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Offline Ian

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Original Riddles
« on: June 11, 2020, 12:01:16 pm »
I write riddles, and wondered if anyone enjoys them.

If anyone does, have a go at this first one:

If danger were to lose its head,
This could be seen, or heard or read.
It’s self-destructive, when unleashed
And futile, too, when once it’s ceased.
There’s nothing gained and much is lost,
With friends all left to count the cost.
Staying calm’s by far the best
When things your patience will contest.
« Last Edit: June 11, 2020, 08:26:07 pm by Ian »
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

Offline SteveH

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Re: Orignal Riddles
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2020, 12:53:08 pm »
I think it might be   (Hidden)  ?
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Re: Orignal Riddles
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2020, 02:50:51 pm »
Excellent!  Well done, Steve.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

Offline Ian

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Re: Orignal Riddles
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2020, 02:51:19 pm »
No. 2:

Unpleasant to witness, to hear even worse,
Invisible, nasty—in some ways a curse,
Those who display it are oft unaware
The danger it causes to those who do care.
A quality disliked by all, but a few
Who use it to say they’re the ones who just knew
What would happen, they knew it, and they’re never wrong,
But being more humble does not take that long.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

Offline SteveH

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Re: Orignal Riddles
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2020, 05:18:51 pm »
[spoiler]"A know it all"  ?[/spoiler]

Offline Ian

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Re: Orignal Riddles
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2020, 08:23:29 pm »
You're on fire!  D'you do cryptic crosswords?
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

Offline snowcap

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Re: Original Riddles
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2020, 10:14:08 pm »
i felt a little anger with the first one Ian

Offline snowcap

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Re: Original Riddles
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2020, 10:34:44 pm »
 sorry hadn't read your post on spoiler  :-[

Offline SteveH

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Re: Orignal Riddles
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2020, 09:59:18 am »
You're on fire!  D'you do cryptic crosswords?

Thank's Ian, I do some occasionally, but never complete them  :-[  however I do Codewords every day, much easier, looking forward to the next one.

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Re: Original Riddles
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2020, 10:15:52 am »
Well done, both.  Next one will be up later.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.