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Old 11-30-2012, 01:09 PM   #10321
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A quick riddle:

Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it,
Five in the middle is seen;
First of all figures, the first of all letters,
Take up their stations between.
Join all together, and then you will bring
Before you the name of an eminent king.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:11 PM   #10322
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A quick riddle:

Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it,
Five in the middle is seen;
First of all figures, the first of all letters,
Take up their stations between.
Join all together, and then you will bring
Before you the name of an eminent king.
Spoiler tags in case anyone wants to have a go (assuming I'm right!)

Spoiler:
DAVID

D = Roman 500
V = Roman 5
1 = I = first figure/number
A = first letter of the alphabet.

King David, father of King Solomon.

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Old 11-30-2012, 01:13 PM   #10323
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But I'm currently trying to memorise six scottish country dances for a demo this evening, so someone else had better post the next question!
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:19 PM   #10324
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But I'm currently trying to memorise six scottish country dances for a demo this evening,
Hmmm.... I thought you had to be a young, really cute girl who jumped up and down over a pair of crossed swords on the floor for that. I figured the guys just tossed cabers or hurled biscuits or something...


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Old 11-30-2012, 06:48 PM   #10325
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Since my last riddle lasted 2 minutes here's another:

Reaching stiffly for the sky,
I bare my fingers when it's cold
In warmth I wear an emerald glove
And in between I dress in gold.
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:10 PM   #10326
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:32 AM   #10327
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:53 AM   #10328
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:01 AM   #10329
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She provided oxygen and shade from the scorching pressures from work and society?

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Old 12-01-2012, 06:07 AM   #10330
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She provided oxygen and shade from the scorching pressures from work and society?

Our did I misinterpret something?
Or the answer could be "none whatsoever".
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:09 AM   #10331
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:25 PM   #10332
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:38 PM   #10333
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