Questions tagged [riddle]

A riddle gives indirect clues about an unnamed object or concept to be identified.

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The First Gate: Why So Tense?

Greetings fellow puzzlers and puzzled alike! I’ve concocted a little puzzle for you all... Well little may be an understatement, but I'll come back to that. Before starting, you should know that the ...
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Secret message in a birthday email

A coworker sent this message around on his birthday. Apparently it has a secret message. Here is the exact email body: Good morning FakeCorp, I am turning 25 today so I'm offering loads of tasty ...
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Alternate, complex potions puzzle from HP fanfic

A long narrow room. The entrance is blocked by purple flame, the path onward blocked by black flame. On a table, the only thing in the room, are two dozen potions in opaque bottles. Half green glass, ...
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Unused By Only Three

First, beg for the most positive among the stables. Now you can do the second, beg for the independent. Now you can do the third, beg for the overlappable. Now you can do the fourth, beg for the ...
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An enrypted clue for the police

A well known German drug dealer contacted his accomplice through an encrypted note. The police caught the accomplice during a drug deal and found the note in his backpack. Note: (For those who can't ...
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Stool to love - who am I?

Recently, I was walking to Genua, where I stumbled upon Ego. He told me some Gordas were chasing him. Now, I usually don't follow Ego's advice, but before I could doubt him I saw Rozel and Fozel ...
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Grandma's keynote

Found this note which is addressed To my grandma, in her chest Since she's passed now, here's my quest.. What tickled her interest? And who invited her as guest?
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Can you get to the final message?

I am unsure of the difficulty of this puzzle, but feel free to give it a try My prefix is almost dissolved My infix is an array My suffix forms nouns of action I am the key t nwl i queyh v Since it'...
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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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Stress Not! - A North Daniels' Puzzle

Beep, beep, beep, beep... No, this was not the sound of D.S.I North Daniels playing miniature cricket on his phone, although that would be a preferable situation to the one he is in now. Unfortunately,...
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Crypto Riddle for a bonus track

here is a crypto riddle a artist named Master Boot Record put on the page of his music. 087 104 101 110 032 116 104 101 032 077 111 111 110 032 119 105 108 108 032 115 104 101 100 032 110 111 032 108 ...
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The Abnormality of me

I just got born. There's nothing I can do. Maybe "nothing" is such an appropriate word for an age 0. A year passed. There's still nothing I can do. I haven't changed. Maybe I am to retain my ...
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Daily Life of Mr.X

18 to 21: Search around internet like a blitz. 21 to 24: Exercise, both physically and mentally. 0 to 3: Direct and amplify a searchlight. 3 to 6: Forecast about cyclones twice. 6 to 9: Watch the ...
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7 clues that fit a squid

7 clues that fit an octopus, a monkey, the monkey's brother, the monkey's cousin and a Siamese centaur. small adorned place you can drink after about the kind I like to meet be1oved teacher ...
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We name everything

Hint: We name everything. And then I mean everything. E V E R Y T H I N G. Hard to sum it all up. Well, have a go at it: 13/59-21/18 11/36/15/19(2)/14 12/1/19/37 17/17(2)/53/36(2)/31/43 32/...
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Honda tutu del moto - Words which say something

You find a paper lying on the sand. Does it mean something ... an imgur maze, maybe ? Cultures reserve glasses. Twin economists migrates with tails in a fine risk. Conglomerate ... voo dun saga waga ...
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The plant king's story

I am here tonight to pledge a hero's deed on knife's edge his kingdom's name is a plant find it in places moisture scant. The castle on the verge to fall, due to a flock of livings small. It was left ...
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Good family relationship

Mr.K's message: It's a beautiful day outside! Geese are flying. Remember that my favorite seafood is squid? It's best served with Java waterdropwort! Let's eat them next time we meet, dad. Also note ...
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Used technique to solve web interface permutation used in linked answer

I would love to get to know how the user 'phenomist' came to his solution (Link) from a technical point of view. Of course I did tried it on my own. I used an interceptor to catch the HTTP request ...
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Know the right method, get your share

You took part in a bank heist and wait for your share. Finally this message comes in: ...
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Code Breaking ( Sort of )

So someone sent me this code breaking/riddle to solve and I got really confused on it. I do need help on it, The Code needs to come out into a Phrase ( group of words ) CLUE 1: 2210232013400 - ...
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Need Help Solving A Riddle

Riddle: Hand on Top Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4: My friend ask me the question, not sure on the source.
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I need help solving a riddle for my English class, any aid will be greatly appreciated

I need help solving a riddle for my English class, any aid will be greatly appreciated. When Blood runs black on crimson tides, a sanguine king sets out from this domain.
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Name That …Name? 14

My middle name is romantic which allows me to act I'm not related to George, so I sing for a fact I can be like a river in the Western world And I am also really commonly hurled Name the Name
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Who/What am I? A riddle poem of satire

I'm gigantic and pedantic, I come in many parts. Some see me as rigorous, but I'm unspokenly ridiculous. I like to guess and play, when it's my turn to say. I'm power-law distributed, not all ...
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Help me save Christmas - clock and word puzzle

My friend created this puzzle, it tells the Grinch's plan to ruin Christmas. I need to derive the plan from the clocks I have counted that there are 60 words. The clue is that time doesn't go ...
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Stuck trying to figure out a hidden message

As part of an ongoing "treasure hunt" in an online game that I take part in, there have been several forum posts made in an attempt to hint the participants to finding certain locations. However, ...
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Riddle: Atilla's Vow

The trade path between Calmarnock and Arcadia continues to be a hotspot for supposedly paranormal activities, people have been going missing at an alarming rate, the council wouldn't want to shut down ...
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What's meant here by this “GABL” and this whole message?

In "The Blue Scarab" in Dr. Thorndyke's Case-Book by R. Austin Freeman, Throndyke, who could find the dead body of Uncle Reuben in a meadow based on hieroglyphic letters on a blue scarab and ...
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It fits on every person

Clue 1: All starts and all finishes Clue 2: Good or bad Clue 3: Every person is affected by _______s Clue 4: Used as a linking verb, too Clue 5: As many letters as a brand acquired by David ...
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Alexa riddle of the day

I grow on a tree, bright like the sun and makes your lips pucker when you bite into one. Remember to squeeze me before eating me.What am I?