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

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This day in history VII

This day in history was solved first by Glorfindel with Yuzuriha Inori giving a more detailed answer. Today (9th May), a number of years ago, some sort of event happened. What was it and what do the ...
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I am a seven letter word- who am I?

I am a Seven Letter word. I like Mornings If you remove my first letter you can drink me. If you remove my first and second letters, you may not like me If you remove my last letter, you will see me ...
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A demanding Vowelburger™ Riddle

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with only buns and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! $$ % custom template - reuse if you ...
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Molly and a pseudocode

Molly was given a pseudocode by her teacher and told her you need to understand the pseudocode to answer the riddle. Riddle: I am _________ like universe and stars You will find me in computer ...
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What do we call not being behind on time but rather “stuck” or with the times? [closed]

Behind on time, and haven't caught up. No one cares, except those who's time is stuck. Stuck where? Not behind. It's stuck with the times. mention: it's only 1 word note: I have no idea what's the ...
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Steve makes a riddle!

Congrats! Duck for finding the answer of : Steve misses _________? $\bullet$ Yesterday New Zealand won against Sri Lanka by 10 wickets! $\bullet$ Australia won against Afghanistan by 7 wickets. Steve ...
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Need help for this riddle [closed]

Hope some of you can help me with this one. The riddle is in Danish but I have tried to translate it. When you see me, I am small and only visible in the dark. Yet, I am longer and wider that the ...
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Fiction Book Who Am I? #4 (Guess the book too!)

Oh no.... I stumbled upon another of these, and it asks for the person AND where the story left off! But I suppose I have to give it to you... When I was the spry age of eight, My house, or shop, ...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #3

Here's another Tokyo Metro puzzle, after the first and the second. I'll be doing the fourth tomorrow, and the fifth will be based on the answers of all four. By the way, the map is here. Riddle: <...
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Tokyo Metro puzzle #2

This is similar to the previous one, however they are independent. The map is here. Here is the riddle: ...
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How many people in the family

Imagine a family with: Mother Mother Daughter Daughter Grandmother Granddaughter How many people are in the family?
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Celebrations, Commemorations,

You start with me with nothing else, But second time you’re better than first, Celebrations, commemorations to celebrate, Your ascendence to a better way, Though the happiness is good, And the wisdom ...
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This Is Definitely Not Me!

More Riley Riddles :D My prefix you will love After adding a letter to it My infix can be a little devil Just don't come near it My suffix is a homophone Of something quite ...
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An upbeat Riley riddle

My prefix is from a united land My infix, two joints, but not on your hand My suffix is someone you meet day to day Together fortunate, or so some would say This puzzle involves homophones (I wanted ...
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Barking up the wrong tree

When I live, I am green, When I die, I am brown, When I am hurt, I am black. I am soft when I’m alive, Hard when I’m not. What am I?
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A Riley Riddle, Just how you like it.

I wanted to try my hand at one of these, I apologize if it's not the best. My Prefix is adequate Not too good, not too bad It can sometimes describe a time you have had My infix was not the first ...
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Cheers to the Weekend!

With a four day weekend coming up due to Labor Day; I've decided to write a riddle about my weekend plans. Can you guess what I'll be doing to celebrate this mini-vacation? Lighters and Wires, ...
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Puzzle #4: Enigmatic Entry

A detective is showing off notes to the lieutenant of the precinct he works at. Being a more classy investigator, he keeps a journal of notes that he separates by case. However, in order to ensure ...
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Math class can be puzzling

In math class, someone was writing down a poem: Sir, I bear a rhyme excelling In mystic force and magic spelling Celestial sprites elucidate All my own striving can't relate Then, of course... ...
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Need another riley riddle

Didn't see a riley riddle in the top five so I guess we needed one. My prefix is the way you spell one in texting and/or games. My infix is the first word of misleading clues backward My infix 2 is a ...
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Word slice riddle #2

With three I am close to bottom, With four i move free, With five i go down further, With all six i am found in a tree. Tell me. what am I?
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Canyons and stuff

This turned out pretty easy, but enjoy anyway. The grandest of canyons is found within me; few can match my nature's diversity. The continent's largest metropolis I boast, along with a ...
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Is This Really What I Think This is?

You must all be wondering, what I am Well let me give you some help to figure it out Placed within the inside of an object Is where you'll be able to find me Bright red is my colour With the addition ...
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What A Round Riddle

What a short word I am in this world Only a few letters long But many people still mistake me for my twin brother We may sound the same, but trust me, Our meanings are very different Are you still ...
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Mathematical Mystery 3

A cliché American sees me as tasty treat But I sound like a bull, one you can not eat A locus is rotated outside the axis in question Finding my values is such a calculus impression Name the ...
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Yet Again Another Riley Riddle

My Prefix means to produce musical sounds My Infix is another word for space My Suffix can be considered as a mineral Guess the Word! Hint :
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I'm All You Need

I'm all you need. I bring such joy! I'm seen much differently by a man than by a boy. Some go without me, some think they do, but the person who should give me away is you!
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Simple Maths Riddle 4

I cheer, I shout, I scream My growth is too extreme I'm way too vast Rates too fast Continuity can only be my dream. What am I?
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Name that …Name? 2

I acted before retirement in 1986 My Norwegian ancestry is in no need of a fix The actress I'm controlled by now loves getting things off her chest But because of her my reputation isn't really the ...
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I am empty but what am I really?

I exist because nothing exists. Ahead of me a cold breeze behind me a raging warmth I am the end of the beginning as much as the start of it What am I?
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The Ultimate Riddle

I am constructed unseen and askew, slightly deceptive, the saying is true, apart from my goal, my quest can’t be viewed, but don’t bother asking, for therein is the clue.
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Is this riddle too obvious?

My friends hate me, my enemies love me, my leader puts a leash around my neck, my enemies reward me and beg. What am I?
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Your day is my hour

Your day is my hour, Your week is my day, Your month is my 2 days. What am I?
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A morning appointment

A morning appointment that you rarely miss, You give me a bath then a passionate kiss. I'll sit around all afternoon, But I'm not worried - I'll see you soon.
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An Everyday Task

Most children need help and they take it quite slow, It's only done once by the man on the go, The carefullest sort do it twice in a row, Before going out in the rain or the snow.
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A fantasy duel, your mind your weapon

From the undubbed anger of a persnickety man and those of the miserly posterior. ...
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An Honored Tradition

What does this riddle represent? One unbroken chain Colors fly One through three, C.A.F. Merci Pierre
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Everyone wants us [closed]

You want us so much But when you get us, regrets You won't be the same What are we? Extra verse: Well, many you know Take us for granted. We're the One who welcomed them! Hint:
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Everything yet None [closed]

I torture, you learn You think I am not needed But you will thank me I am what all is Yet I am nonexistent Only minds, I'm in What am I? New Verse:
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I am one of many kinds

I am one of many kinds Some say my opposite are all the same For that others say I'm cray I can like my kin I can like their kin I can be a former them And they a former me Kids ask why I'm ...
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What is this paradoxical entity?

I have always been there, and will always be. I'll be gone in a mere moment, you'll see. You cannot remember me to not be with you, yet just at the moment, I'm completely new. You cannot escape me, ...
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What am I supposed to be?

This one is probably very easy. I'm still trying to getting the hang of more complex structures :) ...
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Crypto-Riddle: dce,/hcv uc

Here is a simple cryptogram riddle which can be deciphered without any software/assistance: N.m msc uc b. aysxcvo Alxans /msh,yg un tmbb.yso >./si ,bs ,yrcvbcd! Answer how you decoded it,...
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Slaves to the mother

Our houses empty, were on a raid Nomadic creatures who never stayed Predators on a smaller scale Tiny in mass but in no way frail Our brothers colonise in their zounds Along the ground, under ...
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White Dancer Riddle

Given the following properties, what am I? I'm white. I can dance although I typically don't. I can be bound to a contract. I am rubbed frequently before I am seen and thrown away. I am a inanimate ...
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A riddle from the higher mathematics of categories

I've recently been studying some topics in higher mathematics (hint), and it inspired me to create this riddle that I hope some of you enjoy. What's a structure-imposing map from humans to anything ...
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Is this easy like 2+2?

Just another riddle. Clue 1: Like touched on the title, it's used to make some operations Clue 2: You're using one of them at the moment Clue 3: You can tell it what to do Clue 4: 10 ...
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A mountain riddle

In school, I'm mostly concerned with geometry. However, both in Europe and in Asia I may see my rearrangements from above. What am I? --- EDIT --- The question has been edited in its tags.
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Everybody wants me, everybody owns me, everybody needs me!

When you touch me I feel abused, but when you carry me around I feel amused. Why does that man wants me so bad? He even seems to be mad! You know, Donald Trump wants me as well! ...
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I need help with this secret santa puzzle

My secret santa is playing a game with me. One of the games is a series of 6 riddles, that make up a word of 6 letters or a phrase of 6 words that help me decrypt an encrypted message through an app. ...

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