As we talked about on the latest episode of the Brainstorm Podcast
wherein we talk about Riddles) I'm throwing a contest out to my readers.
It's real simple:
- submit an original riddle as a comment to this blog post
One riddle, as judged by the 3 hosts of the Brainstorm Podcast
( +Vincent Florio
, +Glen Hallstrom
and myself) will win it's submitter a $10 RPGNow Gift Certificate. A second riddle, chosen randomly, will win it's submitter a $5 RPGNow gift certificate.
Enter as many riddles as you want. One riddle per comment please.
Riddles must be submitted by 9 PM eastern time on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
Alright folks, get cracking!
By "original" do you mean "has never appeared in any other source" or do you mean "no one has posted it as a comment to enter the contest"?ReplyDelete
by original i mean "created by you", not found n the net or a book or a movie or...ReplyDelete
"I can move north and south, but never east and west. When I hold a thousand, I am just as big as when I hold a hundred. I can walk, I can ride, and I can fly, but I can't move without being pushed. I cannot attack until I am punched. What am I?"ReplyDelete
Answer: A wargame counterDelete
"I was led by gold, then gold supported me. Four bore my name, but two others followed them. I fight, but I have children. Many love me, but many have tried to destroy me. I see that which men cannot see, and I move where men cannot move. What am I?"ReplyDelete
Answer: The USS EnterpriseDelete
I come at the beginning of everything, but I don't appear until the end of time. You can't see me in morning or afternoon, but you see me twice in evening.ReplyDelete
I can carry a tune, support a bridge, and grant you access to your desire. What am I?ReplyDelete
I fill a hole and yet I make one.ReplyDelete
I am of great value but I have no worth.
I am skeletal but I have no bones.
I alone accomplish nothing and cannot move but when used I cannot be imprisoned.
I have teeth but cannot bite.
I am straight but live in rings.
What am I?
When I see my foe,ReplyDelete
I always retreat -
Such flight is required
To cause my enemy's defeat.
I am always facing you,ReplyDelete
even when you cannot see me.
I am desert,
to your oceans.
We dance together,
in shadow and light.
What has head of a dragon, walks on three legs and farts blue flames on saturday mornings?ReplyDelete
I rise and fall though I am small. Through water and fire I fill men's desire. I am not a beast, but domesticated, and a staple, at least. What am I?ReplyDelete
Damnit. I guessed that one and didn't think to reply.Delete
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?ReplyDelete
(the rooster came first, and left before the check arrived)