Questions tagged [acrostic]

A puzzle in which certain letters, e.g. of each word, line, or paragraph, form a meaningful word or words when put together.

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The soundtrack to my life; track four

I'm looking for a song, but I can't remember the words. I partially remember the lyrics to a few songs that played around it on my mixtape growing up, but that's about it. Can you help me? Gardens, ...
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Can you prove that 3 + 1 = 5?

It’s well known that three follows two on the number line. Since three is one less than four, adding one should equal four. However, the placement of three validates the fact that adding one makes it ...
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A simple relationship test

I've spent way too much time on the computer today; but, at least you get a puzzle out of it! Boast all you want, I'll even give you the answers... I won't remain in the dark without you. Nothing ...
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An everyday object... but it's a Really Obvious Problem Everyday

None of me and things might fall Things also can't move, as I recall Part of me, and you are me All of me, might determine your fate, After all, you would be under constraint I am a 4 letter word. ...
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A splash of Minecraft?

I was playing Minecraft the other day and came across a beautiful splash message. Subsequently, I was inspired to create a puzzle for it. Svir, look out below! Shorty's slang stays surprisingly stout....
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Let's build a tree together!

It's been a while since I've posted due to being incredibly busy at work, so I've got a short and sweet Riley for anyone interested. Look for the infix, odious indeed, Obscenities and evil, a hex, ...
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Oh no, not again

I wanted to say something, but I forget what it was. Can you help me? 10 - [A-z] (-2) 255 - #beginningfirst00 15 - Period. 0 - You forgot one. You forgot one. Since every beginning has an end, let's ...
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It's been a while hasn't it?

Why can't I say hello? Anyways, it's Emma! I know it's been a while, but I've been busy with work, and life, and I haven't had much free time lately. With that in mind though, I've got a new puzzle! ...
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Which country did my sister visit?

My sister is always talking about pilots. And her passengers. And planes in general. She's a flight attendant, see, and she is OBSESSED with all things aeronautical (always has been). On the rare ...
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Find the songs and the event

The ... below refer to songs. Find them, combine them and you get a famous event currently still ongoing. ... can make all this world seem right ... like you want me recognize your age it's a ... ... ...
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The answer is the same (tricky puzzle!)

Fill in the right words and the answer can be read across. Enjoy! Expensive Automatic Life Shrink Nadir Named Winter
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Patient No. 141

I have a rare disease and it is really dangerous. I need oxygen tanks supplying oxygen to me. It is like I rely on oxygen tanks more than water and food. I think that my path to cure takes ...
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See the Line Where the Sky Meets

Walking along the beach one day, I came across a glass bottle with a piece of parchment inside. I quickly opened the bottle and unfurled the scroll. On it the riddle below was written. i sail ...
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The Voice That Beckons

Lethargic apprentices nesting dreary offices Foraging puzzles intermittently generally suffices What is the one-word answer to the riddle above? HINT 1: HINT 2: HINT 3:
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Starring Samurais - Several Scribbled Short Stories

Flipping through my notebook, I found several stories I scribbled. What do they mean? First one Samurai nagging, "Elixir agent, typewriter iamb, ultraviolet emitters..." Second one ...
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Beware Little Red

With my iPhone on shuffle this afternoon I’ve once again drawn inspiration from music. As always I wish you all the best of luck and I hope you enjoy the puzzle. Guitar starts playing: Bm, Bm, G, F#...
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Aye - Bye - Gye -?

I've got a new puzzle for everyone; as always I hope you enjoy, and best of luck! I'm not sure where the best place to start this story is, so I suppose I'll start with tomorrow. You see, yesterday ...
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Piece de Resistance - Three Troublesome Toshes

Three - Troublesome Toshes This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five ... For the third time you removed the ...
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Who Can Help Retag This?

Gestures to stop Jacks' paving stones Oh! Tiny reformation chaos at data transmission Occasion (the first) to initiate moderator election Circular execution of queer joshes up with ...
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Bold, vivid family

I remember organising the colours of the rainbow in columns. In the way that I did, I could create the word RAINBOW from certain letters in each word, indicated by the columns they were each placed in....
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Time after time

It's been a while since my last visit to the Puzzling.SE community; I hope everyone has been doing well and that everyone has an exciting and happy new year! For those of you who are sitting at home ...
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Happy Holidays; here's a Riley!

It's been a while since I've posted a riddle of any kind, and I figure I'll post an easy one. As always, good luck to all of you and I hope you enjoy it! Oh, and happy holidays! Jasmin, or juniper, ...
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Where did my uncle go?

That damned uncle of mine! Running out without telling us has become too commonplace in our house. I did manage to find these two nonograms and a note this time though. "Fear not nephew! I am ...
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What is my number?

Been thinking about doing a puzzle like this for awhile. Hopefully this isn't too easy. gather the clues to figure it out answer my question, with no doubts begin at the start, work your ...
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What's my favorite Pokemon? (besides Raichu, of course)

It's about time I did a puzzle based off Pokemon. The answer will be the answer to the question posed (what's my favorite Pokemon besides Raichu). Hints will be added as needed. eto(0,90,21) | _ ...
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A strange message from space?

I was listening to AM radio (frequency 1480) the other day and an odd message came through in what seemed like an infinite loop. Drop 5. Echo 0. Negate 0. Split 4. Enter 1. A ...
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What is my favorite color?

Oh the sweet joys of favoritism! I have another puzzle for the community; as always good luck to you all, and I hope you enjoy it! Go to the bottom you'll see. Rounded but right there with me. ...
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Who cut the cheese?

StackOverflow is celebrating it's $10^{th}$ anniversary and thus created an article on meta about it. I decided to write a simple riddle in response to their post, and figured I would also share it ...
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How much do you know about the internet?

The Internet The internet is a marvelous invention. Did you know it was created by the government in the sixties, but made popular in the nineties? Today everyone uses it, and it is becoming an ...
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Do exactly what I tell you!

A short and simple one for the community while I work on the next big one! Do exactly what I tell you. Stop. Ask me if you see the moon. That, over there; pick it up. ...
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Welcome to the Cubic Zoo!

Welcome to the Cubic Zoo! Thank you for accepting our invitation to witness history in the making! My name is Amanda and I'll be your tour guide! Today marks a great achievement for the known world, ...
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A Double Teaset

In this riddle you are given hints to solve for two (or more) different words that have two (or more) homophones/homonyms, A.K.A teapots. These teapots also relate in some way. Your goal is to ...
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A New Simple Riley

I have created another Riley in my down time today and I hope it is neither too easy, nor hard. As always, good luck to all of you, and have fun! I see the prefix, a letter you seek; look to the ...
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Add Chocolate for Taste

Today I have another puzzle for the community. I will warn that some of the hints are obvious while others are not. You'll need a bit of lateral thinking to complete this one! I hope you all enjoy it; ...
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A Nefarious Riley

I was paying a visit to the WorldBuilding.SE site and found a post that was quite interesting. Now, I will link the post after an answer has been accepted for those who would like to go read it. As ...
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Another Perpetual Riley Riddle

As always, good luck to all of you! Very odd is the suffix, tis spelled the wrong way; a few letters missing, opposing day. After the prefix, the infix you'll find; if only, if only, you use ...
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Teapot Riddle no.23 (fan made)

Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...). You try to figure out the word with the conversation between the teapots Hint ...
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A Riley some Math and a Confusing Note

A Quick Note I am having a hard time picking a topic for my next story riddle and have decided to make a new puzzle. Today I have combined a multitude of puzzles into a single larger puzzle to make ...
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Another Perpetual Riley

Since the community appears to enjoy Riley riddles, I have another one for the community to solve. As always, good luck to you all! Witness the prefix, it looks similar to you; built with some ...
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A Place Where Fanatics Rule

I woke up. It was really hot, and the last thing I remembered was seeing the faces of my family in a white surrounding. Well, actually there was something before that. I remember seeing a weird symbol....
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Riley riddles galore!

My new riley riddle is different. Where my prefix is getting something from you, Here my suffix makes food last longer, You think my infix is on edge, Under thinking it is not what ...
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A Pirate's Life For Me!

A Quick Note If you've seen any of my recent Riley riddles, then you knew this was coming. I've been working on this one for a week, and it was honestly quite tough to figure out what I really wanted ...
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An Inquisitive Riley

I'm taking a quick break from my new story riddle, and I decided to craft another simple Riley for you guys. Good luck to all of you! Mix up the prefix, using quail equals bird; but don't move too ...
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A Riley from the Future

This is my last one for the day; I’ve been heavily focused on my story riddle and am coming up on the revision process so I’ve crafted another simple Riley for the community to give a glimpse of what ...
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A Riley by the Pool

Okay, so maybe my Riley riddles aren’t as simple as I portray them to be. Here’s another for the community. Good luck as always. Observe the prefix, you’ve already seen it; you all know it’s hidden;...
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A Simple but Odd Riley

I have another simple Riley riddle for the community here; good luck to you all! Stab at the infix, it’s hidden quite well; fall into aheap, but remove the shell. Test the prefix for taste, a ...
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A Rather Odd Who Am I?

Tried something new with this. Hopefully it pans out well. I don't expect it to be too difficult... Good Luck! So who am I? Riddling never I'm going Crazy to Kindly give ...
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A Riley Riddle For All

Here is another Riley riddle. Hope you all enjoy! Prefix of the word is a commonplace, where ales and good times set the pace. On to the infix, you and I can all do, think of eating ice cream ...
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A Short Simple Riley

Okay, okay; I've been enjoying writing my stories lately, but have hit a road block with my newest one. Thus, I created another easy Riley for you guys to solve! Take the prefix and circle the ...
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An eerie warning from the other side

I often enjoy hiking through the trails near my home, and I try to ensure I do so at least once a week. Yesterday, I decided to go for a hike, and as I wandered through a lesser known trail I stumbled ...