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Do you like riddles (and possibly other brainteasers)? Then this thread is for you!
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14 December 2012
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Here's another answer for you. I don't intend to encourage giving up, but in case you have no idea, or you're bored and you want to know the answer and move on with your life, I'll post it here.

 

Egroeg Evoli said
Here's a tricky one:

A traveller comes to a fork in the road which leads to two villages. In one village the people always tell lies, and in the other village the people always tell the truth. The traveller needs to conduct business in the village where everyone tells the truth. A man from one of the villages is standing in the middle of the fork, but there is no indication of which village he is from. The traveller approaches the man and asks him one question. From the villager's answer, he knows which road to follow. What did the traveller ask?

 

He asked, "Which village is yours?" If the villager lied, he'd point to the truthful village because it wouldn't be his village. If the villager told the truth, he'd still point to the truthful village because it would be his village.

I'm going to guess and say he asked they guy what village he lived in.

 

 

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unknown said
Here's another answer for you. I don't intend to encourage giving up, but in case you have no idea, or you're bored and you want to know the answer and move on with your life, I'll post it here.

 

Egroeg Evoli said
Here's a tricky one:

A traveller comes to a fork in the road which leads to two villages. In one village the people always tell lies, and in the other village the people always tell the truth. The traveller needs to conduct business in the village where everyone tells the truth. A man from one of the villages is standing in the middle of the fork, but there is no indication of which village he is from. The traveller approaches the man and asks him one question. From the villager's answer, he knows which road to follow. What did the traveller ask?

 

He asked, "Which village is yours?" If the villager lied, he'd point to the truthful village because it wouldn't be his village. If the villager told the truth, he'd still point to the truthful village because it would be his village.

I'm going to guess and say he asked they guy what village he lived in.

 

 

That's correct! ... You didn't read the spoiler, did you?

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

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Purple stuff... ellipses...

14 December 2012
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I read it when I posted it, because it didn't keep it in the spoiler, but that's the first thing I thouwhen after I read that. Only I didn't have as much thought into my answer like that, I didn't really think about it hard enough. 

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29 March 2013
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I've thought of a few. I think they're all pretty commom but still, this thread needs to be revived.

What goes around the world but stays in a corner?

I went into the woods and got it. I sat down to seek it. I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it.

I fly, yet I have no wings. I cry, yet I have no eyes. Darkness follows me; lower light I never see.

Moving along in our God given ways, safety is sat by the fire/Sanctuary from these feverish smiles, left with a mark on the door.

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29 March 2013
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fabfouremily said
I've thought of a few. I think they're all pretty commom but still, this thread needs to be revived.

Yes, it most certainly does. Thanks for reviving it. :)

 

What goes around the world but stays in a corner?

Don't read this if you want to figure it out yourself. I'm 99.9% sure this is correct.

A postage stamp.

 

I went into the woods and got it. I sat down to seek it. I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it.

Again, don't read this if you want to figure it out. I'm almost completely sure it's correct.

A splinter.

 

I fly, yet I have no wings. I cry, yet I have no eyes. Darkness follows me; lower light I never see.

A cloud? It flies without wings and cries without eyes... but I'm not so sure about the rest.

 

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

29 March 2013
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Yes, yes and yes :D

Knew they were too easy, or you're just too good :)

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29 March 2013
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^^ I couldn't get them because I thought all three clues related to the same answer. "Whoa this one's hard." a-hard-days-night-george-10

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29 March 2013
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fabfouremily said
Yes, yes and yes :D

Knew they were too easy, or you're just too good :)

:)

But how is a cloud followed by darkness, and what does it mean by "lower light I never see"?

parlance said
^^ I couldn't get them because I thought all three clues related to the same answer. "Whoa this one's hard." a-hard-days-night-george-10

parlance

 

I thought that at first, too. :)

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

29 March 2013
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parlance said
^^ I couldn't get them because I thought all three clues related to the same answer. "Whoa this one's hard." a-hard-days-night-george-10

parlance

Oh, sorry. I wasn't clear enough.

 

Moving along in our God given ways, safety is sat by the fire/Sanctuary from these feverish smiles, left with a mark on the door.

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29 March 2013
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Egroeg Evoli said

fabfouremily said
Yes, yes and yes :D

Knew they were too easy, or you're just too good :)

:)

But how is a cloud followed by darkness, and what does it mean by "lower light I never see"?

I think it means that because we most closely associate clouds with the daytime, darkness follows, as in, night. And ''lower light I never see'' because it's never lighter than it is in the daytime. That's how I interpreted it, anyway.

Moving along in our God given ways, safety is sat by the fire/Sanctuary from these feverish smiles, left with a mark on the door.

(Passover - I. Curtis)

29 March 2013
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Here's one:

You do not want to have me, but when you have me, you do not want to lose me. What am I?

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

29 March 2013
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^^ Is it a lawsuit??

 

Moving along in our God given ways, safety is sat by the fire/Sanctuary from these feverish smiles, left with a mark on the door.

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29 March 2013
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Correct! :)

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

29 March 2013
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Yay!! Usually I take ages to work riddles out :D

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29 March 2013
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fabfouremily said

parlance said
^^ I couldn't get them because I thought all three clues related to the same answer. "Whoa this one's hard." a-hard-days-night-george-10

parlance

Oh, sorry. I wasn't clear enough.

 

NP, it was fun trying to work through it.

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What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?

I think this one is easy. I'll be honest though, I didn't make this.

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A river. Easy.

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1 April 2013
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Here's one:

Who is my mother's sister's only child's daughter's uncle's grandmother's aunt?

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

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Purple stuff... ellipses...

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I think I have followed this through...

My mother's sister's
only child's uncle's
grandmother's aunt...

would be the "My mother" and the speaker could be the "uncle"...?

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty

1 April 2013
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Um... I don't think so... but now I'm confused, and it's my own riddle! *facepalm*

Oh, wait- I think I see the problem! You went from "only child" to "uncle," skipping "daughter."

Oh, great- rereading my riddle, I think there's a flaw... Well, let's just see what happens.

Geometry, wisdom, tangerines... "The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say..."

Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

Purple stuff... ellipses...

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