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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #285 on: July 29, 2020, 10:23:52 AM »
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #286 on: August 14, 2020, 11:05:45 AM »
Correct! Your turn! :)
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #287 on: July 08, 2021, 08:10:24 PM »
Take an oracle to the sea,
Then you have a sort of me,
Like a kind of deer I run,
My longer kin from north may come,
Push me out to try for fame,
So, friend, tell me: what's my name?
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #288 on: July 21, 2021, 01:29:42 PM »
I'm stumped on this one :( Each bit of the clue gives me an idea, but none of them seem to be connected. Maybe time for a hint?

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #289 on: July 21, 2021, 03:47:10 PM »
There's at least one sound-based clue, at least one spelling-based clue, at least one idiom based clue and at least one historical based clue in there.
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #290 on: July 21, 2021, 04:21:55 PM »
After some more thought, I have come up with:
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #291 on: July 21, 2021, 04:39:46 PM »
You're correct :)

The remaining clue:
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I'll see if I can think of any more...
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #292 on: August 17, 2021, 09:41:09 AM »
Okay, a new one:

I am the giver of sweetness before the wise moon's daughter:
Throw me once and I am here, throw me twice and I am gone.
You entrust to me that which you need to survive,
Then with cold steel take it swift anon.
I likewise am the launch of orbs to flight in summer haze,
And when I am over, 'tis my power to amaze.
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #293 on: April 11, 2024, 02:57:55 PM »
So I found this while browsing for possible riddles to put into an upcoming DnD game. I am terrible at riddles and don't have a good guess but I'll post some thoughts and maybe someone smarter than me will spot this and take a stab:

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #294 on: April 30, 2024, 01:19:08 PM »
Some good thoughts! And some feedback on them:

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #295 on: June 05, 2024, 11:53:07 AM »
My guess

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #296 on: June 13, 2024, 10:20:37 AM »
My guess

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Not correct, but very good logic! Some pointers:

On "throw me once":
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On "I likewise am the launch of orbs":
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #297 on: June 14, 2024, 09:52:12 AM »
Well then I am officially bamboozleflummoxed
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #298 on: June 14, 2024, 10:07:14 AM »
Bigger pointer/clue:
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #299 on: June 14, 2024, 11:35:29 AM »
Is it yarn?
'it is my power to amaze' made me think of spinning a good yarn to mean telling a story, and I believe you can throw yarn as a knitting style