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Inspired by this riddle

Three rings to rule them all,
Seven a side to battle.
Two distracted by a glint,
Trying to catch the tattle.

All are flying, holding on
But on a plane they're not.
Four balls are needed to play this game.
Can you tell me what?
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    $\begingroup$ I guess it's not a riddle if you just describe the game $\endgroup$
    – lois6b
    Oct 10, 2016 at 7:35

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The answer is:

Quidditch

because

Three rings to rule them all,

Three rings are the goalposts

Seven a side to battle.

Seven in each team

Two distracted by a glint,

The seekers

Trying to catch the tattle.

the golden snitch

All are flying, holding on

Flying on brooms

But on a plane they're not. Four balls are needed to play this game.

Quaffle, the golden snitch, and two bludgers

Can you tell me what?

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  • $\begingroup$ Haha, that easy, huh? $\endgroup$
    – halfmang
    Oct 10, 2016 at 7:26
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    $\begingroup$ yeah, too easy :/ $\endgroup$
    – lois6b
    Oct 10, 2016 at 7:32

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