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Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

I’m a chain made of items all wired in succession;
A Duke who wore shorts that used little discretion;
An LBJ ad that once warned of aggression;
A six-year-old Girl Scout; or Gatsby’s obsession.

Who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle solved by Asher. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

I’m a seafaring vessel that’s geared to set sail;
I’m a spaceworthy craft from a bold Sci-Fi tale;
I’m a suffix of skill; send a package by mail;
And a romance in fiction fans hope will prevail.

Who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle solved by Asher. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

I’m to conquer a safe; I’m a wise kind of joke;
I’m a sidewalk division; the glass where it broke;
To confess under pressure; exposing the yolk;
I’m to solve a tough case; and the coke you can smoke.

Who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle solved by Asher. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

I’m a piece that appears in a print publication;
Each long Constitutional text segmentation;
An item of clothing for each situation;
And adjective small that conveys information.

Who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle solved by Asher. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

I’m the trees of the tropics; the springs near L.A.;
Mark a pre-Easter feast on a moveable day;
If you study my lines, then your future they’ll say;
And my Pilot’s no smartphone, but sure paved the way.

Who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle solved by Asher. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

I’m a tar black as night; I’m a fork to toss bales;
I’m the angle of planes; I’m the key set for scales;
Throw the ball from the mound; give a speech to make sales;
And to put up a tent along camping site trails.

Who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle solved by Rebecca. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

I’m a forwarded letter; the stores of one brand;
A reaction extended; the line of command;
Hierarchy of food; to securely remand;
And the path of suppliers fulfilling demand.

Who am I?

UPDATE (1/31/15): Nothing yet? Here’s the next riddle in the series:

I’m a strong type of mail; I make bicycles go;
Connect ankle to ball; help your tires in the snow;
I’m a calculus rule; smoking eight in a row;
And I measure first downs so the referees know.

Now, who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle(s) solved by Peter Jenkins. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

I’m a World War II fighter, flown out of Japan;
In Producers and Forum, their films’ leading man;
I am nothing to speak of; hone in from a span;
And the hour we go, as described by the plan.

Who am I?

UPDATE (1/12/15): Nothing yet? Zip? Zilch? Here are some more clues:

I’m the Ground of New York 9/11 attacks;
The original Patient who plague first contracts;
I’m the Dark Thirty prefix, as Jessica acts;
And this blog’s total readers, when postings it lacks.

Now, who am I?

UPDATE (1/14/15): Still nothing? Nada? Goose Egg? Here are some more clues:

I’m a Schoolhouse Rock hero; a diet Coke name;
I’m the green on the wheel; a dress size with thin frame;
I’m a white-colored candy bar; sum of a game;
And this riddle’s times three, but my value’s the same.

Okay, now who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle(s) solved by Peter Jenkins. See comments for answer (plus one more riddle).

A Christmas Enigma

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

I’m a week-by-week challenge you often have claimed;
I’m a wire mesh sieve that is handled or framed;
I’m to pepper with holes; I’m a band-leader famed;
And the birth name of Lord He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named!

Who am I? (You-Know-Who…)

UPDATE: Enigma solved by Rebecca. See comments for answer.

Thursday Morning Riddle: Ambiguous Edition

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Today’s riddle has two possible answers.

If you’re not wearing pants, I’ll leave marks on your rear;
When you’re taming a lion, I’m time-honored gear;
A Congressional leadership role for the year;
And I’m used in a punishment most find severe.

Who am I? And who am I?

UPDATE: Riddle solved by Asher. See comments for answers.