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CADastrophe
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Riddles: What Am I?

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01-07-2013 09:09 AM

 I travel around the world, yet I remain in the corner. What am I?

 

 

I can sizzle like bacon, I am made with an egg.

I have plenty of backbone, but lack a good leg.

I peel layers like onions, but still remain whole.

I can be long like a flagpole, yet still fit in a hole. What am I?

 

 

I drink and I drink and I drink, more than my share until I'm packed.

It's not until I am pressed that I give any of it back. What am I?

 

 

With metal fangs I lie in wait, I need not stealth nor bait.

My prey comes but never alone, and to all I take vicious hold.

I bring them together like glue, and escape me they all do. What am I?

 

 

I have no edges yet sharp I can be, and with no form even flat, you see.

I can be held but not touched, I can be hit but not clutched. What am I?

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troma
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Message 2 of 60 (2,269 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-07-2013 01:02 PM in reply to: CADastrophe

Postage Stamp

 

Snake

 

Orange?


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hwalker
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Message 3 of 60 (2,241 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 03:49 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

CADastrophe wrote:

 

With metal fangs I lie in wait, I need not stealth nor bait.

My prey comes but never alone, and to all I take vicious hold.

I bring them together like glue, and escape me they all do. What am I?

 


Zip

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bgingerich
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Registered: ‎08-29-2011
Message 4 of 60 (2,232 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 05:28 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

CADastrophe wrote:

I drink and I drink and I drink, more than my share until I'm packed.

It's not until I am pressed that I give any of it back. What am I?



A Grape is more like it.

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CADastrophe
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Message 5 of 60 (2,225 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 05:38 AM in reply to: bgingerich

troma wrote:

"Postage Stamp

Snake

Orange?"


 Postage Stamp & Snake are correct.

 


hwalker wrote:

"Zip"


 Nope.

 


bgingerich wrote:

"A Grape is more like it."


 Nope.

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Light_Guy
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Message 6 of 60 (2,219 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 06:22 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

3) A SPONGE

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brian.kling
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Message 7 of 60 (2,213 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 06:33 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

I drink and I drink and I drink, more than my share until I'm packed.

It's not until I am pressed that I give any of it back. What am I?

 

A sponge (or one of you guys maybe? :smileyvery-happy: )

 

Still thinking on the other two...



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CADastrophe
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Message 8 of 60 (2,210 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 06:39 AM in reply to: brian.kling

Light_Guy wrote:

"3) A SPONGE"



brian.kling wrote:

"A sponge (or one of you guys maybe?" :smileyvery-happy: )


 A Sponge is correct.

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Curtis_Waguespack
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Message 9 of 60 (2,192 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 09:09 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

With metal fangs I lie in wait, I need not stealth nor bait.

My prey comes but never alone, and to all I take vicious hold.

I bring them together like glue, and escape me they all do. What am I?

 

 

Stapler ?

 




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Message 10 of 60 (2,190 Views)

Re: Riddles: What Am I?

01-08-2013 09:12 AM in reply to: Curtis_Waguespack

I have no edges yet sharp I can be, and with no form even flat, you see.

I can be held but not touched, I can be hit but not clutched. What am I?

 

a music note?

 

 



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