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Ghotiy spelling

It's pronounced Using these "sounds": (Examples mostly taken from here.)
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Cryptic Clue Guide

(Throughout this post, I will be using cryptic annotations in code blocks. The answer word is made up of all of the capital letters; the punctuation, lowercase ...
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Growing anagrams - What is the longest possible list forming a sentence?

Twelve words: a nearsighted ant sergeant negates an agent, denigrates estranged straightened gnat agents a an ant gnat agent agents negates sergeant estranged denigrates nearsighted straightened An ...
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I see my dog run

Your dog's name is because which are all
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The answer to this riddle is a number

Answer: Rationale: The key to this riddle is only for you Below are instructions, above this the clue First strike the one near the head of a year Then remove he who begins a cheer Next take ...
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A word puzzle about complimenting one's appearance

It could also be a Because
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Grabbing quick drinks

The word pairs sound like they are Giving the conversation:
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I feel no pain, yet silently shriek

You're a: I feel no pain Yet silently shriek An airy concoction Your desire I pique A sinful temptation You seldom refuse As I squeal, howl and bellow I delight and amuse
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You've Probably Seen Me Naked

This is a compilation of many previous answers and adding of my own. Most of the credit to Paul Evans, Sleafar, charfellow, and question_asker (in no particular order). The answer is: You've ...
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I am a car. What is the car?

The answer is
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Hearken, now, and listen close!

The two word phrase hidden quite cleverly in this long passage is This word was hidden in this puzzle in the following way: The lines that gave it away were An additional hint that I missed. ...
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A word puzzle about complimenting one's appearance

Yet another possibility is Which becomes
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About a man and a bee

Because:
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My homophone is sad

Me, I rise, My homophone is sad, My opposite falls, My opposite's homophone saves the day, My opposite's anagram's is an object.
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''If the B...''

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A Riddle Within a Riddle

The final riddle, found by others is: Which gives So the final answer is: which is indeed how
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You're not feeling well. You need something.

I know what you need ... We get this by ...
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Decipher this message for instructions to decipher this message

Let's solve this backwards as intended. Observe that every word ... Further, we can ... And indeed, ...
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Confessions of a Riddle Junkie

Taking a pop at this: I'm $\bbox[#fff9c3]{\color{#fff9c3}{\textbf{NO PEEKING!}}}$ and I am alcoholic. I sometimes also take pot; it makes me kind of casual. And crack too, because it makes me ...
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Help! I am infected with the puzzling bug!

This information technology simply never obeys the leaders. Nasal fluid begins a big ugly Indian mountain. A stupid person is the manager of codes. A locker is secure in heavy halogen You are ...
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I'm half of a hundred

I think you are I'm half of a hundred and both halves of a Belgian detective, two thirds of solar exposure and one eighth of an Age.
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Escape across the floorboards

The letter can escape by taking the following path:
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What is a Jeeves Word™?

A Jeeves Word™ is one which The words are
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Equine musicians?

Synonyms form a sentence that is I'm not sure this is quite right, but here's what I think:
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Happy pi day, everyone!

He will make The volume is
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The Worst Afternoon

Right now, you'd really appreciate some: Why? Well, notice that the story conceals: The solution therefore requires us to: The title provides an extra clue:
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Growing anagrams - What is the longest possible list forming a sentence?

16 Words (Internationalize) Sentence Explanation: I can assert with reasonable certainty that no longer chain exists (according to the dictionary that I am using to generate this). There are a ...
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Why is Bob a normal guy?

Something like this? He has a shot of alcohol every morning. He hasn't showered in weeks. He has a full head of hair, but doesn't use a comb. He regularly wraps a noose around his neck. He has a ...
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A Nine letter Country

The answer is It has 9 letters. The 2nd,4th ,5th and 6th letters gives you a Payment If you set 2nd,4th,6th,7th,8th and 9th letters I'll be part of your Eye
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Letter Police to the Rescue

Final Report Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 The gang members are ... The pet word ...
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