SHORT RIDDLES

Fun Facts (Hints)

Here is a bit of insight relating to riddles in the form of historical facts:
  • Many ancient cultures used riddles as a form of contest, and sometimes getting the right answer was a matter of life and death.
  • Archaeologists have found many brain teasing artifacts written on the walls of ancient temples in the Eastern world.
  • A variety of African cultures have used and still use riddles to pass along traditional messages and beliefs generationally.
  • People in Ancient Greece who were able to solve riddles were more popular in this society as they were very much admired by the people who couldn't.
  • The earliest example of a written puzzle/riddle that we have today is said to be from Babylonian times.
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    Handicapped Legs Riddle

    Hint:
    A pair of pants
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    Growing Up And Down Riddle

    Hint:
    A goose.
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    Not A Nail Riddle

    Hint:
    Ring
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    The Lullaby League Riddle

    Hint:
    A snore-nado.
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    Drying Crying Tears Riddle

    Hint:
    A towel
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    Going Up And Down Riddle

    Hint:
    A tomato in an elevator.
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    Losing Strings Riddle

    Hint:
    They could only tie!
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    The Town Riddle

    What does this represent?

    T
    O
    W
    N
    Body parts remaining: 6
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    Hint:
    Downtown
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    Without A Trace Riddle

    Hint:
    Because it's impossible for them to leave one!
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    Itchy Paper Riddle

    Hint:
    Sandpaper
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