Riddles

I just figured that riddles would be a fun thing to do. This may turn into a riddle competition later on. Post a riddle in the comments!

Note by Bj Prognome
6 years, 1 month ago

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A very clever talking lion is on the loose. Its paws were gripped on a young boy. The mother begged the lion to release her son. The lion said to the mother, "If you can guess what I will do to him, then I will release him. If you fail, then I will eat him." What should the mother say so that he can save her son?

- 6 years, 1 month ago

You will eat him.

- 6 years ago

You will release him

- 4 years, 9 months ago

I live above a star, and I have 11 friends. My initials are PQRS. What am I?

- 5 years, 5 months ago

"7" in a keypad (specifically on a telephone). It is just above the asterisk (star), and there are 12 buttons in a keypad (11 friends + the "7"). 7 represents the letters P, Q, R, and S...

- 5 years, 5 months ago

I face my brother, he faces me. At our sides two more I see. Together we make room for thee. What am I?

- 6 years, 1 month ago

A wall?

- 5 years, 7 months ago

Riiiight....

- 5 years, 7 months ago

A halllway?

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Despised am I by knave and liar. After me the wise inquire. I rise above all death and fire. What am I?

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Truth

- 5 years, 7 months ago

A couple decided to kill themselves as they were living a hard life. They stood at the top of the cliff ready to jump. They counted down from 3. After that the woman jumped but the man didnt move. 5 seconds later the man saw the woman get out a parachute. Who betrayed who?

- 5 years ago

Woman? because she took the parachute man could of just been scared

- 5 years ago