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I am new here. I really like puzzles, riddles and logic thinking. So, as an introduction, I created a very easy riddle. Hope it is good enough for everyone. :D

Can someone help me what should I do with my children? They are really a unique bunch but no one likes to be with them.

My oldest child is very temperamental. He is always red with anger and likes to yell at other people.
My second child is quite the opposite of my eldest. She is not as loud and angry as my oldest, but she definitely likes to ignore everyone.
My third child likes to dance. I've gotta say he is one hell of a shaker.
My fourth child.. Hmm, what can I say? She just follows my third child all around.
My fifth child keeps on following her older sister (refering to the fourth child). Those three rarely split up.
My sixth child is really hot, I mean, literally hot. I guess his condition also affects his appetite as he doesn't like to eat.
And lastly, my seventh child, still a baby. Oh, how I wish he would stop crying. He has been crying ever since he was born.

It is saddening. It seems like everyone hates them. This is quite depressing for a parent.

Can you tell me who my children are?

I am not sure if this concept/theme already exists, so I apologize if there is already one like this. :)

Hint 1

What the parent says about them as a whole is relevant: "Everyone really hates them." Though the parent might be wrong on hate, maybe everyone is avoiding them for some other reason besides hate?

Hint 2

The only important order is 3rd-4th-5th child. Note that the parent only mentioned that these three rarely split up.

Hint 3

The theme doesn't require someone to be really scientific. It is a common theme, maybe check out the news? You might get some inspiration.

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    $\begingroup$ it seems like a valid riddle. Thanks for creating. $\endgroup$ – kanchirk Sep 28 '15 at 11:59
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    $\begingroup$ Not dwarfs, sins, roman numerals, wonders of the world, colors of the rainbow, days of the week, continents or planets - as far as I can tell. $\endgroup$ – Raystafarian Sep 29 '15 at 17:12
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    $\begingroup$ @Raystafarian The theme isn't any of those you mentioned. $\endgroup$ – Takeshi Sep 30 '15 at 3:49
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    $\begingroup$ I don't know why, I immediately though of this: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbapapa $\endgroup$ – Spacemonkey Sep 30 '15 at 15:25
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    $\begingroup$ I'm on to natural disasters or meteorological disasters. 3-4-5 can be tied with 3 being earthquake. And 6 is "hot and fast" wildfire or heat wave. I can't make it all work though. $\endgroup$ – Raystafarian Sep 30 '15 at 15:32
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Thought I'd post my comment as an answer given that Takeshi has confirmed some of it - though I'm still a little uncertain on a few.

My oldest child is very temperamental. He is always red with anger and likes to yell at other people.

  1. Volcanic Eruption (loud, spews red lava)

My second child is quite the opposite of my eldest. She is not as loud and angry as my oldest, but she definitely likes to ignore everyone.

  1. Blizzard (quiet and not many people are out in it; opposite of hot is cold)

My third child likes to dance. I've gotta say he is one hell of a shaker.

  1. Earthquake (shake shake shake)

My fourth child.. Hmm, what can I say? She just follows my third child all around.

  1. Tsunami (follows earthquakes all around, even in rings)

My fifth child keeps on following her older sister (referring to the fourth child). Those three rarely split up.

  1. Flood (usually a result of a tsunami that hits land)

My sixth child is really hot, I mean, literally hot. I guess his condition also affects his appetite as he doesn't like to eat.

  1. Wildfire (hot and moves fast (to abstain from eating))

And lastly, my seventh child, still a baby. Oh, how I wish he would stop crying. He has been crying ever since he was born.

  1. Thunderstorms (usually raining, though sometimes in FL we go with just lightning and thunder)

And I would say the narrator is Mother Earth.

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  • $\begingroup$ Great job @Raystafarian! Though, a quick edit on 1 would be Volcanic Eruptions. My initial for 6 is drought (hot, dry and shortage of food) but wildfires can also work! $\endgroup$ – Takeshi Oct 1 '15 at 9:54
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Let me take the plunge, following @Raystafarian's idea

My oldest child is very temperamental. He is always red with anger and likes to yell at other people.

Sand storm. Yelling refers to the loud winds

My second child is quite the opposite of my eldest. She is not as loud and angry as my oldest, but she definitely likes to ignore everyone.

Blizzards. Quieter, but forcing people to stay at home

My third child likes to dance. I've gotta say he is one hell of a shaker.

Earth quake

My fourth child.. Hmm, what can I say? She just follows my third child all around.

Tsunami follows earthquake

My fifth child keeps on following her older sister (refering to the fourth child). Those three rarely split up.

Landslides also follow earthquakes

My sixth child is really hot, I mean, literally hot. I guess his condition also affects his appetite as he doesn't like to eat.

Heat waves, dries things out without consuming them

And lastly, my seventh child, still a baby. Oh, how I wish he would stop crying. He has been crying ever since he was born.

Flooding, from rainstorms.

For an over all theme of

Natural disasters.

I suspect that this is not right, but hopefully it will earn us a hint!

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  • $\begingroup$ That's exactly the theme! Though, for the eldest child, take note that he is always 'red' with anger. For the fifth child, notice that he/she follows the 4th child and not the 3rd child. The 6th child, I have a different answer, but yours makes sense and it still works. For the last child, the correct answer is (Rain/Thunder)storms. $\endgroup$ – Takeshi Oct 1 '15 at 5:56

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