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I am faster than you can run,
so abandon me, go home and have fun.
I live where the moon rise from above,
so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove.

I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock,
without any warning we come in flock.
Who am I that you might ask?
a symbol of fear, hidden in a mask!

Hints:

Every line is a hint, there are no word plays and there are more than one references. Also, I bold and italic some lines for a reason~

Hint #2:

2 words from the first 2 lines gives you enough hints when combined with the lines

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  • $\begingroup$ Question is updated to give more hints. $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 7 '15 at 13:59
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I think the answer is

Baseball Bat/Bats

I am faster than you can run,
so abandon me, go home and have fun.

From Chronos: The second hint given is "home run" which would be a reference to Baseball

I live where the moon rise from above

Bats are hanging upside down

so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove.

From Chronos: hands in glove would mean the gloves you use in baseball

I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock,

Bats have fur so you can call them soft as a kitty and hard as a rock because... "baseball bats are hard"

without any warning we come in flock.

Bats come in flock, that's true

Who am I that you might ask?
a symbol of fear, hidden in a mask!

Bats are scary and "a mask" is a reference to Batman :)

Half of the credits are going to Chronos from the commet below.

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    $\begingroup$ It seems the lines in bold refer to animal bat and the italic ones to a baseball bat. $\endgroup$ – xnor Apr 7 '15 at 23:41
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    $\begingroup$ I think it's bat too. The second hint given is "home run" which would be a reference to Baseball. Moon rise might mean this is nocturnal, hands in glove would mean the gloves you use in baseball; bats are soft creatures, while baseball bats are hard. Bats are flying creatures so I think you could use the word 'flock' to refer to them collectively. Symbol of fear hidden in a mask would be a reference to Batman-- a symbol of fear in Gotham and the masked Dark knight $\endgroup$ – Chronos Apr 8 '15 at 10:38
  • $\begingroup$ @Chronos nicely done! I will wait for Marin to update his answer before accepting. $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 8 '15 at 13:57
  • $\begingroup$ @MarinTakanov it is correct, but you are missing some of the explanations. See Chronos's answer $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 8 '15 at 13:58
  • $\begingroup$ @MarinTakanov Thanks I will accept this answer. Also, the explanation I am looking for from " I live where the moon rise from above", is the fact that bats are hanging upside down $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 8 '15 at 15:29
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I think it is

Wolves

I am faster than you can run,

They are fast

so abandon me, go home and have fun.

In Chinese, a "wolf"色狼 is considered sexually perverted. So someone who is a 色狼 go home and have fun

I live where the moon rise from above,

They howl at the moon and are pretty active at night.

so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove.

Not too sure about this one... maybe wolfskin gloves?

I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock,

They are furry, but strong and dangerous

without any warning we come in flock.

They stalk their preys and hunt in packs

Who am I that you might ask? a symbol of fear, hidden in a mask!

They are a symbol of fear in multiple cultures.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolves_in_folklore,_religion_and_mythology

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  • $\begingroup$ Good guess but not the answer. It will be too specific to riddle a line that only known to certain cultures =D. $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 7 '15 at 16:43
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A lot of the lines could fit

the sea.

I am faster than you can run,
so abandon me, go home and have fun.

Sea is a homophone of c, which represents the speed of light - much faster than anyone can run.

I live where the moon rise from above,
so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove.

In the sea, the moon appears as a reflection. When the moon rises, its reflection starts at the horizon and moves downwards. "Hands in glove" could also be a reference to reflections: a hand and its glove, like the moon and its reflection, are very similar to each other yet subtly different.

I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock,

The sea can be soft and gentle when calm, but it's deadly in a storm, when the impact of fast-moving water can feel like a rock.

without any warning we come in flock.

Waves can come in flocks.

Who am I that you might ask?
a symbol of fear, hidden in a mask!

From this source: "In Jesus' day, Jewish people feared large bodies of water. They referred to the sea as an abyss and saw it as a symbol of chaos and hell." I'm not sure about the mask bit.

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    $\begingroup$ @randalthor Not the answer but I like your explanations, especially the one with moon rise from above, it's poetic. $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 7 '15 at 13:56
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I think it is,

cloud

I am faster than you can run

they run faster some times.

I live where the moon rise from above

Not Sure about this line

I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock,

Cloud are soft and hard like rock when it create electricity and sounds like rock .

without any warning we come in flock

They have not sound and they come in flock (looks like flock)

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice attempt but that's not the answer~ $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 7 '15 at 13:56
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I guess the answer is

SNOW

I am faster than you can run,

It falls from sky in pace and it is difficult to run in snow.

so abandon me, go home and have fun.

We usually stay at home when it is snowing

I live where the moon rise from above,

Snow is formed in clouds, where the moon rises.

so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove.

Because it's cold we wear gloves.

I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock,

It is soft(snowflakes) or hard (Hail, Ice Pellets or Snow grains)

without any warning we come in flock.

It starts suddenly and is often heavy

Who am I that you might ask? a symbol of fear, hidden in a mask!

Cant make sense of this... :(

EDIT

Is it

RAIN

for same explanation

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  • $\begingroup$ Good guess but that's not the answer I am looking for $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 7 '15 at 16:19
  • $\begingroup$ And nope, not rain either $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 7 '15 at 19:49
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I think it is:

A skeleton

I am faster than you can run,

Your skeleton runs at the same speed as you, but can do other things (like ride in a car)... also the same speed as you, but faster than you can run (since you too ride in a car faster than you can run).

so abandon me, go home and have fun.

A lot of people call the afterlife their true home and a happy place. If you abandon your skeleton, that's where you will go.

I live where the moon rise from above,

Not sure

so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove.

Your hands are the glove here. Your skeleton's hands are in the 'gloves' of your skin-hands.

I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock,

Your skin is soft but your skeleton is hard.

without any warning we come in flock.

Not sure, but people do come in 'flocks' sometimes. Also in horror movies a bunch of skeletons might fall on you without warning or something. Also a graveyard is a 'flock' of skeletons.

Who am I that you might ask? a symbol of fear, hidden in a mask!

Similar to the gloves one. A skeleton is a symbol of fear, and it's hidden in the 'mask' of your body.

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  • $\begingroup$ Not the answer i'm looking for, but I like how you explain line 4, it's creative $\endgroup$ – Alex Apr 8 '15 at 15:27

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