Author Topic: The Criosphinx's Riddles  (Read 12545 times)

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #90 on: October 25, 2013, 02:45:54 am »
This thread totally needs to make a comeback. Also, I have been waiting three years for an answer to Saj's brilliant riddle, and I DON"T HAVE IT YET. It's going to drive me CRAZY!


Here's a riddle I made up when I was 13.

I swim within the ocean blue,
I am a certain artist's tool.
Beware!  Too much of my harsh white
And you could lose your cherished life.


COME ON PEOPLE WE CAN SOLVE THIS. Pleeeeeease help?

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #91 on: October 25, 2013, 06:23:55 pm »
"Lead" fits all but the first line (lead white was a common paint pigment at one point, and it's fairly poisonous). Anyone else got an equally wild-assed guess?

The answer to Thought's riddle of March 03, 2010 is obviously "a book", though.

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #92 on: April 07, 2018, 06:09:44 am »
A Riddle Most Fiendish:

What's brown and sticky?

ANSWER: A brownie, of course.

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I'll show myself out...

...to the Riddle Shop for next time's awesome headsplitter!!


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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #93 on: April 07, 2018, 02:49:17 pm »
Clearly a stick.

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #94 on: April 07, 2018, 03:25:20 pm »
...dammit, now I'm hungry. >_<

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #95 on: April 07, 2018, 04:54:09 pm »
Wait, so the answer wasn't a poop?

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #96 on: April 07, 2018, 09:22:00 pm »
It's never a poop! We have standards here at the Chrono Compendium!  :D

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #97 on: April 08, 2018, 12:51:48 am »
I'm not sure I want to know if it can be sticky...

Anyway... actually, yeah, describing it as sticky would not make me think it was that. Didn't tried to think up an answer before just reading it up, but I would've thought something like cajeta.

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #98 on: April 08, 2018, 01:26:53 am »
I have a long hair cat, and sometimes I have to trim the fur around her butt, because she'll get chocolate in there.

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #99 on: April 08, 2018, 02:33:09 pm »
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I have a long hair cat, and sometimes I have to trim the fur around her butt, because she'll get chocolate in there.

ME TOO.

Holy cat, I'll be sitting there eating or something and will suddenly smell a whiff of stank and just look at my cat. Lo and behold, tangled fur turds. It's awful. She has gotten somewhat better about letting me trim, though.

As for the riddle...

What's brown and sticky?

Honey? A honey nut treat? A bear that's just raided a beehive?

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #100 on: April 08, 2018, 03:46:56 pm »
Mine is still pretty disagreeable, but she usually just ignores me for an hour or two after I'm done.

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #101 on: April 08, 2018, 09:18:08 pm »
Hmm, interesting.

Can't say I've ever had that problem with my cat, thankfully. And she has quite the amount of fur... but probably not as long as yours, then.
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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #102 on: April 08, 2018, 11:39:03 pm »
Wait wait wait. I think Mauron got it. The pun of the riddle totally flew over my head. What is brown and sticky. I feel like I gotta slap my forehead on that one.

Let's keep the riddle mongoring going!

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Despite the way I slice
In the end you'll be blue
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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #103 on: April 09, 2018, 12:04:44 am »
A knife wielding serial killer that finishes the job with suffocation?

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Re: The Criosphinx's Riddles
« Reply #104 on: April 09, 2018, 12:10:24 am »
I can only think it could be something related to the cold...