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A riddle gives indirect clues about an unnamed object or concept to be identified. It is often presented in the form of a poem.

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What does a tick like in math? [on hold]

You have to think logically on this riddle; you may search anything you want.
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What goes up and down but does not move? [on hold]

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Homophone riddle 8

It feels like such a long time that I didn't post one... ...
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Riley 004 by KrOmega

It’s been a while since I’ve made a Riley, so here’s one: With my prefix you get the president, chairman, pope, Take away the infix’s end, or you’d easily be fooled. In the suffix I was mostly ...
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See me once, See me Twice #7

Here I am again, with another See me once riddle. Have fun! See me once, at the start of the week See me twice, the men becoming bleak See me once, when gambling on chinese ground See me ...
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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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Teapot Riddle no.46 (fan made)

Teapot riddle 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 word with my Hints First Hint: Second ...
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Who is he? Who is me?

With potent, flowery words speak I, Of something common, vulgar, or maybe dry; I weave webs of pedantic prose, In an effort to befuddle those, Who think I wile the time away, In lofty things, ...
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A ******* Riddle

Here’s a quickie. Won’t take that long to solve. The title holds a clue. Make sure to explain it in your answer. Good luck! The first that starts but the last that ends, Plus a synonym for making ...
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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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My co-workers left me a message

While refactoring a massive chunk of old code, I found a rather curious section of code commented out that wasn't there the day before. Can you tell me what it means? ...
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Why did the function not run in the marathon? [closed]

Please help me with this, I'm not sure what tags to use. It also has a somewhat programming background. Question: Why did the function not run in the marathon?
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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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What was Grandpa's itinerary?

Grandpa decides to take a multi-country tour visiting big cities First he goes to LIBYA Then to PERU Then to BAHRAIN Then to _______ Then to _______ Then to _______ Fill ...
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Wait just a minute [duplicate]

A man goes into a room and sits down. Suddenly his weight increases, then eventually resumes back to normal. After several hours - suddenly his weight decreases, then eventually resumes back to ...
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Newts what am I riddle?

What am I? Natural face Elegant kings cape Wicked rows of gnashers Terrible tendrils fire like arrows Soft croon fades to black Hint 1 -
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Why is this the answer (Online Test)? [closed]

A man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it? This was asked on an online test, and it has been bothering me why the answer is the answer. I think it was either 3:...
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A whale of a nested riddle

Each line has an answer. Each line's answers are clues for the paragraph's answer. Those in turn are clues for the section's final answer. The five final answers form a subjective list composed by me. ...
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Our father's carpet is full of thumbtacks (sirandane)

Our father's carpet is full of thumbtacks. What is it? (Source: my version of "tapis grandpapa plein punaises", a traditional "sirandane", french-creole type of riddle.)
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I have a King of Enchancia, but not 2

1- Created by a man born in a Dutch Broken Land 2- Eosinophil Granule Ontogeny Transcript 3- Tittle 4- Golden flecks powered by bacteria 5 Kentucky Fried Chicken What movie am I?...
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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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Alphabets and Numbers? : Another Grandpa Mystery

Now we all know how crazy Grandpa is when it comes to Math. He says to me: "Use your imagination and tell me, If Seven + L = Zero And Zero - C = One Then Three + I = ? I have no ...
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Corsets, movie sets and assets

My prefix prefix does exhilarating kicks, My infix infix uncovered the wizard's tricks, My suffix suffix is quieter than a tick, Gone a century since, he made infinite picks.
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Riley Riddle #12 - Blessed be this riddle

Start with a cartoonish container for dough End with what makes a bull go The middle's a unit to sell a thing we don't make Violet is one of my lakes
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Do exactly what I tell you!

A short and simple one for the community while I work on the next big one! Do exactly what I tell you. Stop. Ask me if you see the moon. That, over there; pick it up. ...
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If you love fruit then you may know my enemy

I am owned by one but used by many I can do some things much faster than any human being But you may also look through me and see A special world of beauty HINT: What am I?
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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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I'm not Important

My prefix is better than you My infix is something to help you heal My suffix is something you did in the past I am something you will do later What am I?
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Inning with exits

Ice pie with mile. It'll eye something big. Inning with exits. Met a land, would use. Try kit with a Mal. It & it makes a sound. Answer is one word.
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Just a simple riddle

You can see me running but no legs can be seen. I like to return to places I've just been. Sometimes I get all angry and mad. So I love to wrap up warm with my dad. Often I'll just jump left ...
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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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The Wheel of Judas

I was studying up on some pretty archaic methods for testing intelligence and I came across one called The Wheel of Judas. It is said that if you were able to fully solve the wheel that you were a ...
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Riddle me this: What Am I? [closed]

I run out. I am found in the kitchen. I come in different shapes and sizes, and you cannot get me in your local supermarket. What am I?
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You're Here Right Now!

More Riley Riddles coming your way! RIDDLE : My prefix is whole I mean, literally whole My infix has something to do with money It comes as a % My suffix can help ...
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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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I was born with you, you didn't choose me, I didn't choose you, but I will be with you forever till death, you die I love who am I? [closed]

I was born with you, You didn't choose me, I didn't choose you, but I will be with you forever till death, You die I love Who am I?
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Welcome to the Cubic Zoo!

Welcome to the Cubic Zoo! Thank you for accepting our invitation to witness history in the making! My name is Amanda and I'll be your tour guide! Today marks a great achievement for the known world, ...
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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, ...
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A Double Teaset

In this riddle you are given hints to solve for two (or more) different words that have two (or more) homophones/homonyms, A.K.A teapots. These teapots also relate in some way. Your goal is to ...
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Guess me riddle

I move very slowly at an imperceptible rate, although I take my time, I am never late. I accompany life, and survive past demise, I am viewed with esteem in many women's eyes. What am I?
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See Me Once, See Me Twice #6 - Fanmade

This is another see me once, see me twice riddle that has been done by @Cashbee. Here is a link to the last one done by them. See me once, I am a change, See me twice, changes have already been ...
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Hey diddle diddle, the big cat in the riddle

Okay I've written a bad rhyming story that is mostly fluff, but hidden in this story there are two(2) things that symbolise a place on Earth. One thing symbolises a Country whilst the other a City ...
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A hairy black or white problem

My prefix prefix was a clown, My infix infix gets around, My suffix suffix is long dead, You don't want me on your head.
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Follow the Crumbs #1

(This is a new format I wanted to play with. I'll post it as-is to start with and add clues around how to go about it if needed. Hopefully someone will first pick up the idea and follow the crumbs ...