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Ok boys and girls, for all of you still up and running, here's a light one for good night

I look forward to the answer in the morning ^_^

In a cave they make me dwell

And strong men learn to keep me well

Though I am source of much delight

They often frown when I take flight

I do say this bit in jest, I feel I serve a mad man best

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tongue?

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how about a prisoner

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tongue?

I like this one !!!

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yea i got hung up on that but i thought maybe delighting in an engineering feat

I see. But "much" delight? Going too far no?

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I like this one !!!

me too. I'm hung up on the cave...this is the closest representation.

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i'm just gonna take a shot in the dark

straight jacket?

what about this one?

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tongue?

:thumbsup:

Espianne welcome to the group! YOU'VE GOT IT! Why do you say probably not? It works in every clue - let me know if something stumps you. In not, put your explanation in a spoiler for those who are done thinking.

The rest of you, this is an end of day riddle, light and easy. Figure it out.

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yeah it's pretty. but requires previous specific rather then common knowledge so not simple. and "strong men"? "mad man"? doesn't work.

most miners were STRONG men since they had to hit the rock with the pick axes.

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me too. I'm hung up on the cave...this is the closest representation.

Well, where does it reside? :P

mouth, ... cave, ... I think it fits all parts!

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most miners were STRONG men since they had to hit the rock with the pick axes.

yeah but why do they "serve a mad man best", even if I say so in jest :D

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Well, where does it reside? :P

mouth, ... cave, ... I think it fits all parts!

I think so too FloriGator. We have the anwer.

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Another good one Dancer ;)

Not quite as tough, I like that better!

Simple things for simple minds ... :lol:

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what about this one?

cave? strong men? delight? doesn't work.

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Another good one Dancer ;)

Not quite as tough, I like that better!

Simple things for simple minds ... :lol:

I will make sure to include easier ones like this between the tougher ones. Training. :ph34r:

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Also you know by now that the title of the post is always a little clue to the riddle and means more then one thing :lol::huh:

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i think (think means not knowing) it is light. :D

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Ok boys and girls, for all of you still up and running, here's a light one for good night

I look forward to the answer in the morning ^_^

In a cave they make me dwell

And strong men learn to keep me well

Though I am source of much delight

They often frown when I take flight

I do say this bit in jest, I feel I serve a mad man best

I don't understand what the strong men have to do with the answer? Please clarify? Funny, I always subconsciously choose one part of your riddles to run wild with, as my starting point for finding my answers. It's always the part I should NOT be starting with. I should learn to watch out for that.

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i think (think means not knowing) it is light.http://brainden.com/forum/style_emoticons/default/biggrin.gif

It's not. why would strong men keep it well?

And please put your answers (just when you offer a guess) in a spoiler - left side of text box when you type so it you do get it, you don't spoil it for everyone still trying to guess. Thanks :)

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Memory or intelligence?

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well, why can't they?

-_-

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I said I just thought, Dancer! (sheesh, somebody's got anger issues) :lol:

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well, why can't they?

-_-

how could you keep light? and why would you need to be strong to do it? You tell me.

and the rest of the riddle - serves mad man best? How do you figure that?

so nope.

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Memory or intelligence?

nice. I see where you'd get it. but "often grown" as in not always, when it takes flight? would be taking it lightly.

something else fits better.

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I said I just thought, Dancer! (sheesh, somebody's got anger issues) :lol:

was i harsh bubbles? sorry, not intended :o

try again

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So as I have to go,

And you really dont need clues on this one (trust me) plus we already had the correct answer,

The solution is below for all who want it

A Tongue

In a cave they make me dwell MOUTH

And strong men learn to keep me well CONTROL WHAT THEY SAY AND WHEN

Though I am source of much delight FOOD AND DRINK

They often frown when I take flight BABBLE; RUN LOOSE; ALL TONGUE RELATED METAPHORES

I do say this bit in jest, I feel I serve a mad man best[/spoiler THINK OF A MAD MAN, WHAT DOES HE DO? HE RAVES, LETS HIS TONGUE DO WHAT IT WANTS]

And you have the clue in the title of the post that means more then I'm off to bed

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