When set loose I fly away, never so cursed as when I go astray. What am I?

Riddle: When set loose I fly away, Never so cursed as when I go astray. What am I?

The answer of this riddle might be a little hard because it is not something you talk about in public or allowed to do in public. This thing, the answer, flies away when it set loose so, it is something you can hold, and it is something that can be aerosolize.

 

And when it goes away or another direction from you there is no problem. With all the clues including the ones I gave you; you can understand why the answer of this riddle is a fart. You don’t fart in front of others; it flies once you fart and you would be happy if it does not come towards you.

ANSWER:  A fart.

There are 2 cops parked along a one-way street looking for traffic violations.

Riddle: There are 2 cops parked along a one-way street looking for traffic violations. They spot a taxi driver going in the wrong direction, yet they do nothing. Why?

This question is a successful one in terms of making its reader very confused. Since there are two cops parked along a one way street looking for traffic violations in the riddle, and they do nothing when they spot a taxi driver going in the wrong direction, it makes you think ‘what is wrong with these cops?’

 

However, you should be careful looking for this riddle’s answer because the taxi driver is ‘going’ in the wrong direction, not ‘driving’. Therefore, the taxi driver was not driving at the time, he was walking in the wrong direction.

The answer is:  The taxi driver wasn’t driving at the time, he was walking.

The strangest creature you’ll ever find: Two eyes in front and many many more behind.

Riddle: The strangest creature you’ll ever find: Two eyes in front and many many more behind.

The riddle makes the answer of it sound supernatural or mythological by claiming it is ‘the strangest creature you will ever find; however, the answer of this riddle is an animal that everyone knows even though they do not see it in their everyday life.

Besides, there is probably only one animal that come to people’s minds after reading or listening this riddle, for there is only one animal with two eyes in front and many many more behind. Yes, that animal and the answer of this riddle is a peacock because peacocks have many eye shaped feathers behind them.

The answer is:  A Peacock.

Shoot at me a thousand times and I may still survive; one scratch from me and you will find your prospects take a dive.

Riddle: Shoot at me a thousand times and I may still survive; one scratch from me and you will find your prospects take a dive. What am I?

This riddle’s answer might seem like it is a bit tricky but indeed it is very easy to find. This because you cannot name many things that say shoot me a thousand times and I may still survive, one scratch from me and you will find you prospects take a dive.

 

Here is a clue for you; the answer of this riddle is also called solids and stripes, spots and stripes or highs and lows. If you still could not guess the answer, I will help you and announce that the answer of this riddle is an Eightball or as it is sometimes spelled, 8-ball.

The answer is:   An Eightball.

The more it is made, the more it is destroyed. The case can’t be cracked, yet you won’t be able to avoid.

Riddle: The more it is made, the more it is destroyed. The case can’t be cracked, yet you won’t be able to avoid. It can be used for play, or just a simple stay. Small, medium, or large, used in both light and in dark. What is it?

This riddle may sound confusing, but it is pretty easy! Let’s look at the riddle carefully. You may have difficulty to understand the first sentence.

 

However, when you read the whole riddle, it becomes clearer. Think of something that can be used for play or just for a simple stay.  If you think of a bed as an answer, you are right! People, especially children, sometimes play on the bed, in the morning and everyone sleeps on the bed every night; therefore, it is used both in light and in dark. Furthermore, just like clothes, beds have a size such as small, medium, or large.

The answer is:  A Bed.

Of no use to one Yet absolute bliss to two. The small boy gets it for nothing. The young man has to lie for it.

Riddle: Of no use to one Yet absolute bliss to two. The small boy gets it for nothing. The young man has to lie for it. The old man has to buy it. The baby’s right, The lover’s privilege, The hypocrite’s mask. To the young girl, faith; To the married woman, hope; To the old maid, charity. What am I?

The person who created this riddle aims to confuse us with the several clues that is given in the riddle and convince us that the answer is something complicated. Nevertheless, the answer is neither something complicated nor difficult to figure out.

 

There aren’t many things that you need to do different things to get as a boy, a man, and an old man.  Also, faith to young girl, hope to a married woman, and charity to an old maid. Yes, as you probably have already guessed, the answer is a kiss. When you think about a bit, kiss fits perfectly to this description.

The answer is:  A kiss.

Stealthy as a shadow in the dead of night, Cunning but affectionate if given a bite.

Riddle: Stealthy as a shadow in the dead of night, Cunning but affectionate if given a bite. Never owned but often loved. At my sport considered cruel, But that’s because you never know me at all. What am I?

To solve this riddle, one need to be careful and understand what the riddle indicates well. The answer is something that is stealthy as a shadow in the night, cunning but affectionate if given a bite, one cannot own this thing but most people love it, and even though it may be labeled as ‘bad’ or ‘cruel’, you will understand it is not the case after spending enough time with it.

 

As you probably guessed reading these, the answer of this riddle is a cat. A cat might be supposed to be cruel by some people and even if you cannot ‘own’ a cat nearly everyone loves cats.

The answer is:  A cat.