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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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Guess the object - What Am I Riddle (Part 3)

I'm lying down, with a dah-ditty-dah, in the middle of the end, I'd hang upside-down similarly with my friend, Were I to flip over, with a dah-ditty-dah, it'd be the middle of the day, Right way up I ...
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First, Second, Third

Find the answer : My first is also third My second is fast My third is actually second Who am I?
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A Riddle, Unlike Beauty

A lance is unsheathed, a warning breathed, The battle lines starkly drawn Now slashes of red begin to spread. The innocent suffers on. What monstrous spawn has settled upon This field of ...
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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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Strange Company - What Am I?

I was struck with sudden inspiration for this original riddle. I'm sure you puzzling pros will have this one solved quick. A flightless bird is always my foe A circus performer causes me woe A ...
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What video game is this?

Four days ago, one of my seven brothers told me he had a riddle for me. He already told it to five of the others, but only two got the answer right, so I had to give it a try. One thing I can ...
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I terrify those beneath

My beginning: steamy, but 2/5ths crazy My middle, wailing, from spectres hazy My end, demonic, lives in Hell My start, to there, does transport sell My middle, within, the original man My end, ends, ...
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Not sure if one or more

With one I am just one, or more With two I am no more, or one and more With three I am just one, no more With four I am just one, or more, or one of more I'm sure With five I am just one, or ...
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“I'll make a stew of the lot of you”

I'll speak of my letters; though you might be confused: So many to choose from; so many are used. I sometimes have two, often three, at times four. Dot if it helps you; for me it's a bore. I'm ...
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Dish Fit For A King - Find out what chef is cooking on an exciting new episode of The Riddling Chef!

Hello! And welcome to "The Riddling Chef," the show where the recipe is deliberately obscure! I'm Travis. Today, we're going to be making a dish fit for the king! The recipe was sent in by Edward and ...
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The Knight and Sickly Girl - A child tells its parents' love story. Name them from the clues

Father sits on his horse in his shining armor, lonely. His soft heart led him to take in a young and sickly girl, her jaundice a blemish on her wispy, light face. Though father has said he can't be ...
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Look up to him, who is he?

Born on the first soil, aiming for the next Stolen as replacement, his life a lie To be loved, serve but never die Death came in a flash, lost mother Hideous rictus, fear and darkness ...
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Why is it relevant to this question?

It'$ not ₺he pride before the fall. It's not 'round mouths in afternoons. You may have heard it said by three: Do it in meta 'for toil and trouble. Or if the charge is all done wrong, ...
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A Pirate's Life For Me!

A Quick Note If you've seen any of my recent Riley riddles, then you knew this was coming. I've been working on this one for a week, and it was honestly quite tough to figure out what I really wanted ...
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I guess you could palindromically call me “IDDI”

I may be yellow; two-faced I be, But you would be wise to never cross me. I stand straight and tall; my authority's given. You'd best follow me if you're want to stay livin'. Don't ...
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A very simple riddle

I can be used for access. I, my Eastern and Western neighbors; We all live in order. Some things that live right near me are: an insect, a question. What am I?
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Who lives in 314?

You've been invited to room 314, but who lives in 314? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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What has happened to me?

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The sun can make me - What am I?

I am not very specific. I can be philosopher or gun. The sun can make me. So can man. A trick he learned ages ago. I was in many hands then. And I fed and slaughtered the masses. I am in ...
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What is my real name?

My Father is a Chemist My Mother is a Mathematician They call me iron59 What is my real name?
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Just a simple riddle

You can see me running but no legs can be seen. I like to return to places I've just been. Sometimes I get all angry and mad. So I love to wrap up warm with my dad. Often I'll just jump left ...
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“This is Highly Irregular”

This is Highly Irregular. I fly without wings. I beat without fists. I jam without crackers. Who know what dis?
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Warming up riddle

My body is pure, surrounded by darkness and crossed by it. Opposite of my limiting siblings, granting true freedom of choice. Ignoring me will do you no harm but if you don't pay ...
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My memory was erased by some external force. Where did I travel?

The higher-ups (my peers) in our company drop f-bombs all the time, so I'd had enough of them and decided to go on an journey, escaping the current situation. First, I headed south-east, and the first ...
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I'm popular in Mexico

I'm popular in Mexico. But if you mix me up, you'll find me more often in Canada. With a small addition, I'm found around both, and in between. Mix me up again and I'll be at your throat. ...
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The three rules

The black rule says: The solution is easy, but not "easy". The red rule says: The solution is simple, but not "simple". The golden rule says: The solution is straightforward, but not "straightforward"....
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A 5 letter English word

A 5 letter English word. Remove the first letter, and you will get the name of a country. The last 3 letters give the opposite meaning of the word. What is the 5 letter word?
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50th Puzzle Landmark: My exciting exploits with Adedayo, Prince of Nigeria

Today marks a very exciting day for me. Today will be my 50th puzzle on this site, and as such, I've created a challenge the likes of which I have never done before. I hope it to be my most ...
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Starts with an R

A fashionable part of the blues I am whatever you don't choose I start with an R My messages go far But maybe just after this snooze. What am I?
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Who am I? - a secure riddle

In original form, I'm a refuge for beasts. Cut off my head, and I can hold forth a feast. Remove it again, and my skills I will show. Do so once more, and to me train drivers go. And in conclusion,...
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It's my weird friend

My weird friend is back. He asked me to guess a number. Then instead of waiting for me to guess like a normal person, he handed me a piece of paper with this written on it: You thought this clue ...
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Not another one! ²

That's right, I have received yet another note! Who passed it to me this time?
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Love, death and sea creatures

A creature of the sea fights crime beneath a city's street. A shepherd has his final meal, a woman's smile is sweet. Two people fall in love, an icy death half of them meet. Two ones, a two, a ...
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Outlook not so good

As a whole, things aren't looking very bright, Remove my rear, and something's just not right, Remove my front, and you'll be at death's door, so crummy, Remove my middle, and you might find me quite ...
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What am I: When things get serious, I'm upside-down

Here's a fun puzzle I came up with: I cannot walk, but I can swim. A liquid keeps me from being slim. Only few people can see my wave. I spend my nights in a kind of cave. I don’...
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The Corridor of Eon Syras

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #39: Deep Down in the Dungeon 1. tl;dr at the bottom You and your wacky group of adventurers barge through a hidden door and end up in what looks to be the ...
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Shortest way from B to A

Spent most of my life out at sea I've crossed a shark or two – or three Stayed calm – a skipper brave and tough Yet one of them did call my bluff Gorged on my leg with glee Not yet ...
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Today's horoscope: You will solve this riddle

You may see me in 7 if it's your time Though you will probably see me in 6 all around town Some say my predecessor can hold up the world In the west I am a group of siblings in a cow Though in ...
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A much harder riddle - Nothing at all

By myself, a long word Innocent and true If you scramble me Dubious is the clue Again and you will Regret nothing at all Once more and I'm a person who overall Has nothing to use ...
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A riddle worth this site

So... Second riddle for me. Somehow more difficult than the last one. Pick a side, then relax it may take a hour or two. If you throw it, then it cracks, but it puzzles, why would you? ...
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An unwanted guest

I am here, but not really My presence is eerie. Why the long face, why the frustration After all I am only a sensation You and my body went separate ways I fill out the empty space ...
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I am small but very precious

I am small but very precious. If you cut off my head, I will live in the UK. If you cut off my tail, I will be a fruit. And if you cut off my head and my tail, I will be part of your body. What ...
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So much has come between us

I am better than my sister in every way! For example, I am better at math. When it comes to rounding I get the correct answer more than half the time, while she gets the correct answer less often....
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Quickly Solved Riddle

At first, you might find that I'm very quick and animated Later on, you'll realize I'm just trying to be connected If you only saw my latter, you might think green I'm obsessed with a princess, but ...
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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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What is the name of my town?

My town has thirteen buildings. Its name has four letters. Exactly six roads leave the town. Only one leads to my twin town. The other five roads are dead ends. Four of them are three blocks long. One ...
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Lighter Than Air

My first is in pleasure, but never in sleeping; My next is in smiles, but never in weeping. My third can be found in both lemons and limes; My fourth is in moments, but never in time. My fifth ...
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What kind of creature am I?

I'm a strange creature, Often misunderstood and moody,I come in 2 'types', A vast majority of my kind is part of the first type, Energetic, enthusiastic and eager to learn With this type ...
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A rhyming riddle

My little sister came up with this riddle: Preposition, adverb, and suffix too, It relates in every situation to you. Veggies of the ground or fruit of a brood, Drop the first letter of ...
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A small problem

Here's an original I just came up with. Enjoy You pay to get rid of me, yet I'm not free I move on a wheel, yet a wheel moves in me I'm not a good pet, yet you have me at home Chop ...