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Riddle-De-Dum! Brain-Twisters and Puzzles for Everyone! was a book purchased by Jake Chambers at The Manhattan Restaurant of the Mind . It contains many riddles, but the answers to them were ripped out. Some of the riddles were used in the riddling contest with Blaine the Mono, but Blaine was able to answer them all correctly. The author of Riddle-De-Dum are yet unknown.

Sample Riddles[]

"In a tunnel of darkness lies a beast of iron. It can only attack when pulled back. What is it?"

Answer: A bullet

"Walk on the living, they don't even mumble. Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble. What are they?"

Answer: Fallen leaves

"I am emeralds and diamonds, lost by the moon. I am found by the sun and picked up soon. What am I?"

Answer: Dew

"With no wings, I fly. With no eyes, I see. With no arms, I climb. More frightening than any beast, stronger than any foe. I am cunning, ruthless, and tall; in the end, I rule all. What am I?"

Answer: The imagination of man and woman