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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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Pictogram using musical notation

Rebuses: they're music to my eyes.
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#4 Sheepish Rebus

Not trying to pull the wool over your eyes...
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Pictogram Teaser

These guys wish they could have what they symbolize...
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Do you like to sing? Sing, sing along?

While getting ready to go grocery shopping, a song came on that inspired me to write yet another riddle. This isn't typically my style, but anyone can learn anything so long as they try and learn from ...
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Riley Riddle #7: To Be Of Service

First the time named for the Great Giant's wife. Last a desperate source of power or strife. Betwied first find 10, then 21 in the first book. Don't get pricked by this red treat you don't need to ...
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This cat can see you

Since rebus puzzles are starting to pick up again and I love them, here's one! Added a few more images to make more sense :)
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Another rebus for your brain aerobics

This is a saying from an ancient book (a saying Scrooge probably hated, prior to his turn-about):
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I can be “educational” (Depending on your opinion)

Happy Friday everybody! Here is a little "What am I" riddle for you to enjoy! Happy solving! Though I am only three letters, I can mean a lot. I can be "educational" if I want or I can just ...
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Riled Up Riley Riddle 2

Sorry for the last riddle But this time I'll try not to fiddle The important lines will begin now This time it'll be better I vow The prefix is where mad white workers work With strange liquids ...
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A connection between Riley Riddles and I

The following riddle was inspired by what is referred to as "Riley Puzzles / Riddles" (example). Another Riley Riddle! This one keeps to the traditions, but it might be a little too hard. I will give ...
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First attempt at a rebus

See if you can decipher this image:
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Where am I? - A Riley Riddle

First, a preposition for where I go Next is a liquid that's not quick to flow Finally a word used to give permission All of this defines my current position Where am I?
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Possibly over there

My prefix is possible, My old suffix is over there, My infix is whatever you want, And my whole might be really grand. What am I?
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Honda tutu del moto - Words which say something

You find a paper lying on the sand. Does it mean something ... an imgur maze, maybe ? Cultures reserve glasses. Twin economists migrates with tails in a fine risk. Conglomerate ... voo dun saga ...
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Simple Addition

What word can be attached at the beginning or end of these words to make different words? Form Line Mark Wet Main Grass Hint:
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Yet another Riley Riddle

An invading force was once named my prefix What they left after, colored my suffix Forgetting my infix is just not allowed When applied to people, I'm more than a crowd What am I? Hint:
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Hunting Season is Open!

As some of you may have gathered, I really like learning about new animals; some of my favorites are: In the spirit of a good challenge with a chance to learn new things, I've created this multi-tier ...
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Ertai87's first Riley Riddle

OK, let me try my hand at this: As an addendum you'd use my prefix Almost in your hand you can find my suffix My infix is even more thin than a hair And some might find me on a wing and a ...
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Homophone riddle

This should be pretty easy You can find me at a grocery store, Or a part of Chinese philosophy, Either way, you wind up with the same pronunciation What are ...
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Dubious Literature

My first puzzle. Please tell me if it's too vague. Hamlet: (holding a sword) To be or not to be. Horatio: Dear Hamlet, live! Only our present states diverge--Our futures remain forever bound ...
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Riley pays a visit

My Prefix works solo,My infix will disagree, My suffix is the end, now tell me where I be.
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Riled Up Riley Riddle 1

My prefix is an endless path That has a lot of crazy math My infix is appearing here Multiple times in this riddle near My suffix is a word kids dislike Since they won't be able to entertain ...
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Riley Riddle: Your mother wouldn't approve

I wanted to try my hand at one of these since it seems to be so popular. My prefix is what leeches do. To get my infix, do the following: Take what you are doing right now, and turn it sideways....
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Again, a riley riddle

Try this one: My prefix gets you places My infix is a companion And my suffix are unwanted plants This one shouldn't be too hard.
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Is This A … Riddle?

Take the first 3 letters and you can find this on your keyboard Take the first 5 letters and it means to change something Take the last 6 letters and it is still a word What is the word? Extra ...
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A Daring Riley Riddle

My prefix is called out after, The first that passes forty from ties. My suffix might be the laughter, When mother's ghost discerns no cries. My infix is a way of air, Releasing a way of strong ...
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My second Riley Riddle

My prefix is rejection, my infix is option, My suffix is a road we take to reach destination. Tell me who am I? Hint: Note: You can check out my first Riley riddle here
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Odd-one-out chemistry word play

Find the odd one out: Onions Thioacetone Naphthalene Cyclobutadiene Guanidine Cadaverine Carbon diselenide Benzene Edit: I forgot Benzene but I added it.
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A Writer Named Poky Was Betrayed

Riddle me this: I am home to the letters, But I am not the alphabet. Whenever there be errors, The display may then correct / A corner may correct. You can find my ancestor, Only in the ...
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My first Riley Riddle

My prefix is dishonest, in everything they say, My infix is the price, that my suffix asks to pay.
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This should be a tough one

Oh my, oh my, my puzzling friends My last riddle is unsolved but for a few odds and ends. With no interaction, I've gotten quite bored. I wrote this riddle so I won't be ignored. ...
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An ode to Puzzling

Good morning puzzlers, near and far, I am back again. I have another puzzle, so time to rack your brain. When last we met, you had a rest, for innovation's sake To good old Quantum ...
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Come in and rest! It's been a long day

It's been fun, but this is my last riddle for today. Check in tomorrow for some more, if I can think of any. And thanks for all the upvotes on my question, I have reached my maximum reputation gain ...
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Hey, Hey! Listen!

"So, I've got a friend. You haven't met him yet, so I'll tell you about him. Hey, are you listening? I'll quiz you! Sound fair? This guy, he's a bit of a trouble maker. At work, when something goes ...
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I am found in maturity, and in senility lost

Me again. You know what to do by now I am found in maturity, and in senility lost. I am present in the innovators, who push on, no matter the cost. If you are a carpenter, then I am a ...
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In the olden days, I was feared, for my name meant certain death

here is another riddle I came up with. In the olden days, I was feared, for my name meant certain death. Nowadays I describe the gentle wind's cold breath. when you are young, you hate me,...
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Creative Accounting

Sometimes, you just need to make your numbers look a little better. Exaggeration is a mathematical concept! Across 1. Hesitant to drop ninth scolding (6) 4. Bird is eating element 108 (4) 8. Score ...
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What am I? (My first original riddle)

I am very new to writing riddles and such, so bear with me if this one is terrible. My prefix is the dream of many, but the life of very few. If you were my infix, you'd wish that you further ...
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A wild riley I met

I'm sitting in a bar browsing SE and then it happens, a girl comes right through the door and my prefix just leaves my lips. Sitting right next to me I already think about our future. I catch ...
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The Ultra-Cute Pandas

It was the late 90’s. I was leaving the theatre having seen my first 3-D film. Suddenly, out of nowhere, a girl appeared from the nearby bushes, demanding I take her money for my 3-D glasses. Slightly ...
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Trust me, I'm not stealing

Don't look on your face for ME! For, you will only find my cousin. Don't watch out for me in the city! For you will find my other cousin. Instead, maybe look in front of you, ...
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I Have No Lungs

Riddle me this: I have no lungs, but I can breathe, Where you, yourself, cannot. Via me, the greenwoods seethe, Where my cheeks will flush when hot. I have no lungs, but I can drown, ...
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You see me every day

My solem wish is to break free, If you double up, I shall not flee. To the ground I tie you with my yarn, in prisons the keep me, so I don't harm. Thick and thin and I come in various colours, ...
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I'm one of many brothers

I'm in the air and I'm in the ocean, To the ones like Shakespeare goes my devotion. I get confused by my seeing, yet completely different my meaning. Sometimes big and sometimes small, when I protect, ...
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What is the answer to this question [closed]

What is the answer to this question It is a very simple answer.
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Tell me to say something and I will speak

Ask me a question and I will answer. Tell me to say something and I will speak, I can split things up or double them in size. No, I'm not living, since I am man made. Most love me, but others ...
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You Can Find Me in a Pickle Jar, But Not if There's Cookies (By Far!)

Riddle me this: I'm in a pillow, but not in a blanket; In a piano, but not in a crotchet; In a picnic, but not in a basket; Close to four, but far from a quartet. I'm not for treasure, ...
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Where did this mysterious note come from?

The boy had a cat on the boat, Alone among blue all around. He wrote a very brief note, Hoping the can would be found. I just came back from the Latpipe Hotel and decided to head to the beach, for ...
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I May Have Horns, But I Am Not the Devil

A big credit to @frodoskywalker for my riddle. Although the user did not write this riddle, one of their answers on this site served an inspiration. I will not show the particular answer, however, in ...
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Just another puzzle

Another puzzle.... it goes: ory-llo baste-bet-iram-el ↻-yang-to-lp? 32 3543 X442 Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4: Hint 5: Hint 6: