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Your magic is very sketchy...

When I'm put under pressure what was inside comes out

The lower I fall the darker my snout

I own a magic hat that makes things disappear

As I shed my skin, abracadabra I reappear

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ Has a correct answer been given? If so, please don't forget to $\color{green}{\checkmark \small\text{Accept}}$ it :) $\endgroup$
    – Rubio
    Commented Mar 28, 2019 at 6:44

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Seems like you are:

A pencil


Because,

When I'm put under pressure my insides fall out

The graphite in the centre (insides) rubs off (falls out) on the page when you use pressure.

The lower I fall the darker my snout

Not 100% sure about this one, but graphite is dark in colour and can smudge around the end of the pencil as you use it more (i.e. as the pencil gets shorter/lower).

I own a magic hat that makes things disappear

Often pencils have an eraser on the end.

As I shed my skin, abracadabra I reappear

Sharpening the pencil makes the graphite reappear.


And from the title:

You use pencils to sketch pictures.

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    $\begingroup$ Huh. I thought it was Bug Bunny... $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 26, 2019 at 4:29
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    $\begingroup$ is the darker snout a reference to the H / B value ? $\endgroup$
    – Smock
    Commented Mar 26, 2019 at 9:22
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    $\begingroup$ For the second line, I would infer that rot13(n funec crapvy znxrf n zhpu yvtugre fgebxr, ohg n jbea qbja gvc yrnqf gb n guvpx qnex yvar) $\endgroup$
    – Flater
    Commented Mar 26, 2019 at 12:01
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Are you a :

volcano ?


Because,

When I'm put under pressure my insides fall out

Volcanos erupt lava when the pressure increases

The lower I fall the darker my snout

The deeper the lava, the blacker the surrounding rocks of inactive volcanos.

I own a magic hat that makes things disappear

Throw anything inside a volcano and its literally gone :D

As I shed my skin, abracadabra I reappear

Lava keeps accumulating a black solid layer that is lost again and again


And from the title:

The magic is sketchy since things that disappear by lava can't be brought back.

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    $\begingroup$ I'm guessing that @Alconja has the correct answer, but +1 for an excellently justified answer! $\endgroup$
    – Brandon_J
    Commented Mar 26, 2019 at 14:22

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