I almost am a chicken,
Not quite a famous horse.
Confined to my domain,
I'll help you see the course.

I almost am contagious,
Not quite a Youtube part.
Use a pencil when you're ready
And light me when you fart.

Each line is a clue.
Together they target what specific object?

Hint #1:

The object is not a phone.

Hint #2:

How many lines are in the riddle? There are not quite the past tense of "to eat."

Hint #3:

Each line is a clue except the one that says, "Each line is a clue."

Hint #4:

Each line is almost a phone, but not almost a rhyme.

  • "And light me when you fart." DVL13 $\color{darkorange}{\bigstar}$ hahah :P – user477343 Sep 14 at 10:47
  • hmmmm, (rot 13) V org vg fgnegf jvgu n p naq puvpxra naq pbagntvbhf ersre gb gur jbeq vgfrys naq abg jung gur jbeq ersref gb. – tox123 Sep 14 at 23:26
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    "Golden Nugget"? – CR241 Sep 14 at 23:30

Are you

yellow? (i know, not an object but...)

I almost am a chicken,

yellow is associated with cowardice (or being a chicken)

Not quite a famous horse.

not quite yellowhorse

Confined to my domain,

domain of light?

I'll help you see the course.

yellow lines on a racecourse

I almost am contagious,

yellow fever is contagious

Not quite a Youtube part.

??

Use a pencil when you're ready

yellow number 2 pencils

And light me when you fart.

yellow air fresheners and candles

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    Sorry, no, the object in question is indeed physical. It can be touched, dropped, kicked, smelled, used as a paperweight or bookend, bought, sold, stolen, given as a wedding gift, ground up into little pieces, melted, pawned, etc. Some would say it could be eaten, but probably only once. – Chowzen Sep 14 at 13:03

Are you

Match

I almost am a chicken,

Hatch

Not quite a famous horse.

Dan Patch

Confined to my domain,

?

I'll help you see the course.

Path is close to the letters... (Yeah not really :p)

I almost am contagious,

Catchy

Not quite a Youtube part.

?

Use a pencil when you're ready

Scratch

And light me when you fart.

Match

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    Hmmm... If the hint was, "The object is not a rhyme," this might work. – Chowzen Sep 15 at 1:14
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    Looking back, that comment may have sounded mean... :) I was trying to give a new hint – Chowzen Sep 15 at 2:41

Are you an,

iPad Pro?

I am almost a chicken,

There was this thing back when a chicken was laying eggs watching others through an ipad screen.

Not quite a famous horse.

Hinted on the pads/ saddles of a horse- probably

Confined to my domain, I'll help you see the course.

Both the lines hints towards a "Tablet"

I am almost contagious.

We all know the influence Ipads have in today's world- hence the essence of the word contagious

Not quite a youtube part.

There was an issue where people were unable to play youtube videos on ipads

Use a pencil when you're ready.

You can buy a "Pencil" separately to use with the ipad pro when you are ready to put in that amount of cash for a pencil!

And light me when you fart.

Well who doesn't use a bit of technology on the pooper!

Honestly, that's all the IQ I've got. LOL

Is a great riddle though!

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