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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. Do not use this just to mean a difficult problem or puzzle.

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One word: find it from these three lines [on hold]

I went to paint in the nature. Alas, I got a nasty infection. I did recover by medication.
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Word Transformations

I am a gap Rearranged, an accelerator Take one and rearrange, an animal Rearrange that, a skin condition. I am a gap Take one and rearrange, a garden tool Take one ...
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You can't see this rebus riddle

It is a rebus, fine But also a riddle It must be a sign Spoken but seen a little
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A Relaxing Riley Riddle

My prefix is a rotation. My suffix is a stiff bristle. My infix is holding a kitten. Ah, what's my name?
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People love, but hate to see me

When I'm around, better stay inside People love, but hate to see me; My task is to hide As my quest is for your life to be the key What am I?
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A word loved by poets

A word loved by poets in five equal parts The end of a dog is how two of them start The third can be found in the land of Jafar The fourth can be useful to learn where you are The ...
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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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Help me solve This [on hold]

i once ruled london and parts of england, now you find me in China, india, pakistan; i swallow cities and hide everything in sight- look around, look around, what am l?
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Simple Maths Riddle 6

A sixth riddle! There's a function just (reserved) for me though you need three of me to complete it. Don't simplify (me) when the top's much larger; I'll ...
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Words sequence please help [closed]

My friend gave those word sequences,you basically need to find the word that best fit the x line:trigon::circle:x Cone:ellipse::circle:x Primus:current::ultimo:x Cube:tetrapod::tetrahedron:x ...
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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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What is my word

What is this word (I have put it in parts)? The first part is big, fat and found at the zoo The second part may have been lurking beneath your childhood bed The third part means the same as 6/4 The ...
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What Am I? — A Little Riddle

The river, a cycle. The symbol, a part. The node, an object. One word. Hint:
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Richard's Favourite TV Programme

My friend Richard is a huge TV fan so I recently asked him for some recommendations. He wouldn't tell me his favourite show but sent me a list of descriptions of some shows he likes to watch: ...
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Solve this nice little everyday puzzle

What is the solution? Use only the hints that are really necessary to solve the puzzle: Hint 1 Hint 2 Hint 3 Hint 4 Hint 5 Hint 6 Hint 7 You may quickly solve it using this hint! Solution
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My non living appearance can't deceive

Can be square, rectangle or circle And in my head, antennas can live, Nowadays, people can't live without me Although, knowing my non living appearance can't deceive. Who am I? HINT ...
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I am misunderstood, what am I?

I am united, and I am old, like a wine I am popular now, east to west, but I am misunderstood I am known in several forms/names, but I am inclusive of many of them I am ...
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Can you find my name?

I am known for my sacredness, I also provide brightness. I am very noble. I have a million inside me, But I end with a thousand. Who am I? HINT 1
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A musical commute to work

I've always had... rules about how I get to work, and the eclectic music I listen to on the way. Currently my playlist on my way to work is: Fergie Röyksopp 50 Cent Abba Harlem Spartans ...
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Maybe you should Chew on This for a while!

I looked into a big black bag and found some dip. I chewed on it. When I got to the end I spit out towards a light that never seems to move. As I traveled towards this light, I noticed that the ...
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Need help for this riddle [closed]

Hope some of you can help me with this one. The riddle is in Danish but I have tried to translate it. When you see me, I am small and only visible in the dark. Yet, I am longer and wider that the ...
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Enjoy You Shall

My prefix you do with trash, My infix duplicated. Without half of my infix the suffix gets lazy, And the word you definitely enjoy!
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Catching Your Focus

This may need some attention to get it, or it may be too easy for the community. My prefix sins, refutes, and help you see, My infix you won't bother to count. My suffix tells you if ...
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A Cunning Riley Riddle

You might view this riddle on my prefix, It also comes with cheese, My infix is the largest of my suffix, I am a cunning scheme. What am I?
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Can you guess my restful riddle? [closed]

I have three faces. One of them looks down as the other two stand strong, side by side. What am I?
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Not money - What or who am I? [closed]

Here is my first attempt at a riddle. I welcome suggestions for improvement. Here it is: In most cases, I am purchased and changed by my owners (debatably) adding value to me, then given away for ...
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Fiction Book Who Am I? #4 (Guess the book too!)

Oh no.... I stumbled upon another of these, and it asks for the person AND where the story left off! But I suppose I have to give it to you... When I was the spry age of eight, My house, or shop, ...
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2 Related Riddles

I come in many shapes and sizes. Some forms have even won some prizes. But most of us look much the same. Speed you can gain with some game. But what is my name? To use us you must have some tricks. ...
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The Sphinx puzzle - Heroes of might and magic II

What is the answer? The Sphinx asks you the following riddle: I'm a brook that continues, an old woman or two, when misspelled I'm a trinket, do I confuse you? I'm inane at each moment, ...
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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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Fiction Book Who Am I? #3

Previous ones: #1 and #2. I came with three but was entombed Smelled leaves for way too long I came out with the help of gold But see one missing Then I went west, almost sixteen With ...
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Fiction Book Who Am I?

I am a fiction character that follows these criteria: A maiden huntress, whose life was brief I left my brother with a lot of grief Died fiddling with lots of gears My friends, my friends, ...
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A strange message from space?

I was listening to AM radio (frequency 1480) the other day and an odd message came through in what seemed like an infinite loop. Drop 5. Echo 0. Negate 0. Split 4. Enter 1. A ...
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My drunken formula?

I know that today is an important day, but I can't remember why... All I have in my possession is this formula I wrote last night in my drunken stupor: You go here: $$B = 25 + \biggl(\frac{O}{...
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The rough road to sweet victory

Up in the sky I am four Once revered in times of war With bloodshed I guard my farm Planting beans to try and charm I closed the door of Opportunity Creating bars for the community What am ...
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You cannot touch me, but I can touch you, who am I? [closed]

You cannot touch me, but I can touch you. I can’t hear you, but you can hear me. I can't follow you, but you can follow me. Who am I?
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I am an object, I am below you [closed]

I am an object. I am below you. When you remove my first letter, I'll be above you. When you remove my first two letters, I disappear. What am I? Please I've been trying to ...
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What am I, can you solve it?

I am a figment of your imagination. You travel on me but only forward. I create everything and also destroy everything if exposed to me long enough. No one or no thing has survived me and will not. ...
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A valuable Riley

My prefix has a value when defined My infix has value when it's refined My suffix is not usually moved My whole is after something's been removed What am I? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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What am I? Beat the clues

It can be hard or soft It’s closer than you think The fog is clearing It’s wet in there
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Fiction Book Who Am I? #2

Of course, I may be too early, but here it is: When I promised not to tell I didn't know why not But when I came up with "freckles" I knew it had to stop I got caught by the talented ...
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A Warm Riley Riddle

My infix has been removed. My suffix is this. If you can read this, you're on my prefix. If you read this in the morning, you might guess me sooner - what am I? The usual. Please have ...
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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 suffix is short for the place where you are…

My suffix is short for the place where you are, My infix for who, My prefix for where you can learn about what's Mistaken for me in a crowd at least two. To echo a riddle that's ...
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I may be a fraud

I may be a fraud. But give me your admiration and I shall dominate late night TV. Give me a stone and I shall be a symbol of celebration. Give me your filth and I shall make you clean. Give me but ...
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Why do I always lose? [duplicate]

As always, good luck! Sarah is really good at math. I mean, really good at math. Every now and then we play this game where we take turns picking random numbers between 1 and 10, and we add these ...
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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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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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Casual brothers

We're a bunch of five brothers (though others exist), We have varied jobs: one of us is a chemist, Another a hunter, a zookeeper, a singer, The oldest of us is a former adventurer! ...
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Stop and Take a Breath!

I've been to the carnival; I've been to the robber's den. I've seen judges who are just and unjust. Can't really judge them; I've been one to make mistakes, too. I've also seen twins ...