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So, yesterday I received a treasure, can you guess what it is?

For me to receive this treasure, I had to wait for quite some time,
A time I did pass with leisure, many obstacles I had to climb.

Never ceasing, I continued day by day.
Always piecing, many foes I did slay.

To receive a prize, one most precious indeed.
I widened my eyes, until I did succeed.

Can you tell me what I've gotten? It's the first of it's kind I've received.

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  • $\begingroup$ You always have an acronym in your riddles! What are you, a fanatic? :D $\endgroup$ – user477343 Aug 29 '18 at 14:22
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    $\begingroup$ @user477343, It's kind of my calling card. $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 29 '18 at 14:23
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    $\begingroup$ I would like to see if you can make JoeYouKnow be one of your calling cards :P $\endgroup$ – user477343 Aug 29 '18 at 14:24
  • $\begingroup$ @user477343, What? You don't like the hyphens? $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 29 '18 at 14:25
  • $\begingroup$ Ahem Joe-You-Know xD $\endgroup$ – user477343 Aug 29 '18 at 14:26
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Did you get

A gold badge on PSE?

For me to receive this treasure, I had to wait for quite some time, A time I did pass with leisure, many obstacles I had to climb.

Sure enough, you have had to answer and ask a lot of questions for quite some time, 100 days to be specific, before you received this!

Never ceasing, I continued day by day. Always piecing, many foes I did slay.

Yes, we have been seeing your challenging puzzles as well as piecing together your answers beating foes like @El-Guest :P

To receive a prize, one most precious indeed.

Gold badge is definitely the highest and a precious badge indeed!

I widened my eyes, until I did succeed.

I'm guessing you learnt a lot while asking and answering questions!

I only just saw @El-Guest's part of the answer that says:

FANATIC. We know you are a puzzling fanatic now!
And I just saw that the badge you received is FANATIC! :)

And Congratulations! :D

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    $\begingroup$ Dang it, this is 100% it. Great find! (And congrats, Joe-You-Know!) :D $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Aug 29 '18 at 15:50
  • $\begingroup$ Would you be able to expound on your answer? This is 100% correct by the way! :D $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 29 '18 at 15:52
  • $\begingroup$ Excellent edit. Thanks! I always give 24 hours before accepting answers, but I'll be sure to accept it then! $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 29 '18 at 16:17
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Did you get

The One Ring, from LOTR?

For me to receive this treasure, I had to wait for quite some time,

It was buried in the river Anduin for a long time; after that Gollum had it for a long time; after that Bilbo had it for a long time before it finally got to Frodo.

A time I did pass with leisure, many obstacles I had to climb.

Living in the shire was very leisurely before Bilbo gave Frodo the Ring; after that he had to climb the Misty Mountains, then Cirith Ungol, then Mount Doom.

Never ceasing, I continued day by day.

He kept on trekking towards Mt. Doom (for the most part without stopping).

Always piecing, many foes I did slay.

Lots of killing

To receive a prize, one most precious indeed.

The Precious!

I widened my eyes, until I did succeed.

Gollum's eyes were unnaturally wide by the time he meets Frodo.

Can you tell me what I've gotten? It's the first of it's kind I've received.

It's the One Ring?

Hidden clue:

The acronym FANATIC, which is what the Ring turns people into.

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    $\begingroup$ I see that you've gotten the jump on it today. But no, the precious is not mine... $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 29 '18 at 14:22
  • $\begingroup$ Ooh I thought I had it for sure! I'll keep thinking... $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Aug 29 '18 at 14:24
  • $\begingroup$ The riddle was definitely set up to make us believe it's this. It's what I really love about this riddle. Amazing work, joe! $\endgroup$ – Cashbee Aug 29 '18 at 16:16
  • $\begingroup$ @Cashbee, Actually, I wasn't thinking of this at all. This just happened to fit well out of sheer coincidence... (Maybe subconsciously I built it this way? ¯_(ツ)_/¯) $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 29 '18 at 16:19
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, let me remove my upvote then.. jk :) While reading i was waiting for the keyword 'precious' to show up. When it did, i was sure you did it intentionally as red herring. I had this answer in mind since i read the title actually $\endgroup$ – Cashbee Aug 29 '18 at 16:21
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Is the treasure

a Chest from the video game Bayonetta, found by finding an Umbra Witch's final resting place?

For me to receive this treasure, I had to wait for quite some time,

It takes a lot of time to find each Chest.

A time I did pass with leisure, many obstacles I had to climb.

Playing the video game is considered leisure, although there are many obstacles.

Never ceasing, I continued day by day.

You could play it every day.

Always piecing, many foes I did slay.

Bayonetta is a "hack-and-slash" game.

To receive a prize, one most precious indeed.

The Chests are extremely precious in the game.

I widened my eyes, until I did succeed.

Maybe this is a reference to the state of one's vision after playing for so long?

Can you tell me what I've gotten? It's the first of it's kind I've received.

It could be the first chest, or the first Silver award you've received?

The secret hint

FANATIC could be used to describe the achievement TREASURE FANATIC, which is earned once all of the Chests/final resting places have been found.

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  • $\begingroup$ No, this isn't it. It's not an answer you need the trivia or video game tag for. Besides, I haven't played this game (Not really my style, honestly). $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 29 '18 at 14:34
  • $\begingroup$ That's fair enough, I need to pay more attention to the tags haha. I just googled Treasure Fanatic tbh, I've never played this either! $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Aug 29 '18 at 14:35

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