Linked Questions

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A short, brutal riddle

Left alone, I'm a word with five letters. I'm honest and fair, I'll admit. Rearranged, I'm of no use to trains. Again, and I'm an overt place, warm and well lit. What am I?
390
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4answers
31k views

This is important. I need you to listen…

Look, you don't know me. We've never met. But, like I said, I need you to listen... I had the most disturbing dream the other night... Woke up in a cold sweat and couldn't get back to sleep. It wasn'...
193
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7answers
20k views

My prefix is food, my suffix is rude

I thought of this riddle myself. Feedback is appreciated. My prefix is food. My suffix is rude. My infix comes in rounds. I keep you off the ground. What am I?
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2answers
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Hearken, now, and listen close!

Hearken, now, and listen close; I have so much to tell. Now lend an ear and do your job; you surely will excel. To find my hidden message, gaze on every word herein. While skimming through it ...
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13answers
13k views

If you only have half of me, then I am of no use

People think a part of me is sticky, but I'm not. I do have a sticky friend though. I can create almost anything, but I'm not very creative. After I have done my thing, you can't tell ...
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9answers
14k views

A hunt for long forgotten treasure …but beware the pirate's curse!

I never really knew my uncle growing up. He seemed nice enough, but I got the sense from the distant, troubled look in his eyes that there was at least some truth to the rumours... Years before I was ...
102
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3answers
7k views

The brain-curdling eldritch horrors and the third dimension

We're in the year 2016 so it's finally time to take puzzles to the 3rd dimension! So let's see what those beautiful times bring us today: (click to enlarge) Everyone of you clever sods could as ...
98
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1answer
5k views

This party ends in tragedy (I planned it from the start, you see)

The DJ from Moscow was pumping out tunes. The house mostly bare but for furniture, strewn; A sofa for three and an armchair for one. The guests started piling in, looking for fun... 'Twas ...
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9answers
32k views

I am a computer’s nightmare, but a programmer’s best friend

I am a computer’s nightmare, but a programmer’s best friend. I am both the cause of a problem and the source of its resolution. What am I?
86
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4answers
14k views

It's my birthday today - how old am I turning?

It is my birthday today Last year I had 5 candles 4 were lit the last was not But today, I'll light them all How old am I turning today? HINT: I am not turning 5 today and...
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1answer
934 views

Wild Flash Graphics, Bro!

I've had many tricks played on me, but to my credit, I'm rarely so green anymore. I used to pack quite a punch, things even got spicy with a mom. I'll post a video greeting if and only if I'm in ...