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World Traveler

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

 

Puzzle ID:#23062
Fun:*** (2.64)
Difficulty:*** (2.19)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:zonahoboAus****
Corrected By:zonahobo

 

 

 



Always traveling round the pole
I give a push but never pull
Never touching earth or ground
Never counting times around

What am I?





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Comments

dididaAus*
May 22, 2005

good one
darthforman*
May 22, 2005

Good one.
humancalclator9*
May 22, 2005

cool one, liked the hint
vikingboyAus*
May 22, 2005

Nice riddle, liked it even though the science is slightly off.

Jet streams don't travel pole to pole. There are polar and sub-tropical jet streams that travel in the same direction as the earth's rotation (west to east) But a jet stream would not travel from the north pole to the south pole. The air flow that causes the jet streams flow from the equator to the poles. got this from a neat google search.
Thanks for making me think too hard
zonahoboAus*
May 24, 2005

Thanks for the positive comments and the science lesson Vikingboy! Guess the first line should be something like "Always traveling around the pole" .. editors feel free to correct the science .. this is a brainy site! I figured I was on thin ice with that .. actually very think ice (pole) ..
Kukmiester**
Jul 13, 2005

I was thinking magnetic field.. OOPS!
poison_ivy**
Aug 08, 2005

Didn't get it at all!
I guess I never really studied that kind of thing in school.
emily103**
Sep 09, 2005

i was thnking magnetic field too
good teaser!



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