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You rush to the edge of a cliff-
I in turn greet you.
You slam open the door of a plane-
I know you want me. You'll jump.
You yield to me; I'll be the end of you.

I deliver the prize,
You remember my worth.
I uncloak your wild side,
You get up to do it again.

If you are you, then I am who?
Inspired by this riddle.

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  • $\begingroup$ You may like this riddle too, puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/67511/…, as it is similar to this one. $\endgroup$ Aug 9, 2018 at 18:12
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    $\begingroup$ I can only imagine how many puzzles on here use this answer... I like yours better, and I bet it wasn't written in two minutes like mine :^) $\endgroup$
    – iiiidk
    Aug 9, 2018 at 18:14

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Are you

Thrill or adrenaline?

You rush to the edge of a cliff-
I in turn greet you.
You slam open the door of a plane-
I know you want me. You'll jump.
You yield to me; I'll be the end of you.

All of these things sound like someone who is an adrenaline junkie. It can lead to death

I deliver the prize,

Which is adrenaline

You remember my worth.

It helps you fight or run away.

I uncloak your wild side,

Like bungee jumping, or sky gliding.

You get up to do it again.

Because it releases dopamine into your brain, people keep doing more and more dangerous stuff to get the Thrill.

Edit: There is an acrostic in the second word of each line that spells:

risky drug

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  • $\begingroup$ Since the prize has been awarded- rot13(Vg'f vafcverq ol gur fnzr npebfgvp gnpgvp lbh hfrq!) $\endgroup$
    – iiiidk
    Aug 9, 2018 at 18:05
  • $\begingroup$ Really? I'll have to look for it. $\endgroup$ Aug 9, 2018 at 18:06
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beat by Joe-You-Know

Are you a

Adrenalin

You rush to the edge of a cliff-

Maybe a plane door.

I in turn greet you.

Fast heart rate and anticipation

You slam open the door of a plane-

I want to skydive.

I know you want me. You'll jump.

A big rush.

You yield to me; I'll be the end of you.

Maybe to intense?

I deliver the prize,

rush

You remember my worth.

Fun

I uncloak your wild side,

Adrenaline rush.

You get up to do it again.

Addictive

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    $\begingroup$ Hopefully a rot13(cnenpuhgr) is not the end of you; I think their job is the exact opposite! $\endgroup$
    – iiiidk
    Aug 9, 2018 at 17:49
  • $\begingroup$ I thought the exact same thing! $\endgroup$
    – Duck
    Aug 9, 2018 at 17:51
  • $\begingroup$ @iiiidk, I though that clue meant something else... It should save you $\endgroup$
    – Goose
    Aug 9, 2018 at 17:52
  • $\begingroup$ Ohh@iiiidk rot13(nqeranyvar) $\endgroup$
    – Goose
    Aug 9, 2018 at 17:54
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    $\begingroup$ Beat you to it by seconds :D. I was already writing the answer when you first posted. $\endgroup$ Aug 9, 2018 at 17:57

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