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My first riddle, probably very easy but good luck!

An affiliation with dogs

My culture is like no other

Programmers use me lots

Sometimes I am with my two brothers

What am I?

HINT:

The dogs are rubber

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I answered earlier, but I think I have a new idea... Inspired by the title actually.

Pop. The Weasel's riddle - Pop goes the weasel. Some nursery rhyme i think.

My culture is like no other

Pop culture.

Programmers use me lots

Functions pop_front or pop_back.

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Sometimes I am with my two brothers

Reference to snap, crackle and pop, three brothers from a cereal brand. Suggested by Irishpanda, Kevin, and David Starkey, thanks!

An affiliation with dogs

Balloon animals can pop. Balloon animals are often made into dogs.

Other suggestions:

popCORN -> CORNdogs suggested by hexomino sounds reasonable. pup being close to pop suggested by kaine, but an earlier comment that the dogs aren't real might cross that off.

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  • $\begingroup$ The answer is correct, the dogs and brothers are wrong however, if you can get those I'll give you the tick. (Hint the brothers share a bowl) $\endgroup$ Feb 5 '16 at 14:49
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah I was really unsure about those two parts :) I'll give it a think-over. $\endgroup$ Feb 5 '16 at 14:51
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    $\begingroup$ @PiotrPytlik not sure how to to do a spoiler in comments but this link will take you to what I think is the brothers part. bit.ly/1ocCj8e $\endgroup$
    – Kevin
    Feb 5 '16 at 15:09
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    $\begingroup$ Snap, Crackle, and Pop are the brothers for Rice Krispies. Programmers also use something called a Stack which involves pushing items on and POPping them off. $\endgroup$ Feb 5 '16 at 15:32
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    $\begingroup$ I'd thought the "programmers use me lots" was a reference to the stereotype of drinking a lot of soda (especially Mountain Dew or other highly caffeinated sodas). $\endgroup$
    – Matt
    Feb 5 '16 at 16:36
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Perhaps this is a wild guess, but I think the answer is

Dot

An affiliation with dogs

Dot = Spot, a common name for dogs

My culture is like no other

It is regarded as good culture, proper to end sentences with a dot.

Programmers use me lots

Dots are commonly used in many programming languages.

Sometimes I am with my two brothers

Probably dot-dot-dot ... or colon and semicolon ; :

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  • $\begingroup$ Great guess, unfortunately not the intended answer, here's a hint, the dogs aren't real! $\endgroup$ Feb 5 '16 at 13:36
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Is the answer

Ducks

An affiliation with dogs

Donald Duck is affiliated with Goofy, Pluto, etc.

My culture is like no other

As a cartoon character, they have a very interesting culture indeed

Programmers use me lots

Rubber duck debugging

Sometimes I am with my two brothers

Refers to the Disney Brothers (Walt and Roy)

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  • $\begingroup$ Wrong unfortunately, another good guess! some matches are a little far fetched (are there three warner brothers? I have no clue) $\endgroup$ Feb 5 '16 at 13:44
  • $\begingroup$ @AlfieGoodacre - I thought this was areference to the Animaniacs, not the actual Warners. Although that matches user18967's answer better, since this one is talking about Disney characters, not WB, and Dot does have 2 brothers... $\endgroup$ Feb 5 '16 at 14:39
  • $\begingroup$ @DarrelHoffman Oops, I meant the Disney Brothers (as in Walt and Roy); Warner was a slip (I was probably thinking of Daffy)... thanks for pointing that out $\endgroup$
    – Will
    Feb 5 '16 at 14:45
  • $\begingroup$ Though not the OP's intended answer, I think Mouse (as in Mickey Mouse) would fit this explanation even better. $\endgroup$
    – Gordon K
    Feb 5 '16 at 14:52
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I couldn't quite get the "My culture is like no other" part, but otherwise:

The answer is

Tails

An affiliation with dogs

Dogs have tails

Programmers use me lots

Tail recursion

Sometimes I am with my two brothers

Sonic (the Hedgehog), Knuckles and Tails

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The answer is

Counter

An affiliation with dogs

Counter surfing is when a dog steals food from the counter

My culture is like no other

Counter culture is a culture that is very different from mainstream society

Programmers use me lots

To keep track of iterations

Sometimes I am with my two brothers

Posibly variable declaration and termination condition in C-style loops?

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  • $\begingroup$ Unfortunately not, the question has already been answered though one or two of the clues are not correct, feel free to help with that one! Great job thinking of counter culture by the way! $\endgroup$ Feb 5 '16 at 16:16
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For the last line: ?

In the alphabet, O's brother would be P.

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