Author Topic: Can you solve this riddle?  (Read 115035 times)

Andail

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1200 on: 20 Jun 2018, 08:26 »
I can show you the world,
And yet hide it from you.
I can preserve a beautiful sunset forever,
So that you won't have to watch it.
I can give you contact with everyone you know,
But you'll rarely notice a new person again.
I can make waiting hours for a taxi not matter,
Because you're already home if you have me.

What am I?
Instagram or some crap like that

Mandle

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1201 on: 20 Jun 2018, 08:38 »
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a Smartphone?


YES!!!
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And I should have known that someone else living in Japan would get it. I don't see anything close to the level of ridiculous behavior that they cause here happening when I go back to Australia.

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1202 on: 20 Jun 2018, 10:58 »
At first I thought it was something to do with Aladdin. (laugh)

Here’s one.

If you have me, you have less. But you look better. What am I?

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1203 on: 20 Jun 2018, 13:04 »
At first I thought it was something to do with Aladdin. (laugh)

Here’s one.

If you have me, you have less. But you look better. What am I?

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A haircut!

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1204 on: 20 Jun 2018, 13:08 »
At first I thought it was something to do with Aladdin. (laugh)

Here’s one.

If you have me, you have less. But you look better. What am I?

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A haircut!

Yep.
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I had just had my hair cut about 30 minutes before I set that riddle.

Mandle

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1205 on: 20 Jun 2018, 13:14 »
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I had just had my hair cut about 30 minutes before I set that riddle.


I was actually going to ask if you had thought of that one
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while having a haircut. (laugh)

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1206 on: 21 Jun 2018, 04:53 »
A man shaves several times a day, yet he still has a beard. Who is he?

Mandle

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1207 on: 21 Jun 2018, 05:00 »
A man shaves several times a day, yet he still has a beard. Who is he?

Rumpelstiltskin?

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1208 on: 21 Jun 2018, 05:05 »
no rumpled stilt skins here, (laugh)

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1209 on: 21 Jun 2018, 05:18 »
A barber?

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1210 on: 21 Jun 2018, 06:21 »
That would be the one!

Mandle

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1211 on: 21 Jun 2018, 08:28 »
Hmmmm, I'm a bit skeptical that the verb "shave" can be used on it's own to describe the act of shaving someone else.

Test Case:

"Hello, may I speak to the barber?"
"I'm sorry, he can't come to the phone right now."
"Why not?"
"He's shaving."

I'm pretty sure that that last sentence's correct form is "He's shaving a customer." otherwise it means "He's shaving himself." by default.

Riddles can cheat a little with language and get away with it though so: Nice one!!!

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1212 on: 21 Jun 2018, 10:40 »
At first I thought it was something to do with Aladdin. (laugh)

Here’s one.

If you have me, you have less. But you look better. What am I?

'Youth' would work too. You have less age/life. Maybe?

Mandle

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1213 on: 03 Jul 2018, 16:18 »
Hmmmm how about a round of this thread with riddles describing computer games?

Through myriad corridors you tread,
Pursued endlessly by the undead,
Some paths loop right back again,
Used wisely, they'll be your friend,
Somewhere over near the edge,
Is what you need for your revenge.


What computer game is this?
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Danvzare

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1214 on: 04 Jul 2018, 12:51 »
Resident Evil? ???

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1215 on: 04 Jul 2018, 13:02 »
I think I've got this!

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Pacman

Mandle

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1216 on: 04 Jul 2018, 13:07 »
I think I've got this!

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Pacman


You would be 100% correct, sir!

I was really hoping someone would fall into the trap I laid:

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Dead Souls


But over to you or anyone who wants to take a round (including me)...

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1217 on: 04 Jul 2018, 14:37 »
Okay here's game one:


I must destroy things before they destroy me
But almost every time I destroy them
There are more of them!

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Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1218 on: 04 Jul 2018, 15:22 »
Okay here's game one:


I must destroy things before they destroy me
But almost every time I destroy them
There are more of them!


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Asteroids!

Re: Can you solve this riddle?
« Reply #1219 on: 04 Jul 2018, 15:32 »
Gah too easy obviously! :-D