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What am I? I am a group.
You can't blame anyone for I being in me.
But I might not anyway.
It depends on how you see the sixth in the third.
But I wasn't invoking Godwin's Law!

You are not in me.
She is not, either.
But the second is, if you cut it.
But not the sixtieth of a minute!
Now, what am I, specifically?

Hint:

If you see an ordinal number, read aloud which part(s) of the riddle you think is/are relevant.

Hint 2:

For example, the fourth line: the sixth (beep) in the third (beep). And watch out for red herrings.

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    $\begingroup$ You're a group. $\endgroup$ – Ian MacDonald Mar 22 '17 at 2:29
  • $\begingroup$ A bounty for each puzzle you post. Not sure if you have enough budget. $\endgroup$ – ibrahim mahrir Jan 19 '18 at 14:26
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    $\begingroup$ @ibrahimmahrir I'm restoring my old questions. As you can see, I still have 222. $\endgroup$ – user_194421 Jan 19 '18 at 14:27
  • $\begingroup$ Do we require any knowledge of set theory to solve this? $\endgroup$ – Petrichor Jan 26 '18 at 11:12
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    $\begingroup$ @Albino What was correct was that the word "I" is 'interesting'. It's not to be interpreted as "eye". $\endgroup$ – user_194421 Jan 31 '18 at 13:26
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Could it be the word

ITS?

What am I? I am a group.

Not sure about this. A quick web search threw up various organisations called ITS Group, but none seemed particularly famous or relevant.

You can't blame anyone for I being in me.

The letter I is contained in the word.

But it might not be the case anyway.
It depends on how you see the third.

Except for its third letter, the word is "it".

But I wasn't invoking Godwin's Law!

The third letter gives SS, a Nazi organisation.

You will never be in me
She will never, either.

Wrong pronouns! Not yours or hers, but its.

But the second is.

Except for its second letter, the word is "is".

But not the sixtieth of a minute!

Indeed, not tha kind of second.

Now, what am I, specifically?

ITS.

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  • $\begingroup$ I have fixed the question $\endgroup$ – user_194421 Mar 22 '17 at 6:07
  • $\begingroup$ It's quite far away $\endgroup$ – user_194421 Jan 28 '18 at 12:57
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My thought is :

CODEINS

You can't blame anyone for I being in me.

My deduction is there's the letter 'I' in the word after the answers the author gave in the comments. => "It depends on how you see the sixth in the third" was an hint, the third eye (see Hint 2) refers to that specific 'i' in the riddle.

You are not in me. She is not, either. But the second is

I think that the word has to be formed with the letters of "second" but doesn't contain "you" or even "she"

By combining all the letters altogether we have

we obtain : codeins or secondi

By deduction : "the second is, if you cut it." and "What am I? I am a group."

codeins

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  • $\begingroup$ Still quite far away $\endgroup$ – user_194421 Feb 1 '18 at 22:26

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