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This next riddle will be a bit more challenging.

I am two halves of a whole,

For now only some remain.

What am I?

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  • $\begingroup$ Any hints, please? $\endgroup$ – rhsquared Dec 11 '18 at 14:59
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It could be the letter 'V'. W contains two V's. If we take the W out of Whole we get 'hole' which looks like letter O. That's what remains for the word nOw

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  • $\begingroup$ That's incorrect, but I will admit that is good reasoning. $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 9 '18 at 8:51
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I don't know the word in english, but are you:

Time of a day

You are two halves of a whole:

You have 12hours AM and PM to make a day

For now only some remain

You only have some hours remain to complete a day (go to next day)

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  • $\begingroup$ Wrong answer, but keep trying. $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 13 '18 at 20:52
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Are you:

The UK's relationship with the EU aka Brexit?

I am two halves of a whole

Roughly half of the whole country voted for Brexit (52%) and roughly half against (48%).

For now only some remain

The vote was to either leave the EU or remain in the EU. The two sides then became dubbed Leavers and Remainers.

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  • $\begingroup$ Not even close, but keep trying. $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 12 '18 at 6:22
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Are you your own nemesis

BATMAN?

You are Edward Nigma, the

given name of the villain The Riddler, whose name is hinted to in the title. Batman is of course a whole comprising the halves bat and man. His name includes the string "atm", which is a partial - i.e. abbreviated - way to express "now" - that is, "at the moment", for . . .

For now only some remain.

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  • $\begingroup$ I love how you deduced my identity. $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 12 '18 at 6:22
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Let's get literal:

You are a fraction, or more specifically, 1/2
two halves (1/2) make a whole (1), and 1/2 could also be written as a remainder (r) or with remainder notation.


Original attempt:

something or somebody.
1. some and thing/body are two words that when together make another whole word.
2. something and somebody refer to a whole thing/person.
3. 'For now, only "some" remain(s)'. Specifically half the word remains until the puzzle is solved and the whole word is known.
4. What am I: you are either something or somebody (like say @Edward Nigma)

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  • $\begingroup$ Wrong, but keep trying. $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 12 '18 at 6:21
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Are you

Puzzle pieces

I am two halves of a whole,

two pieces will fit together to form 1 new bigger piece to the puzzle

For now only some remain.

if you put 2 puzzle pieces together you can go on with the ones left to complete the puzzle

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  • $\begingroup$ Negative! Keep trying. $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 13 '18 at 20:53
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Are you

The Northern White Rhino?

Because:

The last male died this year, leaving only two females left.

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  • $\begingroup$ I love this answer, but it's incorrect! $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 13 '18 at 20:53
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Are you

Marriage. Two people starts life together to become One whole family, For now only some (Love, kids etc..) remain

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  • $\begingroup$ No, but good analysis of the riddle. $\endgroup$ – Edward Nigma Dec 13 '18 at 22:29

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