HARD RIDDLES

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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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    Empty Pockets Riddle

    Hint:
    It has a hole. The hole is the thing (although it could be argued a pocket has air)
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    The Black Child Riddle

    Hint:
    Smoke
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    This House Holds Rooms Riddle

    Hint:
    A Dictionary.
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    Word Admonition Riddle

    Hint:
    'This too shall pass.' If a happy person is told, This too shall pass it will make them sad. But to a person on hard times, hearing, This too shall pass will cheer them up.
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    3 Gods Riddle

    Hint:
    Question 1: (To any of the three gods) If I were to ask you "Is that the random god," would your answer be "ja?" (This questions, no matter the answer, will enable you to tell which god is not random i.e. the god who is either False or True)

    Question 2: (To either the True or False god) If I asked you "are you false," would your answer be "ja?"

    Question 3: (To the same god you asked the second question) If I asked you "whether the first god I spoke to is random," would your answer be "ja?"
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    Hindu God Shiva Riddle

    Hint:
    Harvest.

    Har is another name for Shiva.
    A vest is something you wear.
    And a harvest might use a scythe.
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    One Hundred Eyes Riddle

    Hint:
    Honey combs.
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    Pounds Of Sugar Riddle

    Hint:
    Weigh out 4 pounds of sugar with the 5lb and the 9lb weights in different pans of the scales. With the 4lb weight , weigh three more lots of 4 pounds each - the remaining sugar will also weigh 4 pounds. Divide each 4 pound portion equally on the two sides of the scales.
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    Crawling Snail Riddle

    Hint:
    Twenty-eight days - at the end of the 28th day, it reached the top of the pole, and once on top, of course, it did not slip back down.
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    Gray And Thrown Away

    Hint:
    I am Burning Charcoal
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