6
$\begingroup$

Big and chubby, I like to float
Lots of parasites are on my boat;
I feel a bit lonely, even my friends aren't fine
You see: we are now eight, but used to be nine;
More than tea I would rather drink milk
If you pay attention you'll see, it's all around me.

What am I?

$\endgroup$
2
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ Glad to see no one comes here commenting its actually flat not round =D $\endgroup$
    – Alex
    Apr 11, 2018 at 15:03
  • $\begingroup$ @Alex Well, now that you mention it... ;-) $\endgroup$
    – Phylyp
    Apr 11, 2018 at 16:37

1 Answer 1

5
$\begingroup$

You are :

Earth

Because :
Big and chubby, i like to float

It floats in space

lots of parasites are on my boat;

All life is a parasite of our planet

I feel a bit lonely, even my friends aren't fine
you see: we are now eight, but used to be nine;

Pluto is no longer a planet but a dwarf planet

More than tea i would rather drink milk
if you pay attention you'll see, it's all around me.

Solar system is within the Milky Way

$\endgroup$
5
  • $\begingroup$ well, that was quick $\endgroup$
    – Midori
    Apr 11, 2018 at 14:33
  • $\begingroup$ @Midori One of the verse was a huge hint :) But it is a nice riddle! $\endgroup$
    – Saeïdryl
    Apr 11, 2018 at 14:39
  • $\begingroup$ Was it the 9 -> 8 bit, @Saeïdryl ? Nice answer, btw. $\endgroup$
    – Phylyp
    Apr 11, 2018 at 14:40
  • $\begingroup$ @Saeïdryl yep, i've deleted it since you got the right answer! $\endgroup$
    – Midori
    Apr 11, 2018 at 14:46
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ @Midori I think you can wait some time before accepting my answer (like 24h to give a chance to everyone around... the globe), maybe someone will post a fitting or really funny answer too :) $\endgroup$
    – Saeïdryl
    Apr 11, 2018 at 14:51

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.