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Post Post #0  (ISO)  » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:20 am

This previously existed somewhere else; I moved it to General Discussion.
As some of you may have noticed, I have been posting riddles in my signature. Here I will collect the old ones. Please post answers in PMs to me rather than in the thread.

Current RiddleNo new riddle yet, but I will release one sometime in the future.


(This is legit. This is not some cleverly hidden puzzle disguised as the lack of one.)

Solution will be revealed when 10 people send me a PM with the correct answer & explanation



Past Riddles
In case you are not aware, ROT13 means to replace each letter with the letter 13 characters forward or backward in the alphabet. So M = 13, which would go to 13+13 = 26 = Z; A = 1, + 13 = 14, = N; F -> S... "MAFIASCUM" would become ZNSVNFPHZ.
Spoiler: Riddle 003
So, without a question, at twilight, a werewolf is stronger than three...
What is the next word? (A) villagers (B) innocent (C) townies (D) humans
(This is not subjective. The answer is exactly one of the choices. You must also submit a reason. It will be rejected if the reason is wrong even if the answer is correct.)

Although, as someone pointed out, "This is not subjective" ended up being a bit inaccurate. What I meant was "the answer does not depend on fuzzy intuition, there is one answer that is definitely right, and the other three are definitely wrong".

Spoiler: Answer
Did you solve it? Count the number of letters in each word: So = two, without = seven, a = one, question = eight, at = two, ...
Those numbers spell out my username which is the decimal expansion of e. The next word would have to have 9 letters, and the only choice that does is "villagers".

Spoiler: Riddle 002 (updated)
A rich man was murdered during a storm that knocked the power out. Everyone had alibis: The maid said she was washing dishes, the cook said he left before it occurred, the wife said she was on the computer on mafiascum.net, and the butler said he was reading the newspaper. Whodunnit?

Spoiler: Answer 002
ROT13: Qvq lbh fbyir vg? Vg jnf gur jvsr orpnhfr fur pbhyq abg unir orra ba gur pbzchgre naq vagrearg vs gur cbjre jrer bhg.

Spoiler: Riddle 001
What is a word four letters long, but is made up of three, sometimes is spelled with nine letters, rarely consists of six and never has five?

Spoiler: Answer 001
ROT13: Qvq lbh fbyir vg? Gur nafjre vf "lrf". Gur jbeq jung vf sbhe yrggref ybat. Ohg vf guerr, Fbzrgvzrf vf avar, rgp.
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Post Post #1  (ISO)  » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:08 pm

what happens if a riddle goes unanswered correctly for a long time?
"invisibility is actually braindead" -- RadiantCowbells

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Post Post #2  (ISO)  » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:10 am

Then a giant meteor crashes to earth and begins the sixth extinction
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Post Post #3  (ISO)  » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:18 am

Nah, I just keep it up until more solev it.
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Post Post #4  (ISO)  » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:37 am

In post 1, Invisibility wrote:what happens if a riddle goes unanswered correctly for a long time?

In post 2, Majiffy wrote:Then a giant meteor crashes to earth and begins the sixth extinction



Why can't we have this?
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Post Post #5  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:33 pm

I am working on another puzzle that will be released once Something_Smart's Murder Riddle II (in the Mish Mash forum) is solved. In the meantime, the answer to the current one will be revealed.
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Post Post #6  (ISO)  » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:17 am

I have only just understood the first riddle.
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Post Post #7  (ISO)  » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:58 pm

the villagers riddle was extremely obtuse and only works if the person made the association with the last riddle. NOT GOOD.
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Post Post #8  (ISO)  » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:32 pm

only works if you have 439148204829034823490 people bruteforcing the answer
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