# Our puzzling friend

One of our friends spends all of his time on the Puzzling Stack Exchange, so to get him to come out with us, we let him pick what to do. This was a pretty big mistake as we soon found out. This was the invitation he sent all of us:

An accord
We've got potatoes, except when we didn't
Live cat toy

One of the few for java
Some paid borrowing
Sometimes on, sometimes off
To end, put in the coffin
Freight with a caboose
This, this never changes

Camelbak has a lifetime of this
People try to do this to the fullest
Well known tall rock
Arthur is one, fun to spell
A limiting speed

A really big fantasy race
Mathematicians best friend
When you aren't seeking
Not necessary
Corsets are often this, much to the wearer's dismay
Hit close to home, but above deletion
Black where you get baguettes

Make a choice
Tall wet grass
The whole kit and caboodle
Almost a circle, but not
Purple, but no blue

Some light interrogation
Unwanted rarity of game loot
Uncivil disobedience
Some say they will rise again

Found in a perverts wall
Give 4 stars, maybe 3, sometimes 5
The space between
Best of the best, well known as 4
Risk analyzer, often insured

To receive the location, you must first determine the activity
Enjoy

None of us have any idea what he is talking about, so we thought maybe the place he spends all of his time might be able to find the answer for us.

Oh, and when we asked him to give us a hint, he just keep mumbling about jumbled words within words within words. We thought he had just lost his mind from working on so many puzzles but maybe it is important.

Can you find out what activity our friend has picked for us?

Hint: It looks like you are having some trouble, so here is some information about my friend that might help you out. I don't know how much of this will help though! Edit: I think I have narrowed down some information about him!

He lives alone in an apartment and dislikes the monthly cost. He was originally from Texas. He plays a lot of video games, both console/handheld and computer. He doesn't really like the current state of the American government and wishes it didn't exist. He doesn't really like vegetables but thinks fruit is alright.

We really want to find out what he wants to do, so we asked him for another clue. It seems he gave us another puzzle though instead. Maybe to you guys this will be a hint though?

Short of an inverse explosion
It's coming™
The internet loves to try to give you this type of advice, also seafood

Double cheeseburger, large fries, medium root beer no ice
Girls these days don't want to be this, female dog association
Makes liquid white, red, and even pink

• Does the answer has anything to do with trekking?? – Abhishek May 9 '16 at 18:40
• @Abhishek I'm not sure, looks like you will have to solve the puzzle to find out the answer! – Gordon Allocman May 9 '16 at 19:09

The first step is to:

Find words treating each line as a single clue

The next step is to:

Make words by jumbling the first letters of each word thus obtained
Hint 2 gives clues to these words

And finally, of course:

Make one last word from those

The list:

An accord - pact
We've got potatoes, except when we didn't - Irish (potato famine)
Live cat toy - mouse (cats can be quite sadistic :P)
--> IMP

One of the few for java - Eclipse
Some paid borrowing - rent
Sometimes on, sometimes off - intermittent
To end, put in the coffin - nail (as in, the nail in the coffin)
Freight with a caboose - train
This, this never changes - war
--> WINTER

Camelbak has a lifetime of this - guarantee
People try to do this to the fullest - live life
Well known tall rock - Everest
Arthur is one, fun to spell - Aardvark
A limiting speed - light
--> LEGAL

A really big fantasy race - giant
Mathematicians best friend - number
When you aren't seeking - hiding
Not necessary - optional
Corsets are often this, much to the wearer's dismay - tight
Hit close to home, but above deletion - insert (key)
Black where you get baguettes - noir
--> NOTHING

Make a choice - decide
Tall wet grass - reed
The whole kit and caboodle - everything
Almost a circle, but not - oval
Purple, but no blue - red
--> ORDER

Unwanted rarity of game loot - common
Uncivil disobedience - insurrection
Some say they will rise again - South
--> BASIC

Found in a perverts wall - peephole
Give 4 stars, maybe 3, sometimes 5 - rate
The space between - gap
Best of the best, well known as 4 - elite (Top Gun and Pokemon reference)
Risk analyzer, often insured - actuary
--> GRAPE

Hint 2:

Short of an inverse explosion - IMP (Short of "implosion") [1st set]
It's coming™ - WINTER [2nd set]
The internet loves to try to give you this type of advice, also seafood - LEGAL [3rd set]
____ - NOTHING [4th set]
Double cheeseburger, large fries, medium root beer no ice - ORDER [5th set]
Girls these days don't want to be this, female dog association - BASIC [6th set]
Makes liquid white, red, and even pink - GRAPE (Wine) [7th set]

• This, this never changes This might be "change" itself or quite obvious one, "war" as in fallout quote. Also, to get some vowels there, One of the few for java might be "Eclipse". – Lafexlos May 10 '16 at 5:19