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A puzzle whose answer will be a word or a set of words but not a phrase, sentence or sentences.

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Find the hidden word (Harry Potter theme)

Bouncing bulbs are jumping all around the greenhouse. Can you help sort them out and figure out the hidden word? (Note: the answer is something from Harry Potter)
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Double Decker Vowelburgers™ — 5 are meat, 1 is vegan

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle After making burgers with five and six layers, Vowelburgers™ has noticed that the customers have not been hungry enough to eat such massive burgers. We are ...
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I relate two or more entities

My prefix will lay you to rest And is also a legitimate prefix My infix may be pretence And is a prefix of my suffix My suffix can be performed It may relate to moving I relate two or ...
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Turning and turning

Give a word to complete this sequence: rem, curvy, unsee, tharm, jars, up, tiers, tau, run, ran, us, pen, ?
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Word Ladder - Homophones

This word ladder is a pair of homophones. Complete the riddle (I took inspiration from Duck's homophone riddles*) and then do the word ladder with the words you got from the riddle. ...
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Vowelburgers™ Chef’s Special #3

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle. Hope you enjoyed our previous Chef’s Special: #1 and #2 Our chef went way ahead to prepare the biggest Vowelburger™ menu till date! There is a burger for every ...
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The witch's hex visual riddle

Ever since that evil witch put a hex on me, my head's been spinning in circles and I constantly feel like I'm about to fall down backwards. As she fled the scene, she left behind this note. It seems ...
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Six-layer Vowelburger™

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle Vowelburgers™ announced their Penta-decker Vowelburger™ two days ago and added to their menu yesterday. For today's burger, they decided to bring back in part ...
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I am yet to grow old

My prefix is delay My infix means old My suffix can’t be seen I am yet to grow old
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I'm not a Tesla

Here goes: I won't say Yes 6 months from now Cast your net, as soon possible To Kevin Spacey: Who won the sequel? Play me once but skip the major I'm not a Tesla. What am I? Note that the ...
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You don't know what this means

What name is missing from the second place in the following line? Rembrandt ? Heinrich Replace the question mark. Hint 2
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With five, I’m none

A Tyobrien riddle of the week With two, I flow With three, I’m one With four, I move With five, I’m none
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Penta-decker Vowelburger™ #2

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle Yesterday, Vowelburgers™ announced their first ever Penta-decker Vowelburger™. They have made some simplifications to their manufacturing process and have ...
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Lord created me. Find me!

If you remove a letter from me, I'll become a Giant. Replace that and remove another letter, I'll enlighten you. Replace again and remove 2 letters, I'll be your buddy! Replace again and remove ...
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I can be awakening

My prefix is unique My infix is forceful My suffix is frankly conclusive Yet, as a whole, I can be awakening What am I? HINT:
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Penta-decker Vowelburger™

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle Vowelburgers™ is proud to announce the first ever Penta-decker Vowelburger™. This means six consonant buns sandwiching five vowel patties as shown: Here is ...
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What is the longest sentence using each vowel only once?

What is the longest sentence that uses each vowel only once? Rules: Any number of consonants can be used. The letters: A, E, I, O, and U appear exactly once. Y is considered a vowel, and as such, ...
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With different vowels, what am I?

With an A, I might be a programming trick. With an E, I'm really not sure. With an I, I'm just a wee babe. With an O, I'm often stopping. With a U, I'm a guy you can meet. What am I?
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Vowelburgers™ Chef’s Special #2

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle The success of our first Chef’s Special has inspired our chef to add even more variety to your favourite Vowelburgers™ menu. The chef’s choice of the day consists ...
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What Am I? - Vowels #2

With an a, I'm a noise With an e, I'm hatching With an i, I'm an action With an o, I can measure With a u, I'm the sound of a bird What am I?
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What am I? - Vowels

Here is a What Am I riddle (that I made). With an a, I'm a color With an e, I'm a number With an i, I'm an element With an o, I'm a lot With a u, I'm a container ...
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A six letter body part

The question relates to a recent puzzle: One is outstanding, another doesn't belong : Says Grandpa Take the word PARENT for example. If you take 2 consecutive letters out, the remaining four ...
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What is my brother?

My little brother likes puzzles a lot, and recently he started making his own. The first ones were simple, but his newest got me good. He always describes one word with simple but not too revealing ...
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I am fake in definition

My prefix is playful My infix is a position My postfix is rocky I am fake in definition
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My subordinates keep my sanity in check

I’m neither a star nor a planet But my subordinates surround me They keep my sanity in check If more were to join, I become pessimistic If some were to leave I‘m overly optimistic Who am I? ...
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Setka - Complete grid using clues and sudoku-style logic; Theme - Fear Itself

This is a Setka puzzle; you can find more (along with a more detailed explanation of the rules) at our website, linked from our profile. Theme: Fear Itself How to play Setka, the short version: ...
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My suffix is infantile paralysis

My prefix is a parking lot for ________, My suffix is infantile paralysis with a _______. If you remove the letter ____ from my whole, You get the anagram of the property of water. What ...
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Find the secret word hidden in this message

(TL;DR at the bottom) The following message was received from a friend: I need you right away to help me use 0x1DD1A to find out how to set up my ...
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Vowelburgers™ Chef’s Special #1

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle. Hope you enjoyed our Double Supreme variants We at Vowelburgers™ are finding more and more ways to bring variety to the table. The chef’s choice of the day ...
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Puzzle on a Pie Crust

Can you find the hidden message in this pie crust?
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I’m not subject to conviction

My prefix is a preposition My infix is an exclamation My suffix may be a fraction I’m not subject to conviction
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Historical Figure Identification

The computer at the history museum is on the fritz! When asked about a famous general, all it spit out was Clean. 2,000 lbs. Who did it mean?
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Six word rebuses — one topic

Each of these six squares has a solution. Together, they fit under a single theme. Can you figure out all of the puzzles and name the theme?
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The cook was fired!

What word am I looking for? The cook is fired! Decay! The baker's dozen! I need a new job. Hint #1: Hint #2:
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I treat the wounded

My prefix heats My infix greets My suffix is elite The wounded, I treat Hint
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I'm a Pick-up Artist

Before the ladies I arrive Perhaps, with 4 wheel drive The greatest of my charms Lies in my two arms - I say half my name, split But I'm not too full of it: I may not be the smartest, But I'm a pick-...
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It's nice to be picked up

Open me to deal with me later; Lean on me to move ahead; Keep me to stay in the know; Read me to choose which to pick; Close me when you want to see no more. What am I? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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Comparison is the thief of joy

My prefix can compare; My infix is an implied comparison; Comparators use my suffix; And my whole is comparable to another word of the same length. What am I? The title is a quote commonly ...
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I greet the unfortunate, with my education

My prefix, mostly sturdy, My suffix is a hill, And my infix is eight. Who is my whole?
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I avoid interaction

My prefix is silence My infix is a reference My suffix is a direction I avoid interaction Hint #1 Hint #2
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Food Fight! (An extended VowelBurger™ puzzle…)

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here (and all its many clones!) The food hall was a mess. A massive fight had broken out among the proprietors of the five burger stands stationed around the ...
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Riley Riley Riley

My prefix may be any of various Rileys. My infix is Riley's. Most Riley riddles don't do my suffix, but Riley riddles do my whole. What am I? Hint added later: Hint added even later:
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A Deadly Person

My prefix is filthy. My infix is the prefix. My suffix is a preposition. Together, I am to kill someone. What am I?
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The Great Vowelburger™ Theft

You can find the first Vowelburger™ Riddle here Local Vowelburger™ business has been booming lately, which has been great for our CEO's retirement plans. Unfortunately, all those profits have ...
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With seven, I’ve fought

Another variant of the Tyobrien riddle of the week. With two, I’m similar With three, I’m grey With four, I lose With five, I’m loud With six, I’ve suffered With seven, I’ve fought
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Vowelburgers™ for the Workers

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here. Another Vowelburgers™ restaurant is open! Their specialty? The burgers are specially made for specific occupations! While they are pretty simple: bun, ...
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Split me in two to keep things together

Keep me as one; I take things apart Split me in two to keep things together Hint:
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4 rebuses – 1 topic

The four pictures below refers to a word each. All four words come under the same topic. Can you identify all four words and the topic?
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Vowelburger™ Bread-lover's Double Supreme

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here. $\text{Vowelburgers™}$ has decided to start changing things up a bit for bread connoisseurs and they have started making the $\text{Bread-lover's }$$\...
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Tragedy of Linearity

My prefix is too much. My infix begs for vertical bars. My next infix has the least concern. At the end, all I have is a 'd'. Together, I imply no solution. What am I?

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