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I Wear the Face

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

 

Puzzle ID:#26855
Fun:*** (2.99)
Difficulty:** (2.08)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:ccccc*us****

 

 

 



I wear the face of a leader of men. My financial worth is small and my
appearance not impressive, yet my presence is a passport to any country
and society. I have the entree alike to the boudoir and the armed; I
penetrate to royal palaces and to the far corners of the earth. In my
youth I am bright and fresh looking; later, my face is marred and
disfigured and I am cast aside as nothing; but when I am very old I am eagerly sought, and a safe refuge is provided for me, where I am exhibited to admiring visitors. What am I?


Answer

A Postage Stamp
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Comments

zonarita*us*
Nov 11, 2005

This one was easy because we've all been stamp collectors. Well written.
IMCUL4E*us*
Nov 11, 2005

we being who now? oh, well. I liked this teaser. very good. i thought it was a coin, though....
IMCUL4E*us*
Nov 11, 2005

lol hey i looked the the name of who submitted the teaser and i thought it was kinda cute cuz i used to call my sister "cc" before i could pronounce "carissa." i still call her cc sometimes... *warm fuzziez all around* ok i'm done now....
redraptor50*us*
Nov 11, 2005

Very well written, had to read it a couple of times before I made sure that was it keep them coming
bookworm91**
Nov 11, 2005

cool didnt get it tho. but apparently everyone else thoght it was easy, so i guess im the dumb one. wow big suprise. that was a good one.
SunroseAus*
Nov 11, 2005

Very well written. I enjoyed it. Also, good job on the description of the stamp, good job.
tigerroarsatu*nz*
Nov 11, 2005

great teaser. i got it right (yay) but only after a lot of thought
rkaalandAus*
Nov 11, 2005

Hmmm maybe I missed something but I really thought it was a dollar bill. Great riddle even if I was wrong.
sweetmamaAus*
Nov 11, 2005

Thought it was a coin. Good one!!!
kimberlykayAus*
Nov 11, 2005

pssssssssst.....I never was a stamp collector. I actually thought it was a coin. Very well written. Good Work!
meme2559**
Nov 12, 2005

I liked this one!
lycanthropeAus*
Nov 13, 2005

I've collected coins, but never stamps. I thought it was well written even though I got it wrong I picked money.
achnid*us*
Nov 18, 2005

technically if you picked coin it would have been correct. stamps dont show as much in the way of leaders faces though
beaver*us
Nov 22, 2005

i didnt get it until i looked
Lady_LaniApr*
Nov 28, 2005

I agree with sweetmama, I was also fooled into thinking it was a coin. Money does make sense when you think about the riddle. still...good job.
sgtammoAus*
Dec 23, 2005

Fun one.
SPUTNIK2Aus*
Jan 17, 2006

I was thought it was a flag
WRONG AGAIN!!
Liked this one!! thanks
paul726Aus*
Apr 01, 2006

I too thought coin, as they more often contain the face of "leaders of men" than stamps, it seems.
emu77alu02us*
Aug 06, 2008

I knew it right off the bat since we just had a similar one a few weeks ago. (plus it was pretty easy). Good one though.
doeheadAus*
Aug 06, 2008

Pretty easy
katamaster*
Aug 06, 2008

Good one! I guessed a coin but I guess it really doesn't go around the world.
bradon182001*us*
Aug 06, 2008

I also thought coin, but agree that stamps would be more accurate. Good teaser. Thanks for posting.
katjojoAus*
Aug 06, 2008

I was thinking of a penny. Explaining the riddle makes it better.
auntiesisAus*
Aug 06, 2008

I thought coin at first, but then it hit me. It had to be a stamp, which should have been my first thought since I am a collector. Great teaser.
FatHeadAus*
Aug 06, 2008

Hm, I'm not good at that sort of thing. Well, good teaser anyway.
phyllisa*us*
Aug 06, 2008

Really good teaser!! I was thinking of a penny!
gaylewolfAus*
Aug 06, 2011

Well written! I'm surprised I'm the first one posting in 2011. Everyone must be sleeping in today! Have a great weekend! HUGS to my friends in CT and PA!
doeheadAus*
Aug 06, 2011

Good one if youv'e never seen it. For me, it's time to STAMP out repeats every day. Hi to GiMi.
PS
Sorry wm, I know you hate my remarks, but it is what it is!!!
Mathgeek007tca*
Aug 06, 2011

I got it! A stamp! Woo! Party dance! *Plays "Party Rock Anthem"*

EVERYDAY I'M SHUFFLING
Mathgeek007tca*
Aug 06, 2011

I got it! A stamp! Woo! Party dance! *Plays "Party Rock Anthem"*

EVERYDAY I'M SHUFFLING
auntiesisAus*
Aug 06, 2011

Still fun, still easy. Hi Gayle.
Bajanatortca*
Aug 06, 2011

Wow. People thought it was coins? I thought it was a bill... and we've all been stamp collectors? Where do you come from, buddy?
Mandy7us*
Aug 06, 2011

i dont understand stuff lik that



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