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If you put in an "s", you might be offending me.

If you put in an "f", it's faster than riding the subway.

If you put in a " b", the rainbow colors are disappearing.

The answer should be in the form

_pple

followed by an explanation.

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  • $\begingroup$ The missing letter must be the first one, like in the example? Or it could be in any position? $\endgroup$ – Masclins Apr 11 '16 at 11:01
  • $\begingroup$ It could potentially be in any position $\endgroup$ – Academiphile Apr 11 '16 at 11:02
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My guess is

_light

If you put in an "s", you might be offending me.

A 'slight' is an insult

If you put in an "f", it's faster than riding the subway.

'Flight' is certainly faster than the subway (this could also be a play on words in that flight is the 'super' way as opposed to the 'sub' way.)

If you put in a " b", the rainbow colors are disappearing.

'Blight' is the browning of plant tissue infected by a pathogenic organism.

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    $\begingroup$ oh for god's sake $\endgroup$ – question_asker Apr 11 '16 at 11:15
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    $\begingroup$ beat you by a second $\endgroup$ – Academiphile Apr 11 '16 at 11:17
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    $\begingroup$ @Zabari ...by which you mean 1 minute and 16 seconds. $\endgroup$ – Amani Kilumanga Apr 12 '16 at 4:45
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Possibly

_ l i g h t

A slight is an insult
A flight is faster than taking the subway
A blight is a plant disease that saps them of their color

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i will just go ahead and give it a chance:

_illy

If you put in an "s", I'd be offended.

silly obviously offending

If you put in an "f", it's faster than the subway.

filly: a young female horse, especially one less than four years old.

If you put in a " b", the rainbow is disappearing.

billy: not sure about it but there is a billy the gnome and it is related about rainbow

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  • $\begingroup$ Good guess, but I was thinking in a different direction. $\endgroup$ – Academiphile Apr 11 '16 at 11:06

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