Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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See me once, see me twice

A very short riddle just came to my mind, let's see if it can be cracked: see me once, food can usually be found see me twice, thundering typhoons all around hints are coming daily, if needed. ...
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See me once, see me twice #2

I had a lot of fun with my "see me once, see me twice" question, so I thought I'd make a series out of them. So here is the next riddle: see me once, the hammer falls. see me twice, the gamer ...
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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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I make billions (#3)

I make billions (#3) My products are quite edgy, But most have been a bust, I'm only one of many, Lord knows who we can trust, I'm not a politician, Yet I work with presidents, ...
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A hunt for long forgotten treasure …but beware the pirate's curse!

I never really knew my uncle growing up. He seemed nice enough, but I got the sense from the distant, troubled look in his eyes that there was at least some truth to the rumours... Years before I was ...
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How do you come up with a good classic rhyme riddle?

I'm asking about classic riddles as they appear in books and kids' literature, based on metaphors - not maths problems or tasks, or deceitful questions but just an old good-natured rhyme describing ...
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That's a story for another time

I'm a fan of nested puzzles, and especially puzzles that tell a story. I'm finding that I am quite good at them, so I'd like to post this one for the community. I wish you all the best of luck! ...
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Guess the object - What Am I Riddle (Part 3)

I'm lying down, with a dah-ditty-dah, in the middle of the end, I'd hang upside-down similarly with my friend, Were I to flip over, with a dah-ditty-dah, it'd be the middle of the day, Right way up I ...
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See me once, see me twice #3

You guys seem to like these riddles, so here you have another one: See me once, the winged creatures visiting. See me twice, small children's eyes glistening. See me four times, are you even ...
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I make billions (#4)

I make billions (#4) For years did a sharp little verse, Grow fast in our ears like a curse, A tune on TV, Did subconsciously, Cause all to spend much from their purse, Who / what am ...
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What prominent figure am I?

My namesakes are plentiful, though some antiquated: A company defunct and a system outdated. One unavoidable an honor shared by few just give it some time it will come into view. Two bearing my ...
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You dirty Mind - What am I?

I may sometimes be rather dry But you prefer moist and hot. The flesh is soft, you must apply Just the right touch, don't get caught. I must be pierced to bring you joy My smell is known and often ...
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See me once, you squeal with glee

See me once, you squeal with glee See me twice, a foul apple I see See me twice, do not pass go Hear me thrice, swing up the radio First hint: Second hint: Here are the previous ...
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Hearken, now, and listen close!

Hearken, now, and listen close; I have so much to tell. Now lend an ear and do your job; you surely will excel. To find my hidden message, gaze on every word herein. While skimming through it ...
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An ode to Puzzling

Good morning puzzlers, near and far, I am back again. I have another puzzle, so time to rack your brain. When last we met, you had a rest, for innovation's sake To good old Quantum ...
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Riddle… pray that this is the last one

Stop worshipping me! Away! you flea! I'll stomp you with my boots, You know I'll accept any substitutes, At first, I change you, Then I begin to arrange you, And finally I end your precious heartbeat! ...
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Tell me a story!

I've seen a lot of prefix-infix-suffix/Riley riddles lately on the site and have decided to write one myself; however, those of ...
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The Basalisk and the Boy of Fire

As promised in my last riddle, the story continues. For those who haven't read the riddle preceding this one, I heavily recommend you do. The door swung open, slamming the wall; our heroes burst ...
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The Boy of Fire: The Final Battle

Welcome to the final part to the Boy of Fire. If you haven't read the previous parts you should do so prior to beginning this one. I've decided to take a different approach with this one as I've ...
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The Boy of Fire: Into the Stronghold

When we last saw our heroes, they were resting after a long week in the Sea of Fire. They battled the great King of Serpents who despite his rage against the human race, assisted our heroes with a ...
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You may know me - Who am I?

Though I am just a man, You may be quite a fan. You may think I cannot die, You may have seen my taxi fly. Later I saved everyone, I'll make you cry, even the sun. Then suddenly I was dead, Don't ...
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Guess the object - What Am I Riddle (Part 2)

Having gotten accepted on part 1, here I go: Who am I? You'd like to know, so please just ask who's there, You might have a laugh on my account, I don't really care, If not it's still OK, that's ...
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Youth is, Inevitably, the Nature of Yielding Adulthood. Nurture it Greatly

Riddle me this: We are both black and white with two seeds, But they each can never be planted; Through our swirl, philosophy proceeds, But our balance is taken for granted. Our forces ...
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Discover the meaning of life!

You've trekked through jungle and tundra, across mountaintops and deserts, into giant caverns and beneath the ocean to find the person known as The Oracle. Finally, after all your hard work, you find ...
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The answer to this riddle is a number

I made this up myself a while back, just thought I'd share: The key to this riddle is only for you Below are instructions, above this the clue First strike the one near the head of a year ...
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I can be heavy, but I'll never sink. When I am ready, my glass is a drink

Riley Riddle: My prefix runs past, When you leave what you cast, Where a square may be skipped by a pawn. My suffix is vast, When I swap first with last, Where a breath may be currently ...
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I am described by temperature, and never by looks. I might be found in your camera, as well as children's books

Riddle me this: I am described by temperature, and never by looks. I might be found in your camera, as well as children's books. I described what you observed, but perhaps not at ...
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Bathed in violence… Say my name!

In the darkness, I stay hidden, then with the cleansing sweep, I step out from the shadows, as I watch the whole world weep. I was torn apart, my body bent, forever segregated. Broken, I at first ...
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Come Sail Away - Who am I?

Crazy or not, you know who I am, I can use a knife, not just for jam. Death is nothing new to me. You know the glasses that help me see. Rogue or not, I've saved the world. I salute when the flag is ...
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Hints Among Confusion

The Roman gods hid treasure In robes of rose and green A stone lay at the center And gold was in between Fetched by a dog named rover Lee in "Show Me" was seen Sir, move if you are clever ...
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A poem of dynamic words

In many great novels, to the reader I appear Adjust me, and I describe things that are near Once more, and my meaning changes only slightly Again, and you excercised your free will, rightly Yet ...
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Alive, dead, alive, now dead

I communicated with you, not by normal means. The illusionist did everything it seems. Proximity can make me very shy. Without a bunch of these you would die. The bee, the seasons, maybe some more, ...
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Teapot Riddle no.22 (fan made)

Teapot Riddle no.22 (fan made). Alien. 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 ...
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Hunting Season is Open!

As some of you may have gathered, I really like learning about new animals; some of my favorites are: In the spirit of a good challenge with a chance to learn new things, I've created this multi-tier ...
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A Humbled Response

Well, I may not be able to match the rhyme or meter ...or spelling ...or punctuation skills of other puzzle creators on this site, but I thought I should still at least have a go... Well, I'm ...
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Teapot Riddle no.11 (fan made)

Teapot Riddle no.11 (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 ...
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Another Manufactured Teaset Riddle

I had an idea for another teaset riddle so here we go. For anyone who doesn't know how these works you must decipher two or more words that are homonyms/homophones that have a different meaning, A.K....
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Always $\&$ Never

This post has the same exact title, but it is not related in any way apart from the fact that it is also a riddle; all my riddles are (hopefully) original and created by me. Riddle me this: ...
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Feast Your Eyes on a Riley Riddle

Currently working on my fourth anagram puzzle, so in the meantime, I have made a Riley Riddle. Sorry if this riddle seems rather lazy or if the title appears subjective (depending on whether you like ...
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What is the name of the board game? #2

This is a series of board game riddles, "Name the board game." Previous riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #1 Next riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #3 From the ...
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Are you clever enough?

I'm always in your thoughts, technically twice If displayed correctly, just to be precise If you see my left you will call me a con and it would tear me apart if you called me John Take down a note ...
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Find the treasure location with Al and the Captain

I came across this puzzle that involves a treasure hunt in a poem. The puzzle is as follows: A legend of nine, In the Andaman, A treasure you may find, But, certainly, the blood of men. ...
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“I'll make a stew of the lot of you”

I'll speak of my letters; though you might be confused: So many to choose from; so many are used. I sometimes have two, often three, at times four. Dot if it helps you; for me it's a bore. I'm ...
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An Odd New Technology

Since it's Friday, and I'm really looking forward to the weekend, I've created yet another riddle for everyone to try and solve. The Puzzle I was in my chemistry class the other day, and I noticed ...
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When words speak!

Short Steganographic Riddle! Every time you ask me, where do you stay? It's vague but I stay here, I will say. We are three, you know it. Check if it fits your height. 3 elders of this riddle ...
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The Answer Would Make a Good Title

Here is a riddle quite long I hope you can follow along You'll be delighted While I recite it: I'm known to be unmatched in song. You'll find me the whole world around In nature 'tis ...
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Who's missing from this glorious Poem of Dynamic Words?

I'm where you keep your most private possessions With a small adjustment, I'm always on the move Again, and I'm one of you, lacking aggression Once more, at my end, my son has something to prove If ...
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When I'm called forth, times must be tough

I've got a puzzle for you to solve, Like always, in three parts. So start those engines, let those gears revolve And let's let the puzzling start My prefix is a common ...
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To Do, Or Do Without

I saw this rhyme the other day and couldn't make sense of it. Perhaps I am missing something. Can you help? Oh, Rick and Corry battle mice. Two step out, in steps Man. A trap, a nail, and bell ...
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Sometimes I'm ugly, sometimes I'm art. What am I?

Sometimes I'm ugly, sometimes I'm art, Sometimes I'm near and dear to your heart, I have been known to bring about pain, And yet I deliver relief just the same, You know where I live, yes you know it ...