Riddles

EASYA mode of re-translation.Its words composed of points and lines.Then this terse communicationBecomes a train of bleeps and whines.ANSWER: Morse codeIn Morse code, letters are re-translated into different groupings of "points and lines" -- dots and dashes. The terse messages are then sent over a telegraph wire in a train of bleeps (for dots) and whines (for dashes).INTERMEDIATEIn my hands I held a circle.Above, another one glowed red.Beneath me four more started turning.Then through another cross I fled.ANSWER: A car stopped at a traffic lightThe circle in my hands was a steering wheel. The circle above me -- a red stoplight -- glowed red as I waited for it to change. The four circles below me (wheels) began to turn as I accelerated, and when the light went green I fled through another intersection -- the "cross" of two streets.DIFFICULTIntroduction to an evening outIs a choose your own adventure.Its words you put back in your mouth.Options and their definitions.ANSWER: A menuAn evening out at a restaurant frequently begins with a menu. Every available dish is a different experience -- an "adventure" you can choose. You will ultimately eat one of the dishes described on the menu; it will go back in your mouth. The menu not only gives you options, it usually defines those options.

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