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

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Shiny as a diamond - What am I?

Shiny as a diamond Once thought to be under the sea Better than a snake I seek to bring joy to many You are my master, I control your slave Read my words only where defined If you don'...
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Quite a distance from the start to the end of this short riddle. Who am I?

Eight furlongs fall between my twin ends. Remembering fond days or greeting good friends, All those who see me suspect that they please. To summon me, several folks need to say cheese. I've ...
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Can your vision see?

I come from the dark, but I was born in the bright I open your eyes into my origins The cloths I give to everything and everyone, are simple to me When I pass through you, you can't see me, because ...
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The lamest rhyme I ever wrote

The lamest rhyme I ever wrote Was one involving Don Quixote. No, wait, a lamer one than that, The famous movie Chocolat. But maybe even lamer still, The butchering of "centre-ville". And ...
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Sounds like a story, romantic - What am I?

Your heart pumps, asking why, "I am here to make you cry. It's hard to say goodbye but leave me so you could fly." your mind said love, but your body said hate happiness is together and you gain ...
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Who am I?…Younger and older does not meet

Younger and older does not meet. But big and small does meet. Tall and short does not meet. Breadth does but length never meets... Who am I?
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Sssssssslither - What am I?

Sssssssslither You can read me like a book I'm so tiny and compact 6 long years I took I can remember a lot A very basic procedure White is very important to me Beautiful for sure ...
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I am your cup of coffee - What am I?

I am your cup of coffee Applicable for anyone I am very objective I came from the sun After drinking me you'll be very active You can take me anywhere There's no garbage with me ...
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You might find me in a costly lawsuit. What am I?

About Me Pros: I always let my friends go first. To some of my groups of friends, I mean every. No matter who I am around, I always have an effect on them. I am strong-willed; none of my ...
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I am blank and meaningless - What am I? [closed]

Alone I am blank and meaningless, I have no end of uselessness. But together with man's thought and ingenuity, I have no limit to versatility.
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Motivational but Not - What am I?

Maybe one word, or maybe two, Read these lines, find the clues. Determination must first start, Sometimes it leads to starting art. No matter where it goes, one must first try, Without the start of ...
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Do you even know who I am anymore? What am I?

The last time you were hot, I cooled you down, And you praised me. But yesterday you said I looked "big and fat," And I was sad. Yet today I felt better when you told all your friends that I looked ...
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Bathed in violence… Say my name!

In the darkness, I stay hidden, then with the cleansing sweep, I step out from the shadows, as I watch the whole world weep. I was torn apart, my body bent, forever segregated. Broken, I at first ...
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Who am I that you might ask?

I am faster than you can run, so abandon me, go home and have fun. I live where the moon rise from above, so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove. I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock, ...
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Sherlock Holmes and the road to perdition

"Ah, Sherlock, we were waiting for you. Something horrible has happened and we need your help." Sherlock Holmes had barely entered the Security Council room. Only a few hours ago, he was summoned ...
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So tell me now - What am I?

So tell me know, can you figure out, The clues I'll give are all about A subject many really quite hate, The moment they hear it, from the gate. It really is useful, as science would say, Scientific ...
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If held here I'm dangerous

In more ways than one, My end brings a start, But can also bring the end itself. I end all fun, But I only ever began with grief.
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Five puzzles in one!

This is an experiment of nested puzzles. The answer of each puzzle is necessary to solve the next one. Sometimes you have to manipulate it, sometimes you have to open your eyes (and mind). Run, to ...
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I have the sharpest beak in all my friends . Who am I?

My body is green My hair and eyebrows are blue My eyes are a very light shade of purple I have the sharpest beak in all my friends I painted my wall and floor in a light shade of purple I am named ...
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I make up everything - What am I?

I make up everything But I am nothing without the others When I change, my buddy changes But it's likely, I'll never meet my buddy You'll never see me But you can know who I am
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Cry me a River?

I am born everyday, and always awake Some times I am plenty, and some times none I don't have feet and I travel light People, few happy, are on me And day by day, they want me more To put the ...
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I can't be touched, but I often touch

I cannot be touched, but I often touch, I have no shape or form, But I can be soft or rough: Can you guess what I am? I can be short or long, but don't always take up space. I can, however, forever ...
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Oh how I lie - What am I?

You call me a liar, and say I was the first. But I was the second, the first liar isn't cursed. I'll open, open, and tell you what I see. If I start to fight, you'd think I start with a knee. Whether ...
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I am not Alien Then who am i?

Treat me baby who Abode of the good But don't think my origin is asteroid but believe me, i am not that alien I have traveled Millennium distances but that may not whistler in your ...
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The beginning of the beginning - What am I?

The beginning of the beginning and start of all, The beginning of the beginning and part of a call. I bring pain and suffering, but lots of love. I cause serious foolishness, but am pure as a dove. ...
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I killed your entire family, but you still love me

I am what they cherish, Those who cherish, Are also those who detest ardently. I murder with ease and comfort, And be loved with purpose. I am a drug to the eye, And to the heart, You love me ...
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The hangman game backward

So, @JLee has posted a hangman game (Hangman- No misses left) on SE. I would like to create one too, but let's do it backward - guess what was the question, with only 1 letter missing: fill in an "a"...
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Invisible spot on a colorful graph, what am I?

Invisible spot on a colorful graph, less than a hundred and more than a half, a proof that beginning of earth and titan exists, "A" is the starting letter on all my guests' list.
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My hands are moving

The more complications I have, the more others want me, Yet my face is easily read. I only had to tell you one thing and you’d be fine with me, These days you look elsewhere for the same. Thanks ...
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Am I Creepy - What am I?

I come at night, and in the day. I'm always there, do what you may. You may think that I hate the light, Because it is what gives you your sight. But truthfully in light I trust, Because for me it is ...
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I am shaped like a ring and made out of metal - what am I?

I am shaped like a ring and made out of metal, I can be a burden, but then also be very comforting, My neighbors are the ones with bones and muscle, You use me for leisure and sometimes for ...
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Raphael's Odyssey

One night, Raphael decided to take an exuberant stroll around a very beautiful garden or in other words, embark on an formidable odyssey. The garden, comprising solely of fruitful facets of nature, ...
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The answer is a two-digit number (again)

Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewestTime doth transfix the flourish set on youth.Those hours, that with gentle work did frameThe lovely gaze where every eye doth dwell,Will play the ...
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What am I - Sing the Alphabet song!

Give me a dollar, You start to drink play the music, children start to sing look at me, without a blink like the diamond on my wedding ring Larger than a boulder, smaller than a pingpong the force ...
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I can fly without wings

I can fly without wings, only carried by the wind. I am heavier when empty, the bigger I am, the more I can carry. What am I ?
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Mary had a riddle lamb #1

"Mary had a riddle lamb, brain-tease was hard as stone!" Today Mary's lamb wants you to solve its riddle. A white man plowing the dark soil Silent oxen around him toil A train whistle is near What'...
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Up or Down? What am I?

Up or down, down or up? You may find me inside your cup. Found or not, not or found, I might be upon the ground. Here or there, there or here, You won't like me inside your ear. Play or sit, sit or ...
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I can get you to many places. Guess what am I?

I can get you to many places you want to be. But you have to give me a pull or push when I meet T. People do not write on me, unless I am accompanied by D. In that case, my name is often written ...
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Riddling for fun

Ladies and gentlemen, I will defend you. I am not a comedian, but will entertain you. I can’t be dangerous, yet my half-name is. Can you name me the hero of this colorful quiz? Time for the ...
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Riddle - Socks that may or may not be puppets

I'm surprisingly standard, But can ban if required. Found in tea, less often than more, I might also clear your sock drawer.
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The answer is a two-digit number

0870678884068983409815824039880670002291 Hint 1: Hint 2:
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Riddle - not on Stack Exchange

Follow this to find the answer; Everyone knows it, but few see it. Stuck between a pair of seers, But it cannot prophesy at all. Not on Stack Exchange, Only in real life. You've heard it once, Now ...
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Naming an Invention

Blake, Ruby and Yvette are all creative inventors and live on the same cul-de-sac. Blake and Ruby have a daughter named Vivian. Blake has another daughter, Grace, with Yvette. Ruby and Yvette ...
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Give me an answer that fit this riddle - What am I?

I am fast like an arrow but slow like a turtle I play like a Cello but with a silence echo I am long like a Metro but not quite the rainbow Give me an answer that fit this riddle! Hint:
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More than one? What am I?

At first there may be more than one, Next your view will get things done. Next, half a banana will help us out, Then used in a question, but do not pout. The beginning of the finale is the key, To ...
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A riddle on a five letter English word

Someone asked me a riddle today please help me answer. Which five letter english word is it? Where the 1st letter is the last letter. The last letter is the 1st letter. The middle letter is the ...
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My name sounds like a bird - Riddle

My name sounds like a bird Whole body is like tongue of a lizard Am different colors And I well can be very littered My energy melts away over time But not quite like an ice And ...
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Sometimes I'm ugly, sometimes I'm art. What am I?

Sometimes I'm ugly, sometimes I'm art, Sometimes I'm near and dear to your heart, I have been known to bring about pain, And yet I deliver relief just the same, You know where I live, yes you know it ...
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I'm everything and everywhere

Usually I'm transparent, keep me clean. Sometimes I'm generated by a fruit, keep me intact. Sometimes I'm a penguin, keep me fresh. Sometimes I'm in Star Trek, keep me in the future. Sometimes I shine ...
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An opportunist friend

I could be there, yet I'll stay hidden. Hidden I'll stay, but you'll need me. Need me you will, so I may appear. Appear I may, I don't decide. Decide I don't, my master does. I'm a word, I tell you ...

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