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Questions tagged [rhyme]

A problem or riddle written in rhyme for an artistic twist.

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Alone, I am a group of three

Alone, I am a group of three. When the leader becomes the trailer then I just did me. Then reverse, turn back, I'm seven of twelve times two, The one that's last to first is drunk ...
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Who am I? A puzzle in parts

I am one of four brothers, we make a foundation in some way we are native to every nation if one is kind, the other is not if one is a little the other is a lot from what you give i will take only 1 ...
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Make sure you read the terms of this riddle!

The first part of my first part? You should already know. The last part of my first part, is men’s most common foe. The whole of my first part, weird as it might be, Is the lack of my first part’s ...
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A very silly riddle with bad rhymes

Don't judge too hard. It took me about a minute to make up these bad rhymes for a very silly riddle. It is really silly =) I'll try better next time. UPDATE I added a little hint to the rhymes ...
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A peculiar creature

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Oh no, I just bought this shirt!

Spherical things into pockets are falling, riches in colourful arcs' ends calling, teatime and honey and flowers recalling, money to win in the middle, we're all in! Park my car into the ...
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Who am I? I rhymes with flow

My first puzzle! and also an entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet I am short but not in sorrow Yesterday I went but I still have tomorrow As long as people use me like a ...
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Yours will be the fifth

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The Painter in Chief

I go in through the doggy doorBut out through the cat flap.At times, I am cruel to the poorBut you'll never catch me in your traps.At other times I am kind to allAnd provide much needed relief.I am ...
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Ending with the first in two different ways

Presenting a different face To the outside rather than the inside place Who was it? It was me, not just me, but a little bit Speaking 'yes' as the conquistadors did during their days Ending with the ...
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One at a Time Riddle 001 by KrOmega (new try)

Inspired by One at a Time Riddle by Chrone Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet Start with a table at the left corner on the top Add another letter and to another corner ...
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Something Is Missing!

On Christmas Day my Uncle Paul To look at something came to call “...!” he shouted. That was all. For clues that’s not a lot, I know. Ive got a hunch you’ll guess it though. What was the ...
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Wikipedia Says So #3

Previous puzzles in series: #1, #2 A reference to the order to cite The works of those who write And star and edit And even more get credit! It's about the boring part of the night. Hint 1:...
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Caught splinging at work

Én, to, tre, shabam, go ahead an sprim that man! Kvin, ses, sep, setresk, saw him spling off on his desk! Nove, dez, onze, spling, not setresk is such a thing! Treize, quatorze, ...
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Called by human names, we always existed

We are like sinful dwarves, or wonders that glisten. One of us is there to listen. One of us is there to cook. Another, at night, is there to look. One is the leader to show the way. One does what is ...
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The thousand-year enigma

Three two and five versus one five and three twos, sellable merchandise made out of these clues, latter being northern the first's in the east, country's name one thousand years back at least. ...
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Wikipedia Says So #2

Previous puzzle of this kind: #1 A bird without wing, body, feet or tail, An invention am I who can effortlessly sail. I am unlike my lowly brothers who only deliver mail; Surging over the ...
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Was it a Bird I Heard?

I was taking a walk, trying hard to unwind but was suddenly startled by a swoosh! from behind This sound was soon followed by an "eek!" overhead but before I could see what it was, it had fled. I didn'...
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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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A Fossil of a Puzzle

Here's a poetic identification riddle for everybody. Good Luck! Type of a card, not for gifts or to play Or a root of a plant of a tea, in a way I have wings, I can fly, I'm a creature of ...
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An Eleven Letter Word

A single one, just to heat things up a bit: 1-2-3 is a tree I'd much prefer (to vulgar ash) 4 is actually fifth in line, the second of its kind, for me (but sixth for Cyril) 5-6-7 is 1-2-...
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Was it a cat I saw?

One night whilst walking beside the road I glimpsed something move, and so I slowed It must be a cat, to be so spry but it looked much redder to my eye It disappeared behind a tree What kind of ...
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A smart young driver

Picked up my brush, walked on the lawn with lively pace at crack of dawn. A smart young driver, headlamps on, some lucent colours I have drawn. How would you describe me? Hint: Hint #2:
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Riddle. Respond ASAP

Not all glitters are gold, or so they say. But I, I have a mind that seems to disagree. I will break down the world to pay. I will take up the mantle of belief. Matter or not, it’s a matter of thy. No ...
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Like a Pollock am I

Like a Pollock am IAlongside never, forever and reality I lieWith a small twist I am an excuseWithout said twist I am no useIf these clues make your answers fall shortA hint most deserved will aid ...
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What's it all fore?

Half a pence for my domain, On a face I can be found, Keep me and appear quite sane, Green and growing on the ground, Or in a basket with my friends, A block of wood behind, ...
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What is my family's name?

A noise vibrates through my ossicles, the hairs on my neck stand like bristles at the thought of nearby threat, my palms and forehead start to sweat But I'll stay calm, I am no fool I am able to ...
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Guess what I've been looking at all day

I'm part of life including you, A word of many meanings true, In rows and columns hundreds and tens, We're oft caged like so many hens. What are we?
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Riddle me this , Riddle me that

In my place time has stopped time may fly but I will never grow old I am used as evidence of the past people may mention me with pride or disgust I am not the one to blame, to what ...
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One for the older, nostalgic crowd

My big brother was bright, smooth and fat I'm just as bright, but slim and matte The how changed, why stayed the same To paint a picture time and time again What am I?
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Same word fills all the blanks (2)

As a follow up to Same word fills all the blanks The same word or its split versions (no anagrams) fills all the blanks in the stanza below. I've taken slight liberty with grammar. Poor old Andy ...
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I Learned a New Word Today

To start the day off, I went for a swim Then dug up a tuber with vigor and vim. I scored it as 10. It was proper and prim. A relative came. One clue: it's a him. A movie with guns, hats and ...
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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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A very simple seasonal riddle

In rivers as upon your plate, I hum a tune while you wait. A snakes tongue licks the devil's tail, Four times each thrust I will impale. What am I?
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I did my best to balance this riddle

If you want to start me, you've a long way to run. If you want to end me, you'll need an apparent pun. Seek my middle, and you'll find a tech holy grail, Though its inherent dangers would make many ...
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A relaxing glass of Shiraz

You see, I am that what makes you able. What I am is an element stable. Without me a name for oneself's lacking. I'm in fish, Thai, Shiraz and unpacking. You can try and guess what with ...
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Named after something you'd find in a harbour

A big book of words was brought forth to my north. A prominent Turkish-born priest to my east. A bad taste was left in French mouths to my south. Criminals are put to the test to my west. ...
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Who would cross the Bridge of Death / Must answer me / These questions three:

Oh, Holy Grail, thou art puny and small When compared to the treasure I want most of all. It can sometimes—not always—be found in receptacles. So read, mark my words. If need, use your spectacles. ...
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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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Good Little Monsters

Though I am small, hairy, and green (And once was quite scary, obscene!), Your wars can't defeat me. You now want to eat me! But don't let your friends intervene. Hint:
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A rodent cooking pasta

A fair-haired small rodent with cherubic gaze was cooking string pasta in Occidental ways. A Monegasque prince was the person who pays, metallic drugs brought each man to a haze. An evil ...
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I live in a spaceship

I live in a spaceship that travels so 快地, along with a doctor who I find 真帅的, my features are 美丽, my name rhymes with 内力, it's my job to fix if the engine goes 坏了. Who am I?
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Artificial folk with ovine dreams

Those artificial folk with ovine dreams, under attack by some fighting machines, there is no try, or whatever that means. What are we ? Icelandic suffix denoting one's kin, ...
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Better get Meta

To say it started with a kiss is quite misleading and remiss, and so these words I must retract, it's quite the opposite in fact. Take the answer now in mind and think of that beguiling line If it ...
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They told me I couldn't rhyme “burj”

An actor who danced to the time of my li', an ancient invention, a wizard with y, what most folk believe will come after you die. What am I? Arabian city with sky-scraping ...
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Nested riddles with triple-doubles

Appears on the ice under big heavy strain. Now, get off your high one, ride out to the plain. It's opposite base, or with battery, rain. What am I? It's two times what equals ...
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Bizarre genius detective

My first could be short for a well-meaning tyrant. The start of my last ends a widely-used food plant. Its end can be cookies or data migration. My talk with poor Yorick caused quite a sensation....
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Nested riddles with vegetarian bear

Some eating utensils of wood in a pair, ceramic and often expensive dishware, a cute black and white vegetarian bear. What am I? With office or novel; may lead to amen, ...