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Because I see Riley's riddle too often lately when I see this word, a puzzle just suddenly appears in my mind ._.

Then, let's try how fun it is:

My prefix needs an electricity

My infix is kind of electricity

My suffix is good for moving an electricity

My whole is just a confusing city

What is the word?

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Taking a gamble on

Macau

My prefix needs an electricity

Mac - an Apple Mac

My infix is kind of electricity

ac - alternating current

My suffix is good for moving an electricity

Au - gold's high conductivity and resistance to corrosion make it useful in industry.

My whole is just a confusing city

Macau - A Special Administrative Region of China west of Hong Kong.

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  • $\begingroup$ sounds convincing to me. $\endgroup$ – Shahriar Mahmud Sajid Sep 5 '18 at 8:47
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    $\begingroup$ Yes, this is correct, and you literally can "Taking a gamble on" there :) $\endgroup$ – malioboro Sep 5 '18 at 9:20
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Inspired by the other answer, one could also argue for

Vegas

My prefix needs an electricity

$V$, the symbol for electric potential, which according to Ohm's law needs an electric current to form across a resistor

My infix is kind of electricity

$E$, the symbol for an electric field, which is arguably the same as electricity

My suffix is good for moving an electricity

GaS, Gallium Sulphide is a semiconductor

My whole is just a confusing city

Important landmarks such as The Strip are outside Vegas' city limits. Also, what happens in Vegas...

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  • $\begingroup$ wow, a very good guess! and you literally can still "Taking a gamble on" there :) but for the last part I think it's not really fit, as what's confusing is the landmark $\endgroup$ – malioboro Sep 5 '18 at 16:28
  • $\begingroup$ @malioboro I worked from the other post with the "spoiler" tags hidden, making the "gamble" the inspiration for this. I agree, the last clue does not fit nearly as well as for the other answer. $\endgroup$ – Sanchises Sep 5 '18 at 18:02

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