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Pure Folly

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

 

Puzzle ID:#28013
Fun:*** (2.71)
Difficulty:*** (2.62)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:snoopdogg*****

 

 

 



With the head of an elephant,

and the tail of a monkey,

My touch can be deadly if you're unlucky.

I'm an excellent swimmer,

But if you wet me I'll holler,

And racing me would be pure folly.




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Comments

luviasAus*
Jan 10, 2006

Nice riddle it was fun!!!!
IMCUL4E*us*
Jan 10, 2006

*sob* i thought it was a cheetah couldn't figure out the elephant head part, though...i guess that's why it's wrong!
IMCUL4E*us*
Jan 10, 2006

i apologize for my run-on sentence
Brainy_1Aus*
Jan 10, 2006

Good one! I liked it! Keep 'em coming!
puttaholic*au*
Jan 10, 2006

It was cool, i culdnt work out the head of an elephants bit, but i thaught it was a cat
SunroseAus*
Jan 10, 2006

Fun, and enjoyable reading. Loved the riddle, good job! Nicely done and hope to see more from you.
WJSMama**
Jan 11, 2006

I don't get the elephant head or monkey tail part.
stacyAus*
Jan 11, 2006

I liked it.
musicmaker21113
Jan 12, 2006

Funny, I got the head and tail part, but didn't understand the other references (excellent swimmer, it will holler when wet). Nice teaser, though..
SPUTNIK2Aus*
Jan 13, 2006

i was all messd up! Good one!
sexy_kiki4ya*
Jan 14, 2006

that was a tricky one
cjbrealideas
Jan 16, 2006

i thought it was a cobra
kimberlykayAus*
Jan 18, 2006

Elephant head and monkey tail????
Didn't get this one at all
Warrior_Poet
Jan 19, 2006

Maybe you didn't get it because it was wrong. I guess you could just write anything and say it's "this" or "that" but if the clues are wrong... well it's a bad riddle.
Warrior_Poet
Jan 19, 2006

Also wanted to point out that water is a very poor conductor of electricity, despite what you might think. Want proof? Wet your finger with water from a drinking bottle, and lay it across a 9 volt battery... nothing. The water is pure enough to be called water. Now add some salt to the water and try it again... get ready for a little tingle.
saucie*us*
Jan 23, 2006

It was good but easy! Thanks for the fun!
mitzimesserAil*
Jan 24, 2006

Yeah the first three letters are "ele", so that justiries the head reference. The tail ending with a "y" was a bit of a stretch though. Your basic facts are also misleading.
mitzimesserAil*
Jan 24, 2006

Typo, "justifies".
rkaalandAus*
Jan 24, 2006

Hmm, I think an explanation of the clues in the answer would help us all out, Good one though
Armaidenpriya*us*
Jan 24, 2006

I didn't quite understand the clues... I thought it was a cheetah too! LOL
wizofaus*au*
Feb 02, 2006

Potentially very good, but the good swimmer and "wet me I'll holler" clues I think could be improved.
TheEarthling*no*
Apr 19, 2006

Wow, cool teaser! Very clever!
Sprringesy*
Sep 29, 2006

I Didnt Understand Elephant head and Monkey Tail
TechAsy*
Sep 29, 2006

I didnt Get It Either Just Like Sprringe



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