• 0
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

Question

Posted (edited) · Report post

Ice is beaten down to dust

Comes the heat, melt it must.

Magic metal in a pot,

Stir it up, keep it hot.

Wind arises, gentle breeze

Ice again, watch it freeze.

Take a knife and make the cut,

Solve a puzzle, put it up.

Vivid tale or just a show?

Only light will let you know.

Edited by Shakeepuddn
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

30 answers to this question

  • 0

Posted · Report post

Makes me think of

Hot Cocoa

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

and its coming from a light emitting diode.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

No and no.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

a straight up laser?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

a Crystal Goblet! i.e. lead and silica, then blown into a goblet.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

"magic metal" makes me think of quicksilver/mercury but i dont know where to go from there

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

No so far, but some right-headed thinking.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

a Zamboni. But not sure where the light comes in. But it sort of fits with the whole idea of melting and re-freezing...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Nah

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted (edited) · Report post

I just went to an...

I just went to an Iron Pour this weekend, so that's all I can think of, although it's probably the obvious and obviously wrong guess. Maybe coffee will help again.

They had glassblowers at the pour, too... now that's stuck in my head.

edit: I love Shakee's riddles... almost never get 'em right, but I still love them!

Edited by Dio da Goat
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted (edited) · Report post

Dio. Not correct, but you definitely have a head for these.

Edited by Shakeepuddn
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Dio. Not correct, but you definitely have a head for these.

I wonder if that means I'm on the right track, or if he's just being nice to me so I don't get disheartened and start crying...

I was hoping on my second one. It fit a lot of things, but not all of them. Back to pondering. Where's that coffee?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Ha!

You don't need coffee! You need a prayer!

Nya-ha-ha-ha!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted (edited) · Report post

Unlike diamonds that will scorch or burn when heated, zirconium can be melted into a glass bead. Then solve a puzzle with crystalline geometry to facet the stone such that it will produce a brilliant display when struck by light.

* Edit: grammar

Edited by plasmid
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Correct for factoid, no for solution.

Goodnight.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

[...]

Vivid tale or just a show?

Only light will let you know.

Could you just as easily have said "Vivid tail...?"

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

of the wolverine from the x-men: the magic metal is adamantium and must be kept hot. thats all i got thou... haha

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Dunno if Shakee writes these; if so, he's a super creative soul!

Sounds like mirror-making.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

No one yet. I don't want to give any clue just yet cause a few answers have been very close, which means the thinking is on the right track and the clues within the riddle are doing what they're supposed to do.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Could you just as easily have said "Vivid tail...?"

I see where you're going with this... all except for the knife part.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Tail? No.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted (edited) · Report post

Tail? No.

Guess that rules out a . . .

Edited by BabaGanoush
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

Not too swift with editing, me.

If no "Tail", then I guess that rules out . . .

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted (edited) · Report post

Would this be an example of what you're talking about?

post-7019-1239760105.jpg

Edit: Er. Sorry. I thought that was going to end up in the spoiler, and now I don't know how to move it. I'm not very confident that's it anyway...

Edited by rookie1ja
spoiler courtesy of site admin
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted (edited) · Report post

Amazing! Stop the presses! d3k3 shines again!

Stained glass window

Glass is made from quartz silica sand that is melted and then blown into shape. It not only resembles ice in its clarity and solidity, but the term crystal, such as that of quartz, has a root meaning of “ice.” Pliny the Elder even considered quartz to be permanently frozen ice. Colored glass is created by mixing metal oxides, such as gold or copper, with the glass while in molten form. The glass is then formed into panes by blowing it through long, narrow tubes while crafting it into shape. To make the stained glass pane, sections are cut from the various colors in accordance with a template or cartoon and then reassembled, the pieces held by lead sealant along the edges. Stained glass windows, such as those decorating churches, either depict a story or event, such as the resurrection, or are simply an iconic representation.

Edited by Shakeepuddn
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.