Questions tagged [riddle]

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

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What…? Goodness… I must be slipping

I come with time To most, if not all people Don't forget, you might get me too I am a very emotional pendulum And can cause people to go mad Remember, I'm not uncommon Tens of millions is my count I ...
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Foul, foul! What am I?

Despite being well-decorated, stylish, and sturdy I'm often dark inside, and When put into use, I am dark all around I am destined to carry Something (that will soon turn foul) To keep what is inside ...
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Cubes, what am I? [closed]

I am a cube Made up of cubes Twenty six cubes Colorful cubes Spinning cubes Sliding cubes But always a cube A large, cubed cube Not a ruby cube And not a phoenix cube But a bright cube With-lot's-of-...
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A celebrity you're guaranteed to know

I'm famous on the largest scale, and by millions I'm considered hot. Often confused with a younger male, but young and male I am not. I've never offended and nor have lied, that is what I can ...
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Without me, one can see nothing

Without me, one can see nothing With too much of me, one can see nothing With enough of me, one can see everything Colors are thanks to me I am why things can see What am I?
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Ho, Hum! What Am I?

Ho, hum! I'm grand and tall! Sharp and dull, I am not small! Kick my legs, but I won't fall! Larger than a market stall! Some see me balance atop ball! But I prefer the grass and all! Asia, Africa ...
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Tenacious, what am I?

Wrapped around and around My good friend that spins in bounds Without me, he'll be removed By another with me on the groove I'm quite tenacious, yes I am Clinging on while I still can I keep many ...
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Hard and dry, limp and moist, what can I be?

I go into your mouth hard and dry And I come out limp and moist I'm often a pinkish color But of course, my color may differ As may my size and flavor Indeed, my very texture might vary As well as the ...
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I have a bow, what am I?

I have a bow, but no set of strings I have a collar, but I'm not a pet thing I have a stem, but I'm not from a pot I have a blade, just not from Camelot I am often scraped and dropped and abused But ...
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Present at school… Who am I?

I am present at school But can't stand pools Water tends to scare me But croutons appease me I frolik in class But can't ever pass Work can't be for me But climbing is my glee I crow in all lines In ...
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5 Brothers, what are we?

I have 4 brothers My 1st brother is a bother, and points everything out My 2nd brother is tall, and quite foul at heart. My 3rd brother is about as tall as my 1st, and quite decorative. My 4th brother ...
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Einstein Riddle [duplicate]

Who Owns the Cat In an upscale gated village, there are five houses in a row along the main road with different colors. They are occupied by 5 bachelors who come from different provinces, have ...
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Ancient math: a pill on the ground

There are 3 floors of a building. There are 3 sets of 4 people going to every floor one-by-one. There is a "pill" on the ground, which means nothing. What does this mean? Hint 1:
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Everyone will do crazy things for me

Everyone will do crazy things for me. Change a letter and you lose. What am I? Hint: everyone has this at one or another in life.
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Whenever you hear I'm here, you're filled with dread [closed]

Whenever you hear I'm here, you're filled with dread. When you see me, your heart breaks. Everyone fears me. What am I? Everyone has experienced this at least once.
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Uphill, downhill, what am I?

I run uphill faster than downhill People don't touch me, that's chill I tend to destroy more than create But I can be used to make something great I am loud and I eat, but I have no mouth I travel ...
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What is “it”? If you eat it, you’ll die [duplicate]

Ahoy guys, I’ve got a riddle for you: If you eat it, you’ll die. If you see it, you’re blind. The poor people have it. Original content: https://riddlesbrainteasers.com/greater-than-god/
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I am needed for books

Children lie and say they have my prefix when they don't want to go to school. Dating singles will use my infix to refer to the 2 of them. Wise men will examine my suffix so that they could improve ...
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I have hands, but can't point [duplicate]

I have hands, but can't point. I make a sound without a mouth, and I can measure 1 foot with what's on my face. What am I? For you to answer this, you must know that it is you.
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Alive in the morning, dead at night. What am I?

Each morning, I am given life by my master I work for my master all day long, and sometimes get heatstroke But, after a nap, I am back to work At night, before bed My master kills me Only to wake me ...
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What Am I? Alive Without Breath

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Alive without breath As cold as death Never thirsting, ever drinking Clad in mail, ever clinking Drowns on dry land Thinks an island Is a ...
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Another date-themed riddle

I already posted 1 date-themed riddle, which was solved by Stiv. Here is a second one. My prefix might be your response if your crush asks you on a date. You may liken your relationship to my infix ...
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A date-themed riddle

My prefix is what you might do with your date. You and your date may use my infix as a pronoun to refer to the two of you. You would be happy if your relationship between the two of you does my suffix....
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I will burn everything

I form especially close bonds with others. Remove my infix, and my superior quality is apparent. Remove my suffix, and you will become sick of me. Add a Cl to many of me, and I will burn your house ...
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12 treasures in a chest. Crack me open and liquid gold comes out. What am I?

12 treasures in a chest. Crack me open and liquid gold comes out. What am I? It's easy if you look at the question carefully.
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Listen to it… wait

Maybe you can hear that ethereal song, that churn, gentler before, now overwhelming? All love that beautiful word heralding new things coming. Know that the musician need not bow; there is no chance ...
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Fate of the merchant

Steal my infix and expect to earn Steal my whole and get exposed Steal my prefix and forever burn Steal my suffix and silence arose
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A burning organization… of guys?

Steal my prefix and fire shall arise. Steal my suffix and someone dies. Steal my infix and differ from guys. Steal my whole and go reorganize.
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Twinkling and shining like a star in the sky, laughing and crying - but who am I?

The words on the page Arranged in neat lines Like a play on a stage When done well - there I shine. On joyful, bright days And downcast, sad ones too When you meet someone's gaze I'll be there, clear ...
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The world is brutal and cold

Steal my prefix and perform a sacrifice. Steal my suffix and venture all over ice. Steal my infix and a shove from fatality. Steal my whole and forget a part of me.
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A Dull Dull Word

Here is your riddle for the day! I am a five letter word. With five I'm made of three With four I might give a raise With three I'm a good friend With two I like to react What word am I?
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I can be an Ange but not an Andrew

I can be a bit but not a lot. I can be a deal but not a rip. I can be an ally but not an enemy. I can be an Ange but not an Andrew. What am I?
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What begins with letter T and ends with letter T, use after death? [closed]

What begins with letter T and ends with letter T, use after death?
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The shortest puzzle (part 1)

[![image description here][1]][1] Can't you change everything? I am doing it right now. Question: What is the 1-word answer to this question? Hint:
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Your typical riddle

I tick like a clock, But the hands are red and yellow for some reason. When I alarm, I wave my hands pretty fast, And when I notice when its midnight, both hands put down to 6.
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Rare but Abundant in Hill and Hole

I am uncommon, But a worthy goal. Rare but abundant In hill and hole. Who am I? You may already know the answer, so the task is not to answer the riddle per se, but to solve the following 'What is a ...
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Steal my infix, I am a type of python

It is 5 characters. Remove one, my meaning does not change. Remove two, I am a cat. Remove all of them, I am a empty spot. Remove all but one, I am a number. Steal my infix, I am a type of python.
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I am covered with random pixels

What 2-word noun satisfies this? I am not created in China, but on Japan. But I am covered with random pixels, Some people use me in Discord, And people share me to go to a specific thing.
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My former self is still inside of me… you'd only care when I'm inside of you

I am a four letter word and I was strong. Sadly got reversed and now I am weak. But... my former self is still inside of me. You would only care if I'm inside of you. What was I, and what am I now?
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Mysterious object

Cut me, I am still normal. Change my colour, I am still normal. The only way you can make me change is to draw on me. Change one of the letters and I am a dog. Change another one and I am poor.
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When you don't know what it is

What's the word I'm thinking of? Clue 1: You put it in your mouth to use it, but you can't eat it or taste it. Clue 2: People often point when they use it, but you can't see it or touch it. Clue 3:...
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4 legs on weekdays, 2 on weekends

I have 4 legs on weekdays, but 2 on weekends. I can fly, but I have no wings. I rhyme with many, but don't rhyme with many. What am I?
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With 4 I deliver you, With 3 I trouble you, With 2 I kill you

I'm a four letter word: With four I deliver people. With three I trouble people. With two I kill people. What word am I?
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I go to (and I am in) many places

I go to (and I am in) many places I know (and have) different faces You may think about me every day You may even need me to keep sane I live around rockets in outer space I am often talked about ...
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If you see me, I may be tied up

If you see me, I may be tied up. And if you need me, you may want me around a pup. If you're suicidal, I might be adorned. And if I touch you, you might become burned. I'm associated with licorice, ...
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If you can see me, we both have one of me

If I am thirty-two, I am the smallest and I am alone. Twenty-two multiplied by four is twenty. Eight, twelve and sixteen are my own. If you can see me, we both have one of me. If you don't have one of ...
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When I am by myself, I am negative

When I am by myself, I'm negative. Give me 2, and I'll read the same. But if you halve me, I always seem surprised. Tack on a cliff, and I become smarter. A dreaded word I am... What am I? The answer ...
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Another prefix suffix puzzle

My start is teasing someone, My infix is a time unit, which means a lot of years ago, but without the y. My end is Peter Senerchia. My whole means dazzle.
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My prefix has wild animals

Can you find out a word that has these following rules: -My prefix has alot of wild animals, -My infix has a heavy demand, -My suffix always questions themself, -My whole has a word in the meaning ...
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What do the three groups of girls represent?

There are three groups of girls. The first group (three girls) has naturally straight hair. The second group (four girls) used a curler, some missed a few strands that remains straight. The third ...

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