TRICKY RIDDLES

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Tricky riddles have an extensive history in the history of man. Here are a few interesting facts about the art of riddle:
  • The mere definition of what a riddle actually is, is a subject that has caused debates between scholars for thousands of years.
  • One of the most famous riddle enthusiasts known to man is a scholar from Ancient Greece known as Archimedes.
  • Many in western cultures argue that there are only two types of riddle, while many in the Eastern world believe that there are 3 or more.
  • A popular biblical riddle is found in the old testament book of Judges.
  • Riddles have been used in some the best selling books ever, including J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit."
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    Outside The Battlefield Riddle

    Hint:
    A strike was thrown in 10 pin bowling.
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    The Green Ranch Riddle

    Hint:
    There is no staircase, its a ranch.
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    As Big As A Dino Riddle

    Hint:
    The dinosaur's shadow
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    A Windless Day Riddle

    Hint:
    At the beginning, it was said that "It was a hot and windless day," yet at the end, it is said that "The flag was waving back and forth". Had it been windless, the flag would have been limp.
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    Electric Train Travel Riddle

    Hint:
    There is no smoke coming from electric trains.
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    Tomorrow Riddle

    Hint:
    Monday. Thursday's tomorrow is Friday, making the day after, Saturday. So today is Sunday.
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    The Innocent Murderer Riddle

    Hint:
    The exterminator!
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    Traveling On A Monday Riddle

    Hint:
    His horse's name was Monday.
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    The Riddle Of Sphinx

    Hint:
    A person: ("Legs" is a metaphor for hands and knees in the first description and two legs and a cane in the last.)
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    Strawberry Jam Stain Riddle

    Hint:
    The maid was lying. There are no corners in a circular house.
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