Author Topic: Can you solve this riddle?  (Read 75229 times)

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #920 on: 30 Nov 2017, 01:21 »
Oh, he lit a match?

Why can't we post in the thread again?

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #921 on: 30 Nov 2017, 01:26 »
Oh, he lit a match?

Why can't we post in the thread again?

I just didn't want to spoil the riddle for others basically. Of course I could have hidden my answer but sometimes people can't resist peeking (I know I can't).

As for my riddle I requested that people don't spoil the solution just yet, because I'm a bit of a prat (laugh)

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #922 on: 30 Nov 2017, 03:28 »
Ooooh. I get it. I'd never have got that. I was picturing literal men in a room and I don't think my brain was ever going to make the mental leap.

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #923 on: 30 Nov 2017, 13:19 »
Here's a slight hint for my Jane And Mike riddle. It's not a giveaway hint:

Add spoiler tag for Hidden:
The trick is hidden in the middle sentence.

Here's the riddle once more for convenience:

Jane and Mike played hide and seek.

Jane found Mike at midnight just joking and smiling.

How long did it take Jane to find Mike?
« Last Edit: 30 Nov 2017, 13:20 by Mandle »

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #924 on: 30 Nov 2017, 14:49 »
Stupot is the second to solve the Jane And Mike riddle! He just PM'd me the correct answer and method!

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #925 on: 30 Nov 2017, 15:53 »
Can the less intelligent of us soon learn the answer too?

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #926 on: 30 Nov 2017, 16:14 »
Yeah I am about ready to know the answer to both riddles so I can go on with my life. LOL(laugh)
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #927 on: 30 Nov 2017, 17:10 »
Ah, sorry, the solution to mine was revealed by Gurok:
The 'men' were matches in a matchbook.
Someone took them into a darkened room, struck one, and lit a lamp.
Still waiting for Purity of the Surf II

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #928 on: 30 Nov 2017, 17:32 »
Yeah I actually got that one, but the hide and seek one stumps me

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #929 on: 30 Nov 2017, 18:57 »
I dare not reveal the answer for fear of angering the Mandle :)
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The names Jane and Mike were not randomly chosen.
« Last Edit: 30 Nov 2017, 19:37 by Kweepa »
Still waiting for Purity of the Surf II

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #930 on: 30 Nov 2017, 23:21 »
I dare not reveal the answer for fear of angering the Mandle :)
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The names Jane and Mike were not randomly chosen.

Nice hint (nod). Not too spoilerish but should point the way a bit.

I will post the solution soon!

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #931 on: 01 Dec 2017, 07:45 »
Ok, I need to know whether the puzzle can be solved with the information at hand or if it requires outside knowledge, i.e. whether the names are pop cultural references or something

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #932 on: 01 Dec 2017, 07:49 »
Ok, I need to know whether the puzzle can be solved with the information at hand or if it requires outside knowledge, i.e. whether the names are pop cultural references or something
Nah, it really can be done from just the middle line of the riddle, as Mandle said.

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #933 on: 01 Dec 2017, 13:38 »
I dare not reveal the answer for fear of angering the Mandle :)
Add spoiler tag for Hidden:
The names Jane and Mike were not randomly chosen.

Additional hint:

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They could have been John and Michelle ;)

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #934 on: 01 Dec 2017, 13:49 »
Add spoiler tag for Hidden:
July and March?

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #935 on: 01 Dec 2017, 16:36 »
Well, I did saw the answer to Mandles riddle, but I still don't get it, how that is "playing hide and seek". ???
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #936 on: 01 Dec 2017, 18:49 »
Initially, I didn't get the riddle either...
Still waiting for Purity of the Surf II

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #937 on: 01 Dec 2017, 21:58 »
Well I still have no clue what it is or even if I would understand it once I knew the secret.
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #938 on: 01 Dec 2017, 22:20 »
Well, I did saw the answer to Mandles riddle, but I still don't get it, how that is "playing hide and seek". ???

If you are referring to Jane and Mike "having a baby" (which a few other people were confused by) let me just clear that up:

There is nothing involving having a baby in the riddle. That was just a cryptic clue by Kweepa. As far as I know there is no exact number of days from conception to birth, only an estimated time which is what Kweepa was referring to. ;)

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #939 on: 01 Dec 2017, 22:24 »
Riaise is the third to send me a PM with the correct solution!

(Although I suspect CaptainD has also solved it...)