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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Steve makes a riddle!

Congrats! Duck for finding the answer of : Steve misses _________? $\bullet$ Yesterday New Zealand won against Sri Lanka by 10 wickets! $\bullet$ Australia won against Afghanistan by 7 wickets. ...
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Two Odes, Two Rileys?

Let us praise... No, no more gibberish! Here you go! My infix is somewhere in the Middle East, My prefix annoy and make you muddy, My suffix a line, peculiar at least. And I, concealed, is ...
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It's all Greek to me!

My start, to begin with, isn't hers. Moving on, It sounds like the sound of the name of a con. And as for my ending? Well, it's quite the tale. Those who hear it are certainly floored, without fail....
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Who are they and what do they believe in?

English is not my native language so forgive me if my poem ̶s̶u̶c̶k̶s̶ isn't very well written. It might not even be a poem at all. The riddle still counts, though: Some people come to me all the ...
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Riley's, assemble!

Time for a Riley - it's been ages since my last one... My infix is energy, My prefix a curve. My suffix full of honey, And docs I preserve. or My prefix a curve, My infix entering ...
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Homophone Riddle 11

Haven't posted one of these in a while If you are new to the series, look through Homophone Riddles 1-10 ...
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Brooklyn nine nine 12 man riddle island [duplicate]

Surely the question is of two men on a see saw at a time as is conventional rather than a makeshift pivot scale making the question much harder as it is 12 men 11 of which are equal weight and one is ...
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What's written on the book?

I have a riddle for you guys: Of the four I am the oldest, of the five I am the lowest. On my back I have a temple and at it's feet what you need to find a woman. Look at her sister pointing at her....
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A mountain riddle

In school, I'm mostly concerned with geometry. However, both in Europe and in Asia I may see my rearrangements from above. What am I? --- EDIT --- The question has been edited in its tags.
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A Simple Seasonal Riddle

The first line of this riddle has been stuck in my head for some time, so I figured I'd write it down. The rest I came up with recently. Sleeping soldiers symbolize my start, while worker's ...
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A Potamodromous Riley

My prefix may have a pout, my infix, an inside lout, my Suffix is a long route, I am a wandering trout. or My Prefix proved smokes danger, my infix is to cover, my Suffix founded by ...
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A Riley Riddle that Moves Away

My prefix is when you jump into a lake My infix is when you reach the edge of it My suffix is if you are a nice chap My whole is always varying What am I?
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A Riley Respite

My prefix gets the guns. My infix makes things dull. My suffix appears at zero. My whole indicates a lull. What am I?
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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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One word: find it from these three lines [closed]

I went to paint in the nature. Alas, I got a nasty infection. I did recover by medication.
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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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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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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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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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What Am I? — A Little Riddle

The symbol, a part. The node, an object. One word. Hints: The riddle had been edited! The answer is still the same.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Such a crappy riddle

I'm on patrol I'm on a roll! I want to clean Could you please lean? What could I be? Your answer should be one or two words, depending on how you spell this well-used phrase. Make sure you provide ...
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Seek and ye shall find

My first question, and I made this riddle. Given a person you do not know, add me and they become more dangerous Given a rehearsed speech, add me and then put it on a Victrola Given an ...
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A Paper Record is What I Hamper

I can be used to mark your place, When, with less than ten, you will face, I can be found at your feet, There is a flat surface at my peak, I come in once the votes are cast, With me you ...