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Earthen Home Not a Den

This earthen home is not a den.
I’ve seen impressive rows of them.
As lost as any man becomes,
he always finds his way back home.

A grave.

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Cheap To Make, Easy To Define

I’m cheap to make and easy to define.
A riverbank could populate the line.

What am I?

A boundary.

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A Surprise Party

What is a surprise party without any cause for celebration?

An ambush.

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I C the C Above the C, What Do I C?

I C the C Above the C, What Do I C?

Note: This riddle works better when spoken, and the C is there to avoid giving anything away in written form.

The crescent moon above the ocean.

(I see the C above the sea)

Found on Reddit.

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What’s The Captain’s Name?

I was standing by a railing,
watching a ship a sailing.
What is the Captain’s name.
If you don’t know his name,
It’s you to blame.
What is the Captain’s name.

“What” is the name of the Captain.

Thanks to Sherry for submitting this one. Here’s the backstory of the riddle.

“One of my favorites I remember as a child from my father, he always said it was a Newfoundland riddle. I don’t know where it may have originated. This is usually spoken. Ensure you say it as a statement and not a question.”

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One In China

I am one in China,
Two in Indonesia,
Three in the Philippines,
None in Japan.

What am I?

The letter ‘i’.

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Broken Before Use

I am broken before you use me,
I brighten your day until I die.

What am I?

Glow sticks that you have to break to start glowing, then they fade out (die).

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Hide in Daylight But Prefer the Sun

I hide in the daylight but prefer the sun,
I have no fingers but can hold a gun,
I have three eyes but cannot see,
I live on land but in a tree,
I’m spotted in pink and cannot grow,
When you look away is when I show.

What am I?

Hint: There’s a different answer for each line

This riddle is a compilation of several riddles. The answers for each line are as follows:

1. Shadow
2. Holster
3. Traffic light
4. Bird
5. The letter ‘i’
6. Your side profile

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Son of Water

You eat something you neither plant nor plow.
It is the son of water, but if water touches it, it dies.

Salt. It comes from saltwater but salt melts ice (the solid form of water).

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Two Handsome Racers

Two handsome racers are having a race.
One keeps lapping the other and the race never ends.

What am I?

A clock.

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