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Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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You can't see this rebus riddle

It is a rebus, fine But also a riddle It must be a sign Spoken but seen a little
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I can break you. What am I?

I can break you, Or take you, And captivate you forever. I strike you, In moments where you’re weak. I strike you so that Forget me you will never. This arrow ...
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Fiction Book Who Am I? #4 (Guess the book too!)

Oh no.... I stumbled upon another of these, and it asks for the person AND where the story left off! But I suppose I have to give it to you... When I was the spry age of eight, My house, or shop, ...
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A Sequel: A Test or an ABC?

A Sequel for A Masterpiece: A mirror or an ABC? , thanks for all your support for that puzzle, and hope you like this! In a science quiz you scratched your head, For it was a puzzle nowhere it ...
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My drunken formula?

I know that today is an important day, but I can't remember why... All I have in my possession is this formula I wrote last night in my drunken stupor: You go here: $$B = 25 + \biggl(\frac{O}{...
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Part pokemon am I

Part pokemon am I, or perhaps two, But not to belie, what I think of you. I’m often confused, with low ‘r camping Or expressly used, when overbar adding. What am I? Hint 1 ...
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Time to Settle Down!

Lots of puzzles on this site take some time to solve. Nothing wrong with that, but I'll try to introduce a short puzzle every now and then :) Gold is my meal; Silver, I free; My colour reveals ...
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What is wrong with my poem?

Poetry seemed too difficult this time Tough... I couldn't find many rhymes Ideas... just words, a literary crime. This poem doesn't feel right - what exactly is wrong with it? CLUE 1 CLUE 2
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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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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?
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My body leaves; my core can stay

My body leaves; my core can stay, Where I shall breathe another way. The route of south I always linger. My arms have arms; my ring no finger. What am I?
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Riddle Requiring Magical Knowledge

This may be too tricky (it requires specialized knowledge) or have multiple answers, but I'll try to make it specific: My name sets afire confusion and ire. With creatures acquired, battles ...
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Hello, Goodbye, Adios, Aloha

I say hello, I say goodbye One moment I'm low, the next I am high I can make you see something you did not see The invisible can be seen through me. What am I?
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You are almost there

I am, in a way, half of eight but not four - not that straight. I am, in a way, half of infinite my location is always definite. I can mean not only not positive for a logician but also almost or ...
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Tricky T Tribute (or: Humble H Homage)

I made up a bunch of riddles over the weekend and wrote them on a stack of cards. Unfortunately, I dropped the stack outdoors. The cards blew everywhere and one of the riddles is missing. Can you ...
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A Perfect Polish

I slide with a rustle Of needles that hang, To glide in the tunnel And scrape every fang. I spread with a slither Of slime and a slew, To shred and to wither The gold from the chew. What ...
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Five Times Four is Five In All

A Quantity you always see. Facepalm, and "Oh it's me!" Not seen in combs, but sometimes in balls, "Goal! Hi me" from far he calls. If I were an "Mmm", then I'd be with a Finnish wire, I may be ...
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A Heroic Riley Riddle Rises

Riddle me this: My prefix, discovered ahead. My suffix had started instead. My infix may point with a role. I am cloaked by a joint super soul. For example, a vampire flies one. He is ...
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Oh, one short ode of love

I'm to grow in mind If now onto learning; And to show understanding, We cannot be blind. Where is the heart? :) Inspired by this (thanks @Bass!)
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Your magic is very sketchy

Your magic is very sketchy... When I'm put under pressure my insides fall out The lower I fall the darker my snout I own a magic hat that makes things disappear As I shed my skin, ...
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On watercrafts I was on board. What am I?

A part of me's mechanical. The other is electrical. I'm named after an ancient word. On watercrafts I was on board. - My weaknesses helped to kill some men. Thus I am remembered now and then. ...
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Modern Day Chaucer

If you lok, you will fid: There's an empty place Whee the laws of the wld are cmpletely disgraced. {2} In th spring, in this and, the hunting dries out; And y midsummer's day Hunter's nowhere abou. ...
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The Staircase of Paint

I am a staircase, covered in paint. Each step taken gives knowledge, new and quaint. I used to be more of a ramp type shape, But progress was slow, like rewinding a tape. My new ...
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Riley Riddle - Fork, Mountain, London, Cancer

My prefix, is not very good My infix, a bird not in wood My suffix, might be the answer Fork, Mountain, London, Cancer
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A seasonal riddle

After spring, I’m a hiker’s delight. In the summer, I help children play. Before fall, I will tumble with might. And come winter, I’ll sleep in all day. What am I?
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Dropping this riddle here

Used in bluegrass, no woodwind, no brass; but have some class, don't rhyme me with gas. Anglers I face, in ocean's embrace; but in this case, don't rhyme me with space. Who or what ...
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Start with a table

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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The Sword of Comfort

I sit in your cubicle every day, Making you comfortable in my own way. You could say I'm sort of a sword in one sense; My job is to make one area light and another dense. I can't ...
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A warning to the wise - What am I?

I begin with deception in the way that I act Then grow in obsession with only the facts. I sometimes yell loudly and sometimes I whisper Some things may confound me but don't let me wither For ...
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Look through the portal of every day

Look through the portal of every day, It shows you the world in a different way. Darkened or dyed, or simply crystal clear, Just keep your fingers off or you might leave a smear. Two arms does ...
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What is the magic ball of every day?

Part of the everyday object series Look at this magic ball of every day! Knock it too hard and it runs away. Heat it up to stop its run in its track, But once it turned firm there's no going ...
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What is this diamond of every day?

Part of the everyday object series You are the diamond of every day, but in leaky containers you're stored away. You slumber 'neath mountains, float in the sea, Too much of you kills, too ...
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Locked Away- What am I?

A sewer cover is my cousin, we share many traits People who have me, often lock me away I am two-faced but bare only one People do anything to get me, sometimes using a gun I have ...
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It was often searched for. What is it?

Maybe it's wooden. Maybe it's golden. It could be made out of greenish glass. Most likely it has not that much mass. - Some think it is already found, Most think it could still be somewhere ...
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Giving back to the PSE Community: Rebus Connect Wall

Here comes a rebus connect wall dedicated to the PSE Community. You'll soon see why ;) Steps: Solve the 16 rebuses! Group them into groups of 4! You're done! Disclaimer: If anyone find this ...
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I am the light that shines in the dark

First go at writing a riddle, here goes: I am the light that shines in the dark Sometimes I've a friend to whom you should hark There's no match for me, I'm buzzing with energy If you ...
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I can't die. Who am I?

I meet many people. I treat them equal. I can harvest grain the middle age way. I always go on, I never stay. I can't die. Some believe I can fly. Most people don't like me. And thus try to ...
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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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Just another “What am I” poem

Here's a little poem; try to guess "what I am." I accept every answer as long as the explanation is satisfying. You can't touch me as you like I can be a cushion for your mind But too often I'm a ...
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You can't win without clues

In year 2008 some people got interested in that story, can you tell me exactly what it is about ? 1974, something happened on day 228, An animal is holding, full of hate, A wooden device on ...
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Land of the Deep but not Profound

In the land of the deep, but not profound, We just might see a deer. You shouldn't make a single sound, And must respect their seer. The people there are very odd, and have strange tastes. They do ...
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You'll find me clean when something is full

You'll find me clean when something is full, But mix me up and I'll brighten a room looking dull. Down a size, I'm one you'd never hire, But shuffled again and I'm shared 'round a fire. ...
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We are very unlucky in my court

Just made this up for the riddle whiteboard at work; but I reckon you guys will crack it immediately. We are very unlucky in my court, But with rival groups, we play sport. There are 3 other ...
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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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How many hourglasses can the madman find?

A madman went into the room of time, To find his great wit and line; To his dismay he swallowed some wine, And now he can only count nine. Clearly nine cannot be right, For this has some sides of ...
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Where on Earth have I flown?

I traveled to, and fro, and afar And arrived at my starting point, I stood facing north in the midst of the sea The farthest from any shore's viewpoint. I took a full turn and headed that way From ...
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What happened to the boat?

A man wandered around on a boat, And fell through a hole in the hull; He was gobbled up by a shark, And then by a flock of seagulls. Three days later the man's ghost came back, To haunt the boat with ...
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What is next in the number sequence?

Two and two is four, But three and three is nine; Four and four is eighty, But five and five is none. What is the next line in the sequence?
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What 2 things did the man NOT eat for breakfast?

A man awoke hungry, so hungry He opened his fridge, so hungry He ate all that was in it, so hungry He went to the store, so hungry. He bought all there was, and ate it, Every type of food, he ate it; ...
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What am I? (solve this riddle)

In turn of a century, sensory is its admission. With a turn of it's face, A place with no embrace. I might entail of it nature, Would it just taper? If in its place Is a brace, ...