# Don't miss me for I come first and last, Who am I?

Don't miss me for I come first and last,
yet third still fits me well.
Remember the key,
I'm in between San Francisco.
My oh my,
I hope this is not too easy.
Family comes first,
a quote to keep in mind.
Song me a sing,
I can be on girls and guitars.
Lucky me, why is it you?
Tik tok, take your time and take it slow,
even alone I can be black and yellow.
Don't miss me for I come last and first,
yet third still fits me well.

Edit: Added knowledge tag, but it's really REALLY basic knowledge.

My guess is that you are:

The musical scale, C-D-E-F-G-A-B-C.

Don't miss me for I come first and last,
yet third still fits me well.

The first note is C, and comes first and last.
C is the third letter of the alphabet.

Remember the key,
I'm in between San Francisco.

The key on the keyboard between S and F is D.

My oh my,
I hope this is not too easy.

Family comes first,
a quote to keep in mind.

F is the first letter of "family". Not sure what the "quote" is.

Song me a sing,
I can be on girls and guitars.

Girls and guitars both have "G"s. And can also both have G-strings.

Lucky me, why is it you?

Tik tok, take your time and take it slow,
even alone I can be black and yellow.

Bees are black and yellow.

Don't miss me for I come last and first,
yet third still fits me well.

Once again.

The first letters of each set of lines are Do-Re-My[sic]-Fa-So-Lu[sic]-Ti-Do. This is an allusion to solfege.

• C is the third letter of the alphabet ;)
– Styx
Jul 14, 2017 at 10:57
• Typo fixed. Thanks for catching it. Anyone have any ideas on "Lucky me", "quote", and "too easy"? Jul 14, 2017 at 10:58
• "quote" is perhaps just surface reading (it looks like it). I thought easy was eeeeee-sy to figure out. No clue about lucky me.
– Rubio
Jul 14, 2017 at 11:08
• Nice catch! Family refers to how these 8 notes belong in a "family" Also, "Lucky me, why is it you?" the letter "U" in lucky is pronounced like "A". Jul 15, 2017 at 15:27

Are you

The letter T (Tea)

Explanation

Don't miss me for I come first and last,

yet third still fits me well.

T is the only letter that is present in first, last and third

Remember the key,

I'm in between San Francisco.

My oh my,

I hope this is not too easy.

Family comes first,

a quote to keep in mind.

Song me a sing,

I can be on girls and guitars.

May be refering to T-Guitars and t-girls (transgender)

Lucky me, why is it you?

Tik tok, take your time and take it slow,

T is in tik and tok. Also t is used to represent time in physics

even alone I can be black and yellow.

t alone can represent the word tea and tea can be of black (black tea) or yellow (milk tea)

Don't miss me for I come last and first,

yet third still fits me well.

• I agree that a letter seems likely, but other parts of the riddle seem to suggest other letters. (Perhaps different bits point to different letters and we are meant to put them together?) Jul 14, 2017 at 10:29
• Oh. Ok ok. I thought each line hints same item. :( Jul 14, 2017 at 10:33
• I don't know. That would be the most usual thing, and it's a fair assumption -- but don't you think the black and yellow is most likely a B(ee), and the thing on girls and guitars I fear is a G(-string). (Though girls might wear beehive hairdos, though they've been way out of fashion for decades, and guitars have B-strings...) Jul 14, 2017 at 11:21
• Aha -- see edderiofer's answer. Different letters, indeed. Jul 14, 2017 at 15:54