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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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Puzzle on encoding of a word

In a certain code, AFZALPUR is written as BCBGYVOS. What is the code for FARIDKOT? As per my attempts so far, I cannot find a definite sequence of encoding. Both A and Z appear to be encoded to B, ...
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Crime lords and valuables

Lost consciousness's rate of return is Spanish valuables in Swedish valuables. (5) The light side running a confused non-gay. (6) Stirring a Malay T for a grateful Spanish spirit. (6) Dear ...
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Teapot Riddle no.46 (fan made)

Teapot riddle rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) You try to figure out the word with my Hints First Hint: Second ...
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Who is he? Who is me?

With potent, flowery words speak I, Of something common, vulgar, or maybe dry; I weave webs of pedantic prose, In an effort to befuddle those, Who think I wile the time away, In lofty things, ...
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A ******* Riddle

Here’s a quickie. Won’t take that long to solve. The title holds a clue. Make sure to explain it in your answer. Good luck! The first that starts but the last that ends, Plus a synonym for making ...
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Pseudo Homophones - Police Officers

For this riddle, I have two homophones, however the first one is a single word and the second one is composed of two or more words. Example: h1 - licensing h2 - lies and sing OR lie sensing Try to ...
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A whale of a nested riddle

Each line has an answer. Each line's answers are clues for the paragraph's answer. Those in turn are clues for the section's final answer. The five final answers form a subjective list composed by me. ...
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Translation Train

Complete the following bizarre translations to figure out if I made this puzzle too difficult: $\mathbf 6$ $\rightarrow$ Sus Domesticus $\rightarrow$ ! $\rightarrow$ Auf Englisch.
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Crosswordus archibaldii

Solve the clues and place the answers into the grid to find a final one-word answer. Mepyceroѕ aelampus Рymaliscus dagargus Lumaliscus danatus jimela Grilvicapra symmia ...
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I have a King of Enchancia, but not 2

1- Created by a man born in a Dutch Broken Land 2- Eosinophil Granule Ontogeny Transcript 3- Tittle 4- Golden flecks powered by bacteria 5 Kentucky Fried Chicken What movie am I?...
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Do exactly what I tell you!

A short and simple one for the community while I work on the next big one! Do exactly what I tell you. Stop. Ask me if you see the moon. That, over there; pick it up. ...
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Inning with exits

Ice pie with mile. It'll eye something big. Inning with exits. Met a land, would use. Try kit with a Mal. It & it makes a sound. Answer is one word.
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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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Funding for a podium

JENNY: Listen, I don't think we can afford the podium after all. Brian has a confused look on his face as Jenny peels a page full of numbers from her notepad and hands it to him. JENNY: ...
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A word with four numbers

This is a "mythical" five letter word. It has 4 numbers in it. All the 4 numbers are different. All the letters in the word are part of those numbers. (no extra letters) Hint Think ...
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Nobody likes this compound word

This compound word, that no-one likes, is made up of 3 consecutive words. Also made up of 2 consecutive words. Also the prefix and suffix are identical words Uses only 3 consonants. ...
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Artificial folk with ovine dreams

Those artificial folk with ovine dreams, under attack by some fighting machines, there is no try, or whatever that means. What are we ? Icelandic suffix denoting one's kin, ...
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Better get Meta

To say it started with a kiss is quite misleading and remiss, and so these words I must retract, it's quite the opposite in fact. Take the answer now in mind and think of that beguiling line If it ...
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They told me I couldn't rhyme “burj”

An actor who danced to the time of my li', an ancient invention, a wizard with y, what most folk believe will come after you die. What am I? Arabian city with sky-scraping ...
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Nested riddles with triple-doubles

Appears on the ice under big heavy strain. Now, get off your high one, ride out to the plain. It's opposite base, or with battery, rain. What am I? It's two times what equals ...
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Bizarre genius detective

My first could be short for a well-meaning tyrant. The start of my last ends a widely-used food plant. Its end can be cookies or data migration. My talk with poor Yorick caused quite a sensation....
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Nested riddles with vegetarian bear

Some eating utensils of wood in a pair, ceramic and often expensive dishware, a cute black and white vegetarian bear. What am I? With office or novel; may lead to amen, ...
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A Double Teaset

In this riddle you are given hints to solve for two (or more) different words that have two (or more) homophones/homonyms, A.K.A teapots. These teapots also relate in some way. Your goal is to ...
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See Me Once, See Me Twice #6 - Fanmade

This is another see me once, see me twice riddle that has been done by @Cashbee. Here is a link to the last one done by them. See me once, I am a change, See me twice, changes have already been ...
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Michael Myers left me a note!

I came back from my run the other day and found this note left on my kitchen table. It was a terrifying experience when I learned it was from the masked psychopath Michael Myers himself. I really don'...
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Riddle me this, birdman

I wanted to write a riddle in the form of a story, so here we are. Hope you like it. This is the story of great birds, two. Around and around in the sky, they flew. One remained small, while ...
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Four Directions #14 - Where and what am I?

To my North is a place that means Warrior King To my East is a whole town made of books. To my South there's a very cold airfield for bridge dwellers. To my West lies the mouth of a ...
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Four Directions #13 - Where and what am I?

To the North lies a place full of crumpets and tea. Also to the North, they say Kawaii. Another place to the North is very bumpy. Again to the North, you'll get very sweaty. Where am I?...
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Emissions and omissions

Dust to dust, an undertaking, unannounced, from under quaking, understand our mother's shaking, unlit hours unawaking. Embark my flight and take my place, enjoy a clear breeze on my ...
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Teaset number 5

Previous Teaset can be found here Rules: I will give you a number of clues. Each clue relates to a word. Each of these words will have a teapot (homophone/homonym) that has a different ...
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Bringing back the Rileys

Not seen a Riley in a while so I've decided to bring them back. RULES I will give a riddle/clue for 3 different words. Each of the clues will be the prefix, infix, or suffix, of a word. ...
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Four Directions #11 - Where and what am I?

To the North: Is a place where conflict has yet to die To the East: Is a place where the dead can be a marker To the West: Is a place where its Fort and its pass is Key To the South:...
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What timezone am I?

It was 17:52 in the evening and I couldn’t wait for my class to finish. Only 8 more minutes… I really hate night school! I sat there pondering the stuff on the blackboard and wondering why he wrote ...
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Another Manufactured Teaset Riddle

I had an idea for another teaset riddle so here we go. For anyone who doesn't know how these works you must decipher two or more words that are homonyms/homophones that have a different meaning, A.K....
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Four Directions #10 - Where and what am I?

To the North the royals doth lie, watching the sun cross the sky. To the South they stand in a line, and a dance they will call mine. To the West the sea doth crash, against the white worth ...
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Teapot Riddle no.45

I really don't know what to write here ... Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) Try to figure out the word with my hints. ...
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Find the song to move along

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #39: Deep Down in the Dungeon 1. Here is a puzzle I threw at my D&D group a few years back. So, I figured I'd share. The group has come to a large ...
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Teapot Riddle no.44

Teapot riddle no.40: Rules I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) Try to figure out the word with my hints. First Hint: ...
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Teapot Riddle no.43

Teapot Riddle no.43 Rules I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) Try to figure out the word with my hints. today less hints than ...
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new “Only Connect” puzzle

Please be kind - this is my first puzzle! ...
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Just Keep Adding!

Start with me and I come last, Add one and I become excited, Add another and I call someone, Keep going and you will get something trendy, Add another and you will want me, ...
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Teaset - A Teapot Riddle Variation

To solve this type of riddle you must find 2 or more words that are homonyms or homophones that have a different meaning, A.K.A. teapots, that belong to a related set or group. If you have any ...
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A Different Kind of Teapot Riddle

As the title says this is going to be a riddle similar to a teapot but a bit different. As with the teapot riddles I have a word that has 2 or more meanings. The twist is you are going to be given two ...
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Teapot Riddle no.41 (fan made)

Teapot Riddle no.41 (fan made). Welcome. Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...). You try to figure out ...
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Teapot Riddle no.40

Already so many... i need to make myself thoughts about specials. BTW: this is some kind of special since this word has 7 teapots Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each ...
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See me once, see me twice #5

Here I am again with a fifth See me once riddle. Have fun finding the answer! see me once, I'm taped together as a twist. see me twice, used by both chef and geologist. see me once, icky ...
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Teapot Riddle no.39

Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) Try to figure out the word with my hints. First hint: My first teapot ...
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Teapot Riddle no.38

Thanks to @trolley813 for the cool riddle This Riddle has now 5 different words, which apply to that. If you have free time find more ... currently 4 words are found. Rules as always: I have one ...
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Yet another teapot riddle (No.37)

This riddle is probably very easy, I believe, but it's my first one (actually, it is my first riddle on the site). The rules are as usual. I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings ...
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Teapot Riddle no.36

Teapot Riddle 36 already The neverchanging rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) Try to figure out the word with my ...