I pass right through you,
Make no mistake.
My identity, do
These questions make:

Perfect? You just hurt my head
Discomfited? I made the bed
Wanted? Little trouble overflows
Buried? Deliver the final blows

Who am I?

  • $\begingroup$ I like this riddle's style, but it's to difficult for me XD. A desrved upvote. $\endgroup$
    – Raz
    Jan 28, 2020 at 18:59

1 Answer 1


You are

A nail. It passes right through whatever it is hammered into.


Hit the nail on the head


A bed of nails is less than ideal


This is the "For want of a nail" proverb about problems escalating - neat clue, answer courtesy of Stiv


The final nail in the coffin

  • $\begingroup$ Looks good to me :) I think your missing one is the phrase about: rot13(Sbe jnag bs n anvy gur fubr jnf ybfg; sbe jnag bs n fubr gur ubefr jnf ybfg; naq sbe jnag bs n ubefr gur zna jnf ybfg) +1 $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Jan 28, 2020 at 20:07
  • $\begingroup$ @Stiv Correct; they're all rot13(vqvbzf). The answer needs a bit of improvement for 3/4 but otherwise it's totally correct. $\endgroup$
    – Avi
    Jan 28, 2020 at 20:08

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