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Follow this to find the answer;
Everyone knows it, but few see it.
Stuck between a pair of seers,
But it cannot prophesy at all.

Not on Stack Exchange,
Only in real life.
You've heard it once,
Now write it down.


What is being referred to in this riddle? Please explain how your answer fits all the clues.

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It's a

nose

Follow this to find the answer;

The expression "follow your nose"

Everyone knows it, but few see it.

Homophone of "knows", you know it's there but don't see it

Stuck between a pair of seers,

between your eyes

But it cannot prophesy at all.

not sure, maybe just double-meaning on "seers"

Not on Stack Exchange,

acronym for NOSE

Only in real life.

online, you're virtual and don't have a body?

You've heard it once,

refers to the knows/nose homophone

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  • $\begingroup$ Correct! Was it too easy? $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Mar 26 '15 at 0:35
  • $\begingroup$ The penultimate line also refers to the homophone you spotted. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Mar 26 '15 at 0:35
  • $\begingroup$ @randal'thor Well, I finally got a riddle, so I'm happy about the difficulty! Though if a dilettante like me can get it, it's probably easy for hardcore riddlers. $\endgroup$ – xnor Mar 26 '15 at 0:37
  • $\begingroup$ @randal'thor not that easy, I wasn't close... unfortunately I went a step too far with the "pair of seers" and was thinking about IxxxxI $\endgroup$ – Joffan Mar 26 '15 at 0:38

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