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  • The Old English style of poetry is full of riddles and puzzling metaphors.
  • Mind puzzles are also notable societal rituals that are seen in almost every type of civilization's literature.
  • The riddle has existed in many forms, and in many dissimilar civilizations for thousands of years.
  • In Ancient Greece, puzzling riddle-like statements were discussed frequently by philosopher's like Aristotle and Plato.
  • Edgar Allen Poe is one of the most known authors that was widely accepted because of his of intriguing riddles in story-lines.
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    Long Riddles with Answers

    Long Riddles
    Long riddles are great brain teasers that help readers test and exercise their problem solving skills. For many, the shorter, and more frank brain quizzing questions just aren't their cup of tea.

    If you are a person who loves having their reading comprehension skills challenged then it is highly likely that you will appreciate this awesome set of lengthy riddles. Not only will these types of puzzles help with your mental stamina, but they will also help to develop and maintain the areas of the brain responsible for mental sharpness and development.

    Lengthy riddles specifically target a person's ability to read carefully, remember correctly what they read, and then apply this specific information to answering a question(s) correctly.

    Think you have what it takes to solve the problems in our "long riddle" section? Here's your shot!

    Fox Rabbit Cabbage

    Hint:
    First the farmer takes the rabbit across and returns to the fox & cabbage. Next, the farmer takes the cabbage, but when he arrives to the other side with the rabbit, he leaves the cabbage and takes the rabbit back on the raft with him to return and get the fox. He exchanges the rabbit for the fox and returns to drop the fox off with the cabbage, and finally goes back to get the rabbit.
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    Basket Full Of Hats

    Hint:
    The hat is white. If Tom doesn't know his hat color then the other two men's hats cannot be both black otherwise he would know his is white. When Tim doesn't know his hat color either, that means Jim's hat could not be black otherwise Tim would have to know his hat was white to fulfill the information discovered through Tom's answer.
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    My Last Words Riddle

    Hint:
    Salazar Slytherin
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    Power Outage Riddle

    Hint:
    One thing Julie could do is freeze a tray of ice-cubes, and turn the tray of ice upside down in her freezer. When she comes home, she should check the tray. If the ice cubes are still in the tray, the food is safe to eat. If the trays are empty, it's time to clean out the freezer. She will have to make a judgment call if the ice-cubes are only slightly thawed.
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    The Graveyard Of Ol' Man Jenkins

    Hint:
    1) The girl was wearing a dress at the graveyard. It was dark, so she hadn't noticed where she stuck the knife in the ground. She accidently stuck it in her dress (and the girl DID NOT get hurt by the knife in any way). That is what prevented her from running away.

    2) Since the knife had her stuck, she was frighted that the rumor of the bony hand was true and had grabbed her, trying to pull her into the ground. She was truly terrified and died of fright.
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    The Great War Riddle

    Hint:
    Ace of diamonds.
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    Weary Of Battle Riddle

    Hint:
    A shield
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    Half Magic Riddle

    Hint:
    She asks the genie to grab a nearby stick and beat her half to death.
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    The Liar's Village Riddle

    Hint:
    The man asks the stranger the path back to his own village. If the stranger was from village of truths, he takes him there. If he was from the village of liars, he will still take him to the village of truths as he would be compelled to lie.
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    Bank Robbery Riddle

    Hint:
    The teller used the mute button on the phone so her mother only heard "Emergency... Call... Help." This is how she knew to call the police.
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