Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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Can you figure out my name?

I can be mad, I can be wrong, Both my lines are equally long, With out I cancel a mistake, With up I fake, I have a green opposite, And a hollow opponent when you see me in a game, Can you figure out ...
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So Familiar, Yet So Misunderstood

Anna says: You have those I ask for size Though not everything inside Completing the order of queue That's how I acquire you Alex says: Number of queues I cannot count Joined to pose you, a new ...
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Riding in the mountains, swimming in the seas

Riding in the mountains, swimming in the seas, traveling to the farlands, yet staying home and eating cheese. Could it be a mouse, or could it be rat? Perhaps we'll never know, or perhaps you'll find ...
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Once, twice, thrice - fantasy story time

I found a puzzle on the web that has very scarce information and not many clues and I have no idea how to approach it. The original content reads like this: Let's get that tadpole out of your brain, ...
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How many dogs of Oxford are there?

The dogs of Oxford, I declare: Numbered one third of a square. If one quarter left to roam, Just a cube would stay at home. What is the smallest possible number of dogs in Oxford? This is a ...
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A short and neat little riddle

I'm the sharpest blade, dripped in blood Laughter I reaped, and suffering I brought I'm wielded by the devil in his hall of marble, who's weeping amidst a pile of rubble What am I?
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On Glance You Should Not Lean

A riddle in rhyme, that's missing a line. Dare think what it may seem? Your sample is extreme? On glance you should not lean! _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ - _ _ _ - _ _ _ _! How is the rhyme ...
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Rubio's weird E-mail

So I woke up this morning to find a most peculiar e-mail from Rubio. It went like this: ...
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This poem is titled Ζ-Gap

The answer is a two-digit number. Do whatever you want to play Solution is one step away Mine for alien harmony Take some notes you want to declare Regions you were so unaware Fundamental is always ...
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Let's hear it once again

If points were meals on Stack Exchange, You'd do this, though it be strange. It's in French when you're all viewing, Too much boredom will be its undoing. To check what you see, if you find me: Pisan ...
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Crack Me 01 - Crypto Riddle

This is the encrypted message: xy}v"|y#xu|$|&a+&y}vsa*pppp*fprppp"prpp"upppzpqppp*"vptp|at~!*+p)~yr%"&t"&y}vsa* This is a riddle in parts, follow ...
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Unstoppable force

I'll start to count while you solve this problem, and just relax here at the top of my column. Everywhere I go I let out a good whistle, but don't mess with me cause I carry a pistol. Typically ...
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Who/What am I? A riddle poem of satire

I'm gigantic and pedantic, I come in many parts. Some see me as rigorous, but I'm unspokenly ridiculous. I like to guess and play, when it's my turn to say. I'm power-law distributed, not all ...
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Round and Round (the World)

This is part 17 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Deаr Puzzling, Today’s puzzle is a circular crossword with overlapping answers. Answers in all ...
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An Ode to Scary Ginkgo von Barry

What follows is a riddle and query: An ode to my cat Ginkgo von Barry. My sweet little cat the neighbors find scary. The mailman’s so scared, he will always tear, and then he turns blue, ...
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It grows in summer beams

The answer is not hard. Just a missing word in the space at the end. In the end, it's what kills you. But before, it's what fills you. Picks you up, and lets you down. Fills your cup, and makes you ...
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Some say I'm part of the solution

My prefix has won the fights My infix marks the start of flights My suffix you can almost solve My whole makes friendly rubber revolve What am I? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4:
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A classic rhyming riddle

I give fives, but sometimes twos, If you've got two and seven, you'll probably lose. If you bring me nothing, you won't be allowed in, you'll leave with nothing if you don't win. You want to get them ...
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A Riley limerick

A Riley limerick: My prefix is somewhere you’ve been My suffix was worshipped back when My middle you’ll find Is deep in your mind Together I show where you’ve been What am I?
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German flour inside a sack

German flour inside a sack, I say, in poles‌, I can crack. What am I?
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A Brief Introduction

I'm certainly not the best in the room but I do what I can and results are good. I'm never around for too long in the end, wouldn't stop for a minute to breathe, if I could. My color is silver, my ...
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Treasure hunt 'round the world! (clue 1)

If you're interested in starting the treasure hunt from the very beginning, check out the prologue! After mailing in the correct question to the given answer in the preliminary test, it took only a ...
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The Tale of Two Teams

A proverb and a myth, I will tell you a tale of two teams. I saw them last night in my dreams. The one team was sleeker, but started much weaker, The other was strong from the start. Yes, the other ...
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Who is the king?

High king on high throne lost his favorite son, watched him fading for days 'til he was finally gone. Crestfallen and desperate, a million tears he cried as he lamented his passing, and wore black ...
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A Two Part Puzzle

Part of me is injured, but there is no drop of blood. The other part is mushy, but there is no sign of mud This is my new address, because I belong here. Place I came from, now no one lives there You ...
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If you give me, you may be forsaken

I can be given and taken. When given, the giver is often forsaken. I come in a garden variety and more, but cannot be bought at your typical store. When you can take me, you may well rejoice, or ...
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My Life Story- What Am I?

Here's my life recap, just for fun- I was a gangster at age one! Hesitation soon surrounded me And I was disgusting by age three. I got between the rarest in the crust And by five became anything I ...
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The answer is in front of you

I'm myself most of the time, but a third I am not I'll trick you, my boy, like an insect you caught I start, I end, but I'm not in my middle I'm here right now, all throughout this riddle Who am I?
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My Final Song to Riley

Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #38: Reusing Information 1 This will also be my final Riley Riddle for a week or two because it is arriving near the end of the term and school is expecting ...
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In the Spotlight

I'm two words long and have one "u". I love to move around. I'm very much invisible, Even when I am found. I'm almost always in the light, So rarely in the dark. And even if I'm in your yard,...
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Enthusiastic Expression (in Blue)

Pardon the bad poetry, but who am I thinking of? Uncle Sam took a journey to France, Sky-high wisps for to move with his feet, And to feel a particular emotion, A feeling so down-low and sweet. He'd ...
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An ever-changing riddle

To find me, you must first find my pairs, A swarm of creatures, skittering inside walls, Torturing the old way, sometimes using a chair, A powerful figure, there until its empire falls, Or some ...
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A most important riddle

I can burn, I can attack, I can ache, I can break, Add my head, you might find me in a shack, Move my head, you can go on a long trek. I can stop, I can eclipse, I can throb, or be warming, Remove my ...
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You can make me sink, yet I have no weight. / You can make me wave, but you might regret

You can make me sink, yet I have no weight. You can make me wave, but you might regret. Give me a bird, and I become a non-believer. Give me to a sea, and I won't help you prosper. What am I?
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Strange, Scary Creatures

In a land not far away, There live some scary creatures. I'm terrified to see them, Having heard about their features. They have no left, or even right, Or even front or back. They're dedicated ...
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A nice riley, hopefully is fun

Within these lines is a puzzle I've made. With cunning and wit, can you guess my trade? Inside the tome of the element's power, One minute per side, you'll read for an hour. A single number of the ...
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Overlap Deluxe!

My prefix used to levitate a ball When he was just a lowly youth, and small. His friends are not con, but surely quite pro. He's rarely an object, just so you know. My infix will happily take your ...
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My prefix a trick

My prefix a trick, My suffix a tick. My infix heir to a throne, Overall, I am useless alone. What am I?
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I've Got You Surrounded!

I'm in your house, workplace, and more. Some say I improve the decor. To measure me, you measure twice, But four times to be more precise. My pet's known for its speed. My best friend's name is Matt. ...
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What Am I At 7?

At 1 I was born when my parents parted, And no folds were used. So that's how I started. At 2 I was famous since ages ago, But looked more like three and continued to grow. At 3 I was cover for a ...
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This Riley Riddle is No Big Deal

My prefix is a hearty meal, My suffix tells you what is real. My infix points to the ceil, I've a brain that needs to heal.
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Uphill, downhill, what am I?

I run uphill faster than downhill People don't touch me, that's chill I tend to destroy more than create But I can be used to make something great I am loud and I eat, but I have no mouth I travel ...
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No repeats were found

I am a word, but there only once, Maybe absurd, perhaps naming some dunce. Find how they call me, to get the prize, And solve this riddle, in one or two tries. What is being talked about? Hint: ...
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I can be quite bright but I'm never right. Can you guess who I am?

I can be quite bright but I'm never right. I support you in peace and protect you in fight. I'm seldom alone and when I am, there's no use. Even when you select me, another you choose. You never ask ...
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I never reached nine

When I was one, I hid my species. When I was two, I was still light. When I was three, I gained weight. When I was four, I was many. When I was five, I was a kitty. When I was six, I was a bigger cat. ...
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I Can Be Innovation - What Am I?

You use me, perhaps every day, while too much can lead to your dismay. I can be innovation, I can be a large blast. However, that won't last. You can see me when I am deadly, while I am invisible when ...
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Who killed Mr. Green, and Why?

One sun-shining day in London, Twelve people attended a party. They didn't know who was coming, But they hoped the time would be hearty. Four husbands and wives were attending, Each one of two boys ...
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Ola’s Journeys: Adventures in _____

Ah, hello. My friend Ola, well, she’s from UNESCO. ‘Ḅout her, there’s one thing you should know: Her favorite coloŗ, is simply yellow. She also likes lists. There’s not much that works that rhymes ...
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The Answer To Everything - What Am I?

While I can be the answer to everything and everyone, too much of me and your demise will be spun. I can make things strong, but transition is where I belong. I am not natural, as is the common plant, ...
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The Great Hat Magician

Welcome, welcome! What an audience we have here tonight, the great Puzzling SE, I came here with a small riddle, I hope you are all ready! Let me put my first hat, a hat with a fat belly, Now I am a ...

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