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"One Large Buttered Tub, Please."

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

 

Puzzle ID:#30370
Fun:*** (2.73)
Difficulty:** (2.01)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:OldChinaHand*****
Corrected By:cnmne

 

 

 



I had a long, sometimes troubling history, from a stampede in a Paris Salon over a hundred years ago, to yesterday's Smoking Gun.

A hearing-impaired inventor took a lot of credit for me, yet had his troubles as would the flyer son, heir to the fortune of a drill bit king. He would also be credited, but for too much exposure.

As strange as it sounds, for many, my 'Golden' age was in black and white, while today others feel I'm only eye candy in color.

And like a good child, once I was only seen and not heard. And as Dave might say, I'm 'full of stars'.





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Comments

seanieb
May 09, 2006

Interesting.
stormtrooper*
May 09, 2006

Agree with the above post. Interesting.
OldChinaHand**
May 10, 2006

Thanks for the comments. OCH
zonahoboAus*
May 10, 2006

This had several riddles blended through and even though I got most of them, a few were left. Liked the bit of history a lot! Thanks for lending your hand on this riddle!
blaghau
May 10, 2006

Got the answer but wasn't able to pick all of the references. Good title!
nightowl19*us*
May 11, 2006

Fun!
dabombzus
May 12, 2006

Nice
TheEarthling*no*
May 13, 2006

Rather easy, but very informative. Loved it.
osunale*
May 14, 2006

Loved the little bits of history thrown in.
AwwwSweet*
May 19, 2006

I really liked how this one was written! It's always nice when someone throws in some facts on an easy teaser so you can learn more about the topic than perhaps you knew previously. Teaser name was perfect as well.
OldChinaHand**
May 19, 2006

Thanks alot.
bookworm91**
May 08, 2007

Finally, one of yours that I actually got! Lol. Good riddle!



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