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Old 04-13-2002, 11:17 AM   #1
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Silmaril Starbreeze's Challange (continuation of riddles threads)

I hereby issue a challange to all Barrow Downers. This thread is mainly because I got lost in both other riddle threads and finally have something to contribute.

My first challange : What am I?

You grow taller
I shink smaller
I help you see
till your blow stops me

An easy one to begin with and you have probably heard it before.
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Old 04-13-2002, 12:08 PM   #2
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It's an easy one, although i have heard it before in another sort of way.

I guess it's a candle.

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Old 04-13-2002, 12:34 PM   #3
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Ah yes, well done Lathspell! You got it right!
Here's the next one...

I'm not like most of the feline breed
I always follow, I never lead

This one is not so easy, but still easier than some of the others I have in store!

Oh, and by the way, feel free to post up any of other riddles you may have, just like in the other threads.
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Old 04-13-2002, 02:27 PM   #4
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Ay me, I feel so lost with all of these riddles. I guess I am not that clever of a Hobbit. It hurts my mind to think.
I will know an answers one of these days, yes I will!
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Old 04-13-2002, 02:32 PM   #5
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Aww, Tigerlily, I'm sure you are a very clever hobbit! I mean, I got totally lost with the other riddles threads!
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Old 04-13-2002, 02:41 PM   #6
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*sniff* Thank you, Starbreeze [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Old 04-13-2002, 03:44 PM   #7
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Cattail? (Only 4 more posts and I'm a Ghost Prince of Cardolan!... or something like that)

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Old 04-14-2002, 04:42 AM   #8
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Thats ok Tigerlily.
Birdland, close, you were right about the cat part, but not about the tail. Keep trying! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Old 04-14-2002, 04:45 AM   #9
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Oh, keep posting Birdland!
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Old 04-14-2002, 08:44 AM   #10
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I think I'll venture a guess and say a cat's shadow.
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Old 04-14-2002, 10:02 AM   #11
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Close there with Cat's shadow. Think more along the lines of no an actual thing or animal, more a name or title given to some one.
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Old 04-14-2002, 10:32 AM   #12
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I'll go out on a limb here and say... catburglar?
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Old 04-14-2002, 10:37 AM   #13
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Almost Tigerlily, you were closer than the others.
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Old 04-14-2002, 05:20 PM   #14
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While we're all pondering Starbreeze's most punnish riddle( [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]), I have a couple easyish ones.

1.
Man walks over,
Man walks under,
In time of war he burns asunder.

2.
I am emeralds and diamonds, lost by the moon,
I am found by the sun and picked up soon.
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Old 04-14-2002, 05:22 PM   #15
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A catapult, maybe?
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Old 04-14-2002, 05:25 PM   #16
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catalyst? Does it actually have the word "cat" in it?
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Old 04-14-2002, 05:40 PM   #17
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I'm not like most of the feline breed
I always follow, I never lead
Could this one be a "scardy-cat"?or "fraidy cat"? hmmm niether of those look like I spelt them right but you know what I mean
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Man walks over,
Man walks under,
In time of war he burns asunder
A bridge? hey I spelt that one right! I think .... [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img]
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Old 04-14-2002, 05:44 PM   #18
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Aye, Luinsewiel, a bridge is the correct answer [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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I guess I'm pretty stupid...I don't know any of these!!! I'm just one stupid hobbit!
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I am found by the sun and picked up soon.
Shooting stars?
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Old 04-15-2002, 02:19 PM   #21
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Nope, none of you are right so far - though who ever said Scardy cat is close. A hint, put the word 'cat' on the end of the answer, not at the beginning. Tell me when you give up! [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img]
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No, not shooting stars
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starbreeze, is it a copy cat?
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That's a good guess, Bragolandune
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Old 04-15-2002, 08:57 PM   #25
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Ai! I give up unless I am struck with a moment of genius in the near future.
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Old 04-15-2002, 10:03 PM   #26
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erm... the ocean? [img]smilies/confused.gif[/img] either that or dew?

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Yes, Legowen, it is Dew [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Can I post one since I got one right(yay! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] )?.Yes? ok then, it's really easy/short but here goes:
what's a coat that only goes on wet? [img]smilies/redface.gif[/img] so hard, not sure if you'll be able to get it [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img]
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sounds like a coat of paint to me, Luin.
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Hey! Copy cat is right! Yey!

Here is the next one:

You write it more than others do
But friends will say it more than you.

What is it?

This one is easy (I think anyway) [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Wow that took a whole 20mins! Longer than I tought [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img] yes it is paintif you hadn't already guessed. Hey I got it from a cartoon what do you expect? [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

Starbreeze is that "your name"?

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How about this one

With no wings, I fly.
With no eyes, I see.
With no arms, I climb.
More frightning than any beast,
Stronger than any foe.
I am cunning, ruthless, and tall;
In the end, I rule all.
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Susan - is the answer "fate"?
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Well, it isn't the answer I was given when asked this riddle, but that is a very good answer!

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Susan, is it destiny? or perhaps the imagination?
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The answer I was given was imagination, but I like you guys's "fate" and "destiny" better [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Here's a silly one you've probably heard before:

Snow White and the Dwarves sit down for a meal. How fast does she serve them the next course?

And another easy one:

Walk on the living, they don't even mumble;
Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble.

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Walk on the dead, they mutter and gumble.
Leaves?!?
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Leaves!!! heehee
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