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Put away your expectations this riddle is rough
Are lost then found ale, mine now to obtain this is tough

Oh no a, set of eyes that never rest
Gone from the start then ripped from my chest

Are never in, what endures time the bluff
Without tea protests when not up to snuff

No end so why, a tale of one in the west
Resulting in a place to obtain what's left

What am I?

Hint #1

The first and last lines allude to the word, while the others hint to transformed versions of the word.

Hint #2

Look to the first portions of the lines for instructions

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Are you...

A store?

Put away your expectations this riddle is rough

Not really sure about this one.

Are lost then found ale, mine now to obtain this is tough

Remove the "r" and replace it with "ale"? Not quite sure on this one either.

Oh no a, set of eyes that never rest

Remove the "o", replace with "a": STARE

Gone from the start then ripped from my chest

Remove the first letter: TORE (tore is a synonym for ripped)

Are never in, what endures time the bluff

Remove the "r", replace with "n": STONE (stone shores endure the ocean's "bluff")

Without tea protests when not up to snuff

Remove the "t": SORE (body protests/is sore when not feeling well)

No end so why, a tale of one in the west

Remove the last letter, replace with "y": STORY (stories tell tales)

Resulting in a place to obtain what's left

STORE (where you can get what they have left on the shelves)

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  • $\begingroup$ I think the ale is just an L, so that "mine now!" fits. And store also means to put away. $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Nov 16 '17 at 20:05
  • $\begingroup$ That 's right! Some of the lines aren't interpreted fully/quite the way I had in mind, so think a little more on it and when you update your answer, I'll mark it as correct. Nice work though! @MOehm You're right too ;) $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 16 '17 at 20:18
  • $\begingroup$ @PaigeMeinke Wanna give this the tick, then? $\endgroup$ – feelinferrety Nov 28 '17 at 17:48
  • $\begingroup$ @feelinferrety I was going to wait until they updated... but since they haven't and might not come back, sure. $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 28 '17 at 18:34
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Partial Answer

Possible answers to lines 3 and 4:

Oh no a, set of eyes that never rest

stare

Gone from the start then ripped from my chest

tear. Removed the start of the previous word. This leaves us with tear from stare.

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  • $\begingroup$ Your first guess is correct and the second one is close. Nice job! $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 16 '17 at 5:19

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