can be gone quickly, what is it?
A: A Candle!
Oct 30th-Nov 1
Q: This was first invented in the 1800's, they are still improving them today and they can save you money! What are they?
A: Solar Panels!
Q: There are lots of things to do at the place with 1292. Its suspenseful!
A: The Royal Gorge Bridge!
Q: It will get you about 30 to 50 but 18 for sure, mostly for fun and games, sometimes for work. What is it?
A: A Golf Cart!
Q: There's a short supply, but its everywhere. What is it?
Q: Required until the 1980's, they are not always found where you would expect them. What are they?
Q: They are not recommended, but people use millions of them anyway, what are they?
Q: There are 156 reasons why not to do this.
A: Pikes Peak hill climb, 156 turns.
Q: Some stand on their own, other's wont; and most people are proud to fill it up. What is it?
A: Ice Cream Cone
Q: Normally found in large groups, you can feel it but you can't touch it. What is it?
A: Music note
Q: Most people have one or two, but might have to borrow one to use one. Increasing one thing, decreasing another. Cool it down or blow it up. What is it?
A: a Compressor
Q: Undercover, this man helped to tame a giant.
A: Minuteman Missile
Q: Constructed in the early 1900's, less than 20 people have used it to "Get around", If you have the chance to visit, you'll unlikely get cornered, what is it?
A: The Oval Office!
Q: We lose half a billion of these annually, in fact there are well over 30,000 of these places worldwide to lose them, what are they?
A: Golf Balls!
Q: They don't get the same choices but they have more options and they aren't all human and they all have ID, no one really wants to be one either, who are they?
A: Hospital patients!
Q: There are lots of spin-offs of this North American native, it sprouts up around this time of year. what is it?
A: Pumpkin Pie!
Q: They are both fast and can make each other and both can lead the way, what are they?
A: Light and Electricity
Q: At the same time the United States was founded, 3 different farm animals were the first to try this invention. What is it?
A: Hot Air Balloon
Q: 75 Million of these are processed daily and of the many steps, seeing the light is most important. We all contribute to it daily. What are they?
A: Waste Water
Q: It's the first of 118, what is it?
A: Hydrogen (Periodic table)
August 21st-24th KIDS QUESTION
Q: Springy little robot that eats, it belongs to the TTA, who is it?
A: Merc (from Miles from Tomorrow Land)
Q: He told him about it time and time again. A little reminder, the real person passed away in 1993 and was a fictional character. who is he?
Q: More women than men have done this, nearly 20% of all Americans have done this in fact, and like a snowflake, 2 are never exactly the same. What is it?
A: Get a tattoo!
Q: You and I are in charge of this, what is it?
A: Our attitude!
Wherever they are, they are not directional challenged, but hayyyy, its your mooooove. What are they?
A: Cows grazing!
Q: No matter where we go, where we've been, where we live, we have all been down this highway. There are no traffic lights or road signs. Folk and even country singers know this highway well. What is it?
A: The highway of regret
Q: Founded in the late 1950's, They have been sold out since 1970, what is it?
A: Denver Broncos
Q: Nearly 40 years ago, 3 simple letters launched a multi billion dollar industry, what is it?
Q: 162 is the magic number, its also the maximum, they are also about 1/4 million less than the average. What is it?
A: Tiny Houses
Q: In the 90's this was initially more popular with women, soon a version for the fellas was released, recently it has made a bit of a resurgence in select locations. what was it?
This mistake puts most people in a great mood, what is it?
A: Finding money in your pocket
Q: Its on the rise and some say it may change things as much as the microwave. They have even created a space to do it and requires you to think ahead. What is it?
Q: Men get blamed, but women have them too.
A: Mid-Life Crisis
Q: First introduced to the American marketplace in the early 1930's, the use is now nearly 1/4 trillion annually, they are also the most valuable item in an unlikely place. What are they?
A; Aluminum Cans
Q: Over 40% of people do this when they are angry. What is it?
A: Eat Ice Cream
Q: They are portable to explore but they can also be used for storage. When you see them, it's usually from far away. They help you get where you need to go. With a staff of at least 100, their job is to PUMP YOU UP! What are they?
A: Oil Rig/ Platform
Q: Since the 1920s one has led to the other and only in Colorado
A: The Girl Of The West
Q: Of all the different ones, they get you in easy. They are the ones that started it all. Who are they?
A: Ford - (key-less entry pad on drivers door)
Q; 1 out of every 2 workers have done this. What is it?
A: Sleep on the job
Q: You lose about 50% of these almost immediately and they happen in stages. What are they?
June 21st -26th
Q: These are oval or circle and they have no top. Some are dormant, some are very active even today. The old ones WOOD, some are stoned. People go there to get away. What are they?
Q: In the 1st century, The Roman Empire was first introduced to these. The USA is second only to Iran in production of these. What are they?
Q: Billions of these are discarded almost immediately. Many are the same size yet its identity changes often. They have been around since the 17th century but some say since the 15th century. You have to buy your own but people will give you theirs for free. What are they?
A: Business Cards
Q: You pay a lot for a little
Q: Tool that many don't have and many who do, don't know it. It is the modern day bottle opener. It is used in wet or hot conditions. Its focused. It really gets to the point. What is it?
A: Window Punch/Breaker
Q: My name is Native American and I'm usually not under a lot of pressure. I also have scales and everyone tries to keep an EYE on me. What am I?
Q: They can really get down but they can also really cruise, what are they?
Q: He used to take on enterprising adventures, now he can walk with you on the beach, who is he?
A: William Shatner
Q: 7 in 10 Millennial's would do this if their employer allowed, What is it?
A: Take a day off to care for an animal or pet
Q: Most have 7, some have 11, a few with 22, what are they?
May 11- 15
Q: Once a natural thing, now more boisterous and incessant. What is it?
May 4 - 5, 2018
Q: You may feel it before you see it?
A: Paper Cut
April 30 - May 3, 2018
Q: It's not the only one, but it's the only one with one. What is it?
A: Maine (only state with one syllable)
April 27, 2018
Q: They are surprisingly helpful nuisance, what are they?
April 24-26, 2018
Q: They are sticky or dangerous, but not usually both, what are they?
A: Bear Claws
April 23, 2018
Q: Tools, tastes, and tones. What is it?
April 19-20, 2018
Q: In both cases, they're at the end. What is it?
A: An appendix
April 18, 2018
Q: It's like an oily preserve. What is it?
A: Petroleum jelly
April 13, 2018
Q: It's edible, except the green kind. What is it?
April 12, 2018
Q: It's just what it sounds like. What is it?
April 9-11, 2018
Q: No one's ever seen it, but we know what color it is. What is it?
A: The Golden Rule
April 5, 2018
Q: I might be a Teddy Bear, but I'm not stuffed. What am I?
A: A hamster
April 4, 2018
Q: You hear it because of its hard tongue. What is it?
A: A bell