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We start just the same, but in the end we are not even similiar

As comes Night, and the death of the light, so from one should you go to the other

One is not nice, and the other is needed, but both can be done, and even succeeded

You can always trust a dishonest person to do them both everyday.

What are we?

Hint:

You can always trust this man to be dishonest and do one of them everyday

Hint:

What does Night bring?

Hint:

Night does something very specific to something else

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  • $\begingroup$ All I got so far is that it is likely to be two words which are opposites but start with same letter $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Apr 27 '16 at 20:00
  • $\begingroup$ You're on the right track on the words part starting the same. However opposite is such a strong word. Not even similar should be the hint there. $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 20:02
  • $\begingroup$ Not certain what you mean there? $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 20:15
  • $\begingroup$ Words can be similar in many ways. Meanings, sounds, length, spelling. $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 20:23
  • $\begingroup$ Necessary. Also think about what night brings. $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 20:41
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You are...

Lie and lie

We start just the same, but in the end we are not even similiar

both start with L but have different meanings, also simi(liar) misspelled hint

As comes Night, and the death of the light, so from one should you go to the other

Lie during the day (tell lies) and lie down during the night (rest, sleep)

One is not nice, and the other is needed, but both can be done, and even succeeded

Being dishonest or telling lies is not good, but lying down (rest) is needed, but both can be done.

You can always trust a dishonest person to do them both everyday.

A dishonest person will do both everyday: tell lies and lie down.

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  • $\begingroup$ Bingo. The second hint was probably the hardest. Night brings death to the day, so day, die but a lier lays. $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 21:06
  • $\begingroup$ Credit to @ohmygawd $\endgroup$ – patient-zero Apr 27 '16 at 21:07
  • $\begingroup$ Can you add explanation? $\endgroup$ – manshu Apr 27 '16 at 21:15
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    $\begingroup$ @RobertMennell Because "Night" was capitalized, I was going around looking for clues related to someone named "Night." M. Night Shyamalan, the ultimate liar, plot twist extraordinaire! $\endgroup$ – SendersReagent Apr 27 '16 at 21:44
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    $\begingroup$ @SendersReagent that... somehow fits? but still wrong. It was to emphasis the relationship of Night and Day. Although I'm sure most people put it as night and day, I'm referring to them properly here. $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 21:48
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I'm pretty sure one of the words is

"lie", given the liar/lie down (to sleep) meanings which fit neatly with both the night theme, the dishonest theme and the 'does it every day' theme

The other one, tho? I'm at a loss.

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  • $\begingroup$ SO CLOSE! So damned close! $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 21:03
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Is it?

Fraud and Fight

We start just the same, but in the end we are not even similar

start by same letter "F"

As comes Night, and the death of the light, so from one should you go to the other

Fraud in Day, and Fight by the Night

One is not nice, and the other is needed, but both can be done, and even succeeded

Fraud is not Nice, and fight is needed for a gangster to survive. Both can be executed and completed successfully.

You can always trust a dishonest person to do them both everyday.

dishonest person use them everyday.

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  • $\begingroup$ Nope. Not the first right letter. Close in the idea though. $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 20:18
  • $\begingroup$ too many combination of words are possible, a positive hint might help. $\endgroup$ – Rahul Bali Apr 27 '16 at 20:39
  • $\begingroup$ You're completely ignoring what Night brings(I referred to it as a noun for a reason) $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 20:46
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Is it

Sleep and snore

1.

They start with s but mean completely different

2.

not sure

3.

Snoring is not nice but sleep is needed and both can be down at once you can snore while sleeping

4.

dishonest will always sleep

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  • $\begingroup$ What does Night bring? $\endgroup$ – Robert Mennell Apr 27 '16 at 20:56
  • $\begingroup$ Is it Darkness? $\endgroup$ – LearningPhase Apr 27 '16 at 20:57

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