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Old 02-21-2008, 11:03 AM   #1
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Question Riddle me this ....

Years ago, I used to write my own riddles, and inflict -- I mean, share them with interested friends. Anyone interested here?


By way of a sample:

Many people, many places.
Always right and always wrong.
Truly shallow, seeming deep.
What am I?
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:07 AM   #2
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yes please !! i love riddles. is the answer to the first one a mirror ?
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Old 02-21-2008, 02:09 PM   #3
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Well butter my backside and call me a biscuit! You got it in one, zelda_pinwheel!

You didn't go to High-School with me did you? That's when I was last tossing that one around.
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Old 02-21-2008, 02:11 PM   #4
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Allrighty then, how about this one?

Bald of head, but never cold.
Hard when young, but soft when old.
I cannot live with my food.
Majestic in movement, in eating crude.
What am I?
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Old 02-21-2008, 02:30 PM   #5
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A buzzard?
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:26 PM   #6
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A good guess, but nope, not a buzzard.
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:42 PM   #7
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:45 PM   #8
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Wow, either these aren't as obscure as I thought they were, or you lot are really good at this.

Yes, a bald eagle is the answer to that one.



Anybody else got one?
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Old 02-21-2008, 04:05 PM   #9
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I don't know but I think we read alot.
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Old 02-21-2008, 04:07 PM   #10
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I don't know but I think we read alot.
Is that a riddle? Reminds me of the infamous "What have I got in my pocket?" riddle.
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Old 02-21-2008, 04:10 PM   #11
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Is that a riddle? Reminds me of the infamous "What have I got in my pocket?" riddle.
why yes that *is* a reader in my pocket, but i'm also glad to see you...
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Old 02-21-2008, 04:23 PM   #12
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One of my favourite childhood riddles was:

What can go up a chimney down, but can't go down a chimney up?
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Old 02-21-2008, 04:52 PM   #13
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That would be an umbrella.

And, the desired answer to "what have I got in my pocket" (I think) is "My Preciousssss". (a ring)
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Old 02-21-2008, 04:57 PM   #14
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That would be an umbrella.
Correct - well done!
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Old 02-21-2008, 06:03 PM   #15
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Okay, I don't remember any more of the dozen or so I wrote years ago, so here's one I came up with today. Note that I can't and don't promise to come up with original riddles on a daily basis.

Without toes, I yet wear shoes.
My name's one of power and play.
I am most stable, a thing out of fable,
And also of quarter and dray.
What am I?
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