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If you crack me once, I won't break.

You can continue once, twice... nine times!

Then it's time for a break.

What am I?

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You are

Knuckles (aka joints in your fingers)

Because

Cracking your knuckles doesn't break (fracture) them. And you can continue 9 more times after the first, since there are 10 fingers (usually...), but then you need a break (interlude) before they can be cracked again

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  • $\begingroup$ Yep, you got it! ^^ $\endgroup$ Jul 21 '20 at 22:01
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    $\begingroup$ I disagree. I can crack my knuckles multiple times. $\endgroup$
    – pkr
    Jul 22 '20 at 0:08
  • $\begingroup$ @pkr298 You mean you can crack a knuckle, then crack that same knuckle a few seconds later? $\endgroup$ Jul 22 '20 at 0:13
  • $\begingroup$ @riskymysteries Yes, I just keep doing it repeatedly without stopping. I'm a crack addict. $\endgroup$
    – pkr
    Jul 22 '20 at 0:14
  • $\begingroup$ @pkr298 I'm... surprised. $\endgroup$ Jul 22 '20 at 0:15
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A pack of alcoholic beverages?

Or i guess a person drinking them. If you start getting drunk you think you can take more and more and be fine until you have an entire pack and pass out.

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  • $\begingroup$ Lol! No, this is not the answer. $\endgroup$ Jul 21 '20 at 21:39
  • $\begingroup$ I love it. -"Can break 10 in a row then a break, what is it?" -"Beer!" -"Itt's green and go up and down.." -"Beer!".. $\endgroup$ Jul 22 '20 at 7:12
  • $\begingroup$ Won't work, you're already on a break if you're cracking open a cold one with the bois $\endgroup$
    – Oddrigue
    Jul 22 '20 at 9:49
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You are

a password being bruteforced

Because

One need to be very, very lucky to crack a password from the 1st attempt (or the password needs to be very weak). However, some APIs (protocols etc.) detect bruteforcing and after a certain number of attempts ("1, 2... 9 times") block further tries for a while ("it's time for a break").

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice. But not the answer to this riddle. $\endgroup$ Jul 21 '20 at 21:46

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