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I woke up this morning on the grass outside of the walls of Puzzlevania. I had a terrible headache and couldn't remember anything. I had a feeling that I was someone important for the country, so I tried to ask a guard by the gate to let me in. He ignored me at first, but as I insisted, he told me to get out and stop disturbing the celebrations of election of a new ruler in Puzzlevania. Confused by the guard's behaviour I asked him to tell me who am I and why he is so unfriendly. As most of Puzzlevanians never answer questions straight forward, he told me the following riddle:

Go by your heart to know right direction
Don't split your father from dissertation
A symbol comes in if decimated
You said your thanks - leave it unrelated

Having them two, both need your completion
End them to see your current position.
The first ends with french great water with waves
The second completes with anger and rave

Given the riddle above, can you tell me what is my "current position"? Why I feel important to Puzzlevania?

For clarification: The answer should explain my relationship to the country of Puzzlevania.

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Final guess (thanks to @Gareth for clues) Go by your heart to know right direction

Hint is LEFT because our heart is on the left

Don't split your father from dissertation

Father = PARENT, dissertation = THESIS, put them together and get PARENTHESIS

A symbol comes in if decimated

LEFT PARENTHESIS symbol "(" decimated means take the ASCII (A Symbol Comes In If decimated) value in base 10 which is "40", spells out next hint: FORTY

You said your thanks - leave it unrelated

Thanks could be TY meaning Thank you, so separate FORTY into FOR and TY

Having them two, both need your completion

The two hints are FOR and TY

End them to see your current position. The first ends with french great water with waves

FOR + MER = former

The second completes with anger and rave

TY+RANT = Tyrant

So the answer is

Former Tyrant

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  • $\begingroup$ You have some good points, but it is not the right solution. Btw, your spoiler marks do not work. $\endgroup$ – oleslaw Sep 21 '16 at 12:32
  • $\begingroup$ Yes i don't know why though $\endgroup$ – Joe Derksen Sep 21 '16 at 12:32
  • $\begingroup$ I had the same opinion about the first word. The second could equally end RANT or RAGE. I haven't thought of any really good candidates for it yet (nor had I thought of yours). Your spoilers are OK now. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Sep 21 '16 at 12:37
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    $\begingroup$ Indeed.. though there is a good candidate word ending with RANT $\endgroup$ – Joe Derksen Sep 21 '16 at 12:49
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    $\begingroup$ And its beginning seems to link nicely to the last line of the first stanza. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Sep 21 '16 at 12:54

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