Questions tagged [riddle]

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

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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...
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What is the solution?

What is a word made up of 4 letters, yet is also made up of 3, Sometimes is written with 9 letters, and then with 4, Rarely consists of 6, and never is written with 5 ?
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The answer is… What?

Here's a small poem. See if you can find the answer! This is just a small riddle-type-thing that shouldn't be too hard for someone to solve! And yes, all the information that you need to solve this is ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What word am I thinking of?

What word am I thinking of? ...
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Unknown transposition cypher puzzle

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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?
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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?
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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. ...
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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 ...
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who are you going to call?

First one, now two snakes Too much? Rightfully, not free Alternative, less?
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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 ...
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Tell me who I am: To lead, she leads, daughter my

I am not married, but a daughter have I And to lead, she leads, daughter my I was part of the li'l boy that once rocked history I am just you, I ain't a mystery Who am I?
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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?
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I am the god who said no more! Who am I?

I am after and before I am the god who said no more! A fraudulent rose, now set free The foundation sat upon me. Who am I? Hint:
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Magic Numerical Equations [closed]

What number is ? in follow? 2 = 46 4 = 812 8 = 1624 16 = ?
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Some crazy equations [duplicate]

8 = 2 68 = 3 91 = 1 32 = 0 883 = 4 761 = ? What number should be instead of ? in this: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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:...
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It was for me that modern quantization was named: what am I?

It was for me that modern quantization was named, and I'm important to theorists of certain persuasions. Given a space, I can say I greatly enjoy it! My companions I'm never far from, and ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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If you don't care for me, I will hurt you. Who am I?

I come after you are born I'm painful when born I reveal myself when happiness comes But if you do not care for me I will hurt you. Born two times I live no longer as you live. I have two ...
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5 Letter Word, Removing letters - Part 2

Following Part 1: Take away my second letter, and I still sound the same. Take away my third letter, I still sound the same. Even take away my fourth and fifth letters, I will still sound the same. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What do we have in common?

In each category, all the animals have something in common, and all the categories are related. Category 1a: Walruses, birds, ponies, tigers, elephants, cats, monkeys, bulldogs, bees, raccoons, cats, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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I am one of many! Who am I?

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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. ...
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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.
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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: ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: _ _ ...
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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!
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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 ...

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