Oh! who doesn't love a good riddle,one that would make the wheels of your mind spin out of control, let your imagination run wild and then get reined in by your intelligence and have those grey cells tested once in a while.
Riddles, throughout history have played a much bigger role than being just a game of wits. People have had their lives taken by the mythological Sphinx when her riddles went unanswered.
In J.R.R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit, Bilbo had to play a game of riddles with Gollum in order to have him spare Bilbo's life and in the bargain gained the fellowship of the one ring as well. Batman,s most famous nemesis was The Riddler, who left clues relating to who would be his next victim in form of puzzles and riddles.