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Solve the Riddles...

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Riddle One:
I soar without wings, I see without eyes.
I've traveled the universe to and fro.
I've conquered the world, yet I've never been anywhere but home.
Who am I?


Riddle Two:
I know a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be?


Riddle Three:
What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?
 

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Number 2 answer could be "three"?
It is the direct answer to the first part of the sentence, and 3+2=5, and "five" has got fewer letters than "three".
 
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riddles are so fun.......keep trying. I wont say who is right and who is wrong as yet. :)
 

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Originally posted by acymlf
Riddle One:
I soar without wings, I see without eyes.
I've traveled the universe to and fro.
I've conquered the world, yet I've never been anywhere but home.
I keep thinking this is some sort of radio wave, radar or whatnot but then the last line doesn't fit. I know I'm thinking too literally though -- It's probably some play on words like the other 2.

I "C" without "I's" ???

I'm sure that "I've never been anywhere but home" is the big clue. hmmmm

"It must gives us three guesses!"
 

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For riddle #1 I'm thinking about the sun. (Hey, that rhymes:D)

It soars without wings, it sees everything, yet has no eyes.
Its also traveled the universe to and fro.
It's conquered the world (nothing can stop the sun's light) and yet stayed at home (its home is in the sky, where it always is)

This may sound stupid, but oh well!
 

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OK acymlf, I give up . . . what's the solution to number one.

I trust that "few" and "wholesome" are the answers to 2 and 3.
 
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These are interesting, very interesting...I am thinking that they have discovered the answers to all but the first one. But what are the correct answers?? Please post them.

-The White Rider::confused:
 
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Ancalagon, those riddles by the bridgekeeper are great. I am still cracking my head thinking of them. Probably I should do something like what u r doing....... make the thread more intersting. :D

for the answers I'll post them out next year in January or sometime after Christmas. :)
 

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My first intention on number one would be: Light

But then again, I'm not particulary good at riddles.
 

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Answers for all...

#1: Darkness

#2: The word "Three"

#3: I agree with Elanor that it's the word "Wholesome"

It really depends on who's making the answers.
Now I have a riddle for you.

-I am always moving, never stopping,
I always run, never up, always down,
You can cut me in half, and I shalln't be hurt,
I bring life as I take it,
I can assume any form.-

Who am I?





-Istari
 

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Darkness?

Istari,
How does "darkness" fulfill

I soar without wings, I see without eyes.
I've traveled the universe to and fro.
I've conquered the world, yet I've never been anywhere but home.

I'm not doubting you, I'm just not seeing it . . .

"three" does answer riddle 2
Elanor2 explains it:
It is the direct answer to the first part of the sentence, and 3+2=5, and "five" has got fewer letters than "three".
but "few" (I think) is simpler and more direct

and yes, "water" answers your riddle
 

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Water

How can the answer to number 2 be three? That doesn't make sense. :confused:
 

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Originally posted by rplp81
Water

How can the answer to number 2 be three? That doesn't make sense. :confused:
"Add two more letters to three letters and you will have less." If there are FIVE letters in total, then the word itself, "three," makes the value less than the amount of letters. See?


As to darkness and Scooter's question, I meant evil. Evil is everywhere, it finds people without actually looking, at least that is my perspective. As I stated before, it really depends on who's writing the riddle. It makes sense to me.

The water riddle has always been my favorite. Maybe I should remove the last line so it isn't so simple.


-Istari
 

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oh, thanks for the explanation. I think "fewer" is a better answer though. :)
 

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