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

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What does "closed" have to do with it

Giant in scale are those who dare to follow me It would be a stretch if we should ever meet Who I am inside to figure out is easy Knowing me skin-deep is quite a nasty feat Who am I? Bonus points if ...
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A Crossworm Puzzle

crossworm (noun) - A song that gets stuck in one's crossword puzzle. See also: earworm You know how it is - one moment, you've got a song stuck in your head; the next, it's stuck in your crossword ...
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I can be crooked, I can be slanted

Not at the end, and not at the start Somewhere within, I am usually at All of the time I stay kinda low But double me up, to the top I go I clarify well, I give you a pause They call me Mark, that's ...
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I am obviously not a thief!

Tearing from fearing, Thumbs nervously interlocking because of the robbing, Since the cheating done in that meeting, So in the center of a dark alley I hide, Like a rudiment the heart pounds at my ...
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Container without order

You try to see doubly well But I'm not for locations You try to slither in through But I'm not for foreign words Don't worry, I'm here to store You just need a key to find The time admits it's no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 very useful riddle

Everything is known about me From my eating habits to my family You can kill my parent and children I would not be scared, but I would still run I can be malicious, I can be nice Bringing a world of ...
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What am I? - My purposes are many

I made a riddle. Should you wish to be unknown,I'll hide you from their eyes.Many who use me seek anonymityAnd therein my skill lies. Should you wish to portray fiction,I must be acquired,But only in ...
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Enigmarch Day 2: Rhyme

This puzzle was created as part of Enigmarch, a daily puzzle construction challenge. Read this carefully to find what you need; Now that you've read this you won't be misled. ...
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We are roaming birds, ready to fly away!

We are roaming birds, ready to fly away! We head to the South, and we stash things away We head to the West, and we catch the sunray We head to the East, for a temporary stay We head to the North -- ...
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Help! What is my friend drawing?

I have an old friend. A real friend indeed. We have fought to the end. On and off a raging steed. What I am and what I am not. I am protective for all can tell. And as to why I worry a lot. I fear my ...
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Yesterday, I Had Tears (return)

Totally inspired by Yesterday I had Tears by @MrPie, thinking I had an answer, it led to a poem of it's own... Riddle Me That: I'm filled with tears, You won't see me cry; I've been seen for years, ...
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Sixy word of the day

I'm a word with a certain number of letters: Perhaps the first day for wearing new sweaters? Putting in something with that number of sides. As for what that number is, it's implied. Another meaning, ...
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What is this set?

One for each hour, 1000 demons bathe Last from a comic, first has water swathe What is this set?
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A tripled riddle [closed]

Take the blackest of pits that yearns for the light See the fruit that it has for distance and night Now warp the fruit's name and turn up the bass And what is the answer you pull from this chase? ...
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A Riddle That Is 100% Pain

Unseeded with marsh flower is he This youth approaching sanctity. Complexion bad, in lard rolls he. "Permit me", that was what I said In answer as I chopped his head. The answer is a single ...
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Not like the one in Texas

I... PILFER AND MASK (or SKIMP AND FLARE) I also... BOB A GRANNY THERE I... USE A PRISON and APE OUR SINS I'm often... EYELESS AND SIT IN BINS I... PIPED CURD AND I JEER, you see... At the end of the ...
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HEY... what are you doing?

With H I taste good. With E I smell good. With Y I snoop in the hood. What am I... with HI?
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Riley Riddles can be fruitful you know

My first Riley riddle... Hope you enjoy! My prefix might mean I kicked you My suffix gives a value. My infix might be a mother Altogether it has a bright colour
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