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Questions tagged [riddle]

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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Who is my friend who enjoys greasy food?

I have a friend who lives really close to my house. I like him a lot, but he's got some really weird habits. He demands that I take him out to dinner pretty frequently—once or twice a week, it feels ...
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Going deep… or a museaum piece?

Start with a four-letter edible ectothermic animal. Remove three letters. Add a small insect and you have a 1994 Indian action film*. Take something you have when you don’t have something else, ...
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Riddle Number Six

Fiddle diddle diddle, time for another riddle. This is another little puzzle I've concocted for you all this evening. The scenario is this: You awake in a small room with only one door. The door is ...
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The entire thing

She gave to me: ...
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Riddle Number Five

I feel as if my challenges are a bit too extreme for many, so here is a more simpler conundrum to solve. The cipher used is the same as the answer to this riddle: When is a cipher like a person who ...
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What do these have in common? [on hold]

I have been trying to figure out what these items have in common: A desk 100 Tonnes A Spider I thought it may of been Spider Man, or a Trojan Horse. But no luck.
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Riddle Number Four

Time for a more challenging encryption, seeing how riddle #3 was decrypted so easily. First, I must note that this encryption was inspired during a chess match I partook in. I call it the ENIGMA ...
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Informal relations

Both my prefix prefix, and my suffix suffix, became so the same sec, as my infix infix. What am I?
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In the state of Minnesota, the home of five [on hold]

In the state of Minnesota, the home of five, My name from an attorney did contrive, I became who I am in 1904, An Indian reservation lives next door. What am I?
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Alone, I am a group of three

Alone, I am a group of three. When the leader becomes the trailer then I just did me. Then reverse, turn back, I'm seven of twelve times two, The one that's last to first is drunk ...
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Maybe u should investigate carefully?

I'm covered in numbers but I do no maths. I'm sharp and pointy but I do no harm. I get paid to do what costs me nothing. Some people like me but others may prefer my friends. What am I? HINT ...
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Riddle Number Three

Time for a challenge! Here, the riddle is encoded using a specific cipher. You must decode the numbers and answer the riddle correctly to solve it. Good luck! 83191143|2367|02|41026731|434771|02|...
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Cut me and weep? Who am I?

I am confused. Someone asked me to tell the name, but I find it difficult. He told that it is used in our daily life. Hint
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Riddle Number Two [on hold]

This next riddle will be a bit more challenging. I am two halves of a whole, For now only some remain. What am I?
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Riddle Number One

I created this riddle in hopes that you all can deduce the answer. I lack all meaning, yet my meaning is the same. The cold depths of space shall contain my name. What am I?
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Riley 010 by KrOmega

Hi I'm finally back with a new Riley! NOTE: As someone has voted to close my question, I have put effort into rephrasing the question. Please tell me if this is still too broad. Thanks! Riddle me ...
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riddle with keys

Part 1 I have keys, but I don’t open any locks. I have a ribbon, but I didn’t win, place or show. I need some help from nature to be useful. Part 2 Now what is special about this word? Hint:
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Something that sticks out

Back with a Riley riddle My prefix is someone that is good at My infix is something that a liquid goes through My suffix is to shout My whole is something that sticks out
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A Body Part inside another Body Part

In one of his silly question mood Grandpa says: " Can you name a body part that is entirely inside (within) another body part but some distance away?" Taking the clue from his last question I ...
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Who am I? A puzzle in parts

I am one of four brothers, we make a foundation in some way we are native to every nation if one is kind, the other is not if one is a little the other is a lot from what you give i will take only 1 ...
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Brain Testing Logical Reasoning Puzzle

Can you answer this logical puzzle? Puzzle Source: https://www.funwithpuzzles.com/2018/12/brain-testing-logical-reasoning-puzzle.html
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An arm for times of need. What am I?

Tall and slender and sways like a swing Clears the sorrows of today and the tears of tomorrow A machete that makes a path so you can find your way A blade that doesn't cut, but isn't ...
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Help me save Christmas - clock and word puzzle

My friend created this puzzle, it tells the Grinch's plan to ruin Christmas. I need to derive the plan from the clocks I have counted that there are 60 words. The clue is that time doesn't go ...
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I Hope You Like Connect Walls!

Your task? Sort the 16 words into 4 groups of 4 words. Each group will have something in common. All the common things relate to a tag. What tag? ...
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Might be early but here we go

Gleefully, we played together in this winter season Up until now, we have thought this fun will last forever Ultimately, everything is not unlimited but has a start and end. Grinning ...
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A riddle I thought of on the bus

As the silhouette of a ball comes forth Sprouts an arrow pointing North To the left contains round borders To the right lies four corners The road is split between these three sections You ...
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You really don't want to learn this language

This language is written, very rarely (maybe never) spoken. In fact, it would be difficult to pronounce! Still, it's a common language. In fact, you've probably come across it here (puzzling.SE) ...
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What was in the dead person's bag? [duplicate]

There are two people—they went to the city, and one of them died. The dead person's bag is closed and the living person's bag is open. What was in the dead person's bag?
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I am the biggest bow, but not even the strongest man can lift me

I am the biggest bow, but not even the strongest man can lift me. Looking at me can make your heart quiver, but I have no arrows. What am I?
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Guess the driver which never breaks the driving rules?

Guess the driver ?? There is one driver which never goes against the rules. Which driver never breaks the rules or laws of driving ?? Is there any driver you know who did the same ?? Name that ...
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Iconic Places and 820.5: Grandpa's silly math

This riddle could be considered short and sweet and may need some lateral thinking. Grandpa says to me with a mischievous smile: "Hope you know your famous iconic places or landmarks. Show ...
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I defy the gravity. Yet, I don't

This is my Second riddle I'm posting here. I hope you'll have fun! I defy the gravity (in your view), But, actually I don't, as I've mass$^{\Pi}$. I don't like to eat solids, So, I slurp ...
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A riddle where the answer seems to be one thing but is another

For a project I'm doing I need a "trick" riddle - one where the first answer most people would think of is wrong, and the true answer is something else entirely that isn't way too hard to come up with ...
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The Adventures of Jack #3

He's back at it again! 'Twas the night before Christmas, And Jack only wanted one thing. A hat - what else would he need? Jack thought about colours, possibly crimson. But the ...
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I am a 9 letter word. Who am I riddle

I am a 9 letter word. 6,5,4,9 = generally found in books 8,2,3,4 = An ornament 4,8,5,6,9,1 = A fruit https://brainyyou.com/i-am-a-9-letter-word-who-am-i-guess-the-word/
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The ultimate fake it 'till you make it

Because of me, you are: here and there moving and still seeing and blind hearing and deaf together and apart knowing and unaware. I am found by those who pretend ...
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The Dance of Love?

Romeo and Juliett are sitting idly in the lobby of their hotel awaiting their chaperone for the evening. Romeo takes a sip from his glass of whiskey as he watches his wife consume pages of abstract ...
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Make sure you read the terms of this riddle!

The first part of my first part? You should already know. The last part of my first part, is men’s most common foe. The whole of my first part, weird as it might be, Is the lack of my first part’s ...
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Risk Appetites - betting percentages

This question is from the September/October issue of the Actuarial Review magazine. Kim and Ann start with an equal amount of money, but they value money very differently. Kim acts to maximize the ...
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A very silly riddle with bad rhymes

Don't judge too hard. It took me about a minute to make up these bad rhymes for a very silly riddle. It is really silly =) I'll try better next time. UPDATE I added a little hint to the rhymes ...
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A little rittle

A little rittle = 6 A story of glory = 6 History of the world = 7 Just a fairy tail = 5 Foo = 1 Riddle a little = 8 Have fun = 3 :) = 1 I will provide hints later = 11 End = 3 ...
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The Adventures of Jack #2

I hope you liked the first one, because Jack is back! This time Jack begins his journey in Asia, He chops off oxygen's head with a comma to get; A place where he sees Luke Skywalker's ...
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A peculiar creature

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I'm a predator I have a pray

I'm a predator I have a pray I'm a predator I have a pray Make sure you stay away Since my laser glowing eyes Will keep me safe from flies I'm a predator I have a pray They always say ...
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One Big Family Gathering

I have quite a large family, and we're all getting together soon. I enjoy having a dip in the lake and going fishing too. One of my brothers owns a large swathe of land which he uses to ...
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Anime guess Riddle #6

Like in my fifth part, I'm searching for the name of an anime. There is no knowledge about this anime needed to solve it, but it helps! I hope you have fun :) This time I made a rebus riddle:
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Oh no, I just bought this shirt!

Spherical things into pockets are falling, riches in colourful arcs' ends calling, teatime and honey and flowers recalling, money to win in the middle, we're all in! Park my car into the ...
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I'm chopped. Yet, I'm joined

This is my first time I'm posting here. I hope you'll have fun! I'm chopped (in your view). But actually, I'm not. Sometimes, I bend my lower body (in your view). But actually, I don't. ...
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Next Place 002 by KrOmega

Was: The Seven Siblings PREFACE This is a more lively try on "Where do I want to go next?" riddles, hope you like it! THE PUZZLE Hi, here are us, the seven siblings, but one is missing! The ...
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Please help me solve this riddle

What has blue in the subject when sad or un pleased but when you change from blue to green in the end of the same subject what could that mean? Could be a person, place, or thing, or all three.