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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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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 ...
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In Constant Sorrow

I've decided to tell another story, though this one already exists. I'll give an overview and you'll have to tell me what story I am telling. Digging for punishment, our story begins; a story about,...
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Ready every count until raspy seers inure oaths noble

Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #38: Reusing Information 1 I'm hoping this fits into this. Right is a just cause, or a just cause is right. Every day should be happy, or happiness should ...
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Bounteous Beauty (A Haiku)

Since my riddles typically rhyme, I wanted to try my hand at another form of poetry. I hope you enjoy. Strong scents give me life Pleasing to the eye, I give Each day a fresh breath ...
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A Wonder Untold is Bright and Bold

I have been sick lately and haven't written a riddle in probably a week or longer. I came up with a riddle this morning while adding more detail to the acrostic tag wiki (though the edit still needs ...
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One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall. Riley Riddle

Of every generation, the first is always the best. Prefix will help your station, given free without jest. The infix is a hoot, you'll be thrown for a loop. It's what you did with fruit, you'...
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This is for Duck (Original Version)

Well, the first riddle seemed too easy; I knew for a fact that batsman's zero was going to be a dead give away. I had originally written the riddle a different way, and in-fact would like to share it ...
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The Web of Puzzles

Looking for an exit? You won't escape that easily, Overwhelmed with hexes, I'll make you shift uneasily, So many questions, but so little time, Too few suggestions, forbidden to climb. ...
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A Riddle of Riddles

As the title states, I have decided to make another quite involved riddle, and though I should probably get away from acrostics for a while (more users are noticing them in my puzzles), I just couldn'...
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A Calm Before The Storm

Since my last couple riddles were in the difficult realm, I figured I would write some simpler riddles for a while. This one is inspired by my new project at home (which ironically is proving more ...
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A Maze of Sorts

With my last riddle seeming to be a rather difficult one to solve, I figured I would write a new one. I was inspired by another riddle here on Puzzling by Hugh Meyers. Though this one is not as good ...
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Enter the Vermillion

I have a new riddle for everyone here at Puzzling.SE, and I believe it's a safe bet to say it will be difficult to solve. My suffix is my prefix, defined for both as well; My infix has one ...