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Questions tagged [wordplay]

A form of wit in which the used words become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement.

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Connect Wall 001 by KrOmega (new try)

this is my first try on connect walls, please tell me what I can improve on. Thanks! Inspired by I Hope You Like Connect Walls! #2 INSTRUCTIONS: Step 1: Find the hidden word in each word Step 2: ...
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Which logo does this word represent?

Puzzle 1 Which logo does the word dsPlinS represent? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. I haven't posted in a while, but I'm back on track, baby! And to celebrate my coming back, whoever solves this would earn a $...
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Anime guess Riddle #8

Like in my seventh part, I'm searching for the name of an anime. There is knowledge about this anime needed to solve it! I hope you have fun :) This time I've updated the Pokemon theme so it fits ...
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The Adventures of Jack #3

He's back at it again! 'Twas the night before Christmas, And Jack only wanted one thing. A hat - what else would he need? Jack thought about colours, possibly crimson. But the ...
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Make sure you read the terms of this riddle!

The first part of my first part? You should already know. The last part of my first part, is men’s most common foe. The whole of my first part, weird as it might be, Is the lack of my first part’s ...
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The Adventures of Jack #2

I hope you liked the first one, because Jack is back! This time Jack begins his journey in Asia, He chops off oxygen's head with a comma to get; A place where he sees Luke Skywalker's ...
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Oh no, I just bought this shirt!

Spherical things into pockets are falling, riches in colourful arcs' ends calling, teatime and honey and flowers recalling, money to win in the middle, we're all in! Park my car into the ...
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Next Place 002 by KrOmega

Was: The Seven Siblings PREFACE This is a more lively try on "Where do I want to go next?" riddles, hope you like it! THE PUZZLE Hi, here are us, the seven siblings, but one is missing! The ...
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Basic manners in the UK [closed]

You are a foreigner with heavy accent living in the UK. If you want to be polite getting off public transport, you can say a number and a letter to the driver. Which number and which letter?
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Riley 009 by KrOmega

This Riley I hope you like! Out there, out there, my prefix you cannot find An endless line, a stanza, is what my infix is Lost one in many, and my suffix I become The word am I, as you are ...
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A strange series of questions

Our agency have extracted some information from a terrorist's USB drive; According to our intelligence, this supposed to point us to the six potential cities their leader's current safe house might be ...
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Bearer O'Riley!

My prefix is words you should not care. My suffix is the birth of the dragon chair. My infix is the exit from the angel lair. My whole is the result of what I bear. What am I? Hint: ...
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Cassocks and castles

I start at one end of the table. Replace my ending with a ton of ice, and I sip my beer. Then remove my ending, and I sit in a Scandinavian castle. Put a girl in between, and I walk around in my ...
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Fuzzy's Fuzzy Fuss

Fuzzy the Fuzzball had to admit it. He was broke. He didn't have a penny left to cover himself in fuzz. He rolled himself into a counselor's office, sat down, and sighed. "I'm no longer fuzzy. But I'...
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The Painter in Chief

I go in through the doggy doorBut out through the cat flap.At times, I am cruel to the poorBut you'll never catch me in your traps.At other times I am kind to allAnd provide much needed relief.I am ...
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Wordplay in an unknown domain

I took the name of a XYZ. It starts with a XYZ. I picked even letters only. The result contains only letters which are in <...
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The Adventure of Jack #1

Jack's adventure starts at the top left of the table, Hey, Vietnamese money should be removed! So he adventures along to Rome, stopping for 50 minutes. And suddenly he's back at the ...
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The Missing Taste

After a tiring soccer match which I absquatulated because I got insulted all the time by my own teammates, I went to my regular restaurant and ordered a fancy sashimi “the agushi special” but the ...
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One at a Time Riddle

This riddle borrows a format from Guess me riddle #4 by Quark-epoch. The word is a four letter word which is in the oxford dictionary My first letter is a green cut-out vital sign. My second ...
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Anime guess Riddle #5

Like in my fourth part, I'm searching for the name of an anime. There is no knowledge about this anime needed to solve it, but it helps! I hope you have fun :) When the plants are cutted, by the ...
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Guess me riddle #4

View the last puzzle here The word is a four letter word which is in the oxford dictionary My first letter is related to root-nodules My second letter is a start My third letter is related to Loki ...
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Guess Me riddle #3

View the last part here Guess the word Sir, I bear a rhyme excelling In mystic force and magic spelling Celestial sprites elucidate All my own striving can't relate What am I?
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Wordplay: I O _________ O A!

The word in the blank is a metal or a medal. This is a puzzle I thought of and haven't seen anywhere. Hopefully, it is up to the standards of this site.
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Anime guess Riddle #4

Like in my third part, I'm searching for the name of an anime. Knowledge from the anime is required so maybe, if you havent seen it, you cant figure it out. I hope you have fun :) Braveheart story ...
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A Riddle of Mine

I came up with this riddle a few years ago, and so far very few people have been able to solve it: Think of a four-letter word (“_ _ _ _”) such that adding an A to the beginning (“a _ _ _ _”) changes ...
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Guess Me riddle #2

View the first part here The word is broken down into parts My first part is a small character in a book and a movie My second part is related to company My third part is related to a rabbit My ...
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Ollie really wanted the soup

Coworkers Eddie M. and Ollie G. are going to lunch. They're standing in line to get some soup and talking about their day. Eddie: ...long story short, we had to dig up the metadata from some ...
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Anime guess Riddle #3

Like in my second part, I'm searching for the name of an anime. Knowledge from the anime is required so maybe, if you havent seen it, you cant figure it out. I hope you have fun :) So Mr. ... youre ...
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Anime guess Riddle #2

Like in my first part, I'm searching for the name of an anime. Knowledge from the anime is required so maybe, if you havent seen it, you cant figure it out. I hope you have fun :) My MC is the ...
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Short, but it shouldn't be sweet

Inspired by Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41 : Short and Sweet, this puzzle suddenly appeared in my head: "When American prefer to bring milk rather than water they will be called _____(5)." ...
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What's the name of the game show?

A well-known game show comes up on TV. They have acquired some expensive coats; A winner chosen at random will receive five coats, leaving one which will go to charity. The host reads out his script. ...
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Inner and outer space

An entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41 : Short and Sweet. On aliens and mediums, the mathematician _______ said, 'There is __ _____ and __ __', __ scientific view did not accept them....
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Happy Holidays; here's a Riley!

It's been a while since I've posted a riddle of any kind, and I figure I'll post an easy one. As always, good luck to all of you and I hope you enjoy it! Oh, and happy holidays! Jasmin, or juniper, ...
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Novel cob pebble

Once raided by someone who sounds like five hundred, or something that crashed on Armenian highlands, like luminous city's triumphant landmark, a 40's gun disjoined by queen saying "aah". ...
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Anime guess Riddle

I'm searching for the name of an anime. Knowledge from the anime is required so maybe, if you havent seen it, you cant figure it out. I hope you have fun :) Arrrgh and a roman goddess are trying ...
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Riley 008 by KrOmega

Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet Riddle me this: My prefix is able in aluminum, My suffix asks for the reason. My infix it neither or nor xand, And I ...
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Next Place 001 by KrOmega (new try)

Was: Where do I want to go next? 001 by KrOmega (new try) Now an entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet Having a new try on "where do I want to go next" questions", hope you ...
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But it is not an Enclave

What country (sovereign) lies entirely within (inside) another country, But It is not an Enclave? Two possible solutions
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An Eleven Letter Word

A single one, just to heat things up a bit: 1-2-3 is a tree I'd much prefer (to vulgar ash) 4 is actually fifth in line, the second of its kind, for me (but sixth for Cyril) 5-6-7 is 1-2-...
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Endless pain and Belgian ale

Endless pain with prosecutor is board game and peace garden place in anonymous organization (6) South German to a Spaniard is Hebrew month in alehouse with well-rounded finish (6) 100th ...
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Was it a cat I saw?

One night whilst walking beside the road I glimpsed something move, and so I slowed It must be a cat, to be so spry but it looked much redder to my eye It disappeared behind a tree What kind of ...
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A smart young driver

Picked up my brush, walked on the lawn with lively pace at crack of dawn. A smart young driver, headlamps on, some lucent colours I have drawn. How would you describe me? Hint: Hint #2:
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A transgenre puzzle with rowing

Capital city that matches [A-H]+, take out the first four and then add deux cents plus; crossing the Danube, you make your way north; stay on that route till the coastline comes forth. ...
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My First Mosquito Bite

Help! I just moved houses into an area with many mosquitoes. However, I haven't been outside all week - ever since the first bump appeared on my skin. What's happening to me? Is this some weird sort ...
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Hotly contested

Arab dad infiltrating computer network islands (6) Franco-German brown egg is peaceful abode (6) Haiku song corrupted southern port (9) No heartless Swedes in springtime capital basin (9) ...
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Why will my friend have to grow his beard out?

Knowledge required for this riddle: English-language proverbs. My friend Leonard came to me with a problem the other day. He said, “Tanner, I want to have a clean-shaven face. But every time I use a ...
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Same word fills all the blanks (2)

As a follow up to Same word fills all the blanks The same word or its split versions (no anagrams) fills all the blanks in the stanza below. I've taken slight liberty with grammar. Poor old Andy ...
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Tomato sauce with flavourant vowels

Cathedral returns warm air, a madness (10) All-salad cave mixes up historical house (12) Endless tomato sauce with flavourant vowels gives Casbah mosque (9) Dirk C.O. Rosalyn backed off a ...
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I'm half high, but what am I?

See me once, with two joints, already half high See me twice, as a part of the toast that the people will cry See me once, at concerts, but not Bob Marley's See me twice, aren't these some ...
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World-renowned for having many natural wonders

Ancient tombs perplex urban Bonnie (11) Magic sleek hill mixed is small island (14) Small island's hidden twin is Moroccan (7) Dramatic sound and additional grotto are underground site (11) ...