Questions tagged [riddle]

A riddle gives indirect clues about an unnamed object or concept to be identified.

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Birds, an animal and a creature in the Kingdom

Three colorful birds, one tropical From African lands a wild animal A made-up creature, beautiful, magical Keeping order in the streets, we are essential Who are we?
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You will have the answer

A small puzzle to pass the time, because there's nothing else to do. Find the password from the riddle, with your reasoning. (A note to non-native speakers and really everyone, yes this puzzle ...
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Mystery of the two hearts

There was this popular girl in Facebook who had many followers. One day, she posted this post in her Facebook for fun and engagement: It's lazy facts day! Comment one lazy fact down below! So the ...
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Do you live in a bakery?

I have the shape of a doughnut. I have the texture of a croissant. I have the appearance of a wedding cake. You use me everyday. What am I?
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Riddle - “A king of pain…”

A king of pain, "Conquer!" he compelled, A land whose name is most commonly misspelled. People quite oriented, A change was fated. The rising sun was fought, Freedom then bought. What am I? -...
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My suffix is the pain in the past :'(

My prefix tells you fate has come. My suffix is the pain in the past. My infix is from the burning sun. My whole is American and fast.
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The plant king's story

I am here tonight to pledge a hero's deed on knife's edge his kingdom's name is a plant find it in places moisture scant. The castle on the verge to fall, due to a flock of livings small. It was left ...
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Trying to Solve a Riddle of Word Association

I was given a riddle last week that I have been mulling over for quite a while. The answer to the riddle is apparently supposed to unlock an account of mine that my friend took from me (with my ...
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A Rich Club Indeed

This puzzle is linked to I am sick and tired of hearing this A Person From a City in Europe Visits a Country Club to offer Computer Related Teaching
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My prefix is a part of your head, My infix is the sound of the dead

My prefix is a part of your head My suffix saves a place for you My infix is the sound of the dead My whole is white and also blue
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They are all names of Movies ; aren't they?

Here is a simple list of some of my favorite movies. Please fill out the blank. I will even give you 4 choices! 1 The Sting 2 In the Heat of the Night 3 ? 4 Unforgiven 5 Braveheart 6 The Aviator The ...
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What does 459 means? [closed]

Ok so a guy texted 459 and then sent his lockscreen with the numbers and the letters below like abc below the no.1 and idk what that means so can anyone help?
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My suffix is a common girl's name, My whole is a chocolaty shame

My prefix is small and round in form My suffix is a common girl's name My infix is a way to inform My whole is a chocolaty shame
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A quick Riley Riddle

My prefix is a term for individuals of a certain gender My suffix is a particle with an electron owed My infix is a misnomer for ASCII code And I am a sprawling abode What am I?
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Positions of my fixes

My prefix lost its original position My suffix is in a different position My infix is in a fatal position My whole switched position
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Please feature this meta post

My first could describe a call or a fell, in two ways, And it sounds like a way of going fast in olden times. My second could describe a paper or a cloud, in two ways, And docked it's almost my first, ...
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Are you guys ready for a QUESTion?

Chase me and my feet are not slow Catch me then skywards I go What am I? Hints: Last hint:
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How to divide their loot? The thieves' dilemma

Three thieves rob a jewelry store at gunpoint and end up with the following loot. 10 necklaces 8 bangles 6 rings It so happened that the jewelry was antique and valuable. They asked the scared ...
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My prefix starts with blood, My whole is the sight of blood

My prefix starts with blood. My suffix gives you permission. My infix goes really fast. My whole is the sight of blood.
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The clock with a note

I bought a regular analog clock, and it came with a note saying: Take yourself a picture Around a special time And though you will not hear my tick You'll see it just fine How can this be?
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My infix is what my suffix do

My prefix tells things that's true. My suffix if famous will have fans. My infix is what my suffix do. My whole an element of the plan.
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My suffix is when you get paid, My infix tells you what I said

My prefix is a circle made My suffix is when you get paid My infix tells you what I said. My whole is a wish you made.
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What did you say? In Corsica? Really?

A group of people In Corsica Carry out a chemistry measurement Which turns out to be highly acidic What is that?
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With a - and +, I am to the left

With a - and +, I am to the left. With a switch, I am a name. With 2 I have fixed. With a -, I am 0. With 0, I run. What am I?
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Putting the pieces together

My prefix prints My infix expresses frustration My suffix is often exclaimed My whole goes one step at a time Hint: Big and last hint
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I'm not a book, but may be in libraries

My prefix is for great necessities, My suffix is for dirty beasts, My infix is for you and me, My whole is found in libraries. What am I?
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My prefix cooks, suffix tastes, infix steals, whole keeps your food

My prefix cooks your food. My suffix tastes your food. My infix steals your food. My whole keeps your food.
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Not a Levy on Me

Never living, but bearing life within. Often monochromatic, all around the world. Can be found on your phone, nowadays. Lined up together, taken in order. Under a label proclaiming its nature. ...
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My prefix will despite a fact, My infix will negatively react

My prefix will despite a fact My suffix tells what to do instead My infix will negatively react My whole is an idea in your head
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My suffix is an obsolete exercise

My prefix may well be you, and is followed by u My suffix is an obsolete exercise My infix is better when hard My whole is often done in a line
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My prefix gives off waves, My infix takes in waves

My prefix gives off waves. My suffix under a bridge. My infix takes in waves. My whole that must forage.
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What was her name?

I had a match with a stunning girl on tinder yesterday, I was overjoyed but then I found out that she had the most bizarre name. What was more odd was what she wrote on her profile: Welcome gentlemen ...
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My suffix is western, from a “western” perspective

My suffix is western, from a "western" perspective My prefix a strange domain, unless you know Latin My infix a greeting, modernly its excitement subjective My whole's population growth ...
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Synonym for my prefix is master

Synonym for my prefix is master. Synonym for my suffix is folder. Synonym for my infix is about. Synonym for my whole is shape.
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Kudos to the person who solves this riddle

I am a word. To the well-educated, I am an object of pursuit (well at least to some degree, if you are an American). To the veteran gamer, I come at little to no cost (would-be players often bring ...
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Riley Riddle: My infix describes its own letters

My prefix makes rulers, My suffix is ruled, My infix describes its own letters, My whole keeps food cooled. Edit: here are some hints:
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A three-step puzzle

To figure out who I am, start by holding hands with my twin, then go up one floor and come back down. Then you'll have to take a deep breath and drop down three stories - you'll be fine if you don't ...
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I can't figure out this word? (sorry this isn't my native language)

I'm trying to figure out a word, but I just can't find a proper one. Can you help me out please? My suffix, well I guess that's something a lot of people on this site do on and off. And my infix is a.....
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Can you help to secure the sky?

You sit in an airplane high up in the sky, happy to be able to travel again. All of the sudden the man next to you dies. Don't panic! You see pen and paper on the tiny desk in front of him. There is a ...
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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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A quite tiny riley

My prefix, thus used, is tiny My suffix, perused, is tiny My infix, confused, is tiny My whole is revolting if briny
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This word is deep

My prefix gives me the perfect job. My suffix gives me power over things. My infix makes me go in circles. My whole makes me lost forever. Hint:
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My infix is fast and dumb

My prefix is all a sound. My suffix is all around. My infix is fast and dumb. My whole is thin and numb.
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Hypothetically, I

Hypothetically, I am an infix for raising you high am an infix for tearing apart am an infix for what relies on your heart Am the reverse of the start of your health am an infix for the start of much ...
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My prefix is a guilty pleasure, My suffix is a nasty thing

My prefix is a guilty pleasure. My suffix is a nasty thing. My infix is in total measure. My whole comes out in spring.
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I go through waves, not quite a sea

I go through waves, not quite a sea. I look for more, hope to find none. If my job were done, so would be carelessness. Who am I? EDIT: due to the puzzle being vague, I have closed this down. I'm ...
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Where did I visit?

My name is Ian, you could say I'm central to the solution. While the answer is where I went on my last vacation, I love to talk about my work... My entire start of the week was spent bombarding atoms ...
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Ready for my rap album?

Initially, I played music, but after a spell, they called me disreputable, I said "oh well" The judge said I was out of order, but he was wrong, I wasn't in at the beginning, but two places ...
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With zero I propel

With zero I propel With two I can be wild With eight I show age With eighteen I'm quite loud With nineteen I'm in a cloud Not sure how long these have been around, but inspired by: I am not falling, ...
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Overheard and understood

The other day, I was eavesdropping and I heard strange scraps of a one-sided conversation. Although I didn't get much out of it at first, I was able eventually to identify the speaker by his initials. ...

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