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This is my first riddle, so I hope it is not to easy.

Can you explain what I am calculating here?

Without N I am following the same creature like Alice

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Add my short name to my long name and I become a King

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With ITE I am the weakness of the strongest

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64

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    $\begingroup$ Excellent first puzzle $\endgroup$ – Mohit Jain May 11 '16 at 11:11
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You are calculating

with the atomic weights of noble gases.
Neo (from Matrix) also had to follow a white rabbit, add N to get Neon = 10
Ar + Argon = Aragorn = 18
Kryptonite is the weakness of Superman, remove -ite for Krypton = 36
And finally, 10 + 18 + 36 = 64
Element 64 is Gadolin­ium.

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  • $\begingroup$ You beat my to it while I was still typing. $\endgroup$ – M Oehm May 11 '16 at 10:45
  • $\begingroup$ Just barely - maybe by 15 seconds. $\endgroup$ – cpj May 11 '16 at 10:46
  • $\begingroup$ Thats correct, I guess it was to easy, i must think of something harder the next time ;) $\endgroup$ – kl78 May 11 '16 at 10:55
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    $\begingroup$ @kl78 No, that's a perfectly good puzzle! Don't make things super obscure just because a couple very smart people figured it out quickly. $\endgroup$ – Dan Russell May 11 '16 at 14:00
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You are adding ...

... the element numbers of noble gases.

In particular:

Neon (10) without its last n gives Neo, who, like Alice, follows the White Rabbit in the Matrix.

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Argon (18) with its chemical symbol Ar interspersed gives Aragorn, king of Gondor if I have read my Lord of the Rings correctly.

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Krypton (36) plus ite gives Kryptonite, a mineral which is Superman's weak spot.

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