I have

6 articles, an insect, a calculator,

a basic verb, a stack exchange, four spaces,

a core muscle, some males, and some black goo.

I have more, but I risk giving myself away too easily.

Who am I?

Complete answers indicate what is clued by each phrase in addition to the final answer.

  • $\begingroup$ Brandon_J, the issue you raised in a recent flag has been referred to the CMs to look into, as the tools available to moderators are unavailing. Hopefully you should hear something in a few days. $\endgroup$ – Rubio Sep 2 '19 at 5:29
  • $\begingroup$ @Rubio I appreciate it! $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Sep 2 '19 at 11:50
  • $\begingroup$ @Rubio I haven't heard anything as of yet. I would let it go at this point (it's only 8 rep, for goodness's sake) but if it's what it's suspected to be, it could be part of a larger problem :/ $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Sep 6 '19 at 13:29

I think you are


6 articles,

Antidisestablishmentarianism - and each "an" contains an additional "a".

an insect,


a calculator,

TI (Texas Instruments) as suggested by GentlePurpleRain in the comments.

a basic verb,


a stack exchange,


four spaces,

Tab (in code styling, tabs are often set to four spaces)

a core muscle,


some males,


and some black goo.


I have more, but I risk giving myself away too easily.

It is 28 letters long.


Antidisestablishmentarianism is a political movement that developed in 19th-century Britain in opposition the Liberal Party's efforts to disestablish or remove the Church of England as the official state church, thus being the great English debate, credit to ArnaudMortier.

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    $\begingroup$ Very nice! This is the answer I was looking for; however, the title and the calculator clue were intended to be clued differently than you answered. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 18 '19 at 16:57
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    $\begingroup$ @Brandon_J Would the title refer to the very basic meaning of the solution and the implied debate? $\endgroup$ – Arnaud Mortier Mar 18 '19 at 17:07
  • $\begingroup$ @ArnaudMortier could you elaborate (maybe in rot13) what you mean by "very basic meaning"? I think you are on the right track, but I'm not 100% sure. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 18 '19 at 17:16
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    $\begingroup$ @Brandon_J rot13(Gur qrongr bire jurgure gur Puhepu fubhyq fgnl yrtnyyl obhaq gb gur pbhagel bs Ratynaq.) $\endgroup$ – Arnaud Mortier Mar 18 '19 at 17:20
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    $\begingroup$ I think the calculator is rot13(GV (sbe Grknf Vafgehzragf)). $\endgroup$ – GentlePurpleRain Mar 18 '19 at 20:01

Extremely partial answer:

Core muscle - Ab.
Articles - Likely a and an, not the.


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