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 Post subject: Riddle Me This...
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Answering the proposed riddle gives you the right to drop the next riddle. Please post obscure/original riddles.
Please don't ask the all-knowing google machine about anything posted here.
Keep in mind that riddles should be done in spoken form, and words can be stretched (like award/a ward or you/u) when written down to keep them from being spoiled.

I will start with one of my own invention.

What has no eyes, but can see warfare?

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Radar?

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Gus wrote:
Radar?


A radar is a piece of the riddle.
The answer to this has a radar.

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drones, or satellites?

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KelvinS wrote:
drones, or satellites?

Both have cameras which can be called the "eyes". SatellItes has an "I".
hint:the word "see" is used loosely.

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I dunno, a country, tank, army?

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Shua wrote:
What has no eyes, but can see warfare?

This is going to be an addicting thread :oops:
No eyes... But can see warfare.
At first, I was thinking about anything that is in a war- bombs, guns, etc.
But what can "see" warfare?
Well, a couple things- Scopes, radar, night cams, etc.
But that doesn't really seem like an answer to a riddle, so I'm going to think harder.

After a little thinking, I realized what it is: The answer is a Night Vision cameras! It has 2 "I's (eyes)" nIght vIsion cameras.
Is this right?

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Doug Roth wrote:
Shua wrote:
What has no eyes, but can see warfare?
After a little thinking, I realized what it is: The answer is a Night Vision cameras! It has 2 "I's (eyes)" nIght vIsion cameras. Is this right?

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KelvinS wrote:
Doug Roth wrote:
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What has no eyes, but can see warfare?
After a little thinking, I realized what it is: The answer is a Night Vision cameras! It has 2 "I's (eyes)" nIght vIsion cameras. Is this right?

:roll:

Oh gosh. I misread the question :lol:
Let's try that again...

Maybe a scope? I feel like there are many possible answers to this riddle, but there is only one which sounds like the answer to a riddle.

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 Post subject: Re: Riddle Me This...
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Doug Roth wrote:
Shua wrote:
What has no eyes, but can see warfare?

This is going to be an addicting thread :oops:
No eyes... But can see warfare.
At first, I was thinking about anything that is in a war- bombs, guns, etc.
But what can "see" warfare?
Well, a couple things- Scopes, radar, night cams, etc.
But that doesn't really seem like an answer to a riddle, so I'm going to think harder.

After a little thinking, I realized what it is: The answer is a Night Vision cameras! It has 2 "I's (eyes)" nIght vIsion cameras.
Is this right?

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Having any "eyes/I's" DQ's it from being a correct answer. Also cameras can be interpreted as the eyes of something, and won't be in its self a camera.
the highlight-able hint in my last post should point everyone on the right direction.

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 Post subject: Re: Riddle Me This...
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I have no idea.

(= no-eye deer?)

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 Post subject: Re: Riddle Me This...
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Shua wrote:
Doug Roth wrote:
Shua wrote:
What has no eyes, but can see warfare?

This is going to be an addicting thread :oops:
No eyes... But can see warfare.
At first, I was thinking about anything that is in a war- bombs, guns, etc.
But what can "see" warfare?
Well, a couple things- Scopes, radar, night cams, etc.
But that doesn't really seem like an answer to a riddle, so I'm going to think harder.

After a little thinking, I realized what it is: The answer is a Night Vision cameras! It has 2 "I's (eyes)" nIght vIsion cameras.
Is this right?

-Doug


Having any "eyes/I's" DQ's it from being a correct answer. Also cameras can be interpreted as the eyes of something, and won't be in its self a camera.
the highlight-able hint in my last post should point everyone on the right direction.

A gun? It has no eyes, yet it sees ("sees" is used loosely) warfare... Like I said, it seems as if there are many possible answers to this.

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last hint: What has no eyes, but can see/sea warfare?

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submarine

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Shua wrote:
last hint: What has no eyes, but can see/sea warfare?

A torpedo!
I originally thought a submarine, but realized it had an I... :lol:

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Doug Roth wrote:
Shua wrote:
last hint: What has no eyes, but can see/sea warfare?

A torpedo!
I originally thought a submarine, but realized it had an I... :lol:

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Ouch, forgot about that in my rush to guess. :oops:

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Doug Roth wrote:
Shua wrote:
last hint: What has no eyes, but can see/sea warfare?

A torpedo!
I originally thought a submarine, but realized it had an I... :lol:

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Correct!
this had 2 answers. Torpedo and Destroyer.
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 Post subject: Re: Riddle Me This...
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Shua wrote:
You will have no question to the right answer when we all come around to it.

Hmmm, not so sure, that was quite a bad one considering that "can sea warfare" does not make sense as "sea warfare" is not a verb. TBH, I prefer Doug's earlier answer: a gun, which has no eyes but can "see" (i.e., experience) warfare.

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Shua wrote:
Doug Roth wrote:
Shua wrote:
last hint: What has no eyes, but can see/sea warfare?

A torpedo!
I originally thought a submarine, but realized it had an I... :lol:

-Doug

Correct!
this had 2 answers. Torpedo and Destroyer.
your up.

Uh oh...
Okay, I got a good one.

If B is in my hand, what is in my eye?

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C ("see"). Not sure what "B" has to do with your hand...

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Beauty is in the eye of the "B" holder? :D

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Beauty is in the eye of the "B" holder? :D

You got it!
Now it's your turn!

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What's white when closed, and red when open?

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What's white when closed, and red when open?

A Caucasian human.
When it's closed, you see white skin.
When it's open, you see red blood and organs.

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Doug Roth wrote:
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What's white when closed, and red when open?

A Caucasian human.

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Sick man!

Hint: It's not red when it's upside down.

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KelvinS wrote:
What's white when closed, and red when open?

An open\closed business sign?

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Good guess, but no (see hint)

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a book, or newspaper? Read when open, not read when upside down.... kind of white when closed

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a book, or newspaper? Read when open, not read when upside down.... kind of white when closed

A letter actually, but good enough. :D

Your turn...

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Pardon the intrusion (if there is one)

When brightest, I'm darkest. When darkest, I'm gone. What am I?

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Pardon the intrusion (if there is one)

When brightest, I'm darkest. When darkest, I'm gone. What am I?

Shadow

Here's one:

I'm so twisted and messed up that I'm true when false, and false when true. What am I?

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heres my riddle: "Dice Dice"

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KelvinS wrote:
cubeguy314 wrote:
Pardon the intrusion (if there is one)

When brightest, I'm darkest. When darkest, I'm gone. What am I?

Shadow

Here's one:

I'm so twisted and messed up that I'm true when false, and false when true. What am I?


logical negation operator?

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logical negation operator?

I'm afraid not.

Hint: that was the answer - I'm a frayed knot / NOT. lol

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ndgamer4life wrote:
heres my riddle: "Dice Dice"


Pair o dice.

What can you break but not touch?


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What can you break but not touch?

Your elbow?

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Jacob wrote:
What can you break but not touch?


Your heart?

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What can you break but not touch?
Your heart?
Unless you are a heart surgeon!

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What can you break but not touch?

A promise, the law, the sound barrier, rank, wind, etc.

What's red in the middle, explosive on the outside, and has nothing to do?

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Jacob wrote:
What can you break but not touch?

Silence!

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Silence or a promise... there can be more answers but those are the first that come to mind.

Here's a good one:

I am better than heaven
I am worse than hell
The poor have me
The rich need me
If you eat me, you die

who am I ?

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RubixFreakGreg wrote:
Here's a good one:

I am better than heaven
I am worse than hell
The poor have me
The rich need me
If you eat me, you die

who am I ?

Ooh, I know this one too! :D

Nothing.

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What's the next number in this sequence?

1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, 312211

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What's the next number in this sequence?

1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, 312211

Took me a while, but: 13112221

Now what's the answer to my riddle above?

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Guys, I think we are really straying from the stated rules. As Schua said, you can only ask a riddle if you were the first to answer the last riddle.

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In this case the problem was caused because there were multiple correct answers (promise, silence, etc.) and the person after me posted a new riddle as they that assumed only their answer was correct. So I think we're back on track with my riddle, and there's only one possible answer... :D

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What's red in the middle, explosive on the outside, and has nothing to do?

Hint: it's a cryptic clue

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Boredom :idea:

Brilliant, well done!

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A ladder hangs over the side of a ship anchored in a port. The bottom rung touches the water. The distance between rungs is 20 cm and the length of the ladder is 180 cm. The tide is rising at the rate of 15 cm each hour.
When will the water reach the seventh rung from the top?

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A ladder hangs over the side of a ship anchored in a port. The bottom rung touches the water. The distance between rungs is 20 cm and the length of the ladder is 180 cm. The tide is rising at the rate of 15 cm each hour.
When will the water reach the seventh rung from the top?

Never, the ship floats!

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