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The Battle

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

 

Puzzle ID:#49947
Fun:*** (2.77)
Difficulty:* (1.07)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:fishmedAus******mod

 

 

 



Eight in a row,
with nowhere to go,
except for the two
who can jump straight through.

Eight out in front,
not one a runt.
Across the range,
to make a change.

By foot or by horse,
they stay the course.
Til the victory is won,
And the battle is done.

What does this represent?


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Comments

eighsseAus*
Sep 17, 2013

Super easy but I like this one a lot!
klsowell**
Sep 19, 2013

Very smart! Even though I got it on the first verse, I thought it was very clever how it was worded.
fishmedAus*
Sep 19, 2013

thank you. i am glad to hear you like it. i know it is easy, but it just popped ibto my head almost fully formed and I like to go easy on occasion, knowing the age range of Brainglers.
wolfpackw2*us*
Sep 24, 2013

Good teaser; very clever! However, that being said, not every match has a victor - some end in a draw.
fishmedAus*
Sep 25, 2013

True, but I could not figure out how to rhyme that part.
wolfpackw2*us*
Sep 25, 2013

Understood, fishmed.
charlottes-oddAen*
Sep 25, 2013

I don't know anything about chess so it was difficult for me. Very clever though! My boyfriend knows how to play chess I might see if he can show me.
Chesters17tus*
Oct 03, 2013

easy, but i still liked it
Boldcommander*
Oct 12, 2013

That was a very easy teaser, yet a very satisfying and fun one! Good job! Maybe try posting ones about checkers, backgammon, or other common board games.
fishmedAus*
Oct 12, 2013

that's a good idea, commander. hope the name is ok, as I dont know you well enough yet to call you Bold. ;) i will start ponderong those and see what comes to mind... hmmm... "black & red & red & black. some go forward, others back..." well, you never know... guess I'll keep thinking. glad to hear you liked this one. ttfn



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