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GrimacingGrimoire is correct!

natenmn

I haven't had a chance to trim my hedges recently. Thanks for visiting anyway...

Location: United States

Joined: Jul 17 2009

GrimacingGrimoire is correct! The answer is Kupo Nuts.


Here it is dissected, if anyone is interested:

I can give the strength of ten
when you are caged like a hen.

While passing through Gizamaluke's Grotto there is a moogle that informs you that her husband has been trapped under a giant heavy bell (caged like a hen) by Zorn and Thorn. When the trapped moogle smells a kupo nut that was given to Vivi earlier, he gains the power of a madman on PCP and tosses the bell to the side.

I can give the gift of life

From that point on, every time you give a kupo nut to the moogle, him and his wife go at it and pop out another child.

while I am pleasing your wife.

The moogle's wife is extremely happy and ecstatic when he is able to lift the bell off of himself. This could also refer to the constant banging that him and his wife apparently do when they get kupo nuts, now that I think about it.

You must backtrack to find me
or else I will deny thee
the reward of a treasure

You get kupo nuts from mailing letters to other moogles. They can then be turned in for random rewards such as elixers. However, there are a few instances where you must backtrack a considerable distance to turn in the kupo nut. Failing to backtrack and turn it in will mean that you will miss out on another kupo nut. If you don't turn in all the kupo nuts, you do not get the final reward.

and the soft waves of pleasure.

The final reward includes the final piece to the beach clothing set: an eight Aloha T-shirt. After this you can equip every single character with the beach set for fun and try to do the beach quest.

nice grim, do us up with

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

nice grim, do us up with another riddle!

Re: GrimacingGrimoire is correct!

Frogma

Joined: Jun 25 2008

nice work nate, that was really well thought out.

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"Frogma is not a communist! He may be a liar, a pig, an idiot, a communist, but he is not a porn star!"

cool...

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

here is a pretty simple one from Xenogears:

MY FRIEND HAS A SON
WHO LIVES WITH A PRIEST
I LIVE ON A SHIP WHERE THE WELS
ARE WEAK, ANOTHER OF MY FRIENDS
HAS A HEALTHY ADDICTION TO ETHER
BUT HE ACTS LIKE A PRICK
SO I DON'T HANG OUT WITH EITHER

Is it the main character whos

Frogma

Joined: Jun 25 2008

Is it the main character whos name I don't know?

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"Frogma is not a communist! He may be a liar, a pig, an idiot, a communist, but he is not a porn star!"

no...

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

The main character is named Fei, but that isn't who it is...

Bart?

zen03y

CATFOOD

Location: Lynn, MA

Joined: Jun 20 2009

Bart?

No...It is not a main

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

No...It is not a main character. I will say that the first "friend" lives in a sewer system...

You know it's about time I

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

You know it's about time I played this one. ebay ebay ebay...

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

That big criminal dude?

Frogma

Joined: Jun 25 2008

That big criminal dude?

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"Frogma is not a communist! He may be a liar, a pig, an idiot, a communist, but he is not a porn star!"

It really is a good game, in

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

It really is a good game, in my opinion. Takes a bit to get used to, but i think it's worth a look.
Oh, and Frogma, if you are thinking of either Rico or Big Joe, then nope, that isn't it.

A small hint(that could possibly give away the answer):
The answer looks alot like one of his "friends",
particularly the one who lives in the sewers.

a rat?

Frogma

Joined: Jun 25 2008

a rat?

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"Frogma is not a communist! He may be a liar, a pig, an idiot, a communist, but he is not a porn star!"

A rat?

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

Really? Hmmm...Nope.

I would have thought there would be more people who played this game...
I guess I just may have to follow Musenji's lead and clear the board...

I played the game 5 years ago

zen03y

CATFOOD

Location: Lynn, MA

Joined: Jun 20 2009

I played the game 5 years ago and completely forgot its awesomeness.
Was it Hammer? Hammer has to be one of them...?

No, it isn't Hammer.

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

No, it isn't Hammer.
hint: You fight all of them (not together), at one point.

Oh yeah...

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

"tinkle, tinkle"

Re: You know it's about time I

Kabukibear

Happy Strumming!

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Joined: Mar 22 2007

It's out on the PSN if you happen to have a ps3.

So...

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

I guess I better bring this to a close...

GrimacingGrimoire said

here is a pretty simple one from Xenogears:

MY FRIEND HAS A SON
WHO LIVES WITH A PRIEST
I LIVE ON A SHIP WHERE THE WELS
ARE WEAK, ANOTHER OF MY FRIENDS
HAS A HEALTHY ADDICTION TO ETHER
BUT HE ACTS LIKE A PRICK
SO I DON'T HANG OUT WITH EITHER

The first two lines were referring to Redrum(tinkle,tinkle)and Redrum's son who is living at the orphanage Billy runs, hence "lives with a priest".

The third line is about Bloody (which was the answer), who you fight on a ship where(i believe) you fight your first wels.

The fourth and fifth lines were about the Giant Wels that you fight right after Bloody, these types of guys grow larger when you hit them with ether so...

The last line was just to make sure that it was clear they aren't actually friends or anything.

You can go here: http://shrines.rpgclassics.com/psx/xeno/bosses.shtml to see pics of these guys and why I said that Redrum and Bloody look similar, that is the main reason why i chose to call them "friends".

The next riddle can be posted by whoever is quickest...

Here we go...

Timmyb101

Joined: Oct 10 2010

This was the best I could do in half an hour.

Final Fantasy: Crisis Core,

I do my job with all my heart and head,
Even if it means i'm digging up the dead,
I don't mind the work because i'm paid much better,
Than a Puppy who's as spunky as an irish setter.

musenji said The rules: 1.

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

musenji said

The rules:

1. One riddle at a time. Whoever correctly guesses the riddle (and has the answer confirmed by the riddler) gets to post the next one. They have 48 hours to do so, then the floor is open. (They can also decline to post, and leave the floor open, but c'mon guys, give it a shot.)

2. The riddler gets to decide whether to give hints, and whether to answer questions. (i.e. It's not 20 questions folks.)

Something that has worked very well is for guessers to post the reasoning behind their guesses--which gives the riddler a chance to steer them along, in an organic fashion. And it keeps people from just randomly guessing.

3. Riddles are to be made based on Square Soft games (pre-2003) that were released in America. (The reason for this is to limit the field and keep it relatively accessible to all.)

4. If you are posting a riddle, pick one game to riddle about, and state it in your initial post.

I think Crisis Core came out

GrimacingGrimoire

Joined: Nov 27 2010

I think Crisis Core came out in 2007, so...

If he can't think of another

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

If he can't think of another one, I think I got one.

damn...

Timmyb101

Joined: Oct 10 2010

Crud, I guess that diqulifys my entry.

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go ahead Jit.

Timmyb101

Joined: Oct 10 2010

go ahead Jit.

Since FF7 seems to be the

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

Since FF7 seems to be the trend.

Cat's have nine lives
but I can give another
I like to make this riddle rhyme
so I'll rhyme it with mother
oh the irony
that death grants you life
Because you're immoral pricks
who chose wrong from right

Re: Since FF7 seems to be the

redfender

Joined: Apr 04 2008

Is it Cait Sith?

I'm gonna go with the phoenix

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

I'm gonna go with the phoenix summon.

Cat's have nine lives
but I can give another

Phoenix revives party members.

I like to make this riddle rhyme
so I'll rhyme it with mother
(ha, ha :D)
oh the irony
that death grants you life

You get the summon as a result of the mother bird dying.

Because you're immoral pricks
who chose wrong from right

I assume this means the Shinra attacking the fort, or just them in general.

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

That's gotta be it

Ranulf

I will not join your gametabs.

Joined: Oct 15 2009

That's gotta be it

Nope. But you got the right

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

Nope to both. But mus got the right idea kind of.

Edit: Milestone: First time my riddle wasn't cracked on first try! WOOOTTTT!!!

Okay then my next guess is

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

Okay then my next guess is the phoenix downs you get by disturbing the bird's nest on coral mountain. That would make more sense, referring to "you" as the players, who choose to disturb the nest.

Plus you get ten of them which is one more than nine. :D

Plus you have to fight and kill birds (I assume the parents) to get them. :/

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

Re: Since FF7 seems to be the

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

Yep. Go for it again.

Cat's have nine lives
but I can give another

10 phoenix downs as a reward

I like to make this riddle rhyme
so I'll rhyme it with mother

I wasn't exactly sure, but I was positive that the bird you fight is actually the mother of the chicks. But just incase I was wrong, this part of the riddle was a joke :)

oh the irony
that death grants you life

Kill the bird and the rewards are phoenix downs

Because you're immoral pricks
who chose wrong from right

This refers to you as the player. It asked you to either to take the treasure or leave it alone. And you're a greedy bastard so you do lol.

When you said my first guess

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

When you said my first guess was wrong I was all, "What?? Oh no you diint." :D I really thought it was right, but the real answer fits better. Good one!

I think FF7 is a popular game to riddle with simply cause more people have played it, so more people can get involved. This is another FF7 one, but I'm hoping it will be pretty hard. :D

****

Find me by land, or much later by sky
When doom is at hand, the first option will die.

Twice I'm there when you've escaped via rope;
Once while unconscious and regaining hope.

It should be noted, I've more than one form--
Sometimes I'm chilling, but usually I'm warm.

If you are dextrous, then carry me well
To coax divine pow'r from an old corpse-shell.

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

My first thought is ultima

Ranulf

I will not join your gametabs.

Joined: Oct 15 2009

My first thought is ultima weapon because the first time you fight him it's on land, but the second time you fight him on the airship. More than one form could mean the enemy and the weapon you get. Umm...if you are dextrous, then carry me well--the more hp cloud has the better the weapon is. The last line--you get the ultima weapon by making the Ultima Weapon a corpse XD. But, I think I'm wrong because it doesn't fit with the rest.

It's not Ultima Weapon,

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

It's not Ultima Weapon, really good thinking though.

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

the life stream???

xuwawa

god of empty NES

Location: san antonio -ish

Joined: Apr 22 2009

the life stream???

Find me by land, or much later by sky
When doom is at hand, the first option will die. //collapses towns, then it upsurges to push meteor. when doom is at hand, the land/planet is threatened to die

Twice I'm there when you've escaped via rope;
Once while unconscious and regaining hope. //vaguely remember escaping collapsing ground... to the airship? and it collapses the town cloud is catatonic in where they fall in

It should be noted, I've more than one form--
Sometimes I'm chilling, but usually I'm warm. //??? in materia, ice and fire magic?

If you are dextrous, then carry me well
To coax divine pow'r from an old corpse-shell. //again materia, which coalesces from the life blood of the planet?

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No, but oooooh, I like some

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

No, but oooooh, I like some of this! Fire and Ice magic is pretty sweet (though that's not what it refers to).

"The first option will die" is referring back to line 1.

I would say with the last line, that while pulling mako from the planet may turn it into a corpse-shell of sorts, the line refers to getting the power from something that is already a corpse-shell. Unless you mean cause the crust of the earth is where all corpses are buried--aw snap. But, that's not what it's about. :/

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

someone solve this so I can

Frogma

Joined: Jun 25 2008

someone solve this so I can sleep tonight.

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"Frogma is not a communist! He may be a liar, a pig, an idiot, a communist, but he is not a porn star!"

Re: When you said my first guess

Solid Snake

Joined: Jul 22 2008

musenji said

****

Find me by land, or much later by sky
When doom is at hand, the first option will die.

Twice I'm there when you've escaped via rope;
Once while unconscious and regaining hope.

It should be noted, I've more than one form--
Sometimes I'm chilling, but usually I'm warm.

If you are dextrous, then carry me well
To coax divine pow'r from an old corpse-shell.

The Gold Saucer?

Just the 'escaped via rope' may refer to the ropeway station, and you can get to it via land on the buggy before it disappears (when meteor appears in the sky (or maybe when you get Highwind...)).

Guess

redfender

Joined: Apr 04 2008

I am thinking of Bahaumut, because you can have both Bahaumut and Neo-Bahaumut when you are about to escape "by land" via rope and then you find Bahaumut Zero's materia when you are in the rocket.

He is unconscious when you find him on the land, but have hope when you deliver his materia to Nanaki's grandfather and obtain his materia.

He is "sometimes chilling, but usually warm". If you don't collect Bahaumut Zero from the rocket, you can't go back to get it.

This is just my guess, it might not be right though, but it makes me think of Bahaumut.

Re: When you said my first guess

Joined: Dec 31 1969

Is it Sephy?

I also thought maybe it was

Solid Snake

Joined: Jul 22 2008

I also thought maybe it was Midgar...

Is it cait sith? Find me by

laoise

Laoise

Location: Northern Ireland, UK

Joined: Mar 31 2008

Is it cait sith?

Find me by land, or much later by sky
When doom is at hand, the first option will die.

You can actually see him in midgar somewhere (Land) I think it was the sector Cloud dresses up as a girl? Then you meet him in the gold saucer after travelling on that rope thing (sky)
And midgar's destroyed later on in the game, i think? so you can't go back there.

Once while unconscious and regaining hope.
It should be noted, I've more than one form--

There's two cait siths. The second one apears while cloud's unconsious.

Sometimes I'm chilling, but usually I'm warm.

He's a spy, but he's mostly good.

If you are dextrous, then carry me well
To coax divine pow'r from an old corpse-shell.

He sits on a stuffed moogle thing that's been brought back to life

Re: When you said my first guess

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

The last line doesnt make sense to me. But here's what I got.

Doom splits the time between before and after the awakening of meteor's summoning.
The only thing that I can definitely remember is the changing of the map theme.
Pre-meteor's theme is one of the many variations of the main theme. After the failure of destroying meteor, it changes the map theme, BUT you can still access the awesome tune via Highwind.



The two times you escape that I remember is when Tifa escaped from Scarlet from the bitchslap fight which introduces Cid's Highwind variation of the theme. If you ever want to leave or "escape" the northern crater, there's a rope outside the cave exit, and the rope ladder to the airship theme WOOOT! And the third time while regaining hope is after Cloud's unconscious state. He reclaims his title his leader over Cid in the airship with the inspirational theme played once again.


The chilling and warming part absolutely made no sense to me. And this is the reason I thought of the theme in the first place. Because when it doesn't make sense it probably is an analogy. Chilling and warming is major and minor keys, or the player's mood at the time.



The last two lines are of no help to me at all and throws my whole answer off. lol.

I dunno. Uhhh The Key of Ancients, plays a music box of divine power so it hints that the first six lines have to do with music. LOL

Jit's got it! The main theme

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

Jit's got it! The main theme motif. Bonus points to whoever figures out what the last two lines mean! The Key to the ancients plays a music box, but the music isn't the main theme.

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You've got the first two lines spot on, and Tifa's Highwind escape. The other rope escape I had in mind was the scene where they're climbing down a rope when leaving Midgar:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mX9Nj8JcQw&feature=fvwrel#t=06m24s

Also it plays after the Sector 7 tower collapse (but Barret calls the metal rope a "wire" so I guess I can't count that):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yvy7AO3K34Y&feature=channel_video_title#t...

"while unconscious and regaining hope" actually does mean while:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO19wu9y0o4&feature=channel_video_title#t...

Chilling and warm, spot on--refers to the mood of the music.

*****

Floor's yours, jit! When I solved your other riddle I was afraid you'd be right on track to get this one. I thought this one would go much, much longer. Poetic justice, I suppose. You don't know how hard it was for other people I've told it to--Lines 7 and 8 were actually the key for them to be able to get it! Cause they didn't have music on the mind already.

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

wow. i was actually right

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

wow. i was actually right lol?
You gotta tell us what lines 7 and 8 are because I don't see how a dead shell has to do with the main theme lol.

probably another analogy. DAMN YOU and your analogies... I'll be cooking another riddle right up.

I'm sure someone will get it.

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

I'm sure someone will get it. :D

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

Most snails have dexterous

auriplane

Joined: Sep 06 2008

Most snails have dexterous shells!

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Auriplane!!

if you want to find me then

jit

Joined: Mar 04 2009

Pretty happy with this one I made up.
As usual FF7.

if you want to find me
then use the next statement as a map
but dont believe it all
because its mostly full of crap

-------------north of condor------------------------
------------enter bone village---------------------
---------down a mountain of havoc--------------
------------look at your menu----------------------
-----------only inaccurate data-------------------
----go outside and backtrack to find us------

when you figure that out
then identify me
i come in a group
one specific multiple of 3
i have a nice view
and noone bothers me
but the truth is I'm a slave
shackled near a tree

Okay I'm clearly thinking of

musenji

Joined: Feb 02 2010

Okay I'm clearly thinking of a different meaning of dextrous...I'm thinking of dexterity, as in quickness or nimbleness of the hands.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dexterity

I'll just come out and say that the last two lines refer to accurately playing the main theme (carrying it well) on the piano (corpse [wood=dead tree] shell) in tifa's room, to get her final limit break, Final Heaven ("divine power").

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And then I realized that the chord progression from Chrono Cross's Another World is the same progression as the chorus from Peace of Mind by Boston, and life was never quite the same.

When you say north of condor

Joined: Dec 31 1969

When you say north of condor do you mean fort condor?