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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Name that Entity (5)

Dont be fooled by my grandiloquence look past the words to find my substance Past my skin if you shall pry my prominent brother will make you cry I am almost shallow but dont confuse Utilise my ...
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I am short and I always exclaim

I am short and I always exclaim I vary in appearance, but only have one name I am silent, but in your head I make sound I am intangible and often bound I often come with colors, And always with ...
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Name that Sandwich

Light, soft and healthy is me mirrors are all over these if finding gold is rather dismal I sit next to the one in Pepto-Bismol Different letters here is your goal somewhere to go with an ...
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Solve the equation

Requested by some to vacate in time I could pack and migrate Don't think too hard, just differently don't link me with discrepancy Laugh at the answer you will say enter the mind but will I stay
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Nobody will end up dead

In this battle you are choosing weapons hard or sharp or flat, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, otherwise a futile threat. Despite the arms which you are using nobody will end up dead, for this ...
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A really sad riddle

I'll admit I'm mostly blue, but it's not so great to have something constantly piercing through you. I might even be in tears, but I can definitely be beautiful too.
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What am I? 'Tis the season of mutual puzzling

I'm born when one is over the treasure spot, I'm used when you drive to buy a present, I'm born in the spirit of mutual gift-giving, Yet I'm literally a super negative one. Kinda short, so ...
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Say my name and I disappear

Here's a cute little riddle I heard in the movie Life is Beautiful. Say my name and I disappear. What am I?
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And a wall divides them all

We are all cut by it It protected but also hurt It crumbles now in its old age And its stones are of some homes Eight of us form the group. It excluded of course. Igianugi is our name when our ends ...
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Rebellious little--

Riddle This is the story of one of many. This one wishes to tell you its tale. It's just the same as any... "I am the sum of a million lives, my work is all from them. Each entry is a ...
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We hurt without moving

We hurt without moving. We poison without touching. We bear the truth and the lies. We are not to be judged by our size. What are we?
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Except when I wash

I am always growing, but I never get any taller. I am hard but I can bend. I can be seen in many colors, but those colors are not me. I move often, but I can't move unassisted. I cannot feel pleasure ...
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Children should not watch me

I am four corners. I both destroy and tantalize. I intersect. I describe what children shouldn't watch.
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I am the purpose of this riddle

I am the purpose of this riddle and I am without grace. I dislike comfort, but give me the title of doctor, and I'll go back and forth in an eternal loop for you.
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The riddle of the bridge dwellers

I shout and I am silent. The deaf can hear me. The blind cannot. I am a tool of bridge dwellers.
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Cocktails in zero G

People might think that I am where you buy cocktails in zero G. But, I have been there 28 times while writing this and I am not drunk.
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God must live here

As a young child, you always live here. Later you leave me often. But you always return, sooner or later. I have no beginning or end. I am infinite. Therefore, if God exists, God must live here, too. ...
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Flight Inc., supply order

Flight Incorporated has just recently posted these advertisements: Buying Fuel for High Prices! Buying fuel for our spaceships Fuel in possession/fuel needed in gallons: $\Delta = 1000/\...
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Cry you may crook

Cry you may crook As you gaze at my look A top notch runner Diverts while I cover I parch or I perch But outwardly search A stretch and a spring An ingenious thing Hint #1 Hint #2
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Not jaundiced but bright

In life I am yellow, Not jaundiced, but bright. In death I am hollow But, broken, I bite! What am I?
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Achilles' mother used my kind

Who or what am I? I look at the sky and my eyes reflect it I can bring death but also life Achilles' mother used my kind My bed is smooth as sand itself I can be kind and allow you to pass When I am ...
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Sometimes I'm round

Sometimes I'm round, sometimes I'm square But I'm only present on happy occasions I'm always soft inside and beautiful on the outside My color variations are limitless to the creative hands Sadly they ...
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I have a head, but not a body

I have a head, but not a body I don't think but I go to the top The fatter am I the faster I go Up When I'm down, people are happy but when I go up people are sad What am I?
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My Wacky Neighbors (What am I?)

(This riddle was inspired by bulldogg6404's "I Don't Like My Neighbors"!) My neighbors are wacky! One of them's a single-minded psycho who just likes cutting things up! The other one's two-faced and ...
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I turn right - Riddle

Solve the following riddle: I turn right. Then I leave home. Then I turn left. Then I turn left. Then I turn left. Who am I?
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Half riddle and half rebus

I am a string ?????. I consist of five symbols. If you plug me into the following Rebus puzzles, I will make a lot of sense. Rebus 1: ????? AZ Rebus 2: ...
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A double and even riddle

The answer to the following riddle is a 12-letter word. My 1, 12, 8, 6, 9, 10, 4, 5 is a traveller in space. My 9, 10, 12, 6, 3, 11, 5 was the last word of Charles. My 5, 4, 12, 8, 11, 9, 3 ...
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Beginning of the end [duplicate]

What is at the beginning of the end and the end of time and space? This is a short riddle so I'm just filling in characters to meet the requirements for length.
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No food in the fridge

What eight letters did the little boy say when, whilst looking for an afternoon snack, he realized that there was no food in the fridge? Hint:
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My head has no face

My head has no face, but I breathe and bleed. I am quiet, but my visitors love to sing. Who or what am I?
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I grow as others die

Although I am dead, I grow as others die. Acids hate me. My home is often a tray. Sometimes I fall before I can get home. The answer must meet all conditions.
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Sometimes I am born in silence

Sometimes I am born in silence, Other times, no. I am unseen, But I make my presence known. In time, I fade without a trace. I harm no one, but I am unpopular with all. What am I?
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The end of this journey

A great wise man once said that although it is only a foot or two away, this journey can take you many years. The end of this journey is what you seek, whether you know it or not. hint: To answer ...
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The unreadable direction

Here is my first riddle: I help people speak, but do not speak myself, nor can I be read like a book. 4 letters on my tag. I provide direction to an object. Used by golfers and ...
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One small step for me, one giant leap for riddles!

Gluttony at the heart of me Famed worldwide for catastrophe We tell ourselves we won the race We delete, deny and cover all trace Our pride blinds us to stupidity Attitudes towards us ...
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A real star riddle

500 are at my end, 500 are at my start, but at my heart there are only 5. The first letter and the first number make me complete: Some consider me a king, others consider me a real star.
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Running on bones, I am shaking [closed]

Running on bones, I am shaking. Who or what am I? Note: I am visiting the Philippines now, and this is the direct translation of a popular local riddle spoken in Cebuano. hint:
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Hooded figure riddle

I had an idea for a riddle yesterday. Here it is. I am a horned and hooded figured, bearing a shield and blades. The ability to control great power is in my clutch. If you find yourself under my ...
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I have maps but am not a map

I have forests with no wood, rope that will not bind, bags that hold no food, and masks you cannot hide behind.
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I Don't Like My Neighbors (Riddle)

I don't like my neighbors. One of them wishes I would move so that he can visit the others on our street. The other is stuck up and only associates with one color. I can't stand to be in either of ...
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I am a three-dimensional grid

I am a three-dimensional grid. I keep out intruders. I also prevent disease. I travel often to remote and rugged locations. difficulty level: easy (1/5)
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What am I? (tough riddle must give an explanation)

I am always there but never here I live to love but hate to live I feed off passion but am always starving I long for pain but hate its coming I'm ever seeking but never finding I wait and wait ...
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Deadly and delicious

I could kill you If you eat, not waste me Yet my whole Can be very tasty A part of me Can be used to entice And if you've an adult mind My whole can't be done twice What am I?
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Beyond the beyond [closed]

Beyond the beyond In far reaches of flight Scarcely seen without a fight Broken packed cosmic twist Feathers splayed in the mist Strange wonder to behold To gaze upon it is bold Never lightly come ...
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As a snake impaled, I am not free

As a snake impaled, I am not free. Rather, I am displayed for all to see. Why do people not mourn me? Instead they want more of me. You want more? Four is my door. Who am I? note: I added 2 lines ...
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Very unconfident until I die (riddle)

Nightly, to and fro, with I? Do back and forth to me. Can you knick knacks with I? I knack knicks. Very unconfident until I die. Hint: Another hint:
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You touch me everyday

I am three. One of me can make it a challenge to see. One of me can be soft.. if I am not hard. Normally, I am spherical, unless something touches me. You touch me everyday.
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Alone, together, and with friends

Alone I stand between the 23rd and the 25th, together with a friend I am 20, and if another friend joins in, we will be dirty. What am I?
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Now we're ready for tea

What is the riddle asking? What is the answer? Don't lose this one, do the opposite! But you won't need eyes to do so. Then let it percolate, and remove any doubles. Now we're ready for tea, and with ...
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Are rotton apples edible? [closed]

Choose the conclusion that validly follows from the argument below. Some apples are edible. All edible food are not rotten. Therefore A. All apples are not rotten. B. Some apples are rotten. C. ...