Questions tagged [riddle]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
10
votes
8answers
977 views

I can ruin a party

I can ruin a party Showing up uninvited Though some are pleased to see me When they get real excited Even those who would first shun me Won't mind meeting me again, Or after certain indications They'd ...
-2
votes
4answers
6k views

Divide 40 eggs over 7 days, use odd numbers [closed]

I ve been asked to solve this riddle; Eat 40 eggs in 7 days. Minimum 1 egg a day. Only use odd numbers...
1
vote
1answer
401 views

What popular thing does this text represent?

As my first riddle, good luck finding what hides behind that text! The man thinks it's silver All he's selling is his old dirty cave A wednesday afternoon he tries and he tries but get none Times ...
7
votes
1answer
787 views

Who in the universe am I?

I love it green, but I inherited a blue one from my father, who now fancies red instead. My father did not have a father himself, and my sister loves to do solo. Who am I?
6
votes
5answers
3k views

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 ...
11
votes
2answers
744 views

Who am I with the death number 5.8

My death number is 5.8 Last two days i didn't slept Being compared to an illuminating object in the bad conditions I didn't listen to the person who is everyone's well wisher The hint is that ...
-5
votes
3answers
439 views

The pole, the 15 foot rope, and the donkey 20 feet away [closed]

A donkey was in a stable, tied by a 15-foot rope to a pole. He then walked 20 feet out of the stable. How is this possible?
3
votes
1answer
267 views

What word am I thinking of?

What word am I thinking of? ...
12
votes
1answer
382 views

Hidden by the Vegetable Lie

Sage of mountain, oracle of sky, Hidden by the vegetable lie. Dutch affection in voices gilt When Windy City's tower was built. Bane of the hasty, raven's prey, Powers grown from birth to today. ...
10
votes
2answers
3k views

Riddle without a twist (this riddle may/may not kill you!)

This is a riddle without a twist. A straight forward one. Not almost, but all the lines will point you in the right direction. The puzzle is really really easy. I am sure someone is going to post the ...
19
votes
3answers
1k views

A curious little planet

Somewhere in this universe, there is an extremely tiny planet covered entirely in water. The only inhabitable surface on The entire planet is a raised Platform that keeps the animals on the planet ...
13
votes
1answer
702 views

When I am stressed

When I am stressed, I can say so much more, I'm three times within myself, Twice Window, Once door. What am I?
5
votes
1answer
242 views

What Strange Place am I in?

As I sat there, a woman in black asked me if I had decided yet. I told her I hadn't, but she gave me a glass anyway. Later, she came again. This time I had decided. So, she went and got something from ...
5
votes
1answer
343 views

A powerful vice. Who am I?

Fine, precise, a powerful vice. I draw up blood, thin crimson penned; Yet with never a wound can I contend. Under careful conditions am I used, although on occasion I've been ...
6
votes
2answers
501 views

You frequently use me on the net. What am I?

I am a six letter word. My 1,2,3 is very abundant on earth. My 2,3,4 is an organ. My 3,4,5 is part of circle You frequently use me on the net. What am I?
0
votes
2answers
328 views

What can't you learn?

My first riddle, it's probably too easy though. You can get almost any knowledge from one book or another, but there is one thing that is absolutely impossible to learn from a book. What is it? I'm ...
31
votes
1answer
106k views

I am the first in Earth, What am I?

I am the first in Earth, The second in Heaven. I appear twice in a week, Never in a month, Once in a year. And I am found in the middle of the sea. What am I?
-2
votes
2answers
242 views

What is special about this number?

The number is 154967328. No other information is given, except that it's possible to answer in a minute (so no complex calculations). What is specil about the number?
0
votes
1answer
409 views

Elegant with sharp thing, Who am I?

I am more elegant than others. I am looks like one of animal but I am still mystery and not exist. I have things which my duplicate haven't. Impressive for children, Found in their thought and ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Who/What am I? A Riddle to my dear

Dear, You like me, and I'm just like you We can't touch, but we can talk to We can't hear, but we can see through I'm always there and you come more than once 'Cause once is not enough for ...
3
votes
3answers
857 views

You dare to eat me?

Who am I? I lived a long successful life I did Starting out was rough as a kid I seemed to catch break at age thirty eight Working under the governor sure was great In '64 I ...
4
votes
6answers
2k views

Name me, Who am I?

I am who I am, Returned to the world, To Save or to Damn, My banner's unfurled. So many names I have, But one always true. No golden Calve, But worship you do. My people, they came. Their weapon ...
6
votes
5answers
968 views

Cats, More Cats, and Questions

Seemingly cat traps love medley, Cats love the responses to me, I help prevent a big clean up, So you can type up Sup! I trap cats like a boss, since they can't get across, I put a bounty on this ...
2
votes
2answers
217 views

Magic Numerical Equations [closed]

What number is ? in follow? 2 = 46 4 = 812 8 = 1624 16 = ?
1
vote
1answer
146 views

Some crazy equations [duplicate]

8 = 2 68 = 3 91 = 1 32 = 0 883 = 4 761 = ? What number should be instead of ? in this: ...
12
votes
2answers
1k views

A Twice-Seasoned Riddle

This riddle is in season twice per year. Now is one of those times. My first turns a harsh command into a start And aid for a structure to aid from the heart. Two of my second can take you ...
0
votes
5answers
471 views

What should X be? [closed]

3 9 3 9 3 8 6 4 8 6 2 4 2 4 2 9 8 X 8 9 What should X be? Thanks in advance!
12
votes
1answer
858 views

This one should be popular!

My first attempt: One was a star. The best was bested. One drove a car. One only rested. One made art. With stones they vied. But then they did part. And half of them died. ...
15
votes
6answers
2k views

What's your diagnosis?

Being what you think you are would mean you cannot think. Being what you really are means you're wrong in having this. What am I? Hint 1: Think about: Hint 2: Think about: Hint 3: Think about:...
16
votes
1answer
959 views

A Halloween Riddle

My first's where you are when you aren't trick-or-treating My next is the start of what kids will be eating My third, when gigantic, might test your comport My fourth starts the season where ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

I'm with you only when there is happiness And I leave you when you are all in sadness

I am your best friend But I'm not the same like the others I'm with you only when there is happiness And I leave you when you are all in sadness Hint:
6
votes
1answer
587 views

Yet another backwards hangman

Insprired by the previous backwards hangman (created originally by Alex, see here), which was solved so quickly, I though I'd make another one. Hopefully slightly harder! Three solutions in a minute ...
3
votes
2answers
260 views

Mixed Backwards Hangmen

My previous backward hangman (created originally by Alex, see here), was still solved too quickly, so I thought I'd make another tweak to make it a bit more tricky. This time, whatever the bizarre ...
11
votes
3answers
977 views

Don't get caught by the Hang Man

Bringing back the Backwards Hangman (created by Alex, see here for the first). fill in an "f" - The devil may carry. fill in a "d" - Probably has glasses. fill in a "c" - Popped at the party. fill in ...
4
votes
1answer
469 views

Could you *be* any more metaphorical?

The following, apparently random list of seemingly random nonsense is a metaphorical interpretation of something that exists in the real world. What is it? As always, go line by line. But once you ...
3
votes
1answer
286 views

Yes, I *can* be more metaphorical

Same deal as previous post. One real world source; answers must explain each line and what they all mean when put together. Additionally amongst the mortality, while the final several cadavers ...
3
votes
1answer
309 views

A Riddle of Many Faces

I have been many things in my life. Specifically, and in order, a monkey, a knife, a junkie, an alien, a lunatic, a cat, an aristocrat, a clown, and finally, an earthling. What or who am I, and ...
5
votes
1answer
273 views

This one should be popular: Part two!

Beatles and Friends: Derek, some called me, Earlier in my life. I took Majnun's story, And my best friend's wife. I met them with Richard. In circles it goes. And twice near the end, My service they ...
12
votes
11answers
3k views

Who or what are we?

One I made myself. Have fun! You need me. You need me in many ways. Yet, I'm slowly losing my family. You can count on me as you always did! The sound of an explosion, transferred to the orange ...
11
votes
1answer
1k views
8
votes
4answers
3k views

Riddle I have no idea: “One for the front / Two for the back …”

One for the front Two for the back You will never need three. What is this? I thought it might be personality.
21
votes
3answers
5k views

Simple riddle involving time travel

This is a simple one, but it's BTTF (Back to the Future) day, so I figured it was appropriate: What goes a minute in four seconds?
5
votes
4answers
863 views

Dungeon Crawler - Final Level

You are the protagonist in a game designed by NeedAName Inc. Proceed through the levels using your video game knowledge to solve the puzzles therein. Solve all levels and beat the game! Level 4: ...
0
votes
1answer
406 views

Enemies are Everywhere I Look!

A last hurrah for the video game challenge: Well here I am, on the run from the mob. Lin Hyle, that’s the pork-peahatted big boss that I’ve done wrong. Like, like I don’t really know what I did to ...
-2
votes
3answers
863 views

Riddle: Where am I at?

I woke up this morning with a bit of amnesia, so I need help identifying where I'm at. In the last 10 minutes I saw a pyramid, the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and a pirate ship. Hint: _ _ ...
7
votes
1answer
336 views

A Multi-leveled Gaming Concept

Many games runs on me, yet I'm found in a game. To the game's family, I lend also my name. So go run and climb, and jump with abandon, but remember that I'm the thing that you stand on. Please tell ...
18
votes
3answers
2k views

Are You All of These, or Just The One?

I am looking for someone to be my match. Try this riddle to see if it's you. This riddle is slightly different, but I think you will get used to it with time. Your brain is evolved, is it not? Then ...
-2
votes
1answer
1k views

A love letter, 13 years after death

You walk into your room, and give a quick glance at your iPad that you've had for so long. It's been a while (to be exact, 6, no, 13 years) since everything's, well, happened, and you've realized that ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

My Life…Sucks

I feel empty inside, but I think writing about it will help me cope. Here is some prose I wrote: Am I dreaming again? This doesn’t look like the dreams that I am used to... Worse. At times I ...
5
votes
1answer
413 views

Dungeon Crawler: Level 2.5

You are the protagonist in a game designed by NeedAName Inc. Proceed through the levels using your video game knowledge to solve the puzzles therein. Solve all levels and beat the game! Level 2.5: A ...

1
95 96
97
98 99
110