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Disappearance (not the answer) (Posted on 2004-03-27) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The riddle I tell people is long;

They seem to listen well.

For if it's not listened to by them,

They'll see the things I tell.

This might be one expert jest,

Yet friendly to viewers it is;

In this zippy type of poem

The word I wish for is ...

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Solution Puzzle Solution Comment 25 of 25 |
(In reply to answer by K Sengupta)

In terms of the third and the fourth lines, it is apparent that the
answer to the riddle will involve effrorts by a given solver to
isolate the letters that are not inclusive of the texts constituting  the given riddle.

It would be observed that the letters A, C, K, Q and U are not
inclusive of the texts corresponding to the given riddle.

The only word constituted by the foregoing letters, that is A, C, K, Q and U, which is in conformity with the tenets governing lines 5 to 8 is Quack, and accordingly the required answer to the given riddle is "Quack".

 


  Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-03-31 15:24:34
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