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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Who are these 3 brothers?

Bob: I’m doing the video speeches for this celebration thanking the three brothers. Do you have anything to say? How have they influenced you? Sue: I’d like to thank them for giving me an intuition ...
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Alone in the corner - who am I?

I'm always alone in the corner of the (usually) black/white surface, Although sometimes people come to me at the time of exit, You have to cross 14 bridges for a vacation from me, I'm half of my ...
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If I described my name, I would do it like this

There's multiple parts to my name. In fact, I'd say there's two short and three long parts. First is two, second is three. But they're the long ones. Then things get a bit trickier, but no harder ...
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Come Sail Away - Who am I?

Crazy or not, you know who I am, I can use a knife, not just for jam. Death is nothing new to me. You know the glasses that help me see. Rogue or not, I've saved the world. I salute when the flag is ...
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Riddle: A simple world for me

Some think I live in strange neighborhood. Everyone who lives here has some job they have to maintain. Many people tend to forget about mine though. Some people might think my job is to ...
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Gold and Silver Cubes

An aged King, after losing his only son in battle, determines to divide his kingdom amongst his wisest advisors. He presents two solid cubes, one made of gold, the other made of silver, and a wooden ...
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Changing perspective

Where am I? If I'm stuck in the middle, but can look around as much as I'd like; I can see 120, 24 times. These 24 are actually arranged into groups of 3 across 8 complete imaginary ●'s of view. ...
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I convey the invisible

I convey the invisible, I convey what can be felt, But not seen, Inside my heart, I am not as nice as I could seem to be, That is because I deliver the invisible, At the speed of a mere blink, ...
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I Am Inside You, But Never Others, And I'm A Spy For Both Groups. What Am I?

I am inside you, but never others, Everybody always uses me every second, more than once, When you want to ask a question, I am something good to bring up, If you change me even a little, I become ...
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World-wide web or perhaps a bit more narrow-minded?

Beware: solving this riddle requires being technically fluent in both digital platforms described below (using them both is essential). Even though Bootstrap doesn't propagate itself as being narrow-...
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A riddle by any other name

On his retirement, Bill Gates left behind a four number combination safe with a dial similar to this. In that safe is a secret that had eluded him many years ago...along with a small fortune of course....
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The queen of riddles

Every good story is build up of acts, one of which is a tragedy, they all convey a mystery, how many there are is history, by the time you know your destiny. $ $ Destined for greatness ...
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What movie am I?

The grid below contains the first part of a movie quote. What is the full 46-word quote, and what is the movie? Hint #1: Hint #2 Hint #3: Hint #4: Hint #5:
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difficile est saturam non legere

Well, my last question wasn't received that well, nevertheless I will make a better one, besides you will need all the answers you can get. vcejssnr Now I can't leave you with a stupid cryptogram ...
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Riddle inspired by House of Lies intro

(Inspired by House of Lies intro) What am I? You already know what I am! I'm not a executive consultant, and I'm not Marty Kaan. All I have to do is make you think you don't know. I'll ...
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My locomotions are unusual. What am I?

I swim on the soil. I walk on the water. I fly under the ground. I sit on the air. What am I?
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I am a ? I fly high

I fly high with various colors on me. But most of the time I sit in a corner and not fly. I hate rain. And I usually don't come out during a rainy day. A sling of my hair is always long enough to ...
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Riddle: Life of the party

All I remember was being at a store and then all of a sudden someone was taking me to this party! Some people couldn't stop staring at me. (Maybe they were impressed when I was holding onto ...
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So Popular, What am I?

Pursued by many, hated by few, It's amazing how much I can do. Creation, enlargement, or despise, Tell me now where you keep your eyes. Life or death, on different fronts, I am the goal of many hunts. ...
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To forever come around

One for hunt and silver hue. One for war and battles due. One for trade and souls askew. One for sky and thunder too. One for love and beauty true. One for peace and fortune through. One for light and ...
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Thou came here for a rest

Thou came here for a rest. With my body, I made a shelter Thou feel so cool, when I flutter Thou touch me with his finger didn't know whether it hurts me And I get some sketches but feel ...
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Riddle: Come ponder with me

Come ponder with me, as we go forth, How we behave in a manner of worth. With a single change, that worth is no more. Instead we consider the ones before. After one more change, seen with different ...
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Kill me please else I will be responsible for the murder of my children

I wait for you, by taking deep breaths to start our journey. If you are travelling fast I don't breath(I am with no lungs for sure). You leave many children behind me during the journey and I will ...
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Mary had a riddle lamb #2

"Mary had a riddle lamb, brain-tease was hard as stone!" Scratch that thing, It's the name of this being! Not only a furry creature, But the sweetest of nature! Damn horrible intruder, Get out of ...
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Shiny as a diamond - What am I?

Shiny as a diamond Once thought to be under the sea Better than a snake I seek to bring joy to many You are my master, I control your slave Read my words only where defined If you don'...
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Quite a distance from the start to the end of this short riddle. Who am I?

Eight furlongs fall between my twin ends. Remembering fond days or greeting good friends, All those who see me suspect that they please. To summon me, several folks need to say cheese. I've ...
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Can your vision see?

I come from the dark, but I was born in the bright I open your eyes into my origins The cloths I give to everything and everyone, are simple to me When I pass through you, you can't see me, because ...
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The lamest rhyme I ever wrote

The lamest rhyme I ever wrote Was one involving Don Quixote. No, wait, a lamer one than that, The famous movie Chocolat. But maybe even lamer still, The butchering of "centre-ville". And ...
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Sounds like a story, romantic - What am I?

Your heart pumps, asking why, "I am here to make you cry. It's hard to say goodbye but leave me so you could fly." your mind said love, but your body said hate happiness is together and you gain ...
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Who am I?…Younger and older does not meet

Younger and older does not meet. But big and small does meet. Tall and short does not meet. Breadth does but length never meets... Who am I?
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Sssssssslither - What am I?

Sssssssslither You can read me like a book I'm so tiny and compact 6 long years I took I can remember a lot A very basic procedure White is very important to me Beautiful for sure ...
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I am your cup of coffee - What am I?

I am your cup of coffee Applicable for anyone I am very objective I came from the sun After drinking me you'll be very active You can take me anywhere There's no garbage with me ...
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You might find me in a costly lawsuit. What am I?

About Me Pros: I always let my friends go first. To some of my groups of friends, I mean every. No matter who I am around, I always have an effect on them. I am strong-willed; none of my ...
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I am blank and meaningless - What am I? [closed]

Alone I am blank and meaningless, I have no end of uselessness. But together with man's thought and ingenuity, I have no limit to versatility.
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Motivational but Not - What am I?

Maybe one word, or maybe two, Read these lines, find the clues. Determination must first start, Sometimes it leads to starting art. No matter where it goes, one must first try, Without the start of ...
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Do you even know who I am anymore? What am I?

The last time you were hot, I cooled you down, And you praised me. But yesterday you said I looked "big and fat," And I was sad. Yet today I felt better when you told all your friends that I looked ...
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Bathed in violence… Say my name!

In the darkness, I stay hidden, then with the cleansing sweep, I step out from the shadows, as I watch the whole world weep. I was torn apart, my body bent, forever segregated. Broken, I at first ...
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Who am I that you might ask?

I am faster than you can run, so abandon me, go home and have fun. I live where the moon rise from above, so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove. I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock, ...
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Sherlock Holmes and the road to perdition

"Ah, Sherlock, we were waiting for you. Something horrible has happened and we need your help." Sherlock Holmes had barely entered the Security Council room. Only a few hours ago, he was summoned ...
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So tell me now - What am I?

So tell me know, can you figure out, The clues I'll give are all about A subject many really quite hate, The moment they hear it, from the gate. It really is useful, as science would say, Scientific ...
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If held here I'm dangerous

In more ways than one, My end brings a start, But can also bring the end itself. I end all fun, But I only ever began with grief.
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Five puzzles in one!

This is an experiment of nested puzzles. The answer of each puzzle is necessary to solve the next one. Sometimes you have to manipulate it, sometimes you have to open your eyes (and mind). Run, to ...
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I have the sharpest beak in all my friends . Who am I?

My body is green My hair and eyebrows are blue My eyes are a very light shade of purple I have the sharpest beak in all my friends I painted my wall and floor in a light shade of purple I am named ...
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I make up everything - What am I?

I make up everything But I am nothing without the others When I change, my buddy changes But it's likely, I'll never meet my buddy You'll never see me But you can know who I am
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Cry me a River?

I am born everyday, and always awake Some times I am plenty, and some times none I don't have feet and I travel light People, few happy, are on me And day by day, they want me more To put the ...
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I can't be touched, but I often touch

I cannot be touched, but I often touch, I have no shape or form, But I can be soft or rough: Can you guess what I am? I can be short or long, but don't always take up space. I can, however, forever ...
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Oh how I lie - What am I?

You call me a liar, and say I was the first. But I was the second, the first liar isn't cursed. I'll open, open, and tell you what I see. If I start to fight, you'd think I start with a knee. Whether ...
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I am not Alien Then who am i?

Treat me baby who Abode of the good But don't think my origin is asteroid but believe me, i am not that alien I have traveled Millennium distances but that may not whistler in your ...
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The beginning of the beginning - What am I?

The beginning of the beginning and start of all, The beginning of the beginning and part of a call. I bring pain and suffering, but lots of love. I cause serious foolishness, but am pure as a dove. ...
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I killed your entire family, but you still love me

I am what they cherish, Those who cherish, Are also those who detest ardently. I murder with ease and comfort, And be loved with purpose. I am a drug to the eye, And to the heart, You love me ...