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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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This rhyming riddle is legal to the letter

With chase, plane, or tiger --whatever your pleasure-- I have been known to fold under pressure. What am I?
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A Crucial Riddle This Is

A very vital thing I am That no one can survive without me I light your every path And Help your eyes see the world Don't mistake me for my twin brother Though We sound the ...
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Mathematical Mystery 4

Known by 2 names, argued by ways One of them sounds irregular, sometimes that pays My legs are like a human's, usually alike This is easy, known by a child's psyche Name the mathematical ...
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With two, I exist

Another Tyobrien-style riddle: With three, I cross a river. With four, I am a man. With all five, I am a woman. Hint:
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With three, you call for me,

Here is a new Tyo-puzzle inspired by the first TyoBrien Puzzle. With three, you call for me, With five, you stay in me, With all seven you put belongings in me.
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Do you know, or don't you?

I am formed of letters three, Have a go - can you find me? When you give me legs, I'll help you see the stars. When you take me fishing, I'll help you playing music. When I join a ...
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The 13,601st puzzle

One day, a man was watching a live TV report. He was a good puzzler. TV Report. This is just in, by Justin. A child of an art collector noticed that every time she left the house, the paintings ...
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Do you like to sing? Sing, sing along?

While getting ready to go grocery shopping, a song came on that inspired me to write yet another riddle. This isn't typically my style, but anyone can learn anything so long as they try and learn from ...
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Riley Riddle #7: To Be Of Service

First the time named for the Great Giant's wife. Last a desperate source of power or strife. Betwied first find 10, then 21 in the first book. Don't get pricked by this red treat you don't need to ...
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Let's Take a Vacation!

I'm planning to take a vacation next year, and I've finally figured out my destination. In celebration of this (as it was a tough choice), I'm making a riddle. Some of my original options were: ...
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I can be “educational” (Depending on your opinion)

Happy Friday everybody! Here is a little "What am I" riddle for you to enjoy! Happy solving! Though I am only three letters, I can mean a lot. I can be "educational" if I want or I can just ...
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What's that sound? Is it my childhood?

Even your mother may have heard of me, I'm as iconic as who I represent. Ecstacy will fill your body with glee, as you start and when my sounds I present. Except those who never knew the joy, ...
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Riley Riddle #6: Opening act

My beginning lives off a small set of skills. My centre offers rice and raw fish some thrills. My ending's a letter if it looked like its sound. You can see me before where the story is found.
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Riley Riddle #5: Goes well with peanut

Start with a vote for the Chancellor. End with the studies before doctor. The middle is fed by Kuremaa. Interference says "Mea culpa!"
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Formidable in Nature

My prefix can make you quite hungry, 2 ways. My suffix is where you might sleep. My infix a "perfect," a giver of praise - Together, your price can be steep. What am I? Hint: Hint 2:
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I am what you might find in a ghost town

My prefix will shut you down, my suffix a common noun. My infix desirable to fit in a gown, I am what you might find in a ghost town. What am I?
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I'm rarely seen by you

Our clap is quiet if not silent We are small, soft and pliant Always little or no space between Before your eyes but rarely seen What are we?
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Two long sharp teeth

Two long sharp teeth Two holes beneath My bite is neat I do not eat What am I?
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Canyons and stuff

This turned out pretty easy, but enjoy anyway. The grandest of canyons is found within me; few can match my nature's diversity. The continent's largest metropolis I boast, along with a ...
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A normal riddle

You read me a beat and a rhyme In fourths but my total is five. I don't make a sound, But you read what you've found Is nonsense or truth- What am I?
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Riled Up Riley Riddle 2

Sorry for the last riddle But this time I'll try not to fiddle The important lines will begin now This time it'll be better I vow The prefix is where mad white workers work With strange liquids ...
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A connection between Riley Riddles and I

The following riddle was inspired by what is referred to as "Riley Puzzles / Riddles" (example). Another Riley Riddle! This one keeps to the traditions, but it might be a little too hard. I will give ...
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Name that …Name? 10

A rip takes the first of my vocal surname You'll see me as a rival because of where I came One of two things to a saint born in Rome no surprise Take half of this riddle's series for an opposite ...
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Riley Riddle #4: Approval

The front is a nice guy but shorter Between, an Aussie straw's hindquarter The tail is tragic when it blows A bureaucrat's weapon - they're pros!
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Sum41? How About Tongue41?

I'll admit, okay? I have no tongue. But that doesn't mean that we are done- A delicious dessert, or perhaps your manhood; But don't forget to double it good. A cold treat with a 'nana But without the ...
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Escape flights and insights

The first is a story that makes you hold on tight. The second's returning with colours that aren't bright. The third is a part that's reflecting no sunlight. The fourth is an animal's Hadean ...
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How aMuseing, this guy!

Ah- there you are! Care to help me out? Creativity is good, but it's got me stumped this time around. Ronald invited me to an evening party of his for halloween. Everyone was supposed to dress up and ...
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Riley Riddle 3: The hallmark of a good riddle

This cookie's perspective, perhaps influenced by tones Bottom's after Siwa, the Nome(sp?) of round stones If money's a coin, the cream's the flip side Top's where you look when you know you've replied
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Where am I? - A Riley Riddle

First, a preposition for where I go Next is a liquid that's not quick to flow Finally a word used to give permission All of this defines my current position Where am I?
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Riley Riddle #2: Wasting my time

The first was your friend had you need work the States End with Toronto's host of African art Greats Sandwiched is a form of one-way communiqué Together is a symbol, done your own way
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Please, Sir, I Want Some More!

I was reading the classic Oliver Twist last night and I came across the famous quote in which Oliver says; Please, sir, I want some more. I ended up writing a rather simple riddle related to this. ...
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Possibly over there

My prefix is possible, My old suffix is over there, My infix is whatever you want, And my whole might be really grand. What am I?
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I'm larger than life, and I eat everything that is provided to me

Undoubtedly, I have a big stomach, it's just in my nature. Nothing can escape me, my thirst atomic, considered a danger. I'm bigger than most everything, does that mean I am fat? Vain men may ...
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Riley Riddle #1: The accent is fake

Start a box of jokes for a card geek, End with a safe thing: the Brits do it sleek! Inside's not quite the Queen's way to say where to go Though, to be fair, who to ask you don't know. Hint 1:
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Mad as a hatter

In the beginning I was as running Water  Then I was only running - fast!  (but the Water stayed - in my Title)  Don't you want to go to school?  Here, try and awake me in my glass Tower!  ...
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Europa's beautiful pair

Europa's endowed with a beautiful pair, Between them some stunning Bavarian flair. If you love nice châteaux, hands up in the air, Surrender completely to Brittany fair. A volatile border'...
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Looking for Riley again?

My Prefix is a body of water, My infix body part; My suffix looks like a letter, If you just invert. Tell me what am I?
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Wow! More Riddles

A very majestic thing I am That many people can use But not all can master me As it takes a lot of effort to do so I am divided into 2 : Black and White And each Black or ...
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One more Riley Riddle

For mandatory exercise does my prefix stand Watch out for always in the grass I land My suffix able of anything it desires or to withstand pressure and times What am I? hint: hint 2:
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Name a famous actor

In my name you can find a time of light, and I almost share it with a certain Christmas song. In my famous work, I am a mad man accompanied by D major and a vintage accent.
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The only thing I understood was espresso

Cogito ergo sum, Om mani padme hum. Ordem e progresso, Cognac e espresso. One of the speech, One of the mouth, One of the tongue, One into the mouth. Looking for four words of four ...
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Honda tutu del moto - Words which say something

You find a paper lying on the sand. Does it mean something ... an imgur maze, maybe ? Cultures reserve glasses. Twin economists migrates with tails in a fine risk. Conglomerate ... voo dun saga ...
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Name That …Name? 9

My clothing designer had a lot more importance than Swift My pope is easy to keep in mind, as long as there's no divine rift A short King on a climber with a 2016 leave An exam man wrestled with a ...
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Just a simple masquerade

Centuries have been achieved with my aid. I wear my hair in one very long braid. Exploding cars you need? I'll get one made. Please go and stand up in line till you've paid. Actors ...
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Simple Addition

What word can be attached at the beginning or end of these words to make different words? Form Line Mark Wet Main Grass Hint:
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Not another challenge!

I have created a new riddle: this one about Video games! Well, here you go! From a land of monsters, an embarrassed boy Lurks through a bush and inhales a tomato! "Urrrgh!" Says he, after ...
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Yet another Riley Riddle

An invading force was once named my prefix What they left after, colored my suffix Forgetting my infix is just not allowed When applied to people, I'm more than a crowd What am I? Hint:
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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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Ertai87's first Riley Riddle

OK, let me try my hand at this: As an addendum you'd use my prefix Almost in your hand you can find my suffix My infix is even more thin than a hair And some might find me on a wing and a ...