Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Answer to Monday's Riddle: Life on The Rock...


Excellent guessing, Riddlers! This week, we're spending some time on The Rock. Lizzy's review will reveal a secret about an inmate, and Friday we'll be chatting with Gennifer Choldenko, so be sure to check back! See you all around the book block. ; ) ~ F

I'm an island in a bay, but not a place you'd want to stay. Surrounded by sharks, the water's deep; the shores are sharp, and the men don't sleep. A visit puts you in a cell, it's less like vacation and more like hell. Built to house those deemed bad, my walls have turned some men mad. There's no escape once you're here; I'm the rock they all fear. Hosting criminals was my charge, when kept with me they were not at large.

What am I? Answer: Alcatraz 


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18 comments:

  1. I wanted to visit Alcatraz when my family and I went to San Francisco. Unfortunately, we didn't make reservations, and weren't able to go.

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  2. I wanted to visit Alcatraz when my family and I went to San Francisco. Unfortunately, we didn't make reservations, and weren't able to go.

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  3. Looking forward to the rest of the posts this week about Alcatraz. Son and hubby got to see it a few years ago on a vacation and they were fascinated about it all.

    betty

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  4. ah, nice riddle! I think Alcatraz would be a really interesting place to visit.

    -Lauren

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  5. that was a good riddle. i have never been there but I heard it is haunted( like everything else)

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  6. Great riddle! I think I would've gotten this one. I've always wanted to visit Alcatraz.

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  7. I knew it... woot... I have to love that I am finally getting more of these on my own... xox

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  8. Greetings, my kind friend,

    I have timed it as such that I have noted the answer. Yes, I have been in the background and the road back is slow.

    I have seen Alcatraz from the waters of The Bay.

    Be well,

    Gary :)

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  9. I'm super curious about what's going to be featured about Alcatraz! Also, favorite movie with the Rock in it? So I Married An Axe Murderer--one of the best, and funniest, scenes set there :)

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  10. Hi Jess - yes I guessed it - but think I skipped by from commenting - sorreeeee ... I'd like to visit one day, as too Robben Island ... cheers Hilary

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  11. What an awesome riddle! Alcatraz sounds like such a creepy but interesting place to visit.

    ~Mckenzie & Michele @ A Belle's Tales

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  12. I feel like I would have gotten this. I might have had trouble remembering the word Alcatraz though.

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  13. The riddle certainly described Alcatraz.

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