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Huxley Harper wrote: He’s playing baseball?



Correct! (T Melville beat you to it a couple days ago 😉)
 
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Huxley Harter wrote:I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?



An Ant?
 
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Bihai Il wrote:What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?



The letter "R"?
 
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Lorinne Anderson wrote:

Huxley Harter wrote:I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?



An Ant?


Not an ant
 
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Huxley Harter wrote:I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?


A cave?
 
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Huxley Harter wrote:I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?



A map?
 
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Anne Miller wrote:

Huxley Harter wrote:I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?



A map?



Correct!!
 
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Huxley Harter wrote:

Bihai Il wrote:What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?


r



Lorinne Anderson wrote:

Bihai Il wrote:What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?



The letter "R"?



Yes, you both got it.
 
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I went into the woods and got it.
I sat down to seek it.  
I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it.
What is it?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:I went into the woods and got it.
I sat down to seek it.  
I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it.
What is it?



Lost?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:I went into the woods and got it.
I sat down to seek it.  
I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it.
What is it?



Your breath?
 
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Neither of those.
 
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I’m thinking something like a tick or a thorn?
 
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You double got it Julie!  I was shooting for thorn, but was also going to accept splinter or tick :)   Very nicely done.

This one was timely for me as I'm still trying to work a raspberry thorn out of my thumb.  What I deserved for not wearing gloves and deciding to pull a plant from my forest garden path.  Maybe I'll learn???
I also brought a tick into the house on me yesterday from my forest garden.
 
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A group of campers have been on vacation so long, that they've forgotten the day of the week. The following conversation ensues.

         Darryl: What's the day? I don't think it is Thursday, Friday or Saturday.

         Tracy: Well that doesn't narrow it down much. Yesterday was Sunday.

         Melissa: Yesterday wasn't Sunday, tomorrow is Sunday.

         Ben: The day after tomorrow is Saturday.

         Adrienne: The day before yesterday was Thursday.

         Susie: Tomorrow is Saturday.

         David: I know that the day after tomorrow is not Friday.

If only one person's statement is true, what day of the week is it?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:A group of campers have been on vacation so long, that they've forgotten the day of the week. The following conversation ensues.

         Darryl: What's the day? I don't think it is Thursday, Friday or Saturday.

         Tracy: Well that doesn't narrow it down much. Yesterday was Sunday.

         Melissa: Yesterday wasn't Sunday, tomorrow is Sunday.

         Ben: The day after tomorrow is Saturday.

         Adrienne: The day before yesterday was Thursday.

         Susie: Tomorrow is Saturday.

         David: I know that the day after tomorrow is not Friday.

If only one person's statement is true, what day of the week is it?



If only Daryl is right, then I say it's Wednesday.
 
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Excellent T.  Wednesday it is!
 
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Greg Martin wrote:This one was timely for me as I'm still trying to work a raspberry thorn out of my thumb.



Same here! I always end up with tiny thorns or metal filings that are super annoying, and my eyes are bad enough that I need those jewelers glasses to find them and dig out with a needle. It was a good riddle, the word ‘seek’ really sent me down the wrong path, thinking it was some philosophical thing!
 
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What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?
 
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a silence?
 
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a heart?
 
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Thanks, for playing and those are both good answers! Just not the word I am looking for.
 
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I first thought "spirit"...then "wind"... but you said "even IF you do not pick it up or touch it...". Which means the answer must be 'a thing'...

Bread?
 
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Play on words, but it is not "bread".

It is not something that is ever picked up or touched.

Something that might be spoken.
 
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a record?
 
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It never dawned on me that there are so many things that can be broken.  All great answers though still not the one I had in mind.

This word usually means a lot to people.
 
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Dang, was going to try "word"...

Ummmm, "vow"?
 
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Wow, I didn't expect this to be that hard.

The clues so far:

Something that might be spoken.

This word usually means a lot to people.

New clue:

Similar to vow though it's use could be very broad.

 
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I think someone might get it now. That was a promising clue.
 
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T Melville wrote:I think someone might get it now. That was a promising clue.



I feel you are right on! O close enough ...

A promise
 
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What?!? No new riddles in 3 months, and the dark of winter to boot?

A lady goes into a store and buys 2 items. Later that evening she discovers neither item is any good. The next day she tries to return them but is told by the clerk, “sorry, no refunds or exchanges.” She demands to speak with the manager, who practically laughs at her request and tells her the same thing.
What did she buy?
 
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And another-

I fully cooked it! And yet, given my final goal, it is still raw. What am I trying to make?

(This one is a bit ‘out of the box’ but very legit)
 
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Condoms, preg tests, cabbage?
 
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Your guesses have me giggling, but no, not any of those (cabbage??). I will say it’s an inedible item.
 
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ceviche
 
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Meh, didn't think I was correct,  but once stuck in my brain,  no other answers could exceed the giggle scale, and I couldn't help but share!

With cabbage,  I was thinking cooked by fermentation,  but alas, that too is incorrect.

 
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Julie Reed wrote:A lady goes into a store and buys 2 items. Later that evening she discovers neither item is any good. The next day she tries to return them but is told by the clerk, “sorry, no refunds or exchanges.” She demands to speak with the manager, who practically laughs at her request and tells her the same thing.
What did she buy?



Lottery tickets?
 
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You’re good T Melville!
 
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Lorinne Anderson wrote: Meh, didn't think I was correct,  but once stuck in my brain,  no other answers could exceed the giggle scale, and I couldn't help but share!

With cabbage,  I was thinking cooked by fermentation,  but alas, that too is incorrect.  



Oh hold up! I thought you were answering the ‘lady bought 2 items’ one.
So as not to confuse others, that riddle (raw/cooked) IS an edible (and very common) item.
 
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 Robert Ray wrote: ceviche?



Nope. Sort of fits but it’s not technically fully cooked.
 
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