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Disclaimer: Absolutely no offense to @Riley. Sorry if triggered.


And now... (music), O.K. Productions proudly presents... the Worthless Ri-ri-ri-ri-ri-ley!

My head is worth nothing, a piece of flossy wool,

My neck isn't worth anything, just, in a lant'rn, a trifle,

My chest is, with vox, a phrase that means nothing you'd care,

My abdomen is nothing more than a hair,

And my legs turned me into a noun.

If you think I am worth nothing, vote me up, not down!

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  • $\begingroup$ A social commentary on Riley puzzles I see. Hmm to upvote or downvote? On one hand it's a good riddle but like OmegaKrypton? Are you worthless? Riley isn't worthless. But Riley puzzles did get out of hand.. hhmmmmmhmmhhmhmmmhm $\endgroup$ – North Feb 2 at 22:49
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    $\begingroup$ Also four people think you're worth nothing. Congrats. I haven't voted, still making up my mind $\endgroup$ – North Feb 2 at 22:49
  • $\begingroup$ @North this is not a social commentary. see the answer and you will know why ;) $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Feb 4 at 13:38
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I think you are

Floccinaucinihilipilification

My head is worth nothing, a piece of flossy wool,

Flocci - plural of floccus, a flock or tuft of wool

My neck isn't worth anything, just, in a lant'rn, a trifle,

Nauci - a declined form of naucum, a trifle, something slight or trivial

My chest is, with vox, a phrase that means nothing you'd care,

Nihili - genitive singular of nihilum meaning nothing.

My abdomen is nothing more than a hair,

Pili - plural of pilus, a hair-like appendage found on the surface of many bacteria.

And my legs turned me into a noun.

Fication - a suffix which forms nouns of action from verbs ending in -fy, e.g, deification, specification.

If you think I am worth nothing, vote me up, not down!

Floccinaucinihilipilification means the action or habit of estimating somthing as worthless.

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  • $\begingroup$ Very nice! I was so sure the second line would be rot13[wnpx (wnpx-b-ynagrea, naq fbzrguvat pna or jbegu wnpx)]... $\endgroup$ – jafe Feb 4 at 10:35
  • $\begingroup$ nice one, you got it! $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Feb 4 at 13:37

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