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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1000 on: 18 Dec 2017, 21:08 »
Sorry I missed my turn but I Never really got Mandle's riddle.

If you read down the first letters of Mandle's puzzle you get T(Tab)QWERTY - QWERTY is a common acronym for a computer keyboard due to being the first letters of the top row of alphabetical keys (although I believe in Europe the AZERTY layout is more common, so if you're from a country that doesn't use the QWERTY layout it would make less sense.



"When one of us fails... every last one is doomed" is I guess a reference to if one key stops working, most likely the entire keyboard will be thrown away.

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1001 on: 19 Dec 2017, 01:52 »
A blacksmith who betrayed some arthritic young ladies.

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1002 on: 19 Dec 2017, 07:03 »
Stupot, dayowlron, not there yet...
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1003 on: 19 Dec 2017, 09:14 »
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The ear (anvil bone). People pierce their ear lobes.

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1004 on: 19 Dec 2017, 17:08 »
Yep, that's it!
(Was it easy? I couldn't tell...)
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1005 on: 20 Dec 2017, 13:54 »
New Riddle:
Look at me and you'll see you, or something else when morning's broken
You'll see your spirit when I'm close, when you have sighed or spoken

The rhymes are a bit rushed because I didn't have too much time for this.
I hope it's really hard and that nobody gets it, and I'll never give any useful hints either, as a revenge for that she-was-hiding-until-she-gave-birth-riddle :angry:

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1006 on: 20 Dec 2017, 17:19 »
Not sure the riddles have to rhyme.
I am going to guess a window? (just to throw something out there)
It at least kinda fits the riddle.
Pro is the opposite of Con                       Kids of today are so much different
This fact can clearly be seen,                  Don't you know?
If progress means to move forward         Just ask them where they are from
Then what does congress mean?             And they tell you where you can go.  --Nipsey Russell

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1007 on: 20 Dec 2017, 18:17 »
Reflection in water?

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1008 on: 20 Dec 2017, 19:05 »
Daywiron was correct. Damn, I made it far too easy...

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1009 on: 20 Dec 2017, 20:11 »
Wasn't that it was easy but it was the first thing that came into mind when i was reading it.

Here is mine and might require a bit more knowledge than the average Joe, but it is something I learned at a young age so shouldnt be too bad.
Probably going to be a very easy riddle:

I am made up of two parts.
Either part standing alone I can be dangerous, However when my parts are combined together I make something necessary to sustain life.
What am I when I am together?
« Last Edit: 20 Dec 2017, 21:36 by dayowlron »
Pro is the opposite of Con                       Kids of today are so much different
This fact can clearly be seen,                  Don't you know?
If progress means to move forward         Just ask them where they are from
Then what does congress mean?             And they tell you where you can go.  --Nipsey Russell

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1010 on: 21 Dec 2017, 03:12 »
Wasn't that it was easy but it was the first thing that came into mind when i was reading it.

Here is mine and might require a bit more knowledge than the average Joe, but it is something I learned at a young age so shouldnt be too bad.
Probably going to be a very easy riddle:

I am made up of two parts.
Either part standing alone I can be dangerous, However when my parts are combined together I make something necessary to sustain life.
What am I when I am together?
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Salt (sodium chloride) both nasty elements on their own.

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1011 on: 21 Dec 2017, 11:37 »
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I'd say water (dihydrogen oxide); both hydrogen (combustible) and oxygen (strong oxidizer) can be dangerous on their own.
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1012 on: 21 Dec 2017, 12:18 »
Salt (sodium chloride) both nasty elements on their own.
I would say both are very good answers and I might have accepted either I was thinking of Salt. Your go mkennedy.
Pro is the opposite of Con                       Kids of today are so much different
This fact can clearly be seen,                  Don't you know?
If progress means to move forward         Just ask them where they are from
Then what does congress mean?             And they tell you where you can go.  --Nipsey Russell

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1013 on: 11 Jan 2018, 23:25 »
as a revenge for that she-was-hiding-until-she-gave-birth-riddle :angry:

She wasn't hiding and she never gave birth.

It was the boy that was hiding and the "have a baby" thing was a hint provided by someone who solved the riddle pointing towards the answer of 9 months but otherwise having nothing else to do with the riddle.

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1014 on: 12 Jan 2018, 15:05 »
A haiku:

Bounteous in girth,
By light under emerald,
Ceylon use prevails.
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1015 on: 13 Jan 2018, 18:46 »
Anyone want a hint? ???
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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1016 on: 13 Jan 2018, 18:52 »
I've been looking at it as an "each line is the clue to one word" type of puzzle - am I on the right track?  This is where I'm at:

Bounteous in girth  (fat / wide)
By light under emerald, (green)
Ceylon use prevails. (island)

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1017 on: 13 Jan 2018, 21:12 »
Greenland?
Pro is the opposite of Con                       Kids of today are so much different
This fact can clearly be seen,                  Don't you know?
If progress means to move forward         Just ask them where they are from
Then what does congress mean?             And they tell you where you can go.  --Nipsey Russell

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1018 on: 14 Jan 2018, 01:35 »
Got it!

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Big Blue Cup

CLEVER!

Not only do the lines hint at "big" (Bounteous in girth), "blue" (blue comes under green in the spectrum), and "cup" (Ceylon being a kind of tea) but also
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The first letters of each word spell "Big Blue Cup"!

(I actually noticed this first and then CaptainD's post made me realize the hints are also in the meanings of the lines and my mind was blown!)
and it's a haiku (well, it's a senryuu as it doesn't contain a reference to a season).

Very well put together!
« Last Edit: 14 Jan 2018, 01:49 by Mandle »

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1019 on: 14 Jan 2018, 12:32 »
Here is an original Lord of the Rings riddle/joke that I came up with:
 
"What is the legal drinking age in Middle Earth?"