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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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I'm back! With a film recommendation

Wow, it's been a long time since I posted a puzzle here... Sorry about that! I asked a friend the other day what was his favourite film, but he'd reply only in riddles. I don't remember how he ...
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Clues For A Trip

Every year, we go on a trip to somewhere in the continental USA and we are given hints as to where we are going. This is the first clue: You may not marvel at this clue, you may think that it's ...
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What's the word, what's it for? How's it stored, what is yours?

I begin on the fifth floor and end on floor ninety-nine. Made by rounds of four and bland bits of design. Here its value's its description advance of being digested. Some checks ...
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A Thematic Riddle

in history, it was assumed i possessed only five a change in tense, a compound word you'll see me come alive a skyward gun, but don't be scared your judgement's preconceived the best in life appears ...
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A Distracting Puzzle

One, three, four, two; seven, eight, six, five. Size, we're told, doesn't matter. But if it did, there's the answer! Four solid, yet light. Four airy, yet heavy. One stands ...
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My first is coming today!

I will be one, but I'm not yet, I'm somewhat like, but not a pet, My needs are few, but frequent, I'm still quite new, what an event! What am I? Hint (Sort of):
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Simple riddle to play

I am the weakest among my friends You can't live a single day without me on earth I put things together I won't let you go away from me. But you can You can't see me but you can feel Millions of ...
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Accidentally A Riley [first attempt]

This is my first time attempting to create a Riley Riddle. Feel free to give any suggestions. My head travels constantly at the velocity of the product of setting ablaze. My body is the head of ...
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Mysterious Valentine's Riddle

The rules of this puzzle are unstated You must guess them and find how they're slated If you're here then you're pro'lly not dated If it's today then it isn't belated It's ok cause I know that you're ...
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When I'm called forth, times must be tough

I've got a puzzle for you to solve, Like always, in three parts. So start those engines, let those gears revolve And let's let the puzzling start My prefix is a common ...
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As the seconds add up I get further away

You and I, we run the same race Though I'm always one step behind I might try to tempt you to slow your pace But keep your eyes forward, it's fine. That said, don't ignore me ...
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An untouchable time traveller

I'm needed by a doctor to travel through time, Or a player looking for their keys. When on the plane where the great answer resides, I'm part of the whole Strategy. I can be found in a ...
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Do the maths to call my name

My first one is my length. My second one is a bit closer to my third one than to my first one. My third one is my first and second together. My last one is four times my first one. ...
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I am alive and dead at the same time. Who am I? [closed]

What is the answer to the riddle: I am alive and dead at the same time. Who am I? I ask because the answer isn't: zombie, passion, memories, time, love, Schrodinger's cat, nor shadow.
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Another Number Sequence Riddle

Here is another number sequence riddle for you all: 4, 2, 7, 6, 8, __, __, and so on. What numbers go in the blanks?
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Who killed Professor Thomas Eyebright, and why?

This morning at 10am, Professor Eyebright was found laying on the floor in his dining room in a pool of his own blood. Unfortunately, he had expired during the night. The police have five suspects: ...
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Brain twister. A simple riddle to play [duplicate]

You are lost big crowded (monster). There are only two human living Jacobe and Recode . Your task is to reach your home, there are two routes and you are confused. Conditions: Jacobe always tell the ...
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Let's play tag!

I have a short and bitter-sweet riddle for the community this evening. As always, I hope you enjoy it; good luck! I want to play a game of tag; however, there are some very important rules: We both ...
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Listen for my color

I've been away from the site for a while with work, kids, and going back to school; but since I have some down-time this evening I've decided to write a few riddles for the community. As always, I ...
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Knot-Tying (With a Twist)

This puzzle is based on one from a Boy Scout event a few years ago. You need basic knowledge of knot tying and a little outside-the-box thinking. You are given command over three people, and you have ...
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Does it exist a way to solve visually by using a grid or to find the truth among a set of five people telling different statements?

I am having problems with trying to solve this riddle therefore I am looking for help. The situation is as follows: At a semiconductor laboratory in Hsinchu a security guard caught five ...
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Stocks and shares: Another Grandpa Mystery

In his retirement Grandpa likes to manage his own investments. He studies global company stocks, their earnings, products, dividends all kinds of statistics and numbers and makes his buy choices ...
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A Mysterious Duel

I took my place opposite my competitor; and was challenged to a duel... What exactly did they challenge me to?
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Decipher this puzzle — with clues!

I'm needing some help deciphering the following puzzle: Oi xmt gcilk vwf-cciruk Lhoyqz ccig spkb mfyt; Rnbrl uakoj tbbu gw bkgd, Wgqnb ddmu p zfoim; Viec kfs lllsmt, ywfy dg zdoc, Dtfl fu xggu, ...
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Cryptic stickers, possible riddle?

I have found these very weird stickers around my town. I followed a trail of these and found around 30 of them. They look handmade and are in different sizes, some roughly cut. The text is flipped ...
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What happened to the boat?

A man wandered around on a boat, And fell through a hole in the hull; He was gobbled up by a shark, And then by a flock of seagulls. Three days later the man's ghost came back, To haunt the boat with ...
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What am I? (solve this riddle)

In turn of a century, sensory is its admission. With a turn of it's face, A place with no embrace. I might entail of it nature, Would it just taper? If in its place Is a brace, ...
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Difficult riddle I'm stumped on [closed]

Gosh, this is somewhere over the rainbow, but not under the table + don't start getting salty if you can't crack it, just try 100 rounds.
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What is the name of this video game?

This is a little riddle about a mobile video game. Bounce to the music Jump on little orbs Make your own levels Design em', if you're bored
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What is the name of the board game? #3

This is a series of board game riddles, "Name the board game." Previous riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #2 From the given poem, name the board game. Climb me, climb me, climb ...
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What is the name of the board game? #2

This is a series of board game riddles, "Name the board game." Previous riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #1 Next riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #3 From the ...
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What is the name of the board game? #1

This is a series of board game riddles, "Name the board game." Next riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #2 From the given poem, name the board game. We hate cats, we hate cats. ...
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Who is the reigning queen?

A boy and a girl (Jack and Jill) were playing chess. The girl played with Red pieces and the boy played with White pieces, untraditional colors but all traditional rules. Near the end of the game, it ...
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To all you Game lovers

If BACKGAMMON is reverse of CONNECT4 And OTHELLO is BACKGAMMON and MONOPOLY together Then TRIVIAL PURSUIT is OTHELLO and what together? The "what" is of course a sit down game! ...
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Kitchen Riddle 3

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A regular riddle

I'm kept inside a boxy cage.A prefix for the modern age, I make the messages you create fly at a supersonic rate. Now that box has me and my friends inside a box with rounded ends. You can ...
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Who killed Mr. Green, and Why?

One sun-shining day in London, Twelve people attended a party. They didn't know who was coming, But they hoped the time would be hearty. Four husbands and wives were attending, Each one of two boys ...
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Who is the tall man?

Three men were talking in a bar, after drinking quite a bit. After an intense argument on the state of the city's crime, the tall one of them was indignant that he was right. He was wearing thick ...
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The Trolley Problem Revisited

A man decided to take the trolley to work one day. Along the journey, he discovered that the trolley driver has stepped off the trolley, and now no one was driving it. Determined to reach work on time,...
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A Second Hand Question

" It is a very simple question", said Grandpa " Look at that wall clock and tell me exactly how many times the Second Hand passes directly over the Minute and the Hour Hands in a 24 hour period....
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A Worthless Piece of Ri-ri-ri-ri-ri-ley

Disclaimer: Absolutely no offense to @Riley. Sorry if triggered. And now... (music), O.K. Productions proudly presents... the Worthless Ri-ri-ri-ri-ri-ley! My head is worth nothing, a piece of ...
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Another Animal Guessing Riddle--What animal am I?

Splendor, beauty, and rainbows of color, Mythical, legend'ry, and glorious splendor, Some of the many descriptions I have, Lahwran a ot ytiralumis a sah daeherof ym, Eulc a rof em esrever! People ...
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Riddle with a red hening

Periods in periods result in my contraction. One of which appears in the expanded starting fraction. I am often confused with that is taken from "in d'nest". To exhibit explicit qualities ...
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What goes up, but not down? (Please don't say a balloon)

What or who could I be? :) What goes up, but not down. Around, but not back. Forward, but not fast. Two steps to the right, and not usually to the left. You don't know me, but I ...
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How many hourglasses can the madman find?

A madman went into the room of time, To find his great wit and line; To his dismay he swallowed some wine, And now he can only count nine. Clearly nine cannot be right, For this has some sides of ...
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What happened at the casino?

Four men went to a casino To play some blackjack; The first started playing And won his first bet. The second got distracted With the girl in red dress; The third wandered over And forgot what to do. ...
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What is next in the number sequence?

Two and two is four, But three and three is nine; Four and four is eighty, But five and five is none. What is the next line in the sequence?
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Where on Earth have I flown?

I traveled to, and fro, and afar And arrived at my starting point, I stood facing north in the midst of the sea The farthest from any shore's viewpoint. I took a full turn and headed that way From ...
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I am the last of the three

With hopeful eyes, you gaze at me Hoping to catch up Never do you really see The drink that's in your cup You think that I've got all the answers And for all I know, I might ...
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A Familia(l)r Riddle

My family and I love to be united in four or five My name can be hard to pronounce, and I won't apologize My brother's always crying, really pulling on the heart And not many people can tell us two ...