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Great King

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

 

Puzzle ID:#4566
Fun:*** (2.8)
Difficulty:*** (2.48)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:mad-adeAhu***
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it,
Five in the middle is seen;
First of all letters, the first of all figures,
Take up their stations between.
Join all together, and then you will bring
Before you the name of an eminent king.




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Comments

einat16Ail
Jun 17, 2002

Very nice.
Mogmatt16Ava**
Jun 19, 2002

I just learend about D being 500 from a game show today.
Dina_2002*
Jul 11, 2002

What's "N" in romen numbers (letters, whatever)? and nice teaser. I didn't know D was 500.
(user deleted)
Jul 11, 2002

another great one, only easy when you know the answer!
smilebriony
Jul 11, 2002

very good riddle
snoebeam
Jul 11, 2002

Wow! i liked this riddle, even though couldn't get any of it.
BoldGold
Jul 12, 2002

I got the answer but took me more time, about 5-10 minutes. Had to go to a website to find the value of 500 was D in Roman numeral: http://www.guernsey.net/~sgibbs/roman.html
jerret*
Jul 14, 2002

It was a good riddle. Your parents must have been scientists or something
Piffle*
Jul 15, 2002

Great tease! that's a fun one.
george1978*
Jul 16, 2002

this was a great teaser. oh and a comment for bludreama when you actually submit a teaser, or can take the time to think of one you might actually find that it is not as easy and as boring as you think. But then again what would you know you just got your computer and are amazed that you know how to turn the thing on, oh and another thing please stop looking for the any key.
heavenlycupcake
Jul 22, 2002

that wasnt very hard
zangel3000
Jul 28, 2002

I dissagree, heavenlycupcake.
dumbell*
Aug 20, 2002

i'd forgotted D=500 till I saw this. nice one. Oh, bludreama, if you can't say anything constructive there is no need to show your ignorance to the rest of us.
dsquared*nz*
Aug 22, 2002

Good one.
singcan*
Mar 30, 2003

WOW! We were JUST learning bout Roman Rumarls! How could I NOT get it? Its going to my favourites......... maAde u NEVER cease to amaze me! lol!
(user deleted)
Jul 26, 2003

great teaser... intelligent and written like poetry... beautiful.... keep it up mad-ade... *smile*
Monique114**
Jul 26, 2003

Great riddle!
jachiu
Feb 14, 2004

i found it kinda easy because i learned the roman numerals since i was 6... it was a great teser, by the way.
Blaque1Ajp*
Feb 21, 2005

uuuhhhhhhh ok i never would have gused that
peppamintp*us*
Nov 22, 2005

Excellent
lessthanjake789*us*
Oct 11, 2006

very very clever, i enjoyed it, got it quickly somehow, haha.
dutchymonster*en*
Dec 24, 2006

Nice one Ade I liked that one, but I suppose I am a bit biased, after all I am a David myself



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