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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #45 on: March 16, 2014, 01:28:27 AM »
Nope, it's me...
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #46 on: May 23, 2014, 11:22:07 PM »
Okay, here's another one.

One stood by two, shot straight and true
While two stood bold and tall
Three was showered in gold and jewels
And four was wan and small
Five opposed the all of them,
Across a barren plain,
All criss-crossed with long riverbeds
But what, then, was their name?
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #47 on: May 24, 2014, 01:05:31 AM »
Fingers?

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #48 on: May 24, 2014, 10:52:05 AM »
I was going for a hand, since it included the palm, but yeah, close enough.  :)
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #49 on: May 24, 2014, 12:21:54 PM »
I weigh a lot but backwards I am not.

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #50 on: May 24, 2014, 12:33:04 PM »
A ton?  :P
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #51 on: May 24, 2014, 12:48:32 PM »
Yes, you win a cookie.

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #52 on: May 24, 2014, 04:28:56 PM »
When I am cast the great and small
Soon shall prosper or shall fall
Pock-marks on a skin of white
Pick the fate or seal the fight.
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #53 on: August 22, 2014, 02:57:44 PM »
Measles?

No idea otherwise.

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #54 on: August 22, 2014, 05:03:40 PM »
A die (i.e. a traditional d6).

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #55 on: August 22, 2014, 05:04:34 PM »
Now it looks easy. :(

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #56 on: August 22, 2014, 08:11:28 PM »
Now it looks easy. :(
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It's like cryptic crossword clues - sometimes the answer comes almost immediately. More often than not, I sit there for hours unable to make any headway, then think, "Oh yes, it's obvious" when I'm told the answer.

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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #57 on: August 26, 2014, 07:50:07 PM »
Someone else take a turn to post one?  :)
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #58 on: August 29, 2014, 10:56:52 AM »
One

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Happy now?
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Re: Riddles in the Dark of Exilian
« Reply #59 on: August 29, 2014, 11:34:50 AM »
*facepalms*
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