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Postby Oyaji » Tue 04.29.2008 10:43 am

I have a new, fairly difficult kanji riddle, but first I thought I would start with a little appetizer for practice. This is a simple little なぞなぞ。

店に入って、飲み物のサイズが「中」と「大」しかなかったら、なんという?


Now for the main riddle: You find a treasure chest that, from the weight and sound, you believe is filled with gold coins. It is locked and there doesn't seem to be a key. On the chest is the following note:

「次の道具を使ってあけなさい:
『金と金をたして』」

What should you use to unlock the treasure chest?
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Re: Word Game

Postby richvh » Tue 04.29.2008 11:29 am

First riddle: こない?
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Re: Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Tue 04.29.2008 11:34 am

richvh wrote:First riddle: こない?


Nope, but I think you might be on the right track. :)
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Re: Word Game

Postby becki_kanou » Tue 04.29.2008 11:51 am

Oyaji wrote:
richvh wrote:First riddle: こない?


Nope, but I think you might be on the right track. :)


オッ!嬉しい!なぞなぞは大好きです。。。
I'm pretty sure I have the first one, Should I put a spoiler alert or something?
.........................SPOILER........................







しょうがない!(小が無い)でしょう?
二つ目は全くわかりません。。。
Last edited by becki_kanou on Tue 04.29.2008 9:14 pm, edited 1 time in total.
そうだ、嬉しいんだ、生きる喜び!
例え胸の傷が痛んでも。
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Re: Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Tue 04.29.2008 12:44 pm

Congratulations to Becki! 正解です!

For the second riddle; the answer is in kanji, and everything you need is in the short phrase 「金と金をたす」.
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Re: Word Game

Postby leergierig » Tue 04.29.2008 3:03 pm

I think I have it.

Am I correct if the word I'm thinking of does not have two equally sized 金s and the addition seems to be too long :wink: ?

Why? Err, that seems to be the answer :D Why err on this?
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Re: Word Game

Postby inuinu » Tue 04.29.2008 3:34 pm

ちょっと駄洒落を思いついてしまいました^^;

男「おまえ最近、肌に張りがねぇな」
女「わー!嫌ぁーっ!!」


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Re: Word Game

Postby becki_kanou » Tue 04.29.2008 9:20 pm

leergierig wrote:I think I have it.

Am I correct if the word I'm thinking of does not have two equally sized 金s and the addition seems to be too long :wink: ?

Why? Err, that seems to be the answer :D Why err on this?


Doh! with that big of a hint I got it too... Leergierg, you're a live one! :lol:

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PS Here's one from me! (I don't know how widespread it is, so maybe you know it already but....)

我が家で飲むジュースはどんなジュースですか?
そうだ、嬉しいんだ、生きる喜び!
例え胸の傷が痛んでも。
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Re: Word Game

Postby two_heads_talking » Wed 04.30.2008 9:22 am

SHOOT. I never really knew all that many kanji to begin with (as a missionary, it was mainly kaiwa and a few religious kanji to help when teaching) so, these Word Games are really difficult. Half the time, I am still trying to the original meaning.. lol

well done people.
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Re: Word Game

Postby keatonatron » Wed 04.30.2008 10:24 am

I got it! But I won't post it yet since this post is still quite new.

I actually didn't find it as difficult as your usual riddles, Oyaji :?

I would think Harisenbon would get this one... if he only had some gold, he could make 1000 of them.
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Re: Word Game

Postby Oyaji » Wed 04.30.2008 9:33 pm

inuinu wrote:男「おまえ最近、肌に張りがねぇな」


あったら痛いでしょう。  :lol:

Looks like people are coming up with the answers. I'll post a couple of hints and maybe a few more people will be able to figure them out.

Riddle 1. "There isn't a small size, so I'll have to settle for a medium or large."

Riddle 2. 金と金をたす → 金たす金 → ? → 答え


幸運を祈る。  :wink:
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Re: Word Game

Postby Franz » Fri 05.02.2008 9:25 am

keatonatron wrote:I would think Harisenbon would get this one... if he only had some gold, he could make 1000 of them.


Nice one keatonatron :wink:
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Re: Word Game

Postby Garappachi » Fri 05.02.2008 9:40 am

becki_kanou wrote:我が家で飲むジュースはどんなジュースですか?

ひょっとして「ある果物の名前」で、「俺の家のくだけた言い方」に引っかけたダジャレですか? (^^)
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Re: Word Game

Postby becki_kanou » Fri 05.02.2008 11:39 am

Garappachi wrote:ひょっとして「ある果物の名前」で、「俺の家のくだけた言い方」に引っかけたダジャレですか? (^^)


卓球を英語で言うたら?
そうだ、嬉しいんだ、生きる喜び!
例え胸の傷が痛んでも。
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Re: Word Game

Postby Garappachi » Sat 05.03.2008 1:40 am

becki_kanou wrote:
Garappachi wrote:ひょっとして「ある果物の名前」で、「俺の家のくだけた言い方」に引っかけたダジャレですか? (^^)


卓球を英語で言うたら?


おっとどっこい・・・、アハハハ!ベッキーさん、うまいこと言いますね。(笑) 「いやぁ~ハズしたら、どないしょ? べっちょ無いかいなぁ~」と思っていました。
ちなみに私も兵庫です。挨拶遅れましたが、よろしゅうお願いします。m(_,_)m
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