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 'double agent' two-step on a waltzing floor

I'm in a jam – cornered I am! – No clue 'bout where to go Here's what went down, a pretty gown Some wine, a French chateau She whispered underneath her breath "Come dance with me and ...
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Find the place, find the palace

A part of me was a mode of transportation in the past. A part of me is the mode of transport in the present. A part of me is an important place in two fictional novels. A part of me has acted in the ...
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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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Never Completed Game - Difficult Riddle

The seventeenth of the primes. Its twin is twentynine. Po. Let’s drive. Bye, Alfonsín. Add seven triangular. Sweet. It named the Valley. This riddle is taken from https://www.nevercompletedgame....
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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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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 ...
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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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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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How do you feel?

Someone's spilled coffee On your white shirt. The report you spent Four hours on, Ruined in the rain. And someone's decided That it'd be funny if you found, Dragon dung in your in-...
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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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Suzankas Riddle

Here is a puzzle I have been trying to solve for a long time. It was given at work as a monthly puzzle but the solutions were never released.
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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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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 ...
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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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A progressive Riley

Okay. This is the first Riley I've written, and it gets progressively harder as you go along, so here goes. I wrote this, and then realized that I used a mispronunciation of the target, so I had to ...
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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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Tokyo metro puzzle #5

This is based on the first, second, third, and fourth. It will be the finale of the series. It relies on the answers to the previous four. Takebashi (solved by Nick & Brandon_J) ??? Ikebukuro (...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #2

This is similar to the previous one, however they are independent. The map is here. Here is the riddle: ...
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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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Determined the missing items

The two distinct sets of numbers below exhibit a pattern from the same kind, similar,but at the same time somewhat contrasting and a bit different to each other,one set is complete, the task is to ...
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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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Need Help Solving A Riddle

Riddle: Hand on Top Hint 1: The answer is a phrase Hint 2: It's known as 3434 and 4343 means the opposite Hint 3: It's was used in WWII Hint 4: The first letter of each word is ...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #4

Yet another Tokyo Metro puzzle based on the map! Puzzles 1, 2, and 3 are avaliable. Riddle: ...
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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 ...