# Magic Dirt on ME : This ain't something unusual

Obsessed with the color white,

Stroked left and right,

Giving the lessons of life,

Still left with dirt inside,

Take your take and tell what am I?

Time for a hint.. so here it goes..

The whiter I get more the dirty I am.

• @noedne yes :).. Commented May 25, 2018 at 7:39
• I don't know why, but I can't stop thinking of the Carlton Dance. Commented May 25, 2018 at 14:17
• You might want to narrow down all the possible answers with a hint. It is quite broad now. Commented May 25, 2018 at 14:22
• Will give a hint in 1 hour.. Commented May 25, 2018 at 14:36
• For people who stumble on this and are confused: @Maniraj later clarified that they accidentally misspelled "ain't" Commented May 25, 2018 at 18:10

Are you a

Chalk Board or a Black board

Obsessed with the color white,

White chalk goes on it.

Stroked left and right,

Drawing left to right.

Giving the lessons of life,

They are in schools.

Still left with dirt inside,

There is residue left on them.

Take your take and tell what am I?

Umm, I am not sure.

The whiter I get more the dirty I am.

And it does get dirty when white goes on it because it is not black anymore.

• Correct answer 😊😊 Commented May 25, 2018 at 15:56
• I still don't get the ai'nt bit. Commented May 25, 2018 at 15:57
• It was used as a framing part for the puzzle.. :) Commented May 25, 2018 at 15:58
• How is it a framing part? Commented May 25, 2018 at 16:10
• @Maniraj - Not to take anything away from QuantumTwinkie's answer, but you could have given Clarkey252 a bit of a nudge that he/she was heading in the right direction with Clarkey252's answer. Commented May 25, 2018 at 16:10

I think you are:

Chalk

Explanation:

Obsessed with the color white,

Chalk is usually white (not too sure about the obsessed bit)

Stroked left and right,

Giving the lessons of life,

Reference to teaching

Still left with dirt inside,

Chalk often has small amounts of impurities

Take your take and tell what am I?

I think this refers to the board used in filming to mark takes (which were traditionally written on with chalk)

• Good guess.. but its not the answer :) Commented May 25, 2018 at 10:24

Possibly:

a book

Obsessed with the color white,

Papers are mostly white

Stroked left and right,

the writings

Giving the lessons of life,

it is a source of communication

Still left with dirt inside,

when it is old

• good guess .. but alas this is not the answer :) Commented May 25, 2018 at 10:31
• And there I thought talking to other people was the main source of communication... Guess I should book with other people more often!
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Commented May 25, 2018 at 13:48

Are you

Correction fluid?

Obsessed with the color white,

Correction fluid is white and it is used as a drug.

Stroked left and right,

To cover a mistake you stroke the white-out on it

Giving the lessons of life,

Uhm, it's like a punishment for the mistake?

Still left with dirt inside,

The mistake is only covered, but it's still there

Take your take and tell what am I?

As for the hint and the title:

They both contain a mistake to be covered with correction fluid!

• Ah, I wrote this answer while the correct one wasn't accepted yet! Commented May 25, 2018 at 15:59

My guess:

An iPhone

Obsessed with the color white,

Apple devices are often white.

Stroked left and right,

Touch phones are often controlled by swiping.

Giving the lessons of life,

You can use it to look up information, or ask Siri (the "ai" in the question title).

Still left with dirt inside,

Silicon from which integrated circuits are made.

• Hahaha.. no.. not an IPhone 😁 Commented May 25, 2018 at 13:15
• Why you think it's iPhone, your answer seems to be Smart Phone :P Commented May 25, 2018 at 13:25
• @NiranjPatel My impression is that most non-Apple devices tend to be silver or black. Commented May 25, 2018 at 13:45

You are a

TOOTHBRUSH

Title: Magic Dirt on ME : This ai'nt something unusual

The magic dirt is the paste used with a toothbrush, paste has a gritty feeling
Nothing unusual about a toothbrush & toothpaste, it is a daily use item

Obsessed with the color white,

Whiter teeth are a big selling point of toothbrushes (and toothpaste)

Stroked left and right,

The brushing action

Giving the lessons of life,

Brushing one's teeth is among the earliest lessons from a parent to a child

Still left with dirt inside,

Toothbrushes hold germs (slight guess here!)

Take your time brushing, don't rush it

HINT

The whiter I get more the dirty I am.

Toothbrushes fade with use, meaning that coloured bristles lose their colour (bit of a guess again!)

• Good attempt .. but not the answer.. :) Commented May 25, 2018 at 16:02

Partial idea:

a Snowflake

Obsessed with the color white,

It is!

Stroked left and right,

When it rains.

Giving the lessons of life,

???

Still left with dirt inside,

It's made with dust inside: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowflake

• you took a wrong road.. not the correct answer :) Commented May 25, 2018 at 11:09

I'm not sure but may be answer is:

Cigarette

Obsessed with the color white,

Cigarette is almost white

Stroked left and right,

???

Giving the lessons of life,

Will give lesson of life when health problem.

Still left with dirt inside,

When we do smoke then dirf left inside our body.

• Not the right answer.. :) Commented May 25, 2018 at 12:39

My Guess:

A Beard, or more specifically an old man's beard

Obsessed with the color white:

Beards usually turn white as people get older

Stroked left and Right:

People tend to stroke their beards when thinking

Giving he lessons of life:

If talking about an older person, they would have much more life experience and can give out lessons of life

Still with dirt left inside:

Take your take and tell what I am:

Beards take time to grow

• No.. not the right answer.. seemingly you've a wrong approach Commented May 25, 2018 at 15:48