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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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Which company founder are we looking for? [on hold]

This is about solving this riddle in a group. I don't know the answer yet but I can provide you with the answer, if we find it together. The question is taken from a german online-quiz and I'll ...
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What is her name?

I stand before her, with calm nervosity No sweat, but still hot "Is it me or just the weather?" I think I keep asking myself if I should I definitely can, so I ask "What's your name, young lady?"
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Who got some sun on the voyage?

We meek internationalists go on a little afternoon voyage Who got some sun on the voyage? Hint #1: Hint #2: Hint #3: Hint #4:
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What did she name her son?

Cindy Tyler gave birth to a beautiful boy. She wanted her husband's suggestion to name him. Her husband was away on a mining exploration job. She texted to him For our beautiful boy please send me ...
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History Calls - Twice!

You'd send a letter to me, but I'm not quite what you think. You'd send a letter in me, but only if you didn't know me. I was a gem in my day for being both bold and precise. I stood ...
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What makes a man succeed?

What makes a man succeed, a host a captive, and a mess into something meaningful?
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Where are bad men sent?

I am usually grey and black, but with a tint of orange My inhabitants despise me, but my city loves me. What am I? I know that there are two possible answers for this, so I will ...
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One-one communication

5 people are standing in a circle - person A needs to tell his salary to person B, but none of the others should know A's salary. How is this possible, if every person only whispers to the person on ...
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A family of kings

I am a family of kings But I am the worst of my brothers I connect 5 to 13, but only if 9 is added to 4 To some I am the first thing discarded To others I am the last, most valuable possession What ...
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Some Rough Puzzling

My beginning is the beginning of glass My middle gives you a hand take one, a slang patriarch, and early college credit. I end with a downtrodden stone. What am I? As usual, ...
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What on Mars? (A Poem-based riddle)

I make your hair fall Your heart begins to fall, too But I don't cut them. I can be a rock In some places, I'm some dust You won't live much more. Uranium Mines An underground toxic find I ...
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Time to Settle Down!

Lots of puzzles on this site take some time to solve. Nothing wrong with that, but I'll try to introduce a short puzzle every now and then :) Gold is my meal; Silver, I free; My colour reveals ...
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You can see me, but you can not look at me

You can see me, but you can not look at me. I can be gone or around for months at a time. I am middle-aged, but I don't hear you telling me that. In finnish, I could be yours. What am I?
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Head of a Reich takes a seat

A fabric is used for a pretty silk dress, an empire eventually broke under stress, a language once used one's ideas to express, a man, head of Reich long before the SS. What am I?
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All my relatives are black but I'm not [closed]

Someone help me figure this one out. All answers are welcome, plants, animals, anything that helps me find the answer to this will be much appreciated.
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A fun series of riddles!

All of the clues will lead up to the key for a Vigenere Cypher: eutnn wo vvsf. Clue 1 (from www.riddles.com) I'm by nature solitary, scarred by spear and wounded by sword, weary of battle. I ...
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I am not a queen, who am I? [closed]

Here an easy one which dates back to when I was a kid. I have a crown Yet I'm not a queen I have a lot of children Yet I don't have a husband Who am I? Hint: Hint 2: Hint 3: Super ...
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Shot in the heavens afar

A cloak blankets way overhead, Beginning the time for your bed. Remember my comfort and love Inviting the skies up above. Look! You can reach like a kite; Look and not burn from ...
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My Identity Is What I Am. So What Am I?

You hear me all the time Yet I am not sound You see me all the time Yet I cannot be seen You use me all the time Yet you do not realize it I created your world Yet most ignore me I am always ...
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Why, Go Figure!

Burnt bridges are crossed. An icy leg breaks. The devil speaks in detail. Rain is pouring over furry pets. Milk or beans spill. A missing ship takes sail. Some system of hands to escape from! ...
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Marching Band Theme

I’m trying to figure out my marching band’s season theme. This is the clue we were given. I will know the answer on Monday so if you guess correctly or close, I will make sure to mark it. I hope you ...
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A pet rabbit called Belle

I have a pet rabbit. Her name is Belle. Most people think she is French (because Belle means "beautiful" in French, and my, this rabbit is beautiful) but she is not. Her fur was also painted Rainbow ...
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I am both joy and fear, what am I?

I represent both joy and fear I eat children by the piece, and they eat me too I am now retired, but I like to explore my landIf you've seen it you know I'm never settled They used to see me around ...
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My body leaves; my core can stay

My body leaves; my core can stay, Where I shall breathe another way. The route of south I always linger. My arms have arms; my ring no finger. What am I?
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What is wrong with my poem?

Poetry seemed too difficult this time Tough... I couldn't find many rhymes Ideas... just words, a literary crime. This poem doesn't feel right - what exactly is wrong with it? CLUE 1 CLUE 2
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No time for an emperor

I'm one word, made from two parts. Before this clause, some people I asked. One thought it was time to take chances! Another left to go where the dance is. Because they were lateral and ...
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Hello, Goodbye, Adios, Aloha

I say hello, I say goodbye One moment I'm low, the next I am high I can make you see something you did not see The invisible can be seen through me. What am I?
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I control the world, almost but not, what am I?

I control the world, almost but not my father has lost something entirely I was known before I was born I contain both the living and the unliving I have a granddaughter who knows everything not ...
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I am an eight letter word. What am I?

I am one of the oldest in the world, but oldest in India. I am one of the main resources for the Back Bone of India. I am a word with eight letters. Clue is
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You know me, but you don't know me. What am I?

Though I am not always bright You use me day and night Once I was black and blue But I'm not silver and grey One of me gives you more than this But not all who know me, know me I don't ...
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All my relatives are black but am not [closed]

All my relatives are black but am not
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I am seven letters word. Find me Who Am I?

When I am Seven letter word, I was founded on same day when The Yosemite TWA crash occurred. If you take and reverse my first three letters, I am traditional farmhouse which is in France. If you ...
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Puzzling Equations

Mathematics is a fascinating field of study, ever changing, far from finished. Arbitrary symbols, prescribed with special meaning become extraordinary challenges for the mind. And if you’re like ...
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Everybody wants me, everybody owns me, everybody needs me!

When you touch me I feel abused, but when you carry me around I feel amused. Why does that man wants me so bad? He even seems to be mad! You know, Donald Trump wants me as well! ...
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What's his horse name?

You're an adventurer looking for treasures. During one of your journeys, you encounter a knight riding a horse who agrees to tell you informations about a huge treasure he has heard of. Only if you'...
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The answer is buried there somewhere

Wow, the little negative cow army had a balmy sun war. The forty richest blameless homesteaders await the answers. Who did the cow army fight in the war? Hint #1: Hint #2: Hint #3:
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Four Directions #18 - Where and what am I?

To the North, Jorge and Natan spent some quality time To the South, a victory for a famous symbol To the West, you can check out one of Baird's To the East is a presidential coastal town A Nereid ...
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Always A-head of the game [duplicate]

A super fun riddle here: It has a head but never cries It has a bed but never sleeps in it It can run but never can it walk It has a bank with money What is this riddle describing?
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The Two and the One

I am the two and the one. I give life, hold life, fill life, But I also kill - and hide - and steal. I'm in your backyard - go look, I'm there! I am the two and the one. Two ...
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Four Directions #17 - Where and what am I?

To the East is a place where arrows may flow To the West you may see Beelzebub hitching a ride To the North is a view if your vision's not clouded To the South is a place where languages were born I'...
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Find My Mission For Me

I am a spy for the CIA. Since I am in a hostile territory, my next mission was given to me in a very coded manner. Today, while playing chess in the local park a briefcase landed on my head. Feeling ...
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What doth I be?

Embraced by rock, then taken by the air Born unto water, yet a friend of fire Child of the gods of the sky Who am I, who am I? As mighty as the rock As a fast as the wind As wise as water As ...
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The better I do my puzzling the further I am from my goal

My mother always told me To try my best And all the things I wish for Will come to me But I’m standing here And I know The better I do my puzzling The further I am from my goal Which is: Downloading ...
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All in one piece, we mend holes in your socks

All in one piece, we mend holes in your socks. Minus a head, we're yours, skewed. Minus a tail, we hold drinks on the rocks. Minus another, we're you. Minus our next head, we're nothing but us. ...
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Riddle - What does it mean?

What am I? 03/04/19 13:36 UTC This is very abundant The most that you'll see And its group and number Is what you will need Now somewhat repetetive For you who ...
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A Perfect Polish

I slide with a rustle Of needles that hang, To glide in the tunnel And scrape every fang. I spread with a slither Of slime and a slew, To shred and to wither The gold from the chew. What ...
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What do they all mean?

The names of two pres'dents, and one of a time traveler, A most famous sorceress, and a programmer's laughter. A call for assistance, an invisible juncture. What do they all mean? (One ...
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Super-Villain's Super “Riddle”

We are four entities fear us all, We are the most feared above them all. Below is our spoken message, prepare your fall, Mixed and scrambled to watch you fall. We are all born into this world through ...
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The Anagrammy… what?

Hello, did you hear about the Anagrammy Contest? No, wait — the anagrammy competition... or the anagrammy tournament? Look, I don't remember what it's called, exactly. Great, isn't it? >:( It ...
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I need help on these 4 riddles [duplicate]

I need an answer for 4 riddles A man was shot to death while in his car. There were no powder marks on his clothing which indicated that the gunman was outside the car. However, all the windows were ...