Questions tagged [riddle]

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

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What do the three groups of girls represent?

There are three groups of girls. The first group (three girls) has naturally straight hair. The second group (four girls) used a curler, some missed a few strands that remains straight. The third ...
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A Fiveway Riley

My prefix causes bells, whistles, and dings. My suffix is done by all living things. My infix causes all empires to untangle. My whole, they tend to dangle. Here's my first jab at the so called "...
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A Surprising Riley Riddle

My infix is a potato reporter, My suffix is a garden storer, My prefix is Martin's significant other, My whole will make you bowled over. What am I?
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Statement: [infix] will [whole] [suffix] [prefix] [infix] will

[infix] will [whole] [suffix] [prefix] [infix] will. The above, when the gaps are filled, will be a reasonable statement. What are the two infixes?
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Sometimes with Feathers?

When in red, I was very loud. In high definition, a treasure. You put me in to interfere. Rest on me for your leisure. Put me between the last two letters, I am an Asian plant. Keep some of me in the ...
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I unlocked an item!

I came up to someone and they gave me some clues: It's fast, but can't run. It gets me ready for life. Everyone can have it. It is sold everywhere. It was here since Day 1. So I went to find it, and ...
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We see it in our everyday lives!

I just realized that I kept on finding something wherever I go. In my bathroom, my fridge, the map, outside, with the clouds. I see it everywhere! Can you tell what it is? H1:
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It's invisible to the naked eye… I hid it in this riddle

We are all born with it, and we still have it. I hid it in this riddle right above, literally... It's invisible to the naked eye. What is it?
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Why did they close my riddle?

So I came up with this -at least what I thought to be a- great riddle and posted it on this site. Within minutes, it was closed by the community. It said: This looks like a puzzle you found somewhere. ...
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A Fantastical Riley

This is my first time making a Riley Riddle. Feedback is much appreciated! My prefix is a sound like this. My infix sounds like a horse's sound. My suffix is the opposite of water. My whole is ...
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The Final Straw

Inspired by this riddle Cross me and you'll never return. Play with me and company I burn. Split me and a symbol I stroke. In all, I'm what P.W. spoke. Who/What am I? The answer is a seven-letter ...
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Moving backwards or forwards?

I am a 10 letter word. I contain some chemistry. Read backwards, I contain emotion. Scrambled, part of me spends time in the air. Scramble again, and another part is something edible. I am present in ...
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A pair of campus riddles

The answers to these riddles are places, people, or things in University of Maryland. To make the riddles fair for everyone, consult these resources: Campus map, Stamp map. Name this place where it ...
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What is the one sound that fills the gaps?

Because I was ____ from using the ____, I took a break, leant back and ____ a ____ wing ____.
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Staying safe and secure

I am a nine letter word. No matter how hard you try, it is impossible to pass through. Part of me is useful to end an argument or a fight. Another part of me, in the wrong hands, can be catastrophic. ...
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You are stuck in a room with only three doors you have to get out of there [duplicate]

You are stuck in a room with only three doors you have to get out of there Behind the first door there is a killer joker Behind the second door there are three lions who haven't eaten anything from ...
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A long, almost for physics riddle

I came up with this riddle today: My Whole is of 2 terms. My Prefix is 3 Letters. Term 1 is half open. But Term 2 is mostly locked. My Prefix is an ex. My Suffix is a passage. My infix is a symbol, ...
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Give me an R and I'll run!

Give me an R and I'll run Give me an AR and I'll come running Give me a T and I'll stop you from moving Give me a D and I'll make you move Leave me alone and I'll send you in different directions! Can ...
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My Prefix is the word I want. What am I

My Prefix is the word I want while it's an abbreviation My Infix is a negative that sounds like it has passion My suffix are two seperate words, which can describe the look. But users will not read ...
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A Winter Day's Drive

Another riddle from ~ Words That Get Stuck In MacGyver88's Head ~(:P) My prefix - ( i ) are this/these. My infix - The sixth lost its sixth. My suffix - Even though short, eating the first still ...
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7 letters you have to answer or else [duplicate]

I am a 7 letter word when you remove 2 letters I become short what word am I?
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It's not sunrise or sunset riddle

I hold the brightest of bright in a place with low light AND I am a place with low light that is not the night. What am I? Edit: The site wouldn't let me post the original version because it is not ...
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The Tale of Two Teams

A proverb and a myth, I will tell you a tale of two teams. I saw them last night in my dreams. The one team was sleeker, but started much weaker, The other was strong from the start. Yes, the other ...
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If done everyday, it's civilized. If only done when something's wrong, it's nasty

When speaking of doing this everyday as a daily routine, this is a civilized thing to do. When speaking of doing this only when something's wrong, this is a nasty thing to do. What is this thing we ...
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A riddle for the highway

I'm laying on the highway, but you can't drive over me, for as soon as you're over me, I'm over you. What am I?
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A Full Spread of Vowelburgers™

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle I ordered some Vowelburgers™ abroad, but every menu had a printing error, so the restaurant just got rid of them. Regardless, they had something for everyone, ...
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What is this terrible place?

Cross me, and you'll never return. Play with me, and you'll never see the dawn. Renew me, and I'll give you Hell. Yet don't worry, for as much as you pursue me, You'll never reach me. Who am I?
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Make a difference. First you rise, then you fall

With me you can make a difference. With me reversed, I'll rise and I'll fall.
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Travelling around the world [closed]

Μy destination is a part of the world. Part of the destination, when read backwards, is a living thing, and another part of the destination, scrambled, is a delicious meal. What part of the world is ...
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The Mantra Riddle

A sentence that can never fail A broken foot without its tail Almost there... reverse one sound By turns mundane and quite profound. The mantra is your compass then Your watch to know exactly when It ...
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Forcing one to stay while forcing one to leave?

There is this word that means to force one to stay. that read backwards, means to force one to leave. What is that word?
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The Poem of Love and Grace [closed]

Here is a simple poetry riddle I just thought up. Enjoy! A king, so great, lives fifteen years more, A giant, so mighty, his power so easily tore. A shepherd, in the wild, a stick to a snake, A death,...
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The Abysmal King

What was the king's name (missing from the riddle), but more interestingly, what was the king trying to hide? Slay me now, and take a solemn vow, Men can't say I might have died this way, Thrust ...
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They Couldn't Sit Down 'Till They Got It Out of Town

What are the missing words, but most importantly, what is "it"? They couldn't sit down 'till they got it out of town To send it back was nice, But who'd have bet the odds, They'd send it ...
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Arranging another Riley

My prefix is tricking you My infix is fruity My suffix is controlled and uniform My whole must be set What am I?
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Ask [prefix] [infix] [suffix] permission. What's [whole]?

Ask [prefix] [infix] [suffix] permission. With the above a grammatical and logical statement, what is [whole]?
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Oh my lovely life

Before I was brought to life, I chose my gender and my living environment. I own a large piece of land for anything I like in front of my house. I make friends with local people, by talking and ...
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A borrower but not a lender be, I'm not a bank or university

From me you can borrow, but only for a while. You've got to give it back or you'll pay a debt. I won't borrow from you, that's not my style. But you can give to me and some money you'll get. I'm ...
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A [prefix] at [infix] early [suffix] can't [whole] everything

A [prefix] at [infix] early [suffix] can't [whole] everything. What is the logical statement when the gaps are filled?
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I got [prefix] [suffix] [infix] from washing the [whole]

I got [prefix] [suffix] [infix] from washing the [whole]. P.S. I [infix] the [whole]. The note above, when the gaps are filled, will be a grammatical and reasonable note. What is the note?
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In the sea or in the sky

In the sea or in the sky Sometimes also in your eye. Melancholy feels like me But energy I have plenty. Into me you have vanished Out of me you're astonished What am I?
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My prefix, suffix and infix are right in front of you right now [closed]

My prefix, suffix and infix are right in front of you right now, displayed in this order: Suffix Prefix Infix What am I? Hint:
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I guess I'm French, tall and strong

I guess I'm French tall and strong. winds come and go, though they cannot blow me over. people buy me and sell me and I am very common on the street and roads but they rarely build me without help my ...
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A Conflicted Riley Riddle

My infix will give you a name My suffix will help you with pain My prefix will make you frown My whole will let you down What am I?
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My home is the air, the earth, and the sea

My home is the air, the earth, and the sea, Between highs and lows you are sure to find me. I am boisterous and loud, as bright as the sun, But those who can see me or hear me are none. I am born with ...
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If I hold you and you hold me

If I hold you and you hold me, you might be alone. If I hold you and you don't hold me, someone could be following you. If I don't hold you but you hold me, you're very helpful. If neither of us holds ...
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A talk with Four Brothers

Once upon a time, on going to the small park nearby to take some fresh air, I met four quite peculiar brothers and had a talk with them. Each had a different story to tell. The first two brothers ...
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If you can walk

If you can walk, I'll point in the direction you need to walk. But only if you're close to me, otherwise I'll point in the opposite direction. If you can't walk, I'll point out what needs to change ...
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I'm [suffix] to [prefix] it, [infix] it's [whole]

I'm [suffix] to [prefix] it, [infix] it's [whole]. The above sentence, when the affix gaps are filled, will be a logical statement. What is the statement?
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Common word to be discovered

I am a four letter word. Part of me, when scrambled, is never straight. Another part of me, read backwards, represents time. A part of me, scrambled, divides people and another part of me is used by ...

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