Recruitment Competition: Riddle Makers.

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  1. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    You're right, sorry esk, force of habit xD
     
  2. Taokaka

    Taokaka Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer

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    Now, Tiro Finale (3rd and last riddle)

    Riddle:
    It's like human, just taller,
    it would make quite brawler.
    Compared to human, it sees only half,
    if you would see it, you would probably laugh.
    In order to defeat it you should make it blind,
    perhaps a single stake would be enough to find.

    Answer: Cyclops

    Explanation: Cyclops was a member of race of giants, that's why taller. As giants they are stronger than humans, that's why brawler. Sees only half = 1 eye (humans have 2, right?). Make it blind = that's what Odysseus did by using a stake.
     
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  3. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    Perfect!
     
  4. Tir

    Tir Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer

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    Here's the harder one, just because.

    Riddle:


    I am one who meditates in the mountains
    I am in a city sieged by giants
    I am the foe of Leo
    I am fond of wyverns
    Who am I?



    Leo if you don't get this before reading the answer I'll be really sad.




    Answer: Demikas

    OK fine maybe this is easier but, well....
    (Oh and if I name isn't spelled right I'm sorry)

    Explanation: Demi-Demi is a monk, there for meditates in the mountains, the city mentioned is Susukino the home of Demi-Demi. He and Shiroe don't particulairly like each other, which is Leos avatar pic. Finally Wyvern kick the attack skill I've seen Demi use the most.
     
  5. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    pls off course i got it ^^
     
  6. Shirubataiga

    Shirubataiga Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer

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    This sounds fun!
    Let's give it a shot shall we? @Senji :confused:hiru:

    Riddle 1:
    From dawn till dusk
    a blade is submerged.
    From dawn till dusk
    an edge is forged.

    Light must be shed
    upon the dark.
    Light must be shed
    to cause a spark.

    Dedication must be ensured
    as strength is required.
    Trials will be endured
    for the truth will be acquired.


    Answer 1:
    Elucidator

    Explanation 1:
    The first stanza is an analogy of the predominant obsidian black on the blade outlined by a sliver of silver.
    The motif of light and dark via binary opposition, a relationship is established alongside the notion of Dark vs Light which once again reinforces the colour scheme of the sword.
    It is indicated to be a sword due to the words "blade", "edge" and "forged".
    The name Elucidator means "to shed light" or "reveal the truth" which is seen mainly within the second and third stanza.
    In conjunction with the contrasting motifs of light and dark, a sense of conflict is established thus can be further developed through the word "spark". The "spark" itself plays a major role in indicating the ferocity and particle effects created when the Elucidator is used in battle.
    A simple AB rhyme scheme within four line stanzas was used to invoke a mythological and story-like atmosphere which expands upon the rarity of the Elucidator.
    The rhyme scheme also increases rhythm in conjunction with battle diction thus accelerating the pace.
    A glorified and abstract last stanza finalizes the importance and key role the Elucidator plays within the anime as it not only protects but is also ultimately used to save the remaining players trapped within Aincrad by revealing Heathcliff's true identity.

    I hope you guys enjoyed my short poem!
    I'll try to make 2 more in the near future!
     
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  7. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    Thats a hard one
     
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  8. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    The rubik's cube "brothers" have all the same colors bro xD
     
  9. Shirubataiga

    Shirubataiga Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer

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    It's not if you think about SAO and AoA :confused:hiru:
    I'll be leaving for a trip soon and won't be back for 2 weeks.
    Worst part, there is no internet there...
    Please take into account my previous riddle :3
     
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  10. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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  11. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    like what? i'm just being honest o.o
     
  12. Nelchael

    Nelchael Purple VIP Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    Alright, here is one of my few attempts at something resembling poetry. You need knowledge of a certain vidya to solve this one, I'm afraid.


    Like many heroes before, his beginnings were humble.
    As a mere prisoner, upon destiny he stumbled.
    Saved from death by his greatest foe,
    he earned his freedom and his power did grow.
    A son of a cold, harsh land,
    soon his legend became grand.
    Proving his might to a group of renowned honor,
    the man grew in wisdom and was a mere pup no more.
    Unearthing relics of ancient past,
    there was no magic he could not cast.
    Even when thieving, stealing rings and lockets,
    he brought luck and profit to a group of pickpockets.
    He was an assassin of cloak and dagger,
    the favorite son of the night's darkest mother.
    He joined an army to support the true king,
    and soon the bards of his victory did sing.
    These deeds, however, were not what made him known.
    He tamed a dragon, and on his back had he flown.
    To a land of legend, to fight a great evil.
    Their battle was grand, and for the fiend it was lethal.
    And so ends the tale of a celebrated leader,
    the man whose destiny was to kill the World Eater.

    The answer is Dovahkiin, the Dragonborn from the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
    The explanation:

    Like many heroes before, his beginnings were humble.
    As a mere prisoner, upon destiny he stumbled.

    The Dragonborn starts his journey as a prisoner of the empire. "Like many heroes" is a reference to the fact that all protagonists from the Elder Scrolls start off as prisoners.

    Saved from death by his greatest foe,
    he earned his freedom and his power did grow.

    He was saved from execution by the arrival of the dragon Alduin, who later becomes the main villain.

    A son of a cold, harsh land,
    soon his legend became grand.

    "A cold, harsh land" is what many foreigners call Skyrim.

    Proving his might to a group of renowned honor,
    the man grew in wisdom and was a mere pup no more.

    He joined the Companions, a group of honorable warriors who are also werewolves. Ha. Get it? Pup. Cause he's a werewolf. Ha.

    Unearthing relics of ancient past,
    there was no magic he could not cast.

    He studied magic at the college of Winterhold. Many of his tasks there involved delving into ancient ruins and bringing an item.

    Even when thieving, stealing rings and lockets,
    he brought luck and profit to a group of pickpockets.

    He joined the Thieves Guild of Riften and lifted the curse of bad luck caused by their leader.

    He was an assassin of cloak and dagger,
    the favorite son of the night's darkest mother.

    He was a member of the Dark Brotherhood, a guild of assassins. There he became the Listener, the only person who can talk to their matron, the Night Mother.

    He joined an army to support the true king
    and soon the bards of his victory did sing.

    He fought in the Civil War to decide who becomes king after the death of Torigg. No idea if I'm spelling the guy's name right.

    These deeds, however, were not what made him known.
    He tamed a dragon, and on his back had he flown.
    To a land of legend, to fight a great evil.
    Their battle was grand, and for the fiend it was lethal.
    And so ends the tale of a celebrated leader,
    the man whose destiny was to kill the World Eater.

    The main quest ends with him taming a dragon and finding his way to Sovngarde, Skyrim's equivalent of heaven. There, he fights and kills Alduin, who is also known as the World Eater. He was also the leader of most of Skyrim's factions, including all of those mentioned above and others.


    It's a bit shabby, but it's 3 am and I'm tired, so I'm leaving it as it is. Please excuse any grammatical errors or nonsensical words, I wrote this with my phone and auto correct is known to often mess these things up.
     
  13. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    That one goes to the Legendary Level List xD
     
  14. Anon

    Anon Black VIP Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    Why is this in the guild lounge?
     
  15. Leo

    Leo Community Manager Staff Member Legend Hero Warlord Veteran Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    dont have a clue, someone moved it here
     
  16. Shedanigan

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    Riddle:
    From people to places to events to kings,
    I am the one that ties together these things.
    If you ask for me, you'll get another,
    True, it is me, but still something other.
    Can you find me? Only time can tell,
    just remember that I can ring a bell.

    Answer:
    A name

    Explanation:
    People, places, events and kings all have names, so it ties them together by that one fact. Ask for a name, you'll usually get someone's or something's name, not just them saying "a name" of course. Lastly, ever had anyone tell you a name of something, but you can't remember it, so it "rings a bell"?
     
  17. Zurique

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    Riddle: What i want, the poor have, the rich need, and if you eat it..you'll die!

    Answer: Nothing, the answer is nothing.

    Explanation: Pretty self explanatory. The poor have it? the rich need somthing? and if you'll eat it...well if you eat nothing..

    ^ its easy but its pretty straightforward
     
  18. Nelchael

    Nelchael Purple VIP Knight Young Knight Seasoned Adventurer Oldtimer

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    Sorry to disappoint, but weekly riddles never became a thing. Also, these riddles were supposed to be original. Everybody knows this one.
     
  19. Midnight Lotus

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    or maybe not so long I scroll by.
     
  20. -Ezra-

    -Ezra- Christmas VIP Christmas VIP

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    Is this still active? and if it is do they have to be poem riddles?