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Sometimes I move like a snake other times I hit like a stone.

I move very quickly , very faster than you.

Try to race me and win , I will show you a magic trick that no magician has ever performed.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ any more clue... $\endgroup$
    – Premalatha
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 10:30
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    $\begingroup$ the magic trick is showed if i win? $\endgroup$
    – lois6b
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 10:41
  • $\begingroup$ @lois6b magic will be shown every time you win.. $\endgroup$
    – Amruth A
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 10:42
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    $\begingroup$ when you say "I move very quickly , faster than you." is always or you can do it sometimes? $\endgroup$
    – lois6b
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 10:43
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    $\begingroup$ @AmruthA, regarding my (accepted) answer, your last comment is quite missleading... $\endgroup$
    – Christoph
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 11:35

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It's a bit of a strech, but could it be

Light?

Sometimes I move like a snake other times I hit like a stone.

Photons may be described as wave, or particles.

I move very quickly , faster than you.

With the speed of light, obviously.

Try to race me and win, I will show you a magic trick that no magician has ever performed.

So here comes the strechy part: it's physically impossible to win against the light. But I'm sure that if someone finally moves faster than light, magic things will happen!

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  • $\begingroup$ Are you kidding me? I thought about putting light but that last clue... $\endgroup$
    – Areeb
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 11:36
  • $\begingroup$ @Areeb en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faster-than-light $\endgroup$
    – Amruth A
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 11:38
  • $\begingroup$ ehmmmm OP? i asked: "when you say 'I move very quickly , faster than you.' is always or you can do it sometimes?" you answered: "most of the time ,it requires extreme efforts to win.." $\endgroup$
    – lois6b
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 11:39
  • $\begingroup$ @AmruthA the reason I didn't put that is because of what lois described. $\endgroup$
    – Areeb
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 11:40
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    $\begingroup$ @AmruthA Current scientific models predict it is not "very difficult to travel faster than light", but impossible. To travel faster than light would break most ways we know how the universe works. $\endgroup$
    – James T
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 12:07
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Its :

A photon

Sometimes I move like a snake other times I hit like a stone.

A photon can be considered a wave or a particule

I move very quickly , faster than you.

Light is fast!

Try to race me and win , I will show you a magic trick that no magician has ever performed.

Travelling faster than light is going back in time

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  • $\begingroup$ ok more precise but late .. $\endgroup$
    – Amruth A
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 11:39
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My shadow?

Sometimes I move like a snake other times I hit like a stone.

Depending on what you cast a shadow on it could look waving, like a snake or it could suddenly get shorter, i.e. drop like a stone.

I move very quickly , faster than you.

If the light source is behind you the shadow will be in front of you.

Try to race me and win , I will show you a magic trick that no magician has ever performed.

For the keen runners, try and race with your shadow.

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Maybe it's

sound

It moves like a snake when it's

music

Which can be

hard rock

It travels at around

1000km/h

which is pretty fast.

It creates a

shock wave

when you go faster than it, which is amazing.

Not sure of the answer, but it fits most of the phrases.

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    – Amruth A
    Commented Aug 9, 2016 at 11:05
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Lightning.

1st stanza

When lightning strikes it has a snake-like appearance,

2nd Stanza

when it hits it will leave quite an impact (stone).

3rd stanza

It is very fast at 220,000,000 miles per hour.

Last part

The "magic show" is it's brilliant spectacle.

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