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  • My prefix is the sound of shots.

  • My infix is when one gets shot

  • My suffix is a round thing.

  • My whole is a media king.

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Surely you must mean

PewDiePie, the moneymakingest guy on YouTube.

Given that each "fix" is already capitalised, that's probably enough of an explanation.

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    $\begingroup$ That's really good. I never would've thought of that. $\endgroup$ – 41686d6564 Nov 20 at 22:14
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I think you are looking for:

PewDiePie

My prefix is the sound of shots.

Kids make pew sounds, when playing with imaginary or toy guns UrbanDictionary.

My infix is when one gets shot

Someone can die from a gunshot

My suffix is a round thing

Pies are usually round.

My whole is a media king

PewDiePie is a famous youtuber Youtube

Who is the king of social media?

According to Business Insider PewDiePie is the youtuber with the most subscribers.

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    $\begingroup$ i thought rot13(cvr e fdhner). my mistake. $\endgroup$ – SteveV Nov 20 at 15:28
  • $\begingroup$ Isn't this the same as Bass's answer? $\endgroup$ – 41686d6564 Nov 20 at 22:15
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    $\begingroup$ I wanted to add a complete answer, as his unedited answer was just a link to youtube, which honestly I didn't click on. $\endgroup$ – Torben Nov 20 at 23:33
  • $\begingroup$ It's worth noting that rot13(CrjQvrCvr vf bssvpvnyyl gur xvat bs LbhGhor). $\endgroup$ – ention everyone Nov 21 at 0:06
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    $\begingroup$ @Torben Also, I agree that adding an explanation is key. $\endgroup$ – ention everyone Nov 21 at 0:08
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I think you are looking for:

Snapchat

My prefix is the sound of shots.

A sonic boom caused by a gunshot can produce a "snap" sound - Wikipedia.

My infix is when one gets shot

When someone gets shot, they often lose consciousness. So, you could say they "took a nap".

My suffix is a round thing

Well, that would be a hat.

My whole is a media king

Snapchat is a popular social media app/platform. (although I never used it myself)

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  • $\begingroup$ Yes, that's what I was thinking. $\endgroup$ – ThatCoolCoder Nov 21 at 1:07
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    $\begingroup$ But then where does the rot13(p) come from? As is, you only give 7/8 letters of your suggested answer. $\endgroup$ – Lieutenant Zipp Nov 22 at 23:45
  • $\begingroup$ @LieutenantZipp I think you're right. I'm not really familiar with the rules of affix riddles. I've seen similar puzzles before where the prefix, infix, and suffix overlap. So, I guess I was under the impression that they also don't have to cover all the letters. $\endgroup$ – 41686d6564 Nov 23 at 3:52
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    $\begingroup$ Hi, Snapchat is not a person, it is a social media app. The question is: Who is the king of social media, not What is the king of social media. $\endgroup$ – user71981 23 hours ago
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Pretty sure it is:

PewDiePie

My prefix is the sound of shots.

In some games, guns make the 'pew pew' sound when shot

My infix is when one gets shot

When someone gets shot, they usually die.

My suffix is a round thing.

Pies are round.

My whole is a media king.

PewDiePie is the most subscribed individual on YouTube.

Therefore, the answer is:

PewDiePie

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    $\begingroup$ Hi. This answer has already been given twice before (and 9 days ago too), and so adds nothing new to understanding this puzzle! Even if you don't check the other answers before trying to solve the puzzle, please make sure you check other answers before posting yours to ensure it doesn't just duplicate another - then only add it if it provides some new insight on the puzzle not already covered in another Answer. Once a solution is found (like here) a heap of duplicate answers don't add anything of interest - they're just not useful...! Thanks :) $\endgroup$ – Stiv yesterday

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