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Everybody, Nobody

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

 

Puzzle ID:#17168
Fun:*** (2.63)
Difficulty:** (1.78)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:Pitter**

 

 

 



Use me well and I can be anybody.
Scratch my back and I am nobody.

What am I?



Answer

A mirror.
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Comments

toast9897Aus*
Apr 07, 2004

scratch my back??? huh? i dont get it
doggyxpus*
Apr 09, 2004

Is it just me or are there a bunch of mirror teasers going aroung the site?
Rob2003**
Oct 22, 2005

the hint gave it away
eighsseAus*
Sep 07, 2013

"Scratch my back"? Like...because if you scratch a mirror's back, you're probably behind it, and see no one in it? That's quite a stretch... And even the first clue, "Use me well and I can be anyone"? Not just anyone...anyone who is nearby maybe.

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