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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:#347
Fun:*** (2.34)
Difficulty:** (1.9)
Submitted By:Q22Ace**
Corrected By:rose_rox




What`s a box with no locks, keys or a lid,
but inside a treasure of gold is hid?


It`s an egg.

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Mar 26, 2001

you could also say,a box with no locks, keys or a lid but inside a tresure of gold is hid is a box with no locks, keys or a lid but inside a tresure of gold is hid.
Oct 29, 2001

I was thinking more along the lines of a slot machine.
Feb 14, 2002

A slot machine does have a lock - otherwise anyone could go up and take the money out.
Mar 12, 2005

This is one of the riddles exchanged between Gollum and Bilbo in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.
I don't know if it predates that book but it may well do.
Dec 09, 2005

the one from the hobbit said:

A box without hinges, key, or lid,
Yet inside golden treasure is hid.
Mar 10, 2006

an egg is not a box!!! i still think it was pretty good tho
May 17, 2006

holy cow what a strange joke! but good one i give you props!
Jun 01, 2006

It was either Diablo or NWN that I first saw that one! It's a nifty little riddle!
Jan 16, 2007

In Catalan we have the rhyming riddle "A little white box which you can open but you cannot close". I always liked that!
Jan 19, 2007

OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!!!! I got this one right away! My cousin asks me that riddle every single time I try to get him to think of one..
Mar 02, 2007

eggs have gold in them cool!!

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