I make billions,
I never spend less than $1000,
I'm a man in black,
I'm a force of nature,
I'm the original,
Audiences of all ages have seen me.

Who / what am I?

  • $\begingroup$ Bill Gates.....OR .....Microsoft ???? $\endgroup$
    – logo
    Commented Jun 25, 2019 at 21:55
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry not Bill Gates or Microsoft. I added the wordplay tag to this. When you see the answer I think it will make sense (hopefully). I didn't want to make it too easy so some of the lines are a bit vague on their own but make sense on the whole. If this is too hard I have hints in mind that will help. This is my first riddle, and I thought people would get it right away. We'll see how long it takes. $\endgroup$
    – JS1
    Commented Jun 25, 2019 at 22:09
  • $\begingroup$ Is it rot13(Jnyg Qvfarl)? $\endgroup$
    – Adam
    Commented Jun 25, 2019 at 22:15
  • $\begingroup$ @Adam No sorry. More wordplay, less literal. $\endgroup$
    – JS1
    Commented Jun 25, 2019 at 22:17
  • $\begingroup$ @JS1 Great riddle! Thanks for sharing! $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 26, 2019 at 14:43

1 Answer 1


Hopefully someone can finish this:

G=giga = affix for times 10^9
G=grand = 1000 dollars
G-man = government (FBI) agent
G=constant for the force of gravity
OG=original gangsta (slang term meaning "the original" or "old-school")
G=general audience viewing = movie rating

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    $\begingroup$ I think you've probably got it. I imagine "the original" is probably referring to (spoiler). $\endgroup$
    – Alconja
    Commented Jun 26, 2019 at 3:53
  • $\begingroup$ Wow, right after I saw the answer, I was thinking rot13(Vg'f BT!) Then looks down at comments $\endgroup$
    – Duck
    Commented Jun 26, 2019 at 5:14
  • $\begingroup$ God is the missing item in your answer. $\endgroup$
    – Overmind
    Commented Jun 26, 2019 at 12:34
  • $\begingroup$ @Overmind - I'm not aware of 'G' being used to mean God, but God is a missing item in all answers ;) $\endgroup$
    – amI
    Commented Jun 27, 2019 at 2:55
  • $\begingroup$ The missing answer is what Alconja and Duck guessed in the comments. $\endgroup$
    – JS1
    Commented Jun 27, 2019 at 4:15

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