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Hard riddles are universal, and continue to leave a lasting impression on many different cultures across the globe. Here are some interesting facts:
  • The mere definition of what a riddle is, is something that has drawn a large amount of debate between scholars for centuries.
  • Complex riddles have been used since ancient times, and extensively in ancient/medieval literature.
  • There is only one riddle in the Bible appearing in the book of Judges. It is known as "Samson's riddle."
  • Charades is a popular contemporary game created with the use of riddle.
  • In author J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' Bilbo Baggins is given a challenging riddle by Gollum, and his life was dependent upon getting the correct answer.
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    Really Hard & Short Complex Riddles To Challenge You

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    This compilation of very difficult riddles is one of the best riddle collections on the web. With short challenging riddles like these you may go a bit crazy at times but the mental stretching that you'll receive from completing these incredible riddles will make it worth your while.

    While some hard riddles are meant for mastering instantly, these are the best of the best and more than likely will not be able to be answered promptly.

    Whether you are an exceptional thinker who is ready to take on one of the greatest advanced riddles collections known to man or whether you're a teacher that is just looking for some really hard riddles with answers to give out to students, at Riddles and Answers we find the most complex riddles known to man, daily.

    Remember before starting that these brain teasers are very tough riddles with answers readily available. If you find yourself stuck on one problem for too long, it's ok to move on to the next one. Just be sure to attempt these challenging riddles every day to help keep your brain functioning at a high level.

    Intertwining Dimensions Riddle

    Hint:
    The Star of David
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    What Comes Next Riddle

    Hint:
    E. Each item is the first letter(s) of one of the seven continents:

    1. Asia
    2. North America
    3. Africa
    4. South America
    5. Australia
    6. Antarctica
    7. Europe
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    I Smash Others Riddle

    Hint:
    Cue. A cue tells you when to start, or if you forget your lines in a play. A cue ball is used to break at the beginning of a game of pool and the cue stick is used to push the cue ball on the break.
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    Moving Quarters Riddle

    Hint:
    Hold down one of the quarters very firmly. Take another coin and hit it against the quarter you are holding down. Tap hard enough to move the quarter next to it aside.
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    When I Turn Around Riddle

    Hint:
    Key
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    The More I Am Worth Riddle

    The fewer of me you have, the more I am worth. What am I?
    Body parts remaining: 6
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    Hint:
    Friends
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    A Ponderous House Riddle

    Hint:
    Pregnancy
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    Swinging At The Park Riddle

    Hint:
    The speed at which a pendulum swings is called the period and given by the equation:


    2 x pi x square root of (length of rope from fulcrum to Center of Mass divided by gravity)

    Since gravity is constant, the only thing that effects the period is the length of rope. In the above scenario, you assume the man is taller then the child. Therefore his center of mass is higher. This makes the distance between the fulcrum to the center of mass shorter then for the child. The man swings faster.
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    I Will Make You Cry Riddle

    Hint:
    Pressure
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    Unusual Gatsby Riddle

    Hint:
    Letter "E" is the most commonly used letter in English language, yet in the whole passage, there is no "E" used.
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