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RoziSILVER Member
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Posted:
A friend of mine sent me this riddle and I am stumped:

People say you can tell nothing from my face.
I sound like I am useful in a fire.
I have connections to Royalty
People get undressed around me

If you can help me with the answer to that one, try this one:

"The beginning of eternity
The end of time and space
The beginning of every end,
And the end of every place."

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...


shocked_prawnSILVER Member
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Posted:
correct.... not particularly hard i know but i thought it would be well suited

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Point_BlankGOLD Member
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Posted:
Got it in one George, I'm impressed, no one else I've asked knows that one.

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shocked_prawnSILVER Member
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Posted:
ok ill post another one....

I'm as small as an ant, as big as a whale. I'll approach like a breeeze, but can come like a gale. By some I get hit, but all have shown fear. I'll dance to the music, though I can't hear. Of names I have many, of names I have one. I'm as slow as a snail, but from me you can't run. What am I?

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Posted:
A shadow?

smile Heard that one

ohmygodlaserbeamspewpewpew!
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georgemcBRONZE Member
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Posted:
 Written by: Point_Blank


Got it in one George, I'm impressed, no one else I've asked knows that one.



biggrin It was a nusery rhyme I knew as a wee fella.

This one will probably not pose any problems but if no-one knew the cherry, maybe...

"White sheep, white sheep on a blue hill
when the wind stops you all stand still.
When the wind blows you all go away,
white sheep white sheep what do you say."

Written by: Doc Lightning talking about Marmite in Kichi's Intro thread

I have several large jars of the stuff. I actually like it... a little. And don't tell anyone I admitted to it.
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Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Posted:
Clouds in the sky!!!



How about this one?





There are two men...

The first says the second is lying.

The second says the first is telling the truth.

Which is telling the truth?



Oh...and btw...the riddle with the 'handless man' has no answer...
EDITED_BY: fyrespirit (1177120537)

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
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georgemcBRONZE Member
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Posted:
clouds yep - too easy.

neither is telling the truth.

no answer - how can that be? It's too good to have no answer!

Written by: Doc Lightning talking about Marmite in Kichi's Intro thread

I have several large jars of the stuff. I actually like it... a little. And don't tell anyone I admitted to it.
grin


Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Posted:
Well...it's a verse from a very old Spanish story that, if it has an answer, I've never seen it... shrug

...and actually, the previous one is unsolvable...added that one just as a kind of continuance of 'no answer' riddles...

...on the other hand...

I am emeralds and diamonds,
lost by the moon.
I am found by the sun
and picked up soon.

What am I???

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
--Comte Debussy-Rebutin


shocked_prawnSILVER Member
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Posted:
dew?

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Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Posted:
Very good!!!

Okay...

Out of the eater came forth meat,
and out of the strong came sweetness.

What am I???

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
--Comte Debussy-Rebutin


Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Posted:
Guess maybe that one was a bit much?

How about a different one and if anyone ever comes up with that answer, just feel free!!!

With no wings, I fly.
With no eyes, I see.
With no arms, I climb.
More frightening than any beast,
Stronger than any foe.
I am cunning, ruthless, and tall;
In the end, I rule all.

What am I?

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
--Comte Debussy-Rebutin


shocked_prawnSILVER Member
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Posted:
your right i have no idea what the first one is... samsons riddle, dont know the answer

but the second is the imagination

try this.... more of a puzzle than a riddle but still



A horse travels the same distance every day.

Oddly, two of its legs travel 30 miles each day and the other two legs travel nearly 31 miles.

It would seem that two of the horse's legs must be one mile ahead of the other two legs, but of course this can't be true.

Since the horse is normal, how is this situation possible?

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georgemcBRONZE Member
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Posted:
horse is moving in a circle. Now the smart ones here will probably be able to tell you the radius of the circle but I never claimed to be smart!

how about this:
four legs does it on 3 legs,
two legs does it on 2...

Written by: Doc Lightning talking about Marmite in Kichi's Intro thread

I have several large jars of the stuff. I actually like it... a little. And don't tell anyone I admitted to it.
grin


RoziSILVER Member
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Posted:
You know I don't even remember starting this thread, it is that old

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...


pineapple peteSILVER Member
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Posted:
 Written by: georgemc


horse is moving in a circle. Now the smart ones here will probably be able to tell you the radius of the circle but I never claimed to be smart!



ummm.. horse divided by 2pi ? tongue

hug

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shocked_prawnSILVER Member
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Posted:
im really lost on the four legs three legs two legs thing.... ill have to have a think about it...

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polaritySILVER Member
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Posted:
a man taking his dog out for a leak.

You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.

Green peppers, lime pickle and whole-grain mustard = best sandwich filling.


georgemcBRONZE Member
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Posted:
Number ones yah - was gonna give the hint that it maybe doesn't really work for female 2 legs... wink

Next please!

Written by: Doc Lightning talking about Marmite in Kichi's Intro thread

I have several large jars of the stuff. I actually like it... a little. And don't tell anyone I admitted to it.
grin


Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Posted:
Oh, the one that I posted before was indeed Sampson's riddle...

The eater is the lion; the sweetness is honey that had hived in the lion's skull.



Okay...how about another...



As I was traveling to St. Ive's,

I met a man with seven wives.

The seven wives had seven sacks.

The seven sacks had seven cats.

The seven cats had seven rats.



Rats, cats, sacks, wives.

How many were going to St. Ive's?
EDITED_BY: fyrespirit (1177763517)

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
--Comte Debussy-Rebutin


georgemcBRONZE Member
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Posted:
honey lives in a lions skull????!!! eek

St Ives is an oldy - only one is going there.
(Although I always did think that "I" might have met them by catching up to them since that many travellers all together would be going pretty slowly).

Written by: Doc Lightning talking about Marmite in Kichi's Intro thread

I have several large jars of the stuff. I actually like it... a little. And don't tell anyone I admitted to it.
grin


Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Location: The wrong place


Posted:
Ooops...that should have been the BEES that had hived in the lion's skull...my mistake...

St Ives is, indeed and oldy...and I thought it was only fair to give one that was a bit easier after the Sampson riddle...

Okay...don't think this one has been given yet...

~Walk on the living, they don't even mumble.
~Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble.

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
--Comte Debussy-Rebutin


GitasGuyPooh-Bah
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Location: Brisbane


Posted:
hehehe the answer is..... Drum roll please!!!



Fallen Leaves...



My turn????



The Pope has it but he does not use it.

Your father has it but your mother uses it.

Nuns do not need it.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a big one,

Michael J. Fox's is quite small.

What is it?



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:admires giant wooden aeroplane: Its about time trees were good for something, instead of just standing their like jerks!!! ubblol ubbtickled

Homer rocks!!!! ubblol ubbrollsmile


polaritySILVER Member
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Posted:
Last name biggrin

You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.

Green peppers, lime pickle and whole-grain mustard = best sandwich filling.


GitasGuyPooh-Bah
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Location: Brisbane


Posted:
Hmmm, that was a little to easy it seems.... Well done sir clap

Next

I live above a star, and yet I never burn,
I have eleven neighbors, and yet none of them turn,
I am visited in sequence, first, last or in between,
PRS (& sometimes Q) are my initials,
Now, tell me what I am?

:admires giant wooden aeroplane: Its about time trees were good for something, instead of just standing their like jerks!!! ubblol ubbtickled

Homer rocks!!!! ubblol ubbrollsmile


Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Posted:
Tsk, tsk...

The number 7 on a phone...what else???

If you break me, I'll not stop working...
If you can touch me, my work is done...
If you lose me, you must find me with a ring soon after...

What am I???

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
--Comte Debussy-Rebutin


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Posted:
AAGH! The only thing I can think of that breaks but doesn't stop working is dawn, but that doesn't apply to the others! My mind is melting! MELTING! The bit about finding it with a ring has me most confuse though.

shocked_prawnSILVER Member
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Posted:
im not sure.... welll by that i mean i have no idea!

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Wild ChildSILVER Member
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Posted:
Is it continuing the phone theme? Something around connection or transmitting - but the 'touching' bit's throwing me...

'The last rays of crimson on the spindle tree as the cerise fruit splits and reveals its orange seeds in a gloriously clashing colour scheme no-one would ever dare to wear'
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monseratSILVER Member
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Posted:
 Written by: fyrespirit



If you break me, I'll not stop working...
If you can touch me, my work is done...
If you lose me, you must find me with a ring soon after...

What am I???



ooh, I think I know this. Is it your heart??

Chaos is the natural state of the universe

Some days I'm the pigeon, some days I'm the statue.

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Bek66Future Mrs Pogo
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Posted:
Ooooh...Yay, for Monserat!!! You got it...!!!

Now I have to go into my old archives and see if I can find more...that's about the best of the one's I have!!!

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire...it extinguishes the small, enkindles the great."
--Comte Debussy-Rebutin


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