The ring of questions: As I recall, it was a ring that you could get the answers to questions from. Put it on, ask yourself a question, and you’d get the answer. Like a ring of one wish, a ring of one question is likely to be frustrating.
“Masochists are people who have pain confused with pleasure. In a society which has television confused with entertainment, Doritos confused with food, and Dan Quayle confused with a national political leader, masochists are clearly less mixed up than the rest of us.”—P. J. O’Rourke