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Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.

 

Puzzle ID:#15161
Fun:*** (2.96)
Difficulty:*** (2.23)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:MrIxoliteAen****
Corrected By:cowman12

 

 

 



You can do it in vessels for getting you clean.
You can do it to fabric to stop being seen.
You are doing it when you've come up short.
You've done it too when you've equalled in sport.
This may sound like there should be images but then,
You can do all those things without pencil or pen.

What is the word?





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Comments

jimbo*au*
Oct 27, 2003

Brilliant! It was fantastic the way you wove the title and the hint together. I actually thought the third clue was about drawing the short straw. (Come up short).
jimbo*au*
Oct 27, 2003

Oh and PS I forgot to mention I like the rhyme as well!
timmyboym**
Oct 31, 2003

Cool teaser
Question_MarkAsx*
Jul 11, 2005

I like the way you put a little bit of rebus in the teaser. I love it!
MrIxoliteAen*
Jul 11, 2005

Thanks all
froggyggAus*
Jul 13, 2005

I really liked this one! Very creative and a bit of everything all rolled into one! I would love to see more of these!


(Hey, I managed to get here before our resident specialist did! Score one for the frog! )
GebbieRoseAus*
Sep 03, 2008

Classic!
bradon182001*us*
Sep 03, 2008

Very nice teaser. I didn't get it, not even close, but I like it. Thanks for posting.
LouiseF*sx*
Sep 03, 2008

great teaser

i didnt even get close:L
UptheHillA*
Sep 03, 2008

kp52Aus*
Sep 03, 2008

good teaser. I liked the way you put the hint in the title, pretty creative. Keep up the good work.
scallioAus*
Sep 03, 2008

Good one!
Very tough.
emu77alu02us*
Sep 03, 2008

Very good!!!
phyllisa*us*
Sep 03, 2008

That was a good one, I didn't get it at all.
auntiesisAus*
Sep 04, 2008

The hint really gave it to me. Thanks for a good teaser, Mr. Ix , good as usual.
abrainus*
Sep 09, 2008

I didn't think I would DRAW a blank but I did. A very clever teaser
Zag24Aus*
Jan 13, 2009

I liked the clue more than the puzzle! But both were great.
HABS2933Aca*
Sep 03, 2011

Clever teaser. I didn't come up with the answer but really liked it.
gaylewolfAus*
Sep 03, 2011

Clever teaser, but I didn't get it - I DRAWED a blank! Thanks. Good morning to Sis and KiPA!
doeheadAus*
Sep 03, 2011

Got it,but I needed the clue. Very good teaser. Hi LADIES.
auntiesisAus*
Sep 03, 2011

Hi all. AROB.
kittygirl19cus*
Sep 03, 2011

say selena gomez twice and post this 2 two teasers and check ur voices
Mandy7us*
Sep 03, 2011

y wood i do that? no offense. nice teaser that wuz a good one
KronosAus*
Sep 04, 2011

Good teaser. But I think the greatest thing was "post this 2 two teasers"! It would have been simple and faster with less characters to say 'to 2 teasers'. Nasty chat speak. lol
Babe*
Sep 03, 2014

Good one. Nothing gave it to me, but I sure tried!
gaylewolfAus*
Sep 03, 2014

I loved this puzzle. I got the answer but what I really liked was the clever way it was written. Thanks for posting.
jaycr*us*
Sep 03, 2014

Very nice.



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