This Week's Riddle
 
A Cloud Kingdom Classic Riddle
This house holds rooms, one score and six,
That shelter a vast mob.
It lets lions lie down with the lambs,
Yet makes both shun the slob.
None now will nestle with nicks and nates,
While reams room near the rear.
Though you and I have separate rooms
Both our bottles brim with beer.
The king and queen can never mate
(Though hands and hearts hobnob)
Because their rooms are separate
If this jail does its job.
What house is this that rules thus
Forcing faith to fend with fear?
The answer to this riddle lies
With dead and dying here.
(answer is one word)
Your guess:
Take my guess exactly as typed
I'm not sure of the spelling
There have been 142 right answers, 281 wrong answers and 175 people have given up.
This riddle written by STM
Hints will help you notice the riddle's key words or phrases.
Hint #1: One score and six = twenty-six--Look it up!
Hint #2: There is a reason neither "nicks" nor "nates" is capitalized--look'em up!
Hint #3: The "king" and the "queen" are in seperate rooms--look 'em up!
Check Hint: CVCCVVCVCC
Big Hint: Think "pages" instead of "rooms".
You should use the Big Hint ONLY if you are really stuck. This hint may contain information that is beyond what is already in the riddle.
The Check Hint lets you check your answer without actually seeing the answer. A Check Hint is the answer with each vowel (AEIOU) replaced by a 'V' and each consonant (including Y) replaced by a 'C'.
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