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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:#273
Fun:*** (2.69)
Difficulty:*** (2.15)
Submitted By:Phyllis*****!
Corrected By:phildunphy




Twice ten are six of us,
six are but three of us.
Nine are but four of us;
What can we possibly be?
Would you know more of us,
twelve are but six of us.
Five are but four, do you see?


Twice ten is twenty and twenty is a word made up of six letters. There are three letters in six and there are four letters in nine and so on.


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Nov 20, 2002

I liked this one. Not impossible to solve but yet it has a good twist to it.
Feb 10, 2004

I agree!!!
Nov 04, 2005

I also like this one! It is not obviously easy and it makes you think for a moment until it slaps you right in the head..
Nov 09, 2005

very trivial...
Nov 29, 2005

Hard teaser!
Dec 14, 2005

i got it by the first line, and the second line verified it. thanks. good job. i like getting these right. i'm terrible at riddles.
Jan 24, 2006

very nice lol
Feb 07, 2006

I got it as soon as I looked at the hint! great job... I'd like to see more like this...
Apr 13, 2006

good 1
Apr 23, 2006

The hint wuz wut gave it away. But a good riddle.
Jun 02, 2006

Nice job.
Jun 25, 2006

Nice riddle.
Aug 11, 2006

the formatting kinda confused me.
Aug 26, 2006

i actually got this in 2 secs
Sep 03, 2006

I got at the first line also because there are so many riddles, and sequences here based on the number of letters in letters. That's just my experience though. Nothing fundamentally wrong with it.
Nov 07, 2006

First line here, too - but very fun, 3/3
Nov 23, 2008

i got it by the hint =D i said the alphabet but wouldnt that be the same thing?

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